Research

CCRE Therapeutics undertakes a broad range of research across the basic, clinical and epidemiological fields. In terms of therapeutics, these span the areas from drug target discovery to clinical trials to pharmacoepidemiology and pharmaeconomics. Other strengths of the Centre include clinical quality registries, health promotion and outcomes research generally.

Clinical Research

  • ANBP2: The Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study
  • ASPREE: Placebo Controlled Trial of Low Dose Aspirin in the Elderly
  • AUSPICE: Australian Study for the Prevention through Immunisation of Cardiovascular Events
  • HOPE-3: Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation
  • PACIFIC: Prevalence of undetected atrial fibrillation and the association with cardiovascular risk factors in the community
  • QUARTET: Quadruple UltrA-low-dose tReaTment for hypErTension
  • SCREEN-HF: SCReening Evaluation of the Evolution of New Heart Failure

Program Management

  • ANZSCTS: Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons
  • MIG: Melbourne Interventional Group
  • VCOR: Victorian Cardiac Outcomes Registry

Pharmacoepidemiology/Translational Research

  • INTEGRATE: An integrated general practice and pharmacy-based intervention to promote the prescription and use of appropriate preventive medications among individuals at high cardiovascular risk