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STAtins in Reducing Events in the Elderly

What is STAREE

A world first study conducted by Universities across Australia on the effects of statins on healthy ageing.

The STAREE study is proudly funded by public health research grants. To reduce influence and bias, we do not accept funding from pharmaceutical companies. STAREE findings may directly benefit current and future generations of Australians.

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  • About us

    STAREE is the first randomised controlled trial (RCT) of statin therapy in an apparently healthy elderly cohort living in the community.

  • For Participants

    Want to be involved in STAREE? Find out more information about what you need to know to participate.

  • For GPs

    Find out about this study and how you can be involved as a co-investigator.

  • Clinical trial information

    STAREE is a large clinical trial conducted in the traditional manner of all large scale international trials.

  • Statins

    Statins are a class of cholesterol lowering drug that may reduce decline in physical and mental function as well as reducing the incidence of heart disease, stroke and dementia.

  • Meet the team

    Meet the people making their mark at STAREE.

News highlights

  • Delays in Medication Delivery

    Due to the on-going COVID pandemic there are delays in mail parcels being sent which may mean that you don't receive your new medication supply as quickly as usual....

  • COVID-19 and STAREE

    The current situation with coronavirus COVID-19 is having a significant impact on our community and general practices. In response, we have put in place precautionary measures to protect our participants, healthcare staff at practices and STAREE staff to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community...

Contact us

Want to get involved? Call us!

Phone: 1800 770 664


Fax: 03 9510 1449 (please mark faxes "Attn: STAREE")

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