ANZMUSC Endorsed Trials


1. A Combined Randomised and Observational Study of Surgery for Fractures In the distal Radius in the Elderly (CROSSFIRE).
Chief Investigator: Prof Ian Harris, Orthopedic surgeon, University of New South Wales
Trial registration: ACTRN12616000969460
2. Targeting pro-nociception to prevent chronic pain after whiplash injury
Chief Investigator: Prof Michele Sterling, Recover Injury Research Centre, The University of QLD
3. Effectiveness of an electronic patient-centred self-management tool for Gout sufferers: a Cluster randomised controlled trial protocol
Chief Investigator: Prof Richard Day, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, University of New South Wales
Trial registration: ACTRN12616000455460
4. Preventing Falls in Older Aboriginal people: The IRONBARK Trial 
NHMRC Project Grant 2018-2022: $3,026,698.90
Chief Investigator: Prof Rebecca Ivers, Director, Injury Division, Professor of Public Health,  Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales
5.  SUcceSS: SUrgery for Spinal Stenosis – a randomised placebo-controlled trial
Chief Investigator: Assoc. Prof Manuela Ferreira, NHMRC Research Fellow, Principal Research Fellow, The University of Sydney
NHMRC Project Grant 2017-2021: $2,356,175.25
6. Expedited cataract surgery to prevent falls: the BRIGHT trial – Best practice surgical and Refractive management for cataract
Chief Investigator: Assoc. Prof Lisa Keay, Director, Injury Division, UNSW, The George Institute
7. DICKENS – A randomised controlled trial of DIaCerein to treat KneE osteoarthritis with effusioN-Synovitis
NHMRC Project grant 2018-2020: $1,309,503
Chief Investigator: Dr Dawn Aitken, Research Fellow, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, Tasmania
Implementation of an evidence-based model of care for low back pain in emergency departments: Protocol for the Sydney Health Partners Emergency Department (SHAPED) trial
Chief Investigators: Dr Gustavo Machado, NHMRC Early Career Fellow, The University of Sydney
& Dr Bethan Richards, Head, Department of Rheumatology, Deputy Director, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, SLHD
Trial of glucocorticoids in acute sciatica
Chief Investigator: Assoc. Prof Chris Lin, Principal Research Fellow, The University of Sydney