2019 Program

ANZMUSC Clinical Trials Network

2019 Annual Scientific Meeting Program

DAY 1 Tuesday, 28th May 2019

 

Auditorium (4.1), Kerry Packer Education Centre

Time Session
9:00 am Registration – coffee and tea available
9.30 am

Session 1: Education session and updates

Chair: Professor Ian Harris

 

Data Linkage (title to be confirmed)

Professor Louisa Jorm, Director, Centre for Big Data Research in Health (University of New South Wales)

 

Living Reviews and Guidelines

Dr Sam Whittle, Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide

 

Priority Setting tool

Associate Professor Will Taylor, University of Otago

11.00 am  Morning tea – sponsored by the Australian Rheumatology Association
11.30 am

Session 2: Proposals and endorsed trial updates

 

Chair: Ms Ornella Clavisi

 

 

Proposal session #1 – Knee OA

 

Presentations on clinical trial proposals involving musculoskeletal conditions including feedback and discussion (15 min each):

 

 

1) Professor Bill Vicenzino, The University of Queensland

2) Professor Kay Crossley, La Trobe University

3) Associate Professor Tasha Stanton, University of Adelaide

4) Professor Rachelle Buchbinder, Monash University and Cabrini Institute

 

Endorsed trial updates session #1

Presentations on endorsed trials clinical trials (5 min presentation, 5 minutes discussion):

 

1) Effectiveness of an electronic patient-centred self-management tool for Gout sufferers

Dr Matthew Coleshill, University of New South Wales

 

2) Trial of glucocorticoids in acute sciatica

Dr Christina Abdel Shaheed, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Sydney (on behalf of Associate Professor Christine Lin, University of Sydney)

 

3) 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

Dr Gustavo Machado, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Sydney

1:00 pm Lunch – Sponsored by the Australian Orthopaedic Association Research Foundation

2:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Session 3: Updates from ANZMUSC and proposals

Chair: Professor Rachelle Buchbinder

 

Proposal Session #2 – Rotator Cuff and Knee OA

Presentations on clinical trial proposals involving musculoskeletal conditions including feedback and discussion (15 min each):

 

1) Professor Ian Harris AM, University of NSW

2) Associate Professor Peter Malliaras, Monash University

3) Dr Ben Darlow, University of Otago

4) Professor Rana Hinman, The University of Melbourne

3:00 pm Afternoon tea
3:30 pm

Session 4: Proposals and endorsed trial updates

Chair: Professor Rana Hinman

 

Proposal session #3 – Hip OA and gluteal tendinopathy

Presentations on clinical trial proposals involving musculoskeletal conditions including feedback and discussion (15 min each):

 

1) Professor Kay Crossley, La Trobe University (on behalf of Dr Adam Semciw, La Trobe University)

2) Professor Kim Bennell, The University of Melbourne

3) Associate Professor Jane Fitzpatrick, The University of Melbourne

4) Professor Bill Vicenzino, The University of Queensland

 

Endorsed trial updates session #2

Presentations on endorsed trials clinical trials (5 min presentation, 5 minutes discussion):

 

Preventing Falls in Older Aboriginal people: The IRONBARK Trial

Professor Rebecca Ivers, University of NSW, The George Institute for Global Health

 

Expedited cataract surgery to prevent falls: the BRIGHT trial – Best practice surgical and Refractive management for cataract

Professor Lisa Keay, Honorary Professorial Fellow at The George Institute for Global Health

 

4:50 Day 1 close
5:30 pm Informal Networking Event (venue to be confirmed)

 

 

 

ANZMUSC Clinical Trials Network

2017 Annual Scientific Meeting Program

DAY 2 Wednesday, 29th May 2019

 

John Greenway Room (4.2), Kerry Packer Education Centre

Time Session
8:30 am Registration – coffee and tea available
9:00 am

Session 1: Advisory Group updates

Chair: Dr Sam Whittle

 

Outcomes of Early Career Research planning meeting

Dr Josh Zadro, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Sydney

 

Research Registry update and outcomes of CAG planning meeting

Ms Ornella Clavisi, Musculoskeletal Australia

10:30 am Morning teasponsored by the Australian Rheumatology Association
11:00 am

Session 2: ANZMUSC Trial site visits and Roadmap

ANZMUSC Trial site visits

Professor Chris Maher, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Sydney

Associate Professor Manuela Ferreira, Institute of Bone and Joint Research, University of Sydney

 

Trial support from NSW Office of Health and Medical Research

Dr Anita van der Meer – Manager – Clinical Trials Support Unit at NSW Office of Health and Medical Research, Ministry of Health

 

The ANZMUSC Roadmap – Where we’ve come from and where we want to go

Professor Jane Latimer, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Sydney

12:30 pm Lunch – Sponsored by Chiropractic Australia
1:30 pm

Session 3: Education Session and proposals

Chair: Associate Professor Will Taylor

 

Adaptive Trial Designs

Associate Professor Laurent Billot, Director, Statistics Division, The George Institute for Global Health

 

Proposal session #4 – Back pain

Presentations on clinical trial proposals involving musculoskeletal conditions including feedback and discussion (15 min each)

1) Dr Laura Laslett, University of Tasmania

2) Associate Professor Mark Hancock, Macquarie University

3:00 pm Afternoon tea
3:15 pm

Session 4: Proposals and endorsed trial updates

Chair: Dr Bethan Richards

 

Proposal session #5 – Back pain and Falls prevention

Presentations on clinical trial proposals involving musculoskeletal conditions including feedback and discussion (15 min each)

1) Dr Adrian Traeger, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Sydney

2) Professor Cathie Sherrington, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Sydney (on behalf of Associate Professor Anne Tiedemann, University of Sydney)

3) Professor Cathie Sherrington, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Sydney (on behalf of Professor Terry Haines, Monash University)

 

Endorsed trial updates session #3

1) A Combined Randomised and Observational Study of Surgery for Fractures In the distal  Radius in the Elderly (CROSSFIRE)

Professor Ian Harris, University of New South Wales

 

2) SUcceSS: SUrgery for Spinal Stenosis – a randomised placebo-controlled trial

Associate Professor Manuela Ferreira, Institute of Bone and Joint Research, University of Sydney

 

3) Come BACK – Physical activity coaching for adults with mobility limitations: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial

Professor Catherine Sherrington, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, University of Sydney

4:30 pm Program close
   

 

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