Barwon Health of Geelong Australia emerges as an important clinical trial site in a promising research hub as that healthcare organization in just over the past 12 months conducted nearly 200 clinical trials involving almost 700 participants. Geelong is about 75km to the southwest of Melbourne—a major biomedical research hub itself. Now Geelong residents have access to new and emerging therapies in several important therapeutic areas from diabetes and cardiology to pulmonary and investigational therapies targeting COVID-19. Situated in the state of Victoria, that government is known for proactive support of clinical trials, including aid for a Clinical Trial Research Support Service launched last year at Barwon Health as well as Bendigo Health, Ballarat Health, North East Health Wangaratta, and Goulburn Valley Health. Although Melbourne is a much bigger and more internationally recognized city and research center, Geelong emerges as a key regional clinical research nexus, especially with a proactive Barwon Health on the move.
A Place to Consider for Research
Set an hour to the southwest of Melbourne, the 269,000 inhabitants make the port city of Geelong Australia’s fastest-...
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