We continue to be actively involved in research across a range of clinical fields. With a reputation as a world leader in cancer research, we have expanded into neurosurgery, orthopaedics, platform trials and respiratory medicine.
Please read our latest health and medical research annual report, showcasing remarkable achievements across our research portfolio.
Explore each research unit to find out more about the projects, publications, researchers and clinical trials underway.
Anaesthesia and pain research
Our unit is a leading research site in Western Australia for multi-centre clinical trials and guidance in anaesthesia, pain and perioperative medicine.
The Cardiology Research Group aims to provide the best advanced care for patients, to address the need for continuous improvement in cardiology treatment and to contribute to the body of knowledge.
Gynaecological oncology research
We are a leader in local, national and international gynaecologic cancer research with a focus on improving the quality of life for ovarian cancer survivors.
Neurosurgery research focuses on improving care and treatment options for patients needing surgery on the nervous system, particularly the brain or spine.
Oncology clinical trials at Subiaco
Since 2001 the Oncology Clinical Trial Unit at St John of God Subiaco Hospital has focused on providing different treatment options, in addition to the standard of care, for people with a wide variety of cancers.
Platform trials help determine best practice and incorporate it into routine healthcare delivery.
Registries and biobanks
Clinical registries and biobanks improve the quality and scope of health and medical research that can be undertaken, nationally and internationally.
Our urology research focuses on improving patient care and outcomes for people requiring prostate surgery.
Breast cancer research
Breast cancer research at St John of God Health Care focuses on improving the health, care and lifestyles of those affected by breast cancer.
Colorectal cancer research
The Colorectal Cancer Research Group aims to improve surgical outcomes and survival rates for patients with colorectal cancer.
Intensive care research at Subiaco
Our research focuses on providing supportive care, which is not specific to a condition but aims to aid general recovery by supporting organ systems of our body.
Nursing and midwifery research at Subiaco
We promote innovative nursing practice through clinical research and work with medical and allied health caregivers to improve patient outcomes.
Orthopaedic and technology research
We assess how using the latest equipment and technology improves outcomes for people requiring hip and knee replacements.
Orthopaedic research at Subiaco
Our research is concerned with how flaps are used in wrist and elbow soft tissue reconstructions.
Respiratory and thoracic oncology research is concerned with improving outcomes for patients with a broad spectrum of respiratory diseases and disorders.
As a leader in the Australian health sector, we participate in world-class research projects and clinical trials with a focus on providing the highest quality health care across at many of our locations Australia. To view all our current research and projects visit our research units overview.
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