When Pain Persists

Back pain – almost all of us has either had it or will experience it in our life time. In fact, four million Australians may be suffering from low back pain right now, and for around 40% of people that pain will persist and become chronic with devastating effects. But what if you could end […]

Prof. Gordian Fulde named Senior Australian of the Year

Mobius is delighted by the news of Prof. Gordian Fulde being named Senior Australian of the Year this week. Suzanne, one of the Principals of Mobius Medical has had the pleasure of meeting with Prof. Fulde previously within the area of clinical research. We send our warm congratulations to Prof. Fulde. Read More

Registry data speaks volumes for Australia and New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand have each registered more clinical trials (per capita) than Germany, UK and the USA according to the World Health Organisation International Clinical Trials Registry Platform! The graph represents the proportion of trials per capita. Ref. Link to data

Why conduct your next trial in Australia

Mobius Medical spends a great deal of time and business development dollars informing our Northern Hemisphere colleagues of some reasons to come to Australia to conduct trials. We are CRO partner to many varied clients who return to us time and time again to initiate and complete another successful trial. We hope they also enjoy […]

Improving Australia’s clinical trials landscape

The Australian government (NHMRC, the Department of Health and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science) are constantly working to improve the clinical trial environment in Australia. Some of the initiatives, which have made significant progress in the last year, are: Timely and more efficient research governance authorisation Efficient Ethics Approval Increased Site Readiness and […]

Online regulatory notification of clinical trials

The Australian clinical trial regulatory process reduces the time to site initiation, by ONLY requiring ethics committee/clinical site approval, followed by a notification to Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). But this year, times to site initiation improved further, with the online clinical trial notification (CTN) scheme. Since July 1, 2015, study sponsors have been notifying the […]

A potential breakthrough in pain relief, right here on Aussie soil…

Mobius Medical is again extremely excited to be partnering homegrown, Australian company, Saluda Medical, in their clinical trial of a spinal implant, which may provide a new breakthrough in the relief of back pain. Watch the recent news article here and read more in this Sydney Morning Herald article.

Clinical Trials Down Under – skipping regulatory approvals!

One of the most advantageous aspects of conducting clinical trials in Australia & New Zealand is the expeditious regulatory ‘notification-only’ scheme, which enables companies to initiate even first in human clinical trials quickly. With a streamlined national ethics committee application system in both countries, sites are initiated on average within 4-6 weeks submission. High quality […]

(Don’t) Be Still My Beating Heart..

Using a pioneering procedure, a Sydney surgery team have replaced the valves on two hearts while they were still beating. Traditionally, patients have their hearts stopped and a bypass is used while the valves are repaired. In this ground-breaking operation, doctors implanted artificial valves inside the patient while their hearts continued to beat. Each patient […]