Take part in bone and joint research and help us advance our understanding and treatments of disease.


Trials currently recruiting

  • A3BC Biobank – A national musculoskeletal and autoimmune biobanking network with state-of-the-art data collection, data linkage, big data analytics and machine-learning capabilities.
  • ARAD – Australian Rheumatology Association Database – ARAD collects information about your arthritis and health, the medications you take, your quality of life, and information from state and federal health registries.
  • MaRVeL study – This study aims to see if Pentosan Polysulfate (PPS) can improve the knee pain and decrease the cholesterol levels in the bloodstream, and improve blood circulation to the knee joint.
  • ONWARDS study – This study aims to find out if a new treatment, called LNA043, promotes the regeneration of the cartilage tissue in the knee joint and is safe and well tolerated when administered at different doses and frequencies in patients with knee osteoarthritis
  • PATHway studyThis study compares the use of disruptive digital technology to usual care in those who have recently undergone total knee replacement or spinal surgery.
  • SCUlpTOR study – This study compares the use of stem cell injections versus placebo in persons with knee osteoarthritis.
  • SUcceSS – SUcceSS is the world’s first randomised placebo-controlled study of decompression surgery for lumbar canal stenosis.
  • TANGO – The TANGO study is about the development of informational leaflets to help older people with musculoskeletal pain reduce their use of opioid medications.
  • TEXT4myBACK – The TEXT4myBACK study will investigate if a lifestyle focused self-management text message intervention helps people with back pain.

Please check the eligibility conditions carefully before applying for a trial. If you are ineligible for any of our current trials, please check back as this section is updated periodically.