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.
  • Excellence study – This study looks at the safety of a new injectable investigational medication and how effective it may be in treating the pain, inflammation and mobility symptoms of osteoarthritis in the knee.
  • 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.