- Clinical Trial Site
The Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc. (S&CF) is a not for profit, DGR registered organisation which provides specialist treatment, education and research for a wide variety of skin diseases, skin cancers and melanoma. Established in 1987 and founded by a group of professional dermatologists the Skin and Cancer Foundation Inc. is Australia’s dermatology centre of excellence.
The Skin and Cancer Foundation Inc.’s research division makes a vital contribution to the study of skin diseases in Australia and has been responsible for conducting many clinical trials over the years as well as supporting projects co-ordinated through St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne Department of Dermatology. The research activities of the clinical trials department are supervised by specialist dermatologist Associate Professor Peter Foley. He is supported by senior dermatologists and clinical researchers Associate Professor Chris Baker and Associate Professor Alvin Chong. Rheumatologist, Dr Maree De Cruz, is a new addition to the team and plays an important role in joint assessment requirements for Psoriatic Arthritis trials. The department also has a full time clinical trials fellow and an experienced team of clinical trials nurse coordinators and clinical trials administration officers who assist in the operation of the department.