- Clinical Trial Site
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of the St Vincent’s Health Australia (SVHA), a $2 billion not-forprofit health and aged care provider. SVHA is the 12th largest private company in the country, and the second largest healthcare provider with more than 30 facilities along the eastern seaboard.
SVHM is one of five tertiary teaching hospitals in Victoria with respected clinical education and research programs.
Our clinical care is supported by an inspiring and very active translational research program, with a unique focus on biomedical engineering.
The Aikenhead Centre of Medical Discovery (ACMD) will be Australia’s first hospital-based biomedical engineering facility. Located at SVHM, the centre will be a hub fusing medicine, engineering, science and industry to yield a powerful economic, patient and healthcare outcomes.
Areas of strength
Oncology / haematology – including lung cancer
Gastroenterology – hepatitis B and C, inflammatory bowel disease
Neurosciences – epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, neurosurgery
Cardiology – interventional, devices, clinical management
Endocrinology – diabetes devices, complications, islet cell transplantation
Orthopaedics – sarcoma, limb reconstruction
Respiratory – ɑ1 anti-trypsin deficiency
Rheumatology – systemic sclerosis, SLE, arthritis
Psychiatry / mental health / addiction medicine
Additionally, we have the capacity to conduct all clinical trial phases and specific experience with medical devices.