AusBiotech Conference 2019

September 18, 2019

Southern Star Research is attending the AusBiotech Conference 2019 in Melbourne. Book an appointment to meet with us during the conference via the partnering platform, or Contact Us directly.  


Event Calender

September 17, 2019

Phase 1 Studies, Efforts to Speed Up Drug Development

September 16, 2019

Starting a phase 1 trial can be exciting and nerve-racking, especially for First Time in Human studies. In most cases, Phase 1 trials are the first opportunity to assess if the properties of a therapeutic, and its safety in humans at increasing doses, behave as predicted. In other cases, it will involve expanding the cohort […]


Our Work with UNICEF

September 15, 2019

Southern Star Research makes contributions throughout the year that are directed towards causes that improve the health and quality of life of others, both locally and abroad. Examples of putting this philosophy into action include; Polio Vaccinations Polio is a highly contagious viral infection, and prevention via vaccination is the best solution. Polio causes children […]

Patient engagement

Clinical trial success through patient engagement

September 11, 2019

The world of clinical development is changing. The rapid pace of scientific & technological advances, the rise of personalised medicine and patient engagement, escalating R&D costs, and increased scrutiny from regulators and payers looking to reign in healthcare costs are all driving disruption.  Added to this, the patient is more informed and connected technologically and […]


Why Australia for Clinical Trials?

September 10, 2019

Why Not? The hardest part about placing your clinical trials in Australia is the decision to consider Australia in the first place. Stepping outside a country you know, to one in another timezone? It’s so much easier to stick with where you know. However, taking a moment to explore the benefits of Australia as research […]

Reducing Clinical Trial Cost

Reducing Study Complexity to Minimise Cost and Burden of Clinical Trials

August 30, 2019

Reducing Clinical Trial Cost, Complexity & Burden It’s no secret. Clinical trials are getting more complicated and this is driving up the cost of developing new drugs. As recently reported by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development (CSDD)a, this complexity is negatively impacting on clinical trial efficiency, the burden on those executing […]


Statistical Integrity as an Essential Part of Adaptive Clinical Trials

August 21, 2019

Although there are many obstacles that need to be overcome to take an investigational therapeutic successfully through to regulatory approval, the vast majority of issues really come down to two factors – the time and expense associated with clinical trials. Recent estimates suggest it costs almost $2.6bil USD and takes well in excess of 10 […]


Genome Variations in the Design of Informed Clinical Trials

July 25, 2019

Although pharmacogenetics is a relatively new field of study, it has already made a significant contribution to the standard treatment options for several common cancers. However, it is the positive impact that this science can have on the clinical development processes of potential new cancer therapies that is of greatest interest to companies working in […]


Focus on Subject Recruitment

July 21, 2019

Southern Star Research recognises that a successful trial is always dependent on timely subject recruitment. To achieve this we focus on feasibility, investigator identification, site selection, investigator motivation, advertising and marketing, and patient advocacy groups. Southern Star Research is the local representative for a US based clinical trial patient recruitment agency, which enhances the depth […]

Clinical Trials

Smooth & Seamless Global Coverage

July 7, 2019

In addition to our capabilities in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, Southern Star research has developed a number of alliances with CROs around the world providing experienced clinical trial support for studies conducted across North America, Europe, South America and Asia. The companies selected for our network are focused on the quality of […]


Drug Information Association (DIA) 2019

June 20, 2019

Southern Star Research is attending the Drug Information Association (DIA) 2019 Annual Meeting on June 23-27 in San Diego. To discuss how we can save you time and money by considering Southern Star Research and Australia in your clinical development lifecycle meet us at our Booth # 805 or Contact Us directly.  


Southern Star Research joins the expert panel at the NSW Government’s BIO 2019 breakfast- Philadelphia, PA

May 30, 2019

International biotechnology companies seeking to conduct clinical trials in Australia will be excited to learn of the NSW Government’s capability to fast track clinical trials. Learn how NSW can create a competitive advantage for your business by facilitating fast, high quality and cost-effective clinical trials. Already, Sydney and the State of New South Wales offers: Ethics […]


BIO 2019 – June 3-6 – Philadelphia, PA

May 21, 2019

Southern Star Research is attending Bio 2019, 3rd to 6th of June in Philadelphia.  Book an appointment to meet with us during the conference via the partnering platform, or Contact Us directly.  


Dr. David Lloyd Awarded Sector Advocate

November 1, 2017

Southern Star Research is thrilled to announce that our Managing Director, Dr. David Lloyd was awarded Sector Advocate 2017 by ARCS Australia. The acknowledgement comes after David’s tireless work over the last seven years as Chairman for the R&D Task force. Congratulations David, we’re sure the industry appreciates your hard work in this field.