Clinical Trial Unit

Overview of Services

The Clinical Trial Unit (CTU) was established as a Core Research Facility of Griffith University in 2016. It supports Griffith staff and students to conduct their clinical trial research by providing purpose-built, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) aligned clinical trial facilities, as well as offering clinical trial coordination and clinical services to researchers using CTU facilities. The CTU also provides professional clinical trial services to external commercial clients such as the pharmaceutical, biotech, nutraceutical and complementary medicine industries

Services Offered are:

  • Provide facilities to conduct Clinical Trials including storage of drugs at ambient and refrigerated conditions, lab space to process samples with -20°C and -80°C freezer storage capacity
  • Clinical Trial Coordination
  • Phlebotomy services
  • Conduct ECGs
  • Conduct Vital Signs
  • Consultation/Admin Assist


How to access equipment/consultation rooms and services:

1.) Request new project via Request Services tab

2.) Arrange induction and equipment training via Request Services tab

3.) Book rooms and equipment via Schedule Resources tab

4.) Request CTU Clinical Research Nurse time via Schedule Resources tab under Clinical Research Nurses

5.) DRAFT Quote for your project via this link (only accessible for Griffith internal users)


 CTU Floorplan

Location and hours of operation

Location   Hours

Clinical Trial Unit (G40) Level 4  

Gold Coast Campus       

Southport, Qld, 4214


  Monday - Friday

  8 am - 4 pm

* Facility is available 24/7 for inducted users.

Click here to see how you can find us on a map

Links and Resources

  1. Clinical Trial Unit Website
  2. CTU Internal Charges


Evelin Tiralongo | Prof |CTU Director | 56780366 |

Claire Williams | PhD |Business and Operations Manager | 56780929 |

Elisabeth Kolarich | MSc | Quality and Safety Manager | 56780352 |