Our Services

Clinical Trials & Research

Austin Pathology has a dedicated Clinical Trials and Research Support Unit that provides research support on a fee-for-service basis. Our support services can be tailored to meet the needs and requirements of your trial or research project.

Services Available
  • Extensive range of pathology testing. Click here for the Selected Reference Ranges for Trials & Research
  • Specimen collection and processing
  • Data extraction
  • Continuously monitored cold storage (down to -80 degrees) for short term sample storage
  • Specialist support and advice from expert Pathologists including case review
  • Creation of personalized request forms and coordination of trial and research samples across all disciplines within pathology and externally
  • Anatomical Pathology technical assistance, including tissue processing, embedding, microtomy,staining and Immunohistochemistry. For research projects requiring fresh or frozen tumour tissue, we refer investigators to the Austin Health hub of the Victorian cancer Biobank.
Our staff are IATA trained and certified for packaging trial and research samples and our laboratories are NATA accredited and ISO15189 certified, with continuous participation in national and international quality assurance programs.

How to Apply

Please submit all clinical trial applications via Austin Health’s Discovery and Innovation Unit website.

Have a question that isn't answered?

The clinical trials staff can be contacted to discuss your specific requirements and provide a quotation.
Assistant Coordinator:

Ms Violetta Kirac

Ph: +61 3 9496 5518


Clinical Trials/Research Coordinator:

Ms Jenny Horvath

Ph: +61 3 9496 5922