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CGM Research Trust is an independent, dedicated research facility situated within Burwood Hospital, Christchurch.
We are a leading provider of clinical research trial services in pharmaceutical and medical research.
Dr. Nigel Gilchrist
Primary Investigator, CGM Research Trust
Specialist Consultant Physician
There are many reasons to choose CGM Research Trust as your research partner...
CGM Research Trust
New Zealand is an ideal location for a clinical study due to the population base, resources and a robust medical system.
Competitive and cost-effective clinical trial costs
Reverse seasonality to Northern Hemisphere
Western lifestyle diseases
Ethnic sub populations, especially Polynesian & Asian
Population of New Zealand 4,749,598 (https://www.stats.govt.nz)
Strong medical background and regulatory framework
High international standing in medical research
Adoption of ICH GCP and establishment of national guidelines for Human Research Ethics Committees
Less red tape and efficient approval processes
Medical practices similar to the United States & Western Europe
Dynamic and growing biotech industry
In-house expertise & knowledge base
Principal Investigator with over 30 years experience in research
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Full laboratory service
Access to full
hospital services & diagnostic equipment
Equipment & resources
Dedicated research facility within large teaching hospital
Wide range of charitable services
Areas of therapeutic interest
Experience in all phases of clinical trials.
Diverse range of therapeutic and research targets
Strong working relationships with other healthcare providers & specialists
Robust & wide-ranging health sector connections
Population catchment - 750,000
Recruitment & Retention
"Working with CGM Research Trust I have found the quality of research to be at the highest level. Put simply, this is down to the wealth of experience and the willingness of the team to collaborate investigating issues at the forefront of modern healthcare."
"What a pleasure it has been to be your CRA on this study! Thank you very much for all your hard work, for saving the study with your amazing recruitment rate and for being an overall dream site!
I hope we get to work together again!"
CGM Research Trust incorporates high Ethical standards and abides by local and international standards of Good Clinical Practice (ICH GHP)
To ensure service delivery of a consistently high quality CGM Research Trust have developed standard operating procedures and well organised source documents
CGM Research has been successfully audited by 5 international client organisations
CGM Research has excellent working relationships with the New Zealand Ethics Committees and is highly experienced in Ethics submissions both local and multi-centre.
CGM Research Trust ensures correct preparation of all Ethics and associated documents to ensure timely approvals