CGM Research Trust

Canterbury Geriatric Medical Research Trust

Burwood Hospital, 300 Burwood Road, Christchurch, 8083

enquiries@gm-research.org.nz    03 - 337 7821

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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.

There are many reasons to choose CGM Research Trust as your research partner...

Why

New Zealand?

CGM Research Trust
Christchurch
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

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Access to full

hospital services & diagnostic equipment

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Equipment & resources

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Robust & wide-ranging health sector connections

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Charitable Services
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Areas of therapeutic interest

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Recruitment & Retention 

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SPONSOR TESTIMONIAL

"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."

David

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                 

Further links about ethical standards

Dr. Nigel Gilchrist

Primary Investigator, CGM Research Trust

Specialist Consultant Physician