South West Sydney Research brings together healthcare, research and health education entities in South West Sydney as a co-ordinated Hub.


South West Sydney Research facilitates world-class research by supporting multi‑professional and multi‑centre collaboration, working to improve our competitiveness, and reducing barriers to research conduct and translation.


There are many ways to be part of the health research community.


Read about our latest news at South West Sydney Research.


Our newsletters keep getting better and better. Loaded with up-to-date information on events, funding opportunities plus great articles each week, it's your go-to news source for all things health and medical research. Read this week's newsletter here:

ON TOMORROW: @ConcertTcrc Cancer Roundtable featuring Prof Marie Ranson ( @mranson2 ) and Dr Tara Roberts ( @DrTaraLRoberts ) presenting on 'Drug Testing: Pros and Cons of cell culture and animal models'. Wed 12 August at 8am

How much impact does Postnatal Depression (PND) have on the conversation between a mother and her baby? And how does this conversation affect the child’s future development?

Load More...

SWSLHD and Ingham Institute work together on COVID-19 clinical trials

South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) and the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research have been working hard to identify and initiate COVID-19 clinical trials in south western Sydney. There are more than 15 clinical trials, both community and hospital-based. These include:

Community-based: For those people being managed at home who are COVID-19 positive, a device clinical trial is commencing to look for changes in temperature, respiratory rate and oxygen levels. In families with someone who is COVID-19 positive, a trial will explore whether prophylaxis is effective in preventing infection.

In-hospital: In the hospital setting there are multiple clinical trials for those with mild through to severe COVID-19.

Health care workers: Work has commended on clinical trials for local health care workers including a study with a prophylactic medication and a wellness survey to ensure that frontline staff are supported.

Data collection: Data collection studies are being conducted across a wide range of areas for COVID-19 as a repository for south western Sydney data on the effects of COVID-19 in our community.

If you would like more information please contact the SWSLHD Clinical Trials Support Unit on


By Linda Music