Research Information

Database Research

 

The ANZSCTS Database Research Program is directed by Professor Christopher Reid, Data Custodian for the ANZSCTS Database. Activities are financially supported through a NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship and NHMRC Program Grant awarded to Professor Reid. The Research Program focuses on three broad themes of research pertaining to:

  • Risk prediction
  • Intra-operative procedural analysis
  • Improvement of clinical outcomes following cardiac surgery

Research Committee

 

Research Program activities are governed by the ANZSCTS Database Research Committee.

Prof Julian Smith

Prof Julian Smith

Chair / ANZSCTS Surgeon

 

Prof Christopher Reid

Prof Christopher Reid

Research Program Director

 

Mr Gil Shardey

Mr Gil Shardey

Chair / ASCRI Ltd

 

Prof Alistair Royse

Prof Alistair Royse

ANZSCTS Surgeon

 

Mr Andrew Newcomb

Mr Andrew Newcomb

ANZSCTS Surgeon

 

Prof Brian Buxton

Prof Brian Buxton

ANZSCTS Surgeon

 

Mr Bruce Davis

Mr Bruce Davis

ANZSCTS Surgeon

 

Mr Cheng-Hon Yap

Mr Cheng-Hon Yap

ANZSCTS Surgeon

 

Prof Robert Baker

Prof Robert Baker

Perfusionist

 

Dr Jenni Williams-Spence

Dr Jenni Williams-Spence

ANZSCTS Database

 

Dr Lavinia Tran

Dr Lavinia Tran

ANZSCTS Database

 

Mrs Angela Brennan

Mrs Angela Brennan

SURE Curator

 

Submitting a Research Application

 

The ANZSCTS Database Program encourages participation in research activities from surgeons and key stakeholders at participating sites. The Research Program has strict guidelines for conducting research and all proposed research projects require an application to be submitted to the Research Committee for review. Approvals will be granted based on factors including: interest to community, track record of investigators, and the quality of the proposal.

Approved research proposals must obtain appropriate HREC approval, submit an Annual Progress Report, and follow guidelines as indicated in the application proforma. Please read this document carefully.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Application deadlines for 2018-2019 are tabulated below:

Application Deadline Meeting Date* Outcome Notification*
Friday 27th July 2018 Monday 13th August 2018 Monday 20th August 2018
Friday 26th October 2018 Monday 12th November 2018 Monday 19th November 2018
Friday 25th January 2019 Monday 11th February 2019 Monday 18th February 2019
Friday 26th April 2019 Monday 13th May 2019 Monday 20th May 2019

* Subject to change

 

Forms

ANZSCTS Database Requests for Researchers – Request for Data or Analysis of Data 

ANZSCTS Database Data Definitions Manual

ANZSCTS Database Research Progress Report

 

Note: Information regarding requests for summary data by participating hospitals is on the Information for Professionals page.

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

 

Research Publications – February 2017