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 / ASCRIL

Mr Andrew Newcomb

Mr Andrew Newcomb

ANZSCTS Surgeon

Mr Cheng-Hon Yap

Mr Cheng-Hon Yap

ANZSCTS Surgeon

Prof Brian Buxton

Prof Brian Buxton

ANZSCTS Surgeon

Prof Frank Rosenfeldt

Prof Frank Rosenfeldt

ANZSCTS Surgeon

Mr Bruce Davis

Mr Bruce Davis

ANZSCTS Surgeon

Prof Robert Baker

Prof Robert Baker

Perfusionist

Dr Lavinia Tran

Dr Lavinia Tran

ANZSCTS Database

Dr Nupur Nag

Dr Nupur Nag

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 2017 are tabulated below:

Application Deadline Meeting Date* Outcome Notification*
Wednesday February 15 Monday March 6 Monday March 13
Wednesday May 17 Monday June 5 Monday June 12
Wednesday August 16 Monday September 4 Monday September 11
Wednesday November 15 Monday December 4 Monday December 11

* Subject to change

 

Forms

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

ANZSCTS Database Research Progress Report

 

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