Destravis was engaged to assist James Cook University and Mackay Hospital and Health Service to form a joint brief and concept for a new Translational Research Centre in Mackay.
The Translational Research Centre (JCU TRC) will play a vital role in driving improvements in the delivery of patient care and supporting a high quality, evidence-informed health system through the development of new treatment regimes, therapies and diagnostic testing protocols.
The envisaged clinical trials to be run include:
Researchers may also conduct clinical trials to evaluate diagnostic or screening tests and new ways to detect and treat disease.
The facility will comprise of the following functions:
Mackay Hospital and Health Service & James Cook University
Key personnel provided specialist education and health planning advice, cost estimate and concept floor plans for design of flexible research facility.