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Canterbury Rheumatology and Immunology Research Group

Current studies

Preventing gout attacks when starting allopurinol

Study participants needed

The University of Otago, Christchurch in collaboration with the University of Auckland is currently conducting a study on the effects of taking another medication to help prevent acute attacks of gout when commencing urate lowering therapy in gout.

If you live in Christchurch or Auckland, are aged over 18 years, have gout, and would be interested in taking part in this research, please contact us. Some exclusion criteria apply.

Read the participant information for the 'Preventing gout attacks when starting allopurinol' study

To receive a call from Jill Drake, Research Nurse

Contacts

For study information 

Jill Drake
Rheumatology Research Nurse

Tel +64 3 378 6088 
Mob 021 0849 6753
Email jill.drake@cdhb.health.nz

Director

Professor Lisa Stamp

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Assessing Risk Factors for Developing Gout if you have high Urate levels

Study participants needed

The University of Otago, Christchurch in collaboration with the University of Auckland and the University of Otago, Wellington is currently conducting a study on the risk factors for developing Gout, for people who have high urate levels in their blood but do NOT have gout.

If you live in Christchurch, Auckland or Wellington, are aged over 18 years, do NOT have gout, and would be interested in taking part in this research, please contact us. Some exclusion criteria apply.

Read the participant information sheet for the 'High urate levels in the transition to gout' study

To receive a call from Janine Haslett, Study Co-ordinator

Contacts

For study information 

Janine Haslett
Rheumatology Research Assistant

Tel +64 3 378 6487
Mob 021 0849 6753
Email janine.haslett@cdhb.health.nz

Director

Professor Lisa Stamp

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