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Canterbury Rheumatology and Immunology Research Group

Aims

  • To undertake research in the broad field of rheumatic diseases
  • To promote public awareness and support for arthritis, particularly in the Canterbury region
  • To promote excellence in and improve the standard of care for patients with rheumatic and immunologic disorders in the Canterbury regions

Study participants needed

Preventing gout attacks when starting allopurinol

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 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

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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