Sleep Health

    Several projects with the aim to improve sleep in both adults and children are currently underway:

    MyNap project contact: mynap@uq.edu.au 

    Parkinsons project contact: insompd@uq.edu.au

    • Randomised double blind placebo controlled phase III trial of oral melatonin for the prevention of delirium in hospitalised advanced cancer patients (Funded by NHMRC)

    • Multiple Baseline Single Case Experimental Design Testing the Effects of Valerian in Chronic Insomnia

    Valerian project contact: Tom Harris - doctharris@gmail.com

    Other projects

    Musculoskeletal injury

    • Preventing chronic pain after whiplash injury
    • Effectiveness of paracetamol and NSAIDs in acute Whiplash Associated Disorders: a pilot series of N-of-1 randomised controlled trials.
    • Physical Activity Promotion in Community-Dwelling Adults with Whiplash Associated Disorders: a pilot series of single case experimental designs

    Other conditions

    • A series of N-of-1 trials to assess therapeutic interchangeability of two Enalapril formulations in the treatment of hypertension, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    • A pilot series of n-of-1 randomised controlled trials to compare Pregabalin and Gabapentin for persistent neuropathic pain
    • Single Patient Multiple Cross-Over Trials To Determine The Efficacy Of Pilocarpine 5mg Orally Dissolving Tablets In Relieving Dry Mouth In Patients Experiencing Xerostomia

    Completed projects

    • Using n-of-1 trials to determine the effectiveness of paracetamol in advanced cancer patients on opioids. (Funded by the NHMRC)
    • Using single patient trials to determine the effectiveness of psycho-stimulants in end stage fatigue in cancer patients. (Funded by the NHMRC)
    • N-of-1 trials of stimulants compared to placebo for traumatic brain injury in children. (Funded by Motor Accident Insurance Commission)