Welcome to CMAX Clinical Research

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Established in 1993 CMAX is one of Australia’s largest and most experienced clinical trial centres. Our expert team is committed to supporting innovative medical research in partnership with our national and international sponsors.

Centrally positioned in Adelaide, CMAX is located adjacent to The Royal Adelaide Hospital in South Australia's innovative Bio-Med City precinct.

Most recent achievement:

CMAX was greatly honoured to receive a visit from His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, the Governor of South Australia, on 22 November.
The purpose of the visit was to congratulate CMAX on winning the 2018 SA Business Services Export Award.
His Excellency spent 50 minutes at CMAX, discussing the business and future directions as well as touring the facility.


Clinical trials undertaken at CMAX have resulted in the advancement of global medicines and technologies, from cancer treatments to early warning bio-devices and hormone replacement therapies.


For more than two decades we have delivered early-phase clinical trials in partnership with pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device companies. We deliver to an exceptional standard, meeting all of the national and international regulatory requirements.


CMAX is Australia’s longest established, independent facility for clinical trials and delivers exceptional quality.

Our new, custom-built facility opened in 2016 opposite the Royal Adelaide Hospital and adjacent to Adelaide’s Bio-Med City, one of the largest health and life sciences clusters in the southern hemisphere, providing ready access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment and world-class medical and pharmacology specialists.

Since 1993 we have delivered more than 600 early phase clinical trials, including more than 100 first time in human studies for our national and international clients which include pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device companies.

Our latest Trials


13 Nights in-house stay
Eligibility requirements
  • Males aged 18 to 55 years
  • Females of non-child bearing potential (Must be either post menopausal or surgically sterile)  aged 18 to 55 years
  • BMI must be between 18.5 to 29.9kg/m²
  • Weight must be between 55 to 100 kg
  • Must be in good general health
  • No blood donation 2 months prior
  • Must not be taking any medications
  • No significant allergies
  • No dietary requirements
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5 Nights in house stay + 6 visit
Eligibility requirements
  • Males and females aged 18 to 45 years
  • BMI must be between 18 to 30kg/m²
  • Must be in good general health
  • Must not be taking any medications
  • No blood donation 3 months prior
  • No allergies
  • Cannot have had a dengue infection or vaccination in the past
  • Non smoker
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18 visits over a 12 month period
Eligibility requirements
  • Males & females aged 18 to 65 years
  • Cannot have had a flavivirus infection or vaccination in the past including: Dengue, Japanese Encephalitis, Zika, Yellow Fever, West Nile or Kunjin
  • BMI must be below 40kg/m²
  • Must be in good general health
  • No significant allergies to vaccines
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