Research Studies

WHRIA (Women’s Health and Research Institute of Australia) is conducting two research projects. They are looking for candidates who might be able to assist them.

1 | Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Study, 2018-2019

WHRIA (Women’s Health and Research Institute of Australia) is conducting research with the Barbara Gross Research Unit, looking at women who are suffering heavy menstrual bleeding due to Uterine Fibroids.

Major selection criteria:

  1. Willing to visit a clinic in the Sydney CBD once every 3 months
  2. Women, 18 years or older at the time of visit
  3. Heavy menstrual bleeding
  4. Diagnosis of uterine fibroid(s) at least 1 fibroid sized between 3-12 cm.
  5. Using nonhormonal method of contraception
  6. Not on any treatment for uterine fibroids
  7. Not currently breastfeeding or planning to be pregnant

If you or anyone you know would like to take part in this study please contact Jinzhu jz.liu@unsw.edu.au or WHRIA on 1300 722 206


2 | Endometriosis Pelvic Pain Study, 2018-2019

WHRIA (Women’s Health and Research Institute of Australia) is conducting a study to evaluate the effectiveness of a GnRH receptor antagonist, relugolix, co-administered with low-dose oestradiol and norethindrone acetate and compared with placebo, on dysmenorrhea and on non-menstrual pelvic pain (NMPP) associated with Endometriosis.

Major selection criteria:

  1. Willing to visit our clinic in the Sydney CBD once every 4 weeks
  2. Female aged 18-50 years
  3. Endometriosis diagnosed by Laparoscopy within past 10 years
  4. Moderate to severe menstrual and non-menstrual pelvic pain
  5. Has regular period and not on any hormonal treatment
  6. Not currently breastfeeding or planning to be pregnant
  7. Do you suffer from pain related to endometriosis? You may be able to help improve treatments for endometriosis.

If you or anyone you know are suffering from Endometriosis, with symptoms of moderate to severe pelvic pain please contact Jinzhu jz.liu@unsw.edu.au or WHRIA on 1300 722 206