Take part

  • We are experiencing high volumes of expressions of interest in this study. It may take longer than two working days for our team to contact you.
  • If you require support for your mental health, please contact your GP and/or the support services outlined on the Contacts & Resources [https://www.alignedstudy.org.au/index.php/contact-resources/] page.
  • The MRI component of the ALIGNED study is not yet available.

Register your interest to take part in the ALIGNED Study

The George Institute and ALIGNED study sites are currently closed for annual holidays. We will be delayed in getting back to you during this time. If you urgently need assistance with your mental health, please speak to your GP or contact one of the services listed on our ‘contact and resources’ page.

If you would like to register your interest to take part in the ALIGNED Study, please click the button below. You will be asked to complete some questions about your general health and give permission for our Study Coordinator to contact you.

Please tick the relevant boxes to acknowledge that you:

If your life is in danger, please call 000.

Personal Information Collection Notice

AustraLIan trial of GeNotype-guided pharmacothErapy for Depression (ALIGNED) Study

By completing the following questionnaire and any Expression of Interest form, you will be asked to provide personal information (including your name, contact details and health information) to The George Institute for Global Health (we, us, our).  

You have a choice whether you provide your personal information to us. If you choose not to provide your personal information you may still complete the questionnaire but you will not be contactable and therefore not be able to participate in the ALIGNED Study. 

If you choose to provide your personal information it will be collected and used by us for the purposes of registering your interest to take part in the ALIGNED Study and also to contact you directly to discuss your possible participation in the ALIGNED Study. 

If you do not participate in the ALIGNED Study, any personal information collected from you will not be included as part of the Study and will handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the law. 

If you participate in the ALIGNED Study you may be asked to provide additional personal information. As a participant, the information you provide at each stage of the ALIGNED Study will be collected and used by us for the purposes of medical research and analysis pursuant to the ALIGNED Study Participant Information Sheet you will receive. 

We may disclose your personal information that we collect to our staff, related parties, and approved third-parties (e.g. agents, service providers, collaborators and research partners) but only to such persons who need to know and only for the disclosed purpose. 

We are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring your personal information is handled in accordance with applicable privacy laws. Our Privacy Policy (available at https://www.georgeinstitute.org/privacy-policy or here) sets out how you may access and seek correction of personal information that we hold, as well as the steps you can take should you wish to make a complaint about the handling of your personal information. Additional information can be found in our Data Sharing Policy (available at https://www.georgeinstitute.org/data-sharing-policy or here) and our Research Code of Conduct Policy (available at https://www.georgeinstitute.org/research-code-of-conduct-policy or here). 

Contact us:
The George Institute for Global Health 
Address: Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown, NSW 2042 Australia; or
Email: [email protected]