Welcome to CCST


CCST provides excellent world class research facilities and the expertise to perform early Phase I and II studies for the pharmaceutical industry. Since the late 1990’s CCST has become a major provider of clinical trials to the pharmaceutical industry.


CCST undertakes medical research in many therapeutic areas .  We conduct clinical studies which involve healthy people as well as specific disease groups.  To take part in a clinical study at CCST you need to register. Register Here.


Christchurch doctors have, over many years, been involved in a wide range of clinical trials for the pharmaceutical industry. A need was identified for a well designed and dedicated facility to perform Phase I and II pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies in healthy volunteer and patient populations.

Current Studies

Upcoming Studies

CCST will be undertaking several studies in 2017.  We will need a variety of participants for these studies.

Make sure you are registered with us so we can contact you when there is a study which might suit you.


Males and Females

Age: 18 to 80 years

Healthy with no significant health issues.

Study investigating a cholesterol lowering medication.

Requirements:  A 2-night in-house stay and some clinic visits.

Compensation:  $2600 (less tax)



Are you taking Creon ?

People who have chronic pancreatitis or have had their pancreas removed are required for this study

Age 18 +

Gender Males and Females

Overall Status Recruiting

Study Type Safety and Tolerability of a new medication

Requirements Doses of the study drug over an 8 week period, overnight stays and clinic visits over a 3 month period

Compensation Contact CCST



Age 18 to 40 Years
Gender Females due to give birth between 20 March and 11 July 2017
General Health Healthy women having a single baby and have less than 5 children

This trial is being run in conjunction with the University of Otago and Christchurch Women’s Hospital.  We are investigating how well a new vaccine given to mothers may protect babies from illness due to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in their first six months of life.

Text RSV to 8808


Contact Us

Do not hesitate to contact Us!


0800 TO CCST or +64 3 372 9477


+64 3 3729478



CCST needs people to participate in our clinical research

CCST provides world class research facilities and expertise