Ms Renae Allen

Ms Renae Allen is a Research Study Coordinator based within the Melbourne Children’s Trial Centre (MCTC), at the Murdoch Children’s Research Centre (MCRI) in Melbourne.

Renae has a background in medical research having worked for 10 years in both Melbourne and London with a focus on Virology and Immunology. Following a shift into the clinical research setting in 2019, Renae worked in two coordinator roles for the Centre of Research Excellence in Newborn Medicine for 3 years: Firstly as the Project Coordinator, working alongside the Executive Committee to oversee and implement the strategic plan of the CRE Newborn Medicine. And secondly as the Consumer Engagement Coordinator, working closely with consumers and researchers to expand consumer involvement in the CRE’s neonatal research and translation activities.

Renae now works in the PLUSS Trial Management Team coordinating and managing the two year PLUSS2 Follow Up at participating collaborating institutions.

Renae also assists the PLUSS Trial team to ensure external and internal communications engage effectively with PLUSS Trial Centres and the research community.

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