Blizard Institute - Barts and The London

Ms Maria D'Amico, BSc, MRes

Maria

Research Trial Manager

Email: m.damico@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 7882 2518

Profile

Maria provides trial management support to research projects co-ordinated and supported by the PCTU. This involves collaborating with other trial managers and researchers, providing advice and monitoring progress of studies. Maria is also involved in conducting methodological research by designing, conducting, analysing and writing-up SWATS (Studies Within A Trial or Study), as well as contributing to publications and other research outputs.

Maria is enthusiastic about health research and has over 4 years’ experience contributing to large multi-centre childbirth studies such as the EMPiRE and GBS2 study. Maria graduated in 2013 with BSc (Hon) in Biomedical Sciences at Queen Mary University of London and was awarded a Master of Research in Clinical Research, with Distinction from Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2016. 

Maria is also an artist and illustrator who often collaborates with researchers and local community on projects to improve mental health and race disparities in health and higher education.

Research

Publications

Key Publications 

 

  • Rogozinska E, D'Amico MI, Khan KS, Cecatti JG, et al. Development of composite outcomes for individual patient data (IPD) meta‐analysis on the effects of diet and lifestyle in pregnancy: a Delphi survey. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2016 Jan 1;123(2):190-8.
  • Nijjar SK, D'Amico MI, Wimalaweera NA, Cooper NA,et al. Participation in clinical trials improves outcomes in women's health: a systematic review and meta‐ BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2017 May;124(6):863-71.
  • Guerrero SA, Arias DG, Cabeza MS, Law MC, D’Amico M, Kumar A, Wilkinson SR. Functional characterisation of the methionine sulfoxide reductase repertoire in Trypanosoma brucei. Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 2017 Nov 1;112:524-33.
  • Moore AP, D’Amico MI, Cooper NA, Thangaratinam S. Designing a lifestyle intervention to reduce risk of type 2 diabetes in postpartum mothers following gestational diabetes: An online survey with mothers and health professionals. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology.2018 Jan 1;220:106-12.
  • Thangaratinam S, Marlin N, Newton S, Weckesser A, Bagary M, Greenhill L, Rikunenko R, D’Amico M, Rogozińska E, Kelso A, Hard K. AntiEpileptic drug Monitoring in PREgnancy (EMPiRE): a double-blind randomised trial on effectiveness and acceptability of monitoring strategies. HTA

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