The Barts Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Unit (CVCTU) is overseen and directed by a Steering Committee, and adoption of trials onto the CVCTU portfolio is managed by Scientific and Resource Committees.
The CVCTU Strategy Committee oversees the strategic development, vision and work of the CVCTU, including:
Members of the Strategy Committee include:
Chair - Professor Amrita Ahluwalia - CVCTU DirectorDr Dan Jones - CVCTU Clinical Senior LecturerDr Ajay Gupta - CVCTU Clinical Senior LecturerJessica Adams - CVCTU Trials Unit ManagerThomas Godec - CVCTU Senior StatisticianJohn Whiteley - Director, Strategic Development & DeliveryBarts CTU Representative
The Scientific Committee will review clinical trials submitted for CVCTU portfolio adoption on scientific excellence, appropriateness of study, capacity and capability.
Meetings are held bi-monthly, and decision for adoption and CVCTU support of the study (unconditional or conditional) will be made and communicated to the Lead Investigator.
Studies may require further review by the committee if the original submission was an outline funding submission, prior to the full funding application.
Members of the Scientific Committee include:
Chair - Professor Amrita Ahluwalia – CVCTU DirectorDr Dan Jones - CVCTU Clinical Senior Lecturer - Clinical Lead for Intervention StudiesDr Ajay Gupta - CVCTU Clinical Senior Lecturer - Clinical Lead for Prevention StudiesJessica Adams - CVCTU Trials Unit ManagerThomas Godec - CVCTU Senior StatisticianBarts CTU Representative: Dr David Collier/Prof Rhian GhabeBHC Research Director: Prof Anthony Mathur/Prof Pier LambiaiseBHC Representative: Prof Andreas BaumbachBHC Representative: Dr Neha Sekhri
The Resource Committee will review studies submitted to the portfolio in terms of resources needed to run and support the study, risk assessment, recruitment strategies, study costings, and project accruals. The Resource Committee will assess the study following approval for adoption (as given by the Scientific Committee). The review may be performed remotely via email.
Members of the Resource Committee include:
Chair - Jessica Adams - CVCTU Trials Unit ManagerAmrita Ahluwalia - DirectorAlexandra Papa – Quality ManagerCharlie Mizon - CVCTU Clinical Trials CoordinatorShahana Chowdary - CVCTU Clinical Trials MonitorSimon Menezes - CVCTU Database Development
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