Meet the team
The PANDA Team comprises of clinical experts in a number of fields and clinical trial support staff.
Our chief investigators
Professor Simon Stanworth
Responsible for strategic leadership of the programme.
Simon is a Consultant Haematologist for NHS Blood & Transplant at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.
Professor David Churchill
Obstetrics lead for the programme.
David is a Consultant Obstetrician (Maternal & Fetal Medicine) at The Royal Wolverhampton Hospital NHS Trust and Professor of Obstetrics at the University of Wolverhampton.
Dr Fabiana Lorencatto
Behavioural science expert for the programme.
Fabiana is the Research Lead for Centre for Behaviour Change at University College London.
Dr Chris Gale
Neonatology expert for the programme.
Chris is a Reader in Neonatal Medicine and honorary Consultant Neonatologist at Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Oliver Rivero-Arias
Health economics lead for the programme.
Oliver is an Associate Professor of Health Economics - Senior Health Economist at The National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit.
Dr Noemi Roy
Oral iron supplementation expert for the programme.
Noemi is a Locum Consultant Haematologist at Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Radcliffe Department of Medicine Oxford University.
NHSBT Clinical Trials Unit lead for the programme.
Alison is Head of Clinical Operations for the NHSBT Clinical Trials Unit based in Cambridge.
Lead medical statistician for the programme.
Helen is Head of Clinical Trial Statistics for the NHSBT Clinical Trials Unit based in Bristol.