Advisory Boards

Clinical Trial Management Committee (CTMC)

The Clinical Trial Management Committee (CTMC) consists of A-TANGO scientists that coordinate and supervise the clinical study. The CTMC is responsible for setting up and implementing the logistics around the clinical study. It also provides support to consortium members concerning the clinical trials and reviews the results to assess whether changes to the study protocol are necessary.

CTMC Chair

Dr. med. Cornelius Engelmann

Research Group Leader & Consultant
Phone: +49 30 450 630 036
Fax: +49 30 450 553 902
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CTMC Members

Prof. Dr. Rajiv Jalan

Professor of Hepatology & Scientific Director of EFCLIF
Phone: +44 207 433 279 5
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Berg (MD, FAASLD)

Head of Division at ULEI & Vice Secretary General of EASL
Phone: +49 341 971 233 0
Fax: +49 341 971 233 9
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Dr. Minneke J. Coenraad (MD, PhD)

Associate Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Phone: +31 715 263 507
Fax: +31-715 248 115
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Daniel Green

CEO of YAQ
Phone: +44 796 818 351 2
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Impact Board (IB)

The Impact Board (IB) consists of junior and senior members of A-TANGO, from academia and industry, as well as patient representatives. The IB approves the communication plan (WP7) for optimally disseminating and exploiting the project’s results, monitors the steps being taken, and oversees and evaluates the internal and external dissemination of the project’s results and knowledge gain. The IB also assigns the responsibility for filing and protecting novel intellectual property (IP), and develops and monitors exploitation agreements for new IP.

IB Chair & Innovation Manager

Prof. Dr. Thomas Berg (MD, FAASLD)

Head of Division at ULEI & Vice Secretary General of EASL
Phone: +49 341 971 233 0
Fax: +49 341 971 233 9
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IB Members

Prof. Dr. Rajiv Jalan

Professor of Hepatology & Scientific Director of EFCLIF
Phone: +44 207 433 279 5
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Dr. med. Cornelius Engelmann

Research Group Leader & Consultant
Phone: +49 30 450 630 036
Fax: +49 30 450 553 902
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Dr. Minneke J. Coenraad (MD, PhD)

Associate Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Phone: +31 715 263 507
Fax: +31-715 248 115
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Dr. Annarein J. C. Kerbert (MD, PhD)

Postdoctoral Researcher & Gastroenterology and Hepatology Resident
Phone: +31 715 263 507
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Marko Korenjak

ELPA President
Phone: +32 288 043 49
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Priyesh Khanna

CEO of Hepyx
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Michael Browne

Director & Co-founder of CHX
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Scientific and Ethical Advisory Board (SEAB)

The Scientific and Ethical Advisory Board (SEAB) is an external consultative body which is formed to ensure and improve the scientific performance and the quality of results of A-TANGO. The SEAB advises the General Assembly (GA) and the Project Management Office (PMO) upon request, and provides non-binding advice as decision making support. Members of the SEAB are cordially invited to attend the annual GA meetings in order to monitor the progress within each work packages, assess the scientific quality, and to provide critique and feedback, but do not have a right to vote. The SEAB will also consider and mention any ethical issues which may require stronger attention.

Prof. Dr. emeritus Tilman Sauerbruch

Prof. Dr. emeritus Geoffrey Dusheiko

Prof. Dr. Phil Newsome

 

Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC)

The members of the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC) are independent of the clinical study of A-TANGO and are also not part of the sponsoring organisation. The DSMC reviews any issues concerning the safety of the study participants (e.g. by reviewing serious adverse events), identifies strengths and weaknesses of the data storage, and reviews the integrity of the data and potential statistical issues (e.g. selection-bias, cross-over, failure-to-diagnose, failure-to-treat, or failure-to-follow-up). Following the completion of the clinical trial, the DSMC assists in the interpretation of the final results and will revise and approve the main publication about the outcome of A-TANGO’s clinical trial.

Prof. Dr. Mauro Bernardi

Prof. Dr. Rainer Wiest

Dr. Dirk Hasenclever