Participating Centres

The following Hospitals/Centres are participating within the POLAR clinical trial:

Hospital / Institution Name Location

Recruitment Status

Lead Investigator
Australia (AUS)
Royal Women's Hospital Melbourne, VIC Recruiting

A/Prof Louise Owen

King Edward Memorial Hospital Perth, WA Recruiting A/Prof Andrew Gill
Mater Mothers Hospital Brisbane, QLD Recruiting Prof Helen Liley
Women & Children's Health Network Adelaide, SA Recruiting

Dr Chad Andersen

A/Prof Michael Stark

Europe (EU)
Amsterdam University Medical Centre / Emma Children's Hospital Amsterdam, Netherlands Recruiting

Prof Anton van Kaam

Máxima Medical Centre Veldhoven, Netherlands Recruiting

Dr Hendrik Niemarkt

Radboud University Medical Centre Netherlands Not yet open to recruitment

Prof Willem de Boode

Vittore Buzzi Children's Hospital / Ospedale dei Bambini Milan, Italy Not yet open to recruitment

Dr Francesco Caviglioli

Maggiore Policlinico Milan, Italy Recruiting

Dr Anna Lavizzari

Gemelli University Hospital Rome, Italy Recruiting

Prof Giovanni Vento

Careggi University Hospital Florence, Italy Recruiting

Prof Carlo Dani

Fondazione Monza Monza, Milan, Italy Recruiting

Dr Camilla Rigotti

Fillipo del Ponte Hospital Varese, Milan, Italy Not yet open to recruitment

Dr Ilia Bresesti

Academic Teaching Hospital Feldkirch, Austria Recruiting

Prof Burkhard Simma

Antoine Beclere Medical Centre Paris, France Not yet open to recruitment

Prof Daniele De Luca

Poznan University of Medical Sciences Poznan, Poland Not yet open to recruitment

Dr Tomasz Szczapa

United States (USA)
Hospital of the University of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Recruiting Dr Elizabeth Foglia
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, Arkansas Recruiting Prof Sherry Courtney
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns San Diego, California Recruiting A/Prof Anup Katharia
United Kingdom (UK) - Primary Recruiting Sites
James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough, England Recruiting Dr Prakash Kannan Loganathan
Southmead Hospital Bristol, England Recruiting Prof Charles Roehr
Leicester University Hospital Leicester, England Recruiting

Dr Joe Fawke

Royal Hospital for Children Glasgow, Scotland Recruiting

Dr Joyce O'Shea

University Hospital Wishaw Wishaw, Scotland Recruiting

Dr Karen McCall

United Kingdom (UK) - Continuing Care Sites
Gloucestershire Royal Hospital Gloucester, England Approved

Dr Miles Wagstaff

Peterborough City Hospital Peterborough, England Approved

Sarah Green

Raigmore Hospital Inverness, Scotland Approved

Dr Philine van der Heide

Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, England  Approved

Dr Charlotte Lea

Simpsons Maternity Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Edinburgh, Scotland Approved

Dr David Quine

Singleton Hospital Swansea, Wales Approved

Dr Sreedhara Nittur

St Johns Hospital Livingston, Scotland Approved

Dr Deepa Patil

Yeovil District Hospital Yeovil, England Approved

Dr Camelia Vaina

University Hospital of North Tees Stockton-on-Tees, England Approved

Dr Chidambara Harikumar


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