Within CloSed, two different Advisory Boards have been established:
The Independent Scientific Advisory Board provides overall scientific and ethical advice prior to and during the study. The following experts are members of the ISAB:
- Prof. Andrew Wolf, University Hospitals Bristol (United Kingdom)
- Assoc. Prof. Dr Brian Anderson, Auckland Children’s Hospital (New Zealand)
- Prof. Dr Inez de Beaufort, Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
The PAB ensures the involvement of patients and its representatives and comprises 6-8 expert patient representatives from relevant European patient organisations, all familiar with the paediatric care in PICUs.