Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Consorziale Policlinico Giovanni XXIII

Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Consorziale Policlinico Giovanni XXIII of Bari (PB) is a recognised clinical centre with paediatric and non-paediatric expertise in different therapeutic areas in Apulia, Italy. It is a reference centre for paediatric oncology, haematology, rare diseases, neonatology, emergency, cardiology, endocrinology, neuropsychiatric, gastroenterology. Beside a long-standing clinical expertise, it has laboratory and diagnostic facilities, including instrumental, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), data-banking, immunology, biomarkers, etc. are already implemented, allowing experimental procedures compliant with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the other relevant regulatory requirements. It is currently involved in multicentre and multinational paediatric research activities, including:
– DEEP, DEferiprone Evaluation in Paediatrics (FP7-HEALTH-2010-261483), dedicated to the study of deferiprone in children affected by congenital haemoglobinopathies.
– GAPP, GAbapentin in Paediatric Pain (FP7-HEALTH-2013-INNOVATION-1602962-2), dedicated to the study of gabapentin in paediatric patients with chronic pain.