The Statistical Working Party

The STATs WP was established to help design the LAB WP studies and analyse the data arising from them. The group also pursues systematic reviews of studies on Aspergillus PCR and explores issues related to the validity and utility of these tests.

J Peter Donnelly (Chair)
Rosemary Barnes
Juergen Loeffler
Carlo Mengoli
Mario Cruciani

Dr J Peter Donnelly PhD

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Chair of the EAPCRI
Co-ordinator, Studies in Supportive Care
Department of Haematology
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre & Nijmegen Institute for Infection, Inflammation and Immunity
Geert Grooteplein Zuid 8
6525 GA Nijmegen
The Netherlands
Tel: +31-24-361-9987
p.donnelly@usa.net
 

Dr. Donnelly is Coordinator of Studies in Supportive Care of the Department of Haematology and is a member of the Nijmegen Institute for Infection Inflammation and Immunity.

He is Chair of the EORTC Infectious Disease Group and member of the EBMT Infectious Diseases Working Party and EUCAST subcommittee on Antifungal Susceptibility Tests. His current research interests are the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of invasive fungal diseases, mucosal barrier injury and infection and infectious complications of the neutropenic patient.

Dr Rosemary A Barnes, MA, MD,

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Treasurer of the EAPCRI, Chair of the Clinical Working Party
Department of Infection, Immunity and Biochemistry
School of Medicine
Cardiff University
Hearth Park
Cardiff, CF14 4XN, UK
Tel: +44-29-207-421-66
barnesra@cf.ac.uk
 

Rosemary Barnes is Clinical Reader in Medical Microbiology and acting head of the Department of Infection, Immunity and Biochemistry at the School of Medicine at Cardiff University.

She qualified from Cambridge University and Westminster Medical School.

Her research interests include infections in immunocompromised patients. A particular focus is the rapid diagnosis of invasive fungal infection and the impacts this has on the optimal use of antifungal agent and patient outcomes.

Prof Juergen Loeffler, PhD

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Secretary of the EAPCRI, Head of the Laboratory Working Party
Universiteitsklinikum Wuerzburg
Medizinische Klinik II
Forschungslabore Haus C11
97070 Wuerzburg
Germany
Telephone: +49 931 20136412
Loeffler_j@klinik.uni-wuerzburg.de
 

Dr. Loeffler is the head of the molecular biology laboratory of the Department of Internal Medicine.

For over 10 years, research in the group of Dr. Loeffler is targeted towards immune recognition of A. fumigatus, genetic susceptibility to these fungi and molecular diagnosis of invasive fungal infections.

In addition, research is focused on identification, infection biology and immune recognition of cytomegalovirus and characterization of immune reconstitution after stem cell transplantation.

Prof Carlo Mengoli, MD

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MD, Professore associato di Malattie Infettive
University di Padova, Dept. Istologia, Microbiologia e Biotecnologie Mediche
Via A. Gabelli, 63
35121 Padova; Italy
Tel: +39 0498272345
Fax: +39 0498272355
carlo.mengoli@unipd.it
 

Starting in the 1988 Prof. Mengoli has taught at the School of Medicine and actually he his teaching to Medical students the following courses: Infectious disease, Epidemiology of Infectious diseases and General aspects of antimicrobial therapy. He is teaching also to Fellows attending several schools at School of Medicine of Padua University (Microbiology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Urology, Pharmacology, Internal Medicine, Dermatology programs) The scientific activity has been focused on microbiology, infectious diseases and immunology and has produced 71 peer reviewed papers on international journals. In recent years he was very active on the field of evidence-based medicine with meta-analytic applications to infectious diseases. Actual main interest is focused in statistical evaluation of evidence in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology.

Dr Mario Cruciani, MD

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Consultant in infectious Diseases
G. Fracastoro Hospital, San Bonifacio, Verona
Infectious Diseases service, Center of Preventive Medicine & HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona, Italy
V. Germania, 20 -37135 Verona, Italy
Tel: +39 045 8076248 (direct)
crucianimario@virgilio.it
 

Dr. Cruciani is an infectious diseases specialist with more than 20 years of experience in infectious diseases and clinical microbiology. At present he is Consultant in Infectious Diseases at the Center of Preventive Medicine & HIV Outpatient Clinic in Verona, and he also runs an infectious diseases service at the San Bonifacio Hospital in Verona.

Ongoing teaching roles: Adjunct Professor, University of Padua

Areas of Clinical and Research interests: infections in neutropenic patients and in HIV infected patients, epidemiology of nosocomial infections, meta-analysis of clinical trials, meta-analysis of diagnostic tests.