University of Oxford (UK) - Oxford was the coordinating centre for COPE and the seat of its Principle Investigator Professor Rutger Ploeg as well as the COPE Project Office. Oxford led the liver trial (WP2) and was a national coordinating site for the POMP kidney trial (WP3). Furthermore, the trials' biobank is located in Oxford as well as the project's governance and methodology (WP8) and management (WP10). Meet the team by clicking here.
University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI (FR) - Paris and specifially Professor Benoit Barrout was involved to provide clinical expertise and knowledge transfer as a highly experienced transplant site.
ESOT (NL) - the European Society for Organ Transplantation is a non-profit organisation bringing together professionals in organ transplantation for knowledge transfer, exchange of experience, training, conferences and a variety of international committees. COPE was the official task force on organ preservation for ESOT and the ESOT team implemented our communication and dessimination strategy. Meet the ESOT team by clicking here.
COPE was run by a large team of clinicians, researchers and scientists, research registrars, trial and project managers, biobank specialists, transplant coordinators, technicians and research nurses. These professionals were located at each COPE partner organisation as well as at the multitude of transplant centres cooperating with us across Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Germany and the UK. Please click through the table below to meet the core team of our project.