SNAP Global Trial Steering Committee (GTSC)

This committee is responsible for overall decision making related to the trial.

Zoe McQuilten - Chair
Steve Webb
David Paterson
George Heriot
Jason Roberts
Julie Marsh

Steven Tong
David Lye
Genevieve Walls
David Price
Susan Morpeth
Jocelyn Mora

Joshua Davis
Nick Daneman
Dafna Yahav
Anna McGlothlin
Anna Goodman
Matthew Cheng

Lynda Whiteway
Asha Bowen
Sebastiaan van Hal
Todd Lee
Roger Lewis

Data Safety and Monitoring Board (DSMB)

Responsible for monitoring quality control of the data, progress of recruitment and safety aspects of the trial. We are currently working on finalising the membership of this group.

Australia TSC

Responsible for considering the aspects specific to Australia in the planning and running of the trial, including advising the GTSC on site selection and local variations of interventions and usual practice.

Owen Robinson - Chair, WA
Steven Tong - SNAP Trial Coordinating Investigator
Josh Davis - SNAP Trial Coordinating Investigator
Jane Davies - NT
Andrew Henderson - QLD
Katie Flanagan - TAS
Ben Rogers - VIC
Nick Anagnostou - SA
Heather Wilson - ACT
Matthew O'Sullivan - NSW
Owen Robinson - WA

New Zealand TSC

Responsible for considering the aspects specific to New Zealand in the planning and running of the trial, including advising the GTSC on site selection and local variations of interventions and usual practice.

Genevieve Walls - AK
Susan Morpeth - AK

Canada TSC

Responsible for considering the aspects specific to Canada in the planning and running of the trial, including advising the GTSC on site selection and local variations of interventions and usual practice.

Nick Daneman - Chair, ON
Joshua Davis - SNAP Trial Coordinating Investigator
Matthew Cheng - QC
Todd Lee - QC
Peter Daley - NL
Jennie Johnstone - ON
Terry Wuerz - MB
Dan Gregson - AB
Jennifer Grant - BC

Israel TSC

Responsible for considering the aspects specific to Israel in the planning and running of the trial, including advising the GTSC on site selection and local variations of interventions and usual practice.

Dafna Yahav - Chair
Joshua Davis - SNAP trial coordinating investigator

Singapore TSC

Responsible for considering the aspects specific to Singapore in the planning and running of the trial, including advising the GTSC on site selection and local variations of interventions and usual practice.

David Lye - Chair
Steven Tong - SNAP Trial Coordinating Investigator

Further Governance

Statistical Subcommittee

This subcommittee is responsible for considering all statistical aspects for the trial, and writing the statistical appendices, simulations appendix, and the statistical analysis plan.

Julie Marsh - Chair
Josh Davis
Rebecca Turner
Ben Saville

Kevin Brown
Robert Mahar
Roger Lewis
Todd Lee

Steven Tong
David Price
Anna Mcglothlin

Steve Webb
Thomas Lumley
Tom Snelling

PSSA/MSSA Backbone Domain Specific Working Group

The group will write the domain specific appendix for the PSSA and MSSA backbone domains, and will lead the analysis and reporting of the results from these domains.

Todd Lee - Chair
Andrew Henderson

Brendan McMullan
Genevieve McKew

Steven Tong
Nesrin Ghanem-Zoubi

Josh Davis

MRSA Backbone Domain Specific Working Group

The group will write the domain specific appendix for the MRSA backbone domain, and will lead the analysis and reporting of the results from this domain.

David Lye - Chair
Josh Davis
Phil Britton

Matthew O'Sullivan
Susan Morpeth
Neta Petersiel

Steven Tong
Hong Foo

Jennie Johnstone
Shirin Kalimuddin

Adjunctive Clindamycin Domain Specific Working Group

The group will write the domain specific appendix for the adjunctive clindamycin domain, and will lead the analysis and reporting of the results from this domain.

Asha Bowen - Chair
Ravindra Dotel

Lesley Voss
Michael Marks

Josh Davis
Derek MacFadden

Neta Petersiel
Simon Smith

Early Oral Switch Domain Specific Working Group

The group will write the domain specific appendix for the early oral switch domain, and will lead the analysis and reporting of the results from this domain.

Genevieve Walls - Chair
Archana Sud
Susan Morpeth
Anita Campbell

Todd Lee
Shirin Kalimuddin
Dafna Yahav
Anna Goodman

Steven Tong
Stephen Guy
Amy Legg

Matthew Cheng
Max Bloomfield
Michael Marks

Clinical Pharmacology Working Group

This group will plan and oversee the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic aspects of the trial, review and recommend treatment dose and frequency, and plan relevant sub studies for SNAP.

Jason Roberts - Chair
Marc Scheetz

Amanda Gwee
Eliza Milliken

Amy Legg
Steven Tong

Andrea Kwa
Josh Davis

Microbiology Working Group

This group will plan and oversee the microbiological aspects of the trial.

Sebastiaan Van Hal - Chair
Ben Howden
Susan Morpeth
Neil Stone

Owen Robinson
Matthew Cheng
Jennifer Grant

Steven Tong
Stefano Guilieri
Geoff Coombs

Andrew Henderson
Dan Gregson
Ka Lip Chew

Registry Working Group

Responsible for the registry appendix to the core protocol and managing a patient registry. All patients with S. aureus bloodstream infections at participating SNAP sites will be invited to join this registry, including those who decline to participate in the SNAP trial.

George Heriot - Chair
Josh Davis

Nick Daneman
Felicity Flack

Steven Tong
Colin McArthur

Owen Robinson

Paediatric and Pregnancy Working Group

This group will write the pregnancy and the paediatric appendices to the core protocol and will consider how to incorporate paediatric and pregnancy-specific aspects into the trial.

Asha Bowen - Chair
Kevin Schwartz
Oded Scheuerman
Lesley Voss

Rachel Webb
Anita Campbell
Amanda Gwee
Clare Nourse

Steven Tong
Srinivas Murthy
Brendan McMullan
Erica Hardy

Emma Best
Isabelle Malhamé
Phil Britton

PWID (people who inject drugs) Working Group

This group will write the PWID appendix for the trial, and will lead the analysis and reporting of the results from this group of patients.

Gail Matthews - Co-Chair
Andrew Stewardson - Co-Chair
Carly Botheras

Terry Wuerz
Archana Sud
Adrian Dunlop

Steven Tong
Marianne Martinello

Eugene Athan
Josh Davis

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Background to SNAP

Learn more about why we’re studying treatments for S. aureus bloodstream infections in the SNAP trial.

Learn more about why we’re studying treatments for S. aureus bloodstream infections in the SNAP trial.

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Patient Pathway

What does taking part in SNAP mean for participants?

What does taking part in SNAP mean for participants?

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Antibiotic Backbone Domain

Watch this video to learn more about the SNAP Antibiotic Backbone Domain.

Watch this video to learn more about the SNAP Antibiotic Backbone Domain.

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