SNAP Global Trial Steering Committee (GTSC)

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

  • Zoe McQuilten - Independent Chair

  • Steven Tong - SNAP trial coordinating investigator

  • Joshua Davis - SNAP trial coordinating investigator

  • Lynda Whiteway - Consumer Representative

  • Steve Webb

  • David Lye

  • Nick Daneman

  • Asha Bowen

  • David Paterson

  • Genevieve Walls

  • Dafna Yahav

  • Sebastiaan van Hal

  • George Heriot

  • David Price

  • Anna McGlothlin

  • Todd Lee

  • Jason Roberts

  • Susan Morpeth

  • Anna Goodman

  • Roger Lewis

  • Julie Marsh

  • Jocelyn Mora

  • TBA

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.

David Paterson - Chair
Steven Tong - 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

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 - New Zealand
Susan Morpeth - New Zealand

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
Joshua Davis - SNAP Trial Coordinating Investigator

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

  • Kevin Brown

  • Steven Tong

  • Steve Webb

  • Josh Davis

  • Robert Mahar

  • David Price

  • Thomas Lumley

  • Qingshu Lu

  • Roger Lewis

  • Anna Mcglothlin

  • Tom Snelling

  • Ben Saville

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

  • Brendan McMullan

  • Steven Tong

  • Josh Davis

  • Andrew Henderson

  • Genevieve McKew

  • Nesrin Ghanem-Zoubi

  • Kate Grimwade

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

  • Matthew O'Sullivan

  • Steven Tong

  • Jennie Johnstone

  • Josh Davis

  • Susan Morpeth

  • Hong Foo

  • Shirin Kalimuddin

  • Phil Britton

  • Neta Petersiel

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

  • Lesley Voss

  • Josh Davis

  • Neta Petersiel

  • Ravindra Dotel

  • Michael Marks

  • Derek MacFadden

  • 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

  • Todd Lee

  • Steven Tong

  • Matthew Cheng

  • Archana Sud

  • Shirin Kalimuddin

  • Stephen Guy

  • Max Bloomfield

  • Susan Morpeth

  • Dafna Yahav

  • Amy Legg

  • Michael Marks

  • Anita Campbell

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

  • Amanda Gwee

  • Amy Legg

  • Andrea Kwa

  • Marc Scheetz

  • Niall Hamilton

  • Steven Tong

  • Josh Davis

Microbiology Working Group

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

  • Sebastiaan Van Hal - Chair

  • Owen Robinson

  • Steven Tong

  • Andrew Henderson

  • Ben Howden

  • Matthew Cheng

  • Stefano Guilieri

  • Dan Gregson

  • Susan Morpeth

  • Jennifer Grant

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

  • Nick Daneman

  • Steven Tong

  • Owen Robinson

  • Josh Davis

  • Felicity Flack

  • Colin McArthur

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

  • Rachel Webb - New Zealand

  • Steven Tong - SNAP Trial Principal Investigator

  • Emma Best - New Zealand

  • Kevin Schwartz - Canada

  • Anita Campbell - Australia

  • Srinivas Murthy - Canada

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

  • Terry Wuerz

  • Andrew Stewardson -
    Co-Chair

  • Eugene Athan

  • Steven Tong

  • Archana Sud

  • Marianne Martinello

  • 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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