Christina works as a Senior Trials Manager in the Core Trials Team, supporting investigators with research ideas that they would like to develop, and offering advice or support on all aspects of trial design, management, conduct and analysis. She oversee the existing clinical trials portfolios, involving both IMP and non-IMP trials.Christina joined the NPEU in 2014 and worked on the SIFT Trial and as the Trial Manager for E-Freeze, the first IVF trial to be funded by the NIHR HTA.
Christina graduated form the London School of Economics in Economics with BSc (First class). Following this, she worked for several years in industry for leading retailers including John Lewis, Waitrose and Sainsbury's before changing careers, completing a Psychology MSc and moving into medical research.
Maheshwari A, Bhattacharya S, Bowler U, Brison D, Child T, Cole C, Coomarasamy A, Cutting R, Harbottle S, Hardy P, Juszczak E, Khalaf Y, Kurinczuk JJ, Lavery S, Lewis-Jones C, Macklon N, Raine-Fenning NJ, Rajkohwa M, Scotland G, Troup S. Study protocol: E-freeze - freezing of embryos in assisted conception: a randomised controlled trial evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness of a policy of freezing embryos followed by thawed frozen embryo transfer compared with a policy of fresh embryo transfer, in women undergoing in vitro fertilisation. Reproductive Health. [journal article]. 2019;16(1):81.https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-019-0737-2
McLeish J, Alderdice F, Robberts H, Cole C, Dorling J, Gale C. Challenges of a simplified opt-out consent process in a neonatal randomised controlled trial: qualitative study of parents' and health professionals' views and experiences. Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition. 2020;10.1136/archdischild-2020-319545:fetalneonatal-2020-319545.http://fn.bmj.com/content/early/2020/11/02/archdischild-2020-319545.abstract
Bell JL, Hardy P, Greenland M, Juszczak E, Cole C, Maheshwari A, Bhattacharya S, Linsell L. E-Freeze - a randomised controlled trial evaluating the clinical and cost effectiveness of a policy of freezing embryos followed by thawed frozen embryo transfer compared with a policy of fresh embryo transfer, in women undergoing in vitro fertilisation: a statistical analysis plan. Trials. 2020;21(1):596. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-020-04441-9