Are you interested in being:

  1. National Coordinator (NC) for your country? Please read Protocol  and then send your CV with your CTN experience and the number of centre you think you can recruit in your country to If we do not have a NC for your country and you have previously participated in ESAIC CTN studies, we will contact you soon.

We will then advise you of the benefits and commitments of being an NC via email. Please note that all NCs and PIs will be authors of publications arising from ARCTIC-I as discussed in details in the protocol.

  1. Primary Investigator for your hospital: Please read Protocol below so you have an idea of the work involved. If you would like to participate, please fill out the “call for centre form” and you will be registered. You will then receive more information from the NC regarding your role in the project.

NB. Details regarding authorship in details is in the Protocol

National Coordinator list



Country Name Institution
Belgium Dr. Dieter Mesotten Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg
Croatia Dr. Natasa Kovac UHC ZAGREB
Czech Republic Dr. Ondřej Volný University Hospital Ostrava
Denmark Dr. Christine Sølling Rigshospitalet
Egypt Dr. Ahmed Awad Ain-Shams university hospitals
France Dr. Francesca Rapido (Steering Committee) CHU Montpellier
Georgia Dr. Tamar Macharadze David Tvildiani Medical University
Germany Dr. Ana Kowark University Hospital RWTH Aachen
Greece Dr. Amalia Douma General Hospital of Athens
Iraq Dr. Hashim Talib Hashim Baghdad Teaching Hospital
Israel Dr. Orit Nahtomi Shick Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Italy Dr. Lorenzo Gamberini Ospedale Maggiore Carlo Alberto Pizzardi
Libya Dr.Muhammed Elhadi Ministry of Health, Tripoli
Malaysia Dr.Collins Chong Hospital Pengajar Universiti Putra Malaysia
Malta Dr. Christabel Mizzi Mater Dei Hospital
Netherlands Dr. Michiel Bos Maastricht University Medical Center
Portugal Dr. Sergio Vide Centro Hospitalar Universitário São João
Russia Dr. Nikolay Dovbysh & Dr.Alexey Gritsan Krasnoyarsk Clinical Regional Hospital
Serbia Dr. Dragana Unic-Stojanovic Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases Dedinje
Slovenia Prof. dr. Vesna Novak Jankovic University Medical Centre Ljubljana
Spain Dr. Javier Silva García Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre
Sudan Dr. Hammad A. Fadlalmola Soba University Hospital
Tunisia Dr. Mahmoud Marzouk National Institute of Neurology Mongi Ben Hmida
Turkey Dr. Meltem Sarvan Karadeniz Istanbul University
UK Dr. Naginder Singh Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Ukraine Dr. Dmytro Shchehlov Scientific-Practical Centre Of Endovascular Neurosurgery NAMS of Ukraine
United Arab Emirates Prof. Massimo Lamperti Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
US Dr. Deepak Sharma University of Washington, Seattle