The Scientific Advisory Board
The PLS Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) consists of expert members with an academic and medical background .They advise the executive project steering committee on scientific progress and opportunities to help safeguard scientific quality.
Willem-Pieter de Boode
Expertise: Neonatal Haemodynamics, Advanced Haemodynamic Monitoring; ExtraCorporeal Life Support (ECLS); Neonatologist Performed Echocardiography (NPE).
Dr. Arno van Heijst, MD, PhD
Expertise: neonatal and pediatric ECMO.
Obstetrics/ Perinatal medicine – Antwerp University Hospital UZA and Antwter University UA- Belgium.
Prof. Dr. Claudius Diez
Cardiac surgeon & cardiac intensivist
Expertise: cardiovascular and respiratory physiology, extracorporeal life support, medical device development and regulation.
Elizabeth Chloe Romanis
Assistant Professor in Biolaw – Durham University, UK.
Policlinico di Milano
The Advocate Advisory Board
The Advocate Advisory Board (AAB) is comprised of advocate representatives and engagement experts, and is committed to delivering an advocate-centric approach ensuring that advocates are represented from the beginning of PLS system development. The advocates have been actively involved in discussions throughout the project and assist in defining advocate needs, communicating about the PLS project to advocate communities, and translating scientific findings to the public.
Patient expert – Maxima medical center Veldhoven.
Expertise: law studies.
Family Doctor – RadboudUMC lecturer EBM at specialty training of Family Doctors.
Coordinator Science and quality of care at Care4Neo, the Dutch National parent and patient organization for premature, dysmature and sick neonates.
Board member Care4Neo