The DEEP project has received research funding from the European Union under the 7th Framework Programme
The Paediatric Unit chaired by Prof. De Mattia is involved in the clinical management of children affected by the principal haemato-oncological diseases including haemoglobinopathies (thalassemia, sickle cell disease and other hemoglobinoses C), bleeding disorders, piastrimopathies, paediatric tumours. The Unit has participated in a number of collaborative national and international programs and studies, both as a participant and a coordinator. The Unit is experienced in the conduction of paediatric clinical studies in children. The unit is a member of the Italian Registry on Deferiprone use and participated in the “Quality of life, treatment satisfaction and economic burden of disease in patients with beta-thalassemia major undergoing iron chelation treatment” project coordinated by CVBF.
Main tasks in the project
Patients’ recruitment for the PK/PD, efficacy/safety and long-term safety studies; study management and reporting.
Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Consorziale Policlinico di Bari
P.zza Giulio Cesare 11
70124 Bari – Italy