The Trial Steering Committee (TSC) is responsible for oversight of the trial in order to safeguard the interests of trial patients. The TSC is comprised of a 75% majority of independent and lay members, as well as the Chief Investigator, representatives of Principal Investigators, a representative of the sponsor, the health economist and senior trial statistician. The committee provides advice to the Chief Investigator, UCL Comprehensive Clinical Trials Unit, the funder and sponsor on all aspects of the trial through its Independent Chair. The remit of the TSC is to oversee study conduct and advise the TMG.
Trial Coordinator for Methodology
Stephen has a background in Diagnostic Radiography and Health Services Research. His interests include the evaluation of diagnostic tests and interpretation of medical images.
Professor of Musculoskeletal Biodynamics
Alison is chair of Musculoskeletal Biodynamics in the Department of Surgery and Cancer, where she manages the Human Performance Group.
Professor of Clinical Biomechanics
Nachi has a doctoral thesis on gait and posture analysis of patients with scoliosis and is the Professor of Clinical Biomechanics at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Staffordshire.
Chair in Health Economics
Steve joined UCL in 2009 and is now the Chair of Health Economics. He has a BA in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Nottingham, an MSc in Health Economics from the University of York, and a PhD in Economics from City University London.