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Participating Sites

The BEAT-Calci study is run globally. Sites in Australia and New Zealand are currently open for recruitment, with additional sites continuing to join.  Sites in the United Kingdom and Canada will be joining in the future.

Select a country from the listed options or use the interactive map below to see which sites are activated and recruiting participants into the BEAT-Calci study. 

BEAT-Calci is actively initiating sites. Sites can get in touch to participate in this study via the Contact Us page. 

Site State Status
Concord Repatriation General Hospital NSW Activated
St. George Hospital NSW Activated
Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service QLD Activated
Princess Alexandra Hospital QLD Activated
Bundaberg Base Hospital QLD Activated
Royal Melbourne Hospital VIC Activated
Western Health Sunshine Hospital VIC Activated
Royal Adelaide Hospital SA Activated
Monash Medical Centre VIC Activated
Site Status
Auckland City Hospital Activated
North Shore Hospital Activated
Dunedin Hospital Activated
Tauranga Hospital Activated
Whangarei Hospital Activated

National Leads

Each country has a National Lead Investigator who will represent the region on the Trial Steering Committee. 

Associate Professor Rathika Krishnasamy

BEAT-Calci Co-Platform Director & Australia Lead Investigator 

A/Prof Rathika Krishnasamy is an Academic Clinical Nephrologist based at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Australia, and is an Associate Professor for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Queensland. She is a Clinical Trialist at Australasian Kidney Trials Network (AKTN) and a recipient of The Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowship. She has a strong research focus in the area of cardiovascular disease, haemodialysis and mineral and bone disorders. A/Prof Krishnasamy provides care for chronic kidney disease, dialysis and chronic transplant patients.

Rathika Krishnasamy
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Associate Professor Janak de Zoysa

BEAT-Calci New Zealand Lead Investigator

A/Prof Janak de Zoysa is a Nephrologist based at Waitematā District Health Board, Auckland, New Zealand. He is an Associate Professor for the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences at the University of Auckland. His areas of expertise include Nephrology, Vasculitis, and Medical Education.

Dr Smeeta Sinha

BEAT-Calci United Kingdom Lead Investigator 

Dr Smeeta Sinha is a Consultant Nephrologist at Salford Royal Hospital, Northern Care Alliance and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. In early 2021, Dr Sinha was appointed as the Northern Care Alliance Research & Innovation Deputy Director. Dr Sinha’s research interests include chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder. She is a recognized international key opinion leader in the field of calciphylaxis and, despite the challenges of conducting research in the rare disease space, has supported the development of calciphylaxis clinical trials including Phase 1 -3 studies.

Dr Smeeta Sinha photo