Clinical Study Groups (CSGs) are committees of committed research leaders from throughout the Netherlands. These key opinion leaders have a strong record of participation in research in their relevant paediatric field. The Clinical Study Groups have a generic remit to provide specific advice to investigators and industry:
The MCRN works with 11 Clinical Studies Groups, covering most paediatric specialty areas:
Within each Clinical Study Group, sub-groups may be established to ensure that each specialty is adequately addressed. The Clinical Study Groups are supported by the MCRN Coordination Centre.