Our Mission

The International ECMO Network (ECMONet) is dedicated to conducting and supporting high-quality, high-impact research aimed at defining the role of extracorporeal life support in the management of respiratory and cardiac failure in adults, helping to build on the scientific foundation for its use and driving continuous improvement in its application where appropriate.

5th Annual International ECMO Network Meeting, London, UK

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Kath Rowan

In 1994, Kathy established the Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre (ICNARC), a not-for-profit organisation in the UK, to facilitate improvements in the structure, process, outcomes and experiences of critical care for patients and for those who care for them. ICNARC undertakes a broad programme of clinical audit and research, both nationally and internationally.


Dr. Carol Hodgson, ECMONet Executive Committee Member, awarded Future Leader Fellowship from The Heart Foundation of Australia.


Prof. Alain Combes has been named Chairman of EuroELSO 2018-2020 This new appointment for Prof. Combes presents an excellent opportunity for ELSO and ECMONet to collaborate on improvements in ECMO care and outcomes.


Professor Marion Campbell of the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, is the latest addition to International ECMONet Group. Marion is Professor of Health Services Research and Dean of Research and Knowledge Exchange at the Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen.

Our committee members are known internationally for their contributions.