Pictured at the launch of our ‘Just Ask’ campaign and New Name to mark International Clinical Trials Day (20th May) were Professor Bryan Hennessy, Clinical Lead for Cancer Trials Ireland, Sinead, Cliodhna and Alan Pearson, and Eibhlin Mulroe, CEO, Cancer Trials Ireland. Press Release : Cancer Trials saves Government €6.5M annually – click here for Press Release […]
ICORG’s representatives at this year’s conference (l to r) Shane Ring, Norah Cassidy, Eibhlín Mulroe, Olwyn Deignan, Niall Fox and Ausra Teiserskiene
Cancer survivors and their families joined researchers and health care professionals in round table discussions at the UCD Conway Institute (13th April) to talk about how to put patients at the heart of the cancer research agenda. The event was organised by UCD Medicine Research, UCD Conway Institute, Systems Biology Ireland & BREAST-PREDICT in conjunction […]
We had a great meeting recently with Dympna Watson (Chairperson – left) and Ciara Devine (Centre) from Europa Donna Ireland, the voluntary patient advocacy organisation which is working for better breast cancer services, during which we discussed some of our upcoming breast cancer research trials and how we might work together in the future. Also […]
NUI Galway have opened the Lambe Institute for Translational Research and HRB Clinical Research Facility at University Hospital Galway. The co-location of these two facilities in one building on hospital grounds will mean basic laboratory research conducted in the translational research facility can be evaluated in clinical trials in the clinical research facility and ultimately […]
Dr Catherine Kelly and Professor Leonie Young
The 5th Irish Next-Generation Sequencing Meeting will take place on 26th June.
Venue: Tercentenary Hall and Knowledge Exchange, Level 2 of Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI), Pearse Street, TCD, Dublin 2.
Please see flyer for further details.
International Clinical Trials Day Highlights the Importance of Clinical Trials for the Future of Cancer Treatment. Photographs below of ICORG Clinical Trial Champions
Every year International Clinical Trials Day is marked around the world on or near the May 20th to celebrate the day that James Lind began his controlled trial comparing the different treatments for scurvy on the 20th May 1747.
Thanks to James Lind, carefully regulated Clinical Trials are the most effective way to establish which new treatments are beneficial for patients and improve their outcomes. International Clinical Trials Day provides a focal point to raise awareness of the importance of clinical research.
With Research Comes Hope
On Friday 23rd January [4pm – 7pm] in the Herbert Park Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, MTCI are hosting a Translational Research Forum on "Successful, Immunotherapeutic approaches to treat Adjuvant, Occult disease in Carcinoma". The Guest Speakers are Dr. Michael G. Hanna, Ph.D. & Dr. Jan Vermorken, M.D., Ph.D.