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Public Engagement

Much of the work carried out within UCD Conway Institute is being facilitated through publicly funded research grant awards. At UCD Conway Institute, we are committed to developing a proactive association with the public in order to inform, consult or involve them in our research.

‌UCD The Patient Voice in Cancer Research III

The Patient Voice in Cancer Research IIIIs there a Clinical Trial for Me?

12 April 2017; 9am - 1.30pm
UCD Charles Institute

Eventbrite - UCD The Patient Voice in Cancer Research


9:00am Welcome & refreshments

9.45am "Creating the roadmap for Patient Voice: Update of progress to date"
Dr Amanda McCann, Chair, Patient Voice Committee

10.30am "Is there a clinical trial for me?"
Speaker presentations & discussion forum including:
Eibhlin Munroe, CEO, Clinical Trials Ireland - “How to find out about Trials and who do you Ask?”
Derick Mitchell, CEO, Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science & Industry

12.00pm "Crowdsourcing histological scoring: Patients vs Pathologists"
Is enlisting help from the public a sufficiently accurate method to score tissue samples that inform treatment?
Facilitated by Dr Aurelie Fabre, Consultant Histopatholgist, St Vincent's University Hospital; Dr Cathy Kelly, Consultant Oncologist at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital & Dr Amanda McCann, Head of Pathology & Director, UCD Centre in Translational Oncology.

12.45pm Light lunch & address by Professor Patrick Murray, Dean of Medicine & Head of UCD School of Medicine

1.30pm Attendees are invited to join researchers for the survivorship lap of Relay for Life UCD (2pm start, Devlin pitch, UCD)


Registration is FREE but required

Organised by UCD School of Medicine, UCD Conway Institute, BREAST-PREDICT & Systems Biology Ireland in conjunction with Relay for Life UCD & the Irish Cancer Society

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