November 2018 | Samhain 2018

UCD Clinical Trials Masterclass

Sun, 18 November 18 15:53

A UCD Masterclass Programme was open to all Academic Track interns from around the country was held on Saturday, 8th September in the Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre, Nelson Street, Dublin 7.  This Masterclass is a formal teaching event facilitated by the UCD Intern Network and the UCD Clinical Research Centre supporting the Academic Track Intern Programme with the aim of fostering participants curiosity in pursuing a career as an academic clinician.

UCD Interns including Academic Track interns from UCD, UL & UCC attended the event as they embark on their Academic Track Programme which commenced on July 9th, 2018.

In attendance were Dr Evelyn Fennelly, UCD Academic track intern, Dr Sam Gray, UL Academic track intern, Dr Michael Hanrahan, UCC Academic track intern, Dr Louise Kelly, UCC Academic track intern, Dr Conor Keogh, UL Academic track intern, Dr Owen Killian, UCD Academic track intern, Dr Eithne Nic Ríogh, UCD Academic track intern, Dr Martin O Donnell, UCD Academic track intern and Dr Salim Sebaoui, UL Academic track intern including UCD Interns rotating through the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital & St Vincent’s University Hospital.

Intern Clinical Master Class 2018 - Image 1

L-R: Dr Eithne Nic Ríogh, UCD Academic track intern,Dr Evelyn Fennelly, UCD Academic track intern, Professor Peter Doran, Director, UCD Clinical Research Centre, Director, Associate Professor Dermot Power, UCD Intern Coordinator, Professor Patrick Murray, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, UCD School of Medicine, Dr Deborah Wallace, Clinical Research Tutor, UCD Clinical Research Centre, Dr Louise Kelly, UCC Academic track intern, Dr Karen Mulligan, UCD Intern, Dr Rachel Keane, UCD Intern, Dr Martin O Donnell, UCD Academic track intern, Dr Conor Keogh, UL Academic track intern, Dr Owen Killian, UCD Academic track intern, Dr John Mahon, UCD Intern, Dr John Coleman, UCD Intern, Dr Sam Gray, UL Academic track intern, Dr Salim Sebaoui, UL Academic track intern.

Intern Clinical Master Class 2018 - Image 1

L-R: Dr Martin O Donnell, UCD Academic track intern, Dr Eithne Nic Ríogh, UCD Academic track intern,Dr Evelyn Fennell, UCD Academic track intern, Professor Peter Doran, Director, UCD Clinical Research Centre, Director, Associate Professor Dermot Power, UCD Intern Coordinator, Professor Patrick Murray, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, UCD School of Medicine, Dr Deborah Wallace, Clinical Research Tutor, UCD Clinical Research Centre, Dr Salim Sebaoui, UL Academic track intern, Dr Louise Kelly, UCC Academic track intern, Dr Sam Gray, UL Academic track intern, Dr Owen Killian, UCD Academic track intern.

Intern Clinical Master Class 2018 - Image 3

L-R: Dr Eithne Nic Ríogh, UCD Academic track intern,Dr Evelyn Fennell, UCD Academic track intern, Professor Peter Doran, Director, UCD Clinical Research Centre, Director, Associate Professor Dermot Power, UCD Intern Coordinator, Professor Patrick Murray, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, UCD School of Medicine, Dr Deborah Wallace, Clinical Research Tutor, UCD Clinical Research Centre, Dr Martin O Donnell, UCD Academic track intern, Dr Owen Killian, UCD Academic track intern.

Topics and Speakers included:

  • Generating Knowledge by Professor Peter Doran, Director, UCD Clinical Research Centre, Director, Taught Graduate Programme in Clinical Research, UCD School of Medicine, Director of Research, St Vincent’s University Hospital
  • Drug Discovery and Development by Dr Deborah Wallace, Clinical Research Tutor, UCD Clinical Research Centre
  • Preclinical Development by Dr Deborah Wallace, Clinical Research Tutor, UCD Clinical Research Centre
  • Clinical Trials Principles by Professor Peter Doran, Director, UCD Clinical Research Centre, Director, Taught Graduate Programme in Clinical Research, UCD School of Medicine, Director of Research, St Vincent’s University Hospital
  • Randomisation & Blinding by Dr Marie Galligan, Clinical Research Tutor, UCD Clinical Research Centre
  • Designing Trials by Dr Deborah Wallace, Clinical Research Tutor, UCD Clinical Research Centre
  • Trial Designs by Professor Peter Doran, Director, UCD Clinical Research Centre, Director, Taught Graduate Programme in Clinical Research, UCD School of Medicine, Director of Research, St Vincent’s University Hospital
  • Endpoints by Professor Patrick Murray, Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, UCD School of Medicine

Associate Professor Dermot Power, UCD Intern Network Coordinator would like to extend his thanks to all who participated in the event and to Professor Peter Doran, Director of the Clinical Research Centre for his valuable input and expertise in this subject area.

Details on the UCD Academic Track Programme can be found at www.ucd.ie/medicine/intern