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Friday 8th December 2017 2:00 - 5:30pm at H1.26 Intel Theatre, First Floor Hub of the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science

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Festschrift for Prof Ronan O'Connell

In conjunction with the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland, the School is pleased to present a Festschrift in honour of Professor Ronan O’Connell, recently retired UCD Professor of Surgery.  The Festschrift takes place on Friday 8th December 2017 in H1.26 Intel Theatre, First Floor Hub of the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science.

Chair: Professor Ronan Cahill Head of Surgery Section UCD and Mater Hospital Dublin.

 

Ronan O’Connell – the Surgeon and the Man

14.00

Opening address and welcome

Professor Pat Murray, Dean of Medicine and Head of the UCD School of Medicine

14.05

Ronan O’Connell on the International Stage

John Nicholls, St Mark’s Hospital London

14.15

Personal Reflections on my Father

Robert O’Connell, Wexford General Hospital

 

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

14.30

The Mesentery in Crohn’s Disease

Calvin Coffey, University of Limerick

14.50

Cell Signalling and Fibroblast Mediated Stricture Formation in Crohn’s Disease

Jurgen Mulsow, Mater Hospital Dublin

15.10

Cell Signalling and Career Pathways in IBD: the Influence of Ronan as a Mentor

John Burke, Beaumont Hospital Dublin

15.30

The Microbiome and IBD: the Next Generation

Aonghus Lavelle, University College Cork

15.50

Coffee Break

 

 

Pelvic floor Disorders

16.30

Obstetric Sphincter Lesions

Soren Laurberg, University of Aarhus

16.50

Efficacy of Sacral Neuromodulation for Faecal Incontinence

Klaus Matzel, University of Erlangen

17.10

Animal Studies of Anorectal Sensory Dysfunction

James Jones, University College Dublin

17.30

Human Studies of Anorectal Sensory Dysfunction

Charlie Knowles, Queen Mary University of London

 

All welcome.