Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Venue: UCD Charles Institute, University College Dublin

Free registration is now open for the third event in this series, UCD The Patient Voice in Cancer Research, on

Cancer survivors and their families as well as researchers, health care professionals and patient advocates are welcome to discuss placing the patient voice at the heart of the cancer research agenda.


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; Derick Mitchell, CEO, Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science & Industry; clinicians

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 Histopathologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital and Clinical Lecturer in UCD School of Medicine & Dr Amanda McCann, Head of Pathology & Director, UCD Centre in Translational Oncology

12.45pm Light lunch

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

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


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