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The MMI Newsletter features updates on all areas of MMI activity and is a forum for the clinical and translational research community in Ireland.


The MMI Newsletter also contains listings of forthcoming events (seminars, meetings, courses and workshops).


The MMI Newsletter is distributed by email to various contacts and to over 2000 MMI website users who subscribe to the Newsletter.



ISSUE 20 - DECEMBER 2014

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ISSUE 19 - JULY 2014

IN THIS ISSUE:

Dr Aine Murphy is appointed Project Manager of IPCOR  |  MMI Annual Scientific Meeting 2014: Focus on Research Training  |  Streamlining the process of hospital approval in Ireland   |  MMI Clinician Scientist Structured Curriculum - July 2014 Update  |  Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day at St James's Hospital CRF  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
CTRSP scholar Oisin Gough becomes ICON-GPA Life Sciences Ambassador  |  QUB Professor Mike Clarke and the 'Smiley Faces Project'  |  MMI CTRSP scholars attend a workshop on Research Ethics  |  Project Management in the Research Context Workshop  |  MMI Biobanking Course 24 - 25 November 2014: Application Now Open  |  MMI/Pfizer Course: Molecules to Medicines - How Biopharma Delivers  |  MMI Course: Techniques & Strategies in Molecular Medicine 8 & 9 December  |  New Target Innovation - Collaborative Oportunities with AstraZeneca  |  2014 Irish Healthcare Awards - Call For Entries  |  

Upcoming Events:
DCCR Network Annual Scientific Meeting 2014  |  IRNN 7th Annual Conference 12 November 2014  |  MMI Biobanking Course 24 - 25 November 2014: Application Now Open  |  

 

ISSUE 18 - MARCH 2014

IN THIS ISSUE:

Dr Graham Love appointed Chief Executive of Health Research Board  |  ECRIN-ERIC, an infrastructure for multinational clinical trials in Europe  |  MMI Clinician Scientist Structured Curriculum - January 2014 Update  |  UCC hosts DCCR Disease Group Seminar  |  Ten years of MMI Techniques and Strategies in Molecular Medicine  |  IRNN launches new Clinical Research Nurse Orientation Pack  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
MMI/Pfizer course provides unique insight into development of biopharmaceuticals  |  MMI participates in survey on European clinical trial site selection   |  Intellectual Property Workshop for Second Cohort of MMI CTRSP Scholars  |  Record attendance at IRNN Annual Conference  |  Post-Doc Position in Prostate Cancer Research, Trinity College Dublin  |  Bug Run - a new game to encourage antibiotic awareness  |  

Upcoming Events:
MMI Education & Training Annual Scientific Meeting 2014  |  Workshop on Molecular Imaging in Translational Research - 31 March 2014  |  NIBRT Open Training Courses - Spring 2014  |  

 

ISSUE 17 - OCTOBER 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

MMI Chair, Mr Thomas Lynch, appointed Chair of the Dublin East Hospital Group  |  MMI welcomes two new Directors to MMI Board  |  MMI CTRSP Scholars Write About Their Research  |  FP7-funded Cystic Fibrosis clinical trial starts in Ireland   |  St James's CRF recruits first patient   |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
Evolution of European Clinical Trials  |  MMI seeks Trainee Administrator for Internship in Education & Training  |  DCCR Research Nurse awarded RCSI Dean's Award 2013  |  Important research published by Coeliac Research Group   |  

Upcoming Events:
MMI/Pfizer Course: Molecules to Medicines - How Biopharma Delivers. Online Applications Invited  |  IPPOSI Information Day: Clinical Research for Non-Clinical Researchers   |  IRNN 6th Annual Conference - 27 November 2013  |  MMI Course: Techniques & Strategies in Molecular Medicine - Online Applications Invited  |  

 

ISSUE 16 - JULY 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

MMI Chair awarded Honorary Degree by UCD  |  Two new Directors appointed to Board of MMI  |  Dr Graham Love on his move to MMI - Irish Times 8 April 2013   |  Inaugural patho-epidemiology of prostate cancer course  |  Second Cohort of CTRSP Scholars commences Industry Placements  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
MMI CSFP Alumnus wins RAMI Awards 2013  |  Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day  |  Project Management workshop for MMI CTRSP scholars  |  Alzheimer's clinical trial begins   |  Second run of MMI course on statistics  |  Irish Heart Found Research Bursary 2013-2014  |  

Upcoming Events:
HRB CRFG Summer Schools in Biostatistics (Advanced)  |  MMI/Pfizer Course: Molecules to Medicines - How Biopharma Delivers. Online Applications Invited  |  Gender Summit 3 - North America  |  

 

ISSUE 15 - APRIL 2013

IN THIS ISSUE:

MMI welcomes the appointment of two new Directors to MMI Board  |  Taoiseach Enda Kenny to open Wellcome Trust - HRB CRF at St. James's Hospital  |  MMI Research Trainees assemble for successful Annual Meeting  |  ICRIN Seminar on EC proposal for new regulation on clinical trials  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
MMI CTRSP Scholars report on Clinical Research Facility placement  |  MMI Course 'Techniques & Strategies in Molecular Medicine' held in December  |  Feedback on the Research Ethics Committee Standard Application Form 5.5  |  Novel Cell-based Therapy for Diabetic Wounds: MMI Clinician Scientist Fellow publishes promising findings  |  

Upcoming Events:
MMI Biobanking Course  |  MMI Course: Introduction to Data Analysis  |  International Melanoma Workshop, 8-9 May 2013 at UCD Conway Institute   |  Investigations Bootcamp  |  HRB CRFG Summer Schools in Biostatistics (Introduction)  |  

 

ISSUE 14 - DECEMBER 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:

Molecular Medicine Ireland: 2012 in words and pictures  |  MMI Director appointed to Institute of Public Health at Washington University in St Louis  |  High level of DCCR support acknowledged at disease group seminar  |  New ICRIN Report on Clinical Research Training  |  Reception to mark contribution of Dr Ruth Barrington to MMI  |  Five Scholarships Awarded in Second Intake of MMI Clinical & Translational Research Scholars Programme  |  ICRIN/IMDA Symposium - Ireland: A location of choice for medical technology clinical investigations  |  Three-day MMI/Pfizer course offers insight into biopharma industry  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
Key messages of international meeting on Cardiovascular Biomarkers published  |  IRNN 5th Annual Conference attracts record attendance  |  Irish clinical research nurses present at world conference in USA  |  Distinguished US researcher appointed Director of Research at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland  |  New IPPOSI Information Campaign on Participation in Clinical Trials   |  

Upcoming Events:
BioPIC 2013 - BioPhotonics and Imaging Conference  |  

 

ISSUE 13 - SEPTEMBER 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:

Valedictory Lecture by Professor Dermot Kelleher - 25 June 2012  |  MMI Chair welcomes new appointment to the Board  |  ICRIN strengthens clinical research capacity  |  MMI CTRSP Scholarships call attracts wide interest  |  UK Clinical Research Facility Network Conference 2012  |  ICRIN hosts national clinical research seminar in Dublin Castle  |  Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day 2012 in Dublin Castle   |  Images from the ECRIN GALA Dinner in Dublin Castle  |  MMI holds successful fifth run of Human Disease Genomics course  |  MMI awards five PhD students free registration to ESOF2012  |  JobBridge Internship available as Project Assistant for Translational Research (Medical Science) at MMI - POSITION CLOSED  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
MMI Annual Report 2011 now available on MMI website  |  Biobanking project in Jordan to utilise Molecular Medicine Ireland Guidelines for Standardised Biobanking  |  European Commission publishes draft regulation to replace the European Clinical Trials Directive (2001/20/EC)  |  Cystic fibrosis breakthrough by RCSI team including MMI Clinician Scientist Fellow  |  European Science Open Forum (ESOF2012) Success  |  

Upcoming Events:
SYSMED 2012  |  Symposium: Ireland - A Location of Choice for Medical Technology Clinical Investigations  |  2012 UCD Conway Festival of Research & Innovation   |  European Gender Summit   |  

 

ISSUE 12- APRIL 2012

IN THIS ISSUE:

MMI founder and Board member appointed to Imperial College London  |  Proceedings of MMI/ICRIN Workshop on Hospital Approval of Clinical Trials, 26 January 2012  |  Dr Suzanne Bracken of MMI appointed Research Coordinator for National Prostate Cancer Research Group  |   ICRIN to host ECRIN Annual Meeting, Dublin Castle, 17-18 May 2012   |  Minister for Health urged to preserve archive of newborn screening cards as a resource to improve health   |  High level of industry engagement in MMI CTRSP  |  DCCR Supports MMI Clinical and Translational Research Scholars Program In Dublin  |  Win free registration to ESOF2012 Dublin - Europe's largest scientific conference   |  MMI Scholars benefit from placements in Clinical Research Facilities in Cork, Dublin and Galway  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
MMI Clinician Scientist Structured PhD Curriculum - January 2012 Update  |  Work Commences on Wellcome Trust- HRB CRF at St. James's Hospital  |  Minister for Health opens clinical research facility in Cork  |  Clinical Research Posts available at the Clinical Research Facility, Galway   |  IRNN publishes latest edition of Newsletter  |  European Commission offers 2 million Euro prize for innovation in vaccine technology   |  

Upcoming Events:
CMOD 10th Annual Cardiovascular Biomarkers Symposium and Irish Biomarker Network Workshop  |   ICRIN to host ECRIN Annual Meeting, Dublin Castle, 17-18 May 2012   |  Summer Schools in Biostatistics 2012 - HRB Clinical Research Facility, Galway  |  MMI Course & Workshop - Human Disease Genomics: SNPs, GWAS and Next-Gen Sequencing  |  2012 UK CRF Network Conference - 5 & 6 July 2012  |  

 

ISSUE 11 - DECEMBER 2011

IN THIS ISSUE:

Workshop on 'Clinical Investigations for Medical Devices', 10 November 2011  |  Another successful run of MMI/Pfizer course Molecules to Medicines: How Biopharma Delivers   |  MMI offers free registration to ESOF2012 Dublin - Europe's largest scientific conference   |  DCCR Inaugural Scientific Day - 14th October 2011  |  MMI Clinical & Translational Research Scholars commence their studies  |  SFI/HRB/MMI Workshop- 'Insights into Successful Translational Research'   |  An 'education week' in the life of Professor Anita Maguire  |  William Stokes Award for MMI Clinician Scientist Fellow  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
The Irish Research Nurses Network Annual Meeting 2011  |  Cleveland Clinic & Enterprise Ireland Clinical Innovation Award  |  Invent DCU celebrating 10 years of Innovation and Enterprise  |  Post-Doctoral Position in Prostate Cancer Protein Biomarker Discovery - December 2011  |  RCSI- Research Assistant Position Available  |  

Upcoming Events:
Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR): Annual Meeting  |  CMOD 10th Annual Cardiovascular Biomarkers Symposium and Irish Biomarker Network Workshop  |  

 

ISSUE 10 - OCTOBER 2011

IN THIS ISSUE:

MMI Chair welcomes the appointments of two new Directors to the MMI Board   |  Minister for Research & Innovation refers to CTRSP in Statement to the Seanad  |  MMI presents at Critical Markers of Disease US Biomarkers Symposium, USA.  |  ICRIN to host European Clinical Research Infrastructures Network AGM and International Clinical Trials Day   |  MMI Clinician Scientist Structured PhD Curriculum - September 2011 Update  |  Applications open for MMI/Pfizer course: Molecules to Medicines - How Biopharma Delivers   |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
MMI Clinician Scientist Fellow publishes hypertensive heart disease biomarker study  |  Administration Internship in Education & Training available at MMI  |  Project Assistant Internship available at MMI   |  DCCR Type 2 Diabetes Study Presented at 2011 EASD Meeting  |  CMOD 10th Annual Cardiovascular Biomarkers Symposium and Irish Biomarker Network Workshop  |  

Upcoming Events:
TCD School of Medicine Tercentenary Symposium: The Future of Medicine - 2020 vision  |  SFI HRB MMI Workshop: 'Insights into Successful Translational Research' on 29 November   |  ICRIN Good Clinical Practice - 30 November 2011  |  

 

ISSUE 9 - JULY 2011

IN THIS ISSUE:

MMI Clinician Scientist Fellows Present Research Highlights in Annual Meeting  |  MMI Chair welcomes the appointments of two new Directors to the Board   |  A Research Ethics Administration System for the 21st Century  |  Two new staff appointments at MMI  |  DCCR Study underway into Patients with Severe Retinal Dystrophy  |  MMI urges Research Prioritisation Group to prioritise investment in translational and clinical research   |  Top Prize won by MMI Clinician Scientist Fellow at American Cardiology Meeting  |  Respiratory Medicine Prize awarded to MMI Clinician Scientist Fellow  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day at RCSI CRC  |  MMI Clinician Scientist Fellow Dr Brian Walsh is profiled in UCC Medical Research News  |  Streamlining Research Ethics  |  Opening of Paediatric Research Facility at Cork University Hospital  |  PI's from MMI Partner Institutions win prestigious translational research awards   |  

Upcoming Events:
European Helicobacter Study Group - XXIVth International Workshop on Helicobacter and related bacteria in chronic digestive inflammation and gastric cancer  |  ESCCA 2011  |  European Science Open Forum - ESOF2012  |  

 

ISSUE 8 - MARCH 2011

IN THIS ISSUE:

New Chair appointed to Board of Molecular Medicine Ireland  |  MMI publishes Report of ICRIN Seminar on Research Governance and Sponsorship  |  Deadline extended to 18 March for the positions of Clinical Research Manager and Programme Officer for Translational Research at MMI  |  MMI appoints Siobhan Gaynor as Programme Manager - Translational and Clinical Research   |  MMI COURSE RERUN - Techniques and Strategies in Molecular Medicine  |  Workshop on Health Technology Assessments for Medical Devices held at NUI Galway   |  New MMI Course on Statistical Analysis is a great success  |  MMI Clinician Scientist Structured PhD Curriculum - Update  |  3rd National Conference of Irish Research Nurses Network: 'Building Networks - Creating Connections'   |  MMI Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme: Annual Meeting 2011  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
Marine Biodiscovery Research Platform is latest addition to MMI Technology Platforms Web Portal  |  Prostate Cancer Research Consortium publish in Nature Reviews Urology: the epigenome as a therapeutic target in prostate cancer  |  Euroscience Open Forum 2012: Call for Scientific Session Proposals  |  New UCD 4-year structured PhD programme in Computational Infection Biology, funded by the Wellcome Trust  |  Making An Impact 2011  |  

Upcoming Events:
Graduate Course in Immunology 2011 - School of Biochemistry & Immunology, TCD  |  2nd Lecture in Rheumatology Series at TCD on Friday 18 March   |  MMI COURSE RERUN - Techniques and Strategies in Molecular Medicine  |  MMI Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme: Annual Meeting 2011  |  ESCCA 2011  |  

 

ISSUE 7 - DECEMBER 2010

IN THIS ISSUE:

MMI welcomes new appointment to Board of Directors   |  The Irish Biomarker Network Inaugural Workshop - Improved translation of biomarkers to the clinic  |  MMI together with Pfizer hold fifth running of Molecules to Medicines course  |  Irish Government urged to maintain membership of ECRIN and BBMRI  |  ICRIN and DCCR featured in HRB report - Picture of Health 2010, A snapshot of HRB funded research  |  Dr Jan Guerin to take up new post with the Dublin Institute of Technology  |  MMI Course - Introduction to Data Analysis: Online applications closed  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
DCCR Inflammatory Skin Disease Group helps international consortium to identify susceptibility genes for Psoriasis  |  NUI Galway awarded SFI funding for stem cell clinical trials  |  RCSI and Mater researchers make important discovery in diabetes  |  genSET Workshop: Role of Gender in Scientific Research and Innovation  |  Ireland's Premier Award for Science  |  

Upcoming Events:
MMI Course - Introduction to Data Analysis: Online applications closed  |  UCD Conway Institute - Molecular Neuroimmunology; Graduate Course 2011  |  Royal Microscopical Society - Bioimaging: Illumination of Disease  |  European Science Open Forum - ESOF2012  |  

 

ISSUE 6 - SEPTEMBER 2010

IN THIS ISSUE:

MMI publishes Annual Report 2009  |  The Irish Biomarker Network Inaugural Workshop, Thursday 4 November 2010  |  MMI/Pfizer Course: MOLECULES TO MEDICINES - HOW BIOPHARMA DELIVERS  |  MMI/ICRIN Seminar on Research Governance and Sponsorship   |  DCCR and HRB Host Information Session on EU FP7 Programme  |  MMI Guidelines for Standardised Biobanking - Publication Now Available  |  MMI Bioresource Web-library  |  MMI Clinician Scientist Fellow involved in research breakthrough in understanding gender gap in cystic fibrosis  |  Workshop on Health Technology Assessments, Procurement & Reimbursement Process for Medical Devices  |  MMI featured in recent edition of Public Service Review: Science and Technology 07  |  Irish participation at the European Science Open Forum 2010 in Turin   |  Celebration of Five Years of Prostate Cancer Research and Collaboration  |  FAS Work Placement Programme Trainee in MMI  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
Professor Frank Giles takes up joint post at NUI Galway and Trinity College Dublin as Professor of Cancer Therapeutics  |  IARC Fellowships for Cancer Research   |  Decoding of the first Irish Genome  |  Trinity College Dublin scientists make breakthrough in the study of Type 2 diabetes  |  European Science Open Forum - ESOF2012  |  

Upcoming Events:
2nd Population-Based Cancer Research Conference - 20 October 2010  |  The Irish Biomarker Network Inaugural Workshop, Thursday 4 November 2010  |  MMI/Pfizer Course: MOLECULES TO MEDICINES - HOW BIOPHARMA DELIVERS  |  MMI Course: Techniques & Strategies in Molecular Medicine - Online applications currently invited  |  

 

ISSUE 5 - JUNE 2010

IN THIS ISSUE:

SFI/MMI Technology Platform Workshop 3 June 2010  |  MMI strengthens national network to support industry-sponsored trials  |  DCCR contract finalised  |  MMI agrees position paper calling for Ireland's continued participation in EU biobanking and clinical research infrastructures  |  Date for the diary - Workshop on Sponsorship and Governance of Clinical Research   |  ICRIN invites applications for the next GCP course on Friday 16th July 2010, which will take place in St Vincent's Hospital, Dublin 4  |  MMI/ICRIN contributes to ECRIN publications  |  MMI Course Visit to Trinity College Dublin's 3D Visualisation Facility  |  Predictive Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Discovered by Research Team including MMI Clinician Scientist Fellow  |  Funding confirmed for Galway Clinical Research Facility  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
Science Bus travels to Turin to promote Dublin as European City of Science in 2012   |  Irish scientists uncover genetic secrets of human adaptation to high altitude  |  TCD & UCD Researchers Discover New Autism Genes as Part of Major International Research Project  |  CRANN opens state of the art Advanced Microscopy Laboratory in Dublin  |  

Upcoming Events:
BIOPHOTONICS & IMAGING GRADUATE SUMMER SCHOOL  |  BioPIC Conference 2010: 18th-20th October  |  Summer School in Biostatistics 2010 - HRB Clinical Research Facility, Galway  |  Dublin Academic Medical Centre Summer School 2010  |  

 

ISSUE 4 - FEBRUARY 2010

IN THIS ISSUE:

Appointment of Dr Marina Zvartau-Hind as a Director of MMI   |  MMI Technology Platform Web-Portal is now live  |  Molecular Medicine Ireland - Review of 2009 and Forward Look  |  MMI welcomes Government's Plan for Health Research  |  Record attendance at MMI Techniques & Strategies in Molecular Medicine course  |  ICRIN pilots Research Readiness Programme  |  MMI Guidelines for Standardised Biobanking - Consultation Phase  |  Pilot Common Ethics Form now available  |  Molecules to Medicines course and workshop gives insight into biopharmaceutical industry  |  MMI Clinician Scientist Fellow involved in ground-breaking breast cancer research  |  MMI Course - Human Disease Genomics: SNPs, GWAS and Next-Gen Sequencing  |  Irish involvement in BBMRI, one of the ESFRI Biomedical Sciences Infrastructures  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
High demand for GCP training in 2010  |  DCCR hosts networking event with Biomedical Diagnostics Institute  |  MMI/ICRIN hosts workshop on clinical studies for medical devices   |  Certificate in Nursing (Clinical Research) 2010/2011  |  Patient leading vision research honoured by Trinity College Dublin  |  Visit to the TCD 3D Visualisation Suite for MMI Course Attendees  |  CSTAR - Centre for support and training in analysis and research  |  

Upcoming Events:
The Charles Institute Public Lecture: UV Radiation & the Skin - The Science & Risks  |  UCD Conway Institute Guest Seminar: Fc gamma receptors in Allergy  |  Irish Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 3-5 March 2010  |  UCD Graduate course: Molecular Neuroimmunology  |  2010 TERMIS-EU Conference on 13-17 June 2010  |  MMI Course - Human Disease Genomics: SNPs, GWAS and Next-Gen Sequencing  |  

 

ISSUE 3 - OCTOBER 2009

IN THIS ISSUE:

First MMI Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme Annual Meeting held at NUI Galway  |  MMI course - Techniques & Strategies in Molecular Medicine: Online application invited  |  Marie Mellody appointed as ICRIN Coordinator  |  MMI Guidelines for Standardised Biobanking  |  Industry and academia come together to deliver MMI Drug Design & Delivery course  |  RCSI Certificate Course in Research Nursing Launched in Newman House  |  MMI and CAMI workshop highlights applications of MRI in research  |  MMI mapping Research Technology Platforms  |  MMI / HRB CRF Galway Workshop in Biostatistics   |  UK CRF Network Road Show Comes to Ireland  |  Minister Lenihan Opens Irelands First Next-Generation DNA Sequencing Laboratory at TCDs Institute of Molecular Medicine  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
MMI Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme External Review Recommendations  |  Molecular Medicine Ireland publishes its first Annual Report  |  The Translational Health Research Conference, College of Medicine and Health, University College Cork  |  ECRIN Newsletter August 2009  |  Certificate in Nursing (Clinical Research) course - Stand-alone modules  |  

Upcoming Events:
Institute of Molecular Medicine (IMM) - 12th Annual Meeting   |   British Medical Ultrasound Society: Pre-clinical ultrasound study day  |  IPPOSI National Strategic Forum for Clinical Research   |  MMI Course: MOLECULES TO MEDICINES - HOW BIOPHARMA DELIVERS  |  MMI/Wyeth Workshop - MOLECULES TO MEDICINES - How Biopharma Delivers  |  MMI Course: TECHNIQUES & STRATEGIES IN MOLECULAR MEDICINE  |  Irish Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 3-5 March 2010  |  

 

ISSUE 2 - MAY 2009

IN THIS ISSUE:

MMI Clinician Scientist Fellowships awarded in UCC  |  Magnetic Resonance Imaging Applications in Research Workshop - MMI invites expressions of interest  |  New Report published by ICRIN: Clinical Research - Irish Situation Analysis   |  ICRIN with the State Claims Agency host Clinical Research Insurance and Indemnity Workshop  |  Second in series of ICRIN GCP courses held in April   |  MMI Workshop: Biostatistics  |  MMI mapping Research Technology Platforms  |  GeneLibrary Ireland Stakeholder Seminar  |  Collaborative Clinical Research Underway at the Dublin Centre for Clinical Research  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
MMI with QUB and UU submit report on design phase of GeneLibrary Ireland  |  MMI CSFP Annual Meeting to be held on 11 July 2009  |  New Appointment to ICRIN  |  Seminar to discuss Common Ethics Application Form for Investigator Led multisite Studies  |  Report of the Expert Group on a National Cancer Biobank  |  First MMI Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme Annual Meeting held at NUI Galway  |  

Upcoming Events:
Postgraduates Careers Event  |  ICRIN GCP Training Course  |  49th Graves Lecture - 20th May 2009  |  IDSI 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting June 11-12   |  4th UK and Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Bioethics at QUB: 22-23 June 2009   |  Entrepreneurship - How to create a technology start-up  |  Ethics Lectures in TCD: 25 & 26 May 2009  |  

 

ISSUE 1 - JANUARY 2009

IN THIS ISSUE:

New Chair of Molecular Medicine Ireland Board  |  MMI cited in first report on the Strategy for Science, Technology and Innovation (SSTI)  |  GCP Training to be Hosted by RCSI Clinical Research Centre  |  Dublin Centre for Clinical Research - Clinical Informatics Manager  |  GeneLibrary Ireland  |  MMI Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme  |  MMI Courses & Workshops  |  Irish Clinical Research Infrastructure Network  |  MMI profiled in HEA publication "Transformations - How Research is changing Ireland"  |  

PLUS:

News In Brief:
Inaugural Clinical Research Nurses Day  |  Molecules to Medicines: Read a report of MMI/Wyeth course  |  2009 NCI Summer Curriculum Call for Applications Now Open  |  Sixth run of MMI course "Techniques and Strategies in Molecular Medicine" in December 2008  |  

Upcoming Events:
All-Ireland Institute for Hospice and Palliative Care - Information Briefing on 28 January 2009  |  ICRIN GCP Training Course  |  Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Symposium: Interrogating Disease and Development  |  Cellular Imaging & Analysis conference, 7-8 February 2009  |  UCD Conway Institute Postgraduate Course - MMI invites applications across institutions  |  UCD Conway postgraduate course: "Communication Skills for Biological Scientists"  |  

 




 


Prior to the creation of MMI , the Dublin Molecular Medicnie Ireland (DMMC) produced a regular newsletter. Archive issues can be accessed below

Download previous issues of
DMMC News here:

July 2007
With articles on: Building a Dedicated Clinical & Translational Research Network; DMMC International Workshops: Epigenetics Leads the Way; Research Update: Study of Common Disorders goes Genome-Wide; Accreditation of Postgraduate Education; Technology Update: UCD Conway Institute Mass Spectrometry Resource; Cerviva - The Irish Cervical Screening Research Consortium; EMBO Practical Course: Tissue Microarrays & Image Analysis; Ruth Barrington appointed as CEO to DMMC; ICRIN Coordinator.

March 2007
With articles on: ACSTI Report:Recommendations on Health Research in Ireland; Moving On - Pierre Meulien; DMMC Courses & Workshop: A Flexible Post- graduate Education Resource; Technology Update: Digital Slide Scanning & Tissue Microarrays at the UCD Conway Institute; Irish Clinical Research Infrastructure Network Launch; Research Update. APOCOLON: Enhancing Sensitivity of Colon Cancer Cells to Apoptosis; The Innovative Medicines Initiative; New DMMC Board Member; Forthcoming DMMC Courses; DMMC International Workshop.

November 2006
With articles on: The Importance of Research in the Healthcare Sector; Irish Clinical Research Infrastructure Network; 6th Annual UCD Conway Festival of Research; Research Update: Molecular Design Group - Accelerate Your Drug Discovery Process; HRB/DMMC Workshop: Clinical Research Training in Ireland; Technology Update: Proteomics & Mass Spectrometry Facility at RCSI; DMMC Science Day 2006; Symposium: Biomarkers in Drug Development.

July 2006
With articles on: Opportunities for Ireland in the Higher Education Sector; Dublin Medical Schools Collaborate to Secure Major Grant for Clinical Research; IACR/ISMO Meeting 2006; Research Update: Applied Neurotherapeutics Research Group, A Year of Discovery; HRB Conference: ‘Today’s Health Research is Tomorrow’s Health Care’; Technology Update: High Content Cell Analysis in Irish Academic Biomedical Research & Education; EMBO Molecular Medicine Conference: ‘Common Mechanisms of Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer Progression’.

March 2006
With articles on: Translational Research - A Funder’s View; HRB & DMMC Irish Translational Workshop; The UCD Veterinary Hospital; Clinical Trials Symposium; Irish Cervical Screening Research Consortium; National Institute for Bioprocessing Research & Training; Research Update: Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Xenophobia in the Gut?; DMMC Education & Training Update; Emerging Clinical Research Infrastructures.

November 2005
With articles on: Transforming Translational Research in Ireland; The General Clinical Research Unit at the Mater Hospital; UCD Conway Institute Festival of Research; New Trans-Institutional Collaborations; Research Update: Development of Protease-Resistant IGFBP4 as Therapy for Breast Cancer; A New Year of DMMC Education & Training; Collaborative Biobanking & Translational Research; UCD Conway Institute at the BA Festival of Science.

June 2005
With articles on: Delivering on the Promise of Molecular Medicine; New DMMC agreement adds RCSI as equal partner; DMMC Research Consortia in Breast and Colorectal Cancers; Science Hands-On Workshops; Cancer 2005 & Irish Association for Cancer Research Meetings; DMMC Translational Workshop: Immunity & Lung Disease; Research Update on Oesophageal Cancer; Communicating DMMC Activities; DMMC Courses & Workshops.

February 2005
With articles on: The Institute of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and the DMMC, a Strategy for Translational Research; St Vincent's University Hospital Research Symposium; World Congress on Psychiatric Genetics; Metabolomics in Nutrition Workshop; Visit to Harvard Medical School - Partners Healthcare Centre for Genetics & Genomics, Boston; ProteinChip Facility at the Conway Institute; IMM Annual Meeting; Collaborative Research into Hepatitis C; ScienceWorks, Conway Institute; Recent and upcoming DMMC Courses; Applications invited for 4-year PhD at TCD; IBS Website.

November 2004
With articles on: The DMMC, Past and Future Perspective; DMMC Education & Training 2004/2005; Bioinformatics Training Across the DMMC; Introductory Bioinformatics Workshop at the IMM; Research Update on Molecular Mechanisms of Integrin Activation; Report on the 4th Conway Institute Festival of Research; Imaging: Multi-Colour Kinetics of Life at Molecular Level; Trinity Biobank at the Institute of Molecular Medicine; Conway Institute Molecular Neuroimmunology Early Training Programme; DMMC Intellectual Property Agreement; New Facilities at Mater Misericordiae Hospital.

August 2004
With articles on: DMMC Spring Symposium; Research Update from the Conway Institute Diabetic Nephropathy Research Group; Irish Autism Genetics Collaboration; SFI Cancer Workshop; Beaumont Hospital Clinical Research Centre; Conway Institute Proteome Research Centre Opening; 4 Year PhD Programmes at Trinity College Dublin; Collaborations with Institut Pasteur; Legal Agreements; DMMC Scientific Advisory Committee.

April 2004
With articles on: Proteomics in Dublin; the DMMC Strategic Plan; Synaesthesia Research; DMMC and Institut Pasteur Meeting; Education and Training; Focus Group Meetings; Nutrigenomics; DMMC Website Research Database launch; Cancer 2004 Meeting report.