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Dr.Darren Dahly : Why do we randomize?

Dr.Darren Dahly : Why do we randomize?

  • 25 May 2017
                        • Title: Why do we randomize?
                        • Date: Friday 26th May
                        • Time: 17:00pm
                        • Location: Western Gateway Building G05

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Good Clinical Practice in Medical Device Research (ISO14155)

Good Clinical Practice in Medical Device Research (ISO14155)

  • 24 May 2017

The following course will be held on Wednesday 28th June

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CREC manual updated - Version 34

CREC manual updated - Version 34

  • 16 May 2017

Clinical Research Ethics Committee

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Seminar Series 2017: Prof Ian Ford

Seminar Series 2017: Prof Ian Ford

  • 12 May 2017

Seminar Series April 2017: Prof Ian Ford: Making the most out of clinical studies; trials, registries, biobanks, record linkage and epidemiology.

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CRF-C Clinical Trials Day 2017

CRF-C Clinical Trials Day 2017

  • 09 May 2017

Cork University Hospital 1st Cancer Clinical Trials Educational meeting

16th May 2017 - 10.30-16.00hrs

Main Auditorium Cork University Hospital

 

ALL WELCOME!

Contact: Main office number -021 4920122 to confirm attendance by 12th May

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International Clinical Trials Week 2017

International Clinical Trials Week 2017

  • 08 May 2017

International Clinical Trials Week 2017 : 15th - 26th May

#WhyWeDoResearch Tweetfest schedule: This initiative was set up in 2014 by The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust .

The aim is to raise research awareness and opportunities to staff, patients and the public, and to start a conversation about research.

To take part all one needs to do is join the #WhyWeDoResearch at the time of each chat and expert hosts will launch their first question at the scheduled time. 

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Cork University Hospital: 1st Cancer Clinical Trials Educational Day
Seminar Series 2017: Prof Paul Brocklehurst

Seminar Series 2017: Prof Paul Brocklehurst

  • 06 Mar 2017

‌Seminar Series February 2017: Prof Paul Brocklehurst: Implementation as a fore-thought: trials in complexity

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12th Annual Cochrane Ireland Conference 2017 NUI Galway

12th Annual Cochrane Ireland Conference 2017 NUI Galway

  • 02 Mar 2017

12th Annual Cochrane Ireland Conference 2017 NUI Galway‌

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Dr.Darren Dahly :

Dr.Darren Dahly : "Regression To The Mean" - 27th February 2017

  • 27 Feb 2017

Upcoming series of public lectures on the role of statistics and data analysis in society. 

 

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GCP in Medical Device Research Course - 24th February 2017

GCP in Medical Device Research Course - 24th February 2017

  • 02 Feb 2017

Good Clinical Practice in Medical Device research on the 24th February 2017

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CRF-C Extended Research, Coordination & Management Unit

CRF-C Extended Research, Coordination & Management Unit

  • 01 Feb 2017

CRF-C Extended Research, Coordination & Management Unit

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HRB-TMRN Summer Scholarships 2017
€10,000 FUNDING FOR UCC NOW AVAILABLE
CREC Submission & Meeting Dates 2016 / 2017

CREC Submission & Meeting Dates 2016 / 2017

  • 10 Jan 2017

CREC have published an updated manual (version 33) and "Submission and Meeting dates for 2016 / 2017"

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Please be aware that Revision 2 of ICH-GCP (E6) has now been published.

Please be aware that Revision 2 of ICH-GCP (E6) has now been published.

  • 06 Dec 2016

Please be aware that Revision 2 of ICH-GCP (E6) has now been published.  

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2nd Clinical Trial Methodology Symposium, How to be a good clinical trialist, Cork 24th and 25th October 2016

2nd Clinical Trial Methodology Symposium, How to be a good clinical trialist, Cork 24th and 25th October 2016

  • 20 Sep 2016

The Clinical Research Facility, in association with the HRB Trials Methodology Research Network is delighted to host the 2nd Clinical Trial Methodology Symposium in Cork on 24th and 25th October 2016. 

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A new book has just been published

A new book has just been published

  • 07 Sep 2016

New Book Prof O'Mahony 3

A new book ‘Medication-related falls in older people – causative Factors and Management Strategies’ has just been published

 

 

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SRL Research shortlisted for Pharma Industry Awards 2016
Workshop on Structural Equation Models for Longitudinal Data (July 13-15, Cork, Ireland)

Workshop on Structural Equation Models for Longitudinal Data (July 13-15, Cork, Ireland)

  • 24 May 2016

The Clinical Research Facility in Cork will be hosting a three-day workshop on Structural Equation Models for Longitudinal Data, July 13-15th, 2016.

The workshop will cover unconditional, conditional and multivariate latent curve models; models for non-normal and discrete outcomes; and modeling observed and unobserved heterogeneity (more details below), and will be held in the Western Gateway Building UCC. The workshop will be led by Professor Patrick Curran, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina (UNC).

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Pharmacovigilance Workshop

Pharmacovigilance Workshop

  • 26 May 2016

The Quality and Regulatory Department of the Clinical Research Facility-Cork at the HRB-Clinical Research Facility, UCC will be running a free workshop on Pharmacovigilance for HPRA Regulated IMP Studies

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International Clinical Trials Day- 20th May 2016

International Clinical Trials Day- 20th May 2016

  • 23 May 2016

 

To celebrate International Clinical Trials Day, the HRB – Clinical Research Facility – Cork (CRF-C) will host an information stand for the general public in the Cardiac Renal Tower of the Cork University Hospital from 11am to 3pm on 20th May 2016.

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Doing research into research: Studies Within A Trial (SWAT)

Doing research into research: Studies Within A Trial (SWAT)

  • 03 Feb 2016

The Clinical Research Facility, Cork, is delighted to welcome Professor Mike Clarke, Director of the Northern Ireland Hub for Trials Methodology Research at Queen’s University, Belfast, and Co-ordinating Editor for the Cochrane Methodology Review Group, on Thursday February 25th 2016 .  Professor Clarke will deliver a talk on "Doing research into research: Studies Within A Trial (SWAT)".  The talk will be at 5.30pm in the Western Gateway Building, room 304, WGB 304. This is a timely talk, given the HRB-TMRN's recent funding call in this area.  Please see Professor Clarke's bio below.

 

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Workshops featuring Stata data analysis and statistical software

Workshops featuring Stata data analysis and statistical software

  • 02 Mar 2016

The Clinical Research Facility Cork will host two workshops featuring Stata data analysis and statistical software on March 10, 2016. These will cover introductory and intermediate level material, and will take place in the Brookfield Health Sciences Building at University College Cork. The workshops will be led by Dr Brendan Halpin from the Department of Sociology at the University of Limerick.

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SRL Research

SRL Research

  • 18 Feb 2016

A leading Irish scientific research firm, SRL Research, has partnered with UCC  to help the pharmaceutical industry make medications more palatable and easier to swallow.

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Study Within A Trial (SWAT)

Study Within A Trial (SWAT)

  • 29 Jan 2016

Funding Now Available

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Ruben Keane Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification
Clinical Investigation of Medical Devices for Human Subjects Good Clinical Practice (ISO14155:2011)

Clinical Investigation of Medical Devices for Human Subjects Good Clinical Practice (ISO14155:2011)

  • 28 Oct 2015

With the changes in the medical device development MMI/CRCI has developed a GCP course specifically for Clinical Investigations in Medical devices. The course covers the GCP guidelines as outlined in the ISO 14155:2011 Standard for GCP in medical device studies. Participants also learn about basic ethical principles according to the Declaration of Helsinki and local regulations that apply. The lectures are augmented by workshops and discussion sessions. There is limited availability 20 places.

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Clinical Research Ethics Committee Of The Cork Teaching Hospitals Submission and Meeting Dates 2016/2017
Cork R-Users Group

Cork R-Users Group

  • 14 Oct 2015

The CRF-C is a sponsor of the Cork R-Users Group. R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. 

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Refresher courses in ICH-GCP for Investigators and Site Personnel

Refresher courses in ICH-GCP for Investigators and Site Personnel

  • 31 Jul 2015

The Clinical Research Facility Cork  (CRF-C ) will soon be offering refresher courses in ICH-GCP for investigators and site personnel.

 

Since May 2014 the CRF-C has been providing an ICH-GCP training course for investigators and site personnel in Cork 130 people have so far attended this half day course, which meets the minimum criteria for ICH GCP Investigator site personnel training identified by TransCelerate BioPharma as necessary to enable mutual recognition of GCP training among trial sponsors.

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Royal College of Surgeons Ireland

Royal College of Surgeons Ireland

  • 23 Jul 2015

Good Clinical Practice : Sponsor Responsibilities

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Introduction to Clinical Trials

Introduction to Clinical Trials

  • 23 May 2015

The Clinical Research Facility, Cork are hosting a Half-day Event, “Introduction to Clinical Trials”. 

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Introduction to the Design and Conduct of Randomised Trials Study Day

Introduction to the Design and Conduct of Randomised Trials Study Day

  • 11 Mar 2015

In association with the Clinical Research Facility Galway (CRFG), the Health Research Board  - Trials Methodology Research Network (HRB-TMRN) will host an Introduction to the Design and Conduct of Randomised Trials study day in NUI Galway on the 17th April.This event is targeted at individuals involved or interested in the area of clinical trials and wish to learn more about the basics of trial design and conduct. Invited speakers include representatives from the Clinical Research Facilities / Centres and the Irish Clinical Research Trial Network (ICTRN). Please see a flyer attached. We will shortly circulate an updated programme and speakers list.

 

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GCP course specifically for Clinical Investigations in Medical Devices

GCP course specifically for Clinical Investigations in Medical Devices

  • 12 Mar 2015

With the changes in the medical device development, MMI/ICRIN has developed a GCP course specifically for Clinical Investigations in Medical devices. The course covers the GCP guidelines as outlined in the ISO 14155:2011 Standard for GCP in medical device studies. Participants also learn about basic ethical principles according to the Declaration of Helsinki and local regulations that apply. The lectures are augmented by workshops and discussion sessions. There is limited availability 20 places.

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The use of Health Claims Databases for Epidemiology/Drug Safety Studies

The use of Health Claims Databases for Epidemiology/Drug Safety Studies

  • 21 Jan 2015

Rescheduled Talk

 

The Clinical Research Facility, Cork, is delighted to welcome Professor Michael Wolzt, Department of Pharmacology, Medical University of Vienna, on 30th April 2015.

 

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HRB Trials Methodology Research Network (HRB-TMRN)

HRB Trials Methodology Research Network (HRB-TMRN)

  • 23 May 2015

Investigator Responsibilities for HPRA Regulated Studies

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Investigator Responsibilities for HPRA Regulated Studies.

Investigator Responsibilities for HPRA Regulated Studies.

  • 21 Jan 2015

In association with the newly established Health Research Board – Trials Methodology Research Network (HRB-TMRN), the Clinical Research Facility, Cork are holding a One Day Event, comprising of a series of talks associated with Investigator Responsibilities for HPRA (formerly the IMB) Regulated Studies.  

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CRF-C ICH Good Clinical Practice Course approved for CPD Credits

CRF-C ICH Good Clinical Practice Course approved for CPD Credits

  • 13 Jan 2015

The CRF-C Good Clinical Practice Course has been approved by the Royal College of Physicians Ireland for CPD credits.

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Grand Opening

Grand Opening

  • 06 Mar 2012

The HRB Clinical Research Facility Cork was opened by Dr James Reilly TD, Minister for Health, at the Mercy University Hospital in Cork on 5 March 2012. 

 

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ICH-GCP Training Course

ICH-GCP Training Course

  • 08 Jan 2015

Máire McCarthy, Quality Monitor at the HRB-Clinical Research Facility, UCC will be running an ICH-GCP training course which will take place on Tuesday 3rd February from 9.30am until 1.00 pm.The course will include a brief introduction to the Drug Development Process, Principles of ICH-GCP, Investigator Responsibilities and Essential Documents.

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CRF-C ICH GCP Course Receives An Bord Atranais Approval

CRF-C ICH GCP Course Receives An Bord Atranais Approval

  • 08 Jan 2015

CRF-C ICH Good Clinical Practice Course recieves An Bord Atranais Approval.

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ICH-GCP Training Courses 2015

ICH-GCP Training Courses 2015

  • 26 Nov 2014

The Quality and Regulatory Affairs Department of the HRB-Clinical Research Facility, UCC will be running ICH-GCP training courses throughout 2015. The courses will run on the following dates at University College Cork:

 

 

3rd February 2015

 

10th  March 2015

7th April 2015 5th May 2015
2nd June 2015 7th July 2015
1st September 2015 6th October 2015
3rd November 2015  

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Good Clinical Practice Course

Good Clinical Practice Course

  • 24 Sep 2014

Dr Ruben Keane, Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager of the HRB-Clinical Research Facility, UCC will be running an ICH-GCP training course which will take place on Tuesday 21st October from 9.30am until 1.00 pm.

The course will include a brief introduction to the Drug Development Process, Principles of ICH-GCP, Investigator Responsibilities and Essential Documents.

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Caroline Hurley Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship

Caroline Hurley Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship

  • 23 Oct 2014

Caroline Hurley Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship

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Good Clinical Practice Course

Good Clinical Practice Course

  • 17 Jun 2014

Dr Ruben Keane, Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager of the HRB-Clinical Research Facility, UCC will be running an ICH-GCP training course which will take place on Wednesday 23rd July from 9.30am until 1.00 pm.

The course will include a brief introduction to the Drug Development Process, Principles of ICH-GCP, Investigator Responsibilities and Essential Documents.

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Good Clinical Practice Course

Good Clinical Practice Course

  • 19 Nov 2014

Dr Ruben Keane, Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager of the HRB-Clinical Research Facility, UCC will be running an ICH-GCP training course which will take place on Thursday 4th December from 9.30am until 1.00 pm.

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Irish Medicines Board Name Change

Irish Medicines Board Name Change

  • 17 Jun 2014

For your information - The IMB will change  its name from 1 July 2014.

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Fionnuala McAuliffe

Fionnuala McAuliffe

  • 05 Jun 2014

Fionnuala McAuliffe talk on randomised trials on nutrition in pregnancy with a focus on design/methodological aspects

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Talk on randomised trials on nutrition in pregnancy with a focus on design/methodological aspects.

Talk on randomised trials on nutrition in pregnancy with a focus on design/methodological aspects.

  • 22 May 2014

 Dear Colleageus,

 

The Clinical Research Facility, Cork, is delighted to welcome Professor Fionnuala McAuliffe, Head, Women’s and Children’s Health, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist,  Maternal and Fetal Medicine Specialist, on May 27th .  Professor McAuliffe will deliver a talk on randomised trials on nutrition in pregnancy with a focus on design/methodological aspects.  The talk will be at 5.30pm in Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, Room G 06.   Please see a short bio for Professor McAuliffe below.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Prof. Joe Eustace

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HRB CRF-C / ICRIN COURSES

HRB CRF-C / ICRIN COURSES

  • 16 Apr 2014

The CRF-C’s newly appointed Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager, Dr. Ruben Keane, recently held a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training course in the Western Gateway Building in UCC.

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Colin Baigent Talk

Colin Baigent Talk

  • 19 Mar 2014

Colin Baigent talk on randomised trials with a focus on design/methodological aspects.

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Appointment of a Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager to the CRF-C

Appointment of a Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager to the CRF-C

  • 12 Mar 2014

‌The CRF-C is delighted to welcome Dr Ruben Keane to our team. Ruben takes up the position of Quality and Regulatory Affairs Manager in the CRF-C.

 

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Talk on randomised trials with a focus on design/methodological aspects

Talk on randomised trials with a focus on design/methodological aspects

  • 18 Feb 2014

The Clinical Research Facility, Cork, is delighted to welcome Professor Colin Baigent, Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Oxford, on March 12th .  Professor Baigent will deliver a talk on randomised trials with a focus on design/methodological aspects.  The talk will be at 5.30pm in Brookfield Health Sciences Complex (Room G 06).   

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National Clinical Research Framework

National Clinical Research Framework

  • 14 Feb 2014

The five university-based clinical research facilities (CRFs) in the Republic are developing an integrated clinical trial network, provisionally referred to as the National Clinical Research Framework (NCRF), meant to enhance Ireland’s capacity for conducting innovative high quality clinical research for the benefit of people’s health and the economy.

 

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Irish Research Nurses Network Conference

Irish Research Nurses Network Conference

  • 06 Jan 2014

The Irish Research Nurses Network Conference 6th Annual Conference

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Cystic Fibrosis Research Award

Cystic Fibrosis Research Award

  • 06 Sep 2013

CysticFibrosis research receives €6million EU research award

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Preliminary Results from clinical trial at the HRB Clinical Research Facility in Cork

Preliminary Results from clinical trial at the HRB Clinical Research Facility in Cork

  • 25 Jun 2013

Clinical Trial Results from the HRB Clinical Research Facility in Cork

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College of Medicine and Health Research Day

College of Medicine and Health Research Day

  • 14 Jun 2013

A very successful College of Medicine and Health Research day was held on Thursday 13th June 2013 at the Western Gateway Building. The theme of this year’s conference was - The HRB Clinical Research Facility at UCC: Meeting Challenges in Patient Focused Research.

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Subclinical Hypothyroidism

Subclinical Hypothyroidism

  • 10 Apr 2013

Dr Audrey Russell, General Practice Clinical Academic Fellow, explains the background to an EU-funded multi-centre, randomised, controlled trial of the treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism in the over-65s (TRUST), which is being run out of the new Clinical Research Facility in Mercy University Hospital, Cork.

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