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DTI & HRB-TMRN Webinar: A Guide to Delivering Dementia Trials in Ireland – Overcoming the Challenges and Pitfalls from Feasibility through to Delivery

Dementia Trials Ireland are delighted to announce their upcoming webinar: ‘A guide to delivering dementia trials in Ireland: overcoming the challenges and pitfalls from feasibility through to delivery’.

This half day webinar, coordinated by Dementia Trials Ireland, a HRB Clinical Trial Network, and in partnership with the HRB-TMRN, will comprise 4 sessions. This event may be of interest to early career researchers (clinical, academic), clinical investigators, research nurses or allied health professionals with an interest in dementia clinical trials.

Wed, 8th Nov 2023

09:00 - 13:00

Sessions 1-3 (delivered by clinical research and trial coordination experts) will introduce participants to the concepts and considerations central to effective development and delivery of dementia clinical trials in an Irish context to include:

  • Legal / Ethical and site feasibility
  • Contracts, budgets and regulatory/quality considerations
  • Green light and subsequent trial coordination requirements
  • Event reporting, data management and audits
  • Trial close out

In Session 4, attendees will ‘Meet the Experts’ who will speak to their experience of the day-to-day realities of successfully conducting and delivering a dementia clinical trial in Ireland.

Session 4 Panel:

Dr Rónan O’Caoimh
DTI Steering Committee member
Consultant Geriatrician, Mercy University Hospital, Cork

Prof. Seán Kennelly
Co-Lead DTI
Consultant Physician in Stroke and Geriatric medicine, Tallaght University Hospital Dublin
Clinical Associate Professor of Medical Gerontology, Trinity College Dublin
Director of the Institute for Memory and Cognition
Director of Cognitive Clinical Trials Unit, Tallaght University Hospital

Prof. Brian Lawlor
DTI Steering Committee member
Professor of old age psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin
Site Director of GBHI at Trinity College Dublin

Lara Gibney
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