‘A Guide to Delivering Dementia Trials in Ireland’.

Overcoming the Challenges and Pitfalls from Feasibility through to Delivery

Dementia Trials Ireland held a half day webinar on December 8th, 2023 entitled ‘A guide to delivering dementia trials in Ireland: overcoming the challenges and pitfalls from feasibility through to delivery’. This webinar, delivered in partnership with HRB-TMRN, comprised 3 sessions aimed at a general research, clinical or academic audiences with an interest in dementia clinical trials.

Course resources

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

Session 1

Speaker: Dr. Ruben Keane, HRB National Clinical Trials Office.
Topic: Quality, Regulatory affairs, Ethics and Risk Assessment Considerations

Presentation Link: https://youtu.be/QXePCZuzQvc

Session 2a

Speaker: Lara Gibney, DTI National Network Trial Coordinator.
Topic: Trial set up activities to ‘Green light’

Presentation Link: https://youtu.be/0WQdKzAo8ls

Session 2b

Speaker: Ruth Ennis, DTI Trial Coordinator, Tallaght University Hospital.
Topic: Trial Coordination and Management

Presentation Link: https://youtu.be/4opbH8vV6OI

Session 3a

Speaker: Lara Gibney, DTI National Network Trial Coordinator.
Topic: a. Compliance. b. Role of Study Partners and c. Stakeholder Communication.

Presentation Link: https://youtu.be/6T_7k04sOMg

Session 3b

Speaker: Evenlyn Flanagan, Research Manager, Mercy University Hospital, Cork.
Topic: a. Dementia rating scales. b. Data management. C. Reporting requirements.

Presentation Link: https://youtu.be/qxdXhOkeeMA