CTRSP Research News

February 13, 2018

Focus on CTRSP Research : Epigenetic induction of CD1d expression primes lung cancer cells for killing by invariant natural killer T cells

A study exploring the role of Epigenetic manipulation of CD1d expression in the efficacy of iNKT cell-based immunotherapies for Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has been published […]
October 25, 2017

Focus on CTRSP Research : New use for alcohol aversion drug in treatment of chemo resistant lung cancer found

Scientists have had positive results from a laboratory-based study using a well-known alcohol aversion drug to try to combat chemotherapy resistance in the most common type […]
August 24, 2016

CTRSP Alumni Update 3 – Dr Marie Fitzgibbon

Dr Marie Fitzgibbon joined the CTRSP in 2011. During the first year Dr Fitzgibbon was hosted by Boston Scientific Galway for her 15-week industry placement. She […]
June 23, 2016

CTRSP Alumni updates – Ayokunmi Ajetunmobi

Ayokunmi Ajetunmobi joined the CTRSP in 2011. He undertook his PhD in TCD under the supervision of Drs Yuri Volkov, Adriele Prina-Mello, Aiden Corvin & Daniela Tropea. […]
June 23, 2016

CTRSP Alumni updates – Dr Karen Hanrahan

Dr Karen Hanrahan joined the CTRSP in 2011. She completed her PhD in UCD under the supervision of Prof William Watson. After graduating from the CTRSP, Karen joined […]
July 31, 2014

CTRSP scholar Oisin Gough becomes ICON-GPA Life Sciences Ambassador

 Oisin Gough received a Gaelic Players Association (GPA) postgraduate scholarship in 2014 and has now been invited to become an ICON-GPA Life Sciences Ambassador under a […]
October 31, 2013

MMI CTRSP Scholars Write About Their Research

The MMI Clinical & Translational Research Scholars Programme began in 2011 funded through PRTLI Cycle 5. The CTRSP is a unique cross-institutional programme that develops graduates […]
August 3, 2012

High level of industry engagement in MMI CTRSP

Molecular Medicine Ireland is delighted with the response to our request for industry and commercially relevant work placements for students on the MMI Clinical & Translational Research Scholars Programme. Over 20 organisations are offering a variety of 10-15 week placement experiences in the clinical and translational research environment. These include biomarker assay development; medical device and diagnostic product R&D; preparing pre-clinical and clinical protocols; identification and validation of therapeutic targets; developing disease models; clinical validation activities; characterisation of therapeutic bacterial strains; design analysis and reporting of observational research studies and clinical trials; pharmacovigilance quality and regulatory affairs; high content screening technology development; pharmaceutical marketing; Clinical Research Organisation R&D;.