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Summer Research Students 2018

on Friday, 20 July 2018. Posted in Latest News, Medical Research

Summer Research Fellows 2018


Research students 2018 SmlThis year, in collaboration with Donegal Clinical Research Academy, we are hosting seven summer research fellows to undertake exciting work both within the Breast Centre North West and the Department of Surgery. Caroline McIntyre was this year’s recipient of the Professor William Campbell Scholarship. Last year Professor Campbell, from Ramelton in Donegal, made a generous donation to DCRA to foster medical research on an annual basis.

Three research fellows are being kindly funded through proceeds from last year’s Breast Ball and from Letterkenny University Hospital’s Medical Education Department. The final three research fellows are being funded as part of the emergency Surgery Outcome Advancement Programme (eSOAP) through SEUBP as part of Inter-Regional funding under the umbrella of the Centre of Personalized Medicine.

Previous research carried out in the Units has been published in international and national journals as well as having been presented at international, national and local conferences and symposiums. The research fellows are all medical students at National University Ireland (NUI) Galway and University College Dublin (UCD).

Pictured in the photo (back row) are Jack Lawler, Caroline McIntyre and Eoin Donnellan; (front row) Cherian Mathews, Ryan Doherty, Deirdre Foley and Alison Johnston [Clinical research nurse at Breast Centre North West]. Alison’s position is generously funded through community and industry donations.