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Making public and patient involvement in research a reality in Precision Oncology Ireland

Making public and patient involvement in research a reality in Precision Oncology Ireland

Since the launch of Precision Oncology Ireland, we have always strived to involve cancer patients and their families in our research as much as possible. However, implementing public and patient involvement (PPI) in research at a practical level is not without its challenges.

14 December, 2020 Read More
Barrett's Biobanking and registry

Barrett's Biobanking and registry

Rebecca Anderson provides an insight into the vital work she does as the Barrett's oesophagus Data and Biobank Manager in Beaumont Hospital.

10 December, 2020 Read More
Could bacteria function as tissue agnostic cofactors for checkpoint blockade immunotherapy?

Could bacteria function as tissue agnostic cofactors for checkpoint blockade immunotherapy?

UCC based POI postdoctoral researcher Dr. Sidney Walker describes the potential role of the microbiome in the development of precision medicine treatment strategies for cancer patients

03 November, 2020 Read More
Doing a PhD during a global pandemic

Doing a PhD during a global pandemic

POI PhD student Elan McCarthy reflects on her first year in the POI Programme and how it has been shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic.

15 October, 2020 Read More
Promises of Tissue based imaging in Cancer research and Diagnostics

Promises of Tissue based imaging in Cancer research and Diagnostics

POI's PhD student Chowdhury Arif Jahangir provides us with an overview recent advances in digital pathology and how the integration of Artificial Intelligence offers huge potential for improvements in the diagnosis and treatment for cancer patients

30 September, 2020 Read More
Perspectives on setting up a Research Consortium before and during a global pandemic

Perspectives on setting up a Research Consortium before and during a global pandemic

Senior Research Administrator Shauna Byrne writes about her experience on the Precision Oncology Ireland team as they continue to build the programme, even in the midst of the COVID-19 crises.

25 May, 2020 Read More
The potential of Precision Oncology

The potential of Precision Oncology

Precision Oncology Ireland's Director Prof. Walter Kolch provides an insight into the potential of Precision Oncology

15 January, 2020 Read More
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