May 20th 2021 is International Clinical Trials Day On this day we commemorate the launch of James Lind’s clinical trial which laid the groundwork for modern-day clinical research. This year the European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (ECRIN) will bring together stakeholders from across Europe and the globe to discuss the growing interest in platform trials from best practices to challenges
HRB CRCI are actively working with the Department of Health, Health and Safety Authority and Enterprise Ireland as well as other invested parties to generate appropriate information on face masks. In summary there are 3 categorizations of face masks: Medical/Surgical face masks: Regulated by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) PPE face masks, shields, PPE: Regulated by the Health and
The National Biobanking Working Group (NBWG) is a group of people working in the field of health research who are passionate about improving biobanking in Ireland. Biobanking is the collection and use of human samples, such as blood or tissue samples, and healthcare data used for health research. Facilitated by Clinical Research Development Ireland, the NBWG was formed in January
c4c (conect4children) is a large collaborative European network that aims to facilitate the development of new drugs and other therapies for the entire paediatric population and it endeavours to provide a sustainable, integrated platform for the efficient and swift delivery of high quality clinical trials in children and young people across all conditions and phases of the drug development process.
HRB CRCI through its National Study Feasibility Programme provide a service which streamlines study feasibilities and clinical trial investigator identification in Ireland. The service, which is free of charge, has been running since August 2015 has demonstrated success in securing additional research opportunities for Irish patients and in helping Ireland to be recognised internationally as a preferred location for clinical