A Science Foundation Ireland founded Strategic Research Cluster in association with DCU, UCD, TCD, RCSI and ICORG


11 July 2014



HOSTS The 9th International Symposium on Translational Research in Oncology

Dublin, Ireland.

           Meeting Faculty: Professor John Crown, Dr. Dennis Slamon, Prof. Robert Kerbel and Prof Joe Duffy 

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Friday September 30th and Saturday October 1st  2016  

Confirmed speakers include:

Dr. Richard Finn (UCLA),  

Dr. Mike Press (Southern California),

Dr. Neil O’Brien (UCLA),

Prof Bob Kerbel (Toronto),

Dr Mario Sznol (Yale),

Dr Lajos Puzstai (Yale),

Prof Igor Roninson (South Carolina).

Further information to follow.

To reserve your place contact Karen Culhane email: karen.culhane at ccrt.ie



MTCI awarded Collaboration Achievement Award!

MTCI has received the Collaboration Achievement Award from the Irish Laboratory Awards which took place on Tuesday, December 3rd 2013. 



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04 December 2013

MTCI Awards


Irish Lab Awards 2013: Collaborative Achievement Award Winners

Congratulations to the entire MTCI team for winning the Collaborative Achievement Award at the 2013 Irish Laboratory Awards which took place on December 3rd at the Burlington Hotel, Dublin .


International Award for MTCI Investigator

Professor Joe Duffy of University College Dublin and St Vincent's University Hospital is the recipient of the 2012 Abbott Award of the International Society of Oncology and BioMarkers (ISOBM). This award is made annually to investigators who have made an outstanding contribution in the field of basic or clinical oncology.


DCU Iolite Gala Translation Award

Professor John Crown of University College Dublin and St Vincent's University Hospital was the recipient of the Translation Award at the DCU Educational Trust Iolite Gala, for his outstanding work in the area of cancer research and treatment.  



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04 July 2013

NCRCI (National Cancer Research Centre of Ireland)


Upcoming Events:



Past Events:

November 15th 2013: NCRCI Endocrine-Related Workshop 

Prof Joe Duffy and Prof John Crown hosted a workshop entitled, 'Endocrine Related Breast Cancer: Recent Advances', on Friday, November 15th, at the Herbert Park Hotel, Ballsbridge. The sponsored event brought together key speakers including: Dr Richard Finn (UCLA), Dr Janice Walshe, Dr Cathy Kelly, Prof Leonie Young, Dr Giuseppe Gullo, etc. 


June 14th 2013: NCRCI Workshop

Prof John Crown hosted a workshop entitled, National Cancer Research Centre of Ireland (NCRCI) on Friday, June 14th at the Herbert Park Hotel, Ballsbridge. The workshop brought together key stakeholders in all aspects of cancer research in Ireland (and abroad) to discuss the development of a virtual national cancer research centre in Ireland. International speakers included: Sir Philip Cohen (University of Dundee), Prof Ulrik Ringborg (Karlinska Institute) and Dr Mel Sorenson (Galera Therapeutics).

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04 March 2013

World-renowned Oncologist Visits Dublin 2013

MTCI was delighted to host Dr. Dennis Slamon's visit to Dublin in February of this year. Dr Slamon is one of the foremost cancer researchers in the world today and is particularly recognised for his pioneering work in breast cancer, which paved the way for the development of trastuzumab (Herceptin), a drug which has transformed the treatment for many patients with breast cancer.

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