Spotlight

21 Sep 2021
To mark Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we caught up with Bethan, patient representative for the ECMC Paediatric Strategy Group, about her experience working with the Network and why she is passionate about public involvement in research. 
 
What motivated you to join the ECMC Paediatric Strategy Group as a patient representative? 
07 Jul 2021

Dr Rob Jones has recently replaced Professor John Chester as co-Lead at Cardiff ECMC. He tells us about his hopes for his new role within Cardiff ECMC.

07 Jul 2021

Professor John Chester, has recently left as co-Lead of Cardiff ECMC to take up a new position as Director of Research & Innovation at Alder Hey Children's Hospital. John shares his thoughts on his time working at Cardiff and in the ECMC network.

28 Apr 2021

Dr Fiona Thomson is leaving Glasgow ECMC for a new role with AstraZenca. Here Fiona shares her thoughts on the ECMC network and working in both industry and academic.

28 Apr 2021

As Professor Bob Brown prepares to retire we caught up with him as he reflected on his career and his involvement in the ECMC network.

24 Feb 2021

The ECMC Programme Office has welcomed two new members to the team over the past few months: Catherine Cowell (Research Manager) and Lauren Griffiths (Early Phase Clinical Trials Business Development Manager). Learn more about them and the work they do as part of the team. 

Catherine Cowell

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09 Dec 2020

We caught up with Ben Hood, CRUK Senior Research Nurse at Newcastle ECMC, to hear about his recent win at the RCNi Nurse Awards and all the amazing work he has been doing in Newcastle. He talks about the impact of COVID-19 on his role and the work being done to ensure patients are still able to take part in early phase trials.

29 May 2020

To coincide with 'International Nurses Day' and 2020 being 'The Year of the Nurse', we spoke to two research nurses in the ECMC network to find out more about their roles and how COVID-19 has impacted them.

23 Jul 2019

Almost 200 delegates from across the ECMC Network came together on 23 May 2019 for a chance to hear updates from the Programme Office, network with other ECMC members, and participate in some interesting discussions on complex trial design and patient referral.

Read our round up and gain access to the presentations from the day.

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18 Feb 2019

In January 2019 we held the seventh annual Junior Investigator Network Group (JING): Training the Next Generation event.

Over 100 people from across the ECMC network came to the two-day residential meeting in Cardiff, to learn more about early-phase trial design.

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