Attended events

IPITA 2017

IPITA 2017

This year's IPITA has been held in Oxford, hosted by DRIVE partner University of Oxford. The International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association aims to serve the pancreas and islet transplant scientific community in providing a forum for the open exchange of knowledge and expertise in order to facilitate the advancement of the clinical practice of pancreas and islet transplantation for the treatment of human diabetes.

DRIVE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

DRIVE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

DRIVE held it's month 22 General Assembly meeting from March 23-24th 2017 at one of the oldest Universities in Europe, Utrecht University, Netherlands. The main focus of the meeting was planning the preclinical studies to test DRIVE's "ß-System" diabetes reversing implants.

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Winter School: training event

Winter School: training event

The DRIVE project in association with sister EU projects AMCARE and NEXTorganised a Winter School training event: "Translational Reality of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs)" in the Galway Bay Hotel from November 28th – December 1st 2016. All three projects are focused on the development of ATMPs (cell therapy products).

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DRIVE's Patient Panel

DRIVE's Patient Panel

At the DRIVE Patient Panel in Dublin diabetes patients or parents/spouses of diabetes patients discussed the potential risks, benefits, challenges and opportunities for DRIVE’s β-System diabetes reversing implant technology with...

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Free public lecture from DRIVE clinical experts: RCSI MyHealth

Free public lecture from DRIVE clinical experts: RCSI MyHealth

The Rise and Rise of Diabetes in Ireland - Is it something that should worry us all? The first RCSI MyHealth lectures took place on 3rd March 2016 and this three-part public talk was entitled "The Rise and Rise of Diabetes in Ireland". This session is introduced by Rise and Rise of Diabetes in Ireland...

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Dr. Garry Duffy presented DRIVE at the 3U Partnership Diabetes Research Conference

Dr. Garry Duffy presented DRIVE at the 3U Partnership Diabetes Research Conference

Islet transplantation, a treatment not currently available for people with type 1 diabetes in Ireland, was a major focus of the Fourth Annual 3U Partnership International Diabetes Conference entitled ‘Current Challenges in Diabetes Research’ which took place at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) in Dublin...

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DRIVE at The Diabetes Experience day

DRIVE at The Diabetes Experience day

Prof. José Luis Pedraz (CIBER BBN) presented the DRIVE project at "The Diabetes Experience day" that will take place on 13 February 2016 in Madrid (Spain). This is the first global meeting where the Diabetes patient is the protagonist.

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DRIVE at IPITA 2015

DRIVE at IPITA 2015

Garry Duffy (RCSI, DRIVE's Coordinator) and Eoin O'Cearbhaill (UCD, DRIVE PI) presented on behalf of DRIVE at IPITA joint conference in Melbourne...

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DRIVE General Assembly 2015

DRIVE General Assembly 2015

The DRIVE General Assembly was held at UCD - Dublin mid-October 2015. Great progress has been made already since the project started in June 2015!

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DRIVE Outreach Event - Discover Research Dublin 2015

DRIVE Outreach Event - Discover Research Dublin 2015

On the evening of the 25th September 2015, DRIVE researchers have taken part in Discover Research Dublin 2015, an interactive night of free public engagement events on wide variety of research themes. The event took place at the O'Reilly Institute / Hamilton Building, Trinity College Dublin – Dublin, Ireland

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     This project has received funding from the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Grant agreement No 645991