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NICTC Executive Committee

Clinical Director: Professor Richard Wilson

Operational Director: Dr Melanie Morris

Deputy Directors:    Ms Ruth Boyd (Cancer Research UK Senior Nurse)

Professor Mary Frances McMullin

Professor Joe O'Sullivan

Professor Ken Mills (Lead, Belfast Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre)

Mrs Eileen Dillon (NICTC/NICTN Lead Clinical Research Nurse and NICTN Network Research Manager)

Mrs Margaret Grayson (Chair, Northern Ireland Cancer Research Consumer Forum)



Trial Management and Administration

Operational Director: Dr Melanie Morris

Team:     Mr Conal Askin 

               Ms Olive McAleese

               Mrs Joanne McAllister

               Mr Jonathan Thompson


Data Management

Senior Manager: Mr Michael Hanna

Team:     Mrs Helen Allen

               Mrs Emma Hanna

               Mr Peter Clarke

               Mrs Kathleen Mason

               Mrs Chyrelle McAlister

               Mrs Eimear Nicholl


Clinical Research Nursing

Cancer Research UK Senior Nurse: Ms Ruth Boyd

NICTC/NICTN Lead Clinical Research Nurse and NICTN Network Research Manager:  Mrs Eileen Dillon

NICTC/NICTN Deputy Lead Clinical Research Nurse:  Ms Adrina O'Donnell

Early Clinical Trials Team:          Ms Mairead Devine 

                                                Ms Diane Law

   Ms Joanne Todd

Haematology Team:                 Ms Laura Croan

                                                Ms Ruth Irwin

                                                Ms Lorraine McKenna

                                                Ms Adrina O'Donnell

Oncology Team:                       Ms Wendy Cunningham

                  Mrs Barbara Harvey

                  Ms Janine Gill

                  Ms Sharon McClean

                  Ms Sara McCusker

                  Ms Kerry Nicholls  

                  Ms Karen Parsons              

Paediatric Team:                       Ms Valerie Wallace

                  Ms Sinead Gallagher

NI Biobank:                               Mr Paul Murray

                                                Ms Lesley Hutton

                                                Ms Tracey McGuigan

Bladder Cancer Study:               Ms Laura Maxwell



Northern Ireland Cancer Trials Network Clinical Research Nurses

Altnagelvin Hospital:               Ms Jackie McGee  

Antrim Area Hospital:             Karen Kirkwood / Ms Kirsty McKay

Craigavon Area Hospital:         Ms Leanne McCourt

Ulster Hospital:                      Ms Jennifer Foreman


Clinical Research Therapy Radiography

Lead Clinical Research Therapy Radiographer: Mrs Sharon Hynds

Clinical Research Therapy Radiographer:   Ms Jane Cousins

                                                                   Mrs Karen Crowther

                                                                   Ms Stacey Murray

                                                                   Ms Oonagh Stewart

                                                                   Ms Grace Totten




Clinical Trials Pharmacist:  Mrs Linda McNeice

Clinical Trials Pharmacist:  Mrs Fiona Tarpey

Clinical Trials Pharmacist:  Ms Lynsey Morrow



Research Radiology Co-ordinator: Mrs Miranda Reid



Tissue Procurement Technician: Mr Conal Askin



Quality Assurance Manager:  Dr Rebecca Gallagher


Consumer Representation

Mrs Margaret Grayson (Chair, NI Cancer Research Consumer Forum)

Ms Dori-Anne Finlay-Blackstock (Deputy Chair, NI Cancer Research Consumer Forum)

Contact Information

Northern Ireland Cancer Trials Centre
East Podium
C Floor
Belfast City Hospital
51 Lisburn Road
Phone: +44 (0) 28 9063 8468

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