The University of Galway has appointed two senior positions to its Institute for Clinical Trials.
World-leading research academic Professor Fidelma Dunne has been appointed interim director of the Institute. Prof Dunne has an extensive background in clinical trial management and is ranked first in Ireland and number six in the world for her research into gestational diabetes.
John Kilmartin, former Vice-President of Regulatory Affairs at Medtronic and an independent medtech regulatory expert, also joins the Institute as adjunct professor.
Mr Kilmartin has more than 30 years’ experience in the medtech industry, with a particular focus on the emerging regulatory and clinical frameworks in Europe.