Medical Science in the Media

Dr. Michael Ryan, Executive Director WHO Health Emergencies Programme

In support of International Biomedical Laboratory Science Day – April 15th, Dr. Mike Ryan sends a video message in recognition of the significant efforts of scientists worldwide during the pandemic (April 2021).

Impact of HSE cyber attack on clinical diagnostic laboratories
BROADCAST • 13:00 • 18TH MAY 2021

Marie Culliton, spokesperson with the Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine discusses how the shutdown is affecting medical laboratories as they struggle to complete tests for patients. Click here for 5 minute interview with Brian Dobson.

Marie Culliton talks to David McCullagh on Wednesday Six One News, 16th September. 

If you missed the interview on COVID testing, you can pick it up on the web HERE
This is the RTE SIX ONE News, the programme is 46 minutes long but Marie’s interview starts at 25 minutes 28 seconds into the programme.

Marie Culliton talks to Business Post’s Susan Mitchell: explaining the differences between the various types of Covid-19 tests that are currently being deployed and more (3rd June 2020)
Listen to podcast here

Pat Mulhare talks to Matt Cooper
on Laboratory Testing (Tuesday 28th April). Podcast is approx. 8 min. long. Click Here to listen.

Free Webinar: RCSI’s Annual Charter Meeting will take place virtually from Tuesday, 2 February to Saturday, 6 February 2021. Webinar videos available now (see below).

The theme of Charter Week 2021 is ‘Charter Goes Global’. The meeting will be delivered in a virtual programme that includes 120 speakers from five continents. This event has passed but the entire programme is available on video. Click here to view. 

VTE DUBLIN 2020 – Podcasts/Videos now available

Thrombosis Ireland is a patient organisation that aims to enable all people on anticoagulation therapy to live the best possible lives. They are running a patient conference webinar on sept 30th and Oct 1st 2020. Click here for podcasts/videos

The ISTH 2020 Virtual Congress abstracts. 

The ISTH 2020 Virtual Congress abstracts are now live on the online program as well as available via the convenient, searchable database at, or the RPTH addendum of abstracts here and late-breaking/covid abstracts here.

The Blood is the Life – A Golden Age in Irish Blood Transfusion 1865 – 1879. John O’Loughlin, Laboratory Manager – Rotunda Hospital. Click Here to read

Cervical Check: Acting HSE boss says sorry for 'confusion and alarm'

Pamela Uba – Miss Ireland & a Medical Scientist

Irish beauty-pageant history was made at an outdoor ceremony in Cavan on Sunday night when Pamela Uba, a 26-year-old medical scientist, became the first black woman to be crowned Miss Ireland in a contest that has been running since 1947.

Watch her on Virgin TV AM (9th September 2021). Pamela speaks about Medical Scientists 5 mins into the clip.