Prof Gerard Curley joined the MMI Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme (CSFP) in 2008. He undertook his PhD in NUI Galway under the supervision of Professor John Laffey and Dr Leo Kevin.
In this video, Prof Curley discusses his participation in the Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme, and in particular the value of the structured training element in facilitating PhD research.
Prof Curley graduated from the CSFP in 2012 and gained further experience with a clinical and research fellowship at the University of Toronto. He is now Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine; Head of Anaesthesia, Beaumont Hospital, RCSI
Prof Curley’s Alumnus profile is available here
Find more information on Prof Curley’s CSFP research project here
About the Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme (CSFP)
Funded under PRTLI Cycle 4 in 2008, 22 medical graduates undertook PhD studies in five academic institutions as MMI Clinician Scientist Fellows. The CSFP is a structured PhD programme which has trained this key group of clinician scientists to graduate with the unique and specialised knowledge essential to fulfil Ireland’s research needs in translational medicine.
Further information on the CSFP can be found at the below link:
The MMI Clinician Scientist Fellowship Programme is funded under the Programme for Research in Third Level Institutions (PRTLI) Cycle 4 and co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).