ISCM Meetings

Next Meeting:

ISCM Autumn 2017 – 10th November 2017
Venue: TBC – Limerick

 

Past ISCM Meetings:

Presentations are available in the members section

ISCM Spring 2017 – 24th March 2017
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2
Them
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ISCM President Dr Eleanor McNamara congratulates joint oral presentation winners, Dr Breda Lynch and Dr Rachel Grainger

ISCM President Dr Eleanor McNamara congratulates joint oral presentation winners, Dr Breda Lynch and Dr Rachel Grainger

ISCM President Dr Eleanor McNamara congratulates poster competition winner Blaithnaid Mahon

ISCM President Dr Eleanor McNamara congratulates poster competition winner Blaithnaid Mahon

Many thanks to MSD for their support of the oral & poster prizes.

 

ISCM & ACSLM Pan Celtic Meeting 2016 – 21st & 22nd October 2016
Venue: Davenport Hotel, Merrion Place, Dublin 2

Prof Gunnar Kahlmeter, Professor of Bacteriology & EUCAST Committee, Sweden; Dr Breida Boyle, Consultant Microbiologist, St James's Hospital, Dublin; Dr Maeve Doyle, Consultant Microbiologist, Waterford University Hospital; Prof Fred Tenover, Professor of Pathology, Stanford University, USA

Prof Gunnar Kahlmeter, Professor of Bacteriology & EUCAST Committee, Sweden; Dr Breida Boyle, Consultant Microbiologist, St James’s Hospital, Dublin; Dr Maeve Doyle, Consultant Microbiologist, Waterford University Hospital; Prof Fred Tenover, Professor of Pathology, Stanford University, USA

 

 

Connie Merrick, MSD congratulates Dr Sharon Irving, Friday poster winner

Connie Merrick, MSD congratulates Dr Sharon Irving, Friday poster winner

 

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President, Dr Irene Regan, ACSLM President and Connie Merrick, MSD congratulates James O'Connor, Saturday poster winner

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President, Dr Irene Regan, ACSLM President and Connie Merrick, MSD congratulates James O’Connor, Saturday poster winner

 

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President, Dr Irene Regan, ACSLM President and Connie Merrick, MSD congratulate Suzanne Putney, oral winner

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President, Dr Irene Regan, ACSLM President and Connie Merrick, MSD congratulate Suzanne Putney, oral winner

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President, Dr Irene Regan, ACSLM President and Connie Merrick, MSD congratulate Gillian Garvey, oral second prize winner

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President, Dr Irene Regan, ACSLM President and Connie Merrick, MSD congratulate Gillian Garvey, oral second prize winner

PanCeltic Dublin 2016 Scientifc Programme Outline

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ISCM Spring Meeting 2016 – 26th & 27th February 2016 – Venue: Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2

Prof Niesters and Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President congratulate Dr Ciara O'Connor, winner of the oral presentation prize

Prof Niesters and Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President congratulate Dr Ciara O’Connor, winner of the oral presentation prize

Congratulations to Dr Roisin Connolly, winner of the poster presentation prize.

Prof Niesters and Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President congratulate Dr Emer Doolan, winner of the rapid fire presentation prize

Prof Niesters and Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President congratulate Dr Emer Doolan, winner of the rapid fire presentation prize

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ISCM Autumn Meeting 2015 – 2nd & 3rd October 2015 – Venue: Imperial Hotel, Cork

Mary Byrne, winner of oral presentation is congratulated by Connie Merrick (MSD) and Dr Vida Hamilton, National Clinical lead for Sepsis

Mary Byrne, winner of oral presentation is congratulated by Connie Merrick (MSD) and Dr Vida Hamilton, National Clinical Lead for Sepsis

James O'Connor, winner of Rapid Fire Poster presentation is congratulated by Connie Merrick (MSD) and Dr Vida Hamilton, National Clinical Lead for Sepsis.

James O’Connor, winner of Rapid Fire Poster presentation is congratulated by Connie Merrick (MSD) and Dr Vida Hamilton, National Clinical Lead for Sepsis.

Laura Ryan, winner of the Poster presentation is congratulated by Connie Merrick (MSD) and Dr Vida Hamilton, National Clinical Lead for Sepsis.

Laura Ryan, winner of the Poster presentation is congratulated by Connie Merrick (MSD) and Dr Vida Hamilton, National Clinical Lead for Sepsis.

Many thanks to MSD for their support with the prizes.

ISCM Spring Meeting 2015 – 6th & 7th March 2015 – Hilton Hotel, Charlemont, Dublin 2
Meeting theme – VRE Challenges in Ireland

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Speakers Dr Suzy FitzGerald & Dr Rob Cunney, with session chair, Dr Karen Burns and speakers Dr Guido Werner and Stephen Murchan

Speakers Dr Suzy FitzGerald & Dr Rob Cunney, with session chair, Dr Karen Burns and speakers Dr Guido Werner and Stephen Murchan

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President offers congratulations to Dr Eve Stanley, oral presentation prize winner

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President offers congratulations to Dr Eve Stanley, oral presentation prize winner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President offers congratulations to Dr Laura Ryan, winner of the rapid fire poster presentation prize.

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President offers congratulations to Dr Laura Ryan, winner of the rapid fire poster presentation prize.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President offers congratulations to Nicola Boran, winner of the poster presentation prize.

Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President offers congratulations to Nicola Boran, winner of the poster presentation prize.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many thanks to MSD for their support in sponsoring the prizes.

 

ISCM Autumn Meeting 2014 – 3rd & 4th October 2014 - Davenport Hotel, Dublin 2
Meeting theme – the Lean Laboratory

Many thanks to Caroline Quinn, Photographer Irish Medical Independent, for the following photographs:

Speaker Dr Simon Knowles, retired Pathologist, UK

Speaker Dr Simon Knowles, retired Pathologist, UK

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker, Dr Tom Lewis, Consultant Microbiologist, North Devon

Speaker, Dr Tom Lewis, Consultant Microbiologist, North Devon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Nuala O'Connell, Consultant Microbiologist, University Hospital Limerick, invited speaker, Colm McDonnell, Chief Medical Scientist, Univeristy Hospital Limerick, Dr Ciara O'Connor, SpR Microbiology

Dr Nuala O’Connell, Consultant Microbiologist, University Hospital Limerick, invited speaker, Colm McDonnell, Chief Medical Scientist, University Hospital Limerick, Dr Ciara O’Connor, SpR Microbiology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keith Mulready, poster prize winner being congratulated by Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM and Connie Merrick, MSD, prize sponsors

Keith Mulready, poster prize winner being congratulated by Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President and Connie Merrick, MSD, prize sponsors

 

 

 

Dr Manal Farid, rapid fire presentation prize winner being congratulated by Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM and Connie Merrick, MSD, prize sponsors

Dr Manal Farid, rapid fire presentation prize winner being congratulated by Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President and Connie Merrick, MSD, prize sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Una Ni Riain, ISCM Treasurer and Dr Maeve Doyle, ISCM Hon Sec

Consultant Microbiologists, Dr Una Ni Riain, ISCM Treasurer and Dr Maeve Doyle, ISCM Hon Sec

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Alida Fe Talento, St. James's Hospital Dublin, Dr Sadhbh O'Rourke Microbiology SpR and Dr Binu Dinesh, Consultant Microbiologist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin

Dr Alida Fe Talento, St. James’s Hospital Dublin, Dr Sadhbh O’Rourke Microbiology SpR and Dr Binu Dinesh, Consultant Microbiologist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carmel Waldron, Tullamore Hospital, Dr Karen Burns, Consultant Microbiologist, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin and Dr Cathal O'Sullivan, Consultant Microbiologist, Midland Regional Hospital

Carmel Waldron, Tullamore Hospital, Dr Karen Burns, Consultant Microbiologist, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin and Dr Cathal O’Sullivan, Consultant Microbiologist, Midland Regional Hospital

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Geraldine Corbett-Feeney, Consultant Microbiologist, Dr Cathal Collins, Consultant Microbiologist, Cavan

Dr Geraldine Corbett-Feeney, Consultant Microbiologist, Galway, and Dr Cathal Collins, Consultant Microbiologist, Cavan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consultant Microbiologists Dr Anne Gilleece, Connolly Hospital and Dr Marie-Therese Clancy

Consultant Microbiologists Dr Anne Gilleece, Connolly Hospital and Dr Marie-Therese Clancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consultant Microbiologists, Dr William Dibb, Bon Secours Hospital Tralee, and Dr Marianne Fraher, Bons Secours Hospital, Cork

Consultant Microbiologists, Dr William Dibb, Bon Secours Hospital Tralee, and Dr Marianne Fraher, Bons Secours Hospital, Cork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consultant Microbiologists, Dr Niamh O'Flaherty, St. Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Dr Joanne O'Gorman, NVRL, Dublin and Dr Sinead MacNicholas, National Rehabilitation Hospital Dun Laoghaire

Consultant Microbiologists, Dr Niamh O’Flaherty, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Dr Joanne O’Gorman, NVRL, Dublin and Dr Sinead MacNicholas, National Rehabilitation Hospital Dun Laoghaire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Patrick Stapleton, Temple Street Children's Hospital and Dr Ruth Martin, University Hospital Limerick

Dr Patrick Stapleton, Temple Street Children’s Hospital and Dr Ruth Martin, University Hospital Limerick

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Toni Anderson, Medical Student, with her poster project

Ms Toni Anderson, Medical Student, with her poster project

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Dungan, Senior Medical Scientist and Dr Mary Hickey, Consultant Microbiologist, University Hospital Waterford

Sarah Dungan, Senior Medical Scientist and Dr Mary Hickey, Consultant Microbiologist, University Hospital Waterford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISCM Spring Meeting 2014
Date: April 4th & 5th
Venue: Radisson Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrating the retirement of Dr Marie-Therese Clancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Clancy with ISCM President Dr Susan Knowles

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Clancy with Prof. John Flynn

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speakers Dr Peter Lachman (L) & Ms Liz Smith pictured with session chair Dr Richard Drew (R)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speakers Dr Olive Murphy (L) and Ms Liz Smith (R) with session chair Dr Richard Drew

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to Dr Patrick Stapleton, winner of the oral presentation competition, pictured here with Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President and MSD sponsors Natasha Friess (L) and Connie Merrick (R)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to M Mohammad Nasir, winner of the poster competition, pictured here with Dr Susan Knowles, ISCM President and MSD sponsors Natasha Friess (L) and Connie Merrick (R)

 

 

ISCM Autumn Meeting 2013
Date: November 29th & 30th
Venue: CityWest Hotel, Saggart, Dublin 24
Held in conjunction with the Irish branch of the Infection Prevention Society

Congratulations to Dr Patrick Stapleton, winner of  the poster presentation competition and Dr Ciara O’Connor, winner of the oral presentation competition, pictured here with Society President, Dr Edmond Smyth.

 

 

ISCM Spring Meeting 2013
April 12th & 13th. Hilton Hotel Dublin.

Invited speakers: Dr. Eleanor McNamara, Dr. Brian O’Connell, Dr. Robert Cunney, Dr. Claire Jenkins, Prof. Tom Rogers

Winner of the oral presentation competition, Dr. Cliodhna Ni Bhuachalla, being congratulated by ISCM President, Dr. Edmond Smyth
Many thanks to MSD for their sponsorship of the prize.

 

Winner of the poster competition, Dr. Niamh O’Flaherty

 

ISCM Bursary recipients

Dr. Suzanne Corcoran

 

Dr. Sinead McDermott

 

Dr. Shomik Sibartie

Many thanks to Pfizer for their unrestricted educational grant.

ISCM Autumn Meeting 2012
November 9th & 10th. Morrison Hotel Dublin.

Colleen Cunningham, oral presentation winner with ISCM President, Dr. Edmond Smyth.  Thanks to MSD for their sponsorship of the prize.

Presenters from the morning session: Dr. Gerard Boran, AMNCH Dublin, Dr. Richard Drew, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, Prof Ed Kuijper, Leiden University Medical Centre, Dr. Marianne Nolan, Imperial College NHS Trust London

Attendees at the ISCM Autumn meeting

In association with Astellas Pharma
What’s new? Clostridium difficile infection in 2012
Date: September 19th
Venue: Number 10, Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin
Programme Details
Please contact Fidelma Loftus Fidelma.Loftus@astellas.com in Astellas Pharma for more details.

Bone and Joint Infection an update. February 24th 2012
Sponsored by Novartis.

Mr Eugene Strong, Novartis; Dr Lynda Fenelon, Consultant Microbiologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin; Dr Mike Allen, Novartis; Dr Andrej Trampuz, Speaker, University Hospital Lausanne; Dr Maureen Lynch, Consultant Microbiologist, The Mater University Hospital; Dr Deirdre O’Brien, Consultant Microbiologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin; and Dr Conor Collins, Consultant Radiologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin

 

Mr Eugene Strong, Novartis; Dr Deirdre O’Brien, Consultant Microbiologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin; Dr Suzy Fitzgerald, Consultant Microbiologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin

Dr Niamh O’Sullivan, Consultant Microbiologist, Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children; Dr Eleanor McNamara, Consultant Microbiologist, Cherry Orchard Hospital; and Ms Sile O’Connell, Novartis

Mr Eugene Strong, Novartis; Dr Susie Clarke, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, St James’s Hospital, Dublin; Ms Irené Callanan, Novartis; and Dr Busi Mooka, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Mid Western Regional Hospital

Dr Sarah Bergin, Registrar, Cork University Hospital; Ms Sile O’Connell, Novartis, Dr Claire O’Driscoll, Registrar, Cork University Hospital, Dr Zainab Baker, Registrar, St Vincent’s University Hospital

 

ISCM Spring Meeting 2012
April 20th – 21st 2012, Sligo.

At the recent ISCM Meeting in  Sligo, the prize for best oral presentation was awarded jointly to Dr. Caroline Fielding (SpR, Galway University Hospital) and Dr. Cliodhna Ni Bhuachalla (SpR, Cork University Hospital). Congratulations to both. The prizes were kindly sponsored by MSD.

 Ms. Aoife Smyth (MSD), Dr. Cliodhna Ni Bhuachalla (prize winner), Dr. Caroline Fielding  (prize winner) Dr. Ed Smyth (President, ISCM),  and Ms. Connie Merrick (MSD)

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