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Dr Eleri Owen-Jones

Research Associate - Trial Manager

+44 (0)29 2068 7601
702A, 7th Floor, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park

I am a trial manager / research associate in the South East Wales Trials Unit - part of the Centre for Trials Research. I have clinical trials experience in a wide range of disciplines. I currently manage the PRINCESS trial - Probiotics to Reduce Infections iN CarE home reSidentS which is funded by NIHR EME.

Education and qualifications:

1999 - 2004: University of Wales College of Medicine, Department of Adult Dental Health - Ph.D. titled Stem cells in human oral epithelium (funded by the MRC), awarded February 2004. The position of stem cells or stem cell zones were investigated in oral epithelium in vivo, and in vitro using cell culture and in a skin-like model (organotypic culture), using a variety of techniques.

May 2000: University of Wales College of Medicine, Diploma in Biomedical Methods (Pass) - A diverse range of laboratory methods and IT subjects were covered.

1992 - 1995: University of Wales Aberystwyth, B.Sc. (Hons.) in Genetics and Biochemistry (Class 2.1) - Studied agriculture, biochemistry, biological organisms and processes, biotechnology, genetics, medical biochemistry, microbial diversity and microbiology.

Career overview:

July 2007 – to date: South East Wales Trials Unit (SEWTU) – Trial Manager.

May 2007 to July 2007: Oxford Pharmaceutical Sciences – Medical Writer.

Oct 2004 to March 2007: Marix Drug Development Limited, Llantrisant - Project Manager.

Apr 1996 to Sept 1999: Department of Haematology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff - Research Technician.