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Dr Eleri Owen-Jones

Research Associate - Trial Manager

Email
owen-jonesce@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2068 7601
Campuses
708B, Neuadd Meirionnydd, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS
Welsh speaking
Users
Available for postgraduate supervision

Overview

I am a trial manager / research associate in the Centre for Trials Research. I have clinical trials experience in a wide range of disciplines. I currently manage the TAPERS trial - Treating Anxiety to PrevEnt Reslapse in pSychosis: a feasibility trial, funded by Research for Patient and Public Benefit (RfPPB) Wales; and the TTTS study - which is Ultrasound-guided High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for the treatment of early gestation twin-twin transfusion syndrome, funded by the MRC.

Previous trials I have managed include the following: PRINCESS trial - Probiotics to Reduce Infections iN CarE home reSidentS which was funded by NIHR EME; Building Blocks - Evaluating the Family Nurse Partnership programme in Englnd; CREAM - Children with eczema, antibiotic management stydy; and TRON - A randomised, double blind, placebo-controlled study of RAD001 (Everolimus) in the treatment of neurocognitive problems in tuberous sclerosis.

Biography

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: Centre for Trials Research - 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.

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