Research ACTIVITES

The Charity supports a wide range of research activities, from academic and translational research to clinical studies. The Charity also provides direct grants to researchers and medical professionals working in dermatology.

LABORATORY RESEARCH

Founded by the Charity in collaboration with UCD, the Charles Institute is at the cutting edge of dermatology research in Ireland.

BEDSIDE RESEARCH

The Charity works with medical providers on translational research and clinical trials in specialised dermatology centres.

RESEARCH FUNDING

The charity has funded the following Research Projects from  Total grant spending by the charity between 2011 – 2018 is €6.93 million

2018

Professor Brian Kirby

€67,172

Composition of innate lymphoid cell subsets in skin and blood of patients with hidradenitis suppurativa, correlation with disease severity and response to treatment.

2018

Irish Association of Dermatologists

€25,000

Travel Fellowship (Not yet awarded).

2018

Irish Association of Dermatologists

€2,500 (ea)

5 Small project bursaries (Not yet awarded).

2018

Irish Dermatology Nurses Association

€2,500 (ea)

4 Small project bursaries (Not yet awarded).

2017

Irish Association of Dermatologists

€25,000

Travel Fellowship to Dr Dmitri Wall, awarded in October 2017.

2017

Irish Association of Dermatologists

€2,500 (ea)

5 Small project bursaries (3 have been awarded).

2017

Irish Dermatology Nurses Association

€2,500 (ea)

Irish Dermatology Nurses Association (3 have been awarded).

2017

Irish Skin Foundation

€1,649,031

Skin Disease advocacy Organisation (Core costs support to December 2020).

2017

Professor David Hevey

€8,679

Hidden and visible scars: the lived experiences of patients with Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS).

2016

Irish Skin Foundation

€525,000

Skin Disease advocacy Organisation (core costs and National Skin Registry development support).

2016

Professor Alan Irvine and Professor Jonathan O’B Hourihane

€929,823

Investigation of the effect of short-term neonatal skin barrier protection in the prevention of eczema and food allergy in high-risk Irish children: a prospective, randomised intervention study (5 year project to 2021).

2016

Dr Helen Rea

€50,000

Pathophysiology of Rosacea.

2015

Irish Skin Foundation

€400,000

Skin Disease advocacy Organisation (core costs and National Skin Registry development support).

2015

Charles Centre for Dermatology in University Hospital limerick

€280,572

Contribution to the cost of equipping the Charles Centre.

2015

Dr Nicola Ralph

€10,000

A Prospective, Open, Multi-Centre Photopatch Test Study of Patients Suspected of Photoallergy to Organic Sunscreens and Topical Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Used Within Europe.

2014

Irish Skin Foundation

€247,000

Skin Disease advocacy Organisation (core costs and National Skin Registry development support).

2013

Irish Skin Foundation

€537,500

Skin Disease advocacy Organisation (core costs and National Skin Registry development support).

2012

Irish Skin Foundation

€271,058

Skin Disease advocacy Organisation (core costs).

2011

Irish Skin Foundation

€65,166

Skin Disease advocacy Organisation (start up costs).

2011-2014

Charles Centre for Dermatology at St Vincent’s University Hospital.

€1,795,555

Expansion, upgrading and equipping of the Charles Centre for Dermatology

Grant applications

There are 2 documents available for download below to assist you in making an application to the City of Dublin Skin and Cancer Hospital Charity for research funding. Please right click to download the files and send completed applications to the address below. We look forward to receiving your application.

Seamus Kennedy

City of Dublin Skin and Cancer Hospital Charity Charity Office,
Charles Institute, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4.