February 2018

President Higgins Receives SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Awardees

Wed, 7 February 18 12:57 Ronan Gough

President of Ireland, Michael D. Higins, honoured the recipients of the SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award at a special ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin recently. Five awards, representing a €7 million investment, will also support the additional recruitment of 15 research positions. Research supported by the awards will examine novel drug targeting for the treatment of multiple sclerosis and obesity-related diseases, regenerative medicine, immunology, tissue engineering, protein engineering, and memory storage in amnesia.