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Professor Stefan Oscarson's SCCB Research Team Identify Leading Factors in the Treatment of Cystic Fybrosis

A team led by UC San Francisco (UCSF) Professor of medicine John Fahy, MD, has discovered why mucus in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis (CF) is thick, sticky and difficult to cough up, leaving these patients more vulnerable to lung infection. The research, a collaborative effort between UCSF, University College Dublin (Professor Stefan Oscarson and Professor Stephen D. Carrington) and the Cleveland Clinic, in Ohio, has implications for other lung conditions characterised by thickened mucus, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and asthma.

UCD School of Chemistry Welcomes Professor Alan Rowan, RSC Awardee

Professor Alan Rowan, recipient of the RSC Soft Matter and Biophysical Chemistry Award was the keynote speaker at the UCD School of Chemistry Half-Day Symposium in Soft Matter held in the O'Brien Science Centre on 6th February 2015