News & Opinion

2019

30 September 2019 - UCD and University of California Sign Agreement to Strengthen Research and Training Links
This 5-year agreement will reinforce links between scientists in both countries and broaden their collaborative ability to strengthen scientific research and innovation.

18 September 2019 - Diagnotic blood test to assess the risk of diabetic kidney disease moves closer to launch across Europe
Significant milestone for UCD spin-out company led by Professor Stephen Pennington to expand the use of mass spectrometry for new clinical diagnostic tests.

16 September 2019 - IAIS award for Professor Catherine Godson

Conway Fellow, Professor Catherine Godson is recognised for her research and leadership contributions to the field of inflammation. 

27 May 2019 - Patients inform cancer survivorship survey
Patients input to the design and circulation of a large nationwide survey to capture the unmet needs of cancer survivors.

20 March 2019 - Leading the development of a new test to detect prostate cancer
Conway Fellow, Dr Antoinette Perry and her research team are leading the development of a new test which uses urine to detect prostate cancer. 

04 March 2019 - Launch of public vote to name human gene 
A public vote to name a human gene that controls inflammation and tissue damage in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other inflammatory diseases is now open.

01 February 2019 - Raising voices for World Cancer Day 2019 
To mark World Cancer Day, secondary school and community choirs combined to highlight cancer awareness at a unique lunchtime choral event with the help of Irish singer/songwriter, Don Mescall.

15 January 2019 - Dr Maria Prencipe receives SFI Starting Investigator Research Grant

Independent award will allow Dr Prencipe to advance her prostate and breast cancer work as well as establish her own research group.