2019

27 November 2019 - Conway Fellows lead SFI funded consortium targeting precision oncology
Professor Walter Kolch and William Gallagher will lead a €11.9 million SFI research collaboration targets precision oncology.

14 November 2019 - Research identifies 16 new gene regions linked to diabetic kidney disease
UCD researchers and international collaborators have published findings of the largest ever study carried out to look at the genetics of diabetic kidney disease.

10 November 2019 - Two Conway Fellows Receive 2019 Science Foundation Ireland Science Awards
Two leading UCD researchers researchers have been announced as winners of prestigious 2019 Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Awards at the annual SFI Science Summit held in Athlone.

01 November 2019 - Dr Amirhoussein Jalali named as finalist in the HRB Ones2Watch 2019 competition
Postdoctoral researcher competes to explain why his research matters.

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.