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Read the news stories below to find out about the latest happenings at UCD Conway.


23 July 2018 - Yeast species used in food industry causes disease in humans
New research from the Wolfe team shows that a major cause of drug-resistant clinical yeast infections is the same species previously regarded as non-pathogenic and commonly used in the biotechnology and food industries.

25 May 2018 - ATXA Therapeutics secures €2.5M in Horizon 2020 SME funding
ATXA Therapeutics Ltd, a UCD life sciences spin-out, secures funding to develop novel therapeutic drugs to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension and other related cardiovascular conditions.

30 April 2018 - Minister Bruton announces expansion of Amgen Biotech Experience
13,500 secondary school students in Ireland to benefit from hands-on biotech lab experience over next three years in a partnership with UCD and DCU.

20 April 2018 - The Patient Voice in Cancer Research
The fourth open forum event for people living with cancer and their families took place on April 11th 2018 in UCD Charles Institute.

19 March 2018 - Prof. Fionnuala McAuliffe leads new UCD Perinatal Research Centre
A new perinatal research centre at the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street aims to improve the long-term health of mums and their babies through national and international collaborative research.

26 March 2018 - Prof. Des Higgins honoured for open source software used globally
The Benjamin Franklin Award for Open Access in the Life Sciences has been awarded to UCD Professor of Bioinformatics, Des Higgins.

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