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Sr Dr Maura Lynch RIP

We extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, colleagues and patients of Sr Dr Maura Lynch (UCD Medicine 1964) who died recently after 50 years of dedicated clinical and missionary service in Africa. 

Major Research Development in Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukaemia

Researchers at the National Children's Research Centre have contributed to a major breakthrough in juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia.  The international research group has identified three prognostic subgroups with unique molecular and clinical characteristics through analysis of DNA methylation.

Enrolment Commences in Neonatal Clinical Trial

Investigators at the National Maternity Hospital have commenced enrolment of neonatal babies into a European paediatric clinical trial investigating the use of prophylactic oropharyngeal surfactant to reduce the rate of endotracheal intubation for respiratory failure shortly after birth.