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Good Gut Relationships Key in Defence Against Pathogens

New research, published in Cell Host & Microbe, shows how microbiota can adapt to compensate when early warning signalling by epithelial cells in the gut wall fails and threatens the first line of defence against pathogens. 

Integrated Care to Improve Hepatitis C Treatment

HepCare Europe is an EU-funded multi-country collaboration which aims to improve the efficacy of Hepatitis C treatment through innovative community care pathway for people at risk.  The four country initiative which seeks to reduce the morbidity and mortality related to Hepatitis C is led by Prof Jack Lambert and Prof Walter Cullen.

Doctor of Science Honoris Causa

Distinguished UCD Medicine alumnus, Professor Conor Ward (UCD Medicine 1946) was conferred with a degree of Doctor of Science honoris causa at the 2016 UCD Medicine Conferring Ceremony at UCD O’Reilly Hall on the 2nd June 2016.  The Emeritus UCD Professor of Paediatrics was conferred with the degree by UCD President, Professor Andrew J Deeks in recognition of his services to paediatric cardiology, medical education and clinical research.