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Understanding Gastric Bypass Weight Loss

Researchers at University College Dublin (UCD), Ulster University and Florida State University have been awarded €2.5 million to investigate the effectiveness of gastric bypass surgery under the US-Ireland Research and Development Partnership grant programme.  The research will specifically aim to identify if long term weight loss from gastric bypass or bariatric surgery is due solely to changes in appetite and food choices or if it is also associated with changes in metabolic rate following surgery.

2016 UCD MGA Alumni Reunion

e were delighted to welcome our alumni to the 2016 UCD Medical Graduates Association Alumni Reunion which took place on Friday, 13thMay 2016.  Over 200 alumni from across the Medicine graduating classes of 1956, 1961, 1966, 1976, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2006 and 2015 attended the event at which the UCD Medical Graduates Association Distinguished Graduate Award was presented to Prof Michael Moriarity (UCD Class of 1966).

Ambrose Bermingham Medal in Anatomy

Applications are invited for the Ambrose Bermingham Medal in Anatomy. Closing date for applications is Friday, 10th June 2016 with the examination taking place on Thursday 16th Jun 2016 in UCD Health Science Centre.