Professor Fionnuala McAuliffe and her research team – which specialises in maternal and fetal health – were awarded first prize for research at the 33rd annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, held in San Francisco, California from 6th-11th February 2013.
The evolution of multicellularity marks one of the most profound evolutionary developments contributing to the appearance of human and animal life on the planet. However, with relatively little known about this seminal event, a number of international genome research efforts have focused on identifying a timeline for the emergence of key genome features that contributed to multicellularity.
Madeleine Sertic, UCD medicine student and participant in the 2012 student summer research awards (SSRA) programme, has co-authored a publication in the Journal of Paediatric Radiology. Madeleine's study is based on research carried out during an international placement at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.
UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science is proud of its partnership with the Institute for Health and Society, Medical College of Wisconsin. Over the last two years, that partnership has developed further through the enactment of a transatlantic student exchange programme between the two institutions.
Congratulations to UCD Medical Society, whose members raised €22,573.63 for charity through its annual Med Day programme of events. The event is an important date in the medical student calendar, and represents an opportunity to support health care charities and patient advocate groups.
UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science is delighted to formally open the Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) 2013 Scientific meeting. The theme of this year’s conference, running from 20th-22nd February, is Patient-Centred Medical Education: Human Factors, Patient Safety, Learning from Patients.
85 new scholars were welcomed into the Academy at an awards ceremony and dinner in O’Reilly Hall in January 2013. The academy welcomed 14 new scholars from UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, each of whom were presented with Scholarships by Prof Mark Rogers.
Congratulations to Dr. Olwen Murphy, Dr. Brian Moloney, Dr. Jack Woods and Dr C. Crowe, all of whom were awarded medals at the recent RAMI Section of Interns Study Day, which tool place on Saturday 26 January 2013.
UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science will host a study day on 26 August 2013 entitled: Reversing End Organ Damage Through Diabetes Surgery. The event is targeted towards all health care professionals interested in treating diabetes and its complications.
The School is delighted to formally invite applications to the 2013 UCD Clinical Pathway
. This adjunct academic appointment scheme is designed to recognise those clinicians engaged in a career in medicine within our main teaching and affiliated hospitals and at other teaching environments, and who make a significant contribution to the School.
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 is one of a number of viruses that rely heavily on the cell machinery in the host to replicate and establish an infection. The findings of new research describe how HIV-1 virus triggers changes in the cellular environment to boost protein production activities and support its replication strategy.