December 2014

SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award to UCD Clinician Scientist

Wed, 17 December 14 11:20

Professor Martin Steinhoff receives funding to examine potential for new biotherapeutic breakthroughs in skin disease treatment under the SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award programme

PhD Fellowship Opportunities with Systems Biology Ireland

Mon, 15 December 14 18:35

Systems Biology Ireland are particularly keen to support final year undergraduate or masters students interested in applying for a PhD Fellowship.  A number of funded fellowship opportunities currently exist and the SBI Grants Office will support suitable students through the application process.

Arming Nanoparticles for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Fri, 12 December 14 10:03

UCD researchers have successfully manipulated nanoparticles to target two human breast cancer cell lines as a tool in cancer diagnosis and treatment. 

Call for Abstracts for ISCOMS

Sun, 14 December 14 21:52

Call for abstracts for the International Student Congress of (bio)Medical Sciences (ISCOMS) which takes place from the 2-5 June 2015 in Groningen, the Netherlands.

One of the world's biggest biomedical student research meetings, it is a venue for student research exchange aimed at undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students in the fields of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, human movement sciences, biomedical sciences and much more.

Closing Date for abstracts is 13th February 2015.

Dr Frank Lyons Awarded Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund

Tue, 9 December 14 15:46

In this case study, orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Frank Lyons describes how a novel surgical device can be developed from concept to clinical trial with support from academia and enterprise funding. 

UCD Radiographers Dispatch Vital Supplies to Sierra Leone

Tue, 9 December 14 18:00

We salute two of our radiographers who have recently dispatched over €100,000 worth of essential medical supplies and consumables to a Sierra Leone hospital battling the Ebola epidemic.