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‘Our test will save lives,’ says director of UCD’s Institute for Discovery

Friday, 1 September, 2023

Whether championing the safety of mothers and babies or campaigning for gender equality in the sciences, UCD’s Prof Patricia Maguire is a firm believer that ‘information is power’.

Every year 76,000 women and 500,000 babies die because of preeclampsia. Another 5m babies are born prematurely because of the condition.

"Preeclampsia is devastating. It affects the smallest and most vulnerable members of society, their whole families and communities," says Prof Patricia Maguire, director of University College Dublin's (UCD) Institute for Discovery. 

So began a wide-ranging interview with Professor Patricia Maguire in Silicon Republic today, written by journalist Rebecca Graham. Read the(opens in a new window)full article