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Tocilizumab effective in treating sickest COVID-19 patients

Thu, 19 November 20 17:00

Critically ill patients with COVID-19 treated with a drug that reduces inflammation by modifying the immune system are less likely to die and spend less time in intensive care, an international study has found.

53 new adjunct appointments and 22 promotions under 2019/2020 UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway initiative

Thu, 19 November 20 17:00

2020/2021 Clinical Pathway will open for applications in December 2020

 

New interactive electronic textbook on mental health in primary care now published

Wed, 18 November 20 11:00

'Psychiatry Algorithms for Primary Care’ collaboration between UCD, UL and TCD Schools of Medicine

 

Six GT programmes at UCD School of Medicine granted funding via HEA & Gov of Ire (July Stimulus Package) Postgrad Skills Provision

Thu, 12 November 20 13:47

Following the announcement by the Department of Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science on 27/10/20, we are delighted to announce that we have been granted funding (covering 90-100% of tuition fees) for applicants to undertake the following programmes in Jan 2021

 

Fourteen UCD Research Projects Secure €10.2 million in Funding through the SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme

Tue, 3 November 20 14:30

Dublin, Ireland, 2 November 2020, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD today announced that 14 University College Dublin (UCD) research projects have been awarded a total of €10.2 million (direct costs) in funding through the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Frontiers for the Future Programme.

Appointments and promotions under the UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway 2019/2020 scheme announced

Thu, 29 October 20 12:30

UCD School of Medicine has announced details of appointments and promotions under the UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway 2019/2020 scheme.

New Funding for Graduate Diploma in Primary Care (Mental Healthcare)

Thu, 29 October 20 08:00

New Funding for Graduate Diploma in Primary Care (Mental Healthcare)

Graduate Research Association of Medicine (GRAM) at UCD School of Medicine launched today

Tue, 27 October 20 10:50

New network for Graduate Researchers completing a MSc, PhD or MD

2020/2021 Trimester 1 Guidance for Students

Fri, 23 October 20 10:00

Student Guidance under Level 5 Restrictions

Warm congrats to nine newly appointed Newman Fellows who will be hosted at UCD School of Medicine

Tue, 20 October 20 10:35

Since 1989, leading Irish and multinational corporations, semi-state bodies, voluntary organisations and individuals have sponsored high-calibre postdoctoral research across the humanities and sciences through the UCD Newman Fellowship Programme.

Psychiatry clinical skills exams for final year UCD School of Medicine students carried out for first time remotely, using video technology

Thu, 15 October 20 10:30

200+ UCD medical students who had completed their psychiatry clinical placements, in St Vincent’s University Hospital, D4 and Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, D1 undertook their clinical skills exams (the first in a series of four) on-line in Sept 2020.

Summer School Research Awards 2020 Gold Medal Night event invitation

Thu, 1 October 20 09:00

Summer School Research Awards (SSRA) Committee would like to invite you to the 14th annual Gold Medal night to help celebrate this year's SSRA Finalists. 

UCD School of Medicine Research Team demonstrate that COVID-19 transmission occurs between Healthcare Workers (HCWs) and patients. Transmission routes of hospital-acquired COVID-19 also revealed.

Thu, 24 September 20 09:00

UCD School of Medicine Research Team demonstrate that COVID-19 transmission occurs between Healthcare Workers (HCWs) and patients. Transmission routes of hospital-acquired COVID-19 also revealed.

International trial demonstrates a common steroid improves recovery and survival of COVID-19 ICU patients

Wed, 2 September 20 08:00

Prof Alistair Nichol, St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) and UCD leads the Irish arm of an international trial which demonstrates a common steroid improves recovery and survival of COVID-19 ICU patients

U21 University Mental Health Declaration Launched

Fri, 28 August 20 08:00

Universitas 21 and U21 Health Sciences Group have together launched the U21 University Mental Health Declaration this week as part of the U21 Health Science Group’s Annual Meeting hosted virtually by University College Dublin. 

COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten food industry, security, nutrition and international food trade in highly integrated global system - Interview with Prof Pat Wall, UCD

Thu, 27 August 20 08:00

‘We are now seeing the effects of overcrowded accommodation and congregated industrial settings that some workers in the food production industry in Ireland are enduring. These workers live in close proximity to each other and, at work, often share large work tops where COVID-19 laden droplets may be contaminating the environment emphasising the importance of identifying and excluding symptomatic workers. Certain elements of the food industry also present  environments that are favourable to the spread of COVID-19 with metallic surfaces, low ambient temperatures and high relative humidity.’ Prof Pat Wall, UCD

Threats from 500k Zoonotic Viruses are accelerating rapidly, driven by expanding population & increasingly interconnected world

Wed, 26 August 20 08:00

ONE HEALTH approach will help chart a path out of the Pandemic Era

Tocilizumab Therapy in Individuals with COVID ‐19 Infection and Hyperinflammatory State

Mon, 27 July 20 16:30

UCD School of Medicine Research Team demonstrate that sub-set of critically unwell COVID-19 patients in St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) responded to treatment with tocilizumab and avoided need for mechanical ventilation.

Systems Biology Ireland led MSc in AI for Medicine and Medical Research Open for Enrollment

Fri, 3 July 20 10:00

Enrollment is now open for an exciting new Masters programme at UCD, developed by Walter Kolch, Dirk Fey, and Eadaoin McKiernan of (SBI).

Announcing new President for RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus, Penang, Malaysia

Mon, 29 June 20 10:00

Professor Michael Keane, Chair, RUMC Board and Dean of Medicine is pleased to welcome Professor Whitford as the new President for the RCSI & UCD campus in Penang.