December 2013

Personalising Treatment in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Fri, 20 December 13 09:00

UCD Researchers have identified a potential biomarker of rapidly progressing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and have pinpointed a defective molecular function as a potential therapeutic target. The research, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, was conducted at UCD Conway Institute and was supported by funding from the Health Research Board and the Irish Lung Foundation.

Honorary Degrees Awarded to Distinguished Irish Graduates

Fri, 6 December 13 18:00

‌Prof Eilis McGovern (UCD Medicine, 1978), Prof Barbara Murphy and Dr Cormac Kilty were awarded honorary degrees of Doctor of Science at recent UCD conferring ceremonies.  Citations were delivered by Professors Colm O’ Brien, Catherine Godson and Michael Keane, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Sciences.