In preparation for their transition to full-time clinical education, 202 undergraduate and graduate entry medical students were “robed” with white coats at the annual UCD Medicine White Coat / Clinical Commencement Ceremony, which took place at UCD on 22nd January.
Paul McLoughlin, Professor of Physiology at UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, and Fellow of the UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, has been awarded more than €1.3 million in research funding by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).
Scientists at University College Dublin have developed a computational tool, known as Ancestry Mapper, which provides new insight into individuals’ ancestral origin. This new system is capable of indicating not just thegeographical region to which an individual is most closely aligned ancestrally, but also the extent to which other populations feature in a person’s genetic make-up.
The annual UCD Medicine White Coat / Clinical Commencement Ceremony will take place on the evening of 22nd January 2013. For the benefit of parents, family members and friends who are overseas or unable to attend, the School will live stream the event.
The UCD Charles Institute journal club aims to create a forum for discussing dermatology research on every second Monday, in the UCD Charles Institute seminar room. We have initially organised a series of meetings for researchers to introduce their own current and recent work or to summarise a specific topic.
UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science is pleased to announce details of the UCD Diagnostic Imaging Paediatric Study Day. The study day draws on the experience of experts in Ireland and the UK and includes a broad range of topics, including: optimizing modalities, paediatric pathologies, the roles of nursing and play therapy to non-accidental injury and consent.
Professor Seamas Donnelly from the UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, and St Vincent’s University Hospital is the first Irish based academic to be appointed as editor-in-chief of the Quarterly Journal of Medicine (QJM).
The Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health Research at St. Vincent’s University Hospital is currently looking for healthy volunteers to act as controls in a research study which takes a microscopic look at the daily biological and psychological experience of living with Major Depression.
Professor Jonathan C Irish, Provincial Head, Surgical Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, has been announced as the guest speaker at the 3rd annual Head & Neck Conference on Salivary Gland Malignancy. The conference takes place on Friday 22nd February 2013 at St Vincent's University Hospital.
UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology is pleased to announce details of its January seminar series, including: Multi-functional Biomaterials for Skin Wound Healing and Gene Therapy (Dr Wenxin Wang).