2014 News

January 2014

Worldwide Audience Witness 2014 Clinical Commencement Ceremony

  Focusing in on high-resolution network biology
  RAMI Intern Study Day 2014
  UCD Clinical Pathway 2013 Appointments
  Delegation from University of Shenzhen

February 2014

Children with Rare Diseases to Benefit from New Genetic Tests

  PMC Farewell 2014
  Dean Scores with Students
  Call for PI Profile Updates for UCD MR Annual Report 2013
  Mater Departments Relocate To World Class Facilities
  Targeting Cardiac Fibrosis for Heart Failure Treatment
  Post-Doc Opportunities as Grant Facilitators
  Metabolic Surgery for End-Organ Health?
  UCD Success at JOGS 2013
  New UCC Dean of Medicine
  Opening Doors on Cancer Research
  St Luke’s Medals Success for UCD Medicine
  Students Reflect on Boston Elective
  INMED | Conference, Newsletter & Bursaries

March 2014

First Point of Care Blood Test for Heart Disease in Malawi

  Genetic Insights to Vesicoureteric Reflux
  MMI Award for Prostate Cancer Research
  President of Ireland Young Researcher Award for UCD Scientist
  Increasing Incidence of Neural Tube Defects?
  UCD Conway Researchers' Success at IACR
  Medical Students Invited to Compete for Ambrose Birmingham Medal in Anatomy
  UCD Alumnus Awarded Inaugural St Patrick's Day Science Medal
  Graduate Degree Opportunities in Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Informatics
  Applications Invited for James B. Coakley Medal for Dissection 2014
  Celebrating International Women's Day 2014

April 2014

Conway PhD student becomes ICON-GPA Life Sciences Ambassador

  UCD Diagnostic Imaging Success at the European Congress of Radiology 2014
  Clinical Elective Exchanges from 3 Continents
  Rising Radiology Star
  Irish Pregnancy App Shortlisted for Prestigious International Web Award

May 2014

Half of All Mums-to-be Gain 'Too Much' Weight During Pregnancy

  Tribute to Brian Bentley
  School Success in SFI Investigator Awards
  U21 Health Sciences Doctoral Student Forum
  Unexpected Genetic Heterogeneity
  Developing an Autism Guidebook for Medical Genetics
  International Conference on Paediatric Infectious Diseases
  Prof John Fitzpatrick FRCSI FEBU FC Urol (SA) FRCSGlas FRCS
  Prof Peter Dervan Memorial Medal for Excellence in Cancer Pathology

July 2014

Honorary Degree for Distinguished UCD Alumnus

  UCD Scientist Awarded Wellcome Trust Fellowship for Cancer Research
  UCD Scientist Secures Prestigious Rheumatology Research Award
  UCD Medicine Gala Dinner 2014
  2014 UCD Medicine Conferring
  Postgraduate Scholarships in Biomedical Sciences
  Research Opportunities Across the School

August 2014

Examining the Complexities of the Student Admission Process

  What Exactly Constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern?
  Contemporary Issues in Hospital Practice (CIHP) 2014 - Abstracts Invited
  UCD Student Wins European Bronze Medal
  MMI Clinician Scientist Structured Curriculum
  Applications invited for 2014 Professor Eadbhard O’Callaghan Memorial Bursary
  Using Evolution to Decipher how Mycobacteria Regulate Responses

September 2014

NeuroSKILL Involvement in the UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science Student Summer Research Awards
  Dean and MedSoc Meet to Plan Student-led Activities
  Contemporary Issues in Hospital Practice (CIHP) 2014 - Abstracts Invited 
  The Ileal Pouch, Then and Now - Professor P Ronan O'Connell to deliver 54th Robert Graves Lecture
  Medical Traineeship in Anatomy - MSc, MD, MCh & PhD Scholarships
  Biomedical Engineering Meets Clinical Medicine

October 2014

Can We Teach Old Drugs New Tricks?

  Minister Varadkar Announces €13.5M for Research into Cancer, Antibiotics and Other Vital Treatments
  Prompt Diagnosis of Psoriatic Arthritis Crucial
  Systems Biology Ireland and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory Sign Memorandum of Understanding
  The NextCODE Exchange: The First Global, Real-time System for Sharing Full-resolution Genomic Data
  UCD Med Day 14
  Submissions Invited for Clinical Innovation Award 2014
  UCD Researchers Among Those Awarded the RCGP Research Paper of the Year

November 2014

UCD Clinical Pathway 2014/2015 Opens for Applications

  Professor Puri Receives Major International Award
  Christmas & New Year Road Safety Campaign Launched
  Northeastern Ontario Mourns Loss of Pioneering Doctor
  UCD Success in HH Stewart Scholarship Exams
  Dr Patricia Scanlan Receives UCD Alumni Award
  Erasmus Mundus Scholarship Opportunities
  Growing Research Programmes with Movember
  Partners in Health – Addressing Social Injustices that Give Rise to Poor Health
  Next Steps for the UN's MDG
  Student Wins Big with Cystic Fibrosis Research Team
  Dr Jonathan McNulty Elected to the Executive Board of the European Federation of Radiographer Societies
  UCD Academic Centre for Paediatric Research Launched
  SMMS Principle Investigator and Conway Institute Researcher Wins Irish Cardiac Society Award
  Prestigious Nature Accolade for Inspiring Science Students
  Professor Des Higgins in Nature's Top 10 most highly cited research publications of all time
  UCD Medicine Alumnus Announced as Next President at University of Bristol

December 2014

SFI-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award to UCD Clinician Scientist

  PhD Fellowship Opportunities with Systems Biology Ireland 
  Arming Nanoparticles for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
  Call for Abstracts for ISCOMS
  Dr Frank Lyons Awarded Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund
  UCD Radiographers Dispatch Vital Supplies to Sierra Leone