2015 News

January 2015

Clinical Commencement 'White Coat' Ceremony

  SPARC Award for LabVIEW 360 Interactive Virtual Laboratory Tour
  Primary School Children Enjoy the 10th Annual Visit to SMMS During Young Scientist Week
  Medical Traineeship - Anatomy
  Passing of Dr Maeve Hillery, UCD Alumnus and Wife of President Patrick Hillery
  UCD Research Support for HRB Health Research Awards

February 2015

Inaugural Winner of Peter Dervan Memorial Medal Speaks About the Award


Mark English Takes Third National Title


What Lies Beneath - Probing New York’s Microbial Underbelly


UCD SMMS Students Can Now Undertake Clinical Training At Beacon Hospital

   Official Launch of New Student Facilities, St Vincent’s University Hospital
   World Cancer Day 2015: Treatment for All
  Peter Dervan Memorial Medal for Excellence in Cancer? Pathology

March 2015

Minister officially opens new Clinical Skills and Education Centre for Penang Medical College
  UCD Researchers win Best Poster Awards at MMI Scientific Meeting
  UCD Researcher to Deliver Prestigious Cournand Lecture at European Respiratory Society’s International Congress
  Should We Be More Caring?
  Remembering A Distinguished Graduate
  Best Student Award At INMED Annual Scientific Meeting
  European Silver for Mark English

April 2015

 Minister English Announces Over €30 Million SFI Investment in Scientific Research
  New Irish Research Prompts UCD Professor to Call for Updated National Folic Acid Awareness Campaign
  Second Edition of Student Medical Journal Launched
  James B. Coakley Medal for Dissection 2015
  Ministerial Visit to Coombe Hospital

May 2015

Reducing Maternal Mortality in Zambia


Book launch and Fellowship Awards for UCD Professor of Surgery


U21 Health Sciences Teaching Excellence Awards


XV AITRI National Congress & IV Meeting of Interventional Radiographers


27th European Renal Cell Study Group Meeting


Continued DI Success at International Radiology Conference

  UCD Professors Secure HRB Clinical Trial Network Funding
  In Appreciation of Dr Eamonn Ralph
  Inaugural Bernard Connor Medal for Rheumatology
  The Ambrose Bermingham Medal

June 2015

UCD Malaysian Society Receives Prestigious Award


5th Annual U21 United Nations Development Goals Workshop


Prof Michael Turner Addresses Oireachtas Committee on Health


Come On Ye Docs in Green!

  Berkeley Tragedy | Funeral Arrangements
  Berkeley Tragedy | Message to Students
  Berkeley Tragedy
  Prof Bernard Kinane, Honorary Fellow

Doctor of Science honoris causa

  Teachers of the Year 2015
  Student Awards 2015
  Four Generations of UCD Medicine Graduates
  2015 UCD Medicine Conferrings
  Undergraduate Membership of International Association of Hospice & Palliative Care

Targeting Inflammation to Fight Obesity-related Diseases

  UCD Lecturer Attends Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 50th Anniversary Event

July 2015

Graduate Certificate & Masters in Clinical & Translational Research


Dr Patrick Keelan RIP


CF Drug Combination Shows Benefits in Phase III Clinical Trial for Phe508del Homozygotes


Remembering Dr Conal B Wilmot


Mark English Qualifies for Rio 2016


U21 SoMe in Health Video Submissions

  Significant Benefits of Weight Management Drug Revealed
  Penang Medical College 2015 Conferring Ceremony
  Prof Sean Gaine Receives Prestigious Asper Award

August 2015

Gene Regulating Severity of Tissue Damage Caused by Rheumatoid Arthritis Discovered by Scientists


Prostate Cancer Patients Go ‘Behind the Scenes’ in Research


Reversing End Organ Damage Through Diabetes Surgery


The Drugs Work- and for More than One Purpose

September 2015

TOPMed10 - Training Future Leaders in Personalised Medicine

  Dublin Host Major European Surgery Meeting
  First International VTE Conference
  Happy Malaysia Day!
  Three Students Called up to National Squad
  Conferring Ceremony for Graduate Diploma in Risk Management & Quality 

October 2015

Journey of a Defibrillator
  Strong UCD Diagnostic Imaging Presence at EU Radiography Workshop
  UCD Staff Invited to Get in Gear
  Peter Dervan Medal for Excellence in Cancer Pathology
  Their Lives Matter – Update from Dr Patricia Scanlan, Tanzania
  UCD MedDay - 16th October 2015
  An International Student's Perspective
  Project Champion, Curriculum Review and Enhancement
  Erythropoietin Not Quite a Boost for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury
  Student Summer Research 2015 Awards
  Cycle for Berkeley - Student Fundraiser a Massive Success
  The Peter Dervan Medal for Excellence in Cancer Pathology
  Honorary Degree Conferred on Distinguished Dermatologist
  3D Printing Assisting Complex Heart Surgery
  Therapeutic Targets for Heart Diseases Associated with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
  Launch of SPHERE; a New UCD-based Vascular Research Group
  TCD & UCD Make THE Top 100 Subject Rankings

November 2015

Innovative HIV Testing Awareness Campaign Hits Coffee Shops throughout Dublin City


Highly Successful Ultrasound Meeting


2015 UCD Foundation Day Alumni Awards


Mr Justice Quirke on the Role of Medical Experts


gHealth Research Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant


Disparity in Clinical Genetics Services & Rare Disease Research Funding Across Europe


UCD Start-Up Secures Horizon 2020 SME Business Feasibility Funding


UCD Students Win 2015 Jack Flanagan Medal


Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death Identified


UCD MedDay15 A Huge Success


UCD Alumnus Appointed to Cleveland Clinical Leadership Role

December 2015

Successful Matrix Biology Ireland Conference

  Professor of Microbial Diseases
  Exciting Opportunity in Gynae-Oncology