July 2016 | Iúil 2016

UCD/IEHG Precision Medicine Facility Launched

Sun, 31 July 16 12:30

The UCD/IEHG Precision Medicine Facility in UCD Conway Institute marks a key milestone in cancer care for University College Dublin (UCD) and the Ireland East Hospital Group (IEHG).  The facility provides the most comprehensive and advanced genetics platform for life science and biomedical research in Ireland and enables UCD and the IEHG provide the most advanced healthcare to its patients.

UCD Medicine Alumnus Participates in Underwater NASA Mission

Mon, 11 July 16 07:21

UCD alumnus, Dr Marc Ó Gríofa (UCD Medicine 2006) recently took part in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations 21 (NEEMO 21 Mission) living with the other five researchers for eight days in simulated space-craft conditions under the Atlantic Oceans to test out new techniques, technologies and procedures in preparation for future missions either going to an asteroid or going to the surface of Mars.

Good Gut Relationships Key in Defence Against Pathogens

Thu, 30 June 16 10:38

New research, published in Cell Host & Microbe, shows how microbiota can adapt to compensate when early warning signalling by epithelial cells in the gut wall fails and threatens the first line of defence against pathogens. 

Key UCD Medicine Research Dates 2016/2017

Wed, 8 June 16 16:57

Please be informed of key UCD Medicine Research Graduate Research dates and deadlines (available here).