RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus (RUMC), formerly Penang Medical College (PMC) was officially launched by Minister Richard Bruton T.D., Minister for Education and Skills. The institution’s upgrade to Foreign University Branch Campus was approved by the Malaysian MOE in March this year and represents an important milestone in the development of our Malaysia campus.
On June 25–26, 2018, the New York Academy of Sciences hosted Resolution of Inflammation, Infection and Tissue Regeneration, a symposium featuring many of the top researchers in the rapidly developing field of resolution pharmacology including Professor Catherine Godson, UCD Professor of Molecular Medicine and Director, UCD Diabetes Complications Research Centre among the keynote speakers. In two days of oral presentations, a poster session, and an extensive panel discussion, speakers and attendees reviewed the biggest advances and challenges in resolution biology. The meeting covered the basic biology of inflammation and its resolution, studies on animal models of chronic and acute diseases, and clinical trials of promising new inflammation-resolving drugs.
Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the UCD Allergan Innovation Award which will be award at the 2018 UCD Conway Festival of Research & Innovation. A bursary of up to €8,000 will be awarded to the early career researcher(s) whose research shows greatest innovative potential.
Cancer patients and their families were given a ‘behind-the-scenes’ look at the ongoing cancer research in the UCD Conway Institute and Systems Biology Ireland, as part of the fifth UCD Patient Voice in Cancer Research event on Friday, 21st September 2018.