March 2018 | Márta 2018

Improving Survival Rate of Children and Teens Affected by Blood Cancers

Fri, 30 March 18 11:52

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Prof Jonathan Bond as the Brendan McGonnell UCD Professor of Paediatric Molecular Haemato-Oncology as part of a NCRC/CMRF-funded research programme to improve survival rates of children and teens affected by cancers of the blood.

Genomic Research on Progressive Dystonia

Fri, 30 March 18 13:51

Heart-warming story of how genomics research has transformed the life of a young patient with Progressive Dystonia allowing her to speak for the first time in four years.  The research by Genomics Medicine Ireland and the UCD Academic Centre on Rare Diseases identified a gene mutation that identified her as a suitable candidate for Deep Brain Stimulation.

UCD Perinatal Research Centre Launched

Thu, 15 March 18 17:30

The UCD Perinatal Research Centre based at the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street was launched today with a symposium highlighting maternal and fetal health research undertaken over the past ten years and a reflection on the future challenges of the global obesity epidemic on mother and child health.

Newman Fellowship Programme Dinner 2018

Tue, 13 March 18 11:13

The annual Newman Fellowship Programme Dinner was held on Tuesday, 6th March 2018 with UCD President Professor Andrew J. Deeks welcoming Donors, Fellows and their Academic Mentors to celebrate UCD’s pioneering postdoctoral research initiative, the Newman Fellowship Programme. 

James B. Coakley Medal for Dissection 2018

Fri, 9 March 18 15:34

Applications are now invited for the James B. Coakley Medal for Dissection 2018.  Closing Date: Tues 1 May 18 (5pm).