UCD School of Medicine - News http://www.ucd.ie/medicine Recent news from UCD School of Medicine en-gb 15 <![CDATA[UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway 2020/2021]]> Applications are now invited for the UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway 2020/2021 scheme.  This adjunct academic appointment and promotions pathway is designed to recognise the contribution of clinical staff to our academic programmes.  Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Monday 1st February 2021.

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/december2020/title,531275,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/december2020/title,531275,en.html Wed, 23 Dec 2020 18:03:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Artificial Intelligence (AI) used to enhance decision making during colorectal cancer surgery for first time]]> UCD Centre for Precision Surgery working in partnership with RCSI’s Department of Chemistry and IBM Research in Europe, to deliver new fluorescence guidance technique

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/december2020/title,530098,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/december2020/title,530098,en.html Tue, 15 Dec 2020 09:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Ministers announce 39 COVID-19 research and innovation projects]]> Nine all-Ireland collaborative research projects

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/december2020/title,529865,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/december2020/title,529865,en.html Sun, 13 Dec 2020 16:30:00 GMT
<![CDATA[UCD School of Medicine Student Receives 2021 STFM Foundation Student Scholarship]]> December 2020— Catherine Carragee medical student at UCD School of Medicine, received a 2021 STFM Foundation Student Scholarship from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM).

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/december2020/title,528804,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/december2020/title,528804,en.html Wed, 09 Dec 2020 12:30:00 GMT
<![CDATA[UCD Graduate implants first ANGELMED GUARDIAN devices in the world, to give early warning of heart attack]]> UCD Graduate Dato Dr Leslie Lam carried out the first implants of the ‘AngelMed Guardian’ device in Singapore last month. 

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/december2020/title,528336,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/december2020/title,528336,en.html Mon, 07 Dec 2020 10:39:38 GMT
<![CDATA[Emergence – anthology of poetry and prose chosen by geriatricians now available]]> Co-edited by Dr Shane O’Hanlon, Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine and Associate Clinical Professor, UCD

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,526585,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,526585,en.html Mon, 30 Nov 2020 11:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Tocilizumab effective in treating sickest COVID-19 patients]]> Critically ill patients with COVID-19 treated with a drug that reduces inflammation by modifying the immune system are less likely to die and spend less time in intensive care, an international study has found.

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,523657,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,523657,en.html Thu, 19 Nov 2020 17:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[53 new adjunct appointments and 22 promotions under 2019/2020 UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway initiative ]]> 2020/2021 Clinical Pathway will open for applications in December 2020

 

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,523578,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,523578,en.html Thu, 19 Nov 2020 17:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New interactive electronic textbook on mental health in primary care now published]]> 'Psychiatry Algorithms for Primary Care’ collaboration between UCD, UL and TCD Schools of Medicine

 

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,522944,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,522944,en.html Wed, 18 Nov 2020 11:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Inaugural Med Soc ‘Fitness to Practice’ campaign winners announced]]> As we were all living through L3 and getting ready for L5 and even more stringent restrictions, where it is easier than ever to find ourselves between computer, couch and kitchen, the always dynamic UCD MedSoc was plotting the very clever ‘Fitness to Practice’ campaign. 

 

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,525043,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,525043,en.html Mon, 16 Nov 2020 11:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Six GT programmes at UCD School of Medicine granted funding via HEA & Gov of Ire (July Stimulus Package) Postgrad Skills Provision]]> Following the announcement by the Department of Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science on 27/10/20, we are delighted to announce that we have been granted funding (covering 90-100% of tuition fees) for applicants to undertake the following programmes in Jan 2021

 

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,521663,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,521663,en.html Thu, 12 Nov 2020 13:47:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Ned Quirk, Auditor, Med Soc – My Experience of Trimester 1 during the Pandemic]]> As we approach our end of Trimester exams and I reflect on the last number of weeks, it’s hard to fully appreciate the changes that we’ve seen this year to the way that we live our lives.

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,523577,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,523577,en.html Fri, 06 Nov 2020 09:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Fourteen UCD Research Projects Secure €10.2 million in Funding through the SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme]]> Dublin, Ireland, 2 November 2020, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD today announced that 14 University College Dublin (UCD) research projects have been awarded a total of €10.2 million (direct costs) in funding through the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Frontiers for the Future Programme.

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,520360,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/november2020/title,520360,en.html Tue, 03 Nov 2020 14:30:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Appointments and promotions under the UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway 2019/2020 scheme announced]]> UCD School of Medicine has announced details of appointments and promotions under the UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway 2019/2020 scheme.

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,518786,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,518786,en.html Thu, 29 Oct 2020 12:30:00 GMT
<![CDATA[New Funding for Graduate Diploma in Primary Care (Mental Healthcare)]]> New Funding for Graduate Diploma in Primary Care (Mental Healthcare)

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,518609,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,518609,en.html Thu, 29 Oct 2020 08:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Graduate Research Association of Medicine (GRAM) at UCD School of Medicine launched today]]> New network for Graduate Researchers completing a MSc, PhD or MD

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,517995,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,517995,en.html Tue, 27 Oct 2020 10:50:00 GMT
<![CDATA[2020/2021 Trimester 1 Guidance for Students]]> Student Guidance under Level 5 Restrictions

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/august2020/title,506706,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/august2020/title,506706,en.html Fri, 23 Oct 2020 10:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Dr Patrick Felle appointed as Honorary Consul of the Sultanate of Oman to Ireland]]> Congratulations to Dr Patrick Felle, VPI, UCD College of Health and Agricultural Science and Associate Dean of Medicine, who was appointed as the Honorary Consul of the Sultanate of Oman to Ireland on 21st Oct.

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,515428,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,515428,en.html Wed, 21 Oct 2020 08:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Warm congrats to nine newly appointed Newman Fellows who will be hosted at UCD School of Medicine]]> Since 1989, leading Irish and multinational corporations, semi-state bodies, voluntary organisations and individuals have sponsored high-calibre postdoctoral research across the humanities and sciences through the UCD Newman Fellowship Programme.

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,517275,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,517275,en.html Tue, 20 Oct 2020 10:35:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Psychiatry clinical skills exams for final year UCD School of Medicine students carried out for first time remotely, using video technology]]> 200+ UCD medical students who had completed their psychiatry clinical placements, in St Vincent’s University Hospital, D4 and Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, D1 undertook their clinical skills exams (the first in a series of four) on-line in Sept 2020.

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,515429,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,515429,en.html Thu, 15 Oct 2020 10:30:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Hilary Mantel calls for skeleton of Irish 'giant' to be repatriated]]> In mid Sept 2020, Dr Cliona McGovern  Head of Subject, Forensic & Legal Medicine, was approached by a freelance journalist who was researching an ethical and legal related piece focusing on the case of Charles Byrne, the Derryman and so-called ‘Irish Giant’, whose skeletal remains have been displayed for 200 years in the Royal College of Surgeons of England's (RCS Eng.) Hunterian Museum in London, against Byrne's living wishes

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,525038,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,525038,en.html Thu, 15 Oct 2020 09:30:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Summer School Research Awards 2020 Gold Medal Night event invitation]]> Summer School Research Awards (SSRA) Committee would like to invite you to the 14th annual Gold Medal night to help celebrate this year's SSRA Finalists. 

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,515427,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/october2020/title,515427,en.html Thu, 01 Oct 2020 09:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[UCD School of Medicine Research Team demonstrate that COVID-19 transmission occurs between Healthcare Workers (HCWs) and patients. Transmission routes of hospital-acquired COVID-19 also revealed.]]> UCD School of Medicine Research Team demonstrate that COVID-19 transmission occurs between Healthcare Workers (HCWs) and patients. Transmission routes of hospital-acquired COVID-19 also revealed.

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/september2020/title,511174,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/september2020/title,511174,en.html Thu, 24 Sep 2020 09:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[International trial demonstrates a common steroid improves recovery and survival of COVID-19 ICU patients ]]> Prof Alistair Nichol, St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) and UCD leads the Irish arm of an international trial which demonstrates a common steroid improves recovery and survival of COVID-19 ICU patients

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/september2020/title,511176,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/september2020/title,511176,en.html Wed, 02 Sep 2020 08:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[U21 University Mental Health Declaration Launched]]> Universitas 21 and U21 Health Sciences Group have together launched the U21 University Mental Health Declaration this week as part of the U21 Health Science Group’s Annual Meeting hosted virtually by University College Dublin. 

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/august2020/title,510062,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/august2020/title,510062,en.html Fri, 28 Aug 2020 08:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten food industry, security, nutrition and international food trade in highly integrated global system - Interview with Prof Pat Wall, UCD]]> ‘We are now seeing the effects of overcrowded accommodation and congregated industrial settings that some workers in the food production industry in Ireland are enduring. These workers live in close proximity to each other and, at work, often share large work tops where COVID-19 laden droplets may be contaminating the environment emphasising the importance of identifying and excluding symptomatic workers. Certain elements of the food industry also present  environments that are favourable to the spread of COVID-19 with metallic surfaces, low ambient temperatures and high relative humidity.’ Prof Pat Wall, UCD

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/august2020/title,509794,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/august2020/title,509794,en.html Thu, 27 Aug 2020 08:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Threats from 500k Zoonotic Viruses are accelerating rapidly, driven by expanding population & increasingly interconnected world ]]> ONE HEALTH approach will help chart a path out of the Pandemic Era

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/august2020/title,509468,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/august2020/title,509468,en.html Wed, 26 Aug 2020 08:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Centre for Mental Health (UK) Narrative Medicine project]]> The UK Centre for Mental Health is undertaking a narrative medicine project to understand the impact of the COVID pandemic on our mental health.  ‘A Year in Our Lives’ will gather and share the first-hand experiences of people living through the pandemic.

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/capsych/news/title,507761,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/capsych/news/title,507761,en.html Fri, 14 Aug 2020 17:14:47 GMT
<![CDATA[Tocilizumab Therapy in Individuals with COVID ‐19 Infection and Hyperinflammatory State]]> UCD School of Medicine Research Team demonstrate that sub-set of critically unwell COVID-19 patients in St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) responded to treatment with tocilizumab and avoided need for mechanical ventilation.

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/july2020/title,505675,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/july2020/title,505675,en.html Mon, 27 Jul 2020 16:30:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Systems Biology Ireland led MSc in AI for Medicine and Medical Research Open for Enrollment]]> Enrollment is now open for an exciting new Masters programme at UCD, developed by Walter Kolch, Dirk Fey, and Eadaoin McKiernan of (SBI).

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http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/july2020/title,502779,en.html http://www.ucd.ie/medicine/medicine/news/july2020/title,502779,en.html Fri, 03 Jul 2020 10:00:00 GMT