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Announcement of the CoEN 2017 “Pathfinder II” call

30 June, 2017

Centres of Excellences in Neurodegeneration7: Announcement of the CoEN 2017 “Pathfinder II” call Science Foundation Ireland is pleased to announce its participation in the Centres of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (CoEN) Pathfinder 2017 call. For any researchers working/interested in the area of neurodegenerative diseases, Science Foundation Ireland has recently announced its participation in the Centres of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (CoEN) Pathfinder 2017 call. Deadline for the submission of proposals is the 18th of September 2017. If you are interested in applying to the call or would like any further information, please contact Fiona Manning (fmanning@rcsi.ie) in […]

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3U Partnership – Shared Ambitions

29 June, 2017

Dr Ruth Davis, director of 3U Partnership, on the consortium that combines the educational and research strengths of three Irish universities. 3U PARTNERSHIP is a vibrant example contemporary collaboration in action within the higher education sector in Ireland. 3U Partnership brings together Ireland’s largest medical schools, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), and two of Ireland’s youngest universities, Dublin City University (DCU) and Maynooth University. Combined, the 3U partners have world-class research and teaching portfolios that span medical sciences, biomedical engineering, physical sciences, social sciences, humanities and arts. In addition, RCSI brings clinical […]

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3U Innovediate Workshop

13 June, 2017

Monday, 12th, June 2017: 3U INNOVEDIATE 2017: Advanced Science Communication Workshop for Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) in Research A team of academics and professionals from across the 3U Partners (Dublin City University, Maynooth University and RCSI) organised a one day workshop focused on developing and improving communication strategies for researchers who wishe to engage the public and patients as active stakeholders in their research. Key note speakers included Professor Sinéad McGilloway (Maynooth University), Professor Gianpiero Cavalleri (RCSI). The morning sessions of this workshop covered theoretical and ethical issues of the PPI as well as […]

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Professionalism across the Professions

22 May, 2017

In a new era of “alternative facts”, public scandals and an increased distrust of traditional symbols of authority, it is not hard to justify a renewed focus on the value of Professionalism in our society.  While few would argue the need to be “professional” in one’s work, the concept itself is not well understood either conceptually or methodologically. Professionalism is pivotal to the relationship between the public and the professional, but there are a variety of diverse perspectives for interpreting what professionalism means in practice. 3U Partnership and the Law Society of Ireland recognize that […]

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3U Diabetes consortium identifies a biomarker that could help predict the onset of Type 1 diabetes

27 March, 2017

A significant finding has been made by the 3U Diabetes Consortium, of Dublin City University, Maynooth University and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), which has the potential to contribute to the identification of biological markers that predict the development of Type 1 diabetes, a chronic autoimmune disease. The findings, which have been published in the Diabetes UK online journal Diabetic Medicine, showed the presence of a substance called 12-HETE in blood samples provided by newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes patients. This substance was not found in patient samples where the condition was […]

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World-leading diabetes expert to speak about precision medicine for diabetes

20 January, 2017

Friday, 20th, January 2017: Precision or personalised  management of diabetes, is a major focus of the Fifth Annual 3U Partnership International Diabetes Conference entitled ‘Current Challenges in Diabetes Research’ which takes place at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) in Dublin today.   The Conference had an update from the National Clinical Lead in Diabetes, Dr Seán Dineen, with 2015 figures showing 5.2% of Irish adults have been diagnosed with the disease. Globally 9% of adults are believed to suffer from diabetes, with many of these remaining undiagnosed.   The topic of precision medicine – […]

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Postdoctoral Position Biostatistics / Systems Medicine: Clinical and pre-clinical cancer research

14 October, 2016

Project title: Development of novel systems-based stratification tools for the treatment of colorectal cancer Location: Centre for Systems Medicine (CSM) and Department of Physiology and Medical Physics, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI, Dublin, Ireland) For details click here Click here for job description    

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Postdoctoral Position in Bioinformatics (miRNA & epilepsy/neuroscience)

Department: Department of Physiology and Medical Physics Location: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and RCSI Centre for Systems Medicine. Reporting to: Prof Jochen Prehn or nominee The research group of Prof Jochen Prehn at the Department of Physiology and Medical Physics and the RCSI Centre for Systems Medicine investigates new systems-based biomarkers and therapeutic approaches for the treatment of neurological disorders, diabetes and cancer. This position will employ bioinformatics and systems biology approaches to identify and newly targets for the treatment of epilepsy based on miRNA.   Application Process: Please send a CV and accompanying documentation […]

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