Hosted at University College Cork (UCC), Cork, Ireland, The Irish Centre for Maternal and Child Health Research has local impact with a global reach.

INFANT is answering the international need for research and innovation to improve health outcomes for mothers and babies.

Across pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood, INFANT is solving challenges through its key research themes.


Making pregnancy safer for mothers and babies


Improving health outcomes for newborn babies


Advancing the health and well-being of children

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Great to have this for planning ahead, thank you @PPI_Ignite_UL
Always an excellent learning and networking experience.
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PPI Summer School provides a co-learning environment to build capacity for high-quality public, patient and carer involvement in health research. Full programme details to follow. Registration will open in April.

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Delighted to share that the first ever 22q11.2 deletion syndrome prenatal guidelines are now available here (https://22q.org/resources/for-physicians/scientific-research-and-reports/), and the adult and pediatric recommendations will be available soon.

Save the Date - 26th April - for “Bright Futures: Celebrating our Researchers!” @ucc @UCCMedHealth @UCCResearch @scienceirel #UCCFutures #SmartFutures #CreatingourFuture #PhDLife

Well done to @RCPI_news @JOGSIreland SpRs in Obstetrics & Gynaecology for their work on these 12 guidelines ⬇️

A pleasure working with you all - I look forward to your encouragement of your peers in guideline use & ongoing (more guidelines!) development


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