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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📢Help us learn more about sleep in babies with eczema

💡The SPINDLE study is looking for babies with moderate-severe eczema between 6-8 months old for expert sleep and skin assessment.

📧To get involved, email spindle@ucc.ie

🗣️Soraia Ventura, a PhD Researcher @infantcentre, will be speaking at Escola Superior de Saúde in Porto later this week.

💡Soraia will be speaking about her academic career, what it means to be a researcher and introducing the @infantcentre.


📢INFANT Research Centre wins “Best application of AI in an Academic Research Body” in the National AI Awards 2021

👏Fantastic to see the work of @markosullivann and the wider @infantcentre team being recognised by @AIAwardsIrl. #UCCResearch


So honoured to have been selected by the @ESPD_Society as one of the inaugural Future Leaders of the European Society for Pediatric Dermatology. Really looking forward to the next three years of the programme #PediatricDermatology

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