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 INFANT research presented at the @IPA63778405 #IPA2022 Conference in Athlone last week. Well done to Research Assistant @caoimhe_cronin, medical student and researcher Yukta Ramesh & Paediatric Reg and Clinical Research Fellow at INFANT Aoife Gallagher.


Congratulations to Danielle Clifford for winning first prize in the Neonatal section at the @IPA63778405 #IPA2022 Conference for her presentation on her work on biomarkers for HIE at INFANT.

Danielle Clifford wrapping up a great programme with a talk on serum alanine levels in perinatal asphyxia and neonatal hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy @CUH_Cork @UCC @infantcentre @erasmusmcintl #IPA2022

This afternoons guest speaker @DempseyGene with the evidence underpinning cord management in term and preterm infants. More work ongoing @infantcentre @UCC #IPA2022

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