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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🎉INFANT PI and @PregnancyLossIE lead, Professor @keelinodonoghue, wins @IrishResearch Council Research Ally Prize.

💡The Prizes celebrate the role of supervisors, mentors, and research officers in supporting and sustaining the Irish research community.


The College of Medicine and Health @UCCMedHealth in conjunction with APC Microbiome Ireland and the INFANT Research Centre @infantcentre is offering 5 Employment-based PhD Scholarships for Health Science Professionals. Find our more https://www.ucc.ie/en/med-health/gradstudies/employment-based-phd-scholarships/


In case you missed it: Prof @DempseyGene gave an excellent inaugural lecture last week on the role of neonatal care in preventing preterm brain injury. A recording of his lecture is now available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/JFmedW03mu8

🗣️Best of luck to Soraia Ventura, who is speaking at Escola Superior de Saúde in Porto today.

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


📢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

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INFANT PI and Pregnancy Loss Research Group Lead, Professor Keelin O’Donoghue, wins Irish Research Council Research Ally Prize

By |December 3rd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Professor Keelin O’Donoghue, has been awarded a Research Ally Prize [...]