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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🔬Clinical Trials are an important part of the work we do here at INFANT.

📅In honour of #InternationalClinicalTrialsDay #ICTD2022

🔍Click on the link below to have a closer look at INFANT’s Clinical Trials Platform.


Calling @UCCMedHealth postgrad research students! The next @GradCoMH_UCC workshop on "Grant Application Writing and Procedures" with @Pieterk007
@Ashleighmb85 is on Thursday 26th May.
@Pharmacy_UCC @UCC_Medicine @uccnursmid @UCCPublicHealth @infantcentre @Pharmabiotic

📅The INFANT seminar series continues this Friday May 27th at 12pm.

🗣Three new PhD candidates, Shuwen Yu, Yu Kaiyu, and Kimia Rezaei will present their upcoming research plans
#UCC #UCCResearch #neonatalcare

👏👏👏Well done on this first Introduction publication being out! @JPanaviene, @AnLiPaTo, ChristophE. Schwarz, Konstantin Grygoryev, @Stefan_Engels2, @DempseyGene

📣INFANT is tremendously proud to announce the admission of Professor and Director of @infantcentre Geraldine Boylan to The @RIAdawson alongside other new members, @infantcentre PI @Kiely_Mairead, & @TrishCork, pictured here with Vice President for Research & Innovation @UCC.

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