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New guidance on COVID-19 and maternity care issued

By |2020-11-22T12:30:53+00:00April 5th, 2020|

Sunday 05 April 2020 The Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has issued new guidance on COVID-19 and maternity services. The guidance was written by INFANT Centre Principal Investigator Dr Keelin O’Donoghue and Joye McKernan, National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre. COVID-19 infection is a new disease and the impact on pregnancy remains uncertain. Aims of the guidance document: • [...]

INFANT PI chats to BBC World News

By |2020-11-22T12:31:20+00:00April 4th, 2020|

Saturday 04 April 2020 We have collaborated with our colleagues in Cork University Maternity Hospital to provide virtual visiting for babies in the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The new initiative allows families to remotely check-in on their baby amid COVID-19 visiting restrictions. The support for this initiative has been wonderful and we are delighted [...]

INFANT Centre providing virtual visitation for families

By |2020-11-22T12:31:34+00:00April 2nd, 2020|

Thursday 02 April 2020 The INFANT Research Centre at University College Cork in collaboration with Cork University Maternity Hospital, Ireland South Women & Infants Directorate have introduced a secure video messaging platform called vCreate in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Under normal circumstances, having a baby in the neonatal unit can be a time of significant emotional [...]

Brain Awareness Week 2020

By |2020-11-22T12:31:48+00:00March 20th, 2020|

Friday 20 March 2020 To celebrate Brain Awareness Week 2020 we asked our INFANT physchologists what a typical working day looks like for them. Meet Leanna - Clinical Neuropsychologist at INFANT Please describe your job: What do you do? I am a Chartered Clinical Neuropsychologist working within the wonderful setting of the INFANT Research Centre, [...]

A Day in the Life of…

By |2020-11-22T12:32:03+00:00March 18th, 2020|

Wednesday 18 March 2020 Meet Triona - Research Psychologist at INFANT   Please describe your job: What do you do? I work as a Research Psychologist with children from birth to 3 years of age. This means that I use lots of research methods to gain a better understanding of children’s development: across their cognition, [...]

Miscarriage Matters – new website launched

By |2020-11-22T12:32:22+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

Monday 02 March 2020 The Pregnancy Loss Research Group and INFANT Research Centre at University College Cork today launched, a first-of-its-kind website in Ireland. One in four pregnancies end in first-trimester miscarriage. For many women and their partners, miscarriage is unexpected and can be an upsetting experience. The silence and stigma associated with pregnancy loss can [...]

Mushrooms may alleviate features of Pre-eclampsia

By |2020-11-22T12:32:49+00:00February 5th, 2020|

Wednesday 05 February 2020 New research reveals that a substance, L-ergothioneine, most commonly found in mushrooms, could help alleviate some features of pre-eclampsia. Pre-eclampsia is a complex disorder of pregnancy that can have potentially serious consequences for women and their babies.  There is currently is no cure for pre-eclampsia other than delivery, which can present [...]

Pocket-sized brain injury monitor could be a game-changer for infant health

By |2020-11-22T12:33:04+00:00January 31st, 2020|

Friday 31 January 2020 INFANT PhD Mark O' Sullivan in conversation with Jane Haynes, UCC Office of Marketing and Communications. Featured in INDEPENDENT THINKING - The University College Cork Magazine. ---- A pocket-sized medical device that monitors and diagnoses brain injury in newborns could prove to be a game-changer for infant health. Mark O’Sullivan, a UCC PhD [...]

INFANT competing for SFI Future Innovator Prize

By |2020-11-22T12:33:18+00:00January 30th, 2020|

Thursday 30 January 2020 INFANT team announced as one of eleven competitors in the SFI Artificial Intelligence for Societal Good Challenge. The prize offers €2 million each in funding to teams that win competitions in the categories of AI for societal good and zero emissions. AI-4-LIFE - led by Prof Geraldine Boylan, Prof Liam Marnane [...]

GCP training for INFANT staff

By |2020-11-22T12:33:32+00:00January 6th, 2020|

Monday 06 January 2020 Good Clinical Practice Course   Refresher GCP Course – INFANT 2020 (2.5-hour course) Please note, there must be a minimum of 5 participants for the course to be run. 15 JAN 2020 Morning Session (10:00 – 12:30) 12 MAR 2020 Morning Session (10:00 – 12:30) Seminar Room B 20 MAY 2020 Morning [...]