In the press

Born Too Soon Airs on Virgin Media One

By |2023-09-04T09:26:20+01:00September 4th, 2023|

Born Too Soon will give an unprecedented look into lives of the hardworking staff who dedicate their lives to caring for vulnerable newborns at CUH's neonatal unit. TV crews have been in the hospital all year filming 'Born Too Soon,' following the stories of families and medical teams looking after premature babies born at the [...]

INFANT Director, Prof Geraldine Boylan wins prestigious award

By |2023-09-05T15:36:11+01:00August 31st, 2023|

Geraldine Boylan, Professor of Neonatal Physiology, Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, University College Cork and Director of the INFANT Research Centre was awarded the 2023 Tom Connor Distinguished Investigator Award from Neuroscience Ireland. Professor Boylan was presented the prestige award at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) during the annual Neuroscience Ireland conference. This [...]

CergenX, INFANT spin-out raises €1.2m in funding to develop newborn brain screening

By |2023-07-10T15:32:25+01:00July 10th, 2023|

Cork-based medtech company CergenX has raised €1.2 million in funding to further develop its technology to screen newborns for brain injury. CergenX is a spin-out from the Infant Centre in UCC. Founded by chief executive Jason Mowles, chief science officer Professor Geraldine Boylan and chief technology officer Sean Griffin in 2021. The company is currently [...]

Cerebral Palsy Foundation awards €1.6 million funding to UCC

By |2023-06-29T14:57:57+01:00June 6th, 2023|

Cerebral Palsy Foundation awards €1.6 million funding to University College Cork to support cerebral palsy education and research Funding of €1.6 million will support UCC’s appointment of a Chair in Early Brain Injury and Cerebral Palsy. The Cerebral Palsy Foundation Chair will lead research in early brain injury and cerebral palsy at the Irish Centre [...]

Cerebral Palsy Foundation Launches Programme of Excellence in Ireland

By |2023-06-29T14:51:24+01:00May 22nd, 2023|

Cerebral Palsy Foundation Launches Programme of Excellence to Revolutionise Cerebral Palsy Care in Ireland Foundation partnering with University College Cork, Trinity College Dublin, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Children’s Health Ireland to establish Ireland as an international leader for Cerebral Palsy care and research   Dublin, Ireland - The Cerebral Palsy Foundation [...]

Launch of In4Kids Clinical Trial Network

By |2023-06-29T14:51:53+01:00February 7th, 2023|

A new network putting children at the centre of decision-making in healthcare was launched today at University College Cork. Funded by the Health Research Board (HRB), In4Kids, the Irish Network for Children’s Clinical Trials, will support innovative clinical research and trial design for children in Ireland. It is the first clinical trials network in Ireland to [...]