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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Congratulations to Dr Aisling Garvey on the successful defense of her PhD thesis this morning - Multimodal monitoring in neonatal hypoxic ischaemia encephalopathy. Thanks to Prof Frank van Bel from Utrecht and Prof Ken O'Halloran @UCCPhysiology for their expert examination!

Delighted with our Research Symposium #CTinNEO2022 - a full house of engaged researchers
A huge thank you to all our amazing speakers for insightful presentations covering a wide range of topics. 🙏🙏
And finally, thank you to our funders for making the event possible!

Prof @DempseyGene closing out today's research symposium @infantcentre #CTinNeo2022 Thanks to everyone for a great day of talks and to everyone who joined us in person and virtually! #clinicaltrials #neonatology #research

Congratulations to Emma Dunne @_TheNMH on giving the best elevator pitch at #CTinNEO2022 Research Symposium. #neonatology #research #clinicaltrials

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