INFANT Research Centre

INFANT PI, Professor Deirdre Murray announced as Chair in Early Brain Injury and Cerebral Palsy

By |2023-10-05T16:23:47+01:00October 6th, 2023|

Friday, 6 October 2023:  Today on World Cerebral Palsy Day, University College Cork (UCC) has announced the appointment of Professor Deirdre Murray as the new Chair in Early Brain Injury and Cerebral Palsy, as part of a new programme of excellence to revolutionise the delivery of cerebral palsy care in Ireland. In May, the Cerebral [...]

HRB invests €1.9 million in UCC research to address emerging health challenges

By |2023-10-04T08:12:47+01:00October 4th, 2023|

High blood pressure during pregnancy, strategies for preventing drug overdose and the factors associated with suicide risk in older adults are among the health and social care research projects to receive funding from the Health Research Board’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme. Five post-doctoral researchers at UCC’s School of Public Health, National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF) and [...]

IRC Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship and Postgraduate Scholarship Awardees

By |2023-09-15T14:13:34+01:00September 14th, 2023|

Three INFANT researchers received IRC Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship and Postgraduate Scholarship Awards. Minister Simon Harris announced €24.6 million in Irish Research Council funding to support rising researchers and pioneering projects. “I am delighted to announce this investment for a new generation of postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers under the Irish Research Council’s Government of [...]

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 Researchers Contribution to PAS 2022 Meeting

By |2022-04-20T12:04:25+01:00April 20th, 2022|

INFANT is delighted to be involved in the PAS 2022 Meeting in Denver 21-25 April. Members of the INFANT team will join thousands of physicians, researchers, and Allied health professionals from 60 + specialty areas as they come together to share research, explore new collaboratives, and experience the best the paediatric research community has to [...]

IWD 2022: Celebrating The Achievements of Our Female Research Team

By |2022-03-08T10:56:18+00:00March 8th, 2022|

On this International Women’s Day, we are delighted to celebrate the achievements of UCC female researchers based at the INFANT Research Centre, by demonstrating leadership in research that is transforming the future of maternal and child healthcare. Led by Director Professor Geraldine Boylan, INFANT is answering the international need for research and innovation to improve [...]