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The Irish Network for Children’s Clinical Research (In4Kids) and the INFANT Research Centre Contribute to Study on How the Pandemic Affected Paediatric Research

By |2021-09-21T09:42:44+01:00September 21st, 2021|

INFANT and the In4Kids Network (www.in4kids.ie) contributed to a study which quantified how the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic impacted paediatric clinical research being undertaken across 50 different international research sites.   Published in The Journal of Paediatrics, the study found that the pandemic affected research being undertaken at 50 percent of the surveyed research centres between early May and early June 2020.  In all, 44% of the research sites that contributed to the study indicated that staff were redirected to COVID-19 research, while 75.5% of sites were also involved in paediatric COVID-19 research.  As a result, the [...]

Harnessing gaming technology to assess brain development in young children: Liltoda grows from cutting edge research in the INFANT centre, UCC.

By |2021-09-01T21:32:44+01:00September 1st, 2021|

New technology to support non-verbal assessment of infants & young children. 31st August 2021: A new UCC spin out company, Liltoda Ltd, launched today. Liltoda will focus on harnessing the power of gaming technology for the early detection of infant brain injury. The Liltoda team aim to create a sea change in the assessment of brain development [...]