Author Archives: Helena Bonner

European Training Network 15 New PhD Student Positions -Application closing date: Friday 10th Nov 2017

Applications are invited from candidates of excellence wishing to pursue a PhD degree in the field of cancer precision medicine. Students will receive training within a pan-European academic/private sector research training network, specifically focused on brain tumour research. Please see … Continue reading

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Great news for our department and centre: SFI announced it will fund a new Research Centre based at RCSI called FutureNeuro

On May 2nd  2017  The SFI Centres are SFI’s flagship programme for funding research in key fields with significant societal and economic impact and feature major investment from industry partners. FutureNeuro will focus on the next generation of diagnostics and … Continue reading

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SBI-EMBL Scientific Meeting Interpreting Genomes & Genome Functions Science Meeting | UCD Conway Institute | 11-12 September 2017

Following the success of a 2014 event exploring opportunities for future collaborations, Systems Biology Ireland (SBI) and (European Molecular Biology Laboratory) EMBL are teaming up to host a scientific meeting on ‘Interpreting Genomes and Genome Functions’ in the Lecture Theatre … Continue reading

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European Training Network – 14 PhD positions

Applications are invited for a pan-European academic/private sector research training network in the fields of diagnostic and therapy development for brain disorders. please see the link below for further information. Submission: applicants should submit the documentation to purinesdx@rcsi.ie writing on … Continue reading

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Departmental News Letter July 2017 Edition

Please see the link below to our first of many departmental newsletters. Physiology Newsletter_June2017_Final

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Congratulations to PhD student Alessandra Di Grande for wining the poster prize

The symposium was held in the Trinity Translational Medicine Institute at St. James’s Hospital.The prize was  Best Poster for the Blood cancer network Meeting on June 9th in  in  Ireland and the title is “Determining the anti-apoptotic BCL-2 family dependency … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Dr. Philip O’Halloran, who graduated with a PhD on June 8th 2017

Phil is a Neurosurgeon in Beaumont Hospital who undertook his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Prehn, Prof. Annette Byrne and Mr. David O’ Brien His thesis title’ Anti-angiogenic efficacy of Bevacizumab alone in combination with a dual P13K/mTOR inhibitor in … Continue reading

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The Cellular Bioenergetics in Neurodegenerative Diseases consortium (CeBioND) had a very successful annual meeting in the RCSI on May 22nd/23rd.

The CeBioND consortium is performing a cross disease analysis to investigate common and distinct mechanisms of mitochondrial energetic dysfunction in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. Prof. Jochen Prehn, Dr. Niamh Connolly and Dr. Orla Watters from the … Continue reading

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Prof. Jochen Prehn and Brain Tumor Ireland are featured in RTE news on May 25th 2017

Prof. Jochen Prehn talking about the importance of having the brain tumour biobank resource as a means to further understand the disease: see link below for more information http://www.rcsi.ie/index.jsp?n=110&p=100&a=10892 and news article http://www.thejournal.ie/ireland-tumour-biobank-3410402-May2017/?utm_source=shortlink More information can also be found http://braintumourireland.com/

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CSM Scientists visit Corduff National School, Lusk, Co. Dublin

  See link for pics of the day   http://www.systemsmedicineireland.ie/education-and-outreach-2/education-and-outreach-2016/

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