High cholesterol, mice and cancer: finding

High cholesterol, mice and cancer: finding "druggable" targets

  • 20 Apr 2012

Two prominent cancer researchers will present their recent work in a mini-symposium sponsored by the PhD Scholars Programme in Cancer Biology on Thursday, 26 April, at 3pm in G05 Brookfield Health Sciences Complex in UCC. 

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Impact of Cancer in Ireland

Impact of Cancer in Ireland

  • 09 Nov 2011

To mark the start of a third student cohort in the PhD Scholars Programme in Cancer Biology, Dr Harry Comber, Director of the National Cancer Registry of Ireland (NCRI), will deliver a lecture entitled, “Cancer in Ireland 1994 - 2010,” at 3:00pm in G10 Brookfield Health Sciences Complex.  The lecture is free and open to all.

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Heart Jab Breakthrough by UCC Researchers

Heart Jab Breakthrough by UCC Researchers

  • 11 Jun 2011

Heart attack victims could have their damaged hearts repaired by a single injection, which was developed by UCC researchers. The world-leading research by two UCC Professors could improve the quality and length of lives of people who have suffered heart attacks.

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UCC Academic Chairs US Science Conference

UCC Academic Chairs US Science Conference

  • 25 Feb 2011

Professor Rosemary O'Connor, UCC Department of Biochemistry and Director of the PhD Scholars Programme in Cancer Biology, is the Chair of this year’s Gordon Research Conference on “Insulin-like Growth Factors in Physiology and Disease”, in Ventura, California, which will run from February 27th until March 3rd.

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University of Cambridge Cancer Researcher to Visit UCC

University of Cambridge Cancer Researcher to Visit UCC

  • 29 Oct 2010

University of Cambridge Professor Gerard Evan, external advisor to the PhD Scholars Programme in Cancer Biology, will visit UCC on the 3rdof November 2010.   As part of his visit, Prof. Evan will deliver a lecture entitled, “How tumour suppressors suppress and oncogenes onc,” at 1pm in Boole 2.  The lecture is free and open to all.

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Nearly €1500 raised for the Irish Cancer Society

Nearly €1500 raised for the Irish Cancer Society

  • 13 Oct 2010

A second-hand book sale, organised by Dr. Patrick Kiely, Irish Cancer Society Research Fellow based in the Department of Biochemistry UCC, raised nearly €1500 for the Irish Cancer Society.

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Public Forum on “Oesophageal Cancer in Tomorrow's World”

Public Forum on “Oesophageal Cancer in Tomorrow's World”

  • 30 Sep 2010

The treatment of oesophageal cancer, the most rapidly increasing cancer in the western world, will be discussed by world experts at a free public forum on Saturday, October 2nd at 3pm.

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Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening

Free Head and Neck Cancer Screening

  • 28 Sep 2010

The Cork University Dental School and Hospital are hosting a free head and neck cancer screening service for the general public tomorrow (Wednesday, 29th September), 9.30am-4.30pm, including lunchtime.

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PhD Scholars Programme in Cancer Biology to launch this week

PhD Scholars Programme in Cancer Biology to launch this week

  • 27 Sep 2008

The PhD Scholars Programme in Cancer Biology at UCC will be officially launched on Friday, 3 October, 2008 at an event opened by the President of UCC, Dr. Michael Murphy, and the Health Research Board of Ireland, CEO, Mr. Enda Connolly.

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Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Award for UCC Researcher

Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Award for UCC Researcher

  • 02 Jul 2008

Professor Dmitri B. Papkovsky, UCC Biochemistry Department, has received a Principal Investigator Award from Science Foundation Ireland totalling €1.2 million.

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UCC biochemist develops a new technique for neuroscience research

UCC biochemist develops a new technique for neuroscience research

  • 10 Jun 2008

A novel technique to genetically manipulate brain cells in mice has just been published in the leading neuroscience journal Nature Neuroscience by Dr. Paul Young of UCC's Biochemistry Department.  

 

 

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Cancer Biology Mini-Symposium

Cancer Biology Mini-Symposium

  • 22 Sep 2008

To mark the launch of the new, Health Research Board-funded, PhD Scholars Programme in Cancer Biology at UCC, the UCC Cancer Biology community will host a Mini-Symposium on Friday, 3 October 2008 in Brookfield Health Sciences Complex G02 at 2:30pm.  The Cancer Biology Mini-Symposium will feature presentations from three distinguished, internationally-recognised, cancer researchers: Scott Lowe, Karen Keeshan, and Corrado Santoconale.

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