Recent Graduate News

Recent Graduate News

  • 16 Dec 2013

Dr. Katrin Kaschig graduated in November 2013 with her PhD entitled Zinc Finger Nuclease gene repair as a treatment for cystinosis. .

On 10th December 2013, Dr. Jennifer Hollwood successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled Cystic Fibrosis gene repair: Correction of ΔF508 using ZFN and CRISPR/Cas9 gRNA gene editing tools.

Dr Julie O Neill  successfully defended her  PhD thesis on the 12th of December entitled ' The role played by Angiotensin (1-7) in the regulation of renal haemodynamics and renal excretory function in anesthetized rats.

Dr Niamh Goulding also successfully defended her  PhD thesis on the 20th of December. The title of Niamh's thesis is: 'Renal Failure and the Neurol Control of the Kidney.

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Prizes in Physiology

Prizes in Physiology

  • 16 Dec 2013

Congratulations to Siobhan Rafferty and Alexandra Brito who were awarded the H.H. Stewart scholarship and 2nd prize in Physiology respectively at a recent awards event hosted by the National University of Ireland.The competition is open to medical students from the major institutions in Ireland. Siobhan and Alexandra were presented with scrolls by Professor Ken O'Halloran at the School of Medicine awards day recently...

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Nora O'Donovan being presented with her 35 year award by Registrar Prof.Paul Giller

Nora O'Donovan being presented with her 35 year award by Registrar Prof.Paul Giller

  • 09 Dec 2013

Congratulations to Ms. Nora O'Donovan who was presented with an award for 35 years' service to UCC. Nora received her award from the Registrar, Prof. Paul Giller at a reception dinner hosted by UCC HR in the Aula Maxima. Prof. O'Halloran joined Nora and her husband at the awards night to celebrate this remarkable contribution to UCC and the Department of Physiology. Here's to many more years!

 

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This is an article published in Lancet by Professor Edward Johns of the Physiology Department

This is an article published in Lancet by Professor Edward Johns of the Physiology Department

  • 05 Dec 2013

 Professor Johns  Primary research is the neuro-humoral control of the kidney and how it is deranged in renal and cardiovascular diseases.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673613619996

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Sleep & Breathing International Symposium

Sleep & Breathing International Symposium

  • 15 Nov 2013

Professor Ken O’Halloran and 4 PhD students in his group are invited to the 13th Sleep & Breathing International Symposium which takes place in Montreal Canada in October 2013. Five papers submitted by the group have been selected for oral communication at the conference. The studies explore cardiorespiratory remodelling in translational models of chronic sustained and intermittent hypoxia.

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2nd Generation Cystic Fibrosis Gene Repair

2nd Generation Cystic Fibrosis Gene Repair

  • 15 Nov 2013

Dr Patrick Harrison has been awarded a research grant from CF trust UK for a one year study entitled 2nd generation Cystic fibrosis gene repair starting 1st October.

Together with his colleague Dr Martina Scanlon and three PhD students,their group was the first to correct the most common CF-causing mutation in the human cell line (Lee et al,2012)

Dr Jennifer Hollywood is also using a ground breaking technigue to advance their work known as CRISPR/Cas9 g RNA gene editing.  

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Jagiellonian University Medical College visit to UCC

Jagiellonian University Medical College visit to UCC

  • 26 Sep 2013

Department of Physiology hosted a delegation form Jagiellonian University Medical College in Krakow, Poland.

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Picture on the cover of Experimental Physiology

Picture on the cover of Experimental Physiology

  • 26 Sep 2013

‌An image from a research study from Prof. O'Halloran's group was published on the front cover of the September issue of the journal Experimental Physiology.The cover image can be seen here: http://ep.physoc.org/content/98/9.cover-expansion

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Undergraduate Physiology Award

Undergraduate Physiology Award

  • 25 Sep 2013

Congratulations to Louise O'Sullivan (Physiology Class of 2013) on being Highly Commended in the 2013 Undergraduate Awards. Louise's submission, under the supervision of Dr. Dervla O'Malley, was ranked in the top 10% of students around the world! 



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Summer Conferrings

Summer Conferrings

  • 19 Jun 2013

Congratulations to Limian Zheng pictured here with her Supervisor Dr John Mackrill  at the recent summer conferrings where she was awarded her PhD.

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Presentation of awards 2013

Presentation of awards 2013

  • 06 Jun 2013

The Department of Physiology hosted an awards event at the close of the academic year on the evening of the viva voce examinations in Physiology. Professor Ken O’Halloran (Head of Department) congratulated the class on a magnificent performance in the final year examinations.

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A celebration of Claude Bernard

A celebration of Claude Bernard

  • 10 Jun 2013

The Department of Physiology, UCC is hosting a symposium to mark the occasion of the bicentennial celebration of the birth of Claude Bernard.

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Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland

Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland

  • 10 Jun 2013

SECTION OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES - Annual Meeting 2013, Including Donegan Medal and Barcroft Medal Competitions & Conway Review Lecture

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Conference Prizes

Conference Prizes

  • 25 Apr 2013

Dr. Maria Buckley's paper was awarded a distinction ahead of the Digestive Diseases Week (DDW) international conference which will be held in Orlando, Florida from May 18th to May 21st.

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Retirements/Appointments

Retirements/Appointments

  • 30 Apr 2013

Stephen Dineen retired from the Physiology Department recently after 44years service.

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Interview with Professor Ken O Halloran

Interview with Professor Ken O Halloran

  • 25 Apr 2013

Please click on the link below for an interview with Professor Ken O Halloran.

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