Cystic Fibrosis Gene Repair – Less is More?

Cystic Fibrosis Gene Repair – Less is More?

  • 24 Nov 2014

The gene editing group led by Patrick Harrison has secured two new grants totalling €140,000 from American CF Foundation and UK CF Trust to fund a two-year project to develop CRISPR gene editing for a group of CFTR mutations which affect mRNA splicing.

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Aidan Kaar at 'Calcium Signalling: The Next Generation' meeting

Aidan Kaar at 'Calcium Signalling: The Next Generation' meeting

  • 14 Oct 2014

Aidan Kaar presented at the Biochemical Society meeting entitled 'Calcium Signalling: The Next Generation'  held on 9th and 10th  October in Charles Darwin House in London.

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Oxford Conference on the Control of Breathing, Sydney, Australia

Oxford Conference on the Control of Breathing, Sydney, Australia

  • 31 Oct 2014

Prof. O’Halloran, Dr. Deirdre Edge, David Burns (PhD trainee) and Andrew O’Leary (PhD trainee) attended the Oxford Conference on the Control of Breathing in Sydney, Australia in October 2014. 

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Major International Role for Head of Department

Major International Role for Head of Department

  • 08 Sep 2014

Professor Ken O'Halloran was recently appointed Meetings Secretary of the Physiological Society (UK and Ireland).

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Physiological Society Annual Meeting in London

Physiological Society Annual Meeting in London

  • 11 Jul 2014

Professor Ken O'Halloran co-organised and chaired a symposium at the Physiological Society Annual Meeting in London in July.

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New research funding

New research funding

  • 10 Jul 2014

Prof. Alan Davidson (University of Auckland) and Dr. Patrick Harrison (UCC) were awarded a joint HRB/MRCG/Cystinosis Foundation Ireland 3-year research grant for E295,000.

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Inaugural Cystinosis Research Workshop - June 2014

Inaugural Cystinosis Research Workshop - June 2014

  • 10 Jul 2014

The inaugural Cystinosis Research Workshop was launched in the Stock Exchange Buildings in Dublin on 20th June. 

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Research Prizes at the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland Annual Meeting

Research Prizes at the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland Annual Meeting

  • 24 Jun 2014

Andrew O’Leary (PhD trainee) and Paul Lemaire (intern) were both awarded prizes for their poster presentations at the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland Section of Biomedical Sciences Annual Meeting held at University College Dublin on June 19th.

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Physiology Class of 2014 Awards

Physiology Class of 2014 Awards

  • 04 Jun 2014

The Department of Physiology hosted an awards event at the close of the academic year on the evening of the viva voce examinations.

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Physiology Degree showcased at Spring Open Day

Physiology Degree showcased at Spring Open Day

  • 11 Apr 2014

7,000 transition year and fifth year students from over 100 schools in Munster visited the Western Gate Building on the 10th of April 2014.

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Travel bursary for PhD student Kate English

Travel bursary for PhD student Kate English

  • 26 Mar 2014

The College of Medicine and Health have awarded Physiology PhD student Kate English a Doctoral student travel bursary.

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Dr. Jennifer Hollywood to co-chair research symposium

Dr. Jennifer Hollywood to co-chair research symposium

  • 19 Mar 2014

Dr. Jennifer Hollywood to co-chair research symposium at 11th European Cystic Fibrosis Society basic science meeting

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Dr. John Mackrill gives radio interview at LifeFM on rare diseases.

Dr. John Mackrill gives radio interview at LifeFM on rare diseases.

  • 06 Mar 2014

On Thursday 6th March 2014, Dr. John Mackrill gave the following radio interview at LifeFM to discuss rare diseases.

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Spring Graduation

Spring Graduation

  • 06 Mar 2014

Congratulations to Julie O'Neil and Jennifer Hollywood who graduated with their PhDs on Friday 28th February 2014.

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Research Funding

Research Funding

  • 21 Feb 2014

Dr. Dervla O'Malley and Prof. Ken O'Halloran were recently awarded funding from Muscular Dystrophy Ireland. 

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Physiology at the 'It’s a Beautiful World’ exhibition

Physiology at the 'It’s a Beautiful World’ exhibition

  • 20 Feb 2014

'It's a beautiful world' exhibition opened on Thursday 20th February 2014 in the Jennings Gallery, College of Medicine and Health, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, UCC.

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Young Life Scientists Ireland (YLSI) March 1st 2014

Young Life Scientists Ireland (YLSI) March 1st 2014

  • 17 Feb 2014

On March 1st Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI) will host Young Life Scientists Ireland (YLSI) 2014 symposium.

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Seminar by Dr. Stephen Keely

Seminar by Dr. Stephen Keely

  • 11 Feb 2014

On Monday 10thFebruary. Dr. Stephen Keely delivered a seminar titled 'Targeting bile acids for treatment of intestinal diseases' to a large audience, consisting not only of members of the Department of Physiology, but also representatives from other biomedical departments within UCC.  

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Research Internship

Research Internship

  • 07 Feb 2014

Mr. Paul Lemaire has joined Professor Ken O’Halloran’s research group on an internship placement from the Université Paul Sabatier in Toulouse, France.

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