News archive 2017
New Horizons for Muhammad Javaid as he presents at UCC Medical Conference
Muhammad Javaid, a PhD student in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience presented his research findings as a poster at the New Horizons in Medical Research conference held in UCC, Western Gateway Building on 7th December 2017.
Dr Javaid is a senior medical demonstrator in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, his PhD research focuses on the 'causes of, and remedial tools for neurophobia among undergraduate students. Dr Javid is completing his PhD under the supervision of Dr André Toulouse, Dr Härriet Schellekens and Prof. John Cryan. The Department was well represented at the conference and Shauna Wallace-Fitzsimons also a PhD student in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience received a prize for her poster presentation.
New Horizons in Medical Research is an annual scientific conference organised by the School of Medicine, Research and Postgraduate Affairs Committee, UCC. This research conference showcases a diverse range of clinical and translational medical research projects completed across the School of Medicine. It enables students and staff to discuss the latest research in medical sciences, with contributions from staff, undergraduate and postgraduate scientists at the forefront of developments in their areas. The programme includes a stimulating mixture of oral and poster presentations, in addition to plenary lectures by prominent clinician scientists and academic staff from within the School of Medicine.