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APC collecting their awards at the UCC 2022 Research Awards
09 Jun 2023

APC among big winners at UCC Research Awards 2022

  Annual awards recognise and celebrate excellence in research and innovation.   APC staff and affiliations were among the key winners at the 2022 UCC Research awards collecting 5 separate awards for contributions to research and innovation.
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Prof. Paul O’ Toole of APC Microbiome Ireland, and Prof. Padraic MacMathuna, Clinical Director of Bowelscreen
06 Jun 2023

Irish scientists and clinicians use AI analysis of the gut microbiome to detect colon cancer

  APC Microbiome Ireland together with BowelScreen, the National Colorectal Cancer Screening service, and Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in new international AI project - ‘Microb-AI-ome’ – to increase sensitivity and reduce ‘false-positive’ rates in colorectal cancer screening   APC Microbiome Ireland, a world-leading SFI research centre based at UCC (University College Cork), has joined forces with BowelScreen and the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, as part of 8 partner organisations from 5 European countries involved in the new Microb-AI-ome project launched in May of this year. Led by Prof. Dr. Jan Baumbach, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) expert from the University of Hamburg, the project aims to reduce the high false-positive rates associated with traditional CRC (colorectal cancer) screening and develop a more targeted and cost effective screening programme.
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Liam O'Mahony, Ruth Massey and Marcus Claesson of APC Microbiome
30 May 2023

Three APC projects funded in latest round of the SFI Frontiers for the Future programme

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, has today announced 62 grants valued at €42 million to support research across 13 Higher Education Institutions. This programme was funded in collaboration with the Children’s Health Foundation (CHF) and Geological Survey Ireland (GSI).
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23 May 2023

World Microbiome Day 2023: Transforming healthier food for a healthier planet

WMD 2023 shines a spotlight on microbiomes for sustainable & healthy diets
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