Sarah O’Donovan, PhD student, busy attending back to back conferences!

Sarah O’Donovan, PhD student, busy attending back to back conferences!

  • 01 Sep 2017

Sarah O’Donovan, a PhD student at the APC Microbiome Institute and the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, had a busy week presenting a poster at back to back conferences from August 24th – 29th 2017. Sarah's multi-disciplinary project enabled her to present a poster entitled ‘Investigation of the brain ↔ gut axis in a rat model of Parkinson’s disease: alterations in enteric nervous system pathology and the gut microbiome’, at both the NeuroGastro conference, held at University College Cork, and the Neuroscience Ireland conference, held in National University of Ireland, Galway.

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Rachel Furlong invited to speak at Neuroscience Ireland Conference 2017

Rachel Furlong invited to speak at Neuroscience Ireland Conference 2017

  • 01 Sep 2017

Rachel Furlong a PhD student in the School of Biochemistry & Cell Biology and department of Anatomy & Neuroscience under the supervision of Dr. Cora O’Neill and Prof Aideen Sullivan, was selected to present at a Data Blitz oral presentation at the Neuroscience Ireland Conference in NUI Galway on the 28th of August 2017.

 

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Sarah O’Donovan awarded Biochemical Society grant to Vienna Conference

Sarah O’Donovan awarded Biochemical Society grant to Vienna Conference

  • 01 Jun 2017

Congratulations to Ms. Sarah O’Donovan who was awarded a Biochemical Society travel grant, to attend the 13th International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, held in Vienna, Austria on the 29th April  – 2nd May.

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PhD student Rachel Furlong awarded Neuroscience Ireland travel bursary

PhD student Rachel Furlong awarded Neuroscience Ireland travel bursary

  • 31 May 2017

PhD student Rachel Furlong who was awarded a travel bursary from Neuroscience Ireland to attend the 13th International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases tells of her experience in attending this international conference which took place in Vienna, Austria, April 2017. Rachel is a PhD student in the school of Biochemistry and Cell Biology and department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, UCC, under the supervision of Dr Cora O’Neill and Prof Aideen Sullivan 

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Third & fourth year Neuroscience students explore 'Gut Instinct' at Glucksman

Third & fourth year Neuroscience students explore 'Gut Instinct' at Glucksman

  • 15 Mar 2017

Under the guidance of Professor Cryan, and Neuroscience co-ordinators Dr Yvonne Nolan (fourth year co-ordinator), and Dr Siobhain O'Mahony (third year co-ordinator), a large group of Neuroscience students from the department of Anatomy and Neuroscience visited the Glucksman Gallery this week, to to explore 'Gut Instinct: Art, Food and Feeling Exhibition' currently showing. 

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Rachel Furlong wins Best poster at New Horizons Research Conference

Rachel Furlong wins Best poster at New Horizons Research Conference

  • 16 Dec 2016

Ms. Rachel Furlong won first prize for her poster presentation "PINK1 activation of PI3-Kinase/Akt – understanding mechanisms which lead to Parkinson’s disease” at the New Horizon’s Research Conference held in University College Cork on the 8th of December 2016. Rachel currently a PhD student under the supervision of Dr. Cora O’Neill and Prof Aideen Sullivan, has just completed her first year in the School of Biochemistry & Cell Biology and department of Anatomy & Neuroscience.

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Dr. Shane Hegarty speaks on struggle at 'FiftyTwoWords' event

Dr. Shane Hegarty speaks on struggle at 'FiftyTwoWords' event

  • 07 Mar 2017

The word ‘Struggle’ was explored at the dlr Mill Theatre, Dundrum Dublin on the 8th of December 2016.  Among the invited speakers was Dr. Shane Hegarty, lecturer and researcher in the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience.

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Minister for Training and Skills visits Prof Cryan's Lab

Minister for Training and Skills visits Prof Cryan's Lab

  • 27 Feb 2017

Minister for Training and Skills John Halligan visited Prof Cryan's lab on February 17th as part of a visit to Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres based in University College Cork.

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Aideen Sullivan Editor in Chief Neuronal Signalling puts heart into her work

Aideen Sullivan Editor in Chief Neuronal Signalling puts heart into her work

  • 16 Feb 2017

Congratulations to Professor Aideen Sullivan who has been appointed Editor in Chief of the recently launched journal 'Neuronal Signaling'. Developed by the Biochemical Society and published by Portland press, Neuronal Signaling publishes high-quality molecular and cellular neuroscience research.

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Prof Cryan speaks at Chilean Government-sponsored Congress of the Future

Prof Cryan speaks at Chilean Government-sponsored Congress of the Future

  • 09 Jan 2017

Prof. John F. Cryan (Dept. Anatomy & Neuroscience and APC Microbiome Institute) has been  invited to participate as Guest Speaker at the VI Futures Congress on behalf of Her Excellency the President Michelle Bachelet, the Government of the Republic of Chile, the Chilean Congress and the Chilean Academy of Sciences.

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Sarah O’Donovan presents novel findings at  New Horizons Conference.

Sarah O’Donovan presents novel findings at New Horizons Conference.

  • 16 Dec 2016

The New Horizons Research Conference, on 8th December 2016, provided the perfect platform for Sarah O’Donovan, to present her novel work on the brain-gut axis in models of Parkinson’s disease. Sarah is a post-graduate student at the APC Microbiome Institute and School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, under the supervision of a multi-disciplinary APC team, led by Dr Cora O’Neill.

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Movember Mustashed Medics bake for Cancer & Mental Health charities

Movember Mustashed Medics bake for Cancer & Mental Health charities

  • 20 Dec 2016

Having already dedicated the month of November to taking part in 'Movember' a moustache growing charity event held during November each year that raises funds and awareness for men's health, senior medical demonstrators Dr Johnny O'Mahony and Dr Muhammad Asim Javaid joined by Dr Gilliard Lach post doctoral researcer, demonstrated their organisational and baking skills by hosting a 'Bake Sale' in aid of the Irish Cancer Society and Mental Health Charities in the Western Gateway building on Friday 25th November.

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CSI Investigate Jelly Brain and the case of the Protective Skull

CSI Investigate Jelly Brain and the case of the Protective Skull

  • 01 Dec 2016

Cork neuroScientists Investigators Caitríona Long-Smith, Shane Hegarty, Shauna Wallace-Fitzsimons and Marc O’Sullivan, with the help of 5th Class from Scoil an Spioraid Naoimh, Buachaillí, donned their CSI badges and began to look for clues... does a healthy life style protect the brain? Are we allowed to eat the jelly brain? What will happen when Shane drops the egg?

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Dr Cara Hueston receives Society for Neuroscience Development Award

Dr Cara Hueston receives Society for Neuroscience Development Award

  • 24 Oct 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Cara Hueston, a post-doctoral researcher working with Dr. Yvonne Nolan and Prof. John Cryan in the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience, who has recently been awarded a prestigious Trainee Professional Development Award by the Society for Neuroscience.

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GUT INSTINCT Art, Food and Feeling opens at Glucksman Gallery

GUT INSTINCT Art, Food and Feeling opens at Glucksman Gallery

  • 25 Nov 2016

GUT INSTINCT Art, Food and Feeling opened to a large audience at the Glucksman Gallery last night. Curated by Chris Clarke, John Cryan and Fiona Kearney the exhibtion was opened by Cónal Creedon writer in residence UCC following a panel discussion with the curators and participating artists.

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McGlacken & Schellekens paper gives food for thought in Irish Times article

McGlacken & Schellekens paper gives food for thought in Irish Times article

  • 14 Nov 2016

Dr Gerard McGlacken, lecturer in Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Dr Harriët Schellekens lecturer in Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience have generated media interest following the publication of a recent research article in the journal 'Scientific Reports'.

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EU Commissioner Carlos Moedas visits Dept of Anatomy & Neuroscience -video added

EU Commissioner Carlos Moedas visits Dept of Anatomy & Neuroscience -video added

  • 14 Nov 2016

The Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience welcomed European Commissioner Carlos Moedas to the FLAME laboratory on Friday 4th November, where staff and students showcased department research and teaching activities.

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Dr Gerard O'Keeffe receives substantial SFI Career Development Award

Dr Gerard O'Keeffe receives substantial SFI Career Development Award

  • 25 Oct 2016

Congratulations to Dr Gerard O'Keeffe who has just received a Career Development Award from Science Foundation Ireland as part of a €22 Million Government Investment in next generation research talent.  This career development award is one of 20 such research projects across Ireland to be supported through this new Government research funding announced by  Minister of State for Training, Skills and Innovation, John Halligan TD this week.

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Congratulations to Dr Yvonne Nolan UCC's Research Supervisor of the Year

Congratulations to Dr Yvonne Nolan UCC's Research Supervisor of the Year

  • 20 Oct 2016

Congratulations to Dr Yvonne Nolan who has been awarded the UCC Research Supervisor of the Year Award 2016. Yvonne was awarded this honour by Professor Anita Maguire Vice President for Research & Innovation, and the award was presented to Yvonne by President Michael Murphy at the UCC Staff Award Ceremony in the Aula Maxima on Thursday evening 6th October.

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Prof. Cryan delivers Plenary Lecture at World Congress on Pain in Yokohama

Prof. Cryan delivers Plenary Lecture at World Congress on Pain in Yokohama

  • 19 Oct 2016

Professor Cryan delivered a Plenary Lecture at the International Association of Study of Pain (IASP) World Congress on Pain. His talk "The Gut Microbiota: A Key Regulator of Visceral Pain”  was given in the 5000 seater Yokohama National Convention Hall.

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Dr. Shane Hegarty awarded Neuroscience Ireland Early Career Award

Dr. Shane Hegarty awarded Neuroscience Ireland Early Career Award

  • 30 Sep 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Shane Hegarty, Lecturer and Researcher in the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience, who was recently awarded the 'Neuroscience Ireland Early Career Investigator Award' Medal,  and as winner was also invited to present his research at the Neuroscience Ireland Young Neuroscientist Symposium 2016 in Trinity College Dublin.

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Erasmus programme interns enjoying life in Anatomy

Erasmus programme interns enjoying life in Anatomy

  • 14 Sep 2016

The Department welcomes Erasmus programme anatomy prosector interns Bérénice Hohl and Alina Schneider, both graduates from the University of Bochum, Germany.

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Excellent departmental representation at ECNP meeting in Vienna

Excellent departmental representation at ECNP meeting in Vienna

  • 21 Sep 2016

The Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience was very well representation at the 29th European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) meeting 'for the science and treatment of disorders of the brain' in Vienna, Austria, from the 17th to 29th September.

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Shauna Wallace Fitzsimons wins prize at Young Neuroscientists Symposium

Shauna Wallace Fitzsimons wins prize at Young Neuroscientists Symposium

  • 09 Sep 2016

Congratulations to Ms. Shauna Wallace Fitzsimons who won second prize for her poster presentation "Novel Investigations of Central Oxytocin Receptor Signalling and Crosstalk in the Microbiota-Brain-Gut Axis” at the Young Neuroscientists Symposium held  in Trinity College Dublin on the 1st of September 2016.

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UCC Neuroscientists make their mark at Young Neuroscientists Symposium

UCC Neuroscientists make their mark at Young Neuroscientists Symposium

  • 08 Sep 2016

A busy day for Neuroscience researchers in the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience who organised, presented and received awards at Neuroscience Ireland's 'Young Neuroscientists Symposium 2016' held in Trinity College Dublin on September 1st.

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 American Association of Anatomists interview Joy Balta for 'Anatomy Now'

American Association of Anatomists interview Joy Balta for 'Anatomy Now'

  • 24 Aug 2016

Program development coordinator in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience Joy Balta was recently invited to discuss his research findings and current publication with the American Association of Anatomists communications manager Elizabeth Austin.

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5 Questions on Neuroscience Research

5 Questions on Neuroscience Research

  • 17 Aug 2016

Dr Shane Hegarty talks about his research at UCC, which aims to develop new therapies for Parkinson’s disease, and the advice he would give to students considering a career in science. 

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Dr Schellekens Organises and Speaks in Symposium at “Serotonin in Seattle”

Dr Schellekens Organises and Speaks in Symposium at “Serotonin in Seattle”

  • 11 Aug 2016

The symposium, organised by Dr Harriët Schellekens, lecturer Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, took place in Seattle on Wednesday 27th July under the auspices of The 12th International Society for Serotonin Research Meeting “Serotonin in Seattle” which ran from the 24th to 27th July 2016 at the Edgewater Hotel, Seattle, USA.

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‘BRAINTALK’ project featured in Irish Research Council Annual Report

‘BRAINTALK’ project featured in Irish Research Council Annual Report

  • 09 Aug 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Shane Hegarty, Dr. Gerard O’Keeffe and Professor Aideen Sullivan, whose BRAINTALK project has been selected as a 'fascinating project' by the The Irish Research Council and features in their Annual Report 2015 just published. Link to section of IRC Annual Report

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Congratulations Dr Anand Gururajan wins Young Investigators Travel Award

Congratulations Dr Anand Gururajan wins Young Investigators Travel Award

  • 26 Jul 2016

Congratulations to Dr Anand Gururajan who was recently awarded the prestigious Rafaelsen Young Investigators Travel Award at the 2016 International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) World Congress in Seoul, Korea.

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PUBLIC SEMINAR: CARING Perspectives: Living with Dementia and the Caregiver Experience

PUBLIC SEMINAR: CARING Perspectives: Living with Dementia and the Caregiver Experience

  • 21 Nov 2016

 

Department of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Science

Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation

University College Cork 

in conjunction with the APC Microbiome Institute and with kind sponsorship from the Health Research Board

Invite you to attend

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Healthy Aging - Focus on Caregiver Stress

Healthy Aging - Focus on Caregiver Stress

  • 08 Jun 2016

'Healthy Aging - Focus on Caregiver Stress' Meeting to be held in G06 Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, Thursday June 23rd 2.00 – 6.00 PM, All Welcome

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Workshop: 'Palliative Care in Neurodegeneration with a focus on Dementia

Workshop: 'Palliative Care in Neurodegeneration with a focus on Dementia

  • 20 May 2016

An interdisciplinary workshop on “Palliative Care in Neurodegeneration with a focus on Dementia: Addressing complex questions through interdisciplinary research and reflection” will take place in the Kingsley hotel in Cork on Friday, 27th May. 

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UCC Neuroscientists promote 'Healthy Brain Ageing' in local primary schools

UCC Neuroscientists promote 'Healthy Brain Ageing' in local primary schools

  • 11 Apr 2016

“Tús Maith Leath na hOibre” During Brain Awareness Week, March 14-20, 2016 a group of UCC neuroscientists engaged children from five local primary schools Glounthaune, Greenmount, Glasheen Girls, Glasheen Boys and St Finbarres in fun activities to promote the importance of brain health during childhood.

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Scientists in Cork uncover link between gut microbes and nerves.

Scientists in Cork uncover link between gut microbes and nerves.

  • 05 Apr 2016

The Guardian. The Irish Times, and RTE News, today published articles on how Professor John Cryan and his research teams in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience and APC Microbiome Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioural Science have discovered a previously unknown connection between the mix of microbes in our gut and how our nerves work.

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Dr Barry Boland organises Brain Awareness Meeting. All Welcome

Dr Barry Boland organises Brain Awareness Meeting. All Welcome

  • 11 Mar 2016

Organised by Dr Barry Boland, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics UCC and part of International Brain Awareness Week you are invited to attend this free public meeting, to learn more about the impact of brain health in our daily lives.

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'All about the Brain' team relay through wind rain and snow.

'All about the Brain' team relay through wind rain and snow.

  • 02 Mar 2016

On what must have been the wettest night of this year team 'All about the Brain' relayed through the night to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society.

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Congratulations Dr Shane Hegarty - Charlemont Scholar

Congratulations Dr Shane Hegarty - Charlemont Scholar

  • 29 Feb 2016

Congratulations to Dr Shane Hegarty who was awarded the 'Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Grant 2016', at a the Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Grant Awards Ceremony 2016 on Monday 15th February 2016. 

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Thanksgiving Service

Thanksgiving Service

  • 09 Feb 2016

The Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience is hosting its third Thanksgiving Service in memory of the people who have donated their bodies for medical research.

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Dr Anand Gururajan awarded prestigious 2016 Marie Sklowdoska-Curie Fellowship.

Dr Anand Gururajan awarded prestigious 2016 Marie Sklowdoska-Curie Fellowship.

  • 01 Feb 2016

Dr Anand Gururajan, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience, was recently awarded the prestigious 2016 Marie Sklowdoska-Curie Individual Fellowship. 

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UCC Researchers Focus on Gene Silencing Approaches for Huntington's Disease

UCC Researchers Focus on Gene Silencing Approaches for Huntington's Disease

  • 30 Nov 2015

Prof. John F. Cryan and Prof.Caitriona O'Driscoll two researchers in University College Cork with very different backgrounds & expertise came together to combine their research efforts to develop therapies for or the neurodegenerative condition Huntington’s Disease (HD).

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Caitríona seeking Healthy Volunteers for study on role of Magnesium on Memory

Caitríona seeking Healthy Volunteers for study on role of Magnesium on Memory

  • 11 Nov 2015

At Health Matters Day in UCC, Dr Caitríona Long-Smith began her search for healthy volunteers, to take part in a study which investigates the role of magnesium in counteracting the negative effects of aging and stress on memory.

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Shane completes Marathon and raises over €2000 for Move4Parkinson’s

Shane completes Marathon and raises over €2000 for Move4Parkinson’s

  • 02 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Dr Shane Hegarty, who successfully completed the Dublin City Marathon in aid of Move4Parkinson’s and to date has raised in excess of €2000.

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 Playing Your Heart Out – Science and music merge

Playing Your Heart Out – Science and music merge

  • 21 Sep 2015

Science and music merged in front of a full Aula Maxima on Friday 18th September as some of the world's most celebrated musicians and composers came face-to-face with the finest minds in neuroscience and physiology at ‘Playing Your Heart Out’ as part of the Sounds from a Safe Harbour festival. 

 

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Prof. Cryan leads €4.8 million collaboration on autism research

Prof. Cryan leads €4.8 million collaboration on autism research

  • 27 Aug 2015

A €4.8 million 4-year project led by Prof. John Cryan and Prof Ted Dinan (Psychiatry) and in which Dr. Harriet Schellekens is also playing a key role, has recently been announced with 4D pharma plc, a UK-based pharmaceutical company focusing on the development of live biotherapeutics,  for Autism Spectrum Disorder and associated CNS Disorders ('ASD'). 

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“Exploring Parkinson’s with Art” Workshop at Glucksman Gallery, UCC

“Exploring Parkinson’s with Art” Workshop at Glucksman Gallery, UCC

  • 31 Jul 2015

On Tuesday, 28th July, 22 People with Parkinson’s and some of their family members participated in an “Exploring Parkinson’s with Art” workshop in the Glucksman gallery.

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Dr Olivia O’Leary receives Outstanding Junior Faculty Award

Dr Olivia O’Leary receives Outstanding Junior Faculty Award

  • 22 Jun 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Olivia O’Leary who was honoured with the 2015 Outstanding Junior Faculty Award from the International and Neural Genetics Society (IBANGS). 

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BSc Neuroscience fourth year class hold Tea Party for Alzheimer's Society

BSc Neuroscience fourth year class hold Tea Party for Alzheimer's Society

  • 15 May 2015

On Thursday 14th May, the BSc Neuroscience fourth year class held a Tea Party in Western Gateway Building to raise funds for The Alzheimer's Society of Ireland. They chose this worthwhile charity for their fundraising efforts, to mark their farewell to the Department and to UCC .

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Dr. Siobhain O’ Mahony speaks at an Inserm high level training workshop.

Dr. Siobhain O’ Mahony speaks at an Inserm high level training workshop.

  • 28 Apr 2015

Dr. Siobhain O’ Mahony gave a high level training session on “The Microbiota and Neurodevelopmental time windows” at the Inserm workshop “Intestinal microbiota: from bench to bedside” which took place in Bordeaux from the 13th to 15th April.

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Professor John F.Cryan to speak at WIRED Health 2015: Decoding the Brain

Professor John F.Cryan to speak at WIRED Health 2015: Decoding the Brain

  • 24 Apr 2015

Professor John F Cryan will speak at WIRED Health 2015 on today Friday 24th April as part of the Decoding the Brain session. WIRED 2015 will bring together the innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs defining the future with powerful ideas

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Dr Cora O’Neill speaks at Gordon Research Conference Ventura USA

Dr Cora O’Neill speaks at Gordon Research Conference Ventura USA

  • 31 Mar 2015

Dr Cora O’Neill gave a talk entitled “Insulin and IGF-1 signalling system defects in Alzheimer’s disease: learning from this system in diabetes and cancer” at the recent Gordon Research Conference on IGF-1 and insulin system in Physiology and Disease held earlier this month in Ventura, California.

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UCC Neuroscientists visit local primary schools for Brain Awareness Week

UCC Neuroscientists visit local primary schools for Brain Awareness Week

  • 31 Mar 2015

In association with Brain Awareness Week (16 – 22 March 2015), Dr. Aideen Sullivan, Dr. Yvonne Nolan, Dr. Cara Hueston and Dr. Caitriona Long-Smith visited local primary schools to engage children in fun lessons and activities in order to learn about the brain.

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Cork NeuroScience Centre, designated Centre of Excellence in Neurodegeneration

Cork NeuroScience Centre, designated Centre of Excellence in Neurodegeneration

  • 25 Mar 2015

A UCC submission led by Dr Cora O’Neill, Director of the Cork NeuroScience Centre, has led to the Cork NeuroScience Centre being designated as a “Centre of Excellence in Neurodegeneration” (CoEN) after a national and international review process.

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All about That Brain! at the 24 hour Relay for Life event

All about That Brain! at the 24 hour Relay for Life event

  • 02 Mar 2015

On February 27th-28th a team of UCC Neuroscientists, led by Dr Aideen Sullivan, took to the track on the Mardyke Arena for 24 hours, in the annual Relay for Life.

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Neuroscience without Borders

Neuroscience without Borders

  • 24 Feb 2015

Cork is a long way from the island city of Florianopolis in Brazil, but it has been an incredibly fruitful journey so far for three Brazilian neuroscience PhD students at UCC. 

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Caitriona Long-Smith receives SFI Advance Award for female researchers in STEM

Caitriona Long-Smith receives SFI Advance Award for female researchers in STEM

  • 16 Feb 2015

Under Science Foundation Ireland’s new initiative to promote female researchers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Dr. Caitríona Long-Smith has recently received an Advance Award. 

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John Cryan awarded Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre Scientist of the Year

John Cryan awarded Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre Scientist of the Year

  • 26 Jan 2015

Congratulations to Professor John F. Cryan who was honoured as APC scientist of the year

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Ed Yong award-winning science writer and blogger captivates his audience in UCC

Ed Yong award-winning science writer and blogger captivates his audience in UCC

  • 11 Nov 2014

Ed Yong award-winning science writer visited the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience on his trip to UCC

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Family Fun in Flame Lab for Science Week

Family Fun in Flame Lab for Science Week

  • 11 Nov 2014

An educational and fun day took place in the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience’s FLAME lab on Sunday 9th of November, as part of Science week Family Open Day, which was held in the Western Gateway building.

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Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience welcomes nobel laureate John O'Keefe

Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience welcomes nobel laureate John O'Keefe

  • 17 Dec 2014

The Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience Hippocampus in Health and Disease Symposium, hosts nobel Laureate John O'Keefe as guest speaker.

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ECNP News Features Harriet

ECNP News Features Harriet

  • 13 Nov 2014

Dr Harriet Schellekens interviewed at ECNP congress Berlin.

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Research links between Dentistry and Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

Research links between Dentistry and Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

  • 29 Oct 2014

Dr. Eric Downer, Dept. Anatomy and Neuroscience, has published a new article with colleagues in Cork University Dental School and Hospital in the International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology.

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Science Week: Interactive tours of the human body in the FLAME LAB

Science Week: Interactive tours of the human body in the FLAME LAB

  • 28 Oct 2014

There is a whole load of fun, and lots of interesting things happening in Cork to Celebrate Science week.

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UCC scientists investigate causes of stress

UCC scientists investigate causes of stress

  • 14 Oct 2014

Last week  UCC scientists published their finding about why some people suffer from stress more than others in  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Here's how the media reacted on Storify

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Dr Olivia O'Leary Interviewed by RTE Radio na Gaeltachta and Newstalk radio
Dr Eric Downer to speak at Biochemistry Seminar Series

Dr Eric Downer to speak at Biochemistry Seminar Series

  • 20 Mar 2014

Dr Eric Downer Lecturer and Principal Investigator Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience has been invited to speak at UCC Biochemistry Seminar Series

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TRAP-ing cellular changes in Multiple Sclerosis

TRAP-ing cellular changes in Multiple Sclerosis

  • 29 Jan 2014

TRAP-ing cellular changes in Multiple Sclerosis

UCC’s Dr Eric Downer (Dept. Anatomy and Neuroscience) and Neurologist Dr. Orna O’Toole (Mercy University Hospital) have successfully been awarded funding under UCC’s School of Medicine Translational Research Access Programme (TRAP). The study entitled “Interferon-β signalling as a Cannabinoid target in Multiple Sclerosis” was one of seven projects awarded funding under the 2013 call.

 

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