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Dr Saab and Team Successfully Secure Prestigious HRB DIFA 2020 Grant

14 Jan 2021

successful in securing a Health Research Board Definitive Interventions and Feasibility Award (HRB DIFA) grant

Dr Mohamad M. Saab and a team of National and International Researchers and Public Representatives were successful in securing a Health Research Board Definitive Interventions and Feasibility Award (HRB DIFA) grant titled: “Enhancing Men's Awareness of Testicular Diseases (E-MAT): A Feasibility Study and Study Within A Trial (SWAT)” to the value of €391,821. This 30-month project will commence in June 2021. Data will be collected from young men in Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) clubs in Ireland. This project will help raise young men’s awareness of testicular diseases using a bespoke and innovative virtual reality intervention. Lead Researcher: Dr Mohamad M. Saab Co-Applicants: Dr Frances Shiely; Dr Janas Harrington; Professor Josephine Hegarty; Dr Darren Dahly; Dr Aileen Murphy; Mr David Murphy; and Dr Martin Davoren. Collaborators: Dr Margaret Landers; Dr Serena FitzGerald; Dr Gillian Shorter; Mr Eoghan Cooke; Mr Alan O’Connor; Mr Stephen Goggin; Professor Steve Robertson; and Dr Michael Rovito.

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