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Researchers in the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics nominated for the Bridge Network 2018 Invention of the Year Award

Congratulations to Professor Thomas Walther on being shortlisted for the Bridge Network 2018 Invention of the Year Award. Members of Professor Walther's team, Andrew Moore and Maura Naughton have also been acknowledged for their role in collecting data in support of Professor Walther's research. 

Bridge Network is the largest technology transfer consortium in Ireland and comprises the techology transfer offices from University College Cork, Cork Institute of Techology, Teagasc and the Institute of Technology Tralee.  This award celebrates and recognises excellence in innovations and inventions whose benefits add significant impact to the economy and to society.

Announcing the 2018 Invention of the Year Awards Shortlist, Vice President of Research & Innovation, University College Cork and Chair of the Bridge Network Governance Committee, Professor Anita Maquire said " ... Outputs from our research in UCC, CIT, Teagasc and IT Tralee not only lead to breakthrough innovations and pioneering technologies across all industry sectors, but in addition through our knowlege transfer activities, we support our researchers on the journey of commercialisation ensuring the potential economic and societal impact of their work is optimised by the technology transfer capabilties of consortium member institutions."

The judging panel is comprised of Irish and international experts in research, innovation, commercialisation, knowlege transfer and industry. 

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10 Sep

Welcome Dr Maria Buckley

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International expert on Alzheimer's Disease, Professor Karen Hsiao Ashe, will deliver a talk on Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.

19 Jul

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Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics is located in the Western Gateway Building and in the School of Pharmacy on the main campus. From an administrative perspective, the Department is part of the School of Medicine, within the College of Medicine and Health. However, our staff are based both in the School of Medicine and the School of Pharmacy.

We have three overarching aims:

1. To provide excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. We teach students in the fields of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and the Basic Sciences across the Colleges of Medicine and Health and Science, Engineering and Food Science. More details availalbe in our Teaching link.

2. To excel in research. The research interests of the staff cross multiple systems. More details availalbe in our Research link.

3. To attract and inspire motivated, successful and content students and staff.

 

Facilities include both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research laboratories. These facilities incorporate cell and molecular biology facilities, microscopy, flow cytometry as well as facilities for traditional in vitro pharmacological techniques.

We look forward to engaging with all stakeholders in Pharmacology teaching and research to enhance the safety, quality and efficacy of pharmaceutical-based healthcare.

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Researchers in the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics nominated for the Bridge Network 2018 Invention of the Year Award

Congratulations to Professor Thomas Walther on being shortlisted for the Bridge Network 2018 Invention of the Year Award. Members of Professor Walther's team, Andrew Moore and Maura Naughton have also been acknowledged for their role in collecting data in support of Professor Walther's research. 

Bridge Network is the largest technology transfer consortium in Ireland and comprises the techology transfer offices from University College Cork, Cork Institute of Techology, Teagasc and the Institute of Technology Tralee.  This award celebrates and recognises excellence in innovations and inventions whose benefits add significant impact to the economy and to society.

Announcing the 2018 Invention of the Year Awards Shortlist, Vice President of Research & Innovation, University College Cork and Chair of the Bridge Network Governance Committee, Professor Anita Maquire said " ... Outputs from our research in UCC, CIT, Teagasc and IT Tralee not only lead to breakthrough innovations and pioneering technologies across all industry sectors, but in addition through our knowlege transfer activities, we support our researchers on the journey of commercialisation ensuring the potential economic and societal impact of their work is optimised by the technology transfer capabilties of consortium member institutions."

The judging panel is comprised of Irish and international experts in research, innovation, commercialisation, knowlege transfer and industry. 

Read Article
10 Sep

Welcome Dr Maria Buckley

03 Aug

Welcome Dr Cathal McCarthy

01 Aug

International expert on Alzheimer's Disease, Professor Karen Hsiao Ashe, will deliver a talk on Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.

19 Jul

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Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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