Search Results for 'School of Medicine'

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NUI Galway spin out Qpercom named winner of e-Assessment Award

NUI Galway spin out, Qpercom has been selected as winner for ‘Best Use of Summative Assessment 2019’. Winners were selected from a group of global assessment providers by a panel of highly experienced, international experts.

NUI Galway seek participants for autism in healthcare research study

The School of Medicine at NUI Galway is conducting the H-FIT study, which aims to improve access to healthcare for people on the autism spectrum. The research team are currently recruiting people on the autism spectrum and their caregivers. Participants who take part in the study will be asked to complete anonymous questionnaires and/or interviews about their experiences in healthcare.

NUI Galway study discovers novel approach to tackle bowel cancer

Scientists from the Regenerative Medicine Institute in the School of Medicine at NUI Galway, in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast, have found a new function for normal cells, called stromal cells, within tumours that point the way in better understaning and preciction of response to immunotherapy. The study has been published in the internationally renowned journal, Cancer Immunology Research.

NUI Galway develops novel devices to support people with Parkinson’s

NUI Galway is developing a suite of unobtrusive, wearable electronic devices to help manage the debilitating motor symptom of Parkinson’s disease, referred to as Freezing of Gait.

NUI study identifies successful dietary factors in Type 2 diabetes

A new study published this month in the international journal Diabetes Care, provides important clues as to the most effective components of dietary lifestyle interventions, to help people with type 2 diabetes better control their condition and lose weight.

NUI Galway researcher wins inaugural Allergan Innovation award

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An innovative approach to help breast cancer patients post-mastectomy has been awarded the Inaugural Allergan Innovation Award at NUI Galway. Dr Niamh O'Halloran, a researcher with the School of Medicine at NUI Galway, received the award for her project which seeks to use the body's own cells to avoid complications wih implants.

New approaches needed for young adults with diabetes, local research shows

New approaches in delivering care to young adults with type 1 diabetes are needed, according to researchers in Galway. A multi-disciplinary research team from NUI Galway and Galway University Hospitals have carried out a systematic review of international literature which has been published in the journal Diabetic Medicine.

NUI Galway spin out company Qpercom electronically marks final year medicine practical exams

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A total of 220 final year medical students from the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at NUI Galway recently completed their final year practical exams, the first time that these students and their examiners have participated in electronically marked exams provided by University spin out company, Qpercom.

Local study reveals new approach to treat breast cancers resistant to endocrine

Scientists at NUI Galway have completed a research study funded by Breast Cancer Now that has begun to unravel why women with estrogen receptor positive breast cancer develop a resistance to endocrine treatment, and have found a potential new approach to overcome the problem.

Groundbreaking conference to explore public’s contribution to healthcare research

The important role that members of the public can play in healthcare research will be one of the key issues discussed at an event being held in the city next week.

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