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A local child who is battling a rare and aggressive cancer has just a four per cent chance of survival by availing of the treatment for the condition in this country.
Friends of a local rowing champion who is awaiting a bone marrow transplant are spearheading a campaign to heighten awareness about the importance of becoming donors.
An AIT research project, which could lead to the development of a treatment for pneumonia, has been announced as part of a €13.5m package in health research funding by Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar.
Mayo’s efforts to paint the county pink in 2014 raised more than €90,500 for breast cancer research.
World-leading experts from the field of stem cell science have convened at NUI Galway last night and again todayfor the Galway International Stem Cell Conference which will focus on the latest developments in basic science and translational aspects of Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) research in Ireland, the UK and worldwide.
A new world-class medical device research centre is to be established at NUI Galway as part of a €245 million national investment in science and technology announced this week. The funding will see five new Science Foundation Ireland research centres established around the country, with NUI Galway playing a key role in three of these.
NUIG will be hosting a public forum on diabetes, delving into what research is doing to advance treatments for complications of Type 2 diabetes.
NUI Galway researchers are part of an exciting EU-funded project looking at how stem cells from adult fat tissue could be used to activate the regeneration of cartilage. If successful, their work could lead to effective new treatments for millions of osteoarthritis sufferers. Positive, early results indicate the treatment could become a reality for patients within the next five years.
The 16th Galway Science and Technology Festival attracted a record 20,000 visitors to its final day at NUI Galway on Sunday.
One hundred and twenty five jobs to be created in construction of €20m NUI Galway Clinical & Translational Research Facility
Work has begun on NUI Galway’s €20m Clinical Research Facility and Translational Research Facility (CRF-TRF). The contract to construct the four-storey building (gross floor area 5,345m?) has been awarded to BAM Building Ltd. The construction period is anticipated to be 16 months and will create 125 construction jobs at its peak.