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RCSI discovery on children’s bone growth to advance development of bone healing therapies

Study opens new avenues for bone repair in adults with severe fractures and bone degeneration Irish scientists are developing an advanced technology to speed up bone repair in adults who have suffered severe fractures and bone degeneration. This follows the identification of a gene which explains why children’s stem cells form bone very quickly. Scientists […]

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RCSI research into bowel cancer drugs to have impact on tailored patient treatments

Drug development and the cost of treatments to health care funders also impacted by findings Researchers in RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) have conducted further in-depth research to predict how patients with bowel (colorectal) cancer will respond effectively to chemotherapy, to ensure that patients will get the most suitable type of treatment from […]

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Almac Discovery and RCSI enter research collaboration

Almac Discovery and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and have announced a research collaboration aimed at understanding how to target therapy-resistant cancer tumors. To read the full article, please use following link:

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RCSI awards contract for €9.5 million expansion of Education and Research Building at Beaumont Hospital to the Stewart Group

RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) has announced that it has awarded the main construction contract for the extension of the RCSI Education and Research Centre, Smurfit Building at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin to the Stewart Group. RCSI will invest in the region of €11 million in the development of the construction of the 30,000 […]

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10 Things to Know About…” presenter to be put through paces on VR medical training simulators at RCSI

2016 will be known as the year when virtual reality (VR) finally broke into the entertainment mainstream, but is it paving the way for the future of healthcare education? This topic will be explored in this evening’s episode of RTE’s programme, “10 Things to Know About…” which will look at some of the virtual reality […]

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RCSI research and innovations on concussion and balance rehabilitation to feature on RTE science show

Sports performance is on the agenda for evening’s episode of RTE One programme, “10 Things to Know About…”, and research into concussion, human movement, balance and dizziness by RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) experts will be at the forefront of this programme. This episode, featuring Dr Dara Meldrum of RCSI’s School of Physiotherapy […]

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Healthcare Experts to Discuss Treatment, Recovery and Life after Stroke at RCSI MyHealth Free Public Lecture

Revolutionary clot retrieval procedure now being performed on patients at Beaumont Hospital dramatically improves patient outcomes People who suffer a stroke can face a number of challenges in how it will impact their everyday lives. However, the quicker patients receive immediate treatment for stroke, in terms of early identification and medical procedures, the less damage […]

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900 healthcare and research professionals to graduate from RCSI at November Conferring Ceremonies

Celebrations commenced with Conferring Dinner and President’s Teaching Awards 15 November 2016 RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) conferred 200 candidates with undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at two conferring ceremonies at the College on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. These are the first of four November conferring ceremonies, which will see a total of 925 […]

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RTE science show “10 Things to Know About…” to explore RCSI bone regeneration research

RCSI research to feature three episodes in current series Research from RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) will feature prominently in the television programme “10 Things to Know About…” which kicks off on RTE One at 8.30pm this evening. RCSI will feature in three of the six episodes in this; the second series of […]

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New programme to Advance Clinical Research Capability

A team of Irish clinical academics have secured one of seven major awards that have been made across the UK and Ireland by the Wellcome Trust as part of an initiative to increase clinical research capability.  The scheme, which will be known as the Wellcome – HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme, will support the […]

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Celebration to mark 10 years of Graduate Entry Medicine in Ireland takes place in RCSI

Doctors who completed the Graduate Entry Medicine programme in RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) return to the College today to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the introduction of this innovative new approach to educating doctors. In 2006, RCSI became the first medical school in Ireland to admit students to a four-year Graduate […]

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RCSI Prof McGuigan on TEDx Dublin – Saving Lives with Sunlight

  Watch the RCSI Foundation Year Cycle Director, Prof Kevin McGuigan, deliver his TEDx talk in Dublin. Prof McGuigan has been working for years with solar water disinfection in many countries across Africa and other developing countries around the world.    

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