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Fred English, Anu Research Centre, UCC, winner of the HRB Watts medal 2011

Congratulations to Fred English from the Anu Research Centre at University College Cork on winning this year's Watts medal. Fred's research could prove a groundbreaking discovery...[more]

HRB CEO Enda Connolly with Lucas Grange and Owen Killan from Belvedere College

A project that proposes that a mobile phone could be used as a defibrillator wins the HRB sponsored prize at this year's Young Scientist exhibition...[more]

New protocol to identify high risk stroke patients
New screening protocol could accurately predict those at high and low risk of an imminent stroke

1 November 2010

In the November issue of the Lancet Neurology, researchers led by HRB Clinician Scientist Professor...

New medical device to target cancer tumours

27 October 2010

Results of the first clinical trial of a new medical device to target cancer tumours will be...

Carbon dioxide affects genes involved in inflammation and immunity
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22 October 2010

HRB funded researchers at the Conway Institute UCD have discovered that carbon dioxide levels in...

Wellcome boost for Irish health research
Dara Colleary TD, Sir Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust amd Mary Harney, Minister for Health and Children

29 September 2010

Irish researchers will benefit from a new partnership agreement between the Health Research Board...

Biomarkers could predict preeclampsia
The SCOPE team at University College Cork

12 September 2010

Research published today in the journal Hypertension and led by Louise Kenny, a HRB Clinician...

Morning sickness: still no relief
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9 September 2010

HRB funded researchers find no evidence of an effective remedy

26 million investment to transform health care delivery
Dr Teresa Maguire (HRB), Minister Mary Harney, Mr Enda Connolly (CEO HRB)

9 September 2010

Minister Mary Harney announces health research funding programme.