29 April 2017
Professor Noel Caplice, UCC, has shown in a trial, the first of its kind in the world, that low dose insulin-like growth factor, injected into the heart to repair damage to the muscle, improves remodelling for heart attack...
27 April 2017
Two new schemes will support 15 projects which range from topics like resource allocation in dementia care, to whether aspirin can help control diabetes in early pregnancy.
6 April 2017
The new Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) scheme targets healthcare professionals and others, and will bring a structured approach to research training in the clinical space.
4 April 2017
Health funding agencies in Northern Ireland (HSC R&D) and Ireland (HRB) have secured an €8.8 million investment to fund 10 healthcare intervention trials in Northern Ireland and border region* in Ireland. The funding comes from...
28 March 2017
A new European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity sets out principles of research integrity, criteria for good research practice, and describes how to prevent violations of research integrity. ALLEA, the European Federation...
21 March 2017
The prescribing of certain inappropriate medications by healthcare professionals is associated with a high risk of adverse drug events in older people in Ireland. In addition, the omission of some recommended medications from...
7 March 2017
The HRB will award and manage a new €10 million contract for TILDA, The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, on behalf of the Department of Health.
9 February 2017
The Health Research Board and the Public Health Agency (Northern Ireland) will support recruitment of staff to help maximise knowledge transfer of findings into policy and practice.
8 February 2017
Researchers from the HRB-funded Perinatal Ireland scoop two major honours at the word's most prestigious obstetric research meeting, the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM) annual clinical meeting in the USA.
1 February 2017
Dr Mairéad O'Driscoll, will be appointed Interim Chief Executive at the Health Research Board while recruitment for the position is underway.