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Expanding Ireland’s involvement in clinical trials

29 September 2016

More Irish people will have access to multi-centre clinical trials as a result of HRB Clinical Research Coordination Ireland (HRB -CRCI) which is officially launched today. The hub will be central to building Ireland’s reputation...[more]

Mild oxygen deficits to the brain at birth impact long term IQ and rate of disability

20 September 2016

A new HRB-funded study, shows that a mild blood or oxygen deficit at birth, which leads to a condition called Hypoxic Ischaematic Encephalopathy (HIE) can result in children having lower IQ than their peers at the age of five and...[more]

New programme to advance clinical research capability among doctors

13 September 2016

The scheme, which will be known as Wellcome – HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme, will support the intake of eight postgraduate trainee doctors a year for a five-year period, providing fully integrated clinical and...[more]

Register for the Launch of HRB CRCI

6 September 2016

There’s a great line up in place for the official launch of HRB Clinical Research Co-ordination Ireland on 29 September in the Gibson Hotel. [more]

Immune system plays major role in regulation of body weight

1 September 2016

New research involving a team of Irish, American and Canadian researchers reveals that the immune system could be responsible for as much as 40% of our body’s ability to regulate weight.[more]

Got a great healthcare innovation?

18 August 2016

Submit an entry for the HRB Healthcare Innovation Award at the Irish Medical and Surgical Trade Association (IMSTA) Med Tech Awards 2016.[more]

Screening tool proven to reduce adverse drug reactions among elderly patients

28 July 2016

A HRB-funded study has shown how a simple intervention can substantially reduce adverse drug reactions, improve patient outcomes and make significant savings to patient and exchequer medication costs.[more]

Dialysis patients who smoke die earlier

28 July 2016

They also are less likely to get a transplant according to new research conducted at University Limerick which is co-funded by the Health Research Board and the Irish Heart Foundation.[more]

How can recruitment to clinical trials be improved?

25 July 2016

Now is your chance to have your say and see if your ideas will be listed in the 'Top-ten' most important unanswered questions about how people join trials. [more]

HRB publish latest data from Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2015

21 July 2016

Figures show young people between 20-24 years of age had the highest rate of all admissions at 577.7 per 100,000 population. The 18-19 year olds had the highest rate of first admissions at 287.0 per 100,000 which has been the...[more]

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