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Funding Awarded

8 awards

  • Intervention of antimicrobial resistance transfer into the food chain (INART)

    Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR)

    Soil and water have been identified as reservoirs of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the food chain as the most likely mode of AMR transfer into human and animal pathogens. Manure is reused as soil fertiliser in which food plants grow and is a source of...

  • The LinKT (Linking into Knowledge Translation) project: connecting, integrating and translating evidence to make a difference for families

    Increasing evidence highlights the effectiveness of early intervention and prevention parenting interventions for improving the mental health and wellbeing of parents and children in the earliest years. However, these are often complex, difficult to implement effectively and fail to reach the most vulnerable families. Accessible,...

  • Novel immune targets in Multiple Sclerosis

    In Multiple Sclerosis Interferonb has been used as a first line treatment regimen for the past 15 years and many patients have shown therapeutic benefit and continue to do so from this 'natural' immune modulator. However, for others interferonb shows no clear therapeutic benefit and we are looking into how to change these patients into...

  • Comparative mass spectrometric profiling of the dystrophin complexome in normal versus pathological muscles with differing degrees of fibre degeneration

    Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most commonly inherited neuromuscular disease of early childhood. The disorder affects almost exclusively boys due to the fact that the defective gene is located on the X-chromosome. The skeletal musculature, the respiratory system,the heart and the central nervous system are majorly affected in...

  • The Irish Stroke Clinical Trials Network

    Background: Stroke is the second leading cause of death in the world, leading cause of new disability, and a major cause of dementia and health costs. Stroke Research Networks have been established in the UK, North America, and Australia, leading to improvements in stroke treatments.
    Aim: We aim to set up a Stroke Clinical Trials...

  • HRB Ireland Perinatal Clinical Trials Network

    This application to support an all-island of Ireland clinical trial network for mothers and babies represents a new and exciting collaboration between two established research groups; the Irish Centre for Fetal and neonatal Translational Research (INFANT) and Perinatal Ireland. The main aim of INFANT is to develop novel therapies and...

  • Irish Primary Care Trials Network (IPC Trials Network)

    Primary care, provided mainly by your local general practitioner (GP), is the first port of call for most patients when sick, and is where over 90% of all health problems can be addressed. GPs and their team make decisions every day on how best to treat each patient they meet. It is important that GPs can draw on firm evidence to make...

  • Improving outcomes after critical illness

     

    Doctors, nurses and scientists in Ireland who work with critically unwell patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) have come together so that they can find new treatments for patients in Ireland. A group like us working in Australia, discovered simple treatments that have saved lives while reducing costs (by over half a...