Published: 18 December 2015
HRB announce 47 Knowledge Exchange and Dissemination awards.
Published: 17 December 2015
Health Research Board welcomes the positive outcome for research in the European Data Protection Regulation
The Health Research Board welcomes the latest agreement on the European Data Protection Regulation which protects individuals interests while ensuring that vital health research that benefits society can continue.
Published: 15 December 2015
HRB figures show that almost two people died each day in Ireland during 2013 from poisoning, trauma or medical causes linked with drug use. A total of 679 people died in 2013. There have been 6002 deaths among people who use...
Published: 8 December 2015
Commenting on Innovation 2020, Graham Love, Chief Executive at the Health Research Board says, ‘This is a progressive and positive outlook for Irish science and health research'.
Published: 1 December 2015
The Health Research Board has led the development of a European report, 'Research Integrity: What it Means, Why it Is Important and How we Might Protect it', which will be published today by Science Europe. It examines...
Published: 26 November 2015
Physiotherapy, occupational therapy and technical aids are what people with physical and sensory disability need most to enable them to have fuller and more independent lives, according to the latest figures published today (26...
Published: 25 November 2015
HRB-funded researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland have found that important targets for preventative therapy were not being met. These included 68% of patients with a BMI greater than 25 (in other words...
Published: 23 November 2015
Patients were centre stage at a HRB event to showcase the clinical research infrastructure and trials taking place in Ireland as a result of an HRB investment of €100 million.
Published: 19 November 2015
Figures released by the Health Research Board show that there were 17,797 admissions to Irish psychiatric units and hospitals during 2014, a reduction of 660 from 18,457 in 2013.
Published: 5 November 2015
HRB-funded project pinpoints 'helper' cells that trigger other parts of the immune system to eradicate the infection.
Published: 29 October 2015
The project is one of two new projects that will look at how to best organise and deliver healthcare services in palliative care and epilepsy.
Published: 7 October 2015
Calls for the routine use of Erythropoietin (EPO) in patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has been called into question in a study just published in the Lancet, in which the newly formed HRB-funded Irish Critical Care...
Published: 5 October 2015
HRB-funded research shows 250% increase in polypharmacy, or the use of five or more medications by a single patient across all age groups
Published: 2 October 2015
A new electronic tool, developed in the Rotunda Hospital, which identifies pregnant women at risk of complications from blood clots, has won the HRB healthcare innovation award at the IMSTA Med-Tech awards.
Published: 1 October 2015
Analysis of over one million dialysis patients shows that tallness was associated with higher premature mortality risk and shorter life spans.
Published: 29 September 2015
Are you a clinician with a new healthcare product, service or idea? The HRB wants to highlight an opportunity for you to enter the Cleveland Clinic and Enterprise Ireland Clinical Innovation Award.
Published: 28 September 2015
The HRB Clinical Research Facility and the Lamb Institute for Translational Research will provide Irish researchers with state of the art facilities to conduct national and international research.
Published: 24 September 2015
The HRB-Trial Methodology Research Network holds its first symposium today in the Gibson Hotel, Dublin 1.
Published: 23 September 2015
HRB-funded research indicates we are spending €130 more per person than before the recession.
Published: 17 September 2015
A 12-country analysis, across five continents, involving 114,970 adults and lead by HRB-funded researcher Dr Andrew Smyth in NUI Galway has found that harmful alcohol use is linked with increased risk of alcohol-related cancers,...
Published: 7 September 2015
HRB-funded research by Professor Louise Kenny, UCC and the Cork University Maternity Hospital, on late pregnancy complications wins top paper 2014 in the Clinical Science category from the America Heart Association.
Published: 17 August 2015
Submit an entry for the HRB Healthcare Innovation Award at the Irish Medical and Surgical Trade Association (IMSTA) Med Tech Awards 2015.
Published: 11 August 2015
The Wellcome Trust is currently seeking people to sit on their peer-review panels. Closing date for applications is 9 September 2015.
Published: 21 July 2015
Interested in serving on the HRB Board? We currently have three vacancies. The details about the vacancies, eligibility and how to apply are available at http://www.stateboards.ie/stateboards/campaignAdvert/21080.htm . The...
Published: 9 July 2015
A discovery about how bacteria cling to the surfaces of medical devices, could have potential to significantly reduce infections from devices like catheters and other lines inserted into the body.