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15 years of exploring our gut

  Click to open and read Research indicates that the vast ecosystem of organisms that lives in our digestive systems might be as complex and influential as our genes in everything from cancer to obesity, and for the past 15 years, one of Ireland’s leading research centres, APC Microbiome Ireland (APC), has been advancing our understanding of […]

APC Microbiome Institute Launched

APC Microbiome Institute Launched 28 August 2015 The APC Microbiome Institute was formally launched as a national institute within University College Cork on 28th August 2015, in recognition of the significantly increased scale of research activities and the importance of microbes in health. Fifty new jobs were announced, arising largely from the capacity of the […]

APC announces research alliance with 4D pharma plc

APC announces research alliance with 4D pharma plc The APC Microbiome Institute is pleased to announce a research collaboration with 4D pharma plc to develop live biotherapeutics for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and associated CNS Disorders. The programme, worth  €4.8 million, will support several hi-tech jobs in Cork. According to Duncan Peyton, CEO of the UK-based pharmaceutical […]

Prof. Cryan Awarded Elsevier Distinguished Lecturer Prize

Prof. Cryan Awarded Elsevier Distinguished Lecturer Prize At the recent annual meeting of the Neurobehavioral Teratology Society (NBTS) in Montreal, Canada Prof Cryan was awarded the Elsevier Distinguished Lecturer Prize. He joins a roll call of top researchers who have received the prize in the past http://www.nbts.org/meetings/meeting-awards/elsevier-distinguished-lecturers/ His lecture was entitled “Microbiota-Gut Brain-Axis: From Neurodevelopment to […]

Fergus Shanahan awarded honorary DSc

Fergus Shanahan awarded honorary DSc Fergus Shanahan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at UCC & Director of the APC Microbiome Institute has been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Science at UCD. A graduate of UCD Medical School, Fergus Shanahan is a leading international expert in the area of gastrointestinal research. Fergus’ research […]

Ruairi Robertson receives Fulbright Award

Linking Irish science with industry and society through excellence in research, education and outreach in gastrointestinal health.

Second Genome Announces Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Alliance with the APC

Linking Irish science with industry and society through excellence in research, education and outreach in gastrointestinal health.

Ian O’Neill a Winner at Science for All

Linking Irish science with industry and society through excellence in research, education and outreach in gastrointestinal health.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny announces collaboration between APC Microbiome Institute and Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Linking Irish science with industry and society through excellence in research, education and outreach in gastrointestinal health.

Your state of mind might be dependent on your state of gut- John Cryan’s TEDMED video launched

Linking Irish science with industry and society through excellence in research, education and outreach in gastrointestinal health.