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European Nutrition Leadership Platform

Apr 27, 2016
European Nutrition Leadership Platform Ruairi Robertson recently attended the European Nutrition Leadership Platform (ENLP) in Luxemburg.  The ENLP aims to provide leadership, communication and career development skills to early-stage researchers, industry and policy professionals in the fie More

On Sabbatical at APC – Professor Ian Sanderson

On Sabbatical at APC – Professor Ian Sanderson Ian Sanderson came to the APC Microbiome Institute last autumn from Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust for a period of sabbatical research.  Ian is a paediatric gastroenterologist, and for 15 years, has led a large depa More

Profile – Pauline Scanlan

Profile - Pauline Scanlan Pauline Scanlan recently joined the APC Microbiome Institute as a Royal Society-Science Foundation Ireland University Research Fellow.  She has a BSc in Plant and Microbial Biotechnology and a PhD in Medicine from University College Cork. In 2008, she moved to the D More

Gut Microbes Regulate Myelination in the Brain

Apr 6, 2016
Gut Microbes Regulate Myelination in the Brain APC scientists have shown for the first time that gut bacteria have a direct physical effect on the brain. The researchers have shown that myelination of nerves in the prefrontal cortex region of the brain is dependent on the presence of the host More

Talking Science – without the jargon

Apr 2, 2016
Talking Science – without the jargon Would you like to know more about using probiotics to treat cancer, diet and Listeria monocytogenes infection, making more soluble medicines, or how about learning about a brand new drug for treating cystic fibrosis? These are just some of the excitin More

APC Hosts Microbiome Expert Workshop in Brussels

Mar 31, 2016
Microbiome Workshop, Brussels: A Summary & Presentations The next generation of functional foods and animal feed will be directed towards the microbiome to improve health, drive food production and support a more sustainable agriculture. These were the starting points of discussions at More

APC Spin-out Company Creates New Jobs in Cork

Feb 16, 2016
APC Spin-out Company Creates New Jobs in Cork Tucana Health Ltd is a new spin-out from the APC Microbiome Institute founded by Professors Fergus Shanahan and Paul O’Toole to investigate how the composition of bacterial communities in the gut can aid the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Sci More

Summer Bursaries at APC

Jan 20, 2016
Summer Studentships at APC   Do you want to gain valuable laboratory research experience in a world-leading research centre?  Are you a student studying a biological science or medicine who will have completed 2-3 years years of undergraduate study this summer? The APC Microbiome Institut More
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