Feb 21, 2017
Dr Niall Hyland Appointed Vice President of the British Pharmacological Society
APC Faculty member Dr. Niall Hyland, Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, has been appointed Vice President of the British Pharmacological Society (BPS) with responsibility for meetings.
The BPS is a More
Feb 1, 2017
Paul Cotter features in "Trust me, I'm a Doctor "
What are fermented foods and which are best for improving our gut health?
This is one of the questions addressed in the first episode of the new series of “Trust me, I’m a Doctor” which was broadcast on BBC2 TV at 8pm on Wednesday 1 More
Lifetime Scholarly Contribution Recognised by RIA
Professor Fergus Shanahan, Director, APC Microbiome Institute, and Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at University College Cork has been awarded a Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal along with Professor Louis Cullen, TCD.
The meda More
Jan 24, 2017
APC Scientists Uncover Dietary Mechanism to Reverse the Effects of Stress
Hippocrates said “Led food be thy medicine” and efforts are increasing to develop dietary strategies to target stress-related disorders such as depression and anxiety.
There is growing evidence that microbes in t More
Jan 18, 2017
The microbiota of babies born by c-section can be optimised by breastfeeding
APC scientists have found that breast feeding is particularly important for babies born by Caesarean section, and especially those born early (<35 weeks), as it helps to develop a more “normal” gut microbiota (b More
Jan 10, 2017
Prof. John F. Cryan to speak at Chilean Government-sponsored Congress of the Future.
Prof. Cryan (Dept. Anatomy & Neuroscience and APC Microbiome Institute) has been invited to participate as Guest Speaker at the VI Futures Congress on behalf of Her Excellency the President Michelle Bac More
Dec 19, 2016
Bile Acids in the Small Intestine and Colon: Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Therapeutic Opportunities
Dr Cormac Gahan (APC Microbiome Institute) and Dr. Stephen Keely (RCSI) were co-recipients of Catalyst Award funding from Science Foundation Ireland to host an International Conference on B More
Dec 13, 2016
The scientific evidence for “Origin Green”
The vast majority of cows in the world are fed indoors and see little of the lush pastures that we are so used to here in Ireland. Ireland’s dairy and meat herds are almost entirely pasture-based – an advantage clearly articulated in the “Ori More
Dec 6, 2016
Healthy Aging – Focus on Caregiver Stress and Cognition
Caring for a relative with dementia comes with an underappreciated cost to the health of the caregiver. This important and unpaid work may contribute considerable stress to the caregiver.
The health impacts of caregiving are the focus More
Dec 5, 2016
Summer Students 2016 – report from Grace O’Mahony
I was funded by the Health Research Board to conduct research in the APC lab of Ken Nally for 2 months. I found the internship to be an immensely positive experience, as it was my first time working in a research lab. I applied for the pla More