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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

APC to host Microbiome-based Foods for Health Workshop in Brussels

Dec 21, 2015
APC to host Microbiome-based Foods for Health and Sustainability Workshop The APC Microbiome Institute will host a workshop in Brussels entitled ‘Microbiome-based Foods for Health and Sustainability’  on 23rd February 2016 at the Thon Hotel EU. We propose that the next generation of fu More

APC-SFI-AbbVie Research Collaboration Announced

Nov 22, 2015
AbbVie and SFI invest €7.5 million in  new APC Microbiome Institute research collaboration in Crohn's disease 21st November 2015 The APC Microbiome Institute is delighted to announce a €7.5m investment by Science Foundation Ireland and AbbVie for a five-year research collaboration  More

APC features in “10 Things to Know About”

Nov 16, 2015
APC features  in   "10  Things to Know About" APC's John Cryan, Ted Dinan and Catherine Stanton all feature in tonight's "Guts" episode of the TV series "10 Things to Know About" on RTE 1  tonight at 8.30pm A healthy gut is essential for our  mental as well as our physical health.  J More

APC Celebrates Science Week 2015

Nov 10, 2015
All hands are on deck at the APC this week for Science Week Ireland (8-15 November).  Themed “Design your future”, Science Week 2.0 marks 20 years of the national event coordinated by Science Foundation Ireland that celebrates the fascinating worlds of science, technology, engineering and mathe More
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