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APC Microbiome Institute Launched

Aug 28, 2015
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. More

APC announces research alliance with 4D pharma plc

Aug 7, 2015
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 More

Prof. Cryan Awarded Elsevier Distinguished Lecturer Prize

Jul 20, 2015
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 More

Fergus Shanahan awarded honorary DSc

Jun 10, 2015
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 e More

Ruairi Robertson receives Fulbright Award

Jun 9, 2015
Ruairi Robertson receives Fulbright Award APC's Ruairi Robertson, a PhD student with Catherine Stanton in the School of Microbiology UCC and Teagasc Moorepark Food Research Centre, has been awarded a Fulbright Award to undertake further postgraduate research in the United States. Jointly More

Ian O’Neill a Winner at Science for All

Mar 26, 2015
Ian O'Neill a Winner at Science for All UCC's 2015 Science for All Competition was won by Ian O'Neill for his talk on Crohn's Disease. Ian emerged as the overall winner following the final presentations last night when he impressed the judges with his talk "Crohn's disease: When good bacteria More

Thinking from the Gut – APC’s Psychobiotics Research in the News

Mar 6, 2015
Thinking from the Gut – APC's Psychobiotics Research in the News "The microbiome may yield a new class of psychobiotics for the treatment of anxiety, depression and other mood disorders', Charles Schmidt, science writer, discusses John Cryan's work in this recent Nature Innovations article. More
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