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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

APC Scientists Identify New Link Between Gut Bacteria and Type-1-Diabetes

Jan 27, 2015
APC Scientists Identify New Link Between Gut Bacteria and Type-1-Diabetes APC Researchers have discovered that the composition and diversity of gut bacteria is dramatically altered in an animal model of diabetes. The research team, led by Professor Catherine Stanton, based in Teagasc Moorepark Rese More

Do gut bacteria hold the key to determining the cause of schizophrenia?

Oct 7, 2014
Do gut bacteria hold the key to determining the cause of schizophrenia?  APC Researchers in have put forward a radically novel view of the biology of schizophrenia and more specifically its genetic basis. Their work, which is funded by Science Foundation Ireland, has significant implications for More

UCC researchers investigate why some can resist stress

UCC researchers investigate why some can resist stress  Why on the rollercoaster of life are some people more resilient to the negative effects of stress than others? Now UCC neuroscientists show that certain receptors in the brain play an important role in determining how we respond to different More

APC’s Roy Sleator receives Teaching Hero Award

APC's Roy Sleator receives Teaching Hero Award Dr Roy Sleator of the Department of Biological Sciences, CIT and the APC was among fifty-three Teaching Heroes from twenty seven higher education institutions throughout Ireland were recognised last week at a special awards ceremony in Dublin Castle. More