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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) – RCSI Fellowships

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) provide grants for all stages of researchers’ careers – be they doctoral candidates or highly experienced researchers – and encourage transnational, intersectoral and interdisciplinary mobility. The MSCA enable research-focused organisations (universities, research centres, and companies) to host talented foreign researchers and to create strategic partnerships with leading institutions worldwide.Apply now…

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E-Health

Our third thematic focus is centred on Ireland’s unique epilepsy-specific electronic health record (EHR) which was developed as one of three “Lighthouse Projects” for eHealth Ireland. As patient records in the EHR are updated at each appointment, the system contains data collected over a persons lifetime. Using this data from the Irish Epilepsy EHR and…

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Therapeutics

Many patients do not respond to available drugs and for most rare neurological diseases, there is simply no effective treatment. Our research will identify and test novel seizure-modifying compounds that work as gene networks. This work will include specific focus on how to deliver large molecules to the brain and direct these to the damage…

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Diagnosis

We will progress beyond the state-of-the-art in the thematic areas of Diagnostics in several areas. The teams will undertake Whole Genome Sequencing in genetically unresolved epilepsies, with special focus on cognitive, behavioural and treatment responses. Research will focus on connecting Next-generation sequencing data to the national EHR for epilepsy and developing diagnostic tools for clinicians….

Motor Neurone Disease

What is Motor Neurone Disease?Motor Neurone Disease (MND) or Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is a progressive neurological condition that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord. This means messages gradually stop reaching the muscles, which leads to weakness and wasting.MND can affect how you walk, talk, eat, drink and breathe….

Epilepsy

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of the brain that affects people worldwide. People with the disease have recurrent seizures, which are brief episodes of involuntary movement and are sometimes accompanied by loss of consciousness and control of bowel or bladder function.Seizures can vary from small lapses of attention or muscle jerks to…

Diseases

One in four people in Ireland will be directly affected by a neurological disease during their lifetime. This includes serious neurological disorders, such as Epilepsy, that affect people of all ages, through to psychiatric diseases and both common and rare neurodegenerations, including Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Beyond the impact on patient’s lives, supporting these conditions…

Research Technology Platforms

Through our FutureNeuro research partners in academic, clinical and industry settings,we have access to an integrated network of world-class research technology platforms to ensure that our researchers utilize the latest equipment, expertise and facilities to carry out outstanding science. Some of the research technology platforms being used by FutureNeuro researchers are: Biobanking Molecular and Cellular imaging Live-cell…

About FutureNeuro

One in four people in Ireland will be directly affected by a neurological disorder during their lifetime. FutureNeuro will develop new technologies and solutions for the treatments, diagnosis and monitoring of chronic and rare neurological diseases.Established in 2017 and based in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), FutureNeuro is a world leading Science…