Researchers connect Irish and Scottish genetic maps

Researchers connect Irish and Scottish genetic maps Study led by RCSI and University of Edinburgh researchers identifies regions with highest Norse Viking ancestry in Scotland and links ancient Icelanders to the Irish and Scottish gene poolA study led by experts in human genetics at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) and the University of…

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Tackling epilepsy with high-definition precision medicine: a review

Tackling epilepsy with high-definition precision medicine: a reviewDr. Hugh KearneyWe have recently published a review article in JAMA Neurology suggesting an exciting new direction using ‘high-definition’ precision medicine in the treatment of epilepsy.Precision medicine is the practice of tailoring healthcare to each person, rather than simply treating the disease. Until now, the focus of precision…

FutureNeuro partners with S3 Connected Health to develop new digital therapy management and patient support solutions

FutureNeuro partners with S3 Connected Health to develop new digital therapy management and patient support solutionsNew partnership will enable people with epilepsy to co-design solutions for managing their conditionA partnership, co-designing new healthcare technology solutions with people who have epilepsy has just been announced between FutureNeuro, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre for Chronic…

FutureNeuro researchers integrate genomics data in to Irish electronic patient records

FutureNeuro researchers integrate genomics data in to Irish electronic patient records Improved access to genomic data empowers clinical teams to understand the causes of a person’s epilepsy and develop personalised careResearchers from the HSE Epilepsy Lighthouse Project and FutureNeuro, the SFI Research Centre for Chronic and Rare Neurological Diseases hosted by RCSI, have developed a…

LGBTSTEM Day

LGBTSTEM DayDiverse problems need diverse people and here in FutureNeuro, we’ve got both! Research shows that LGBTQ+ people in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) continue to struggle to openly be themselves. We want to be part of the generation that changes that. July 5th is the International Day of LGBTQ+ People in Science, Technology, Engineering,…

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FutureNeuro Principal Investigator to lead €7 million Parkinson’s research project

Professor Jochen Prehn, FutureNeuro Principal Investigator is co-ordinating a new research study which aims to deepen the understanding of Parkinson’s so that better treatments can be developed in the future. The project has been awarded €7m by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) with pharmaceutical industry and patient advocacy partners.The PD-MitoQUANT project aims to increase understanding…

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FutureNeuro researchers involved in new SFI Centre for Research Training in Genomics Data Science

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD and Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD, have announced an investment of over €100 million in six new SFI Centres for Research Training. The SFI Centres for Research Training programme, the first postgraduate training programme run by Science Foundation…

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FutureNeuro partners with UCB to give clinicians meaningful insights into epilepsy treatments

FutureNeuro, the SFI Research Centre for Chronic and Rare Neurological Diseases, based at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons Ireland), has partnered with global biopharmaceutical company, UCB, to unlock the power of healthcare data to inform improvements in clinical care of people with epilepsy.Based on aggregated clinical data analytics, the project will provide insights into disease…