National Children's Research Centre

About Us

We are the single largest paediatric research centre in

Ireland. Funded entirely by the CMRF, we support key areas of research of significance to children’s health.

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Programmes

We have prioritized a number of research areas; this is a dynamic process and is regularly reviewed allowing us to adapt to new developments and demands.

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How Can We Help?

Our aim is to foster high quality research into childhood illnesses and disease. We offer a range of funding opportunities and supports to help both new and established researchers.

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Research Grants 2016

The NCRC will be announcing details of a new funding round in Autumn 2016.

Funding Opportunities

Research Grants 2016

The NCRC will be announcing details of a new funding round in Autumn 2016.

News

Stem cell work by NCRC’s Dr Terry Prendiville gets huge media attention.

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The story of how beating heart cells were generated from skin cells, using stem cell technology, in a collaboration between the NCRC and Galway’s REMEDI – the first time this has been done in an Irish lab – captured huge media attention. The first coverage of the work, led by Dr Terry Prendiville, NCRC Principal [...]

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Julia Zimmer Wins Best Poster

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Congratulations to NCRC’s Dr Julia Zimmer, winner of the ‘Best Poster Presentation’ at the Annual OLCHC Research and Audit Day. Julia’s winning poster, one of 93 entrants, was entitled ‘Upregulation of S1P1 and RAC1 receptors in the pulmonary vasculature of nitrofen-induced congenital diaphragmatic hernia’

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NCRC celebrates International Clinical Trials Day

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The NCRC today, 20th May, 2016, celebrates International Clinical Trials Day and welcomes the opportunity to highlight the vital work we facilitate in optimising therapeutic treatments for children. This day is celebrated internationally as the day in May 1747 when James Lind – pictured  - a surgeon aboard the British naval vessel, HMS Salisbury, conducted the [...]

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