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

There are no Calls currently open.

Please check back in 2017.

 

Funding Opportunities

Research Grants

There are no Calls currently open.

Please check back in 2017.

 

News

Some species of bacteria may protect against eczema

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Research funded by the National Children’s Research Centre shows that some species of staphylococcus may protect against eczema in the first year of life. Eczema, otherwise known as Atopic Dermatitis, is the most common skin disease of children in the developed world. Symptoms include intense itch and loss of sleep. As children with eczema get [...]

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National Children’s Research Centre Annual Report 2015

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The National Children’s Research Centre Annual Report 2015 is here! With a new format, and a focus on results, we aim to provide clear and concise summary of our research activities in 2015. Covering topics such as cystic fibrosis, eczema, irritable bowel disease and childhood cancer, we highlight how the work carried by our researchers [...]

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United European Gastroenterology(UEG) Journal Best Paper Award 2016 awarded to Dr Tara Raftery

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Dr. Tara Raftery was awarded this years UEG Journal Best Paper Award.  This award recognises the first-named author of the best original scientific research, published in UEG Journal in the past year. The award will be given for her paper entitled  ”Effects of vitamin D supplementation on intestinal permeability, cathelicidin and disease markers in Crohn’s disease: [...]

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