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

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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Doctor of Science (DSc) awarded to Alan Irvine

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Congratulations to Prof Alan Irvine, who recently received the highest academic accolade- a DSc- from Queen’s University Belfast. This award is made on the basis of published work, which must be of the highest standard, is in recognition of his international distinction as an authority in the field of allergy affecting the skin. Alan has [...]

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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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Careers

Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis

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RCSI, together with the National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC), at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin (OLCHC), invites applications for the position of Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis. The successful applicant will develop his/her research portfolio in central Dublin, within the CF research group at NCRC/OLCHC, led by Professor Paul McNally. The successful candidate will [...]

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