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RCSI’s School of Pharmacy is delighted to announce the signing of an extension of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Pharmacy Department of Saint John of God Hospital, one of the leading providers of mental health treatment and care services in Ireland.

This will build on the original agreement, signed in 2013, which facilitates clinical work placements, research and...
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Why are rare lung diseases, such as Cystic Fibrosis, Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and COPD, are so prevalent in Ireland?

Find out by taking a look at this #RCSIMyHealth talk by RCSI's Prof Gerry McElvaney, where he also explains how drugs, used to treat such illnesses, work and why they are so expensive.

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Why are rare lung diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis Alpha1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

“Rare Lung Diseases: Opportunities and Threats" – Prof Gerry McElvaney | RCSI MyHealth Lecture

In this talk, Professor Gerry McElvaney, Professor of Medicine at RCSI and Consultant Respiratory Physician at Beaumont Hospital, discusses why rare lung dis...

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Why is lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer in Ireland? What are the symptoms of this disease and why is an early diagnosis important for #lungcancer patients?

Find out by watching this #RCSIMyHealth talk by Dr Ross Morgan, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont, Dublin 9

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“Lung Cancer: Fighting for breath" – Dr Ross Morgan | RCSI MyHealth Lecture

In this RCSI MyHealth talk, Dr Ross Morgan, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Beaumont Hospital speaks about why lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer i...

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What an amazing day yesterday was at RCSI for our final med results day! Atmosphere was electric and congratulations to all of the new doctors of the Class of 2017.

Next stop.... graduation day ‍‍
What an amazing day yesterday was at RCSI for our final med
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RCSI's John O'Brien (Dept of MCT) and Stephen Bolger (Security) have been busy coaching the Blind Football Ireland International side, who have just taken part in their first major tournament.

Want to learn more about this amazing variation of the beautiful game?

Then read the full story at [ Bit.ly Link ]
RCSIs John OBrien Dept of MCT and Stephen Bolger Security have been
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▶ Watch the RCSI Medicine Class of 2017 get their results live ‍⚕‍⚕
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The topic of concussion in sport has caused a great deal of discussion in recent years. How can players protect themselves against concussion? What are its consequences and how can we make high-contact sports safer?

Join special guest Dr Bennet Omalu from the US, whose life and research inspired the movie Concussion featuring Will Smith, to discuss the issue of concussion in sport at the...
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The topic of concussion in sport has caused a great deal of
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RCSI is hosting a Physician Associate information event on Thursday 1st June from 2-4pm at RCSI on St Stephen's Green.

This is your chance to learn about a career as a physician associate (PA), which is one of fastest growing healthcare professional roles.

Here are just a few of the things that Physician Associates do in a hospital setting.

Interested? Want to know more? Sign up at [...
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RCSI is hosting a Physician Associate information event on Thursday 1st June
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Asthma claims, on average, one life per week in Ireland, where we have the highest rates of the condition in the world.

In this #RCSIMyHealth talk, Dr Dorothy Ryan, of Beaumont Hospital addresses this serious disease and discuss treatments and offer some advice of what a patient can do if they are diagnosed with asthma so they can manage their condition better

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Asthma claims on average one life per week in Ireland where we

“Asthma: The what, the who and what’s new in 2017" – Dr Dorothy Ryan | RCSI MyHealth Lecture

Asthma claims, on average, one life per week in Ireland, which has the highest rates of the condition in the world. In this RCSI MyHealth talk, Dr Dorothy Ry...

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Really interesting interview on Siliconrepublic.com with RCSI's Dr Annie Curtis, who recently won a L'Oreal-UNESCO #ForWomenInScience Fellowship.

Read all about her research into the immune system and human body clock here [ Siliconrepublic.com Link ]
Really interesting interview on Siliconrepubliccom with RCSIs Dr Annie Curtis who recently

How can we improve the immune system? By watching the clock

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We're looking forward to next Thursday for the Class of 2017 Results Day where the results of our final year Medicine students are read aloud from the top of the stairs of our St Stephen's Green campus.

Its easily one of the most exciting days of the year! Join us live on Facebook from 1.45pm (Irish time) on 18th May.
Were looking forward to next Thursday for the Class of 2017 Results
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Why are drugs that are used to treat rare lung diseases, like Cystic Fibrosis, so expensive?

Prof Gerry McElvaney, in a recent #RCSIMyHealth lecture, explains how effective these drugs, such as Orkambi and Kalydeco are, as well as looking at why they cost so much.

This talk also looks at rare lung diseases and why they are so prevalent in Ireland. Watch the full lecture here [ Youtu.be Link ]
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Calling all RCSI undergraduate medicine, physiotherapy and pharmacy students

Just before the summer break, please try to take the time to take the Physical Activity and Health module on Moodle – just like Dare, Nuala, David and Greg!

By completing this module you can learn the concepts of physical activity, behavioural influences and methods to encourage your future patients with chronic...
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Congratulations to RCSI's Dr Annie Curtis who has won a L'Oreal-UNESCO #ForWomenInScience 2017 Fellowship

Annie's award will support her research into the immune system and the workings of the human body clock .

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Congratulations to RCSIs Dr Annie Curtis who has won a LOrealUNESCO ForWomenInScience
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A huge congratulations goes to Eoin Keith, who works in RCSI's IT Department, who has became the fastest person to cross Ireland on foot, running all 612 km from Mizen to Malin Head, finishing his trek last Sunday!

Eoin smashed the previous record by almost 12 hours, completing the grueling feat in 3 days, 3 hours & 47 minutes.

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A huge congratulations goes to Eoin Keith who works in RCSIs IT
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A new centre which will address the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of chronic and rare neurological diseases, called “FutureNeuro”, is to be established at RCSI.

The project is being led by RCSI’s Prof David Henshall and is among four other centres to receive a total of €72 million in funding from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

Read more about this new research centre at [ Bit.ly Link ]
A new centre which will address the diagnosis monitoring and treatment of
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"I never thought that I would find a place as culturally diverse as Toronto, but I was proven wrong when I came to RCSI."

This week RCSI was named in the top five most international student universities by Times Higher Education. Read more about Kineta Valoo's personal experience about coming from Canada to study at RCSI in her article that features on timeshighereducation.com:

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I never thought that I would find a place as culturally diverse

International perspective: a Canadian in Ireland

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The 121st Boston Marathon took place last week with nine RCSI students competing in this most prestigious road race. Boston is the oldest marathon and this year's field comprised of over 32,000 runners. RCSI's participation in the event is facilitated by Dr John V Coyle (RCSI Class of ‘62), a serving member of the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) and recipient of the 2002 RCSI Distinguished...
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The 121st Boston Marathon took place last week with nine RCSI students

RCSI students take part in Boston Marathon - Royal College Surgeons in Ireland

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A study by RCSI scientists led by Professor Brian Harvey has discovered a gene that blocks the spread of colon cancer. The finding is an important breakthrough towards the development of better treatment and tests for colon cancer patients. The research is published this week in the prestigious journal PNAS [ Rcsi.ie Link ]
A study by RCSI scientists led by Professor Brian Harvey has discovered
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