Research News

06 Nov 2018

Three Grants for Research into Poor Prognosis Cancers Awarded

Gold nanoparticles fighting oesophageal cancer, attacking lung cancer with an electric pulse/immune combo & targeting drug resistance in oesophageal cancer are three of the projects announced today.


12 Jan 2018

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Conleth awarded first prize in his category (Senior Individual; Biological and Ecological Sciences) at the BT Young Scientist Competition


9 Nov 2017

Breakthrough's Research into Ovarian Cancer

Breakthrough believe that a greater understanding of ovarian cancer is needed


23 Jun 2017

UCC food research hopes to improve cancer survival rates

Nutritionists and food scientists at UCC are researching the development of innovative protein gels, dietary drinks, and appetite-increasing supplements to help Cancer patients.


02 Jun 2017

Professor Mary Cahill appointed Interim Director at Cork Cancer Research Centre

Professor Mary Cahill appointed Interim Director at Cork Cancer Research Centre


13 Apr 2017

Bugs into Drugs

Breakthrough is looking at ways to use the patient’s own immune system to attack cancerous cells. Dr Mike Stanton, a member of our “Bugs Into Drugs” project, explains his current research focus


06 Mar 2017

New research from UCC and Breakthrough highlights common cancer myths amongst Irish men

Research released today confirms that many men in Ireland are still unaware of common cancer risks, wrongly believing that the disease can be caused by laptops, injury and tight underwear.


05 Dec 2016

New clinical trial announced for patients with Malignant Melanoma

Cork Cancer Research Centre & Bristol-Myers Squibb Announce New Trial to Improve Malignant Melanoma Treatment Outcomes


25 Nov 2016

Gold for UCC Team Supported by Breakthrough at International Synthetic Biology Competition

University College Cork’s “Limited Lactis” team scored gold at the prestigious iGEM Jamboree held recently in Boston.


17 Nov 2016

New Cookbook Launched for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

On World Pancreatic Cancer Day, we launched our third cancer nutrition cookbook which features high protein, high calorie recipes for pancreatic cancer patients


 18 Jan 2016

Annual IACR Meeting comes to Cork City

The Irish Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2016 will take place in the Kingsley Hotel, Cork. We are delighted that our colleague Dr. Mark Tangney is hosting the event.


11 Nov 2015

Biomarker Can Help Predict Oesophageal Patient Survival

Dr. El-Mashed study analyzes autophagy markers in oesophageal adenocarcinoma. In an effort to predict prognosis in oesophageal cancer.


 02 Oct 2015

Pancreatic Cancer Experts Converge in Cork

Consultant Oncologist Dr. Derek Power, is a new Pancreatic Research Fellow at Cork Cancer Research Centre in honour of cancer campaigner Charlie Fell who passed away in August of this year.

20 Apr 2015

Minister Kathleen Lynch Opens up Mohs Surgery Service 

SIVUH is delighted to announce the opening of a Mohs Surgery service. This is a highly specialised surgical method for removing skin cancers in high risk facial areas.


09 Feb 2015

Haematology Research Fellowship

The Haematology Research Fellowship joint funded by Breakthrough Cancer Research and the HERO foundation is open to candidates who wish to pursue a career in Haematology as a Clinician Scientist

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