Health research projects highlighted at Limerick symposium

first_imgRELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Researchers shared fresh insights on everything from low-fat Mediterranean diet on liver disease to dancing for Parkinson’s disease; the impact of high uric acid levels on survival, and from groundwater as a source for antibiotic-resistant infection to a survey of sleep and physical activity in people with inflammatory arthritis.The four keynote international speakers were Prof Harry Hemingway of University College London; Dr Leonard O’Sullivan, Department of Design and Manufacturing Technology at the University of Limerick;  Prof Richard McManus of Oxford University and Prof Martin O’Donnell of the Saolta Hospital Group.Also speaking at the symposium were Professor Des Leddin, Head of the Graduate Entry Medical School at the University of Limerick and Prof Colette Cowan, chief executive of the UL Hospitals Group.More health news here Dr Leonard O’Sullivan addressing the UHL symposium. Free lecture on Water Immersion for Labour to take place at University Maternity Hospital Limerick next week Previous articleWin cinema ticketsNext articleLimerick event bridges gap between education and employment Editor WhatsApp Jean O’Dwyer, whose presentation focused on groundwater as a pathway for antibiotic-resistant infectionCLINICIANS and academics from Limerick and the Mid-West region showcased their latest research findings at the University Hospital Limerick (UHL) today.The Health Research Symposium was held at the hospital’s new Clinical Education and Research Centre and featured four keynote international speakers, 18 oral presentations and over 170 scientific abstracts.Organising committee chairman Prof Austin Stack said the symposium is a hugely important event in the calendar and life cycle of UL Hospitals.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “It gives us a huge opportunity to showcase and profile the deeply impressive range of research being conducted on the hospital campus and indeed with our partners at the University of Limerick; in primary care and community care.”“A primary focus for this year’s event is on ‘Building Partnerships to Advance Healthcare Research and Practice’ and we are showcasing the breadth and depth of cutting-edge medical research that continues across the clinical and academic landscape in UL Hospitals and its associated partners.“The programme demonstrates the remarkable growth in research capability and scientific outputs across our Group and the Scientific Committee has taken great care this year in preparing a high-quality and diverse programme that will feature unique developments and innovation in health research,” Prof Stack added. Advertisement 1 of 4 Twitter Facebook Professor Des Leddin, Professor Colette Cowan, and Professor Austin Stack at the UHL symposium. TAGSClinical Education and Research CentreDr Leonard O’SullivanHealth Research Symposiummedical researchParkinson’s DiseaseProfessor Austin StackProfessor Colette CowanProfessor Des LeddinProfessor Harry HemingwayProfessor Martin O’DonnellProfessor Richard McManusuniversity hospital limerick Professor Austin Stack with Professor Harry Hemingway at the UHL symposium. Linkedin Print Email Professor Colette Cowan with Professor Harry Hemingway at the UHL symposium. NewsHealthHealth research projects highlighted at Limerick symposiumBy Editor – November 17, 2017 2296 last_img read more

K K Venugopal Set To Continue As Attorney General For One More Year

first_imgTop StoriesK K Venugopal Set To Continue As Attorney General For One More Year LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK12 Jun 2020 9:26 PMShare This – xSenior Advocate K K Venugopal has accepted the request of the Central Government to continue as the Attorney General of India for one more year, LiveLaw has learnt from sources.The decision comes ahead of the expiry of his 3-year term as Attorney General on June 30.Widely respected as an expert in constitutional law, he was appointed the Attorney General on June 30, 2017, succeeding…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginSenior Advocate K K Venugopal has accepted the request of the Central Government to continue as the Attorney General of India for one more year, LiveLaw has learnt from sources.The decision comes ahead of the expiry of his 3-year term as Attorney General on June 30.Widely respected as an expert in constitutional law, he was appointed the Attorney General on June 30, 2017, succeeding Mukul Rohatgi.As the AG, he has defended the Centre in crucial cases such as Aadhaar, Rafale etc.The services of Venugopal, who is turning 90 next year, might be crucial for the Central Government in the cases involving serious constitutional issues such as abrogation of J&K special status, validity of Citizenship Amendment Act etc. Next Storylast_img read more