Findings from the Kathleen Lonsdale Institute for Human Health at Maynooth University in relation to GLP-1 obesity treatment showcase its ability to restore the body’s natural cancer-killing defences
Date: Tuesday, 09 May 2023
The authors show a protein called MYC which is essential for innate T cell growth, proliferation, metabolism and function is lost in obesity
Date: Wednesday, 19 April 2023
Maynooth University congratulates all the nominees for their submissions and contributions to the University. Six Faculty winners were announced as part of Research Week 2021.
Date: Wednesday, 20 October 2021
We may not fully understand what causes the Parkinson's puzzle, but we do know that there is loss of neurons throughout the brain
Date: Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Gabhann OMN comhghairdeas leis an Dr Lorna Lopez tar éis di Gradam FEÉ do Thaighdeoir go Luath sa Ghairm 2020 a ghnothú The Science Awards recognise key leaders in the Irish Research Community. Dr Lopez received the award for her work in leading human health research on discovering the genetic basis of neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr Lopez’ research at Maynooth University uses genomic technologies to focus on understanding the genetic basis of mental illness and other brain- and medical-related traits. She is also a recent rec
Date: Thursday, 05 November 2020
Maynooth University congratulates Dr Lorna Lopez on receiving a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) grant for her genetic research examining circadian rhythms in families.
Date: Friday, 04 September 2020
Maynooth University has announced the launch of the Kathleen Lonsdale Institute for Human Health Research. The institute, which is located on the university’s campus, takes a uniquely integrated approach to address some of the major health problems of today, including obesity and antimicrobial resistance, as well as researching many chronic inflammatory diseases like Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis.
Date: Friday, 25 October 2019
The MU Department of Biology has achieved an Athena SWAN Bronze Award, which recognises work undertaken to advance gender equality for staff and students at departmental level.
Date: Tuesday, 07 May 2019
The Department of Biology has applied for an Athena SWAN Bronze Department Award in the November 2018 round. Biology is the first Department in Maynooth University to apply for accreditation.
Date: Wednesday, 05 December 2018