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Debating Science Issues: Communicating Biomedical Science and Health through Dialogue

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) played host to the 2014 Debating Science Issues (DSI) All-Ireland Finals last Thursday. St Joseph’s Secondary CBS, Fairview from Dublin emerged as eventual winners of the competition. Manolito Aviles and Alexander Fay, the speakers from the winning school, are pictured left with DSI All-Ireland coordinator Danielle Nicholson.  Colaiste…

REDDSTAR features on Portuguese television news

Principal Investigator, Professor Isaura Tavares and her REDDSTAR work on diabetic neuropathy recently featured in two Portuguese television news programs. O trabalho da Investigadora Principal, Professora Isaura Tavares, na área da neuropatia diabética e no âmbito do projeto REDDSTAR foi recentemente divulgado em dois canais televisivos portugueses.  

All-Ireland Finals of Debating Science Issues

The All-Ireland Finals of Debating Science Issues (DSI) will take place on 27 March 2014 at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 1.  Through a process of single elimination, the field of 32 secondary schools narrowed to just four representing all four provinces in Ireland.  Co-ordinated by REDDSTAR’s Dissemination…

Orbsen Therapeutics introduces REDDSTAR FP7 at the Irish Cytometry Society 2014 Annual Meeting

Orbsen Scientist, Dr. Lisa O’ Flynn delivered a presentation entitled ‘CD362: a functional marker for MSC isolation & therapeutic differentiation’ as part of the Irish Cytometry Society’s annual meeting in Astra Hall, University College Dublin on 26 February  2014. Dr. O’ Flynn’s talk provided a succinct background of CD362 and highlighted the importance of CD362…

REDDSTAR presents at International Society of Cellular Therapy 2014 conference

REDDSTAR’s mid-project meeting has been planned for 22 April 2014 to precede the International Society of Cellular Therapy (ISCT) 20th Anniversary meeting which will be held in Paris, France 23-26 April 2014. In conjunction with the 18 month plenary meeting, REDDSTAR Co-ordinator Professor of Medicine Tim O’Brien NUI Galway, and Orbsen Therapeutics’ Head of Research,…

REDDSTAR involved in ‘Debating Science Issues’

Debating Science Issues 2014 kicks off REDDSTAR, an EU project co-ordinated by NUI Galway has partnered with 8 other collaborators to deliver the All-Ireland schools’ science debate competition, Debating Science Issues, DSI. Now in its seventh year, the biomedical, bioethical programme involves a workshop series and debate competition and involves 36 schools across the island…

REDDSTAR Public Event in Berlin

‘Diabetes – can stem cells help?’ is a free, public event that will be held on Monday, 4 November 2013 from 19:00- 20:30 at The Ruin located within the Berlin Museum of Medical History, Charité.  Diabetes and stem cell researchers from around Europe will assemble for a REDDSTAR plenary meeting hosted by Charité in Berlin…

REDDSTAR update: Miltenyi Biotec acquires Owl biomedical, Inc.

Miltenyi Biotec recently announced that it has completed acquisition of Owl biomedical, Inc.  REDDSTAR partner, Owl biomedical, Inc. develops and commercializes microchip-based cell sorting systems using fully-closed disposable cartridges in an easy-to-use format.

REDDSTAR Gains Worldwide Coverage

Below is a selection of media coverage for the REDDSTAR project over the past several weeks.  Information about the Project has been reported by media outlets in Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America. UTV Coverage: Sight saving study at Queen’s The sight of diabetes sufferers could be saved by scientists at Queen’s University Belfast, who…

REDDSTAR widely featured in media

The REDDSTAR Project was widely featured in both print and digital media on the 19th and 20th of November, 2012.

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