Biomedical Sciences Section Annual Meeting, Wednesday, 3rd February, 2021
03/02/2021 in Online
Section of Biomedical Sciences Annual Meeting 2021 including Donegan Medal, Barcroft Medal Competitions and the Conway Review Lecture
The winner of the Donegan medal was Ms. Danielle Nader with the communication “TARGETING THE EVOLUTIONARY RGD MOTIF IN THE SPIKE PROTEIN OF SARS-COV-2 SERVES AS A NOVEL TREATMENT OPTION TO PREVENT VASCULAR DAMAGE DURING COVID-19”
Authors:Danielle Nader, Gerard F. Curley, Steven W. Kerrigan
Dept: School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ireland
The winner of the Barcroft medal was Mr. Anindya Mukhopadhya with the communication “How Representative of Skim Milk is Infant Milk Formula An Extracellular Vesicle Separation and Characterisation Study”
Authors: A. Mukhopadhya, J. Santoro, L. O’Driscoll
Dept: School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Dublin
There were four parallel Short Communications sessions. Two joint winners Mr. Glenn Fitzpatrick and Ms. Sarah Drummond.
- Cancer, inflammation and tissue repair (chair Dr. Stephen Thorpe)
- General biomedical sciences (chair Dr. Stephen Lalor)
- Neuroscience and muscle (chair Dr. Marian Tsanov)
- Respiration and hypoxia (chair: Dr. Lili Li)
Congratulations to all involved.
Conway Review Lecture
Prof. Paul McLoughlin, Conway Institute, School of Medicine, University College Dublin.
From the Himalayas to intensive care: how does the lung cope?
Section President: Dr Katherine Howell, BSc Physiology Programme Co-Ordinator, Head of Teaching and Learning Physiology, Lecturer in Medicine, Teaching Fellow, School of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Room S066, Conway Institute, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4 (Section President)
Section Secretary: Dr. Jeffrey Glennon, Ad Astra Fellow / Assistant Professor & Senior Conway Fellow, School of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Room S065, Conway Institute for Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4(Section Secretary) Email: Jeffrey.Glennon@ucd.ie