Healthcare innovation programme award chemistry researchers

Healthcare innovation programme award for chemistry researchers

5:07 PM, 8th July 2011
Healthcare innovation programme award for chemistry researchers
Mr Sean Sherlock TD, The Minister for Research and Innovation.

CORK, IRELAND: The Minister for Research and Innovation Mr Sean Sherlock TD launched new research projects in the biomedical sphere on 11th  May, 2011 which have been chosen under an innovative new research programme funded by the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology and Science Foundation Ireland .

Dr Justin McCarthy (Biochemistry Department and ABCRF) in conjunction with Dr Gerard McGlacken (Department of Chemistry and ABCRF) received an award which will fund a research project focused on determining the involvement of regulated intramembrane proteolysis in the immune system. Specifically the research concerns methods for assessing γ-secretase inhibitors as modulators of IL-1β and TNFα cytokine responses and their potential future use as therapeutics in inflammatory disorders.

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