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Regulation of cell fate by microRNAs during unfolded protein response and its role in cancer
(NUI Galway, 2018-12-20)
The endoplasmic reticulum (EnR) stress is a common phenomenon in various cancers such as breast, colorectal, skin and hepatocellular carcinoma. Several pathophysiological events (e.g., radiation, aneuploidy, oncogenic ...
Optimisation and characterisation of cholecyst-derived extracellular matrix for abdominal wall reconstruction
(NUI Galway, 2018-10-19)
Polypropylene mesh was created by Usher in 1962 after he experienced unsatisfactory results from using autografts and allografts for hernia repairs. More than fifty years later, polypropylene is still the most popular ...
Stem cell modelling for the role of NRXN1 deletion in Autism Spectrum Disorder
(NUI Galway, 2018-12-21)
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a multi-factorial disease, often has co-morbidity with epilepsy, which is associated with excessive neuronal firing. The pre-synaptic protein Neurexin1 (NRXN1) signals bi-directionally through ...
Metastatic breast cancer: Patterns of metastasis and novel biomarkers
(NUI Galway, 2018-05-25)
Breast cancer is a heterogeneous disease and is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women, with metastatic disease the principle cause of mortality. In recent years great advances have been made in stratifying ...
Epigenetic regulation of NOD-like receptor activity and expression
(NUI Galway, 2018-11-19)
NOD-like receptors (NLRs) are a family of intracellular pathogen recognition receptors involved in the innate immune response. NOD1 and NOD2 are the best characterised members of this family, and so are the focus of this ...