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    • The management of diabetes in adults and children with psychiatric disorders in inpatient settings 

      Ismail, Khalida; Price, Hermione (JBDS-IP (Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care) and RCPsych (Royal College of Psychiatrists), 2017-05)
      Nearly every category of ICD-10 Chapter F (mental disorders) is associated with diabetes and with worse outcomes and premature mortality.1 In addition, many people with diabetes suffer from diabetes related distress. The ...
    • The maternal and fetal impacts of obesity and gestational diabetes on pregnancy outcome 

      Dennedy, Michael Conall; Dunne, Fidelma (2010)
      Obesity has reached pandemic proportions and is of growing concern worldwide. Adverse health outcomes associated with a raised body mass index present the greatest challenge currently facing clinicians across all ...
    • Maternal deprivation is associated with sex-dependent alterations in nociceptive behavior and neuroinflammatory mediators in the rat following peripheral nerve injury 

      Burke, Nikita N.; Llorente, Ricardo; Marco, Eva M.; Tong, Kezanne; Finn, David P.; Viveros, Maria-Paz; Roche, Michelle (Elsevier, 2013-10)
      Early-life stress is associated with an increased risk of developing affective disorders and chronic pain conditions. This study examined the effect of maternal deprivation (MD) on nociceptive responding prior to and ...
    • Medical speciality choices: Does personality matter? 

      O'Connor, Paul (Irish Medical Journal, 2015-08-07)
      There has been increasing interest in the personalities of doctors. This study examined whether personality differed based upon gender, level of training or medical speciality among 200 physicians and 134 medical students. ...
    • Mesenchymal stem cell therapy to promote corneal allograft survival: current status and pathway to clinical translation 

      Murphy, Nick; Lynch, Kevin; Lohan, Paul; Treacy, Oliver; Ritter, Thomas (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2016-12)
      PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This article reviews the literature on the therapeutic potential of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to prolong corneal allograft survival. RECENT FINDINGS: To date, only small numbers studies have ...
    • Mesenchymal stem cell-mediated delivery of the sodium iodide symporter supports radionuclide imaging and treatment of breast cancer 

      Dwyer, Róisín M.; Ryan, James; Havelin, Ronan J.; Morris, John C.; Miller, Brian W.; Liu, Zhonglin; Flavin, Richard; O'Flatharta, Cathal; Foley, Mark J.; Barrett, Harrison H; Murphy, J. Mary; Barry, Frank P; O'Brien, Timothy; Kerin, Michael J. (AlphaMed Press, 2011-05-23)
      Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) migrate specifically to tumors in vivo, and coupled with their capacity to bypass immune surveillance, are attractive vehicles for tumor-targeted delivery of therapeutic agents. This study ...
    • Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) and cancer: tumour specific delivery vehicles or therapeutic targets? 

      Dwyer, Róisín M.; Kerin, Michael J. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2010-09-30)
      Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are a subset of nonhematopoietic multipotent cells found primarily within the bone marrow stroma. The ability of MSCs to specifically home to sites of tumors and their metastases, while escaping ...
    • Mesenchymal stem cells in the colorectal tumor microenvironment: Recent progress and implications 

      Hogan, Niamh M.; Dwyer, Róisín M.; Joyce, Myles R.; Kerin, Michael J. (Wiley, 2012-01-30)
      Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are nonhematopoietic multipotent adult stem cells. They have been shown to have a natural tropism for many tumors types, including colorectal, and are capable of escaping host immune surveillance. ...
    • A meta-analysis of the effectiveness of crew resource management training in acute care domains. 

      O'Dea, Angela; O'Connor, Paul; Keogh, Ivan (2014)
      The healthcare industry has seen an increase in the adoption of team training, such as crew resource management (CRM), to improve teamwork and coordination within acute care medical teams. A meta-analysis was carried out ...
    • MicroRNA expression in colorectal cancer. 

      Hogan, Niamh M.; Joyce, Myles R. (IOS Press, 2012-12-17)
      Colorectal cancer is a common disease entity with a multi-factorial aetiology which remains poorly understood. It is estimated that in 2008, colorectal cancerwas responsible for 8% of all cancer deaths, making it the fourth ...
    • MicroRNA expression profiling to identify and validate reference genes for relative quantification in colorectal cancer 

      Chang, Kah Hoong; Mestdagh, Pieter; Vandesompele, Jo; Kerin, Michael J.; Miller, Nicola (Biomed Central, 2010)
      Background Advances in high-throughput technologies and bioinformatics have transformed gene expression profiling methodologies. The results of microarray experiments are often validated using reverse transcription ...
    • Minimum information about T Regulatory Cells: A step toward reproducibility and standardization 

      Fuchs, Anke; Gliwinski, Mateusz; Grageda, Nathali; Spiering, Rachel; Abbas, Abul K.; Appel, Silke; Bacchetta, Rosa; Battaglia, Manuela; Berglund, David; Blazar, Bruce; Bluestone, Jeffrey A.; Bornhaeuser, Martin; ten Brinke, Anja; Brusko, Todd M.; Cools, Nathalie; Cuturi, Maria Cristina; Geissler, Edward; Giannoukakis, Nick; Golab, Karolina; Hafler, David A.; van Ham, S. Marieke; Hester, Joanna; Hippen, Keli; Di Ianni, Mauro; Ilic, Natasa; Isaacs, John; Issa, Fadi; Iwaszkiewicz-Grzes, Dorota; Jaeckel, Elmar; Joosten, Irma; Klatzmann, David; Koenen, Hans; van Kooten, Cees; Korsgren, Olle; Kretschmer, Karsten; Levings, Megan; Marek-Trzonkowska, Natalia Maria; Martinez-Llordella, Marc; Miljkovic, Djordje; Mills, Kingston H. G.; Miranda, Joana P.; Piccirillo, Ciriaco A.; Putnam, Amy L.; Ritter, Thomas; Roncarolo, Maria Grazia; Sakaguchi, Shimon; Sanchez-Ramon, Silvia; Sawitzki, Birgit; Sofronic-Milosavljevic, Ljiljana; Sykes, Megan; Tang, Qizhi; Vives-Pi, Marta; Waldmann, Herman; Witkowski, Piotr; Wood, Kathryn J.; Gregori, Silvia; Hilkens, Catharien M. U.; Lombardi, Giovanna; Lord, Phillip; Martinez-Caceres, Eva M.; Trzonkowski, Piotr (Frontiers Media, 2018-01-15)
      Cellular therapies with CD4+ T regulatory cells (Tregs) hold promise of efficacious treatment for the variety of autoimmune and allergic diseases as well as posttransplant complications. Nevertheless, current manufacturing ...
    • Minimum information about tolerogenic antigen-presenting cells (MITAP): a first step towards reproducibility and standardisation of cellular therapies 

      Lord, Philip; Spiering, Rachel; Aguillon, Juan C.; Anderson, Amy E.; Appel, Silke; Benitez-Ribas, Daniel; ten Brinke, Anja; Broere, Femke; Cools, Nathalie; Cuturi, María Cristina; Diboll, Julie; Geissler, Edward; Giannoukakis, Nick; Gregori, Silvia; van Ham, Sija Marieke; Lattimer, Staci; Marshall, Lindsay F.; Harry, Rachel A.; Hutchinson, James A.; Isaacs, John D.; Joosten, Irma; van Kooten, Cees; de Cerio, Ascensión López Díaz; Nikolic, Tatjana; Oral, Haluk Barbaros; Sofronic-Milosavljevic, Ljiljana; Ritter, Thomas; Riquelme, Paloma; Thomson, Angus W.; Trucco, Massimo; Vives-Pi, Marta; Martinez-Caceres, Eva M.; Hilkens, Catharien M.U. (PeerJ, 2016-08-30)
      Cellular therapies, with tolerogenic antigen-presenting cells (tolAPC) show great promise for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and for the prevention of destructive immune responses after transplantation The methodologies ...
    • Minocycline modulates neuropathic pain behaviour and cortical M1-M2 microglial gene expression in a rat model of depression 

      Burke, Nikita N.; Kerr, Daniel M.; Moriarty, Orla; Finn, David P.; Roche, Martin (Elsevier, 2014-11)
      There is a paucity of data on the role of microglia and neuroinflammatory processes in the association between chronic pain and depression. The current study examined the effect of the microglial inhibitor minocycline on ...
    • miR-379 Regulates Cyclin B1 Expression and Is Decreased in Breast Cancer 

      Khan, Sonja; Brougham, Cathy L.; Ryan, James; Sahrudin, Arisha; O'Neill, Gregory; Wall, Deirdre; Curran, Catherine; Newell, John; Kerin, Michael J.; Dwyer, Róisín M. (2013)
      MicroRNAs are small non-coding RNA molecules that control gene expression post-transcriptionally, and are known to be altered in many diseases including breast cancer. The aim of this study was to determine the relevance ...
    • A mixed method, multiperspective evaluation of a near peer teaching programme 

      Lydon, Sinéad; O'Connor, Paul; Mongan, Orla; Gorecka, Miroslawa; McVicker, Lyle; Stankard, Aiden; Byrne, Dara (BMJ Publishing Group, 2017-02-24)
      Purpose of study Peer teaching (PT) has become increasingly popular. PT may offer benefits for students, tutors and institutions. Although resistance to PT has been identified among faculty, research has typically focused ...
    • A mixed methods evaluation of paediatric trainee preparedness to manage cardiopulmonary arrests 

      Walsh, Órla; Lydon, Sinéad; O'Connor, Paul (Springer, 2017-09-21)
      Paediatric cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) survival rates are strongly linked to the training of the doctors responding to the event. This study sought to characterise the level of experience in managing CPAs among paediatric ...
    • A mixed-methods examination of the nature and frequency of medical error among junior doctors 

      O'Connor, Paul; Lydon, Sinéad; Mongan, Orla; Connolly, Fergal; McLoughlin, Aoibheann; McVicker, Lyle; Byrne, Dara (BMJ Publishing Group, 2019-07-24)
      Abstract Purpose of the study To examine junior doctors’ experience and perceptions of medical errors in which they had been involved. Study design A mixed-methods design, consisting of an error survey and critical ...
    • A mixed-methods exploration of the educational climate and safety climate during the first year of clinical practice in Ireland 

      Lydon, Sinéad; Byrne, Dara; Vellinga, Akke; Walsh, Chloe; Madden, Caoimhe; Connolly, Fergal; O'Connor, Paul (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2019-11)
      Purpose Educational climate (EC) and safety climate (SC) are key determinants of residents’ professional development. The goal of this study was to gather longitudinal EC data and data on perceptions of SC in residency, ...
    • A mixed-methods investigation of health professionals' perceptions of a physiological track and trigger system 

      Lydon, Sinéad; Byrne, Dara; Offiah, Gozie; Gleeson, Louise; O'Connor, Paul (BMJ Publishing Group, 2015-10-09)
      Background Physiological track and trigger systems (PTTSs) regulate the monitoring of patients vital signs and facilitate the detection and treatment of deteriorating patients. These systems are widely used although ...