Author: Roisin Clarke

‘Multiomic characterization of ocular graft versus host disease from patient tears’ Dr. Emily Grennan

Annual Grant Scheme 2021 Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is a potentially curative form of treatment for a wide range of haematological diseases, including lymphoma, leukaemia, immune-deficiency illnesses, congenital metabolic defects, hemoglobinopathies, and myelodysplastic and myeloproliferative syndromes. However, with the increase survival has come an increase in chronic complications, predominately that of graft versus host … Continued

‘NOTCH1 Mutations in Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma’ Dr. Ross O’Sheaw

Annual Grant Scheme 2021 Adenoid cystic carcinomas (ACC) are rare salivary gland neoplasms identified within the major and minor salivary glands, predominantly the parotid gland and palate. ACC account for approximately 10% of all salivary gland neoplasms. Interestingly, ACC can occur at other anatomic sites outside the head and neck region including within breast tissue … Continued

‘Tumour Infiltrating Lymphocytes and Programmed Cell Death Ligand-1 as Prognostic Indicators in Human Papillomavirus Associated Oropharyngeal Cancer’ Dr. Grace O’Flanagan

Annual Grant Scheme 2020 It is well established that human papilloma virus (HPV) associated oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) carries a favourable prognosis compared to non-HPV associated OPC. This is reflected in the most recent (8th) edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging manual wherein HPV+OPC has a distinct TNM classification. Thus there exists … Continued

Listen & See at the Eye & Ear

Ireland’s only specialist hospital for ophthalmology and otorhinolaryngology, the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital has announced that it will be hosting a special paintings exhibition at the hospital on Thursday 13th October at 5pm. Titled ‘Listen and See at the Eye and Ear’ the exhibition will commemorate the 125th year of the hospital on … Continued

‘Establishing a two- and three-dimensional model of inflammatory dry eye disease to test novel therapeutics using primary human conjunctival epithelial cells and limbal stem cells.’ Dr. Emily Grennan

Annual Grant Scheme 2020 Dry eye disease (DED) is an extremely common condition, affecting 5-50% of the worldwide population. For those affected, symptoms can be chronic and progressive ranging from mild irritation, grittiness and stinging to debilitating painful and potentially sight threatening. Furthermore, currently available medications used to treat DED fall short of providing a … Continued

The Eithne Walls Research Meeting 16th June 2022

Held annually, the Eithne Walls Research Meeting provides a forum for trainee doctors to present their research and clinical study work to their peers. The meeting is held in memory of Dr. Eithne Walls, a Senior House Officer of Ophthalmology in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Foundation who was a passenger on the ill-fated … Continued

X New Frontiers in Ophthalmology 16th June 2022

This meeting is kindly sponsored by Novartis. In collaboration with Research Foundation, Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital & The Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital At this year’s meeting: Mr Michael Burdon, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham Dr Paul Brennan, Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin Professor Richard Walsh, Consultant Neurologist, Tallaght University … Continued

Our 2019 Annual Report

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