Tom Kennedy writes about the REMEDI Orthobiologics Group
PIYRA Award Ceremony 2008:(L-R)
Dr. Frank Gannon, Director General SFI; Dr. Daniel Kelly, TCD; President of Ireland, Mary McAleese; Dr. Mary Murphy, REMEDI, Dr. Patrick Prendergast, TCD.
Secondary school students from all over Ireland participated in the inaugural final of the Debating Science Issues (DSI) competition on Friday, 9 May, at the Science Gallery in Trinity College Dublin.
Dr. Nerem gave a lecture entitled "Cell-Based Therapies: From Basic Biology to Replacement, Repair and Regeneration" on May 1st at 5pm in Lecture Theatre 250 in the IT Building.
Gort Community School are the first ever Debating Science Issues Connacht champions.
Pioneering work on reversing the damage caused by osteoarthritis at REMEDI was recently highlighted by the Irish Times.
Catherine Duane of Holy Faith Secondary School, Clontarf, Dublin, received top prize in the 2008 REMEDI-Medtronic science essay competition.
REMEDI PhD student Eanna Connaughton was awarded the MMI Medal for his work at the recent MMI Education & Training Annual Scientific Meeting.