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1000th Participant Milestone at GenoFit UCD Study Site

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We’re delighted to have already reached 1000 participants at our GenoFit research study site at the UCD Institute for Sport & Health. GMI and our UCD collaborators are very grateful to everyone who has volunteered for our study in the few short months since we opened up the UCD clinic. Important research like this wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of the public. More info at

Rolling out the red carpet for Newman Fellows

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Glen Doherty, Rob Lumsden (GMI), UCD President Andrew Deeks, Ciara Egan, David Kavanagh (GMI) at the UCD Newman Fellowship Programme dinner at the RDS.


Rob Lumsden and David Kavanagh from GMI were on hand to celebrate the post-doctoral research across the humanities and sciences through the UCD Newman Fellowship Programme at the RDS alongside Prof. Glen Doherty from St. Vincent’s, UCD President Andrew Deeks and Ciara Egan.

Battling Dementia

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GMI joins the battle to beat dementia as we formally launch our study researching Alzheimer’s disease. This issue was highlighted on The Pat Kenny Show yesterday morning featuring Professor Harry Vinters of the UCLA Brain Research Institute who also joined GMI for a talk on this important topic. Listen in to the highlights from the programme to learn more.