Biomaterials, Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Sciences

RCSI researchers are using new biomaterials and novel processes to develop medical devices and other healthcare technologies which will be used to treat a variety of injuries and diseases. 

Our impact

Neuroscience and psychiatric research at RCSI encompasses the full spectrum of research, with an emphasis on disorders such as epilepsy and stroke, neurodegenerative diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and psychiatric diseases such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

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Pioneering research

Building on world-leading pre-clinical and clinical research into epilepsy and motor neurone disease, RCSI leads the SFI research centre FutureNeuro. It aims to improve the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of chronic and rare neurological diseases that affect 700,000 people in Ireland and to to advance our understanding of how the brain works.

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