Research led by adjunct School of Medicine Professor Gautam Gulai and Head of School of Medicine, Professor Colum Dunne and Professor of General Practice, Professor Liam Gynn and University of Limerick Provost, Professor Shane Kilcommins was awarded a medal for the winning paper in the General Practice category at this year’s RAMI awards
- The evaluation of a training course to enhance intellectual disabilities and mental health awareness amongst General Practitioners attending police stations (Gautam Gulati, Valerie Murphy, Gurjot Brar, Shane Kilcommins, Alan Cusack, Colum Dunne, Liam Glynn, Brendan Kelly)
Three of the SoM medical microbiology research papers were shortlisted with the below paper winning the overall medical microbiology prize.
“Repeated transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in an overcrowded Irish emergency department elucidated by whole-genome sequencing”
- Association between tocilizumab treatment of hyperinflammatory patients with COVID-19 in a critical care setting and elevated incidence of hospital-acquired bacterial and invasive fungal infections (B Minihan, E McAuliffe, J Powell, S L Wong, K Wilkie, C Murphy, A Maher, L Power, N H O’Connell, C P Dunne)
- Repeated transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in an overcrowded Irish emergency department elucidated by whole-genome sequencing (D Hare, C Meaney, J Powell, B Slevin, B O’ Brien, L Power, N H O’ Connell, C F De Gascun, C P Dunne, P J Stapleton)
- Outcomes of implementation of the FilmArray meningoencephalitis panel in a tertiary hospital between 2017 and 2020 (TeeKeat Teoh, James Powell, Jillian O’Keeffe, Eoghan Donlon, Lisa Dillon, Marie Lenihan, Amanda Mostyn, Lorraine Power, Peter Boers, Patrick J Stapleton, Nuala H O’Connell, Colum P Dunne)