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National Preclinical Imaging Centre

Ireland’s first national preclinical imaging centre (NPIC) will provide enhanced research data to inform new clinical trials and improve patient outcomes. It is being established through a €3.4 million award from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) under their research infrastructure programme.   The Centre will be led by Professor Annette Byrne (RSCI) in partnership with Professor William Gallagher (UCD) and Professor Abhay Pandit (CÚRAM, NUI Galway).  Emer Conroy and Dr. Jeffrey Glennon will lead the UCD aspect of this distributed infrastructure.  UCD will receive €2.01 million of the award funding and have committed to complementing this with an additional €645,558 in co-funding. This will support equipment purchase, refurbishment and technical support

MRI diffusion tensor imaging reveals white matter changes in the brain across genotypes