A Milestone for Malaysia in Phase 1!

We would like to congratulate Dr. Siew-Eng Choon from Monash University for publishing a paper titled ‘Inhibition of the Interleukin-36 Pathway for the Treatment of Generalized Pustular Psoriasis in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine along side other prominent researchers.

Visit the New England Journal of Medicine website to read the paper, visit https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc1811317?cookieSet=1

‘I felt I could do much more than just give lectures, I could save lives’

Dr Isma Liza Mohd Isa, postdoctoral researcher at Cúram, NUI Galway. Image: NUI Galway

Dr Isma Liza Mohd Isa aims to eradicate chronic back pain forever.

A report last year found that in Ireland, back pain was the most commonly reported chronic condition, with one in five respondents to a survey saying they suffer from it.

While a multitude of different reasons could be behind back pain, ranging from diet factors to deeper bone issues, a research team is aiming to stop the problem at its source with a new hydrogel. Read more

Eid Mubarak 2017