Noel Caplice

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A negative side effect of the off-label use of stem cells is that it makes it harder for researchers to raise money for research

If you were to read many of the adverts for stem cell therapy that you can find online, you would be forgiven for believing that stem cell therapy is (...)

Irish cardiologists have found a way to  repair damaged cardiac muscle and reduce the risk of future heart failure by injecting a growth promoter into the hearts of heart attack sufferers. Photograph: Getty Images

A team of Irish cardiologists have shown that injecting an insulin-like growth promoter into the hearts of patients who have suffered a severe heart a(...)

Prof Noel Caplice, director of the Centre for Research in Vascular Biology at University College Cork,  displays his stent mesh. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

As Prof Noel Caplice describes it, a revolutionary new system that avoids putting patients through heart bypass operations was literally a “back-of(...)

Rebecca Wall, a researcher with the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, with Dr Catherine Stanton: “Teagasc has a very big collection of bacteria cultures,” says Dr Stanton

Heart disease is a leading cause of death in Ireland with approximately 10,000 people dying from it each year, according to the Irish Heart Foundation(...)