Dr Elaine Sullivan, Carrick Therapeutics, winner of the Emerging award at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, which took place in Citywest. Photograph: Dave Meehan for the Irish Times

Dr Elaine Sullivan, co-founder and chief executive of early-stage life-sciences company Carrick Therapeutics, has won top prize in the emerging catego(...)

Drug-resistant bacteria: “Targeting aggressive and resistant disease is an area where we can make a real difference to patients’ lives,” says Dr Elaine Sullivan. Photograph: CDC/Janice Carr/Science Photo Library

A new Irish company treatment company, Carrick Therapeutics, has attracted $95 million (€84.5 million) in an initial funding round. The new financia(...)

John McCormack, Irish Cancer Society, Prof John Fitzpatrick, breast cancer survivor Sharon Burrell and Prof William Gallagher. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Women diagnosed with breast cancer are to be asked to contribute tumour tissue to a national biobank which will be used to monitor treatments for the (...)

Researchers will share resources and expertise in a project designed to predict the best treatment options for breast cancer patients. Photograph: Getty Images

Details of a new multi-million euro cancer research collaboration have been announced by the Irish Cancer Society. The Breast Predict project will see(...)