Louise Kenny

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Dr Peter Boylan said the lack of provision for mental health services for new mothers was “not acceptable in 2017”. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

There are just three part-time perinatal psychiatrists in Ireland, all based in Dublin, and there is no mother-and-baby unit for severely depressed mo(...)

Micheál Brett, author of Micheál and the Magical Circus which was inspired by the shows he put on as a child and  the farm animals  around his home as he grew up. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

Micheál Brett laughs a little nervously as he explains his children’s book Micheál and the Magical Circus came about because he always wanted to be a (...)

 Pictured  with 4 day old baby Molly, are Enterprise Equity partner Frank Walsh, Partner,  SOSventures European Investment Partner Bill Liao, Metabolomic Diagnostics chief executive Charles Garvey and Prof. Louise Kenny, consultant obstetrician and director of the INFANT Centre.

Irish biotech company Metabolomic Diagnostics has secured an additional $2 million in venture funding to help complete its new screening test for firs(...)

For many women, the idea of a baby growing inside them is deeply unsettling. Photograph: iStockphoto

Tocophobia, an extreme fear of childbirth, is surprisingly common and is estimated to affect one in 10 women. It was first identified by Dr Kristina (...)

 Anne-Marie Looney, a HRB-funded PhD student working within the Neonatal Brain Research area at the Infant Biobank.  Photograph:  Tomas Tyner, UCC

In a research centre in Cork, more than 1.5 million tissue samples from pregnant women, their partners and very young babies are kept in a freezer. Th(...)

From left: Dr Anthony Morrissey, centre manager INFANT, Prof Louise Kenny, consultant obstetrician and director of INFANT, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, IBM’s Dr Robert McCarthy and Prof Mark Ferguson of Science Foundation Ireland at an event hosted by SFI to celebrate scientific collaboration between Ireland and the United States as part of the St Patrick’s Day Festival

The Science Foundation Ireland-funded Infant centre (Irish Centre for Foetal and Neonatal Translational Research) at University College Cork has teame(...)

Christoper Belton, Louise Kenny and Maeve Furlong with James Nugent, managing director of Lisney. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Agents Lisney have appointed three new divisional directors – Louise Kenny in the residential department, Maeve Furlong in property receiverships and (...)

The study is a meta-analysis of 25 previously published papers on the links between Caesarean sections and conditions such as autism and ADHD. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Delivery by Caesarean section is associated with an increased risk of autism in childhood, according to a study by Irish researchers.Children born b(...)

Prof Louise Kenny: “Having a test like this will enable us to tell a mother at an early stage that she can go home and relax and enjoy her pregnancy and to help the small number who are at risk of pre-eclampsia.”

Work being carried out at the Irish Centre for Foetal and Neonatal Translational Research (Infant) in Cork could result in the world’s first ac(...)

Pre-eclampsia is the current leading cause of maternal death in Europe.  Photograph: Katie Collins/PA Wire

A major Irish-led research programme that aims to revolutionise maternal and foetal healthcare through a significantly more personalised treatment app(...)

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