Join RCSIsmj together with RCSI Neuroscience Society in welcoming Professor David Henshall, who will be discussing his paper on “Transient P2X7 Receptor Antagonism Produces Lasting Reductions in Spontaneous Seizures and Gloss in Experimental Temporal Lobe Epilepsy”. The presentation will take place Monday, January 23rd at 7pm, in tutorial room 2/3 RCSI SSG. Click here to […]
Frogs, Chinese Emperors and Cryonics: The False Science of Immortality RCSIsmj senior staff writer Daniel O’Reilly
On November 18th this year, a girl in the UK who was dying of terminal cancer won a court case allowing her to have her body cryogenically frozen, in the hope that she could be revived in the future when a cure for her cancer (and presumably death) will have been discovered1. Cryonics, or the […]
Join RCSIsmj in welcoming Mr. David O’Brien, Consultant Neurosurgeon in Beaumont Hospital. Topic: “Invasive MRSA infections in neurosurgical patients – A decade of progress.” The event will take place Monday, November 21st 7pm, TR 2/3 RCSI SSG. As always, food and refreshments will be served! Please Note: The paper has only recently been accepted by […]
Today’s medical interventions have reached a new level of sophistication, allowing us to push the boundaries of health outcomes we can provide for our patients. However, many subsets of the world’s population are yet to benefit from such advancements, and instead, require us to provide a different dynamic of healthcare. Multinational states of political and […]
Join RCSIsmj in welcoming Dr. Frank Doyle who will be discussing the topic “Insight into Peer Review”. The presentation will take place Monday November 7th at 7pm in TR2/3, RCSI. As always, food and refreshments will be served.
It’s no surprise that the media dominates the waking hours of most children and adolescents. The use of cellphones, video games, television and the internet have increased dramatically over the past decade with the average adolescent spending up to 8 hours per day accessing various forms of media (1), leading to the moniker ‘generation M’. […]
We invite all students to enter the RCSIsmj Ethics Competition. Each year we ask students to submit an essay discussing the ethical questions raised in the case presented in the 2015/2016 issue of the RCSIsmj. Medical ethics is an essential aspect of the medical curriculum and we hope to encourage RCSI students to think critically […]
Join us in welcoming Dr Mark Murphy who will be discussing his paper “The ‘general check-up’ in the asymptomatic adult- a study of GPs in the North West of Ireland” Click here to read the The ‘general check-up’ in the asymptomatic adult- a study of GPs in the North West of Ireland paper. The presentation will take […]
The RCSIsmj is hosting its first event of the year on Monday, October 3rd at 7pm in the Cheyne lecture theatre. Join us to: Learn more about student research at RCSI Hear presentations by published student authors Get guidance on submitting to SMJ As always, food and refreshments will be served shortly afterwards.