1st patient recruited at Cork

Congratulations! The first participant enrolled in the IMPROvED clinical study at the Irish recruitment center, University College Cork. The event was widely covered in the national and local media, among them in the Irish Times, the Medical Independent as well as on leading Irish online health portal irishhealth.com.

free pic no repro fee Maeve O’ Connell Research Midwife on IMPROVED Project at CUMH with Amanda McCarthy the first participant enrolled in the IMPROVED study and Ted McCarthy from Ballincollig , Improved a New Project Offers Clear Hope for the Early Detection of Pre-eclampsia A new research initiative focusing on the life-threatening complications associated with pre-eclampsia is set to save the lives of affected mothers and babies.Improved an acronym for ‘Improved Pregnancy Outcomes by Early Detection. pictures Gerard McCarthy 087 8537228 more info contact Kate McSweeney College of Medicine and Health 087 – 6150199

The help of first-time mothers is vital to the success of IMPROvED.  Amanda McCarthy, (in photo with her husband Ken and Maeve O’Connell, our Research Midwife) said: “Pre-eclampsia can have a devastating outcome for both mums and babies.  By joining IMPROvED I feel that I am contributing to a better and more personalised approach to understanding the cause of this disease”.