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  • Heavey, Colm (University of Limerick, 2013)
    In an era where economic turbulence is constant with many organisations rightsizing to remain competitive, customer value improvement (CVI) is central to organisational strategy. As a panacea for this customer value ...
  • Omerdić, Edin; Toal, Daniel; Finn, Paddy (European Association for the Development of Renewable Energies, Environment and Power Quality, 2010)
    This paper describes a set of novel aiding tools and technologies for system integration, deployment, monitoring and maintenance of ocean energy devices. The main component of the system is smart remotely operated vehicle ...
  • Lawlor, Brian; Segurado, Ricardo; Kennelly, Sean; Olde Rikkert, Marcel G. M.; Howard, Robert; Pasquier, Florence; Borjesson-Hanson, Anne; Tsolaki, Magda; Lucca, Ugo; William Molloy, D; Coen, Robert; Riepe, Matthias W.; Kálmán, János; Kenny, Rose Anne; Cregg, Fiona; O'Dwyer, Sarah; Walsh, Cathal Dominic; Adams, Jessica; Banzi, Rita; Breuilh, Laetitia; Daly, Leslie; Hendrix, Suzanne; Aisen, Paul; Gaynor, Siobhan; Sheikhi, Ali; Taekema, Diana G.; Verhey, Frans R.; Nemni, Raffaello; Nobili, Flavio; Franceschi, Massimo; Frisoni, Giovanni; Zanetti, Orazio; Konsta, Anastasia; Anastasios, Orologas; Nenopoulou, Styliani; Tsolaki-Tagaraki, Fani; Pakaski, Magdolna; Dereeper, Olivier; de la Sayette, Vincent; Sénéchal, Olivier; Lavenu, Isabelle; Devendeville, Agnés; Calais, Gauthier; Crawford, Fiona; Mullan, Michael (Public Library of Science, 2018)
    Background This study reports the findings of the first large-scale Phase III investigator-driven clinical trial to slow the rate of cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease with a dihydropyridine (DHP) calcium channel ...
  • Thurman, Edward W. (University of Limerick, 2009)
    In this thesis a novel approach to the management of multiple payload sonar systems is described. The objective of this study is the design, development, and experimental verification of an automated system that facilitates ...
  • Capocci, Romano (University of Limerick, 2018)
    In this thesis, a novel smart inspection-ROV is described. The research addresses the need for a highly-capable ROV with abilities to carry out close-quarters inspections of marine renewable energy installations in their ...
  • Bashar, Khalid; Healy, Donagh A.; Elsheikh, Sawsan; Browne, Leonard D.; Walsh, Michael T.; Clarke-Moloney, Mary; Burke, Paul E.; Kavanagh, Eamon G.; Walsh, Stewart R. (Public Library of Science, 2015)
    A brachiobasilic arteriovenous fistula (BB-AVF) can provide access for haemodialysis in patients who are not eligible for a more superficial fistula. However, it is unclear whether one or two-stage BB-AVF is the best option ...
  • Duraibabu, Dinesh Babu; Poeggel, Sven; Omerdić, Edin; Capocci, Romano; Lewis, Elfed; Newe, Thomas; Leen, Gabriel; Toal, Daniel; Dooly, Gerard (MDPI, 2017)
    A miniature sensor for accurate measurement of pressure (depth) with temperature compensation in the ocean environment is described. The sensor is based on an optical fibre Extrinsic Fabry-Perot interferometer (EFPI) ...
  • Murphy, Sylvia M.; Kiely, Maeve; Jakeman, Philip M.; Kiely, Patrick A.; Carson, Brian P. (Portland Press, 2016)
    The importance of growth and maintenance of skeletal muscle is vital for long term health and quality of life. Appropriate nutrition with specific bioactivities relevant to the functionalities of tissues such as skeletal ...
  • Riordan, James (University of Limerick, 2006)
    In this thesis a novel performance optimised approach to sidescan sonar simulation is described. Seminal approaches to sonar simulation reported in the literature are seen to produce visually realistic results that are ...
  • Vancampfort, Davy; Stubbs, Brendon; Smith, Lee; Hallgren, Mats; Firth, Joseph; Herring, Matthew P.; Probst, Michel; Koyanagi, Ai (Elsevier, 2018)
    Objective: Although physical activity (PA) is associated with a reduction of a wide range of sleep problems, it remains uncertain whether complying with the international guidelines of 150 min of moderate to vigorous PA ...
  • Healy, Donagh A.; Clarke-Moloney, Mary; Gaughan, Brendan; O'Daly, Siobhan; Hausenloy, Derek; Sharif, Faisal; Newell, John; O'Donnell, Martin; Grace, Pierce; Forbes, John F.; Cullen, Walter; Kavanagh, Eamon G; Burke, Paul E.; Cross, Simon; Dowdall, Joseph; McMonagle, Morgan; Fulton, Greg J.; Manning, Brian J; Kheirelseid, Elrasheid A. H.; Leahy, Austin; Moneley, Daragh; Naughton, Peter; Boyle, Emily; McHugh, Seamus; Madhaven, Prakash; O'Neill, Sean; Martin, Zenia; Courtney, Donal; Tubassam, Muhammed; Sultan, Sherif; McCartan, Damian; Medani, Mekki; Walsh, Stewart R. (BioMed Central, 2015)
    Background: Patients undergoing vascular surgery procedures constitute a 'high-risk' group. Fatal and disabling perioperative complications are common. Complications arise via multiple aetiological pathways. This mechanistic ...
  • McCormack, Hannah M.; MacIntyre, Tadhg E.; O'Shea, Deirdre; Herring, Matthew P.; Campbell, Mark J. (Frontiers Media, 2018)
    Purpose: Burnout has been shown to develop due to chronic stress or distress, which has negative implications for both physical and mental health and well-being. Burnout research originated in the “caring-professions.” ...
  • Hussein, Wael F.; Mohammed, Husham; Browne, Leonard D.; Plant, Liam; Stack, Austin G. (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: Central venous catheters (CVC) are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality among patients undergoing haemodialysis (HD), yet they are frequently used as the primary vascular access for many patients ...
  • Wolter, Maike; Volkert, Dorothee; Streicher, Melanie; Kiesswetter, Eva; Torbahn, Gabriel; O'Connor, Eibhlís M.; O'Keeffe, Mary; Kelly, Mary; O'Herlihy, Eileen A.; O'Toole, Paul W.; Timmons, Suzanne; O'Shea, Emma; Kearney, Patricia M.; van Zwienen-Pot, Judith; Visser, Marjolein; Maitre, Isabelle; Van Wymelbeke, Virginie; Sulmont-Rossé, Claire; Nagel, Gabriele; Flechtner-Mors, Marion; Goisser, Sabine; Teh, Ruth; Hebestreit, Antje (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background & aims: Malnutrition is widespread among older people and related to poor outcome. Reported prevalences vary widely, also because of different diagnostic criteria used. This study aimed to describe prevalences ...
  • O'Riordan, David; Elodie Aubert, Carole; Walsh, Kieran A.; Van Dorland, Anette; Rodondi, Nicolas; Du Puy, Robert S.; Poortvliet, Rosalinde K E.; Gussekloo, Jacobijn; Sinnott, Carol; Byrne, Stephen; Galvin, Rose; Jukema, J Wouter; Mooijaart, Simon P.; Baumgartner, Christine; McCarthy, Vera; Walsh, Elaine K.; Collet, Tinh-Hai; Dekkers, Olaf M.; Blum, Manuel R.; Kearney, Patricia M. (BMJ Publishing Group, 2018)
    Objectives To estimate and compare the prevalence and type of potentially inappropriate prescribing (PIP) and potential prescribing omissions (PPOs) among communitydwelling older adults (≥65 years) enrolled to a clinical ...
  • Hagmeyer, Simone; Sauer, Ann Katrin; Grabrucker, Andreas M. (Frontiers Media, 2018)
    The loss of one copy of SHANK3 (SH3 and multiple ankyrin repeat domains 3) in humans highly contributes to Phelan McDermid syndrome (PMDS). In addition, SHANK3 was identified as a major autism candidate gene. Interestingly, ...
  • Dowling, Catríona M.; Phelan, James L.; Callender, Julia A.; Cathcart, Mary Clare; Mehigan, Brian; McCormick, Paul; Dalton, Tara; Coffey, John C.; Newton, Alexandra C.; O'Sullivan, Jacintha; Kiely, Patrick A. (Impact Journals, 2016)
    Despite extensive efforts, cancer therapies directed at the Protein Kinase C (PKC) family of serine/threonine kinases have failed in clinical trials. These therapies have been directed at inhibiting PKC and have, in some ...
  • Stack, Austin G.; Alghali, Ahmad; Li, Xia; Ferguson, John P.; Casserly, Liam F.; Cronin, Cornelius J.; Reddan, Donal N.; Hussein, Wael F.; Elsayed, Mohamed E. (Oxford University Press, 2017)
    Background: Although anaemia is a common complication of advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD), knowledge of quality of care and management practices in specialist clinics varies. We examined anaemia practices at specialist ...
  • Day, John P.; Whiteley, Ellanor; Freeley, Michael; Long, Aideen; Malacrida, Beatrice; Kiely, Patrick A.; Baillie, George S. (Future Science, 2018)
    Aim: RACK1 is a multifunctional scaffolding protein that is expressed in many cellular compartments, orchestrating a number of signaling processes. RACK1 acts as a signaling hub to localize active enzymes to discrete ...
  • Kiely, Maeve; Adams, David R.; Hayes, Sheri L.; O'Connor, Rosemary; Baillie, George S.; Kiely, Patrick A. (Elsevier, 2017)
    Conflicting reports implicate the scaffolding protein RACK1 in the progression of breast cancer. RACK1 has been identified as a key regulator downstream of growth factor and adhesion signalling and as a direct binding ...

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