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Health Research Board


HRB supports and funds health and social care research and provide evidence to inform policy and practice. Our agency manages an investment portfolio of c. €200 million.
Our Strategy 2021-2025 sets out ambitious plans to advance health and social care research, data and evidence to benefit Ireland’s people, society and economy. We are committed to ensuring that research and evidence are translated into breakthroughs that improve people’s health, deliver new treatments and inform health policy and practice.
To avail of the opportunities offered by advanced therapeutics, collaboration and coordination will be required between all stakeholders, nationally and globally. The HRB has committed to exploring opportunities for investments in genomic research and personalised medicine, and in biobanking. This builds on national HRB investments such as support for trials and associated infrastructures and a research agenda including clinical, population health and health services research.

Caitriona Creely

Programme Manager Data Infrastructures and Personalised Medicine
Research and Innovation Infrastructures 0035312345204


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67-72 Lower Mount Street
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Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical
  • Omics