University of Limerick researcher receives famous international grant for research into bone-loss diseases

A University of Limerick researcher has been awarded a prestigious grant of €1.5m to pursue studies in treating bone-loss diseases.

Dr David Hoey, who works in the Materials and Surface Science Institute, at UL, specialises in how physical activity can help maintain a healthy skeleton.

According to Dr Hoey the funding of €1.5m, which was granted by the European Research Council, will help them discover “innovative treatments” for bone-loss diseases.

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