Meet the PIs

Professor Larry Egan

Professor Larry Egan

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology
NUI Galway

fistula; Crohn’s disease; bioengineering; biomaterials

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Professor Caitriona O'Driscoll

Professor Caitriona O'Driscoll

Professor and Chair of Pharmaceutics
University College Cork

non-viral gene delivery; neurodegenerative disease; blood brain barrier

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Dr Eoin O’Cearbhaill

Dr Eoin O’Cearbhaill

Director of UCD Medical Device Design Group
University College Dublin

biometals; medical device design; bioabsorbable bulk metallic glass, microneedle

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Professor Garry Duffy

Professor Garry Duffy

Personal Professor in Anatomy & Regenerative Therapies
NUI Galway

type 1 diabetes; cell encapsulation; foreign body response; fibrosis

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Professor Olivier Thomas

Professor Olivier Thomas

Professor in Marine Biodiscovery
NUI Galway

marine biodiscovery; biomolecules; analytical (bio)chemistry; pharmacological and medical applications

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Professor Andreas Heise

Professor Andreas Heise

Associate Professor of Chemistry; Head of Polymer Chemistry and Biopolymers Lab
Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland

biofunctional polymers; biomaterials; hydrogels

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Professor Adrienne Gorman

Professor Adrienne Gorman

Lecture in Biochemistry
NUI Galway

cell death and survival, heat shock proteins, unfolded protein response, Parkinson's disease, breast cancer

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Professor Abhay Pandit

Professor Abhay Pandit

Scientific Director of CÚRAM; Professor of Biomaterials
NUI Galway

biomaterials; drug delivery; gene delivery; bioengineering

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Professor William Wijns

Professor William Wijns

Professor in Interventional Cardiology
NUI Galway

medical device development; biosensing; biomaterials

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Dr Yury Rochev

Dr Yury Rochev

Lecturer in Biomedical Science
NUI Galway

biomaterials, polymer-based drug delivery systems, tissue engineering products, medical devices

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