Aisling completed her BSc in Biomedical Science at Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin St in 2015 and began her PhD with the Obesity Immunology Research group under the supervision of Prof. Donal O’Shea and Dr. Andrew Hogan at St. Vincent’s University Hospital. Her research focused on the impact of obesity on Mucosal -Associated T (MAIT)… Read More
Carlos is a 3rd year PhD in the Galicia Sur Health Research Institute in Spain. As part of his PhD programme, Carlos was engaged in a 3 month international research placement in Ireland under the supervision of Prof. Ursula Fearon.
Keelin obtained a B.Sc in Pharmacology from University College Dublin in 2019. Her final year project involved the generation of kidney and brain organoids to investigate whether epigenetic silencing plays a role in mediating renal damage. She gained useful skills in cell culture when carrying out her final year project that she has been able… Read More
Dr Áine Gorman has a degree in Medicine from NUI Galway. She also holds a master’s degree in clinical education. She is currently a 5th year trainee. Her main research interests include early inflammatory arthritis and pregnancy in patients with rheumatic disease.
Eimear completed a BSc in Physiology from University College Dublin in 2017. Eimear’s interest in pathophysiology and the understanding of the failing of physiological processes at a molecular level led her to undertake an MSc in Molecular Medicine from Trinity College Dublin, based at St. James Hospital. Her thesis examined the role of natural killer cells… Read More
Hannah has been a Research Assistant for the Molecular Rheumatology Research Group and an employee of CARD since June 2016. Primarily, she coordinates our weekly arthroscopies and liaises with our research team to confirm sample collection and processing. She also assists the research team with any experimental procedures that need doing. Hannah obtained her Undergraduate… Read More
Sian graduated from NUI Maynooth with a B.Sc in Genetics and Bioinformatics in 2011. Subsequently, she studied an M.Sc in Translational Oncology with Trinity College Dublin, where she developed an interest in epigenetics in inflammatory diseases. Sian has recently completed her research M.Sc which investigated the mechanism of action of Methotrexate on inflammatory mechanisms in… Read More
Lorna obtained her PhD from National University of Ireland, Maynooth in the area of molecular microbiology with Prof. Sean Doyle in 2010. Her first postdoctoral position was with Dr. Chet Cooper in the Dept. of Biology, Youngstown State University, Ohio. She then returned to Ireland to work with Prof. Ursula Bond in the Dept. of… Read More
Sarah was awarded a BSc in Biomedical Health and Life Sciences from University College Dublin in 2013 with an experimental thesis entitled “Pathogenic Potential of MicroRNA in Giant Cell Arteritis”. Sarah’s experience in translational research led her to a strong interest in physiologically relevant models of disease to better understand disease mechanisms and potential therapeutic… Read More
Tatsiana obtained her PhD from Trinity College Dublin in Biochemistry, in the area of tRNA modification with Prof. Vincent Kelly in 2011. She undertook her first postdoctoral position with Prof. Yuri Volkov (2010-2014) in the Nanomedicine group in St. James’s Hospital, Trinity College Dublin. While there, she was involved in NAMDIATREAM (Nanotechnological toolkits for multi-modal… Read More
Clare completed a B.A (Mod) in Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College Dublin in 2011 and began a PhD under the supervision of Dr Aisling Dunne in the Molecular Immunology Group, TCD. Her research focused on the role of particulate matter in driving joint inflammation and tissue degradation with particular attention to the intracellular signalling… Read More
Monika was awarded a PhD in Endocrinology from Jagiellonian University in 2005. Since 2007 she is a postdoctoral scientist in the Centre for Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases, Dublin Academic Medical Centre in St Vincent’s University. She is also a visiting research fellow in the Department of Molecular Rheumatology, Trinity College Dublin. Her research projects were… Read More
Sharon obtained her PhD in Regenerative Medicine from NUI Galway under the supervision of Dr. Mary Murphy. During her PhD, Sharon was successful in obtaining a Fulbright Scholarship and Osteoarthritis Research Society International Scholarship which enabled her to carry out a 9 month research placement at the Center for Musculoskeletal Research, University of Rochester, New… Read More
Trudy obtained her BSc in Biomedical Health and Disease from University College Dublin in 2011. In the same year, Trudy was awarded a Molecular Medicine Ireland PhD scholarship for their unique cross-institutional Clinical and Translation Research Scholars Programme (CTRSP). During her PhD, she completed a four month Industry internship with Quintiles Transnational as part of… Read More
Siobhan Wade was the Lab Manager for the Molecular Rheumatology group. Siobhan completed a four year BA in Immunology in 2013 here in Trinity College Dublin, undergoing a final year research project with the School of Biochemistry and Immunology, supervised by Dr. Emma Creagh. Following this, she continued her research studies with Dr. Creagh to… Read More
Shruti Talekar is currently a first-year PhD student here in the Molecular Rheumatology research group. In 2018 she completed her Bachelors in Zoology from the University of Mumbai having undertaken a project focusing on the role of reactive oxygen species in brain development as a part of her final year thesis. Recently, in 2019 she… Read More