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PhD Candidate in Neuroimmunology, University of Glasgow

I received a first class honours degree from Trinity College Dublin in the field of Molecular Medicine. During my degree I worked in the lab of Dr. Colm Cunningham on inflammation in the ageing brain. After completing my degree, I worked as a research assistant in that same lab and contributed to a publication that has now been submitted to Brain, Behaviour & Immunity for review. I then started my PhD at the University of Glasgow under the supervision of Prof. Christopher Linington, Dr. Julia Edgar and Dr. Marieke Pingen. I am now almost finished the third year of my PhD project where I have studied a subset of antibodies in multiple sclerosis patients that we have shown to have antiviral activity. My research was recently published in Acta Neuropathologica Communications (see link here ).


  • –present
    PhD researcher, University of Glasgow


  • 2017 
    Trinity College Dublin, B.A. Natural Sciences mod. Molecular Medicine