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PhD Graduates 2000-2016

2016

  • Dr. Susan Breslin (2016) Investigations of mechanisms of drug-resistance and associated biomarkers in HER2-overexpressing breast cancer (Supervisor Associate Professor Lorraine O’Driscoll)
  • Dr. Conor O’Shea (2016) Synthesis and biological evaluation of novel pyrazolyl 1, 4-dihydropyridines, 1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyrimidines and related compounds as antiproliferative agents. (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Francis Quilty (2016) Mechanistic Studies into the effect of Deoxycholic Acid on Oesophageal cancer initiation and progression. (Supervisors Associate Professor John Gilmer & Professor Aideen Long)
  • Dr. Vilmar Bandero (2016) Design, Development and Biological Evaluatiion of A Novel Bioactive Indane Scaffold. (Supervisors Associate Professor Helen Sheridan & Associate Professor Neil Frankish)
  • Dr. Eoin Sherwin (2016) Regional specific modulation of neuronal activation associated with the antidepressanr-related properties of neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS) inhibitors. (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Eileen O’Toole (2016) The impact of pharmacological modulation of the NMDA-receptor/NO signalling pathway on neuronal complexity in vitro. (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Eimear O’Neill (2016) Protective effects of noradrenergic and neurotrophic signalling on neuronal complexity in vitro. (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Justin Yssel (2016) Targeting the noradrenergic system for anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective actions in an animal model of Parkinson’s disease. (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Andrew Byrne (2016) Design, Synthesis and biochemical evaluation of novel Anthracenes, Ethanoanthracenes and related compounds to target Burkitt’s Lymphoma (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)

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2015

  • Dr. Tadgh Cotter (2015) Design, synthesis and evoluation of indazoles of antiproliferative agents. (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Keith O’Brien (2015) Triple negative breast cancer-derived extracellular - vesicles as naturally-occurring therapeutic delivery systems. (Supervisor Associate Professor Lorraine O’Driscoll)
  • Dr. Shane Gormley (2015) Multimodal magnetic resonance imaging in animal models of depression. (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Mary-Claire Kennedy (2015) Factors affecting the pharmacotherapeutic management of chronic non-malignant pain in ageing and elderly population in Ireland. (Supervisor Associate Professor Martin Henman)
  • Dr. Maire O’Dwyer (2015) Prevalence, Patterns and Factors Associated with Multiple Medicines Use in an Ageing Population with Intellectual Disability in Ireland. (Supervisor Associate Professor Martin Henman)
  • Dr. Cicely Roche (2015) Moral reasoning competencies development in community pharmacists in Ireland: a repeated measures crossover study. (Supervisor Professor Marek Radomski)
  • Dr. Brian William Moran (2015) The design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel multiple targeting anti-cancer agents. (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)

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2014

  • Dr. Shane O’Sullivan (2014) Nitrate-barbiturate compounds inhibit matrix metalloproteinase-9 in in-vitro and in-vivo models of intestinal inflammation. (Supervisor Assistant Professor Carlos Medina Martin)
  • Dr. Barry McGuinness (2014) Rodent models of immunologically induced depression and anxiety related behaviour and associated biomarkers. (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Eimear Fagan (2014) The impact of pro-inflammatory cytokines on the kynurenine pathway, glucocorticoid sensitivity and serotonin transport in microglia: Implications for depression and the anti-inflammatory properties of antidepressants. (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Martina Hughes (2014) Inflammation, the stress response system and the kynurenine pathway in the pathogenesis of depression and response to ECT. (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Cathal Cadogan (2014) An exploration of the role of community pharmacists in the supply of benzodiazepines and Z-drugs in Ireland. (Supervisor Assistant Professor Sheila Ryder)
  • Dr. Vincent Curtąin (2014) Investigations of the potential of crystalline excipients to prevent the process-induced amorphisation of active pharmaceutical ingredients. (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy)
  • Dr. Joanne Crean (2014) The optimisation, characterisation and platelet compatibility of polymeric nanocarriers loaded with NSAIDs. (Supervisor Associate Professor Lidia Tajber)

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2013

  • Dr. Ekatherine Prokopiou (2013) Pre-clinical evaluation of novel tumour vascular disrupting agents. (Supervisors Assistant Professor Sheila Ryder & Assistant Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Rizwan Masood Sheikh (2013) Response and resistance in advanced cancer (Supervisor Associate Professor Lorraine O’Driscoll)
  • Dr. Marika Doucet (2013) Investigation of the PSD-95/nNOS protein interaction as a target for antidepressant activity. (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Aine Abautret-Daly (2013) An investigation of the impact of experimental colitis and inflammatory bowel disease on behaviour and on systemic and central inflammation. (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Valentina Gigliucci (2013) Neuronal nitric oxide synthase: a novel target for antidepressant activity. (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Caitriona O’Neill (2013) Treatment Patterns, Costs and Outcomes of Cancer Care among Older Adults: A Population-Based Analysis. (Supervisor Associate Professor Martin Henman)
  • Dr. Billy Egan (2013) Identification of novel targets for cancer chemotherapeutic agents: Design, synthesis and evaluation of chromene based compounds with affinity for steroid hormone receptors. (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Patrick Kelly (2013) Dual acting nuclear receptor targeting conjugates: Design, synthesis and biochemical evaluation. (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Brian William Moran (2013) The Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Novel Multiple Targeting Anti-Cancer Agents ( Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Adrian Coogan (2013) Design and Synthesis of Tubulin-Binding Agents, and their Incorporation into Novel Dual-Acting Hybrid Molecules Targeting the Tumour Vasculature (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Gary Stack (2013) Stereoselective Synthesis of Novel Tubulin Inhibitors with Diverse Functionality for Integration into Molecular Conjugates and Designed Multiple Ligands. (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Anita Monika Umerska (2013) Formulation and characterisation of polyelectrolyte complex nanoparticles for the delivery of salmon calcitonin (Supervisor Associate Professor Lidia Tajber)
  • Dr. Christine Grossjohann (2013) Pharmaceutical cocrystals: a contribution to fundamental studies addressing solubility, dissolution, formation and characterisation (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy, Professor Owen I Corrigan & Assoc. Professor Lidia Tajber)
  • Dr. Shu Wang (2013) Investigations of beta-lactams as novel bioactive compounds. (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Evelyn O’Shea (2013) Investigation of the solid-state, powder flow and tablet ability properties of comminuted active pharmaceutical ingredients. (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy, Professor Owen I Corrigan & Associate Professor Lidia Tajber)
  • Dr. Kathleen Niamh Buckley (2013) The role of the community pharmacist in optimising patients’ inhaler use in asthma management. (Supervisor Assistant Professor Sheila Ryder)
  • Dr. Stephany Micallef (2013) Characterisation of Polymorphisms on the Promoter Region of the Human Histamine 4 Receptor. (Supervisor Assistant Professor Astrid Sasse)
  • Dr. Maria Dul (2013) Engineering a Novel Insulin Delivery System (Supervisors Associate Professor Lidia Tajber & Assistant Professor Astrid Sasse)
  • Dr. Claire Corcoran (2013) Intracellular and extracellular biomarkers predictive of response to anti-cancer treatments for breast and prostate cancer. (Supervisor Associate Professor Lorraine O’Driscoll)
  • Dr. Ikarastika Rahayu Abdul Wahab (2013) Chemical and pharmacological studies on pereskia bleo kunth. (Cactaceae) andchoisya ternate Kunth. (Rutaceae) (Supervisor Assistant Professor Fabio Boylan)
  • Dr. Stefano Bianco (2013) The effect of processing on the solid state characteristis of selected sulphonamides and their sodium salts, alone and as drug-salt composites. (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy, Professor Owen I Corrigan & Associate Professor Lidia Tajber)
  • Dr. Ferenc Májer (2013) Synthetic, photophysical and biological studies into new tools for investigating bile acid disposition and toxicity. (Supervisor Associate Professor John Gilmer)
  • Dr. Maria Inës Amaro (2013) Development of salmon calcitonin (sCT) nanoporous/nanoparticulate microparticles for pulmonary delivery. (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy, Professor Owen I Corrigan & Associate Professor Lidia Tajber)
  • Dr. Elaine Breen (2013) The design, synthesis and preliminary evaluation of prodrugs and hybrid drugs with tubulin polymerisation inhibitory activity and anti-proliferative activity. (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh).
  • Dr. Maeve E. Malone (2013) A clinical pharmacokinetic evaluation of amphotericin B Lipid Complex in critically ill patients. (Supervisor Assistant Professor Deirdre D’Arcy)

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2012

  • Dr. Jennifer Rouine (2012) Investigation of cerebral perfusion changes following MDMA “Ecstasy” administration in an animal model using bolus-tracking arterial spin labelling MRI. (Supervisor: Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Bozena E. Adamczyk (2012) Development of microemulsions and self-emulsifying systems for oral drug delivery. (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy & Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Deirdre Frances Finn (2012) Studies on the design, synthesis and stability of novel anti-allergy agents. (Supervisor Assistant Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Wei Shi (2012) Design and synthesis of 4-(1,3-diaryl-1H-pyrazole-4-yl)-2,6-dimethyl-1,4-dihydropyridine compounds and evaluation as anti-proliferative and multi drug (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Johanna J. Salomon (2012) Drug transport across the human respiratory epithelial barrier (Supervisor Associate Professor Carsten Ehrhardt)
  • Dr. Alan Michael Gaffney (2012) Blood biocompatibility of polyvinyl, chloride surface-modified with multi-walled carbon nanotubes. (Supervisor Professor Marek Radomski)
  • Dr. Elena Schwagerus (2012) Functional expression of the epithelial sodium channel o-sub unit in human respiratory epithelial cells. (Supervisor Associate Professor Carsten Ehrhardt)
  • Dr. Bo Liu (2012) Investigation of factors affecting dissolution under biorelevant low velocity hydrodynamic conditions, using in vitro and in-silico methods (Supervisor Professor Owen I Corrigan & Assistant Professor Deirdre D’Arcy)

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2011

  • Dr. Sibylle Endter (2011) Characterisation of drug transporters in human respiratory epithelial cells. (Supervisor Associate Professor Carsten Ehrhardt)
  • Dr. Eileen Relihan (2011) The design, implementation, and evaluation of a medication safety programme in an acute Irish teaching hospital. (Supervisor Assistant Professor Sheila Ryder)
  • Dr. Eve Leonie Baginski (2011) Optimisation of pulmonary drug delivery of the model peptide drug, salmon calcitonin (Supervisor Associate Professor Carsten Ehrhardt)
  • Dr. Bassem I. Yassin (2011) Stability and hydrolysis studies of novel dual acting conjugate drugs with anticancer activity (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Yvonne M. McNamara (2011) Design synthesis and biochemical evaluation of novel antiproliferative agents for the treatment of Burkitt’s Lymphoma (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Krzysztof Jan. Paluch (2011) Solid-state characteristics of pre and post-spray dried active pharmaceutical ingredients, salts and co-crystalline forms. (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy, Professor Owen I Corrigan & Associate Professor Lidia Tajber)
  • Dr Janani Swaminathan (2011) Liposomes as carriers for systemic delivery of salmon calcitonin by inhalation. (Supervisor Associate Professor Carsten Ehrhardt)

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2010

  • Dr. Ruchika Sharma (2010) Investigations into bile acid effects on the golgi apparatus, cell viability and glucocorticoid receptor distribution in esophageal cells
    (Supervisor Associate Professor John Gilmer)
  • Dr. Niamh O’Boyle (2010) synthesis and biochemical evaluation of novel antiproliferative B-Lactams (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Tao Zhang (2010) The Synthesis of Novel Mast Cell Stabilisers from Benzocycloalkanones. (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Juan Jose Corbalan Penas (2010) Synthetic amorphous silica nanoparticles induce human endothelial cell inflammation and platelet aggregation: role of NF-KB and reactive nitrogen species (Supervisor Assistant Professor Carlos Medina and Professor Marek Radomski)
  • Dr. Aneta Radziwon (2010) Platelets decrease chemotherapy-induced cancer cell damage by increasing cell survival: Mechanisms and significance (Supervisor Professor Marek Radomski)
  • Dr. Johannah McCarthy (2010) The pharmacological and toxicological effects of polystrene and silica nanoparticles on human airway epithelial cells (Supervisor Professor Marek Radomski)
  • Dr. Lorna Gleeson (2010) Influence of anti-inflammatory interventions in the kainic acid model of hippocampal excitotoxicity (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Natacha Vanattou Saifoudine (2010) Caffeine exacerbates the toxicity of 3,4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA “Ecstasy”): A role for dopamine (Supervisor Associate Professor Andrew Harkin)
  • Dr. Stephen T. Buckley (2010) Cytokine-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition: mechanisms and implications for fibrotic diseases of respiratory and intestinal epithelia (Supervisor Associate Professor Carsten Ehrhardt & Assistant Professor Carlos Medina)
  • Dr. Sibylle Endter (2010) Characterisation of drug transporters in human respiratory epithelial cells. (Supervisor Associate Professor Carsten Ehrhardt)
  • Dr. Orla Woods (2010) Investigations into the anti-allergy properties of novel benzocycloalkanone based compounds . (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Paul Matthew O’Byrne (2010) Pharmaceutical stability and prodrug studies on the antidepressant bupropion (Supervisors Associate Professor John Gilmer and John Walsh)
  • Dr. Jun Wang (2010) The design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel barbiturate-based MMP inhibitors (Supervisor Associate Professor John Gilmer)

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2009

  • Dr. Jason Horan (2009) Design, synthesis and biochemical evaluation of novel 1,2,3,4, - tetrahydroisoquinolines as anti-proliferative agents in breast cancer cells. (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Maria Jose Santos Martinez (2009) A novel method for the measurement of flow-induced platelet activation at nanoscale resolution Level. (Supervisor Professor Marek Radomski)
  • Dr. Egle Passante (2009) RBL-2H3 and Primary Mast cells and their use in Screening Novel anti-inflammatory compounds (Supervisors Associate Professor Neil Frankish & Associate Professor Helen Sheridan)
  • Dr. Jenny Coppins (2009) In vitro investigation of the potential anti-inflammatory properties of novel compounds with respect to LFA-1 mediated T cell motility and cytotoxicity profiling (Supervisor Associate Professor Neil Frankish & Associate Professor Carsten Ehrhardt)
  • Dr. Denise Khan (2009) The pharmacological effects of novel isosorbide-based butyrylcholinesterase inhibitors. (Supervisor Assistant Professor Sheila Ryder)
  • Dr. Catriona Bradley (2009) Exploration of the role of community pharmacists in health promotion in Ireland (Supervisor Associate Professor Martin Henman)
  • Dr. Orla Ní Ógáin (2009) Investigations of a spray-drying method for producing nanoporous/nano-particulate microparticles (NPMPs) of proteins and protein-excipient. (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy, Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Xue Li (2009) Formulation, production and biointeraction of micro and nano particulates with potential for use in drug delivery (Supervisor Professor Owen I Corrigan & Associate Professor Lidia Tajber)
  • Dr. Ciaran Carolan (2009) Kinetic and Structural studies of novel isosorbide-based ligand binding to esterase enzymes (Supervisor Associate Professor John Gilmer)
  • Dr. Thomas Greene (2009) The design, synthesis, and evaluation of the Azetidin-2-one ring as a scaffold for novel combreastastatin A4 analogues (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Shadeed Gad (2009) Production and characterisation of spray dried particulate systems for pulmonary drug delivery. (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy & Professor Owen I Corrigan)

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2008

  • Dr. Niall Keely (2008) Design, synthesis and biochemical evaluation of dual-acting, estrogen receptor ligand conjugates. (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Juan Francisco Marquez Ruiz (2008) The design, synthesis and evaluation of novel steroid prodrugs for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases
    (Supervisor Associate Professor John Gilmer)
  • Dr. Martina White (2008) Endothelium as a target in the design of novel tumour and anti-angiogenic/vascular targeting agents (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Lorraine Nolan (2008) The production and characterisation of spray dried nanoporous microparticles (NPMPs) intended for dry powder inhalation drug delivery systems
    (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy & Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Alecia Rowena Barry (2008) Potential pharmaceutical applications of sepiolite
    (Supervisor Professor Pat Deasy)
  • Dr. Fiona Ní Chearúil (2008) Synthesis, characterisation and drug release from a range of novel "smart"-co-biodegradable systems (Supervisor Professor Owen Corrigan)

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2007

  • Dr. Adam Byrne (2007) Studies on Novel Compounds and Medicinal Plant Extracts as Potential Anti-allergy Agents (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Gillian Hudson (2007) Design, synthesis and evaluation of novel tumour antiogenic/vasculator targeting agents (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Miriam Carr (2007) Development of the b-lactum structure as a scaffold for biologically active compounds (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Gerald Dillon (2007) The synthesis and biological evaluation of a novel class of butyrylcholinesterase inhibitors using isosorbide as a building block
    (Supervisor Associate Professor John Gilmer)
  • Dr. Almath Maire Spooner (2007) A pharmacokinetic and clinical evaluation of antimicrobial drugs in critically ill patients during continuous venovenous haemodiafiltration (CVVHDF) therapy. (Supervisor Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Catherine Ryan (2007) Potential applications of Halloysite for improved topical drug delivery (Supervisor Professor Pat Deasy)
  • Dr. Deirdre Maria D'Arcy (2007) Use of computational fluid dynamics to investigate the relationship between hydrodynamics and rates of dissolution. (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy & Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Désirée Murphy (2007) An investigation into the behavioural effects of polyamines, polyamine antagonists and novel compounds in vivo (Supervisor Associate Professor Martin Henman)
  • Dr. Brendan McHale (2007) an investigation into the effects of current immunosuppressant’s and novel compounds on animal models of asthma and delayed type hypersensitivity (Supervisor Associate Professor Neil Frankish)

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2006

  • Dr. Andrew S Knox (2006) Development, validation and optimisation of a vHTS protocol for identification of estrogen receptor modulators. (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Cora Nestor (2006) Production of quinones by in vitro cultures of Dionaea and Streptocarpus cell cultures (Supervisors Professor Ingrid Hook & Associate Professor Helen Sheridan)
  • Dr. Lena Visdal-Johnsen (2006) Chemical Morphological variability of Taxus: Needles, seeds and cell cultures (Supervisor Professor Ingrid Hook)
  • Dr. Brendan McHale (2006) An investigation into the effects of current immunosuppressants and novel compounds on animal models of asthma and delayed type hypersensitivity (Supervisor Associate Professor Neil Frankish)

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2005

  • Dr. Helena M Smith (2005) Flexible estrogen receptor modulators (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Mary O'Sullivan (2005) The synthesis and biochemical evaluation of novel isoquinoline derivatives (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Joanne Gaynor (2005) Synthesis and testing of a novel class of cholinesterase inhibitors. (Supervisors Associate Professor John Gilmer and Dr. Sean Reidy)
  • Dr. Stephen G Butler (2005) Studies in the design and synthesis of novel selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Lidia Tajber (2005) Investigations of physicochemical properties of spray dried drug-excipient composites directed to inhalable products. (Supervisor Professor Owen I Corrigan & Professor Anne Marie Healy)
  • Dr. David Coughlan (2005) The influence of drug physicochemical properties on release from thermoresponsive "smart" hydrogels (Supervisor Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Emma Christina Lawless (2005) In vivo and in vitro mechanistic studies on targeting of lipophilic compounds to the intestinal lymphatics using lipid-based vehicles (Supervisor Professor Caitriona O’Driscoll)
  • Dr. Jun Li (2005) Polyamines and polyamine antagonists in cerebral ischaemia
    (Supervisor Associate Professor Martin Henman)

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2004

  • Dr. AnaLuisa Ferreira Simplicio (2004) Characterisation and analysis of beta-aminoketones as potential prodrugs for amines (Supervisors Dr. John Clancy and Associate Professor John Gilmer)
  • Dr. James Carolan (2004) Molecular systematics and chemical characterisation of Papaver (Poppy) species, hybrids and cultivars (Supervisors Professor Ingrid Hook & Dr. T. Hodkinson)
  • Dr. Anne Elizabeth Salter (2004) Use of halloysite for agrochemical applications (Supervisor Professor Pat Deasy)
  • Dr. Anthony McMahon (2004) Amphiphilic cyclodextrins for liver-targeted gene delivery (Supervisor Professor Caitriona O’Driscoll)
  • Dr. Fergal Seeballuck (2004) The use of the Caco-2 cell culture model to investigate lipid vehicle effects on lipid metabolism and drug permeation (Supervisor Professor Caitriona O’Driscoll)
  • Dr. Mark Hanlon (2004) Synthesis and evaluation of novel non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug derivatives (Supervisor Dr. Majella Lane & Associate Professor John Gilmer)
  • Dr. Robert Stephen Byrne (2004) Characterisation and use of porous aluminosilicate pellets for extended drug delivery (Supervisor Professor Pat Deasy)
  • Dr. Martina Ann Geraghty (2004) Investigation of Ibuprofen release from ethylcellulose matrix compacts. (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy)

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2003

  • Dr. James Barlow (2003) Synthesis and pharmacological studies on a novel series of mast-cell-stabilising tetraphydronaphthalenes and related compounds (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Richard Shah (2003) The Design & Synthesis of Novel Inhibitors of Tubulin Polymerisation (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Emmet McCormack (2003) Design, synthesis and in vitro evaluation of novel anti-cancer compounds (Supervisor Associate Professor John Walsh)
  • Dr. Maeve Lally (2003) Studies into the in vitro metabolism and antiplatelet effects of novel aspirin prodrugs (Supervisor Associate Professor John Gilmer).
  • Dr. Louise Moriarty (2003) Studies in the synthesis and in vitro hydrolysis of novel aspirin prodrugs. (Supervisor Associate Professor John Gilmer)
  • Dr. Mary Breen (2003) Design and synthesis of novel monoamineoxidase inhibitors (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Karl Levis (2003) Absorption properties of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and their amino acid derivatives. (Supervisor Dr. Majella Lane & Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Deirdre Corrigan (2003) Preparation and characterisation of spray-dried composites of pharmaceutical materials. (Supervisor Professor Anne Marie Healy)
  • Dr. Fiona Sheena Brennan (2003) Formulation of protein and DNA microparticulate vaccine systems. (Supervisor Dr. Majella Lane & Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Helena Kelly (2003) Novel formulations for use in the oral cavity. (Supervisor Professor Pat Deasy)
  • Dr. Leonard Gerard McCarthy (2003) Simulations of hydrodynamics in the paddle dissolution apparatus and dissolution from multi-layered compacts. (Supervisors Professor Anne Marie Healy & Professor Owen I Corrigan)

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2002

  • Dr. Brendan Thomas Griffin (2002) Intestinal lymphatic transport of DDT and saquinaver - the role of lipid based formulations and modulators of p-glycoprotein and cytochrome p450 (Supervisor Professor Caitriona O’Driscoll)
  • Dr. Thomas Ciaran Loughman (2002) Transdermal delivery of somatostatin analogues (Supervisor Professor Pat Deasy)
  • Dr. Thomas Stephen Byrne (2002) Warfarin therapy in the Republic of Ireland: The potential role of neural networks in optimising therapy (Supervisor Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Sally-Ann Cryan (2002) Development of novel cyclodextrins as non-viral gene delivery vectors and assessment of differentiated cell culture models to predict in vivo gene expression (Supervisor Professor Caitriona O’Driscoll)
  •  Dr. Sandra M Lauhoff (2002) The design,synthesis and biochemical evaluation of analogues of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and novel selective oestrogen receptor modulators (SERMS) (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. John J Keating (2002) Studies in the synthesis and impurity profiling of methylenedioxy and alkylthioamphetamines. (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Sile O'Connor (2002) Pharmaceutical services for patients in methadone treatment in Ireland and the introduction of the Methadone Protocol Scheme (Supervisor Dr. Desmond Corrigan)

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2001

  • Dr. Richard Maguire (2001) The Development, Validation and Application of Analytical Methods for the Analysis of Drugs of Abuse (Supervisor Dr. Desmond Corrigan)
  • Dr. Nicole Kavanagh (2001) Mechanistic aspects of the release of drugs from hydrophilic polymer matrices (Supervisor Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Brian Kirby (2001) An investigation of the role of the polyamines in epilepsy and cerebral ischaemia (Supervisor Professor Graham Shaw)
  • Dr. Karen M. O’Connor (2001) Physiochemical studies of diclofenac salts and the effect of basis excipients on their dissolution (Supervisor Professor Owen I Corrigan)

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2000

  • Dr. Dairine Dempsey (2000) Factors affecting paclitaxel contents in Yew (Supervisor Professor Ingrid Hook)
  • Dr. Rosario Hughes (2000) The design, sysnthesis and biochemical evaluation of novel flexible and conformationally restrained antiestrogens (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)
  • Dr. Denis Noel O'Driscoll (2000) Assessment of the permeability enhancers for salmon calcitonin (SCT) across intestinal cell culture models. (Supervisor Professor Caitriona O’Driscoll)
  • Dr. Bronagh Una Killen (2000) Characterisation of drug-fatty acid composites and their use in drug delivery systems. (Supervisor Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Karen Margaret O'Connor (2000) Physicochemical studies of diclofenac salts and the effect of basic excipients on their dissolution. (Supervisor Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Ana Rosario Mollo (2000) A study of the release of the amphoteric drug amoxycillin from biodegradable polymers. (Supervisor Professor Owen I Corrigan)
  • Dr. Carina Coogan (2000) An investigation on the Therapeutic Properties of Novel Compounds in Asthma, Inflammation and Delayed-type sensitivity (Supervisor Associate Professor Neil Frankish)
  • Dr. Catherine Burke (2000) Synthesis of intermediates for carbapenem antibiotics and synthetic analogues of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) (Supervisor Professor Mary Meegan)

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