GENEGUT coordinator Caitriona O’Driscoll Elected to Royal Irish Academy

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We are delighted to announce that Prof. Caitriona O’Driscoll, coordinator of the GENEGUT project and Professor at UCC’s School of Pharmacy, has been elected to the prestigious Royal Irish Academy (RIA). This recognition honours her exceptional contributions to pharmaceutical sciences, particularly in RNA therapeutics. As the first Head of UCC’s School of Pharmacy and Director of UCC Futures – Future Medicines, O’Driscoll has established an internationally recognized research team. Congratulations to Professor O’Driscoll for this remarkable achievement!

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“Caitriona O’Driscoll was appointed in 2003 as the first Head of the School of Pharmacy. Caitriona’s research interests are translational in nature, focused on non-viral delivery of Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) therapeutics, and she has helped to build an internationally recognised team in the field of RNA medicines within Pharmacy at UCC. Her research has been funded and associated with four Science Foundation Ireland Research Centres: Curam (Medical Devices); SSPC (Pharmaceuticals), AMBER (Advanced Materials & Bioengineering) & APC (Pharmabiotics).”