Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Ms Joanne O'Dwyer

Joanne O'Dwyer

Joanne O' Dwyer BSc (Pharm), MPharm, MPSI
PhD Student
Email: joanneodwyer@rcsi.com   

Biography
Joanne graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland with a B.Sc. in Pharmacy, before subsequently receiving her Masters in Pharmacy from same. She then worked briefly in community pharmacy before returning to RCSI to begin a PhD under the co-supervision of Professor Sally Ann Cryan, Associate Professor Garry Duffy and Professor Andreas Heise. She is currently in the first year of her PhD in the areas of Pharmaceutics and Tissue Engineering. Her research is based on the use of novel polymers to develop gels and nanoparticles for cell and drug delivery to the ischaemic myocardium.

Research Interests
Biomaterials
Polymers
Nanoparticles
Cell and Drug delivery to the ischaemic myocardium

Publications
O' Neill H.S., Gallagher L., Curley C., Dolan E., O' Sullivan J., White W., Hameed A., O' Dwyer J., Payne C., O' Reilly D., Roche E.T., O' Brien F.J., Cryan S-A., Kelly H., Murphy B., Duffy G.P. (2016). Application of Nanotechnology and Biomaterials to Enhance Cellular Transplants" Adv Mater. doi: 10.1002/adma.201505349.