Dr Caroline Ahearne

Dr Caroline Ahearne is the BiHIVE (Validation of Biomarkers in Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy) Study Research Fellow and is undertaking a PhD with the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health in University College Cork.

Caroline graduated with a degree in Medicine (MB BCh BAO) from University College Dublin in 2010. She then completed postgraduate basic specialist training in Paediatrics with the Royal College of Physicians Ireland. Following 3 years of clinical experience, Caroline joined the BiHIVE Study where her research interests are the assessment of neurodevelopmental outcome in children following perinatal asphyxia, correlation of outcome with perinatal biomarkers and the development of new tools to assess cognitive development in children.

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