Our Associate Investigators are independent researchers located in academic departments across UCC, affiliated universities and hospitals.
Prof. Stefan Andersson-Engels is since 2016 Head of Biophotonics at Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork.
Gerard Clarke is a lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioural Science. His research interests include translational biomarkers of stress-related neuropsychiatric disorders, the impact of the gut microbiome on brain and behaviour across the life span and microbial regulation of tryptophan metabolism.
Peter is a Consultant Neonatologist in CUMH
Louise is a paediatrician at Cork University Hospital.
Dr. Ciara Heavin is a Lecturer/Researcher at Business Information Systems at Cork University Business School (CUBS), University College Cork, Ireland.
Ali Khashan is a Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology at the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College Cork. He leads the Epidemiology thematic area in the INFANT Centre.
Alice is a Funded Investigator at INFANT and a recently appointed Lecturer at the School of Food & Nutritional Sciences, UCC.
Fergus is a consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine Sub-specialist. He graduated with honours in Medicine from University College Cork in 2003 and received his PhD in 2012 for work investigating the aetiology and potential treatments for pre-eclampsia.