Our independent researchers with management roles in research projects at INFANT
Our multi-disciplinary team of Funded Investigators implement the INFANT research programme of cutting-edge innovations and world-first technologies.
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.
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.
Brendan is a Consultant Neonatologist at Cork University Maternity Hospital and Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, University College, Cork.
Alice is a Funded Investigator at INFANT and a recently appointed Lecturer at the School of Food & Nutritional Sciences, UCC.
Gerard's research is focused on the increased risk for a range adverse mental health outcomes in affected individuals. The causative molecular basis of this increased risk is only beginning to emerge and is increasingly focused on gene-environment interactions mediated by reversible molecule changes known as epigenetic changes.
Andrey's PhD work focused on speech and audio processing, developing smart-room context-awareness systems using acoustic agents. In the two years following, (2006-2007) he lead the area by co-organising two international evaluation campaigns and leading the tasks of acoustic event detection and classification. In 2008, he moved from telecommuni...