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.
Ken O’Halloran is Professor of Physiology at University College Cork. He is an integrative physiologist with a primary interest in the sensorimotor control of breathing.
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...