Marc O’Sullivan

Marc O'Sullivan
PhD Student, Department of Pediatrics

Marc O’Sullivan is National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC) funded PhD student with INFANT since 2014. His work originally focused on thermoregulation of infants with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy before cooling.

His PhD is focused around MiRNA profiling of cord blood in neonatal growth and brain development. The work is based around asphyxiated neonates and infants who experience early rapid growth in early life.

Career Profile:

  • 2014-present Ph.D Candidate, Department of Pediatrics, University College Cork
  • 2014 Graduate Researcher, Department of Pediatrics, University College Cork  
  • 2011 Co-op Scientist, DePuy (Ireland), Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork
  • 2010-2014 B.Sc (hons) in Anatomy and Neuroscience at University College Cork

Professional Activities/Achievements: -

  • Chairperson of Postgraduate Committee in College of Medicine and Heath (COMH) (2014-Present)
  • Founder and chairperson of ‘SPEAK’ Public Speaking Workshop, UCC (2015-Present)
  • Postgraduate Representative of ANTHENA SWAN COMH Steering Committee, UCC (2016-Present)


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