Our international community of researchers.
Our multi-disciplinary team of researchers work with the Principal Investigators to implement the INFANT research programme of cutting-edge innovations and world-first technologies.
Co-investigator on PiNPoiNT
Ann-Marie is currently a co-investigator on PiNPoiNT, Personalised Nutrition for the Preterm Infant, which is a Science Foundation Ireland-funded study that will devise and implement digital systems for real-time monitoring of nutritional support in preterm infants.
Software Research Engineer
Denis has designed, developed, tested and validated all of the software that makes up the ANSeR system. Denis has written all of the software documents required for the ANSeR Quality Management System (QMS) which has resulted in the product being validated by the relevant competent authorities in Ireland, the UK and Europe. Denis has helped integra...
Clinical Research Fellow
Deirdre is currently undertaking a PhD in the area of Placental Growth Factor.
Will is currently working as a medical doctor in the South Training Network of Ireland. He also maintains his research interest at INFANT in EEG, seizure detection in preterm infants, NIRS in preterm infants, technology and its clinical applications, probiotics and cognition. Will has published and presented his work at national and ...
Neurophysiologist ENRICH Study
Sean is currently working as a neurophysiologist on the ENRICH study which includes an investigation of the effect baby massage on sleep and cognitive development, for which babies will have a short EEG at birth and an overnight EEG at 4 months of age.
Cathal is the Principal Investigator of the HRB-Funded COMRADES Study and HRB-funded DIVINE study.
Aisling is currently undertaking a PhD in the area of Neonatal Encephalopathy. Aisling is interested in the early neurophysiological changes that occur following birth in infants with HIE and determining whether the evolution of these changes can predict eligibility for therapy and long term outcome.
Postdoctoral Researcher, DMAT.
Dr. Áine Hennessy is a graduate of University College Cork, earning a BSc(Hons) in Nutritional Sciences in 2010 and completing her PhD (Nutritional Sciences) in 2013 under the supervision of Professor Albert Flynn, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, UCC.