Three outstanding UCC researchers have joined the INFANT Principal Investigator team.

Dr Jane English, Lecturer in Anatomy and Neuroscience, brings invaluable expertise to INFANT in the application of proteomics, metabolomics and bioinformatics to improve our understanding of the molecular pathways implicated in maternal and child health and disease.

Dr Ali Khashan, Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, brings 15 years research experience in Perinatal and Psychiatric Epidemiology and considerable expertise in interrogation of complex and large population-based datasets and advanced statistical methods.

Dr Fergus McCarthy, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at Cork University Maternity Hospital and Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology brings his expertise to further strengthen INFANT’s research in fetal and maternal health, especially in improving pregnancy outcomes and women’s experiences during pregnancy.

 “I am absolutely delighted to welcome our three new Principal Investigators to INFANT. They represent excellent additions to, and a significant expansion of, our Principal Investigator team and further strengthen the centre’s research leadership

Prof Geraldine Boylan, Director INFANT