Caroline Joyce

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PhD Student

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Caroline Joyce is a doctoral researcher with INFANT. Her PhD research is in biomarker discovery for the diagnosis, management, and treatment of women with Gestational Trophoblastic Disease. This is a collaborative project between INFANT (Prof. Keelin O’Donoghue), the School of Biochemistry & Cell Biology (Prof. Tommie McCarthy) and the National Trophoblastic Disease Centre (Dr John Coulter). Caroline’s PhD was funded by the Irish Research Council under the Employment-Based Postgraduate Programme.

Career Profile:

2005- to date: Principal Clinical Biochemist at Cork University Hospital

Professional Achievements:

2019 Registered Clinical Scientist – Health and Care Professionals Council

2017 European Registered Clinical Laboratory Geneticist – European Board of Medical Genetics

2003 Diplomate of the Royal College of Pathologists (UK) in Molecular Genetics

1992 MSc in Biomedical Science at University of Ulster, Coleraine Publications:

Joyce CM, Coulter J, Kenneally C, McCarthy TV and O’Donoghue K

Experience of women on the Irish National Gestational Trophoblastic Disease Registry. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2022 Mar 28;272:206-212. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2022.03.039 PMID:35367922

Joyce CM, O’Shea PM and O’Donoghue K

Authors’ reply to “Is there a role for C-reactive protein during and after labour?” Ann Clin Biochem 2021 Nov;58(6):672-673. PMID: 34098757. DOI: 10.1177/00045632211020774

Joyce CM, Deasy S, Abu H, Lim YY, O’Shea PM and O’Donoghue K

Reference values for C-reactive protein and procalcitonin at term pregnancy and in the early postnatal period. Ann Clin Biochem 2021 Sep;58(5):452-460. PMID: 33730872. DOI: 10.1177/00045632211005807