Dr Cora O’Neil and Dr Claire McCoy – the newest members of NSI Council

We would like to welcome Dr Cora O’Neil, UCC and Dr Claire McCoy, RCSI onto the Neuroscience Ireland governing council.

Dr. Cora O’Neill is Vice-Head of the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Director of the Cork Neuroscience Centre and principal investigator of a research team whose major focus is Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia disorders.

Dr Claire McCoy joined RCSI as the Immunology lecturer in August 2016, where she now leads the growing microRNA Inflammation research group. Claire was the recent recipient of an SFI Future Research Leader’s award presented by President Higgins in January 2018

We would also like to thank Prof David Henshall and Prof John Cryan for their tremendous contributions to the society, especially Prof Henshall as former President.



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