National University of Ireland, Galway
Ciaran completed his undergraduate studies at University College Dublin and soon after began a PhD under the supervision of Professor Paul V. Murphy in the area of carbohydrate chemistry at NUI Galway. After a period in the drug discovery department at Warner-Chilcott Ltd., he took up a position as a research fellow in translational medicine at UCD. In 2015, his research group relocated to the Department of Clinical Medicine at TCD. Since 2012, he has been a visiting researcher in the Gunnlaugsson lab.
Ciaran’s research is in the area of drug discovery and medicinal chemistry with a particular emphasis on the development of novel therapeutics for respiratory diseases.