Deirdre  O’Connor

Deirdre  O’Connor

Dr. Deirdre O’Connor is a research scientist who has conducted both basic and translational research throughout her scientific career, from undergraduate through to post-doctoral work. She graduated from the National University of Ireland, Galway with a B.Sc. in Biotechnology and a Ph.D. in Developmental Biology. Her research interests have evolved as into a focus on regenerative medicine and gene therapy with a translational application. She is, currently, on developing gene therapies for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and optimizing delivery methods to the CNS. This work is being undertaken with a view to progressing it through the translational pathway and on to clinical trials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA


Editors: Nicholas Boulis & Deirdre  O’Connor & Anthony  Donsante Release Date: 01 Jan 2017
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