Cora O’Neill


Cora graduated from UCD with a BSc in Biochemistry and obtained her PhD in Biochemistry from Trinity College Dublin. After post-doctoral research in the University of Umea, Sweden and Karolinska Institute, Sweden she moved to UCC where she is a Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. Her main research interests are focused on understanding the biology and early signals that cause age-related neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and dementia. She is Director of the Cork NeuroScience Centre and Deputy Head of the School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology.



Cora O’Neill

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