Academic Staff

‌‌‌‌‌‌Name Position Telephone Email

Prof. Thomas Walther


Chair in Pharmacology and Head of Department 353 (0)21 420 5973

Prof. David Kerins

Professor of Therapeutics‌ 353 (0)21 420 5448

Dr. Ashley Allshire

Ashley Allshire

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology 353 (0)21 420 5974

Dr. Orla Patricia Barry

Orla P Barry

Lecturer in Pharmacology 353 (0)21 420 5493
Dr. Barry Boland

Barry Boland

Lecturer in Pharmacology 353 (0)21 420 5977

Dr. Patricia FitzGerald‌‌

Clinical Lecturer in Pharmacology (PT) 353 (0)21 420 5488
Dr. Niall Hyland

Niall Hyland

Lecturer in Pharmacology 353 (0)21 420 5970

Dr. Gerardene Meade-Murphy


Lecturer in Pharmacology 353 (0) 21 420 5733

Dr. Anne Moore


Anne Moore‌‌

Lecturer in Pharmacology in the School of Pharmacy 353 (0)21 490 1665

Dr. Frank van Pelt

Frank van Pelt

Senior Lecturer in Toxicology/Biochemical Pharmacology 353 (0)21 420 5971

Dr. Christian Waeber

Christian Waeber‌‌

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology in the School of Pharmacy 353 (0)21 490 1791


Technical Staff



‌Name Position Telephone E-mail

Mr. Andrew Moore

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LCMS Technician

 353 (0) 21 420 5492

Ms. Maura Naughton


Research Assistant - Technical


353 (0) 21 420 5492


Ms. Anja Tetzner

Technical Officer 353 (0)21 420 5492

Administrative Staff

Name Position Telephone Email

Mary O'Donovan

Administration 353 (0)21 420 5947


Post-Doctoral Researchers and Industry Fellows

Name Position Contact Details Principal Investigator
Dr. Sylvie Amu Post-Doctoral Scientist working on the Science Foundation Ireland-Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award Programme Dr. Anne Moore
Dr. Valeria Felice Post-Doctoral Scientist researching nutrient bioavailability and gut barrier function. Dr. Niall Hyland
Dr. Oliva Flynn Senior Post-Doctoral Scientist researching adenovirus-based malaria vaccines for skin delivery. Dr. Anne Moore
Dr. Joanne McCaffrey Visiting Scientist from Xeolas Pharmaceuticals.  Dr. McCaffrey is working on the development of veterinary vaccines in dissolvable microneedle patches. (H2020 funded project: SAPHIR - Dr. Anne Moore
Dr. Aleks Somogyi Post-Doctoral conducting research on an SFI multinational collaboration between participating Centres of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (COEN). This project is a collaboration between the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, UCC, the Neurogenetics Laboratory in Cardiff University and Dr Cora O'Neill Dept. Biochemistry, UCC. Dr. Barry Boland


Post-Graduate Students

Dr. Christian Waeber/Dr. Anne Moore 

Name Program Supervisor Contact

Ms. Andrea Diaz Diaz

MSc Dr. Christian Waeber

Mr. Christopher Dunworth

MSc Dr. Barry Boland

Mr. Barry Fleming

PhD Dr. Niall Hyland

Mr. Anirudh Jaisimha

PhD Dr. Barry Boland

Ms. Juliane Lanza Sousa


Dr. Anne Moore/

Dr. Sonja Vučen

 Mr. Kyle Malone


 Dr. Christian Waeber/Dr. Anne Moore

Ms. Sarah Marshall


Dr. Anne Moore/

Dr. Laura Sahm

Ms. Alicia Mateos Cardenas

PhD Dr. Frank van Pelt/Prof. John O'Halloran/Prof. Marcel Jansen

Ms. Anja Tetzner (MSc)                          

PhD Prof. Thomas Walther
Ms. Jacinta Walsh PhD Dr. Niall Hyland
 Ms. Cristina Walter Erasmus Student from Basel University  Dr. Anne Moore  021 420 5947




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