GEMS Postgraduate Graduations - August 2019

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Five GEMS postgraduate research students graduated in the August 2019 conferring ceremonies – 4 PhDs and 1 MD.

Dr Anushree Dwivedi was awarded her PhD where her thesis was entitled “Identification of key factors and genes involved in breast cancer metastasis to the bone and development of scaffolds incorporating germanium nanowires for biological applications”.

Dr Sylvia Murphy also graduated with a PhD and her thesis was “A cell Based Bioassay to study Skeletal Muscle Cell growth and Behaviour”.

Both Anushree and Sylvia were supervised by Dr Pat Kiely.

Dr Miranda Kiernan received her Phd for her thesis “The role of the mesentry in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis”. She was supervised by Prof Calvin Coffey & Prof Colum Dunne.

Dr Edel Tierney graduated also with a PhD and was supervised by Prof Anne MacFarlane and Prof Ailish Hannigan. Her thesis was “Community Participation in Action:  Involving Communities in Primary Care Teams”.

Dr Lisa Moran graduated with an MD and her thesis was on “The lived experience of Opioid Use Disorder in Ireland in the 21st century”. Dr Khalifa Elmusharaf supervised Lisa.

Congratulations to all five!

Dr Sylvia Murphy, Dr Anushree Dwivedi and Dr Miranda Kiernan are pictured together at the ceremony.