Sepsis, a worldwide problem crying out for a solution
Dr Jakki Cooney, co-founder of UL spinout Cala Medical, based in the Nexus Innovation Centre in UL discusses her research. Cala Medical have designed and patented a unique device containing a specific immobilized enzyme which treats the excessive inflammatory response in the blood of sepsis patients. The treatment could dramatically cut the death rate from sepsis which is a highly prevalent and often fatal illness requiring intensive medical care. Jakki also discusses her experiences as a female researcher working in STEM and the challenges and rewards that this can bring.
Recorded by GK Media Ltd.