Dr Janice O'Sullivan
Janice graduated with a BSc in Biotechnology from the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) in 2008. Having completed an internship in orthopaedic research in Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, she carried out her PhD in the area of adult stem cell therapeutics for osteoarthritic disease under the supervision of Prof. Frank Barry and Dr. Mary Murphy in the Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI), NUIG. Her thesis is entitled “Glycosaminoglycan-Dependent Isolation of Mesenchymal Chondroprogenitor Populations from Human Bone Marrow”. She joined the RCSI Anatomy Department in 2013 as a postdoctoral researcher, working on a novel growth factor delivery system that targets Cardiac Stem Cells for the treatment of heart failure. Following this, Janice became the AMCARE project Programme Manager (www.amcare.eu). In 2018 Janice took over the project management role in the DRIVE Project.