PhD student appointed to Irish Stem Cell Foundation

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

The Law School is pleased to announce that Ciara Staunton, a PhD student in the School of Law, has been appointed a Director of the Irish Stem Cell Foundation in her capacity as legal advisor to the foundation. Ireland's national stem cell foundation and is a member of the International Consortium of Stem Cell Networks. Its mission is to educate the public on stem cell therapies as well as to lobby for the introduction of regulations for stem cell research in Ireland. Its other directors include Prof Orla Hardiman, Dr Stephen Sullivan and patient advocate Martin Codyre.

Ciara is a IRCHSS Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholar. Her thesis, 'The Regulation of Stem Cell Research in Ireland' is being supervised by Dr. Mary Keys and Dr. Cliona Kelly. Her Graduate Research Committee comprises Dr. Laurent Pech, Shivaun Quinlivan and Dr. Richard Hull.

Keywords: Law

Author: School of Law, NUI Galway
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