Caroline is looking into developing methods for the therapeutic delivery of stem cells to the joint defects in an effort to enhance tissue repair in diseases such as osteoarthritis.
Research Project Area:
To develop novel stem cell based therapies for osteoarthritis and cartilage regeneration, and to develop methods for the therapeutic delivery of stem cells to the joint defects in an effort to enhance tissue repair.
Feb 2008- present
Nov 2007-Feb 2008
Cell culture technician; MSC isolation and expansion
Biochemistry Department, NUI Galway
The cellular, molecular and osteogenic effects of the glucan, laminaran, on human osteoblast cells and mesenchymal stem cells
Professional and Personal Interests:
I am a member of the British Society for Matrix Biology (BSMB), and the Irish Biochemistry Society.
I am also a member of the NCBES and REMEDI social committee.
My personal interests are Ashtanga yoga, gardening, travel, and reading.