Anuja has received an integrated master's degree in Chemistry from IIT Kharagpur, India and has worked on the synthesis and characterization of polymers for different biomedical applications. Her research interest includes: biomaterials, tissue engineering, tissue regeneration and wound healing. Currently, she is working on the fabrication of skin substitutes for wound healing and the study of host sugar response in acute wound healing under the supervision of Prof. Abhay Pandit at NUI Galway.
Liam received his BSc in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Chemistry from Maynooth Univeristy. As part of this he undertook an internship in The Human Toxicology Section of The State Laboratory. His interest areas include both organic and medical chemistry. Liam is currently working under the supervision of Dr. Miriam O’Duill on the development of Self-Immolative Linkers for Ion-Responsive Drug Delivery.
Having completed my undergrad and submitting a masters thesis on the subject my field of research is focused on the metallacarboranes, which are typical 'sandwich' metal complexes using polyhedral carborane ligands. Their enzyme inhibition and antimicrobial properties have catered well to my interests in research thus far; the medicinal applications of these molecules. In CÚRAM I am working on loading metallacarboranes into biomaterials as a therapeutic agent. My Supervisor is Dr. Pau Farràs.
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