Student theses

Alpha cells transdifferentiation in the pathophysiology and potential treatment of diabetes

Author: Sarnobat, D. S., Jun 2020

Supervisor: Flatt, P. (Supervisor) & Moffett, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Assessment of novel disinfection technologies, and bacterial contamination in the healthcare setting.

Author: Murray, J., Feb 2019

Supervisor: Gill, C. I. (Supervisor) & Ternan, N. G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Biomarkers associated with glycaemic control, comorbidity and response to GLP-1 analogue therapy

Author: English, A., May 2018

Supervisor: Mc Clean, P. (Supervisor) & Kelly, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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B-vitamins and the ageing brain: human studies incorporating novel technologies

Author: Moore, K., May 2018

Supervisor: Mc Nulty, H. (Supervisor), Hughes, C. (Supervisor), Hoey, L. (Supervisor) & Ward, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Development of Partner Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Genetic Eye Disease

Author: Chao-Shern, C., Aug 2019

Supervisor: Nesbit, M. A. (Supervisor), Thompson, P. (Supervisor) & Moore, T. C. B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Discovery of circulating DMARD response biomarkers in rheumatoid arthritis

Author: Eakin, A., Apr 2018

Supervisor: Gibson, D. (Supervisor) & Bjourson, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Evaluation of GPR55 and GPR120 as novel therapeutic targets for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

Author: Mc Closkey, A., May 2019

Supervisor: Flatt, P. (Supervisor) & McKillop, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Evaluation of visual performance and vision questionnaires in intraocular lens implantation and laser refractive surgery

Author: Pazo, E., Sep 2017

Supervisor: Nesbit, M. A. (Supervisor) & Moore, T. C. B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Exploring the antidiabetic potential of protein hydrolysates derived from underutilized marine sources

Author: McLaughlin, C., Nov 2018

Supervisor: O'Harte, F. (Supervisor) & Allsopp, P. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Expression and modulation of the UGT1A family of phase II metabolism genes via liganded vitamin D receptor

Author: Goodman, R., Sep 2018

Supervisor: Thompson, P. (Supervisor) & Tambuwala, M. M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Extending the conventional limits for the correction of high ametropia by corneal laser refractive surgery

Author: Archer, T., May 2018

Supervisor: Nesbit, M. A. (Supervisor), Moore, T. C. B. (Supervisor) & Reinstein, D. Z. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Factors influencing the biological status of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA): : The role of diet and fatty acid desaturase (FADS) genes

Author: Conway, M., Jun 2019

Supervisor: McSorley, E. M. (Supervisor), Mulhern, M. S. (Supervisor), Yeates, A. J. (Supervisor) & Strain, S. J. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Focussing on Near Work: the Impact of Uncorrected Hyperopic Refractive Errors

Author: Ntodie, M., May 2019

Supervisor: Saunders, K. J. (Supervisor) & Little, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Frog skin host-defence peptides and their synthetic analogues with therapeutic potential for type 2 diabetes

Author: Musale, V., Apr 2019

Supervisor: Abdel-Wahab, Y. (Supervisor), Flatt, P. (Supervisor) & Conlon, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Identifying drivers of glycaemic control in response to sulphonylurea treatment

Author: McGuigan, D., May 2018

Supervisor: Kelly, C. (Supervisor), Bjourson, A. (Supervisor) & Mc Clean, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Inhibition of nuclear factor kappa beta (NF-kβ) as therapeutic strategy for the treatment of IBD and cancer

Author: Khan, M., 20 Jul 2018

Supervisor: Tambuwala, M. M. (Supervisor), Mc Carron, P. A. (Supervisor) & Thompson, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Insulinotropic and glucose-lowering peptides from phylogenetically ancient fish with potential for therapy of type 2 diabetes

Author: Graham, G., Apr 2019

Supervisor: Flatt, P. (Supervisor), Abdel-Wahab, Y. (Supervisor) & Conlon, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Investigating known and novel biomarkers for risk stratification in cardiovascular disease

Author: Chemaly, M., May 2018

Supervisor: Mc Gilligan, V. E. (Supervisor), Bjourson, A. (Supervisor) & Peace, A. (External person) (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Investigation of the role of the epigenetic regulator UHRF1 in human cells

Author: Scullion, C., Oct 2019

Supervisor: Irwin, R. E. (Supervisor), Walsh, C. (Supervisor) & McKenna, D. J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

iStable gut hormones and related analogues for treatment of fragility fractures associated with type 2 diabetes

Author: Vyavahare, S., Jul 2018

Supervisor: Flatt, P. (Supervisor) & Irwin, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Maternal folate nutrition and offspring health

Author: Caffrey, A., May 2019

Supervisor: Pentieva, K. (Supervisor), McNulty, H. (Supervisor) & Walsh, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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One-carbon metabolism, blood pressure and risk of hypertension through the lifecycle

Author: Psara, E., Jun 2020

Supervisor: Mc Nulty, H. (Supervisor), Pentieva, K. (Supervisor) & Ward, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Oxytocin associated peptides: role in islet physiology and potential treatment of diabetes

Author: Mohan, S., Feb 2019

Supervisor: Moffett, C. (Supervisor), Flatt, P. (Supervisor) & McKillop, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Pharmacological modulation of pancreatic beta-to-alpha cell transdifferentiation in diabetes

Author: Tanday, N., Feb 2019

Supervisor: Flatt, P. (Supervisor) & Moffett, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Proof of concept of CRISPR/Cas9 to treat corneal dystrophies

Author: Christie, K., Oct 2018

Supervisor: Nesbit, M. A. (Supervisor), Moore, T. C. B. (Supervisor) & Courtney, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Secretion of neurotoxic vesicles by muscle cells of ALS patients

Author: Le Gall, L., Sep 2019

Supervisor: Duguez, S. (Supervisor) & Bjourson, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Sophorolipid-mediated Inhibition of Adenoma Development in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Syndrome

Author: Callaghan, B., Oct 2017

Supervisor: Mitchell, C. A. (Supervisor) & Banat, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Stratified medicine approaches to identify candidate markers associated with mental health disorders

Author: Lapsley, C., Jun 2018

Supervisor: Bjourson, A. (Supervisor) & Murray, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The dynamics of cholesterol metabolism and atherosclerosis across population subgroups

Author: Parton, A., Sep 2018

Supervisor: Watterson, S. (Supervisor) & Mc Gilligan, V. E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The Effect of CFTR on Islet Development and Signalling

Author: Kelsey, R., May 2020

Supervisor: Kelly, C. (Supervisor) & Mc Clenaghan, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The effect of soya foods on cognitive function and menopausal symptoms in post-menopausal women

Author: Furlong, O., May 2019

Supervisor: Magee, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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The generation and evaluation of novel gut derived peptides for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes and obesity

Author: Perry, R., Feb 2019

Supervisor: Irwin, N. (Supervisor) & Gault, V. A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The interaction of B-vitamins with MTHFR genotype in relation to blood pressure and vascular health

Author: Rooney, M., Jun 2020

Supervisor: Mc Nulty, H. (Supervisor), Ward, M. (Supervisor) & Hughes, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

The Role of Vitamin D and its Receptor in Metastatic Melanoma Cells

Author: Hau, K., Jun 2020

Supervisor: Thompson, P. (Supervisor) & Moore, T. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Towards a personalised medicine strategy to reduce prostate cancer risk in men

Author: Yankova, E., May 2018

Supervisor: Mc Dowell, A. (Supervisor) & Gibson, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Transfer of antibiotic resistances between enterococci in biofilm

Author: Conwell, M., Feb 2018

Supervisor: Dooley, J. (Supervisor) & Naughton, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Using computational intelligence for knowledge discovery from the human microbiome

Author: Wingfield, B., Mar 2019

Supervisor: McGinnity, T. (Supervisor), Bjourson, A. (Supervisor) & Coleman, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

Utilising the therapeutic potential of xenin and related molecules for diabetes and obesity

Author: Craig, S., May 2020

Supervisor: Irwin, N. (Supervisor) & Gault, V. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Visual performance and quality of vision questionnaire outcomes in multifocal intraocular lens use

Author: McNeely, R., May 2018

Supervisor: Moore, T. C. B. (Supervisor), Beirne, R. (Supervisor) & Moore, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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