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Caoimhe Clerkin

Dr

  • Room 03.021 - Whitla Medical Building

    United Kingdom

20162017

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Research Statement

Dr. Caoimhe Clerkin received her PhD in Biopharmaceutics, in 2018, from the School of Pharmacy, Trinity College Dublin. Following this, she took up a position as a postdoctoral researcher within the Department of Molecular Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland. In 2019, she was appointed as a Lecturer within the School of Pharmacy at China Medical University- Queen’s University Belfast Joint College (CQC), located in Shenyang, People’s Republic of China. Here, Caoimhe contributes to the development of new and innovative curricula for pharmaceutical and biotechnology students. As a result, Caoimhe is involved in pedagogical research to understand the attitude of students towards various biological sciences, which has thepotential tofoster a commitment to life-long education in students, to help them to work efficiently and effectively within a multi-disciplinary team, and provide them with the required skills to become world leaders in healthcare provision. 

 

Caoimhe’s scientific research is interdisciplinary and built around the key themes of medicinal chemistry and drug transportation. Her research utilises modern biotechnology to understand the expression and activity of key transporter proteins and their role in the  pathology of various inflammatory diseases. 

 

Caoimhe is an active member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist (AAPS), the American Physiological Society and COST Action. Caoimhe is also the proud recipient of Trinity College Post-graduate Scholarship which aims to merit students based on academic merit.

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Research Output

Expression and Activity of Breast Cancer Resistance Protein (BCRP/ABCG2) in Human Distal Lung Epithelial Cells In Vitro

Nickel, S., Selo, M. A., Fallack, J., Clerkin, C. G., Huwer, H., Schneider-Daum, N., Lehr, C-M. & Ehrhardt, C., 01 Dec 2017, In : Pharmaceutical Research. 34, 12, p. 2477-2487 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Transport mechanisms at the pulmonary mucosa: implications for drug delivery

    Nickel, S., Clerkin, C. G., Selo, M. A. & Ehrhardt, C., 24 Feb 2016, In : Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery. 13, 5, p. 667-90 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 23 Citations (Scopus)

    Activities

    • 7 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
    • 1 Participation in Festival/Exhibition

    CQC Research Symposium

    Caoimhe Clerkin (Participant)
    03 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

    CQC Personal Tutor Scheme Training

    Caoimhe Clerkin (Participant)
    22 Jan 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    CQC Summer School

    Caoimhe Clerkin (Participant)
    14 Jul 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Pure Training

    Caoimhe Clerkin (Participant)
    23 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    CQC Canvas Training

    Caoimhe Clerkin (Participant)
    29 Jan 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course