Ms Claire Rennie
Project title: "Luminescent Nanoparticles for Controlled Localized Release of Immunomodulatory Agents"
Mr William Law
Project title: Determining the FKBPL-mediated inflammatory mechanisms in cardiovascular health
Miss Prakriti Siwakoti
Project title: Evaluating luminescent nanoparticle for controlled release of drugs for type 1 diabetes
Mr Hao Chen (2021 -2025)
Project title: "Understanding pathogenesis to develop better treatments for respiratory disease"
Ms Djurdja Jerotic (2018-2021)
Project title: "Association of Nrf2, SOD2 and GPX1 Polymorphisms with Biomarkers of Oxidative Distress and Survival in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients"
Dr Hermily-Lourdes Geronimo (PhD part-time; 2019 - 2025)
Project title: "A double-blind, randomised, placebo- controlled trial investigating the effect of Plasmaide supplement on the serum cardiometabolic profile"
Ms Sahar Ghorbanpour Diploma Engineering MSc BSc
PhD thesis: Investigating novel angiogenesis mechanism of neovascularisation.
Previous position: Research Assistant at the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB)
Mr Micheal Chhor BSc (Hons)
PhD thesis: "Determining the Role of the FKBPL Pathway in Endothelial Dysfunction and Cardiac Fibrosis"
Mrs Claire Richards BSc (Hons)
Thesis title: "Elucidating the mechanisms of mesenchymal stem/stromal cells in placental development and preeclampsia"
Mr Dillan Pienaar BSc (Hons)
Project title: "New 3D models of placental tissue to elucidate pathogenic mechanisms and develop better treatements for preeclampsia"
Mrs Dinara Alfrose
Project title: "Targeting oxidative stress in preeclampsia with mesenchymal stem cell secretome"
Dr Ross McNally PhD BSc (Hons) Genetics
PhD thesis: "The role of a novel anti-angiogenic protein, FKBPL, in
pre-eclampsia"; Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast (2015 - 2019)
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Center for Reproductive Science
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
Dr Abdelrahim Alqudah PhD BPharm
PhD thesis: "The role of FKBPL in diabetes and associated cardiovascular health"; Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen’s University Belfast (2016 - 2019)
School of Pharmcy
Dr Stephanie Annett
PhD thesis: "The role of FKBPL and its peptide derivatives in targeting stemness"; School of Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast
Honours students (2018)
Mr Sargon Lazar BSc (Hons) (2019) - primary supervision
Project title: "The role of an immunophilin protein, FKBPL, in cardiac dysfunction associated with type 2 diabetes"
Mr Hao Chen BSc (Hons) (2020) - primary supervision
Thesis title: "Novel Biomarkers for Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFpEF)"
Ms Claire Richards (Hons) (2020) - primary supervision
Project title: "The role of a novel anti-angiogenic protein, FKBPL, in preeclampsia"
Miss Ingrid Aneman BSc (Hons) (2020) - primary supervision
Project title: "Novel protein and miRNA biomarkers in diagnosis of different subtypes of preeclampsia"
Miss Kimberly Sesperez BSc (Hons) (2020) - primary supervision
Project title: "Pre-eclampsia and cardiovascular disease: evaluating FKBPL and CD44 as biomarkers"
Mr Dillan Pienaar BSc (Hons) (2020) - primary supervisor
Project title: "The role of Galectin-3 in the pathogenesis of preclampsia"