Dr. Aisling O' Halloran
Dr. Aisling O' Halloran joined the TILDA Health team as a post-doctoral Research Fellow in January 2012. Her current research interests include frailty and falls, with an emphasis on characterising the physiological and behavioural risk factors which predispose older people to these outcomes. Prior to joining TILDA, she was the senior researcher on the Falls Prevention Strand at the Technology Research for Independent Living (TRIL) Centre at St. James's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland (2010-2011).
She spent three years conducting post-doctoral research in the areas of genetics and immunology with the School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine at University College Dublin (2009) and the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College, Dublin (2006-2008). Dr. O' Halloran holds a Ph.D. in cardiovascular disease and genetics from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and a B.A. (Mod) in Natural Science, specialising in genetics, from Trinity College Dublin.