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Dr Sinéad Smith

Dr Sinéad Smith, Ussher Assistant Professor, graduated from University College Dublin with a BSc and Dublin City University with a PhD in Cell & Molecular Biology. Subsequently she carried out postdoctoral research at Trinity College’s Institute of Molecular Medicine on Helicobacter pylori infection and associated diseases, before spending almost 2 years at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York investigating innate immune signalling during inflammation. She returned to Trinity College in 2013 as a Joint Ussher Assistant Professor between the Department of Clinical Medicine and the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Her research interests include gastro-intestinal infection and H. pylori antibiotic resistance, with a view to developing new effective treatment strategies.