A Grange Institute of Technology Sligo student has won the Allergan Innovation Award.
Patricia Regan of the Faculty of Science at IT Sligo won the prestigious award along with €7,500 for her pioneering research into Alzheimer’s disease.
Her research aims to provide pivotal diagnostic evidence in the field of Alzheimer’s research by understanding the processes in brain development.
This specialist scientific analysis will be carried out under the expert supervision of Dr. Margaret Doherty, a leading lecturer in Biomedical Science at IT Sligo.
Patricia has been a student at IT Sligo since 2013, achieving a First Class Honours in BSc in Medical Biotechnology before continuing her studies at the Institute through a Master's in Bioanalytical Chemistry.