Gráinne is a research assistant in the FutureNeuro lab at RCSI. She has a BSc. (Hons) in Pharmacology from the University of Galway and a MSc. in Drug Discovery and Translational Biology from the University of Edinburgh. Working under Dr. Omar Mamad's supervision, in David Henshall's lab, she is investigating mechanisms and treatments of the neurodevelopmental disorder, CDKL5 deficiency disorder (CDD).