Prof. Gráinne Gorman appointed Director of the Wellcome Trust for Mitochondrial Research


Professor Gráinne Gorman has been appointed Director of the Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research (WCMR) at Newcastle University.

Professor Gorman, a graduate of the RCSI, Dublin who joined the team at Newcastle University in 2008, has played a pivotal role in establishing the WCMR as an internationally-renowned centre of excellence in mitochondrial disease. Her appointment will strengthen the link between science, drug discovery and clinical translation within the Centre, which is key to transforming the lives of people living with mitochondrial disease.

Professor Gorman takes over from Professor Sir Doug Turnbull, who has dedicated his career to caring for patients and families from all over the UK affected by mitochondrial disease. His commitment to understand and develop treatments for mitochondrial disease through high-quality research has led to the successful Wellcome Centre, which has fostered a new generation of pioneering scientists and clinicians.

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Professor Gráinne Gorman

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