Health Research Board (HRB), Ireland
Mairéad O’Driscoll is the Director of Research Strategy and Funding at the Health Research Board (HRB), the lead funding agency in Ireland for health and social care research. She has been Chair of the Executive Committee of ICPerMed since 2016.
Before being appointed Director of Funding, she was Head of Policy, Evaluation and External Relations at the HRB. She worked as a researcher in academia and the biotechnology industry before moving into policy research, first with the Royal Society in London and then with the Wellcome Trust. She also spent time in South Africa where she worked on the development of a national research and technology foresight study. She is a member of several national and international groups and is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, and the University of London.
On 20/21 November 2018, the DLR Project Management Agency took part in the ICPerMed Conference 2018 'Personalised Medicine in Action' as one of the organisers. In its function as editor of the website of the 'ICPerMed International Consortium', the DLR Project Management Agency agreed to upload the presentations held during this event to this website thus making them available for download in pdf format subject to the express consent of the speakers concerned. DLR, as the uploading entity, has not monitored the contents of these presentations in any way. In case of incorrect contents, copyright infringements or other violations of the law, please contact the ICPerMed Secretariat (e-mail: ICPerMed@dlr.de). Any offending material will be removed immediately.