Jane Farrar

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A fluorescent microscope image of a healthy cell with its mitochondria highlighted in gold. It shows a highly elaborate and well-connected network of mitochondria. Image:  Prof Jane Farrar and Dr Daniel Maloney, Trinity College Dublin

A team of Irish scientists have developed a gene therapy that could potentially lead to a new treatment for an eye disease causing progressive loss of(...)

The Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund programme builds on other State supports with the ultimate aim of creating high-growth spin-out companies. Photograph: iStock

Each year, the Enterprise Ireland Commercialisation Fund programme supports the development of up to 45 different research projects to the point where(...)

Laura Katharine Finnegan, a PhD student in Trinity College: winner of overall award commemorating the science journalist and author Mary Mulvihill who died in 2015. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A story for young people about famous Irish scientists, complete with superb portraits, has won the Mary Mulvihill Award for 2019 – the science media (...)

On the research image of the year shortlist: A 3D printed miniature model of Trinity College’s iconic Campanile shown in front of a housefly (Musca domestica). The model is only 2mm tall. It was fabricated using 3D two-photon lithography in AMBER’s new Additive Research Laboratory, where a unique suite of cutting edge Additive Manufacturing tools - 3D printers - are used in cross platform projects including energy storage systems, opto-electronics and medical devices. Photograph: Dr Matthias Kremer TCD

A scientist who is one the world’s leading researchers on nanoscale materials has received the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Researcher of the Year(...)

The idea behind gene therapy sounds simple – a person is born with a version of a gene that causes a disease, so you deliver a new gene to resolve the(...)

Prof Jane Farrar from Trinity College Dublin: she and Prof Peter Humphries and  Dr Paul Kenna  have spent over 20 years looking at the form of inherited blindness known as retinitis pigmentosa. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

US biopharma group Spark Therapeutics has acquired Dublin-based gene therapy business Genable Technologies in a deal worth more than $15 million (€13.(...)

Genable Technologies founder and director Prof Jane Farrar. Photo: Aidan Crawley

Genable Technologies, a Dublin company targeting genetic diseases causing blindness, has announced a collaboration with US biopharma group Spar(...)