Dr. Niall O’Reilly

Waterford Institute of Technology

Research Supervisors

ORBITAL: Member of Data Management Sub-Committee

Having worked for a number of years in industry, Niall joined the PMBRC as Centre Manger in 2009 and has almost twenty years pharmaceutical R&D experience. Dr. O’Reilly has overseen the development of the centre since 2009, including the coordination of projects with almost 50 industry partners totalling €2.7m. Prior to joining the PMBRC, Niall held positions in Élan Drug Delivery (now Alkermes) and Genzyme Ireland Ltd. working in areas such as formulation and process development; analytical method development and validation; stability; clinical manufacture, scale-up and commercialisation. He has experience in the development of tablets, multi-particulates, capsules, powders, softgels, transdermals and injectables. Dr. O’Reilly’s research interests include controlled release drug delivery, drug product formulation and pharmaceutical analysis. Niall holds a B.Sc. degree in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Limerick and was awarded a Ph.D. from the same institution for his research on biotransformations in organic solvents. Niall serves on the board of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre (PMTC) and is a member of the WIT Commercialisation Committee.

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