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Professor Tara Moore

Research Director - Biomedical Sciences

School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Institute
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Coleraine campus
Room W0095
Cromore Road
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA
+44 28 7012 4577
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Professor Tara Moore, PhD has a wealth of experience of working in Universities and laboratories across UK, Europe and USA focusing on novel diagnosis and treatment for blinding eye diseases.

Tara has over 120 papers published in high impact peer reviewed journals.  These publications reflect internationally competitive research of high quality and is indicated by the following metrics:  1955 total citations, generating an h-index of 23 and i10-index of 38.

Tara’s research team concentrates on gene editing and gene silencing treatments for autosomal dominantly inherited eye diseases. As well as undertaking the role of Research Director for Biomedical Sciences in Ulster University Tara also concurrently holds a Research Director position with Avellino Labs USA which facilitates movement of her research findings to the clinic with rapid clinical translation.  Tara holds a number of patents and her research at Ulster has secured a number of licensing agreements with local, national and international companies including Sisaf, Almac and Avellino Labs USA.

Tara is a mentor for the New York Academy of Science 1000Girls, 1000Futures initiative from the Global Stem Alliance. Tara’s research activities are disseminated worldwide through her contribution to guest lectures and workshops spanning UK, Europe, USA and Middle East.

The culmination of Professor Moore’s contribution to health, well-being and safety and improving people’s lives whilst inspiring others to see the opportunities to make a difference through science was recognised with the prestigious WISE award presented by HRH Princess Anne and most recently a prestigious Winston Churchill Fellowship.

Research publications

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To view all publications please visit Ulster University Institutional Repository (UIR)