Posted on: 23 Apr 2019

Cystic Fibrosis Research Award

Frank O’Riordan, Pharmacist and PhD student, won best oral presentation at the recent Irish Society of Clinical Microbiologists meeting in Dublin on 29th March.  Frank presented on a feasibility study on the effects of procalcitonin testing on antibiotic prescribing in lower respiratory tract infections in an Irish hospital. Frank is co-supervised by Dr Frances Shiely, Senior Lecturer and Director of Education in the HRB CRF-C.