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Funded Investigator
UCD
Current staff
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Organic Chemistry
Conversion
  • 1998: D.Phil., University of York
  • 1994: B.Sc., University of East Anglia
  • Author/co-author of over 70 peer reviewed publications
  • H-index: 21; total number of citations: 1179 (data from Web of Science, 7th Jan. 2020)
  • Associate Editor Journal of Chemical Research

Paul's interests lie in synthetic organic chemistry and medicinal chemistry. He is currently working on the development of new and efficient ways to make novel molecules that possess biological activity.

Current projects:
Synthesis of lactose conjugates for drug delivery applications (SFI-Biobric)
Synthesis of prostaglandin analogues as anti-inflammatory and cancer agents (IRC)
Asymmetric synthesis of gamma-substituted vinyl sulfones (CSC)
Synthesis of pyridine-based serine protease inhibitors (with Prof. Paul Malthouse - RKSA)
Understanding and exploiting the isomerisation of functionalised vinyl sulfones (IRC)