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Name O'Halloran, Aisling
Main Department Centre For Medical Gerontology
College Title Research Fellow
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Dr. Aisling O'Halloran joined the TILDA Health team as a post-doctoral research fellow in January 2012. Prior to joining TILDA, she was the senior researcher on the Falls Prevention Strand at the Technology Research for Independent Living (TRIL) Centre at St. James's Hospital, Dublin Ireland (2010-2011). She spent three years conducting post-doctoral research in the areas of genetics and immunology with the School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine at University College Dublin (2009) and the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College, Dublin (2006-2008. Dr. O'Halloran holds a PhD in cardiovascular disease and genetics from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and a B.A. in Natural Science, specialising in genetics from Trinity College, Dublin.
Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
Details Date From Date To
Irish Gerontological Society 2010 2012
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
German Basic Basic Basic
Irish Medium Medium Medium
Research Interests
AFFECT AGEING Age related diseases Ageing
Ageing, memory and other cognitive processes Ageing, stroke, dementia Aging/Gerontology Brain
Cardiovascular Diseases Cardiovascular System Elderly Health Emotional/Mental Health--Geriatric
Epidemiology FALLS Falls Frailty & Resilience
Gerontology Positive Ageing Psychology of Aging Quantitative genetics and genetics of complex traits
Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
O'Halloran AM, Finucane C, Savva GM, Robertson IH, Kenny RA., Sustained Attention and Frailty in the Older Adult Population., Journals of Gerontology B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. , (March 22), 2013, p1 - 10
Ryan MT, Hamill RM, O'Halloran AM, Davey GC, McBryan J, Mullen AM, McGee C, Gispert M, Southwood OI, Sweeney T, SNP variation in the promoter of the PRKAG3 gene and association with meat quality traits in pig., BMC Genetics, 13, (66), 2012, p17
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O'Halloran AM, Pénard N, Galli A, Fan CW, Robertson IH, Kenny RA, Falls and falls efficacy: the role of sustained attention in older adults., BMC geriatrics, 11, (85), 2011, p10
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O'Halloran AM, Fan CW, Kenny RA, Pénard N, Galli A, Robertson IH., Variability in sustained attention and risk of frailty., Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 59, (12), 2011, p2390 - 2392
Non Peer Reviewed
Aisling O'Halloran, Mature Matters: Ageing, 2012, - 1
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