Interview with Daniel O’Reilly …………… Daniel O’Reilly MChem, PhD Candidate McGill University How did you become interested in the field of oligonucleotides? My introduction to the world of genetic disease and oligonucleotides came at an early age when my mum was diagnosed with Huntington’s Disease (HD). Witnessing the impact of this disease on my mum…
Professor Henri Bismuth, pioneer and renowned international expert in the field of hepatobiliary disease who set up the first liver transplant Centre in France.
My mentor helped me to see the potential of pharmaceutical research on our society.
I was attracted to the field of nucleic acid therapeutics by the news of 2006 Nobel Prize in Medicine to Andrew Fire and Craig Mello when I was a junior