Associate Prof. Fionnuala Ní Áinle acts as Clinical Lead in Thrombosis, Haemostasis and Maternal Haematology within the Department of Haematology. She is a founder member of the MMUH Venous Thromboembolism Working Group and Maternal Medicine Working Group with her multidisciplinary colleagues. With Assoc. Prof Patricia Maguire, she co-directs a translational research group, "SPHERE" at the University College Dublin (UCD) Conway Institute where she holds an Associate Clinical Fellowship and is a Principal Investigator. Since her appointment, she has been awarded several competitive research funding awards, including prestigious awards from the Health Research Board and Science Foundation Ireland.
Assoc. Prof Ní Ainle is passionate about the treatment and prevention of blood clots.