Saoirse O'Sullivan

Artelo Biosciences, United Kingdom

Prof. Saoirse Elizabeth O’Sullivan joined Artelo in October 2021 as Vice President, Translational Sciences, after having served several years as a scientific advisor to the Company. Dr. O’Sullivan received her doctorate from Trinity College Dublin in 2001 and moved to the University of Nottingham in 2002 as a Research fellow where she began researching cannabinoid pharmacology. She was made Lecturer in 2007, Associate Professor in 2011, and Professor in 2019. She has over 26 original research articles, 6 reviews and 3 books chapters on the topic of cannabinoid pharmacology, with specific interests on the cardiovascular and gastrointestinal effects of cannabinoids and therapeutic potential of cannabis-based medicines. Her research methodologies span from cellular and animal models to human healthy volunteer studies and early phase clinical trials. In 2016 she was named the International Cannabinoid Research Society Young Investigator of the Year.