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Lyn Markey

Lyn Markey
Orthopaedics Team

Lyn holds a B.A. in Medicinal Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Trinity College Dublin. She recently completed the Executive MBA programme in UCD Smurfit. She has considerable expertise working in pharmaceutical product development and manufacturing. She began her career working in GlaxoSmithKline as a research chemist developing new treatments for CNS ailments. Following her Ph.D. she worked as a product development chemist in Henkel, a world leading adhesives technology company. She also has experience in the pharmaceutical industry, working as a technical expert in Bristol-Myers Squibb for manufacturing cardiovascular and diabetic products. More recently, she worked for SK Biotek Ireland as a project manager where she was responsible for the technical transfer of commercial processes to the site. Lyn has always had a keen interest in developing innovative solutions to improve a patient’s quality of life and is excited to begin the BioInnovate fellowship programme. She hopes to leverage both her scientific knowledge with her commercial experience to identify unmet needs and develop innovative solutions to address them. In her spare time, Lyn enjoys cycling, golf and touch rugby.
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