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Andrew à hEachteirn

Award: Fulbright Irish Student Award

Institution: University of Oxford

Year: 2023

Andrew A“ hEachteirn is a PhD student in mathematics and a Clarendon Scholar at the University of Oxford. His research involves the use of mathematical modelling and analysis to investigate the spatiotemporal dynamics of toxic protein spread in Alzheimera€™s disease. Born in Dublin, he attended primary and secondary Gaelscoileanna before studying mathematics at Trinity College Dublin, where he was a resident of Teach na Gaeilge. Upon graduation, he spent one year as a researcher at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg and at Heidelberg University before taking a mastera€™s degree in mathematics at Cambridge. Andrew is a passionate teacher and is currently a College Lecturer in Applied Mathematics at Pembroke College, Oxford. As a Fulbright Student Awardee, he will conduct a six-month theoretical research project on the role of cerebrovascular damage in the accumulation and propagation of amyloid proteins, in collaboration with the Living Matter Lab at Stanford University.