Award: Fulbright Irish Student Award
Institution: University College Cork
Ms Elaine Enright is a pharmacist having completed a BPharm at University College Cork and an MPharm at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Currently, Elaine is an Irish Research Council PhD Scholar based at the APC Microbiome Institute, UCC. Her PhD research investigates the influence of gut bacteria (the microbiota) upon oral drug delivery and efficacy. As a Fulbright Student Awardee to Purdue University, Indiana, Ms Enright will investigate the impact of gut microbial bile acid metabolites on the solubility and absorption of oral dosage formulations.