Research Profile

Maria Donovan

Biography

Research Interests

  • Pharmacokinetic modelling 
  • Technology-enhanced learning in healthcare 
  • Experiential learning
  • Deprescribing in community pharmacy

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2018)'Application of a Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic Model for the Prediction of Bumetanide Plasma and Brain Concentrations in the Neonate'
Donovan, Maria D.,Abduljalil, Khaled,Cryan, John F.,Boylan, Geraldine B.,Griffin, Brendan T. (2018) 'Application of a Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic Model for the Prediction of Bumetanide Plasma and Brain Concentrations in the Neonate'. Biopharmaceutics & Drug Disposition,   [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'In vitro bidirectional permeability studies identify pharmacokinetic limitations of NKCC1 inhibitor bumetanide'
Donovan, MD;Schellekens, H;Boylan, GB;Cryan, JE;Griffin, BT (2016) 'In vitro bidirectional permeability studies identify pharmacokinetic limitations of NKCC1 inhibitor bumetanide'. European Journal of Pharmacology, 770 :117-125 [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'Pharmacotherapy for Neonatal Seizures: Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives'
Donovan, Maria D.; Griffin, Brendan T.; Kharoshankaya, Liudmila; Cryan, John F.; Boylan, Geraldine B. (2016) 'Pharmacotherapy for Neonatal Seizures: Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives'. Drugs, 76 :647-661 [DOI] [CORA Link] [Details]
(2015)'The effect of organic anion transporter 3 inhibitor probenecid on bumetanide levels in the brain: an integrated in vivo microdialysis study in the rat'
Donovan, MD;O'Brien, FE;Boylan, GB;Cryan, JF;Griffin, BT (2015) 'The effect of organic anion transporter 3 inhibitor probenecid on bumetanide levels in the brain: an integrated in vivo microdialysis study in the rat'. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 67 :501-510 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'The P-glycoprotein inhibitor cyclosporin A differentially influences behavioural and neurochemical responses to the antidepressant escitalopram'
O'Brien, FE;O'Connor, RM;Clarke, G;Donovan, MD;Dinan, TG;Griffin, BT;Cryan, JF (2014) 'The P-glycoprotein inhibitor cyclosporin A differentially influences behavioural and neurochemical responses to the antidepressant escitalopram'. Behavioural Brain Research, 261 :17-25 [DOI] [Details]

Reviews

 YearPublication
(2016)Treating disorders of the neonatal central nervous system: pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic considerations with a focus on antiepileptics.
Donovan, MD;Boylan, GB;Murray, DM;Cryan, JF;Griffin, BT (2016) Treating disorders of the neonatal central nervous system: pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic considerations with a focus on antiepileptics. HOBOKEN: Reviews [DOI] [Details]
(2016)Pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and biodistribution following oral administration of nanocarriers containing peptide and protein drugs.
Griffin, BT;Guo, JF;Presas, E;Donovan, MD;Alonso, MJ;O'Driscoll, CM (2016) Pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and biodistribution following oral administration of nanocarriers containing peptide and protein drugs. AMSTERDAM: Reviews [DOI] [Details]

Professional Activities

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland MPSI/
European Society of Clinical Pharmacy Member/

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2012RCSI MPharmPharmacy
2016UCC PhDPharmaceutics
2011UCC BPharmPharmacy

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

  • Clinical Pharmacokinetics
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Case-based learning in Clinical Pharmacy
  • Statistics and Research Methods
  • Experiential Learning

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2019Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Rational Use of Drugs PF6010Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Rational Use of Drugs

Contact details

  • Maria Donovan
    Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy/Practice Educator
  • mariadonovan@ucc.ie
  • Cavanagh Pharmacy Buidling
    University College Cork
    College Road
    Cork
  • 021 4901789

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