Professor Grainne Gorman is a Consultant Neurologist at the RVI’s Neurosciences Centre with a particular interest in neuromuscular diseases and a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Institute of Translational and Clinical Research at Newcastle University.
Professor Gorman is Director of the Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research at Newcastle University – an internationally renowned centre of excellence in mitochondrial disease – as well as the Neuromuscular Theme Lead within the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre.
She qualified from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), in 1997 and completed three years of general medical training in Dublin, Ireland. After completion of specialist training, Professor Gorman moved to Newcastle to further her interest in neuromuscular diseases.
Professor Gorman established and now leads the Newcastle Mito Hub and has led the development of clinical operating procedures for this group, holding overall responsibility for its use and governance.
The Newcastle Mito Hub is growing to become the clinical platform for therapeutic interventions in mitochondrial medicine research in collaboration between the Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research and the Newcastle Hospitals.