Dr. Robert O’Connor | the Future Health Summit
May
24-25
2017
Dr. Robert O’Connor

Dr. Robert O’Connor

Irish Cancer Society

Head of Research and Acting Head of Communications for the Irish Cancer Society, Ireland’s largest cancer charity.

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The Irish Cancer Society is also the largest charitable funder of cancer research in the state with over 85 funded researchers currently funded across its various schemes.Robert has 20 years of experience in pharmacology, biosafety and translational cancer research.Robert graduated from UCD with an honours degree in Pharmacology in 1991. Moving to the School of Biotechnology in DCU, he completed his Ph.D. in 1995 and took up a postdoc in cancer drug resistance in the NCTCC/NICB, a specialist biomedical research facility.  Collaborating with other scientists and clinicians he became involved in translational and cancer clinical trial research.  In 2007 he assumed the chairmanship of the translational subgroup of ICORG, Ireland’s national cancer clinical trials network, helping this organisation to a milestone of enrolment of 7% of all cancer patients into translational research studies by the time of his departure in 2015.  In 2010 he became a lecturer in Biological Science in the School of Nursing in DCU and moved to take up his current role leading the research effort of the Irish Cancer Society in February of 2015.

  1. Robert is passionate about providing the evidence-base to help manage our emerging cancer crisis; focussing on prevention, early detection, increased efficacy of diagnostics and therapeutics and supporting the 170,000 (and growing) Irish cancer survivors to thrive after their treatment.
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