Cancer Research

The Discipline of Surgery at the Lambe Institute is home to a wide range of funded cancer research programmes involving academics, clinicians, full time researchers and graduate students.

Our breast cancer research laboratory and Cancer Biobank is primarily funded by the National Breast Cancer Research Institute.

Research Leads
Dr Laura Barkley
Dr Róisín Dwyer
Professor Michael Kerin
Professor Aoife Lowery
Dr Nicola Miller

Postdoctoral Researcher
Dr Vinitha Richard, NBCRI
Dr Lilli Lin, Precision Oncology Ireland
Dr Elan McCarthy, AICRIstart 

Graduate Students
Luke McCarthy, NBCRI PhD Student
Sha Li, Chinese Scholarship Council PhD student
Abhishek Tomar, AICRIstart PhD student
Yuyan Deng, Chinese Scholarship Council PhD student
Rui Li, Chinese Scholarship Council PhD student
Brandon Sugrue, Precision Oncology Ireland PhD student
Gerard Feeney, MD student
Domhnall O'Connor, PhD student
Ronan Waldron, PhD student

Vascular Research

Research Lead
Professor Stewart Walsh

Professor Walsh leads Leg Ulcer Centre Ireland (  This centre specialises in managing patients with lower limb ulcers and is a collaboration between Saolta University Health Care Group, HSE Community Services and the University of Galway. 

Graduate Students
Thomas Aherne
Mohammed Alagha
Nathalie Doolan
Ramy El Kaedy
Mohamed El Sharkawi
Colum Keohane
Fiona Nolan
Megan Power Foley
Mark Twyford