Nov 26 2015 Posted: 15:52 GMT

Blood Cancer Network Ireland - Launch 25th Nov 2015

Blood Cancer Network Ireland was launched by Mr Damien English, T.D. Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation on Wednesday 25th Nov at the Lambe Institute at NUIG/University Hospital Galway. The Irish Cancer Society and Science Foundation Ireland have partnered together to fund this new collaborative cancer network that will offer early stage clinical trials to blood cancer patients in Ireland.

Michael O'Dwyer, Professor of Hematology and Director of Blood Cancer Network Ireland, Paul Daly and Minister of State for Skills, Research, and Innovation Damien English.

 

BCNI team based at NUI Galway: Michael O'Dwyer, Professor of Hematology and Director of Blood Cancer Network Ireland, Dr Eva Szegezdi, Blood Cancer Biobank leader, Dr Sandra Healy BCNI Program Manager and Professor Lokesh Joshi, VP of Research at NUI Galway with Minister of State for Skills, Research, and Innovation Damien English

 

BCNI principal Investigator team : Paul Browne (Professor of Hematology -Trinity College Dublin), Michael O'Dwyer (Professor of Hematology - NUI Galway), Mary Cahill  (Professor of Hematology - University College Cork), Eva Szegezdi (Lecturer - NUI Galway) with Minister of State for Skills, Research, and Innovation Damien English(middle)

 

Dr Mark Ferguson (Science Foundation Ireland), Damien English (Minister of State for Skills, Research, and Innovation), Professor Michael O'Dwyer  (Director of Blood Cancer Network Ireland) and Dr Robert O'Connor (Irish Cancer Society)

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