Virtual Conference Speakers 2021

Biomedical Speakers

Prof. Hans Clevers

Prof. Hans Clevers

MD and PhD from Utrecht University, Holland. He is Professor in Molecular Genetics at Utrecht University since 1991. He runs his lab in the Hubrecht Institute.

Prof. Christian Frezza

Prof. Christian Frezza

Programme Leader in Cancer Metabolism, MRC Cancer Unit University of Cambridge

Prof. Jacco van Rheenen

Prof. Jacco van Rheenen

Senior group leader at the Oncode Institute Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam and full professor at the University Medical Center Utrecht

Prof. Karen Vousden

Prof. Karen Vousden

Professor of Cancer Biology, Director of The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow

Dr. Robert O’Connor

Dr. Robert O’Connor

Head of Research for the Irish Cancer Society

Prof. Alessandra Gennari

Prof. Alessandra Gennari

Associate Professor of Oncology at the University of Eastern Piedmont (UPO) Head of the Division of Oncology at Maggiore Hospital, Novara, IT. Head of the Laboratory of Immuno-Oncology at the UPO-CAAD Center for Immune and Allergic Diseases, Novara, IT.

Prof. John Crown

Prof. John Crown

Consultant Medical Oncologist, St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Dr. Miguel Reis Ferreira

Dr. Miguel Reis Ferreira

Consultant in Head and Neck and Lower GI Cancers. Senior Clinical Lecturer, Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust. King's College London

Prof. Dame Lesley Fallowfield

Prof. Dame Lesley Fallowfield

Director of SHORE-C

Dr. Seth Coffelt

Dr. Seth Coffelt

Senior Research Fellow within the Institute of Cancer Sciences at the University of Glasgow

Prof. Johanna Joyce

Prof. Johanna Joyce

Professor at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, and Full Member of the international Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research

Dr. Eibhlin Mulroe

Dr. Eibhlin Mulroe

Prof. Hellmut Augustin

Prof. Hellmut Augustin

Professor and Director; European Center for Angioscience (ECAS), Medical Faculty Mannheim of Heidelberg University and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Prof. Mark Tangney

Prof. Mark Tangney

Prof. Mark Lawler

Prof. Mark Lawler

Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor of Digital Health, and Chair in Translational Cancer Genomics, Queen's University Belfast (QUB)

Prof. Laurence Zitvogel

Prof. Laurence Zitvogel

Prof. Ravid Straussman

Prof. Ravid Straussman

Dr. Bettina Ryll

Dr. Bettina Ryll

Prof. Jeff Evans

Prof. Jeff Evans

Professor of Translational Cancer Research & Honorary Consultant in Medical Oncology, University of Glasgow and Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow

Allied Health Professional Speakers

Prof. AnnMarie Groarke

Prof. AnnMarie Groarke

School of Psychology, Deputy Dean, College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway

Prof. Juliette Hussey

Prof. Juliette Hussey

Prof. Juliette Hussey, Professor in Physiotherapy, Vice-President for Global Relations, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

Mr. Peter Browne

Mr. Peter Browne

Retired Producer and presenter RTÉ

Dr. Tina Hickey

Dr. Tina Hickey

Patient Advocate; Member of NCCP Survivorship Steering Group; Assoc. Prof. (Emeritus), School of Psychology UCD

Dr. Jenny McSharry

Dr. Jenny McSharry

Health Behaviour Change Research Group, National University of Ireland, Galway

Dr. Deirdre Connolly

Dr. Deirdre Connolly

Associate Professor, Director, MSc Cancer Survivorship, Discipline of Occupational Therapy, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences

Dr. Susanne Cruickshank

Dr. Susanne Cruickshank

Strategic Lead for Applied Health Research, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Dr. Isabell Scholl

Dr. Isabell Scholl

Senior researcher and clinician at the Department of Medical Psychology of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf.

Prof. Susan Moug

Prof. Susan Moug

Academic colorectal and general surgeon in Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley

Dr. Oonagh Griffin

Dr. Oonagh Griffin

Senior Pancreatic Cancer Dietitian, St Vincent’s University Hospital

Dr. Sonya Collier

Dr. Sonya Collier

Principal Clinical Psychologist in St James's Hospital, Dublin and Adjunct Assistant Professor in Trinity College Dublin

Professor Joe Duffy

Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Medicine & Research Award 2020

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