Dr. Arman Rahman

Dr. Arman Rahman

Senior Council Member

Dr. Arman Rahman is an MD, Ph.D. He is an assistant professor at the University College Dublin (UCD) School of Medicine and in charge of Precision Oncology Ireland’s (POI) Tissue Imaging Platform. After finishing his Ph.D. in Immunology from Umea University, Sweden, Dr. Rahman left his clinical practice and became a full-time academic researcher by joining his first postdoctoral fellowship training at DCU, Ireland in 2008. After a brief period of working in the field of antibody engineering in Dublin and Cambridge, Dr. Rahman concentrated on cancer biomarker development and validation using tissue-based detection techniques.

Dr. Rahman’s expertise is in the area of antibody validation, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, digital pathology, and image analysis. For his contribution to developing the POI’s Tissue Imaging Platform, Dr. Rahman has been awarded the ‘Senior Researcher of the Year 2020’ by the Irish Cancer Society.

A passionate advocate of engaging minority communities in cancer research, he has played a key role in organizing The Invisible Spectrum (www.precisiononcology.ie/engagement/theinvisiblespectrum/) for the past two years. Dr Rahman won a UCD 2020 Values in Action (VIA) award for his work debunking misinformation about Covid-19 among his community in Ireland and internationally during the pandemic.

3D mammosphere culture of breast epithelial cell line MCF10A.

Courtesy of Dr. Emer Bourke, NUI Galway

Phospho-Akt expression and localisation

Mediated by VEGF in A549 lung cancer cells. Visualised by high content image analysis.

Courtesy of Dr Martin Barr, Clinical Scientist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, St James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin

Metaphase chromosome spread of Jurkat T-lymphoma cells

Courtesy of Rebecca Gorry, PhD Student, Mc Gee Lab, UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, UCD

Apoptosis assessment of SKMES-1 lung cancer cells

Using a multiparameter apoptosis staining kit, showing cell nuclei (blue), actin (green) and mitochondrial activity (orange).

Courtesy of Dr Martin Barr, Clinical Scientist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, St James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin

HeLa Cells

Courtesy of Rebecca Gorry, PhD Student, Mc Gee Lab, UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, UCD

IACR & EACR Joint Conference 2020

26 — 28 February 2020 at Galway Bay Hotel, Galway

Mitotic Chronic Myelogenous Leukaemia K562 Cells

Courtesy of Rebecca Gorry, PhD Student, Mc Gee Lab, UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, Conway Institute, UCD

Cell to Cell Tweeting

Via nanoparticles (red) in Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC)

Courtesy of Sinéad Lindsay, UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin (UCD) Ireland.

Confocal Microscopy Analysis

Of phospho-Akt expression in H460 lung cancer cells in response to hypoxia (0.5% O2).

Courtesy of Dr Martin Barr, Clinical Scientist & Adjunct Assistant Professor, St James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin

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