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Cian O’Leary

Award: Fulbright Irish Scholar Award

Sponsor: National University of Ireland

University: Royal College of Surgeons Ireland

Year: 2018-2019

Dr Cian O’Leary is a Pharmaceutics Lecturer in the School of Pharmacy and a Principal Investigator in the Tissue Engineering Research Group at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. As a Fulbright-NUI Scholar in the Dept. of Bioengineering at University of California, San Diego, he will undertake research to develop tissue-engineered in vitro models of breast cancer metastasis with the objective to address critical bottlenecks in the discovery of novel anticancer therapeutics.