Award: Fulbright Irish Scholar Award
Institution: NUI Galway
Sharon Glynn is Associate Professor in Pathology at the Lambe Institute for Translational Research at National University of Ireland Galway, and a Funded Investigator in Cúram SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices. She holds a PhD in Biotechnology from Dublin City University and a Master of Public Health from University College Dublin. Sharon’s research is focused on understanding the role of inflammation in cancer development and progression, and has received funding from Science Foundation Ireland, Breast Cancer Now and the Irish Cancer Society. Sharon’s Fulbright Scholar Award with be hosted at Houston Methodist Hospital Weill Cornell and will explore the use of multiplex spatial digital pathology to understand tumour microenvironment in patients with breast cancer responds to cancer therapy, and to identify factors that contribute to successful treatment response. Her Award will also include a visit to the Harper Cancer Center at Notre Dame University to build new collaborations.