Precision Oncology Ireland is a consortium of 5 Irish Universities, 6 Irish Cancer Research Charities, and 7 international companies aiming to develop new diagnostics and therapeutics for personalised cancer treatment. The Consortium is part-funded by Science Foundation Ireland under their Strategic Partnership Programme and is co-ordinated by Systems Biology Ireland. Read more >

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POI researchers successful in SFI Frontiers for the Future funding awards

On 10th May 2022, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, announced 76 grants valued at €53.7 million to support frontiers research across ten Higher Education Institutions through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), including POI researchers

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Galway research community gathers to celebrate the journey of POI researcher Prof. Afshin Samali

In 1985, Afshin Samali arrived into Ireland as a refugee, having fled his home country of Iran, and knowing little about this small island nation on the western edge of Europe that would become his home. He would go on to become a Professor in NUI Galway, and a leading cancer biologist with a successful research career spanning over 30 years.

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My first experience in a cancer research laboratory

On World Refugee Day, Zarghona Hassani, a refugee from Afghanistan now settled in Ireland, tells the story of her journey, and her recent internship with Prof. Afshin Samali and Precision Oncology Ireland

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