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POI Governance Committee meet for first time

POI Governance Committee meet for first time

The POI team are privileged to have the guidance of our Governance Committee, who met for the first time on Friday 27th November

27 November, 2020 Read More
Irish breast cancer study highlights potential new treatment approach

Irish breast cancer study highlights potential new treatment approach

A new study by Irish researchers may pave the way to developing a more effective means of treating patients with the most common form of breast cancer. The promising findings are described in a paper published in the leading journal “Cancer Research”, in a study headed by researchers from RCSI and UCD, and supported by the Irish Cancer Society and Precision Oncology Ireland

01 October, 2020 Read More
POI Public talk series for Cancer Week Ireland

POI Public talk series for Cancer Week Ireland

To mark Cancer Week Ireland which runs from Monday 28th of September until Sunday 4th of October, POI collaborated with our charity partners and patient advocacy groups on a number of public research talks.

28 September, 2020 Read More
Researchers and Patients in Conversation

Researchers and Patients in Conversation

POI has collaborated with our charity partner Breakthrough Cancer Research to create some video clips featuring patient advocates interviewing cancer researchers, aimed at demystifying precision oncology for a lay audience.

24 September, 2020 Read More
Public talk on Lobular Breast Cancer

Public talk on Lobular Breast Cancer

POI joined our charity partner, the Irish Cancer Society, to host our first public talk featuring breast cancer researcher Dr. Damir Vareslija from RCSI.

16 June, 2020 Read More
Industry Seminar - Prof. Helen McCarthy

Industry Seminar - Prof. Helen McCarthy

Precision Oncology Ireland hosted our first Industry Research Seminar on Tuesday 9th June, showcasing the ground-breaking work of one of our partners, Prof. Helen McCarthy of Phion Therapeutics

09 June, 2020 Read More
Research Seminars: a busy start to the year!

Research Seminars: a busy start to the year!

POI hosted seminars by a number of prestigious international speakers in the early months of 2020, before a pandemic and lockdown moved all of our activities online.

07 April, 2020 Read More
A visit to ESB Science Blast 2020

A visit to ESB Science Blast 2020

POI went along to Science Blast Dublin this year to see what all the fuss was about!

04 March, 2020 Read More
POI attend Irish Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting

POI attend Irish Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting

Following our POI team meeting on the 25th February, many of the team remained in Galway for the Irish Association of Cancer Research (IACR) Annual Meeting, a highlight in the calendars of cancer researchers around Ireland.

26 February, 2020 Read More
POI and CÚRAM partner for Science on Screen

POI and CÚRAM partner for Science on Screen

POI has partnered with CÚRAM, the SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices at NUI Galway and Galway Film Centre, in this year’s Science on Screen programme, which will commission a short scientific documentary focused on science and cancer research.

26 February, 2020 Read More
Entire POI team meets in Galway prior to IACR Conference

Entire POI team meets in Galway prior to IACR Conference

The entire POI team met in Galway on 25th February 2020, just prior to the annual IACR Conference. This gathering gave the team an opportunity to discuss progress thus far and plans for the future.

25 February, 2020 Read More
Nationwide visits POI

Nationwide visits POI

On Friday 7th February 2020, the RTÉ programme Nationwide broadcasted a segment relating to the ground-breaking work of Precision Oncology Ireland in fast-tracking the delivery of precision medicine in cancer.

07 February, 2020 Read More
Genomics Summit co-hosted in Dublin by GMI and UCD

Genomics Summit co-hosted in Dublin by GMI and UCD

Members of the POI team attended the Genomics Summit, held in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on the 23rd January 2020, which was co-hosted by POI partner Genomics Medicine Ireland, and UCD Research and Innovation.

23 January, 2020 Read More
Launch of Precision Oncology Ireland

Launch of Precision Oncology Ireland

More than 90 scientists, cancer patients, academic, charity and industry representatives gathered on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019, to launch the new Precision Oncology Ireland research programme at University College Dublin.

26 November, 2019 Read More
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