Prof. Helen Roche appointed as interim Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact

A huge congratulations are in order for POI Principal Investigator, Prof. Helen Roche on her appointment to the role of interim Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact. Taking over from Orla Freely, Helen will begin in her new appointment on 1st May. 

Helen is currently Director of the UCD Conway Institute and Full Professor Nutrigenomics (Nutrition & Omics) at the UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science. She also leads POI project 1.2  "Biomarkers For Use Of Ghrelin Agonists And Nutritional Status To Treat Cancer Cachexia", supervising two PhD candidates. 


Speaking on this new task, Helen states: “Excellence is my key vision and mission – consolidating the existing strength and dept of research excellence within UCD is of key importance. Within this role, I am very much looking forward to supporting the UCD Research Community, building upon UCDs success to date. "

You can read more about Helens appointment here