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Prof Roisin O’Cearbhaill

Prof. Róisín O’Cearbhaill is the Research Director, Gynecologic Medical Oncology Service and the Section Head, Solid Tumor Malignancies, Cellular Therapy Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), with a joint faculty appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College.

A committed advocate of excellence in patient care, Róisín serves as the Director of the Patient and Family Centered Care Grant initiative and is the Vice-Chair of the Investigational New Drug/Device Committee at MSKCC.

She has extensive clinical and research experience in the treatment of gynecological cancers and has seen first-hand the benefits that access to clinical trials offers patients. Her research focuses on the development of novel targeted, cell therapy and immune-based approaches to improve outcomes for patients with cancer. She is the Chair of Developmental Therapeutics in NRG Oncology and is proud to serve on several international committees including GCIG.

She has secured NIH funding and has received numerous awards for her work, including a Conquer Cancer Foundation Career Development award, a Young Investigator award from the Kaleidoscope of Hope Foundation, an Excellence in Research Award from MSKCC, and an Excellence in Teaching award from Weill Cornell Medical College. Her accomplishments have been recognized by Irish America Magazine as a top 50 Healthcare honoree. Her research, incorporating cutting-edge technology such as CAR T cells, has been highlighted in Science Magazine.