Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

RCSI Department of Surgery wins Irish Association of Cancer Research Awards

28 February 2017

The Department of Surgery had a very successful year at the Irish Association of Cancer Research annual meeting which took place in Kilkenny on February 22nd-24th 2017. RCSI scooped 25% of the awards from the conference which is a great achievement.

Dr Damir Vareslija (Prof Young group) received a huge accolade when he received a prestigious EACR Young Scientist award.

Congratulations also to team members of the group led by Dr.McIlroy; Rachel Bleach (2nd year PhD) and Dr Laura Creevey (Post-doctoral researcher) who won 2nd and 3rd place awards for their presentations. The meeting, which attracted ~200 participants from all over Ireland, highlighted research advances in cancer research from world-class national and international scientists.