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

Cardiovascular Diseases

Apply here

Vascular Biology is a key strategic research area for RCSI being led by Professor James O'Donnell who joined RCSI earlier this year. The vascular biology team work closely with Cardiologists and physicians based in Beaumont Hospital through the RCSI Clinical Research Centre.

The following themes are of particular interest: 

  • von Willebrand disease (vWD) 
  • Hemostasis and Thrombosis 
  • Hypertension.
  • Platelet Biology, platelet interactions with bacteria, cancer and malaria. 

Senior Academics/Researchers and Research Centres and Programmes in this area are listed below:


Dermot Cox

Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics

View Dermot Cox's profile

Dermot Kenny

Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics

View Dermot Kenny's profile

Steve Kerrigan

School of Pharmacy

View Steve Kerrigan's profile

Niamh Moran    Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics View Niamh Moran's profile
James ODonnell   Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics View James O'Donnell's profile 

Alice Stanton

Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics

View Alice Stanton's profile

David Williams

Geriatric and Stroke Medicine

View David Williams' profile

Research Centres & Programmes in this Area

RCSI Clinical Research Centre

The aim of the RCSI CRC is to advance the knowledge of illness and improve the care of patients by working in partnership with both the academic and pharma sector to develop life-enhancing therapies through basic research and clinical trials More....