Prof. Dr Dolores Cahill is a world-wide renowned expert in high-throughput proteomics technology development and automation, high content protein arrays and their biomedical applications, including in biomarker discovery and diagnostics.
Prof. Cahill pioneered this research area at the Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Genetics in Berlin, Germany, and holds several international patents in this field with research, biomedicine and diagnostic applications.
o Over 20 years expertise in high-throughput protein & antibody array, automation, proteomics technology development & biomedical applications in biomarker discovery, diagnostics & personalised medicine.
o Since 2005 to present, Full Professor of Translational Science, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Academic, Researcher, Lecturer, Module Coordinator in Pathology Teaching, School of Medicine & Conway Institute
o 15 years as Irish, EU & international expert & advisor including Seconded National Expert to European Commission
o Company Co-founder & Shareholder (1997-2019) of Protagen AG in Germany (https://protagen.com/). Protagen Protein Services (2012-2019) contract services to healthcare sector & pharmaceutical industry (https://protagenproteinservices.com/).
o Since 2016, co-founding shareholder and Advisory Board member of Prof. Stephen Pennington’s UCD School of Medicine/Conway Institute spin-out company, Atturos Ltd. working to improve Prostate Cancer diagnosis (http://atturos.com/ and http://atturos.com/company/advisors/).
o Prof. Cahill has a total of over 5940 Citations, H (Hirsh)-index of 35, i10-index of 48.
o Project management: Has successfully obtained and project managed as Principal Investigator eight EU Programme funding grants from FP4, FP5, FP6, FP7 and Horizon 2020, Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland, Health Research Board funding in companies and universities. Her full scientific bio and publications are here: https://people.ucd.ie/dolores.cahill
Dolores has been a member of the Advisory Science Council to the Irish government and a member of the International Science Advisory Board. Dolores is passionate about national sovereignty and Ireland maintaining a credible position of neutrality. In her first ever election contest in the European Elections last year, Dolores finished as the best performing Independent in the Ireland South constituency.
Hat tip to Philip Mulholland.