Tríona Ní Chonghaile joined the Physiology and Medical Physics Department in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, in 2015. Dr. Ní Chonghaile’s lab is interested in understanding why certain cancers are sensitive to chemotherapy induced cell death while others are resistant and how best to treat resistant cancers.
She has received the European Association of Cancer Research (senior) young scientist of the year award (2014), along with receiving the prestigious L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK&I Fellowship (2015). Her research is funded by grants from SFI-HRB-Wellcome Trust, H2020 and Breast Cancer Now. She has published in high-impact journals including first author papers in Science and Cancer Discovery.