Professor Niamh Moran is Associate Professor in Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics at RCSI and Head of School of Postgraduate Studies.

In 1987, Professor Moran achieved her PhD at University College Dublin for a project focussing on cell adhesion molecules. She continued her work in the University of Copenhagen on an EMBO fellowship (1987-1989). Following a 2 year post-doc position in Vanderbilt University (1989-1991), she returned to UCD as a Newman Scholar in 1991-94. She was appointed as a lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology at RCSI in 1994.

With her group, she has published >60 research papers in international peer-reviewed journals and has made original and innovative contributions to the areas of integrin research, platelet function in thrombotic disease and the role of platelets in Cancer Metastasis.