Team members

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  • Prof Jochen Prehn- Director of CSM
  • Patsy Connolly (Administrative and Operations Manager)

Computational Modeling:

  • Heinrich Huber, Ph.D.

Director of Molecular Imaging:

  • Heiko Duessmann, Ph.D.

Senior Technician & CSM Scientific Liaison Officer:

  • Helena Bonner, Ph.D.

Laboratory Manager:

  • Ina Woods

 Data Base Manager and Bioinformatician:

  • Ana Barat, Ph.D.
  • Anna Matvevva, Ph.D.


  • Dr Niamh Connolly (Research Lecturer, Neuroscience therapeutics, AMPK modelling)
  • Dr Irene Llorente-Folch
  • Dr Steven Carberry (Colon cancer, APO-COLON)
  • Dr. Martin Crivello Garcia (ALS, neurodegenerative therapeutics).
  • Dr Marion Hogg Honorary Lecturer (Angiogenin as a therapeutic target, ALS)
  • Dr Andreas Lindner (Colorectal cancer)
    Protein Response, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology)
  • Dr Shona Pfeiffer, Assistant Lecturer (Neuroscience therapeutics, diabetes)
  • Dr Manuela Salvucci
  • Dr Franziska Walter
  • Dr Orla Watters (Neuroscience therapeutics)
  • Dr. Laleh Kazemzadeh
  • Dr Michael Fichtner (Colon Cancer)

Ph.D. Students:

  • Ciara Dunphy, BSc (AMPK: signaling and colorectal cancer biomarkers) (SFI Student)
  • Stefan Haunsberger, BSc
  • James Kealey, BSc (CRC: Imaging of cellular bioenergetics) (SFI student)
  • Mariangela Meyer Villamandos, BSc
  • Federico Lucantoni, MSc

Research Technician:

  • Aisling O’ Brien
  • Luise Halang
  • Sarah Cooper ( Brain Tumor Biobank)
  • Rebecca Monaghan ( Brain Tumor Biobank)

Research Nurse:

  • Orna Bacon, Colorectal cancer research nurse (Beaumont Hospital)