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Prof. Dermot Kelleherand His Team Visited ITM

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Prof. Dermot Kelleher visited the Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM) with his research team on 14th September, 2016.

Prof. Dermot Kelleher is the dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. He brings significant experience and is recognized internationally for innovation in academic health leadership and administration, clinical care, research and education.Author of 300 publications and 14 patents,Prof. Dermot Kelleher’s research examines the immune response to many of the leading causes of gastrointestinal infectious disease worldwide. Over the years he has received many prestigious awards including a Fogarty Scholarship at the University of California San Diego, Wellcome Senior Fellow in Clinical Science, and most recently the Conway Medal from the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland.

With a strong commitment to innovation and collaboration, Prof. Kelleher has worked to found several companies supporting both translational developments in biomedical science and fostering collaboration in biomedical research in both Dublin and London. He also served as President of the Federation of European Academies of Medicine until moving to British Columbia.