Meet the Consultant
Professor Paul Browne
Consultant Haematologist, St. James's Hospital, Dublin
Head of School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin
Paul Browne is Professor of Haematology at Trinity College Dublin, and Consultant Haematologist and Director of the National Adult Stem Cell Transplant Programme at St. James's Hospital Dublin. He is currently also Head of the School of Medicine at Trinity College Dublin, where he graduated in 1986. He trained first in Dublin, and then as a Fellow at the University of Minnesota, USA. Since returning to Ireland in 1997, he has led the development of therapeutic programmes for leukaemia and myeloma, with a special interest in stem cell transplant and novel therapeutics. He is a member of several international working groups, including the European EBMT Working Party for Leukaemia / Myeloma, and the International PNH Consortium. He has collaborated on laboratory studies of myeloma biology, including a focus on genetic susceptibility in DNA repair pathways, in work funded by the HRB and the Irish Cancer Society. He was Chair of the Irish Cooperative Oncology Research Group (ICORG) from 2008 to 2012, leading the successful ICORG international peer-reviewed HRB multi-million euro grant renewal to support clinical translational research in cancer. Recently, he has led a TCD group in conjunction with colleagues in Cork and Galway developing a major programme on cellular therapy funded by the National Blood Centre.