Clinical Director of the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre
Belfast Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen’s University Belfast
Joe O’Sullivan is Clinical Director of the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre, Belfast and Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen’s University Belfast.
He graduated from University College Dublin medical School in 1993 and trained in Radiation Oncology in St. Luke’s Hospital in Dublin. In 2000 he took up a Clinical research Fellowship at the Royal Marsden London, completing a Doctorate Thesis on the use of high doses of Rhenium-186HEDP in advanced prostate cancer. He was appointed as a senior lecture and consultant clinical oncologist to Queen’s University Belfast in 2004 and was subsequently appointed as Professor of Radiation Oncology in 2011.
His research interests include bone-seeking radionuclide therapy in metastatic prostate cancer, translational research in prostate cancer and radiotherapy, and clinical trials in advanced prostate cancer and he has published over 100 research papers. He is one the 4 Directors of the FASTMAN Prostate Cancer Centre of Excellence (Belfast and Manchester) which is 5 year programme of research awarded in 2014 and funded by Movember and PCUK