Séan M. O’Cathail

Séan M. O’Cathail

Séan graduated from the School of Medicine, University College Cork, Ireland, with honours in 2008. During medical school he also undertook a Bachelor of Medical Science in Pharmacology.

Following graduation he completed his internship and core medical training at the Cork University Hospitals group during which time he was admitted as a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and Royal College of Physicians in London.

In 2011, he moved to London on being appointed as Specialist Registrar in Medical Oncology at Imperial College NHS Trust.

In 2012 he moved Oxford to begin training in Clinical Oncology, passing the Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2015. He holds an MSc in Oncology from the Institute of Cancer Research.

In 2016 he was awarded a CRUK Clinical Research Fellowship at the Oxford Institute of Radiation Oncology and was subsequently awarded a DPhil from the University of Oxford for his research in to mechanisms of radioresistance in rectal cancer.

He was awarded the top prize at the ECCO-AACR-EORTC-ESMO MCCR workshop in 2017. He is currently the Glasgow Principal Investigator of the CEDAR Phase I trial & PRIME-RT Phase II trial rectal cancer trials.