Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Prof. Garry Duffy

Garry DuffyGarry Duffy, BSc, PhD (NUI)
Honorary Professor of Regenerative Medicine
Tel: +353 (0)91 495 943

Garry Duffy graduated in Anatomy from the National University of Ireland, Galway (2002) and subsequently completed his PhD in the area of adult stem cell therapeutics for cardiovascular disease under the supervision  of Prof. Frank Barry in the Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI) in NUIG.

Garry is a two-time Fulbright Scholar. His first scholarship in 2006 was in cardiovascular tissue engineering and stem cell biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology under the supervision of Prof. Robert M. Nerem. His second scholarship in 2013 was in advanced materials for cardiac regeneration at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in collaboration with Prof. Jeffrey Karp.

Garry joined the Anatomy Department as Lecturer in July 2008 and moved to his position in NUIG at the end of 2016. He was appointed Honorary Professor of Regenerative Medicine upon his departure and retains strong links to the Department through the RCSI-led collaborative EU research projects AMCARE and DRIVE, which he coordinates.

His current research focuses on advanced biomaterial and cell based therapies to treat chronic disease and is funded by Enterprise Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland, and the European Union’s FP7 and Horizon 2020 work programmes. He is currently Personal Professor of Anatomy within the School of Medicine at NUIG. He is also a Principal Investigator in the Trinity Centre for Bioengineering and the Science Foundation Ireland co-funded national research centres AMBER and CÚRAM.

Garry is the co-founder of Duffy Kelly Labs.