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

Maria Morgan BSc, PhD, PG Dip Med Edu


Contact details:

Address:  Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics,
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland,
123 St. Stephen's Green,
Dublin 2.

Telephone: +353 1 402 2167

Fax:  +353 1 402 2453


Current position:   Senior Lecturer in Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics, 
Academic Director of RCSI My Health Lecture Series (formerly MiniMed School), 
Academic Director of Science with the Recreation, Education and Community Health (REACH) Programme

Biography:   Dr. Maria Morgan is an honours graduate in Analytical Science from Dublin City University. She received a PhD in Biotechnology from Dublin City University in 1998. In 1999 she joined RCSI where she carried out postdoctoral research in the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and subsequently she worked as Project Manager with the Centre for Human Proteomics. In 2006 she was appointed lecturer with Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics and was promoted to senior lecturer in 2013. She is Academic Director of RCSI REACH programme and Academic Director of RCSI's My Health Lecture Series.


·         School of Medicine

o    Direct Entry Medicine Programme

·         Module coordinator for Renal, Endocrine, Genitourinary and Breast (REGUB) module in Junior Cycle

·         Contribute to numerous modules including the Molecular Medicine; Fundamentals in Biomedicine 1; Gastrointestinal & Hepatology (GI/HEP)

o    Graduate Entry Medicine Programme

·        Contribute to numerous Junior Cycle modules including the Molecular Medicine; Nutrition and Energy; Genitourinary System; Endocrine System

·         School of Pharmacy

o    Contribute to the MPharm Programme

·         School of Postgraduate Studies

·         Faculty of Radiology, Radiation Oncology

·         Mentor to international students in Junior Cycle Mentoring Programme and International Citizenship Programme

Curriculum Vitae: Dr. Morgan's CV 

Research Areas:  Breast Cancer; Cellular and molecular basis of mammary microcalcifications; Degenerative arthropathies; Heterotopic calcification; Novel anti-cancer drug development

Link to Research: Dr. Morgan's research 

Link to Publications: Dr. Morgan's publications