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Prof Joe O’Sullivan.

Joe O’Sullivan is Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research, Queen’s University Belfast and a Consultant Prostate Cancer Oncologist at the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre, Belfast. Joe is a world expert on advanced prostate cancer and in particular the use of ionising radiation and has worked at Queens University for over 20 years.

Joe 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 with stem cell support in advanced prostate cancer. He was appointed as a senior lecturer and consultant clinical oncologist to Queen’s University Belfast in 2004 and was subsequently appointed as Professor of Radiation Oncology in 2011. He served as Clinical Director of Oncology at The Northern Ireland Cancer Centre, Belfast from 2014 to 2017 and as Deputy Director of the Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research, Queen’s University Belfast 2018-2023.

His research interests include 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 200 research papers. He is one Co-Director of the Queens University Belfast Prostate Cancer Centre of Excellence. He has been a voting panel member of the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference (APCCC) since 2019.