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Research

Dr Breandán Kennedy BSc PhD

Research Interests:

Our current research interests are to utilise zebrafish to identify genes responsible for survival and function of cone photoreceptors, and to generate zebrafish models of cone photoreceptor disease that can be incorporated into drug screens.

Research Projects:

Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Drug Modulators of Vision
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-11 / 31-OCT-12
Sponsor : University College Dublin Foundation Ltd.
Title : Newman Fellowship in Colorectal Cancer - Dr Aidan Murphy
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUL-10 / 30-JUN-12
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : Small molecule anti-angiogenics for retinal therapy (SMART)
Start Date / End Date : 01-DEC-09 / 30-NOV-10
Sponsor : Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Title : Defining the targets of RX3, an essential gene for eye development
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-08 / 31-AUG-11
Sponsor : Fighting Blindness
Title : Directing retinal stem cells to become functionally integrated cone photoreceptors in Host retinas
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-07 / 01-JUN-11
Sponsor : Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Title : Applying Transgenic Zebrafish Technology to Characterize In Vivo the Molecular Regulators of Cone Photoreceptor Specification
Start Date / End Date : 01-AUG-05 / 31-JAN-09