Prof Alice Stanton is Associate Professor in Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics and Vice-Dean & Director of Intermediate Cycle at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Her qualifications include an honours degree in Medicine (University College Dublin 1984), a first-class honours B.Sc. in Physiology (University College Dublin 1986), a post-graduate diploma in Statistics with distinction (Trinity College, Dublin 1988), and a PhD in Pharmacology (University College Dublin 1993).
She undertook her clinical training in general internal medicine and clinical pharmacology at St Vincent's University Hospital, St. Lawrence’s Hospital, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Beaumont Hospital (Dublin), Academisch Ziekenhuis (Utrecht),and Hammersmith Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital and Imperial College (London).
Prof Stanton is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians in Ireland. She holds specialist cardiovascular clinics at Beaumont and the National Maternity Hospitals, Dublin.
Her research interests include management of resistant hypertension, non-invasive measurement of the vasculature, cardiovascular genetics and personalized medicine. She is a Member of the International Society of Hypertension, the European Society of Hypertension, the British Hypertension Society, and the Irish Heart Foundation's Council on High Blood Pressure. She has authored in excess of 100 peer-reviewed published papers, and has had grants and fellowships from the Health Research Board (Ireland), Enterprise Ireland, the Higher Education Authority (Ireland), the Irish Heart Foundation the British Heart Foundation, Engineering Physical Science Research Council (UK), Medical Research Council (UK) and the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme.