Researchers at UCD


Eadaoin McKiernan

Sbi Cset Centre Manager

Systems Biology Ireland
Conway Institute
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 716


Jan 2012 - Present: Systems Biology Ireland Centre Manager, University College Dublin.
Jan 2010 - Jan 2012: NBIP Ireland Programme Manager, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Mar 2009 - Jan 2010: Marie Curie COFUND CEMP Manager, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
Jul 2006 - Mar 2009: Postdoctoral Fellow, Breast Cancer Research Group, St. Vincents University Hospital/University College Dublin.
Oct 2001 - May 2006: PhD Student & Postdoctoral Researcher, National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University.



Peer Reviewed Journals

O'Driscoll L, McMorrow J, Doolan P, McKiernan E, Mehta JP, Ryan E, Gammell P, Joyce H, O'Donovan N, Walsh N, Clynes M (2006) 'Investigation of the molecular profile of basal cell carcinoma using whole genome microarrays'. MOL CANCER, 5 . [DOI] [Details]
O'Driscoll L, Gammell P, McKiernan E, Ryan E, Jeppesen PB, Rani S, Clynes M (2006) 'Phenotypic and global gene expression profile changes between low passage and high passage MIN-6 cells'. The Journal of endocrinology, 191 (3):665-676. [DOI] [Details]
Mc Kiernan E, Barron NW, O'Sullivan F, Barham P, Clynes M, O'Driscoll L (2007) 'Detecting de novo insulin synthesis in embryonic stem cell-derived populations'. Cell, 313 (7):1405-1414. [DOI] [Details]
McKiernan E, O'Driscoll L, Kasper M, Barron N, O'Sullivan F, Clynes M (2007) 'Directed differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells into pancreatic-like or neuronal- and glial-like phenotypes'. Tissue engineering, 13 (10):2419-2430. [DOI] [Details]
McGowan, P. M., McKiernan, E., Bolster, F., Ryan, B. M., Hill, A. D. K., McDermott, E. W., Evoy, D., O'Higgins, N., Crown, J., Duffy, M. J., ; (2008) 'ADAM-17 predicts adverse outcome in patients with breast cancer'. Annals of Oncology, 19 (6):1075-1081. [Details]
McKiernan, E.,O'Brien, K.,Grebenchtchikov, N.,Geurts-Moespot, A.,Sieuwerts, A. M.,Martens, J. W. M.,Magdolen, V.,Evoy, D.,McDermott, E.,Crown, J.,Sweep, F. C. G. J.,Duffy, M. J.; (2008) 'Protein kinase C delta expression in breast cancer as measured by real-time PCR, western blotting and ELISA'. British Journal of Cancer, 99 (10):1644-1650. Available Online [Details]
Gallagher WM, Lanigan F, McKiernan E, Brennan DJ, Hegarty S, Millikan RC, McBryan J, Jirstrom K, Landberg G, Martin F, Duffy MJ, ; (2009) 'Increased claudin-4 expression is associated with poor prognosis and high tumour grade in breast cancer'. International Journal of Cancer, 124 (9):2088-2097. [DOI] [Details]
McGowan PM, Duffy MJ, McKiernan E, O'Donovan N, ; (2009) 'The role of ADAMs in disease pathophysiology'. Clinica Chimica Acta, 403 (1-2):31-36. [Details]
Martens JW, Span PN, Sieuwerts AM, Heuvel JJ, Spyratos F, Duffy MJ, Eppenberger-Castori S, Vacher S, O'Brien K, McKiernan E, Pierce A, Vuaroqueaux V, Foekens JA, Sweep FC, ; (2009) 'Harmonisation of multi-centre real-time reverse-transcribed PCR results of a candidate prognostic marker in breast cancer: an EU-FP6 supported study of members of the EORTC - PathoBiology Group'. European Journal of Cancer, 45 (1):74-81. [DOI] [Details]
McGowan PM, Duffy MJ, McKiernan E, O'Donovan N, ; (2009) 'Role of ADAMs in cancer formation and progression'. Clinical Cancer Research, 15 (4):1140-1144. [DOI] [Details]
McKiernan, E,McDermott, EW,Evoy, D,Crown, J,Duffy, MJ; (2011) 'The role of S100 genes in breast cancer progression'. Tumor Biology, 32 :441-450. [DOI] [Details]