About my research:

My name is Gordon Cooke and welcome to my site no matter how you arrived. I am a lecturer in biological sciences and I am also an active  research scientist. I completed my PhD in 2004 in IT Tallaght before being appointed as a Newman Fellow in UCD where I undertook research into Barrett’s Metaplasia. After two years in UCD I went travelling with my wife across Russia, on the trans Mongolian railway then in to Mongolia and China, South East Asia and Australia before ending up in New Zealand where I worked in the School of Nursing at the University of Auckland as a Research Assistant. I then returned to Ireland after a year and went to work for Prof. Seamas Donnelly in UCD. Here I was involved in a number of SFI Program Grant Projects looking into various fibrotic diseases of the respiratory system including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis and cystic fibrosis. I then worked for a year with Prof. Michael Keane’s group where I gained an interest in exosomes and their role in disease.

Since joining Technological University Dublin in August 2016 I’ve had a chance to develop my own research interests. Together with my colleague Dr. Emma Caraher, I now supervise 2 postgraduate researchers and co-supervise another postgraduate. You can find more info about our group, my publications and our research at the links below. Get in touch if you think we could collaborate.

Current Team Current Research Publications
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