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Professor Michael John Kennedy

Clinical Professor (Clinical Medicine)


 Identification and Validation of Early Predictive Serum Markers of Response to Neoadjuvant Radiochemotherapy in Rectal and Oesophageal Cancer
 Core funding of ICORG,the All-Ireland Cooperative Oncology Group
 Funds to Strengthen Clinical Cancer Trials Infrastructure
 Funds to Strengthen Clinical Cancer Trials Infrastructure
 Phase II and Pharmacologic Trial of Sequences of Taxol (NSC125973) and Cyclophosphamide with Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (r-metHuG-CSF) in Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer

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Details Date
Ad hoc Reviewer for the National Cancer Institute, Investigator Grants for Clinical Cancer Therapy Research
Ad hoc Reviewer for the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Research Review Committee 1994
Ad hoc Site visitor for NIH Program Project Grant 1994
Ad hoc Reviewer for the USAMRDC Breast Cancer Research Program 1992
Peer Review For: Journal of Clinical Oncology, Cancer Research, Cancer, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Clinical Cancer Research, Journal of the American Medical Association, American Journal of Medicine, Cancer Investigation, Annals of Oncology, Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, Journal of Hematotherapy, British Journal of Cancer
Details Date From Date To
Chairman, Medical Committee, Irish Cancer Society 2002 Present
Chairman, ICORG 2004 Present
Irish Clinical Oncology Research Group (ICORG) [Vice Chair] 1998 Present
Chairman, ISMO 2000 2002
Irish Society of Medical Oncology (ISMO) 1998 Present
Bone Marrow Transplant Committee, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group 1992 1998
Breast Biology Committee, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group 1992 1998
Breast Cancer Core Committee, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group 1992 1998
European Society of Medical Oncology 1991 Present
American Society of Clinical Oncology 1991 Present
American Association for Cancer Research 1990 1998
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group 1989 1998
Walsh, E.M. Farrell, M.P. Nolan, C. Gallagher, F. Clarke, R. McCaffrey, J.A. Kennedy, M.J. Barry, M. Kell, M.R. Gallagher, D.J., Breast cancer detection among Irish BRCA1 & BRCA2 mutation carriers: a population-based study, Irish Journal of Medical Science , 2015, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Cahir, C. Dombrowski, S.U. Kelly, C.M. Kennedy, M.J. Bennett, K. Sharp, L., Women-s experiences of hormonal therapy for breast cancer: exploring influences on medication-taking behaviour, Irish Journal of Medical Science, 2015, Journal Article, IN_PRESS  DOI  URL
Elena Castro a,b,*, Chee Goh b, Daniel Leongamornlert b, Ed Saunders b, Malgorzata Tymrakiewicz b, Tokhir Dadaev b, Koveela Govindasami b, Michelle Guy b, Steve Ellis c, Debra Frost c, Elizabeth Bancroft b, Trevor Cole d, Marc Tischkowitz e, M. John Kennedy f, Jacqueline Eason g, Carole Brewer h, D. Gareth Evans i, Rosemarie Davidson j, Diana Eccles k, Mary E. Porteous l, Fiona Douglasm, Julian Adlard n, Alan Donaldson o, Antonis C. Antoniou c, Zsofia Kote-Jarai b, Douglas F. Easton c, David Olmos a,*,y, Rosalind Eeles, Effect of BRCA Mutations on Metastatic Relapse and Cause-specific Survival After Radical Treatment for Localised Prostate Cancer, European Urology., 2015, Journal Article, IN_PRESS  TARA - Full Text
O'Brien C, Fogarty E, Walsh C, Dempsey O, Barry M, Kennedy MJ, McCullagh L, , The cost of the inpatient management of febile neutropenia in cancer patients - a micro-costing study in the Irish healthcare setting. , European Journal of Care Cancer, 24 , (1), 2015, p125-132 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Pooley, K.A. McGuffog, L. Barrowdale, D. Frost, D. Ellis, S.D. Fineberg, E. Platte, R. Izatt, L. Adlard, J. Bardwell, J. Brewer, C. Cole, T. Cook, J. Davidson, R. Donaldson, A. Dorkins, H. Douglas, F. Eason, J. Houghton, C. Kennedy, M.J. McCann, E. Miedzybrodzka, Z. Murray, A. Porteous, M.E. Rogers, M.T. Side, L.E. Tischkowitz, M. Walker, L. Hodgson, S. Eccles, D.M. Morrison, P.J. Evans, D.G. Eeles, R.A. Antoniou, A.C. Easton, D.F. Dunning, A.M., Lymphocyte telomere length is long in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers regardless of cancer-affected status, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 23, (6), 2014, p1018 - 1024, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Guinan, E.M. Connolly, E.M. Healy, L.A. Carroll, P.A. Kennedy, M.J. Hussey, J., The development of the metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance after adjuvant treatment for breast cancer, Cancer Nursing, 37, (5), 2014, p355 - 362, Notes: [ ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Broderick JM, Hussey J, Kennedy MJ, O' Donnell DM, Patients over 65 years are assigned lower ECOG PS scores than younger patients, although objectively measured physical activity is no different, Geriatric Oncology, 5, (1), 2014, p49-56 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
O'Brien C, Dempsey O, Kennedy MJ, Febrile Neutropenia risk assessment tool: Improving clinical outcomes for oncology patients, European Journal of Oncology Nursing , 18, (2), 2014, p167-174 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
J. M. Broderick, J. Hussey, M. J. Kennedy, D. M. O' Donnell. , Testing the 'teachable moment' premise: does physical activity increase in the early survivorship phase? , Supportive Care in Cancer, 22, (4), 2014, p989-997 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Baselga, J. Gómez, P. Greil, R. Braga, S. Climent, M.A. Wardley, A.M. Kaufman, B. Stemmer, S.M. Pêgo, A. Chan, A. Goeminne, J.C. Graas, M.P. Kennedy, M.J. Ciruelos Gil, E.M. Schneeweiss, A. Zubel, A. Groos, J. Melezínková, H. Awada, A., Randomized phase II study of the anti-epidermal growth factor receptor monoclonal antibody cetuximab with cisplatin versus cisplatin alone in patients with metastatic triple-negative breast cancer., Journal of Clinical Oncology, 31, (20), 2013, p2586 - 2592, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL

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Kennedy MJ, Cancer Clinical Trials, Grasping the Initiative, Cancer 2005, St James's Hospital, Dublin, April, 2005, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kennedy MJ, Hormonal therapy of Metastatic Breast Cancer, 5th All Ireland Breast Cancer Conference, Barberstown Castle, Dublin, October, 2005, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kennedy MJ, Sytstemic Therapy of Breast Cancer, Irish Society of Medical Oncology, Annual Practice Guidelines Meeting, Roganstown, Dublin, September, 2005, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kennedy MJ, Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer, Mater 8th Annual Breast Cancer Symposium, Mater Hospital, Dublin, May, 2004, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kennedy MJ, Strategies for the Management of Metastatic Breast Cancer, Second Annual Breast Cancer Theme Meeting, Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin, May 25th, 2001, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kennedy MJ, Why the Breast Cancer Epidemic?, Irish Association for Palliative Care Annual Meeting, Blackhall Place, Dublin, Nov 14th, 2001, Notes: [ ], Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kennedy MJ, Approaching a Cure for Breast Cancer, Mater 4th Annual Breast Cancer Symposium, Freeman Auditorium, November, 2000, Notes: [ ], Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kennedy MJ, Developments in the Systemic Therapy of Breast Cancer: Is it time to change the paradigm?, Mt. Sinai Center for Breast Health Quarterly Lecture Series, Cleveland, Ohio, January 8, 1998, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kennedy MJ, New Advances in the Treatment of Breast Cancer, Ellis Hospital, Albany, New York, January 19, 1998, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Kennedy MJ, Hormonal Therapy in the Treatment of Breast Cancer, Dayton Oncology Society, International Speaker Series, Kettering Hospital, Dayton, Ohio, January 22, 1998, Invited Talk, PRESENTED


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Award Date
Distinguished Lecturer, Hipple Cancer Research Center, Dayton, Ohio 1998
Osler Housestaff Outstanding Teacher Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital 1996
FRCPI 1995
Osler Housestaff Outstanding Teacher Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital 1983
American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Career Development Award 1983
Gold Medal of the University of Dublin, Trinity College 1983
The Professors Prize in Pediatrics 1983
The Professors Prize in Obstetrics and Gynecology 1983
The Professors Prize in Surgery 1983
The Professors Prize in Medicine 1983
The G.B. McHutchinson Bequest 1983
The Reuben Harvey Prize 1983
The Fitzpatrick Scholarship 1983
The McCarthy Gold Medal for Surgery 1983
The Governors of the National Childrens' Hospital Prize in Pediatrics 1983
The Connolly Norman Medal for 1st Place in Psychiatry 1983
The Sir James Craig Memorial Prize for 1st Place in Medicine 1983
The Arthur Ball 1st Prize for Surgery 1983
Dr Henry Hutchinson Stewart Medical Scholarship 1983