Keith Rochfort


Keith Rochfort, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Biosciences based in the School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health. He completed a degree in Analytical Science (2008) from Dublin City University, before completing his PhD in vascular biology (2013) from Dublin City University. Thereafter, he was involved in academic and industry-funded projects based in the Conway Institute (UCD), St. Vincent’s Hospital, and the School of Biotechnology (DCU) before he was hired as Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science in 2018, delivering and coordinating modules for Schools within the Faculty of Science and Health, and Faculty of Engineering and Computing. In 2021 he joined the School of Nursing, Psychotherapy, and Community Health, whilst also advancing his research as part of the Endothelial Biology Group at DCU.

Research Expertise

Keith’s main research interests include healthy ageing, translational modelling, and sustainability, with a focus on environmental factors which drive the pathological mechanisms and associated signalling events of vascular disease states, and developing diagnostic and therapeutic interventions towards such.