Dr. Ananya Gupta's research is particularly aligned with the University’s research priority themes of cancer treatment, rehabilitation, stem cell derived therapeutics and biomedical devices.
Dr Gupta is a Lecturer (Above the Bar) Discipline of Physiology, School of Medicine, NUI Galway, Director of Cancer Treatment and Rehabilitation Research Group and Director of the MSc in Exercise Physiology.
Her research is also translational, multidisciplinary and collaborative.
Current research projects -
- Detection and monitoring of chemotherapy induced Neutropenia in cancer patients using a near patient hand held biomedical device
- Isolation, Expansion and Differentiation of UCB derived HSC into functional Neutrophils for transfusion in neutropenic patients
- Implementing a community based program in aerobic exercise and resistance training to improve recovery following cancer treatment
- Application of exercise intervention in the rehabilitation of chronic diseases
- Improving well-being and quality of life through physical activity
Dr Gupta is the director of the Cancer Treatment and Rehabilitation research group at the Discipline of Physiology, NUI Galway. The rehabilitation research group led by Dr Gupta currently has 4 PhD students, a postdoctoral scientist and a research assistant engaged in research in cancer treatment and rehabilitation.