Roger Preston obtained his BSc. (Hons) in Molecular Biology from University of Aberdeen (2000), completed an MSc. in Bioengineering at the University of Strathclyde (2001), then attained his PhD at Imperial College London (2004). He has received several individual fellowship awards, including a Health Research Board Research Fellowship (2007), a Science Foundation Ireland Starting Investigator Research Grant (2009), and a Haematology Association of Ireland Scholar Award (2010). His research has been recognized by international research awards including the Novo Nordisk ‘Access-To-Insight’ Research Prize (2010), Bayer Hemophilia Award Program Early Career Investigator Award (2013), Daiichi-Sankyo Irish Heart Foundation Award (2015), and Bayer Hemophilia Special Project award (2016).
He was appointed Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin in 2012, then moved to the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2016. At RCSI, he is a Senior Lecturer in Vascular Biology in the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences. He was formerly the Scientific Secretary of the Haematology Association of Ireland (2015-2017) and currently serves on the Editorial Board of Seminars in Thrombosis and Haemostasis (2015-present) and Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis (2016-present). His research group is currently funded by awards from Science Foundation Ireland, Bayer Healthcare, and the National Children’s Research Centre.