Cameron Keighron

Cameron Keighron

Occupation

Member of D1 Now PPI group

Cameron is a 25 year old Type 1 Diabetic who is involved with the D1 Now YAP in Galway. He has been involved since the project began in 2014, his role in D1 Now involves sitting on the Young Adult Panel, contributing to the outputs of the group. He sits on the steering group and feeds into the decisions of key stakeholders in the group and hence contribute to the overall direction of the group. . He was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at 16 years old and always had an interest in Diabetes research. He completed an undergraduate degree in Biotechnology in 2016 and a masters degree in Regenerative Medicine in 2018. Currently he works as the Education Officer in NUI Galway Students' Union. Outside of the University he is passionate about fencing, juggling and campaigning for LGBT+ rights, where he is the current chair of AMACH! LGBT+ in Galway City.