Biography

Professor Deirdre McGrath is Head of the School of Medicine at the University of Limerick, Ireland and also works clinically as a Respiratory Consultant with the Lung Cancer Service at University Hospital Limerick . Her key clinical interests are in the area of Lung Cancer, Sleep Breathing Disorders and Interstitial & Granulomatous Lung Disease.

Professor McGrath is one of the Founding Principal Investigators of the School of Medicine's "4i", the Centre for Interventions in Infection, Inflammation and Immunity and is Medical Adviser to the University of Limerick's Optical Fibres Sensors Research Centre with research interests including aspects of lung immunity and inflammation and the clinical application of medical devices. Her medical education research interests include assessment, e-learning and the student experience.

Professor McGrath has received recognition for her achievements to date having been awarded Fellowships of the Royal College of Physicians of London and of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.


Research Interests

1) Respiratory Disease in particular Granulomatous Lung Diseases, Sleep and Non-Invasive Ventilation 2) Medical Education

Professional Activities

Association

  • Fellow, Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (FRCPI)
  • Fellow, Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (Lon)

Peer Reviewed Journals

2022

OSCE rater cognition - an international multi-centre qualitative study

Hyde, S;Fessey, C;Boursicot, K;MacKenzie, R;McGrath, D (2022) OSCE rater cognition - an international multi-centre qualitative study. LONDON : BMC BMC medical education

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2022

Lessons learned from a pandemic: implications for a combined exercise and educational programme for medical students

Worobetz, A.,O' Regan A,Casey, M.,Hayes, P.,O' Callaghan M,Walsh, J. C.,Bengoechea, E. G.,Woods, C.,McGrath, D.,Glynn, L. G. (2022) Lessons learned from a pandemic: implications for a combined exercise and educational programme for medical students. Bmc Med Educbmc Med Educ :255-

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2022

Advances in e-learning in undergraduate clinical medicine: a systematic review

Delungahawatta T.;Dunne S.S.;Hyde S.;Halpenny L.;McGrath D.;O’Regan A.;Dunne C.P. (2022) Advances in e-learning in undergraduate clinical medicine: a systematic review. BMC medical education

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2022

Exercise Compared to Mindfulness for Physical and Mental Wellbeing in Medical Students

Worobetz A.;O'Callaghan M.;Walsh J.;Casey M.;Hayes P.;Bengoechea E.G.;Woods C.;McGrath D.;Glynn L.G. (2022) Exercise Compared to Mindfulness for Physical and Mental Wellbeing in Medical Students. Irish medical journal :-560

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2022

Design and initial testing of a novel disposable oscillating positive expiratory pressure device

O’Sullivan K.J.;Dunne C.P.;Linnane B.;McGrath D.;O’Sullivan L. (2022) Design and initial testing of a novel disposable oscillating positive expiratory pressure device. Irish journal of medical science

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2021

An initial evaluation of the safety of a disposable oscillating positive expiratory pressure device in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a sort-term pilot study.

O'Sullivan KJ;Power V;Linnane B;McGrath D;Fogarty H;Ryan M;White R;Noonan C;Mulloy E;O'Sullivan LW;Dunne CP; (2021) An initial evaluation of the safety of a disposable oscillating positive expiratory pressure device in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a sort-term pilot study.. Bmc Pulmonary Medicine

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2021

Assessment of the microbial load of airway clearance devices used by a cohort of children with cystic fibrosis.

Linnane B;O'Connell NH;Obande E;Dunne SS;Clancy C;Kiernan MG;McGrath D;O'Sullivan KJ;O'Sullivan L;Dunne CP; (2021) Assessment of the microbial load of airway clearance devices used by a cohort of children with cystic fibrosis.. Infection Prevention In Practice

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2021

A short-term evaluation of a prototype disposable Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) device in a cohort of children with cystic fibrosis.

O'Sullivan KJ;Power V;Linnane B;McGrath D;Mulligan M;White R;O'Sullivan LW;Dunne CP; (2021) A short-term evaluation of a prototype disposable Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) device in a cohort of children with cystic fibrosis.. Bmc Pulmonary Medicine

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2020

A feasibility study of an exercise intervention to educate and promote health and well-being among medical students: the 'MED-WELL' programme

Worobetz A., Retief P.J., Loughran S., Walsh J., Casey M., Hayes P., Bengoechea E.G., O'Regan A., Woods C., Kelly D., O'Connor R., McGrath D., Glynn L.G. (2020) A feasibility study of an exercise intervention to educate and promote health and well-being among medical students: the 'MED-WELL' programme. BMC medical education :-183

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2020

Career destinations of graduates from a medical school with an 18-week longitudinal integrated clerkship in general practice: a survey of alumni 6 to 8 years after graduation

Glynn LG, O'Regan A, Casey M, Hayes P, O'Callaghan M, O'Dwyer P, Culhane A, Cuddihy J, O'Connell B, Stack G, O'Flynn G, O'Donnell P, O'Connor R, McKeague H, McGrath D. (2020) Career destinations of graduates from a medical school with an 18-week longitudinal integrated clerkship in general practice: a survey of alumni 6 to 8 years after graduation. Irish Journal Of Medical Science

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2020

Unprecedented reduction in births of very low birthweight (VLBW) and extremely low birthweight (ELBW) infants during the COVID-19 lockdown in Ireland: a 'natural experiment' allowing analysis of data from the prior two decades.

Philip RK;Purtill H;Reidy E;Daly M;Imcha M;McGrath D;O'Connell NH;Dunne CP; (2020) Unprecedented reduction in births of very low birthweight (VLBW) and extremely low birthweight (ELBW) infants during the COVID-19 lockdown in Ireland: a 'natural experiment' allowing analysis of data from the prior two decades.. Bmj Global Health

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2019

Internet skills of medical faculty and students: is there a difference?

O'Doherty, D;Lougheed, J;Hannigan, A;Last, J;Dromey, M;O'Tuathaigh, C;McGrath, D (2019) Internet skills of medical faculty and students: is there a difference?. LONDON : BMC BMC medical education

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2019

Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure Therapy May Be Performed Poorly by Children With Cystic Fibrosis

O'Sullivan K.;Collins L.;McGrath D.;Linnane B.;O'Sullivan L.;Dunne C. (2019) Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure Therapy May Be Performed Poorly by Children With Cystic Fibrosis. Respiratory Care :398-405

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2018

What can we learn from problem-based learning tutors at a graduate entry medical school? A mixed method approach

Doherty, DO;Mc Keague, H;Harney, S;Browne, G;McGrath, D (2018) What can we learn from problem-based learning tutors at a graduate entry medical school? A mixed method approach. LONDON : BIOMED CENTRAL LTD BMC medical education

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2018

Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) therapy may be performed poorly by children with CF

O'Sullivan, K.J., Collins, L., McGrath, D., Linnane, B., O'Sullivan, L., Dunne, C.P. (2018) Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) therapy may be performed poorly by children with CF. Respiratory Care

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2018

Medical school clinical placements - the optimal method for assessing the clinical educational environment from a graduate entry perspective

Hyde, S,Hannigan, A,Dornan, T,McGrath, D (2018) Medical school clinical placements - the optimal method for assessing the clinical educational environment from a graduate entry perspective. BMC medical education

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2018

Children With Cystic Fibrosis May Be Performing Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure Therapy Incorrectly

O'Sullivan, K.J., Collins, L., McGrath, D., Linnane, B., O'Sullivan, L., Dunne, C.P. (2018) Children With Cystic Fibrosis May Be Performing Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure Therapy Incorrectly. Chest :231-232

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2018

E-learning for chest x-ray interpretation improves medical student skills and confidence levels.

Wentzell S;Moran L;Dobranowski J;Levinson A;Hannigan A;Dunne CP;McGrath D; (2018) E-learning for chest x-ray interpretation improves medical student skills and confidence levels.. BMC medical education

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2017

Push and stay factors affecting Irish medical student migration intentions

Gouda, P,Kitt, K,Evans, DS,Goggin, D,McGrath, D,Last, J,Hennessy, M,Arnett, R,O'Flynn, S,Dunne, F,O'Donovan, D (2017) Push and stay factors affecting Irish medical student migration intentions. Irish journal of medical science :25-31

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2016

An appraisal of the computed axial tomographic appearance of the human mesentery based on mesenteric contiguity from the duodenojejunal flexure to the mesorectal level

Coffey, JC,Culligan, K,Walsh, LG,Sehgal, R,Dunne, C,McGrath, D,Walsh, D,Moore, M,Staunton, M,Scanlon, T,Dewhurst, C,Kenny, B,O'Riordan, C,O'Brien, JM,Quondamatteo, F,Dockery, P (2016) An appraisal of the computed axial tomographic appearance of the human mesentery based on mesenteric contiguity from the duodenojejunal flexure to the mesorectal level. European Radiology :714-721

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2016

An appraisal of the computed axial tomographic appearance of the human mesentery based on mesenteric contiguity from the duodenojejunal flexure to the mesorectal level.

Coffey JC1, Culligan K, Walsh LG, Sehgal R, Dunne C, McGrath D, Walsh D, Moore M, Staunton M, Scanlon T, Dewhurst C, Kenny B, O'Riordan C, O'Brien JM, Quondamatteo F, Dockery P. (2016) An appraisal of the computed axial tomographic appearance of the human mesentery based on mesenteric contiguity from the duodenojejunal flexure to the mesorectal level.. European journal of radiology :714-721

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2016

Identification of the optimal visual recording system in open abdominal surgery - a prospective observational study

O'Leary, DP,Deering-McCarthy, E,McGrath, D,Walsh, D,Coffey, JC (2016) Identification of the optimal visual recording system in open abdominal surgery - a prospective observational study. Journal Of Visual Communication In Medicine :127-132

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2016

Red, yellow and green: What does it mean? How the progress test informs and supports student progress

Given, K,Hannigan, A,McGrath, D (2016) Red, yellow and green: What does it mean? How the progress test informs and supports student progress. Medical teacher :1025-1032

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2016

Irish medical students’ understanding of the intern year

Gouda P.;Kitt K.;Evans D.;Goggin D.;McGrath D.;Last J.;Hennessy M.;Arnett R.;O’Flynn S.;Dunne F.;O’Donovan D. (2016) Irish medical students’ understanding of the intern year. Irish medical journal :-389

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2016

Red, yellow and green: What does it mean? How the progress test informs and supports student progress.

Given K, Hannigan A, McGrath D (2016) Red, yellow and green: What does it mean? How the progress test informs and supports student progress. . Medical teacher :1-8

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2016

Mindfulness based stress reduction for medical students: optimising student satisfaction and engagement

Aherne, D,Farrant, K,Hickey, L,Hickey, E,McGrath, L,McGrath, D (2016) Mindfulness based stress reduction for medical students: optimising student satisfaction and engagement. BMC medical education

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2016

Relevance of anatomy to medical education and clinical practice: perspectives of medical students, clinicians, and educators

Sbayeh, A;Choo, MAQ;Quane, KA;Finucane, P;McGrath, D;O'Flynn, S;O'Mahony, SM;O'Tuathaigh, CMP (2016) Relevance of anatomy to medical education and clinical practice: perspectives of medical students, clinicians, and educators. DORDRECHT : SPRINGER Perspectives On Medical Education :338-346

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2015

Ireland's medical brain drain: migration intentions of Irish medical students

Gouda, P,Kitt, K,Evans, DS,Goggin, D,McGrath, D,Last, J,Hennessy, M,Arnett, R,O'Flynn, S,Dunne, F,O'Donovan, D (2015) Ireland's medical brain drain: migration intentions of Irish medical students. Human Resources For Health

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2015

Outcomes of Irish graduate entry medical student engagement with self-directed learning of clinical skills.

McGrath, D., Crowley, L., Rao, S., Toomey, M., Hannigan, A., Murphy, L., Dunne, C.P. (2015) Outcomes of Irish graduate entry medical student engagement with self-directed learning of clinical skills. . Bmc Medical Education

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2015

How do longitudinal clerkships in general practice/primary care impact on student experience and career intention? A cross-sectional study of student experience

O'Donoghue, S;McGrath, D;Cullen, W (2015) How do longitudinal clerkships in general practice/primary care impact on student experience and career intention? A cross-sectional study of student experience. PHILADELPHIA : TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC Education For Primary Care :166-175

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2015

Push and stay factors affecting Irish medical student migration intentions.

Gouda P, Kitt K, Evans DS, Goggin D, McGrath D, Last J, Hennessy M, Arnett R, O'Flynn S, Dunne F, O'Donovan D. (2015) Push and stay factors affecting Irish medical student migration intentions.. PMID: 26650751 Irish journal of medical science

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2015

'Soft and fluffy': Medical students' attitudes towards psychology in medical education

Gallagher, S., Wallace, S., Nathan, Y., McGrath, D. (2015) 'Soft and fluffy': Medical students' attitudes towards psychology in medical education. Journal of Health Psychology :91-101

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2015

Differential in vivo urodynamic measurement in a single thin catheter based on two optical fiber pressure sensors

Poeggel, S,Duraibabu, D,Tosi, D,Leen, G,Lewis, E,McGrath, D,Fusco, F,Sannino, S,Lupoli, L,Ippolito, J,Mirone, V (2015) Differential in vivo urodynamic measurement in a single thin catheter based on two optical fiber pressure sensors. Journal Of Biomedical Optics

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2015

Optical Fribre Pressure Sensors in Medical Applications.

Poeggel S, Tosi D, Duraibabu D, Leen G, McGrath D, Lewis E. (2015) Optical Fribre Pressure Sensors in Medical Applications. . Sensors :17115-17148

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2015

Awareness of sexually transmitted infection and protection methods among university students in Ireland

Lally, K., Nathan-V, Y., Dunne, S., McGrath, D., Cullen, Meagher, D., W., Coffey, J.C., Dunne, C. (2015) Awareness of sexually transmitted infection and protection methods among university students in Ireland . Irish journal of medical science :135-142

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2014

General practice career intentions among graduate-entry students: a cross-sectional study at Ireland's newest medical school.

Lane G, Dunne C, English A, Finucane P, O'Connor R, Griffin M, O'Sullivan B, Hanrahan C, McGrath D, O'Donovan N, Cullen W. (2014) General practice career intentions among graduate-entry students: a cross-sectional study at Ireland's newest medical school.. Irish medical journal :55-57

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2014

The first survey of attitudes of medical students in Ireland towards termination of pregnancy

Fitzgerald, JM,Krause, KE,Yermak, D,Dunne, S,Hannigan, A,Cullen, W,Meagher, D,McGrath, D,Finucane, P,Coffey, C,Dunne, C (2014) The first survey of attitudes of medical students in Ireland towards termination of pregnancy. Journal of medical ethics :710-713

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2014

General Practice career intentions among graduate-entry students: A cross-sectional study at Ireland's newest medical school

Lane G.;Dunne C.;English A.;Finucane P.;O'Connor R.;Griffin M.;O'Sullivan B.;Hanrahan C.;McGrath D.;O'Donovan N.;Cullen W. (2014) General Practice career intentions among graduate-entry students: A cross-sectional study at Ireland's newest medical school. Irish medical journal

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2014

Attitudes towards statistics of graduate entry medical students: the role of prior learning experiences.

Hannigan A, Hegarty AC, McGrath D (2014) Attitudes towards statistics of graduate entry medical students: the role of prior learning experiences.. BMC medical education

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2014

Studying medicine - a cross-sectional questionnaire-based analysis of the motivational factors which influence graduate and undergraduate entrants in Ireland.

Sulong S, McGrath D, Finucane P, Horgan M, O'Flynn S, O'Tuathaigh C. (2014) Studying medicine - a cross-sectional questionnaire-based analysis of the motivational factors which influence graduate and undergraduate entrants in Ireland. . Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine

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2014

Terminology and nomenclature in colonic surgery – universal application of a rule-based approach derived from updates on mesenteric anatomy.

Coffey, J.C., Sehgal, R., Culligan, K., Dunne, C., McGrath, D., Lawes, N., Walsh, D. (2014) Terminology and nomenclature in colonic surgery – universal application of a rule-based approach derived from updates on mesenteric anatomy.. Techniques in coloproctology

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2013

Demographic attributes and knowledge acquisition among graduate-entry medical students

Finucane, P,Flannery, D,McGrath, D,Saunders, J (2013) Demographic attributes and knowledge acquisition among graduate-entry medical students. Medical teacher :134-138

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2013

Integrating postgraduate and undergraduate general practice education: Qualitative study

O'Regan A, Culhane A, Dunne C, Griffin M, McGrath D, Meagher D, O'Dwyer P, Cullen W. (2013) Integrating postgraduate and undergraduate general practice education: Qualitative study. Education For Primary Care :158-164

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2013

Integrating postgraduate and undergraduate general practice education: qualitative study

O'Regan A., Culhane A., Dunne C., Griffin M., McGrath D., Meagher D., O'Dwyer P., Cullen W. (2013) Integrating postgraduate and undergraduate general practice education: qualitative study. Education For Primary Care :158-164

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2013

How teaching on the care of the victim of sexual violence alters undergraduate medical students' awareness of the key issues involved in patient care and their attitudes to such patients

Kennedy, KM,Vellinga, A,Bonner, N,Stewart, B,McGrath, D (2013) How teaching on the care of the victim of sexual violence alters undergraduate medical students' awareness of the key issues involved in patient care and their attitudes to such patients. Journal Of Forensic And Legal Medicine :582-587

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2013

Towards Vertical Integration in General Practice Education: Literature Review and Discussion Paper.

O'Regan, A., Culhane, A., McGrath, D., O'Dwyer, P., Meagher, D., Dunne, C., Cullen, W. (2013) Towards Vertical Integration in General Practice Education: Literature Review and Discussion Paper. . Irish Journal Of Medical Science :319-324

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2013

How to Teach Practical Skills in Medicine: Bridging the Gap from the Course to the Patient, and Teaching on the Job.

O'Gorman C.S., Macken A.P., Coyle O., Cullen W., McGrath D., Higgins M.F. (2013) How to Teach Practical Skills in Medicine: Bridging the Gap from the Course to the Patient, and Teaching on the Job.. Irish medical journal :18-19

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2013

How to teach practical skills in medicine: bridging the gap from the course to the patient, and teaching on the job.

O'Gorman C.;Macken A.;Coyle O.;Cullen W.;McGrath D.;Higgins M. (2013) How to teach practical skills in medicine: bridging the gap from the course to the patient, and teaching on the job.. Irish medical journal :18-19

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2013

How to Teach Practical Skills in Medicine: Out of Hospital Training.

Higgins M.F., Macken A.P., Coyle O., Cullen W., McGrath D., O'Gorman C.S. (2013) How to Teach Practical Skills in Medicine: Out of Hospital Training. . PMID: 24273842 Irish medical journal :17-18

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2009

The financial costs of delivering problem-based learning in a new, graduate-entry medical programme

Finucane, P; Shannon, W; McGrath, D (2009) The financial costs of delivering problem-based learning in a new, graduate-entry medical programme. Medical Education :594-598

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2003

Influence of MHC Class II in susceptibility to Beryllium Sensitization and Chronic Beryllium Diesease

Maier, LA; McGrath, DS; Sato, H; Lympany, P; Welsh, K; DuBois, R; Silveira, L; Fontenot, AP; Sawyer, RT; Wilcox, E; Newman, LS (2003) Influence of MHC Class II in susceptibility to Beryllium Sensitization and Chronic Beryllium Diesease. Journal Of Immunology :6910-6918

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2003

Analysis of Il6 and IL1A gene polymorphisms in UK and Dutch patients with sarcoidosis.

Grutters, JC; Sato, H; Pantelidis, P; Ruven, HJ; McGrath, DS; Wells, AU; van den Bosch, JM; Welsh, KI; duBois, RM (2003) Analysis of Il6 and IL1A gene polymorphisms in UK and Dutch patients with sarcoidosis.. Sarcoidosis Vascular & Diffuse Lung Disease :20-27

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2003

Is there a role for microorganisms in the pathogenesis of sarcoidosis?

du Bois, RM; Goh, N; McGrath, D; Cullinan, P (2003) Is there a role for microorganisms in the pathogenesis of sarcoidosis?. Journal Of Internal Medicine :4-17

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2002

Genetic and environmental risk factors in beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease.

McGrath, DS; Maier, L; Martyny, J; Mroz, M; Lympany, P; duBois, R; Zhang, L; Murphy, J; Newman, LS (2002) Genetic and environmental risk factors in beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease.. Chest

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2002

Single-cell analysis: a novel approach to tumour nerosis factor-alpha synthesis and secretion in sarcoidosis.

Pantelidis, P; McGrath, DS; Southcott, AM; du Bois, RM (2002) Single-cell analysis: a novel approach to tumour nerosis factor-alpha synthesis and secretion in sarcoidosis.. European Respiratory Journal :1179-1184

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2002

A key gene in UK and Dutch sarcoidosis patients, American Thoracic Society 2002

McGrath, DS; Sato, H; Grutters, JC; Pantelidis, P; Mizzon, AN; Ahmad, T; van Houte, AJ; Lammers, J-WJ; Wells, AU; van den Bosch, JMM; Welsh, KI; du Bois, RM (2002) A key gene in UK and Dutch sarcoidosis patients, American Thoracic Society 2002. American Journal Of Respiratory Disease & Critical Care Medicine

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2002

Increased frequency of the uncommon tumor necrosis factor -857T allele in British and Dutch patients with sarcoidosis.

Grutters, JC; Sato, H; Pantelidis, P; Lagan, AL; McGrath, DS; Lammers, JW; van den Bosch, JM; Wells, AU; du Bois, RM; Welsh, KI (2002) Increased frequency of the uncommon tumor necrosis factor -857T allele in British and Dutch patients with sarcoidosis.. American Journal Of Respiratory Disease & Critical Care Medicine :1119-1124

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2001

Influence of MHC Class II in susceptibility to beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease. American Thoracic Society 2001

McGrath, DS; Maier, LA; Lympany, P; duBois, R; Wilcox, E; Newman, LS (2001) Influence of MHC Class II in susceptibility to beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease. American Thoracic Society 2001. American Journal Of Respiratory Disease & Critical Care Medicine

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2001

Beryllium-stimulated TNF-alpha promoter polymorphism and clinical severity in chronic beryllium disease. American Thoracic Society 2001

Maier, LA; Sawyer, RT; Bauer, RA; Kittle, LA; McGrath, D; duBois, R; Lympany, P; Daniloff, E; Rose, CS; Newman, LS (2001) Beryllium-stimulated TNF-alpha promoter polymorphism and clinical severity in chronic beryllium disease. American Thoracic Society 2001. American Journal Of Respiratory Disease & Critical Care Medicine

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2001

Ace gene I/D polymorphism and sarcoidosis pulmonary disease severity.

McGrath, DS; Foley, PJ; Petrek, M; Izakovicova-Holla, L; Kolek, V; Veeraraghavan, S; Lympany, PA; Pantelidis, P; Vasku,,A; Wells, AU; Welsh, KI; Du Bois, RM (2001) Ace gene I/D polymorphism and sarcoidosis pulmonary disease severity.. American Journal Of Respiratory Disease & Critical Care Medicine :197-201

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2001

Subclinical anaemia of chronic disease in adult patients with cystic fibrosis.

O'Connor, TM; McGrath, DS; Short, C; O'Donnell, MJ; Sheehy, M; Bredin, CP (2001) Subclinical anaemia of chronic disease in adult patients with cystic fibrosis.. Journal Of Cystic Fibrosis :31-34

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2001

High beryllium-stimulated TNF-alpha is associated with the -308 TNF-alpha promoter polymorphism and with clinical severity in chronic beryllium disease.

Maier, LA; Sawyer, RT; Bauer, RA; Kittle, LA; Lympany, P; McGrath, DS; Dubois, R; Daniloff, E; Rose, CS; Newman, LS (2001) High beryllium-stimulated TNF-alpha is associated with the -308 TNF-alpha promoter polymorphism and with clinical severity in chronic beryllium disease.. American J Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine :1192-1199

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2001

Tumour necrosis factor-alpha production in fibrosing alveolitis is macrophage subset specific.

Pantelidis, P; McGrath, DS; Southcott, AM; Black, CM; du Bois, RM (2001) Tumour necrosis factor-alpha production in fibrosing alveolitis is macrophage subset specific.. Respiratory Research :365-372

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2001

Human leukocyte antigen-DRB1 position 11 residues are a common protective marker for sarcoidosis.

Foley, PJ; McGrath, DS; Puscinska, E; Petrek, M; Kolek, V; Drabek, J; Lympany, PA; Pantelidis, P; Welsh, KI; Zielinski, J; du Bois, RM (2001) Human leukocyte antigen-DRB1 position 11 residues are a common protective marker for sarcoidosis.. American Journal Of Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology :272-277

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2001

Is a normal haemoglobin value in a patient with cystic fibrosis normal?

McGrath, DS; O'Connor, TM; Short, C; O'Donnell, MJ; Sheehy, M; Bredin, CP (2001) Is a normal haemoglobin value in a patient with cystic fibrosis normal?. Journal Of Cystic Fibrosis :293-

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2000

Mannose-binding lectin promoter and structural gene variants in sarcoidosis.

Foley, PJ; Mullighan, CG; McGrath, DS; Pantelidis, P; Lympany, PA; Welsk, KI; duBois, RM (2000) Mannose-binding lectin promoter and structural gene variants in sarcoidosis.. European Journal Of Clinical Investigation :549-552

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2000

Epidemiology of familial sarcoidosis in the UK

McGrath, DS; Daniil, Z; Foley, P; duBois, JL; Lympany, PA; Cullinan, P; duBois, RM (2000) Epidemiology of familial sarcoidosis in the UK. Thorax :751-754

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2000

Relative anaemia in cystic fibrosis - iron deficiency or anaemia of chronic disease

McGrath, DS; O'Connor, TM; Short, C; O'Donnell, MJ; Sheehy, M; Bredin, CP (2000) Relative anaemia in cystic fibrosis - iron deficiency or anaemia of chronic disease. Thorax

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2000

Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-a), lymphotoxin-alpha (LT-a), and tumor necrosis factor receptor 2 (TNFR2) gene polymorphisms and clinical course of sarcoidosis

McGrath, DS; Foley, PJ; Pantelidis, P; Fanning, GC; Welsh, KI; duBois, RM (2000) Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-a), lymphotoxin-alpha (LT-a), and tumor necrosis factor receptor 2 (TNFR2) gene polymorphisms and clinical course of sarcoidosis. Thorax

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2000

HLA-DRB1 position 11 residues are a common protective marker for sarcoidosis. American Thoracic Society 2000

McGrath, DS; Foley, PJ; Petrek, M; Kolek, V; Puscinska, E; Drabek, J; Lympany, PA; Pantelidis, P; Welsh, KI; Zielinski, J; duBois, RM (2000) HLA-DRB1 position 11 residues are a common protective marker for sarcoidosis. American Thoracic Society 2000. American Journal Of Respiratory Disease & Critical Care Medicine

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1999

Farmer's Lung in Ireland (1983-1996) remains at a constant level.

McGrath, DS; Kiely, J; Cryan, B; Bredin, CP (1999) Farmer's Lung in Ireland (1983-1996) remains at a constant level.. Irish Journal Of Medical Science :21-24

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1997

A comparison of delayed hyper-sensitivity (DHT) in adult cystic fibrosis with sarcoidosis and HIV infected patients.

McGrath, DS; O'Shea, L; O'Callaghan, J; Short, C; Doherty, L; Stack, M; Shanahan, F; Bredin, CP (1997) A comparison of delayed hyper-sensitivity (DHT) in adult cystic fibrosis with sarcoidosis and HIV infected patients.. Thorax

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1997

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cystic fibrosis

McGrath, DS; Shortt C; Kirwan, WO; Rooney, E; Meeke, R; Bredin, CP (1997) Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in cystic fibrosis. Irish Journal Of Medical Science :70-71

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1997

Is Fusarium species a cause of fungal atopy in adult cystic fibrosis? American Thoracic Society 1997

McGrath, DS; Shortt, C; Stack, M; Kelleher, N; Bredin, CP (1997) Is Fusarium species a cause of fungal atopy in adult cystic fibrosis? American Thoracic Society 1997. American Journal Of Respiratory Disease & Critical Care Medicine

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1996

Farmers Lung in Ireland remains at a constant level (1983-1994) European Respiratory Society 1996

McGrath, DS; Kiely, J; Cryan, B; Bredin, CP (1996) Farmers Lung in Ireland remains at a constant level (1983-1994) European Respiratory Society 1996. European Respiratory Journal

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1996

Epidemiology and molecular ecology of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis from clinical sources : DNA fingerprinting of M. tuberculosis isolates from clinical specimens.

McGrath, DS; Adams, C; McCarthy, K; Sheehan, S; Keane, E; Cryan, B; O'Gara, F; Bredin, CP (1996) Epidemiology and molecular ecology of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis from clinical sources : DNA fingerprinting of M. tuberculosis isolates from clinical specimens.. Thorax

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Books

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Book Chapters

2017

Teaching mesenteric principles

Calvin Coffey J.;McGrath D.;Peirce C. (2017) Teaching mesenteric principles. Mesenteric Principles of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Basic and Applied Science :137-146

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Edited Books

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Other Journals

2010

Non-invasive Optical Method to determine the Total Heamoglobin content in Real-Time

Timm U., Lewis E., Leen G., McGrath D., Kraitl J., Ewald H. (2010) Non-invasive Optical Method to determine the Total Heamoglobin content in Real-Time. National Institute of Health Sciences Bulletin :90-91

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2008

Non-Invasive Optical Measurement of the Haemoglobin Concentration in Human Blood.

Timm U., Lewis E., McGrath D., Ewald H. (2008) Non-Invasive Optical Measurement of the Haemoglobin Concentration in Human Blood. . National Institute of Health Science Bulletin :55-

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Conference Publications

2016

Optical fibre pressure and temperature sensor system designed for urodynamic applications

Duraibabu, D,Kelly, N,Poeggel, S,Flood, H,Yuan, HW,Dooly, G,McGrath, D,Tosi, D,Lewis, E,Leen, G,Lewis, E (2016) Optical fibre pressure and temperature sensor system designed for urodynamic applications. Optical Coherence Tomography And Coherence Techniques V

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2015

Irish Network of Medical Educators. 19th-20th Feb 2015. University of Limerick

O'Regan, A., Culhane, A., Klimas, J., Hannigan, A., McFarlane, A., Dunne, C., Meagher, D., McGrath, D., Cullen, W. (2015) Irish Network of Medical Educators. 19th-20th Feb 2015. University of Limerick.

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2013

Irish Network of Medical Educators, Dublin 2013.

Lane G, O'Donovan N, English A, Hanrahan C, O'Connor R, O'Sullivan B, Griffin M, Dunne C, McGrath D, Finucane P, Cullen W. (2013) Irish Network of Medical Educators, Dublin 2013. .

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2012

Society for Academic Primary Care, Glasgow, October 2012.

Cullen W, O'Donovan N, McGrath D, Meagher D, Walsh S, Finucane P. (2012) Society for Academic Primary Care, Glasgow, October 2012..

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2010

2010 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium, SAS 2010 - Proceedings

Timm U., Lewis E., Leen G., McGrath D., Kraitl J., Ewald H. (2010) 2010 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium, SAS 2010 - Proceedings. :131-134

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2010

EUROSENSOR XXIV CONFERENCE

Timm, U; Leen, G; Lewis, E; McGrath, D; Kraitl, J; Ewald, H (2010) EUROSENSOR XXIV CONFERENCE. :488-491

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2009

2009 IEEE SENSORS, VOLS 1-3

Timm, U; McGrath, D; Lewis, E; Kraitl, J; Ewald, H (2009) 2009 IEEE SENSORS, VOLS 1-3. :1892-1895

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2009

SAS 2009 - IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium Proceedings

Timm U., Lewis E., McGrathh D., Kraitl J., Ewwald H. (2009) SAS 2009 - IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium Proceedings. :240-244

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2009

Proceedings of IEEE Sensors

Timm, U.;McGrath, D.;Lewis, E.;Kraitl, J.;Ewald, H.; (2009) Proceedings of IEEE Sensors. Proceedings Of Ieee Sensors

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2009

Irish Network of Medical Educators

Finucane P., Shannon W., McGrath D. (2009) Irish Network of Medical Educators.

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2009

Proceedings of IEEE Sensors

Timm U., McGrath D., Lewis E., Kraitl J., Ewald H. (2009) Proceedings of IEEE Sensors. :1975-1978

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2009

IFMBE Proceedings

Timm U.;Lewis E.;McGrath D.;Kraitl J.;Ewald H. (2009) IFMBE Proceedings. :825-828

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2009

13TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, VOLS 1-3

Timm, U; Lewis, E; McGrath, D; Kraitl, J; Ewald, H (2009) 13TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, VOLS 1-3. :825-828

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2009

Irish Network of Medical Educators

McGrath D, Toomey M., Waters M., Shannon B., Lawes N., Finucane P. (2009) Irish Network of Medical Educators.

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2009

PROCEEDINGS OF THE EUROSENSORS XXIII CONFERENCE

Timm, U; Lewis, E; McGrath, D; Kraitl, J; Ewald, H (2009) PROCEEDINGS OF THE EUROSENSORS XXIII CONFERENCE. :493-496

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2009

SAS 2009 - IEEE SENSORS APPLICATIONS SYMPOSIUM, PROCEEDINGS

Timm, U; Lewis, E; McGrath, D; Kraitl, J; Ewald, H (2009) SAS 2009 - IEEE SENSORS APPLICATIONS SYMPOSIUM, PROCEEDINGS. :210-214

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2009

SAS 2009 ¿ IEEE Sensors and Applications Symposium

Timm U., Lewis E., McGrath D., Kraitl J. and Ewald H (2009) SAS 2009 ¿ IEEE Sensors and Applications Symposium. :240-244

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2009

5th Annual Meeting on Optical Sensors in Physiological Measurement,

Timm U., Lewis E., McGrath D., Kraitl J., Ewald H. (2009) 5th Annual Meeting on Optical Sensors in Physiological Measurement,.

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2008

ICBME2008 -13th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering,

Timm U., Lewis E., McGrath D., Kraitl J. and Ewald H (2008) ICBME2008 -13th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering,. :825-829

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Conference Contributions

2017

INMED Annual Scientific Meeting

O'Regan, A., McGrath, D., O'Doherty, J., McCombe, G., Hannigan, A., Cullen, W. (2017) INMED Annual Scientific Meeting.

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2014

AUDGPI

Hennelly SJ, MacFarlane A, Hannigan A, Culhane A, Klimas J, McGrath D, Dunne C, Cullen W. (2014) AUDGPI.

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2014

AUDGPI

Hennelly SJ, MacFarlane A, Hannigan A, Culhane A, Klimas J, McGrath D, Dunne C, Cullen W. (2014) AUDGPI.

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2009

Irish Network of Medical Educators

Finucane P., Risquez A., Shannon B, McGrath D. (2009) Irish Network of Medical Educators.

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Published Reports

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Editorials

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Book Reviews

2001

Sarcoidosis: genes and microbes - soil or seed?

McGrath, DS; Goh, N; Foley, PJ; duBois, RM (2001) Sarcoidosis: genes and microbes - soil or seed?. Sarcoidosis Vascular & Diffuse Lung Disease :149-164

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Other Publications

2021

Audit on the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on the functioning, effectiveness and efficiency of the Rapid Access Lung Clinic (RALC) pathway

Farrell, C;Scott, A;McGrath, D;Casserly, B;O'Brien, A (2021) Audit on the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on the functioning, effectiveness and efficiency of the Rapid Access Lung Clinic (RALC) pathway. LONDON : SPRINGER LONDON LTD Irish journal of medical science :22-22

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2021

Audit on the efficiency of the Rapid Access Lung Clinic (RALC) pathway and how this has been affected by the COVID 19 pandemic

Farrell, C;Scott, A;McGrath, D;Casserly, B;O'Brien, A (2021) Audit on the efficiency of the Rapid Access Lung Clinic (RALC) pathway and how this has been affected by the COVID 19 pandemic. LONDON : SPRINGER LONDON LTD Irish journal of medical science :22-22

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2020

A feasibility study of an exercise intervention to educate, and promote health and well-being, among medical students: The 'MED-WELL' programme

Worobetz, A;Retief, P;Loughran, S;Walsh, J;Casey, M;Hayes, P;Bengoechea, E;O'Regan, A;Woods, C;Kelly, D;O'Connor, R;McGrath, D;Glynn, L (2020) A feasibility study of an exercise intervention to educate, and promote health and well-being, among medical students: The 'MED-WELL' programme. LONDON : SPRINGER LONDON LTD Irish journal of medical science :11-12

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2019

A review of bronchial washings as an adjunct to bronchoscopy in testing for mycobacterial infection in University Hospital Limerick (UHL)

Farrell, C;Granitsas, A;McGrath, D;Casserly, B;O'Brien, A (2019) A review of bronchial washings as an adjunct to bronchoscopy in testing for mycobacterial infection in University Hospital Limerick (UHL). LONDON : SPRINGER LONDON LTD Irish journal of medical science :319-319

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2019

EVALUATION OF A NOVEL DISPOSABLE OSCILLATING POSITIVE EXPIRATORY PRESSURE (OPEP) DEVICE IN A COHORT OF CHILDREN WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Kevin, JO;Power, V;McGrath, D;Dunne, C;O'Sullivan, L;Linnane, B (2019) EVALUATION OF A NOVEL DISPOSABLE OSCILLATING POSITIVE EXPIRATORY PRESSURE (OPEP) DEVICE IN A COHORT OF CHILDREN WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS. LONDON : BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP Archives of disease in childhood :146-146

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2019

An evaluation of a novel disposable Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) device in children with Cystic Fibrosis

O'Sullivan, K;Power, V;Dunne, C;O'Sullivan, L;Linnane, B;Mcgrath, D (2019) An evaluation of a novel disposable Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) device in children with Cystic Fibrosis. SHEFFIELD : EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOC JOURNALS LTD European Respiratory Journal

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2018

Barriers and solutions to online learning in medical education - an integrative review

O'Doherty, D;Dromey, M;Lougheed, J;Hannigan, A;Last, J;McGrath, D (2018) Barriers and solutions to online learning in medical education - an integrative review. LONDON : BIOMED CENTRAL LTD BMC medical education

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2018

Evaluation of user behaviour with an Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) device in paediatric cystic fibrosis patients.

O'Sullivan, KJ;O'Sullivan, L;Dunne, C;Mcgrath, D;Linnane, B (2018) Evaluation of user behaviour with an Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) device in paediatric cystic fibrosis patients.. SHEFFIELD : EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY SOC JOURNALS LTD European Respiratory Journal

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2018

Children With Cystic Fibrosis May Be Performing Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure Therapy Incorrectly

O'Sullivan, KJ;Collins, L;McGrath, D;Linnane, B;O'Sullivan, L;Dunne, CP (2018) Children With Cystic Fibrosis May Be Performing Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure Therapy Incorrectly. AMSTERDAM : ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV Chest :231-232

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2017

BARRIERS TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ONLINE LEARNING IN MEDICAL EDUCATION: ARE THERE SOLUTIONS?

Dromey, M,O'Doherty, D,Hannigan, A,Last, J,McGrath, D (2017) BARRIERS TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ONLINE LEARNING IN MEDICAL EDUCATION: ARE THERE SOLUTIONS?. Irish journal of medical science :32-32

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2017

The opinions of medical professionals on integrity in medical writing; from professor to medical student

McDermott, SM;Saunders, J;Dunne, C;McGrath, D;Fenton, JE (2017) The opinions of medical professionals on integrity in medical writing; from professor to medical student. LONDON : SPRINGER LONDON LTD Irish journal of medical science :146-146

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2015

Optical Fibre Pressure Sensors in Medical Applications

Poeggel, S,Tosi, D,Duraibabu, D,Leen, G,McGrath, D,Lewis, E (2015) Optical Fibre Pressure Sensors in Medical Applications. Sensors :17115-17148

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2015

Development of a Novel Cloud Based Educational Tool for Undergraduate Medical Student and Postgraduate Surgical Training

Jindal, A,Coyle, P,Walsh, D,McGrath, D,Coffey, JC (2015) Development of a Novel Cloud Based Educational Tool for Undergraduate Medical Student and Postgraduate Surgical Training. British Journal Of Surgery :48-48

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2014

Establishing research capacity and priorities: A cross sectional survey of GP Tutors at a recently established medical school

Hennelly SJ, MacFarlane A, Hannigan A, Culhane A, Klimas J, McGrath D, Dunne C, Cullen W. (2014) Establishing research capacity and priorities: A cross sectional survey of GP Tutors at a recently established medical school.

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2014

What do GPs Think About Teaching Medical Students? A cross sectional study of GP Tutors at Ireland's newest medical school

Hennelly SJ, MacFarlane A, Hannigan A, Culhane A, Klimas J, McGrath D, Dunne C, Cullen W. (2014) What do GPs Think About Teaching Medical Students? A cross sectional study of GP Tutors at Ireland's newest medical school.

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2014

Terminology and nomenclature in colonic surgery: universal application of a rule-based approach derived from updates on mesenteric anatomy

Coffey, JC,Sehgal, R,Culligan, K,Dunne, C,McGrath, D,Lawes, N,Walsh, D (2014) Terminology and nomenclature in colonic surgery: universal application of a rule-based approach derived from updates on mesenteric anatomy. Techniques in coloproctology :789-794

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2013

Towards vertical integration in general practice education: literature review and discussion paper

O'Regan A, Culhane A, Dunne C, Griffin M,Meagher D, McGrath D, O'Dwyer P, Cullen W (2013) Towards vertical integration in general practice education: literature review and discussion paper. :319-324

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2008

Non-Invasive Optical Measurement of the Haemoglobin Concentration in Human Blood

Timm, U; Lewis, E; McGrath, D; Ewald, H (2008) Non-Invasive Optical Measurement of the Haemoglobin Concentration in Human Blood. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH BULLETIN :55-55

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2002

The Genetic Predisposition to Granulomatous Lung Disease

McGrath, DS (2002) The Genetic Predisposition to Granulomatous Lung Disease. University of London

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2001

Sarcoidosis: genes and microbes - soil or seed?

McGrath, DS; Goh, N; Foley, PJ; duBois, RM (2001) Sarcoidosis: genes and microbes - soil or seed?. Sarcoidosis Vascular & Diffuse Lung Disease :149-164

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