Researchers at UCD

Breda Hayes

Clinical Lecturer

School Of Medicine



Honours and Awards

Year: 1996.
Title: Entrance Scholarship
Year: 1997.
Title: Mercier Book Prize
Year: 1998.
Title: Undergraduate College Scholarship
Year: 1998.
Title: Dr John Beausang Prize
Year: 1999.
Title: Undergraduate College Scholarship
Year: 1999.
Title: National University of Ireland Scholarship
Year: 2000.
Title: College Scholar
Year: 2000.
Title: Dr H.H. Stewart Scholarship in Pathology
Year: 2001.
Title: Undergraduate College Scholarship
Year: 2002.
Title: Dr H.H. Stewart Scholarship in Medicine


Association: European Academy of Paediatrics, Function/Role: Member

Conference Contributions

Neary, E; McCallion, N; Kevane, B; Egan, K; Cotter, M; Corcoran, D; Hayes, B; Regan, I; Foran, A; Ni Ainle, F (2014) To characterise standard laboratory coagulation parameters and plasma thrombin generation in very preterm infants and to investigate their relationship to clinical outcomes. [Oral Presentation], Haematology Association of Ireland Meeting, Sligo , 17-OCT-14 - 18-OCT-14.


Committee : Neonatal Guidelines Committee, Rotunda Hospital
Committee : Dublin Neonatology Specialist Group


Year 2002 Institution: UCC
Qualification: MB, BCh, BAO Subject: Medicine
Year 2004 Institution: RCPI
Qualification: MRCPI Subject: General Medicine
Year 2012 Institution: UCD
Qualification: MD Subject: Medicine



Book Chapters

Hayes, BC; Krishnamoorthy, KS; Soul, JS (2013) 'Neonatal Neurology' In: Peters, J; Sims, K; Elibol, MZ; Ward, M; Musolino, P (eds). Handbook of Pediatric Neurology. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. [Details]
Hayes, B; Matthews, T (2007) 'Accidents, poisoning and apparent life threatening events' In: Levene, MI (eds). MRCPH Master Course Vol. 2. London: Churchill Livingstone. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Hayes BC, Ryan S;McGarvey C;Mulvany S;Doherty E;Grehan A;Madigan C;Matthews T;King MD (2015) 'Brain magnetic resonance imaging and outcome after hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy'. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, :1-6. [DOI] [Details]
Hayes BC, Cooley S;Donnelly J;Doherty E;Grehan A;Madigan C;McGarvey C;Mulvany S;Ryan S;Gillian J;Geary MP;Matthews TG;King MD (2013) 'The placenta in infants >36 weeks gestation with neonatal encephalopathy: a case control study'. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 98 (3):1-9. [DOI] [Details]
Hayes BC, McGarvey C;Mulvany S;Kennedy J;Geary MP;Matthews TG;King MD (2013) 'A case-control study of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy in newborn infants at >36 weeks gestation'. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 209 (1). [DOI] [Details]
Hayes, BC; Doherty, E; Grehan, A; Madigan, C; McGarvey, C; Mulvany, S; Geary, MP; Matthews, TG; King, MD (2012) 'Are serum markers of liver and muscle injury useful in hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy?'. Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 5 (4). [Details]
Hayes B, Sharif F (2009) 'Behavioural and emotional outcome of very low birth weight infants--literature review'. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 22 (10):849-856. [DOI] [Details]
Hayes, B; Lynch, B; O'Keefe, M; Monavari, AA; Treacy, EP (2007) 'Long chain fatty acid oxidation defects in paediatric practice: The importance of ascertainment and treatment options'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 176 (3):189-192. [Details]
Hayes B, Ryan S;Stephenson JB;King MD (2007) 'Cerebral palsy after maternal trauma in pregnancy'. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 49 (9):700-706. [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

Lee, K; Hayes, BC (2015) 'Head size and growth in the very preterm infant - A literature review' Research and Reports in Neonatology 5 :1-7. [Details]


Research Interests

Neonatal Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy - Antenatal risk factors
Neonatal Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy - Imaging and outcome
Neonatal EEG - Predictive factors for short and long term neonatal outcomes
Neonatal Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy Neuroprotection Preterm population - Magnesium sulphate levels and their relationship to maternal and fetal factors