Researchers at UCD

Dara Breslin

Consultant/Senior Lecturer

School Of Medicine



I qualified from medical school (UCD) in 1993. I completed my Fellowship and Certificate of Specialist Training with the College of Anaesthetists in Ireland. I worked as a Research Fellow with Prof R Mirakhur at Queen¿s University Belfast from 1998-2001. I subsequently worked as Associate Professor in the Department of Anaesthesia at Duke University, North Carolina from 2001-2006, where I worked in the Regional Anaesthesia Division. I am a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Anaesthetist at St Vincent¿s University Hospital, where my main interests include regional anaesthesia and the use of ultrasound, and neuromuscular blocking agents. In addition, I am Chairman of the Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, and am the College Tutor for anaesthesia NCHDs with the College of Anaesthetists Ireland.



Peer Reviewed Journals

Thornton PC, Grant SA;Breslin DS (2010) 'Adjuncts to local anesthetics in peripheral nerve blockade'. International anesthesiology clinics, 48 (4):59-70. [DOI] [Details]
Zaidi N, Tariq M;Breslin D (2009) 'Perioperative use of antibiotics in elective surgical patients: timing of administration'. Journal of perioperative practice, 19 (7):225-227. [Details]
Weekes G, Breslin D (2009) 'Radiographic appearance of a post-epidural headache'. Irish Medical Journal, 102 (9):295-296. [Details]