Researchers at UCD

Dermot Phelan

Senior Clinical Lecturer

School Of Medicine
Mater Hospital
Eccles Street
Dublin 7




Journals Edited

Intensive Care Medicine: Editor.



Peer Reviewed Journals

Watson, C.J. and Phelan, D. and Collier, P. and Horgan, S. and Glezeva, N. and Cooke, G. and Xu, M. and Ledwidge, M. and Mcdonald, K. and Baugh, J.A. (2014) 'Extracellular matrix sub-types and mechanical stretch impact human cardiac fibroblast responses to transforming growth factor beta'. Connective Tissue Research, 55 (3):248-256. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Watson, C.J. and Collier, P. and Tea, I. and Neary, R. and Watson, J.A. and Robinson, C. and Phelan, D. and Ledwidge, M.T. and Mcdonald, K.M. and Mccann, A. and Sharaf, O. and Baugh, J.A. (2014) 'Hypoxia-induced epigenetic modifications are associated with cardiac tissue fibrosis and the development of a myofibroblast-like phenotype'. Human Molecular Genetics, 23 (8):2176-2188. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Phelan, D. and Watson, C. and Martos, R. and Collier, P. and Patle, A. and Donnelly, S. and Ledwidge, M. and Baugh, J. and McDonald, K. (2012) 'Modest Elevation in BNP in Asymptomatic Hypertensive Patients Reflects Sub-Clinical Cardiac Remodeling, Inflammation and Extracellular Matrix Changes'. PLoS ONE, 7 (11). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Watson CJ, Phelan D, Xu M, Collier P, Neary R, Smolenski A, Ledwidge M, McDonald K, Baugh J (2012) 'Mechanical stretch up-regulates the B-type natriuretic peptide system in human cardiac fibroblasts: a possible defense against transforming growth factor-β mediated fibrosis'. Fibrogenesis & Tissue Repair, 5 (1). [DOI] [Details]
Abulhul E, McDonald K, Martos R, Phelan D, Spiers JP, Hennessy M, Baugh J, Watson C, O'Loughlin C, Ledwidge M (2012) 'Long-term statin therapy in patients with systolic heart failure and normal cholesterol: effects on elevated serum markers of collagen turnover, inflammation, and B-type natriuretic peptide'. Clinical Therapeutics, 34 (1):91-100. [DOI] [Details]
Collier P, Watson CJ, van Es MH, Phelan D, McGorrian C, Tolan M, Ledwidge MT, McDonald KM, Baugh JA (2012) 'Getting to the heart of cardiac remodeling; how collagen subtypes may contribute to phenotype'. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 52 (1):148-153. [DOI] [Details]
Watson, C.J. and Ledwidge, M.T. and Phelan, D. and Collier, P. and Byrne, J.C. and Dunn, M.J. and McDonald, K.M. and Baugh, J.A. (2011) 'Proteomic analysis of coronary sinus serum reveals leucine-rich α2-glycoprotein as a novel biomarker of ventricular dysfunction and heart failure'. Circulation: Heart Failure, 4 (2):188-197. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Collier P, Watson CJ, Voon V, Phelan D, Jan A, Mak G, Martos R, Baugh JA, Ledwidge MT, McDonald KM (2011) 'Can emerging biomarkers of myocardial remodelling identify asymptomatic hypertensive patients at risk for diastolic dysfunction and diastolic heart failure?'. European Journal of Heart Failure, 13 (10):1087-1095. [DOI] [Details]
Walshe, C., Boner, K., Bourke, J., Hone, R., Lynch, M., Delaney, L. and Phelan, D.; (2010) 'Catheter-related blood stream infection (CRBSI) in TPN patients: Benefit of an educational programme and multimodal expression of CRBSI incidence'. Clinical Governance, 15 (4):292-301. [Details]
Foley E, Mc Dermott TE, Shanahan E, Phelan D.; (2010) 'Transient isolated lingual nerve neuropraxia associated with general anaesthesia and laryngeal mask use: two case reports and a review of the literature'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 179 (2):297-300. [Details]
Fraher MH, Collins CJ, Bourke J, Phelan D, Lynch M.; (2009) 'Cost-effectiveness of employing a total parenteral nutrition surveillance nurse for the prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections'. Journal of Hospital Infection, 73 (2):129-134. [Details]
CoBaTrICE Collaboration; Wilde JD, Bion JF, Bullock A, Bion J, Wilde JD, Clutton-Brock T, Bullock A, Flaatten H, Mathy N, Van Mook W, Schuwirth L, Marsh B, Phelan D, Shippey B, Nimmo G, Castel S, Hillion Y, Frot J, Bonnet J, Rothen H, Krenn C, Germann P, Ferdinande P, De Backer D, Smilov I, Keremidchieva N, Gasparoviae V, Radonic R, Kyprianou T, Kakas M, Sramek V, Cerny V, Poulson L, Sarapuu S, Starkopf J, Ala-Kokko T, Loisa P, Pikkupeura J, Saulnier F, Duranteau J, Quintel M, Roissant R, Armaganidis A, Mavrommatis A, Gondos T, Molnár Z, Bede A, Marsh B, Phelan D, Singer P, Cohen J, Gullo A, Rubulotta F, Kazune S, Shapiro I, Van Zanten A, Girbes A, Flaatten H, Mikstacki A, Tamowicz B, Pimentel J, Carneiro A, Zahorec R, Firment J, Voga G, Pareznik R, Gonzales-Diaz G, Blanch L, Wernerman J, Rubertsson S, Rothen H, Maggiorini M, Unal N, Ceyda Orbey B, Topeli-Iskit A, Gunning K, Batchelor A, Shankar Hari M, Camputaro L, Gallesio A, Giannasi S, Havill J, Knobel E, Eliezer S, Hodder R, Leasa D, Celis E, Du B, Wang K, Bugedo G, Palma O, Mwafonga V, Khater Y, Gomersall C, Joynt G, Iyer S, Ramakrishnan N, Iqbal M, Maekawa T, Imai T, Ling TL, De Guia T, Terzi GG, Buckman T, Kvetan V, Stonis N, Yapobi Y, Roth G, Thaler U, Filipov T, Keremidchieva N, Vujaklija A, Vlkova A, Riis Anderson B, Bendel S, Della Monica J, Bartels U, Ninke T, Kostis P, Apostolakou H, Maghina N, Mikor A, Leiner T, Hayes I, Lev S, Ferla L, Santonocito C, Van Hove A, Albrecht T, Teixeira S, Freitas R, Sabatier Cloarec C, Peredo Hernandez R, Passath C, Shah A, Lees N, Vamadevan S, Ramsay G, Reay H.; (2009) 'The educational environment for training in intensive care medicine: structures, processes, outcomes and challenges in the European region'. Intensive Care Medicine, 35 (9):1575-1583. [Details]
Collins CJ, Fraher MH, Bourke J, Phelan D, Lynch M.; (2009) 'Epidemiology of catheter-related bloodstream infections in patients receiving total parenteral nutrition'. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 49 (11):1769-1770. [Details]
O'Grady, M.J.; O'Hare, G.M.P.; Chen, J.; Phelan, D. (2009) 'Distributed Network Intelligence: A Prerequisite for Adaptive & Personalised Service Delivery'. Information System Frontiers, . [Details]
Mak, G.J. and Ledwidge, M.T. and Watson, C.J. and Phelan, D.M. and Dawkins, I.R. and Murphy, N.F. and Patle, A.K. and Baugh, J.A. and McDonald, K.M. (2009) 'Natural History of Markers of Collagen Turnover in Patients With Early Diastolic Dysfunction and Impact of Eplerenone'. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 54 (18):1674-1682. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Walshe C, Phelan D, Bourke J, Buggy D. ; (2007) 'Vascular erosion by central venous catheters used for total parenteral nutrition'. Intensive Care Medicine, 33 (3):534-537. [Details]
O'Hanlon R, O'Shea P, Ledwidge M, O'Loughlin C, Lange S, Conlon C, Phelan D, Cunningham S, McDonald K. J. ; (2007) 'The biological variability of B-type natriuretic peptide and N-Terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide in stable heart failure patients'. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 13 (1):50-55. [Details]
Rohan D, Dwyer R, Costello J, Phelan D.; (2006) 'Audit of Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance Service'. Irish Medical Journal, 99 (3):76-78. [Details]
Mulcahy F, ní Riain A, Stewart M, Phelan D, Bury G, ; (2001) 'Cervical smears: comparison of knowledge and practice of a general practice sample with a high-risk group'. AIDS, 12 (3):171-175. [Details]

Other Journals

CM Walshe, KS Boner, J Bourke, R Hone, M Lynch, L Delaney, D Phelan ; (2010) 'Catheter related blood stream infection (CRBSI) in TPN patients: Benefit of an educational programme and multimodal expression of CRBSI incidence' Clinical Governance: An International Journal 15 (4) :292-301. [Details]

Conference Publications

Waters N, Keddy J, Phelan D, O'Mahoney M, McMahon S (2013) The Effect of Clinical Placement on Students' Attitudes towards Interprofessional Learning, Interprofessional Interaction and Communication Skills Irish Network of Medical Educators Annual Scientific Meeting [Details]
Phelan, D, Watson, CJ, Donnelly, S, Ledwidge, M, Baugh, J, Mcdonald, K, ; (2007) EUR J HEART FAIL Transforming growth factor beta induces collagen type I and alpha smooth muscle actin production in human cardiac fibroblasts , pp.101-101 [Details]