Researchers at UCD

John Patrick Seery

Consultant/College Lecturer

School Of Medicine
St Vincent's Hospital
Elm Park
Dublin 4

Tel: 01 2774931


Dr John Seery MRCP (UK) PhD is a Consultant in General Internal Medicine at St Vincent's University Hospital Dublin and Lecturer in Medicine at University College Dublin. He is a graduate of the University of Cambridge Medical School and holds a PhD in cell biology from the University of London (2000). His main interest is in medical education and in collaboration with Dr John Ryan, he has recently developed the on-line medical teaching resource,




Year 1988 Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Qualification: BA (Mod) Subject:
Year 1991 Institution: University of Cambridge
Qualification: MBBS Subject:
Year 1994 Institution:
Qualification: MRCP Subject:
Year 1999 Institution: University College London
Qualification: PhD Subject:



Peer Reviewed Journals

Cooke, G., Blanco-Fernandez, A., Seery, J. P. (2008) 'The effect of retinoic acid and deoxycholic acid on the differentiation of primary human esophageal keratinocytes'. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 53 (11):2851-7. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
J. P. Seery.; (2002) 'Stem cells of the oesophageal epithelium'. Journal of Cell Science, 115 :1783-1789. [Details]
J. P. Seery; (2000) 'IFN-gamma transgenic mice: clues to the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus?'. Arthritis Res, 2 :437-440. [Details]
Seery JP, Syrigos KN;Karayiannakis AJ;Valizadeh A;Pignatelli M (2000) 'Abnormal expression of the E-cadherin-catenin complex in dysplastic Barrett's oesophagus'. Acta Oncologica, 38 (7):945-948. [Details]
J. P. Seery and F. M. Watt. ; (2000) 'Asymmetric stem-cell divisions define the architecture of human oesophageal epithelium'. Current Biology, 10 :1447-1450. [Details]
R. F. O'Shaughnessy, J. P. Seery, J. E. Celis, A. Frischauf and F. M. Watt. ; (2000) 'PA-FABP, a novel marker of human epidermal transit amplifying cells revealed by 2D protein gel electrophoresis and cDNA array hybridisation'. Febs Letters, 486 :149-154. [Details]
Burton MJ, Seery JP;Taylor-Robinson SD;Scott-Coombes DM;Jackson JE (1999) 'Jejunal intussusception secondary to Peutz--Jeghers type hamartoma diagnosed on angiography'. Clinical Radiology, 54 (7):476-478. [Details]
Seery JP, Wang EC;Cattell V;Carroll JM;Owen MJ;Watt FM (1999) 'A central role for alpha beta T cells in the pathogenesis of murine lupus'. Journal of Immunology, 162 (12):7241-7248. [Details]
Taylor-Robinson SD, Turjanski N;Bhattacharya S;Seery JP;Sargentoni J;Brooks DJ;Bryant DJ;Cox IJ (1999) 'A proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy study of the striatum and cerebral cortex in Parkinson's disease'. Metabolic Brain Disease, 14 (1):45-55. [Details]
Seery JP, Janes SM;Ind PW;Datta AK (1998) 'Circadian rhythm of cutaneous hypersensitivity reactions in nocturnal asthma'. Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, 80 (4):329-332. [DOI] [Details]
Seery JP, Aspinall RJ;Taylor-Robinson SD (1998) 'Diagnosis and treatment of chronic hepatic encephalopathy'. Hospital medicine (London, England : 1998), 59 (3):200-204. [Details]
Seery JP, Henshaw DJ;Sandhu PJ;Mather HM;Ahmad F;McNeil I;Arnold JD (1997) 'Helicobacter pylori infection and upper gastrointestinal patholgy in a British immigrant Indian community'. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 9 (2):191-194. [Details]
Taylor-Robinson SD, Sargentoni J;Oatridge A;Bryant DJ;Hajnal JV;Marcus CD;Seery JP;Hodgson HJ;deSouza NM (1997) 'MR imaging and spectroscopy of the basal ganglia in chronic liver disease: correlation of T1-weighted contrast measurements with abnormalities in proton and phosphorus-31 MR spectra'. Metabolic Brain Disease, 11 (3):249-268. [Details]
Seery JP, Carroll JM;Cattell V;Watt FM (1997) 'Antinuclear autoantibodies and lupus nephritis in transgenic mice expressing interferon gamma in the epidermis'. Journal of Experimental Medicine, 186 (9):1451-1459. [Details]
Carroll JM, Crompton T;Seery JP;Watt FM (1997) 'Transgenic mice expressing IFN-gamma in the epidermis have eczema, hair hypopigmentation, and hair loss'. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 108 (4):412-422. [Details]
Jalan R, Seery JP;Taylor-Robinson SD (1997) 'Review article: pathogenesis and treatment of chronic hepatic encephalopathy'. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 10 (5):681-697. [Details]
Lambiase P, Seery JP;Taylor-Robinson SD;Thompson JN;Hughes JM;Walters JR (1996) 'Resolution of panniculitis after placement of pancreatic duct stent in chronic pancreatitis'. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 91 (9):1835-1837. [Details]
Seery JP (1991) 'Achlorhydria and gastric carcinogenesis'. Lancet, 338 (8781):1508-1509. [Details]
Seery JP (1991) 'A reinterpretation of the events in gastric carcinogenesis'. Medical Hypotheses, 35 (3):179-181. [Details]


Research Interests

Research Projects

Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : School funded research account - John Patrick Seery
Start Date / End Date : 09-APR-15 / 30-SEP-16
Sponsor : Irish Lung Foundation
Title : HOX genes and inflammation
Start Date / End Date : 08-SEP-03 / 07-AUG-14
Sponsor : UCD Faculty of Medicine
Title : Molecular Pathogenesis of Barrett's Oesophagus
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-02 / 30-SEP-14