Researchers at UCD

Conor Burke

Associate Clinical Professor

School Of Medicine



Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Mater Hospital, Dublin 7

Bon Secours Hospital, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Professor of Medicine, University College Dublin



Peer Reviewed Journals

Kerley CP, Cahill K;Bolger K;McGowan A;Burke C;Faul J;Cormican L (2015) 'Dietary nitrate supplementation in COPD: an acute, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover trial'. Nitric Oxide - Biology and Chemistry, 44 :105-111. [DOI] [Details]
John A, Breen DP;Ghafar A;Olphert T;Burke CM (2005) 'Bed usage in a Dublin teaching hospital: a prospective audit'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 173 (3):126-128. [Details]
Moloney ED, Griffin S;Burke CM;Poulter LW;O'Sullivan S (2003) 'Release of inflammatory mediators from eosinophils following a hyperosmolar stimulus'. Respiratory Medicine, 97 (8):928-932. [Details]
Moloney E, O'Keane C;Wood F;Burke C (2003) 'A rare cause of wheeze in a young adult'. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 79 (935):1-8. [Details]
Moloney E, Doyle S;Kinahan J;Burke CM (2002) 'A case of frog breathing'. Irish Medical Journal, 95 (3):81-82. [Details]
Moloney E, O'Sullivan S;Hogan T;Poulter LW;Burke CM (2002) 'Airway dehydration: a therapeutic target in asthma?'. Chest, 121 (6):1806-1811. [Details]
Cormican L, O'Sullivan S;Burke CM;Poulter LW (2001) 'IFN-gamma but not IL-4 T cells of the asthmatic bronchial wall show increased incidence of apoptosis'. Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 31 (5):731-739. [Details]
O'Sullivan S, Cormican L;Faul JL;Ichinohe S;Johnston SL;Burke CM;Poulter LW (2001) 'Activated, cytotoxic CD8(+) T lymphocytes contribute to the pathology of asthma death'. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 164 (4):560-564. [DOI] [Details]
Faul JL, Leonard CT;Burke CM;Tormey VJ;Poulter LW (1999) 'Fluticasone propionate induced alterations to lung function and the immunopathology of asthma over time'. Thorax, 53 (9):753-761. [Details]
Faul JL, Tormey W;Tormey V;Burke C (1998) 'High dose inhaled corticosteroids and dose dependent loss of diabetic control'. BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 317 (7171). [Details]
Leonard C, Tormey VJ;O'Keane C;Burke CM (1998) 'Bronchoscopic diagnosis of sarcoidosis'. The European respiratory journal, 10 (12):2722-2724. [Details]
Tormey VJ, Faul J;Leonard C;Lennon A;Burke CM (1998) 'A comparison of regular with intermittent bronchodilators in asthma patients on inhaled steroids'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 166 (4):249-252. [Details]
Burke CM, Sreenan S;Pathmakanthan S;Patterson J;Schmekel B;Poulter LW (1997) 'Relative effects of inhaled corticosteroids on immunopathology and physiology in asthma: a controlled study'. Thorax, 51 (10):993-999. [Details]
Leonard C, Tormey V;Burke C;Poulter LW (1997) 'Allergen-induced cytokine production in atopic disease and its relationship to disease severity'. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, 17 (3):368-375. [DOI] [Details]
Leonard C, Tormey V;Faul J;Burke CM;Poulter LW (1997) 'Allergen-induced CD30 expression on T cells of atopic asthmatics'. Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 27 (7):780-786. [Details]
Leonard C, Burke CM;O'Keane C;Doyle JS (1997) 'Golf ball liver: agent orange hepatitis'. Gut, 40 (5):687-688. [Details]
Faul JL, Tormey VJ;Leonard C;Burke CM;Farmer J;Horne SJ;Poulter LW (1997) 'Lung immunopathology in cases of sudden asthma death'. European Respiratory Journal, 10 (2):301-307. [Details]
Leonard C, Tormey V;Lennon A;Burke CM (1997) 'Utility of Wang transbronchial needle biopsy in sarcoidosis'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 166 (1):41-43. [Details]
Power C, Sreenan S;Hurson B;Burke C;Poulter LW (1994) 'Distribution of immunocompetent cells in the bronchial wall of clinically healthy subjects showing bronchial hyperresponsiveness'. Thorax, 48 (11):1125-1129. [Details]
Power CK, Burke CM;Sreenan S;Hurson B;Poulter LW (1994) 'T-cell and macrophage subsets in the bronchial wall of clinically healthy subjects'. The European respiratory journal, 7 (3):437-441. [Details]
Clarkson K, Power CK;O'Connell F;Pathmakanthan S;Burke CM (1993) 'A comparative evaluation of propofol and midazolam as sedative agents in fiberoptic bronchoscopy'. Chest, 104 (4):1029-1031. [Details]
Burke C, Power CK;Norris A;Condez A;Schmekel B;Poulter LW (1992) 'Lung function and immunopathological changes after inhaled corticosteroid therapy in asthma'. The European respiratory journal, 5 (1):73-79. [Details]
O'Connell F, Burke CM (1991) 'An unusual cause of long-term interstitial pulmonary edema'. Chest, 100 (2):507-509. [Details]
Norris AM, Burke CM (1990) 'Diagnostic thoracentesis'. Chest, 98 (5):1251-1252. [Details]


Research Interests

Respiratory Medicine

Sub-speciality interests ¿ asthma, airway disease and occupational lung disease

Research Projects

Sponsor : Medimmune Ltd.
Title : Elucidation of Cellular Inflammatory Responses Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Exacerbations
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAR-11 / 28-FEB-13