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Brian Kirby

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor

School Of Medicine

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Email: b.kirby@st-vincents.ie

Professional

 

Associations

Association: Global Research Alliance for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA), Function/Role: Member
Association: International Psoriasis Council, Function/Role: Member
Association: Irish Skin Foundation, Function/Role: Board Member
Association: Charles Institute, UCD, Function/Role: Board Member
     

Conference Contributions

Ahern T, Tobin AM, Corrigan M, Hogan A, Kirby B, O'Shea D; (2011) Liraglutide Decreases Psoriasis Severity. [Poster Presentation], European Association for the Study of Diabetes Annual Meeting in 2011, Lisbon , 12-SEP-11 - 16-SEP-11.

Committees

Committee : Methrotrexate Guidelines Group, British Association of Dermatologists
Committee : Topical Therapies Working Group for the International Psoriasis Council
Committee : Data Analysis Group of the British Association of Dermatologists Biologics Registry
Committee : British Association of Dermatologists Biologics Steering Committee
Committee : Clinical Advisory Group Dermatology
Committee : NCCP Committee on Skin Cancer
Committee : Medical Research Ethics Committee, SVUH
 

Education

Year 1992 Institution:
Qualification: MB, BCh, BAO Subject:
Year 1994 Institution: Royal College of Physicians, Ir
Qualification: MRCPI Subject:
         

Publications

     

Peer Reviewed Journals

Saunte, DM; Boer, J; Stratigos, A; Szepietowski, JC; Hamzavi, I; Kim, KH; Zarchi, K; Antoniou, C; Matusiak, L; Lim, HW; Williams, M; Kwon, HH; Gürer, MA; Mammadova, F; Kaminsky, A; Prens, E; van der Zee, HH; Bettoli, V; Zauli, S; Hafner, J; Lauchli, S; French, LE; Riad, H; El-Domyati, M; Abdel-Wahab, H; Kirby, B; Kelly, G; Calderon, P; Del Marmol, V; Benhadou, F; Revuz, J; Zouboulis, CC; Karagiannidis, I; Sartorius, K; Hagströmer, L; McMeniman, E; Ong, N; Dolenc-Voljc, M; Mokos, ZB; Borradori, L; Hunger, RE; Sladden, C; Scheinfeld, N; Moftah, N; Emtestam, L; Lapins, J; Doss, N; Kurokawa, I; Jemec, GB (2015) 'Diagnostic delay in hidradenitis suppurativa is a global problem'. British Journal of Dermatology, 173 (6):1546-1549. [Details]
Menzies S, Kirby B (2015) 'Drug-induced elastosis perforans serpiginosa'. BMJ Case Reports, 2015 . [DOI] [Details]
O'Malley E, Ahern T;Dunlevy C;Lehane C;Kirby B;O'Shea D (2015) 'Obesity-related chronic lymphoedema-like swelling and physical function'. QJM - Monthly Journal of the Association of Physicians, 108 (3):183-187. [DOI] [Details]
Cunningham L, Kirby B;Lally A;Collins P (2015) 'The efficacy of PUVA and narrowband UVB phototherapy in the management of generalised granuloma annulare'. Journal of Dermatological Treatment, :1-4. [DOI] [Details]
Sweeney CM;Kelly G;Tobin AM;Kirby B;Gardiner CM, Dunphy SE (2015) 'Natural killer cells from psoriasis vulgaris patients have reduced levels of cytotoxicity associated degranulation and cytokine production'. Clinical immunology (Orlando, Fla.), . [DOI] [Details]
Kelly G, Hughes R;Mc Garry T;van den Born M;Adamzik K;Fitzgerald R;Lawlor C;Tobin AM;Sweeney CM;Kirby B (2015) 'Dysregulated cytokine expression in lesional and non-lesional skin in Hidradenitis suppurativa'. British Journal of Dermatology, . [DOI] [Details]
Ralph N, Verma S;Merry S;Lally A;Kirby B;Collins P (2015) 'What is the relevance of contact allergy to sodium metabisulfite and which concentration of the allergen should we use?'. Dermatitis, 26 (4):162-165. [DOI] [Details]
Boland MR, Prichard RS;Bass GA;Al-Hilli Z;Levendale A;Gibbons D;Sheahan K;Kirby B;McDermott EW;Evoy D (2015) 'Malignant melanoma: factors affecting the surgical interval from excision biopsy to definitive surgical management'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 184 (2):511-515. [DOI] [Details]
Ryan C, Sadlier M;De Vol E;Patel M;Lloyd AA;Day A;Lally A;Kirby B;Menter A (2015) 'Genital psoriasis is associated with significant impairment in quality of life and sexual functioning'. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 72 (6):978-983. [DOI] [Details]
Hughes R, Kelly G;Sweeny C;Lally A;Kirby B (2015) 'The medical and laser management of hidradenitis suppurativa'. American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, 16 (2):111-123. [DOI] [Details]
Lynch, M. and Tobin, A.-M. and Ahern, T. and O'Shea, D. and Kirby, B. (2014) 'Sitagliptin for severe psoriasis'. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ryan C, Kirby B (2014) 'Psoriasis is a systemic disease with multiple cardiovascular and metabolic comorbidities'. Dermatologic Clinics, 33 (1):41-55. [DOI] [Details]
Thege, F.I. and Lannin, T.B. and Saha, T.N. and Tsai, S. and Kochman, M.L. and Hollingsworth, M.A. and Rhim, A.D. and Kirby, B.J. (2014) 'Microfluidic immunocapture of circulating pancreatic cells using parallel EpCAM and MUC1 capture: Characterization, optimization and downstream analysis'. Lab on a Chip - Miniaturisation for Chemistry and Biology, 14 (10):1775-1784. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Kelly, G. and Sweeney, C.M. and Fitzgerald, R. and O'Keane, M.P. and Kilbane, M. and Lally, A. and Tobin, A.M. and McKenna, M.J. and Kirby, B. (2014) 'Vitamin D status in hidradenitis suppurativa'. British Journal of Dermatology, 170 (6):1379-1380. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ryan, C. and Kelleher, J. and Fagan, M.F. and Rogers, S. and Collins, P. and Barker, J.N.W.N. and Allen, M. and Hagan, R. and Renfro, L. and Kirby, B. (2014) 'Genetic markers of treatment response to tumour necrosis factor-α inhibitors in the treatment of psoriasis'. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 39 (4):519-524. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Boehncke, W.-H. and Kirby, B. and Thaci, D. (2014) 'GRAPPA Fellows Symposium adjacent to the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) congress, Istanbul, 2013: A meeting report'. Journal of Rheumatology, 41 (6):1197-1199. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Puig, L. and Kirby, B. and Mallbris, L. and Strohal, R. (2014) 'Psoriasis beyond the skin: A review of the literature on cardiometabolic and psychological co-morbidities of psoriasis'. European Journal of Dermatology, 24 (3):305-311. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Lynch, M. and Higgins, E. and McCormick, P.A. and Kirby, B. and Nolan, N. and Rogers, S. and Lally, A. and Vellinga, A. and Omar, H. and Collins, P. (2014) 'The use of transient elastography and fibrotest for monitoring hepatotoxicity in patients receiving methotrexate for psoriasis'. JAMA Dermatology, 150 (8):856-862. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Rooney, P. and Connolly, M. and Gao, W. and Mccormick, J. and Biniecka, M. and Sullivan, O. and Kirby, B. and Sweeney, C. and Molloy, E. and Markham, T. and Fearon, U. and Veale, D.J. (2014) 'Notch-1 mediates endothelial cell activation and invasion in psoriasis'. Experimental Dermatology, 23 (2):113-118. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Lynch, M. and Kirby, B. and Warren, R.B. (2014) 'Treating moderate to severe psoriasis - Best use of biologics'. Expert Review of Clinical Immunology, 10 (2):269-279. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Boehncke, W.H. and Kirby, B. and Fitzgerald, O. and Van De Kerkhof, P.C.M. (2014) 'New developments in our understanding of psoriatic arthritis and their impact on the diagnosis and clinical management of the disease'. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 28 (3):264-270. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Setta-Kaffetzi, N. and Simpson, M.A. and Navarini, A.A. and Patel, V.M. and Lu, H.-C. and Allen, M.H. and Duckworth, M. and Bachelez, H. and Burden, A.D. and Choon, S.-E. and Griffiths, C.E.M. and Kirby, B. and Kolios, A. and Seyger, M.M.B. and Prins, C. and Smahi, A. and Trembath, R.C. and Fraternali, F. and Smith, C.H. and Barker, J.N. and Capon, F. (2014) 'AP1S3 mutations are associated with pustular psoriasis and impaired toll-like receptor 3 trafficking'. American Journal of Human Genetics, 94 (5):790-797. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Kelly, G. and Sweeney, C.M. and Tobin, A.-M. and Kirby, B. (2014) 'Hidradenitis suppurativa: The role of immune dysregulation'. International Journal of Dermatology, . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ismail, N. and Collins, P. and Rogers, S. and Kirby, B. and Lally, A. (2014) 'Drug survival of fumaric acid esters for psoriasis: A retrospective study'. British Journal of Dermatology, . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Lynch, M. and Tobin, A.-M. and Ahern, T. and O'Shea, D. and Kirby, B. (2014) 'Sitagliptin for severe psoriasis'. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Boehncke, W.H. and Kirby, B. and Fitzgerald, O. and Van De Kerkhof, P.C.M. (2014) 'New developments in our understanding of psoriatic arthritis and their impact on the diagnosis and clinical management of the disease'. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 28 (3):264-270. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ahern, T. and Tobin, A.-M. and Corrigan, M. and Hogan, A. and Sweeney, C. and Kirby, B. and O'Shea, D. (2013) 'Glucagon-like peptide-1 analogue therapy for psoriasis patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes: A prospective cohort study'. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 27 (11):1440-1443. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Higgins, E. and Kirby, B. and Rogers, S. and Collins, P. (2013) 'Methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone allergic contact dermatitis and the effect of patch test concentration'. Dermatitis, 24 (2):73-76. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Setta-Kaffetzi, N. and Navarini, A.A. and Patel, V.M. and Pullabhatla, V. and Pink, A.E. and Choon, S.-E. and Allen, M.A. and Burden, A.D. and Griffiths, C.E.M. and Seyger, M.M.B. and Kirby, B. and Trembath, R.C. and Simpson, M.A. and Smith, C.H. and Capon, F. and Barker, J.N. (2013) 'Rare pathogenic variants in IL36RN underlie a spectrum of psoriasis-associated pustular phenotypes'. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 133 (5):1366-1369. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Haroon, M. and Kirby, B. and FitzGerald, O. (2013) 'High prevalence of psoriatic arthritis in patients with severe psoriasis with suboptimal performance of screening questionnaires'. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 72 (5):736-740. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Reid, C. and Fitzgerald, T. and Fabre, A. and Kirby, B. (2013) 'Atypical melanocytic naevi following melanotan injection'. Irish medical journal, 106 (5):148-149. Available Online [Details]
Reid, C.T. and Tobin, A.M. and Ahern, T. and O'Shea, D. and Kirby, B. (2013) 'Liraglutide in combination with acitretin for severe recalcitrant psoriasis'. British Journal of Dermatology, 169 (1):230-231. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Tobin, A.-M. and Ahern, T. and Rogers, S. and Collins, P. and O'Shea, D. and Kirby, B. (2013) 'The dermatological consequences of obesity'. International Journal of Dermatology, 52 (8):927-932. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Boehncke, W.-H. and Kirby, B. (2013) 'GRAPPA fellows symposium adjacent to the European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology meeting, Verona, 2012: A meeting report'. Journal of Rheumatology, 40 (8):1410-1412. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Ahern, T. and Tobin, A.-M. and Corrigan, M. and Hogan, A. and Sweeney, C. and Kirby, B. and O'Shea, D. (2013) 'Glucagon-like peptide-1 analogue therapy for psoriasis patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes: A prospective cohort study'. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 27 (11):1440-1443. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Reid, C.T. and De Gascun, C. and Hall, W. and Collins, P. and Lally, A. and Kirby, B. (2013) 'Is universal screening for hepatitis C infection prior to commencing antitumour necrosis factor-α therapy necessary?'. British Journal of Dermatology, 169 (6):1319-1321. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Adamzik, K. and McAleer, M.A. and Kirby, B. (2013) 'Alcohol and psoriasis: Sobering thoughts'. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 38 (8):819-822. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Strohal, R. and Kirby, B. and Puig, L. (2013) 'Psoriasis beyond the skin: An expert group consensus on the management of psoriatic arthritis and common co-morbidities in patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis'. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, . Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Reid, C.T. and Tobin, A.M. and Ahern, T. and O'Shea, D. and Kirby, B. (2013) 'Liraglutide in combination with acitretin for severe recalcitrant psoriasis'. British Journal of Dermatology, 169 (1):230-231. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Tsoi, L.C. and Spain, S.L. and Knight, J. and Ellinghaus, E. and Stuart, P.E. and Capon, F. and Ding, J. and Li, Y. and Tejasvi, T. and Gudjonsson, J.E. and Kang, H.M. and Allen, M.H. and McManus, R. and Novelli, G. and Samuelsson, L. and Schalkwijk, J. and Ståhle, M. and Burden, A.D. and Smith, C.H. and Cork, M.J. and Estivill, X. and Bowcock, A.M. and Krueger, G.G. and Weger, W. and Worthington, J. and Tazi-Ahnini, R. and Nestle, F.O. and Hayday, A. and Hoffmann, P. and Winkelmann, J. and Wijmenga, C. and Langford, C. and Edkins, S. and Andrews, R. and Blackburn, H. and Strange, A. and Band, G. and Pearson, R.D. and Vukcevic, D. and Spencer, C.C.A. and Deloukas, P. and Mrowietz, U. and Schreiber, S. and Weidinger, S. and Koks, S. and Kingo, K. and Esko, T. and Metspalu, A. and Lim, H.W. (2012) 'Identification of 15 new psoriasis susceptibility loci highlights the role of innate immunity'. Nature Genetics, 44 (12):1341-1348. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Sadlier, M. and Kirby, B. and Lally, A. (2012) 'Mycophenolate mofetil and hydroxychloroquine: An effective treatment for recalcitrant cutaneous lupus erythematosus'. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 66 (1):160-161. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Laws, P.M. and Downs, A.M. and Parslew, R. and Dever, B. and Smith, C.H. and Barker, J.N. and Moriarty, B. and Murphy, R. and Kirby, B. and Burden, A.D. and McBride, S. and Anstey, A.V. and O'Shea, S. and Ralph, N. and Buckley, C. and Griffiths, C.E.M. and Warren, R.B. (2012) 'Practical experience of ustekinumab in the treatment of psoriasis: Experience from a multicentre, retrospective case cohort study across the U.K. and Ireland'. British Journal of Dermatology, 166 (1):189-195. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Winchester, R. and Minevich, G. and Steshenko, V. and Kirby, B. and Kane, D. and Greenberg, D.A. and FitzGerald, O. (2012) 'HLA associations reveal genetic heterogeneity in psoriatic arthritis and in the psoriasis phenotype'. Arthritis and rheumatism, 64 (4):1134-1144. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Kirby, B. (2012) 'The psych and inflammatory skin disease'. British Journal of Dermatology, 166 (5). Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Sadlier, M. and Lally, A. and Kirby, B. (2012) 'Malignancies developing in obese patients with psoriasis while on antitumour necrosis factor-α therapies: A case series'. British Journal of Dermatology, 167 (4):937-938. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Winchester R, Minevich G, Steshenko V, Kirby B, Kane D, Greenberg DA, Fitzgerald O; (2011) 'HLA associations reveal genetic heterogeneity in psoriatic arthritis and in the psoriasis phenotype'. Arthritis Rheumatology, . [Details]
Mumtaz, A,Gallagher, P,Kirby, B,Waxman, R,Coates, LC,Veale, JD,Helliwell, P,FitzGerald, O; (2011) 'Development of a preliminary composite disease activity index in psoriatic arthritis'. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 70 :272-277. [DOI] [Details]
Hogan, AE,Tobin, AM,Ahern, T,Corrigan, MA,Gaoatswe, G,Jackson, R,O'Reilly, V,Lynch, L,Doherty, DG,Moynagh, PN,Kirby, B,O'Connell, J,O'Shea, D; (2011) 'Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and the regulation of human invariant natural killer T cells: lessons from obesity, diabetes and psoriasis'. Diabetologia, 54 :2745-2754. [DOI] [Details]
A, Gallagher P, Kirby B, Waxman R, Coates LC, Veale J D, Helliwell P, FitzGerald O; (2011) 'Development of a preliminary composite disease activity index in psoriatic arthritis'. Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, . [Details]
Hogan AE, Tobin AM, Ahern T, Corrigan MA, Gaoatswe G, Jackson R, O'Reilly V, Lynch L, Doherty DG, Moynagh PN, Kirby B, O'Connell J, O'Shea D.; (2011) 'Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and the regulation of human invariant natural killer T cells: lessons from obesity, diabetes and psoriasis'. Diabetologia, 54 (11):2745-2754. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Tobin AM, Veale DJ, Fitzgerald O, Rogers S, Collins P, O'Shea D, Kirby B; (2010) 'Cardiovascular disease and risk factors in patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis'. Rheumatology, 37 (7):1386-1394. [DOI] [Details]
Genetic Analysis of Psoriasis Consortium & the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2, Strange A, Capon F, Spencer CC, Knight J, Weale ME, Allen MH, Barton A, Band G, Bellenguez C, Bergboer JG, Blackwell JM, Bramon E, Bumpstead SJ, Casas JP, Cork MJ, Corvin A, Deloukas P, Dilthey A, Duncanson A, Edkins S, Estivill X, FitzGerald O, Freeman C, Giardina E, Gray E, Hofer A, Hüffmeier U, Hunt SE, Irvine AD, Jankowski J, Kirby B, Langford C, Lascorz J, Leman J, Leslie S, Mallbris L, Markus HS, Mathew CG, McLean WH, McManus R, Mössner R, Moutsianas L, Naluai AT, Nestle FO, Novelli G, Onoufriadis A, Palmer CN, Perricone C, Pirinen M, Plomin R, Potter SC, Pujol RM, Rautanen A, Riveira-Munoz E, Ryan AW, Salmhofer W, Samuelsson L, Sawcer SJ, Schalkwijk J, Smith CH, Ståhle M, Su Z, Tazi-Ahnini R, Traupe H, Viswanathan AC, Warren RB, Weger W, Wolk K, Wood N, Worthington J, Young HS, Zeeuwen PL, Hayday A, Burden AD, Griffiths CE, Kere J, Reis A, McVean G, Evans DM, Brown MA, Barker JN, Peltonen L, Donnelly P, Trembath RC; (2010) 'A genome-wide association study identifies new psoriasis susceptibility loci and an interaction between HLA-C and ERAP1'. Nature Genetics, . [Details]
O¿Kane M, Markham T, McEvoy AN, Fearon U, Veale DJ, Fitzgerald O, Kirby B, Murphy EP.; (2008) 'Increased expression of the orphan nuclear receptor NURR1 in psoriasis and modulation following TNF-alpha inhibition'. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, . [Details]
Zhao Y, Terron-Kwiatkowski A, Liao H, Lee SP, Allen MH, Hull PR, Campbell LE, Trembath RC, Capon F, Griffiths CE, Burden D, McManus R, Hughes R, Kirby B, Rogers SF, Fitzgerald O, Kane D, Barker JN, Palmer CN, Irvine AD, Irwin McLean WH.; (2007) 'Filaggrin Null Alleles Are Not Associated with Psoriasis'. Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 127 :1878-1882. [Details]
Allen, MH; Zhao, Y; Terron-Kwiatkowski, A; Liao, H; Lee, SP; Hull, PR; Campbell, LM; Trembath, RC; Capon, F; ORegan, G; Griffiths, CEM; Burden, D; McManus, R; Hughes, R; Kirby, B; Fitzgerald, O; Kane, D; Irvine, AD; Palmer, CNA; Barker, JNWN; McLean, WHI; ; (2007) 'Psoriasis shows no association with laggrin-null alleles'. British Journal of Dermatology, 156 :1111-1111. [Details]
Hughes, R; Murphy, G; Kirby, B; ; (2007) 'Solar urticaria successfully treated with intravenous immunoglobulin'. J Am Acad Dermatol, 56 :167-16. [Details]
Hughes, R; Ward, D; Tobin, AM; Keegan, K; Kirby, B; ; (2007) 'The use of alternative medicine in pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis'. Pediatr Dermatol, 24 :118-120. [Details]
O'Kane, M; Kirby, B; FitzGerald, O; McEvoy, A; Murphy, E; ; (2006) 'Corticotropin-releasing hormone, corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor and NURR1 are increased in psoriasis lesional skin'. British Journal of Dermatology, 155 (1):254-255. [Details]
Healy CM, Tobin AM, Kirby B, Flint SR. ; (2006) 'Oral lesions as an initial manifestation of dermatomyositis with occult malignancy'. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiolog, 101 :184-187. [Details]
Hughes R, Harries M, Chalmers RJ, Kirby B. ; (2006) 'Folic acid supplementation and methotrexate therapy for psoriasis'. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 55 :366-367. [Details]
O'Kane, M; Kirby, B; Fitzgerald, O; Mcevoy, A; Murphy, EP; ; (2006) 'Altered expression of corticotropin-releasing hormone, corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor and NURR1 in psoriasis'. British Journal of Dermatology, 155 (NA):30-30. [Details]
O'Kane, M., Murphy, E.P. & Kirby, B.; (2006) 'The role of Corticotropin Releasing Hormone in immune-mediated cutaneous disease'. Experimental Dematology, :143-153. [Details]
O'Kane, M; Kirby, B; Fitzgerald, O; Veale, D; Markham, T; Murphy, E; ; (2004) 'Corticotropin-releasing hormone - a possible role in psoriasis'. British Journal of Dermatology, 151 (NA):49-49. [Details]
O'Kane, M; Kirby, B; Fitzgerald, O; Veale, D; Markham, T; Murphy, E; ; (2004) 'Corticotropin-releasing hormone - a possible role in psoriasis'. British Journal of Dermatology, 151 (NA):49-49. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

O'Kane, M., Murphy, E., Fitzgerald, O., McEvoy, A. & Kirby, B.; Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), CRH receptor (CRH-R) and NURR1 are increased in psoriasis, further evidence of a brain-skin axis? British Journal of Dermatology [Details]
O'Kane, M., Markham, T., McEvoy, A. N., Fearon, U., Veale, D. J., FitzGerald, O., Kirby, B., Murphy, E. P., ; (2008) Journal of Investigative Dermatology Increased expression of the orphan nuclear receptor NURR1 in psoriasis and modulation following TNF-alpha inhibition , pp.300-310 [Details]
O'Kane, M., Kirby, B., FitzGerald, O. & Murphy, E.P.; (2006) Corticotropin-releasing hormone, corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor and NURR1 are increased in psoriasis lesional skin British Journal of Dermatology [Details]
Kjens LL, Kirby BM, Welsh EM, Veldhuis JDF, McIntyre SS, Yang D, Lefebvre P, Butler PC; (1999) A low dose bolus of alloxan to cause partial beta cell loss results in pattern of insulin secretion comparable to that present in type 2 diabetes American Diabetes Association Annual Meeting [Details]
                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests

Research Projects

Sponsor : University College Dublin Foundation Ltd.
Title : Newman Fellowship in Dermatology
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-10 / 31-AUG-12
Sponsor : Health Research Board (HRB)
Title : The effect of Vitamin D supplementation and phototherapy on serum cytokines in psoriasis
Start Date / End Date : 25-JUN-12 / 25-SEP-12
Sponsor : Health Research Board (HRB)
Title : Innate immune dysfunction in psoriasis
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-12 / 28-FEB-16
Sponsor : Health Research Board (HRB)
Title : Role of microRNA in psoriasis
Start Date / End Date : 03-JUN-13 / 13-SEP-13
Sponsor : Merck Sharp & Dohme (Ireland)
Title : Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 Inhibition in Psoriasis patients with diabetes (DIP): A Randomized Clincal Trial
Start Date / End Date : 08-NOV-13 / 30-SEP-15
Sponsor : British Skin Foundation, UK
Title : Immune dysregulation in hidradenitis suppurativa
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUL-14 / 30-JUN-16
Sponsor : University College Dublin Foundation Ltd.
Title : Relationship of psoriasis to associated metabolic conditions
Start Date / End Date : 13-JUL-15 / 12-JUL-16
Sponsor : University College Dublin Foundation Ltd.
Title : The effect of anti-IL-17 therapy on the microenvironment of psoriasis
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUL-15 / 30-JUN-17