Researchers at UCD

P Aidan McCormick

Newman Clinical Research Professor

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

Tel: 01 2638810


Consultant Hepatologist, Liver Unit, St Vincent¿s University Hospital, Dublin 4 and Newman Clinical

Research Prof, University College Dublin. 



Peer Reviewed Journals

Iqbal M, Elgaily E;Traynor O;McCormick PA (2016) 'Liver transplantation in Ireland'. Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, . [DOI] [Details]
Collison M; Chin JL; Abu Shanab A; Mac Nicholas R; Segurado R; Coughlan S; Connell J; Carr MJ; Merriman RB; McCormick PA; Hall WW (2015) 'Homozygosity for HLA group 2 alleles predicts treatment failure with interferon-α and ribavirin in chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection'. Journal of Interferon Cytokine Research, 35 (2):126-133. [DOI] [Details]
Gulmez SE, Larrey D;Pageaux GP;Bernuau J;Bissoli F;Horsmans Y;Thorburn D;McCormick PA;Stricker B;Toussi M;Lignot-Maleyran S;Micon S;Hamoud F;Lassalle R;Jov¿¿ J;Blin P;Moore N (2015) 'Liver transplant associated with paracetamol overdose: results from the seven-country SALT study'. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 80 (3):599-606. [DOI] [Details]
Chin JL, Chan G;Ryan JD;McCormick PA (2015) 'Spleen stiffness can non-invasively assess resolution of portal hypertension after liver transplantation'. Liver International, 35 (2):518-523. [DOI] [Details]
Lynch M, Higgins E;McCormick PA;Kirby B;Nolan N;Rogers S;Lally A;Vellinga A;Omar H;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. [DOI] [Details]
Chin JL, Hisamuddin SH;O'Sullivan A;Chan G;McCormick PA (2014) 'Thrombocytopenia, Platelet Transfusion, and Outcome Following Liver Transplantation'. Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis, . [DOI] [Details]
Sarwar S, Carey B;Hegarty JE;McCormick PA (2013) 'Low incidence of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in an unprophylaxed liver transplant cohort'. Transplant Infectious Disease, 15 (5):510-515. [DOI] [Details]
Sarwar S, Ryan EJ;Iqbal M;McCormick PA;O'Farrelly C;Hegarty J (2012) 'Rapid, early and sustained virological responses in a cohort of Irish patients treated with pegylated interferon and ribavirin for chronic hepatitis C virus infection'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 181 (1):53-58. [DOI] [Details]
Slattery E, Hegarty JE;McCormick PA (2012) 'It's a man's world: does orthotopic liver transplantation in the elderly male confer an additional risk on survival?'. Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie, 26 (10):697-700. [Details]
Chin JL, Nicholas RM;Russell J;Carr M;Connell J;Stewart S;McCormick PA (2012) 'Spontaneous clearance of hepatitis C infection after liver transplantation from IL28B rs12979860 CC donors'. European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 24 (9):1110-1112. [DOI] [Details]
Iqbal M, Cash WJ;Sarwar S;McCormick PA (2012) 'Paracetamol overdose: the liver unit perspective'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 181 (3):439-443. [DOI] [Details]
Morcos A, Nair S;Keane MP;McElvaney NG;McCormick PA (2012) 'Interstitial pneumonitis is a frequent complication in liver transplant recipients treated with sirolimus'. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 181 (2):231-235. [DOI] [Details]
McAleer MA, Mason DL;Cunningham S;O'Shea SJ;McCormick PA;Stone C;Collins P;Rogers S;Kirby B (2011) 'Alcohol misuse in patients with psoriasis: identification and relationship to disease severity and psychological distress'. British Journal of Dermatology, 164 (6):1256-1261. [DOI] [Details]
Cash WJ, Knisely AS;Waterhouse C;Iqbal M;Stokes V;Byrne B;McCormick PA (2011) 'Successful pregnancy after liver transplantation in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, type 1'. Pediatric Transplantation, 15 (8):1-6. [DOI] [Details]
Khaw YL, Nolan N;Heaslip I;McCormick PA;Sheahan K (2011) 'Primary intrahepatic small-cell carcinoma arising from combined hepatocellular and cholangiocarcinomas'. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 29 (21):1-3. [DOI] [Details]
Cash WJ, McConville P, McDermott E, McCormick PA, Callender ME, McDougall NI; (2010) 'Current concepts in the assessment and treatment of hepatic encephalopathy'. Qjm-An International Journal Of Medicine, 103 (1):9-16. [DOI] [Details]
Swan, Davina, Long, Jean, Carr, Olivia, Flanagan, Jean, Irish, H, Keating, Shay, Keavney, M, Lambert, J, McCormick, PA, McKiernan, Susan, Moloney, J, Perry, N, Cullen, Walter (2010) 'Barriers to and facilitators of hepatitis C testing, management, and treatment among current and former injecting drug users: a qualitative exploration'. AIDS Patient Care STDS, 24 (12):753-762. Available Online [Details]
O Riordan A., Johnston O., McMorrow T., Wynne K., Maguire P., Hegarty J.E., McCormick A., Watson A.J., Cagney G., Gallagher W.M. and Ryan M.P. ; (2008) 'Identification of Apolipoprotein AI as a serum biomarker of chronic kidney disease in liver transplant recipients, using proteomic techniques'. Proteomics Clinical Applications, 2 (8):1338-1348. [Details]
Lyons F, Hopkins S, Kelleher B, McGeary A, Sheehan G, Geoghegan J, Bergin C, Mulcahy FM, McCormick PA. ; (2006) 'Maternal hepatotoxicity with nevirapine as part of combination antiretroviral therapy in pregnancy'. HIV Medicine, 7 :255-260. [Details]
Malone DE, Staunton M, Dodd JD, McCormick PA, ; (2005) 'Finding evidence-based answers to practical questions in radiology: which patients with inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma will survive longer after transarterial chemoembolization?'. Radiology, 237 (2):404-413. [DOI] [Details]
O'Keeffe, C; Baird, AW; Nolan, N; Mccormick, PA; ; (2004) 'Cholestatic pruritus - the role of cutaneous mast cells and nerves'. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 19 (12):1293-1300. [Details]
O'Keeffe C, Baird AW, Nolan N, McCormick PA (2002) 'Mast cell hyperplasia in chronic rejection after liver transplantation'. Liver, 8 (1):50-57. [DOI] [Details]
McCormack G, Moriarty D, O'Donoghue DP, McCormick PA, Sheahan K, Baird AW (2001) 'Tissue cytokine and chemokine expression in inflammatory bowel disease'. Journal of Inflammation Research, 50 (10):491-495. [Details]

Conference Publications

O' Riordan A, McMorrow T, Johnston O, Gallagher W, Maguire P, Cagney G, Hegarty J, McCormick A, Watson AJ and Ryan MP.; (2006) Using SELDI-TOF-MS Apo A1 is a serum biomarker of chronic kidney disease, post orthotopic liver transplantation American Society of Nephrology [Details]


Ryan, C,De Gascun, CF,Powell, C,Sheahan, K,Mooney, EE,McCormick, A,Kirby, B (2011) Cytomegalovirus-induced cutaneous vasculopathy and perianal ulceration. Letters [DOI] [Details]


Chin JL, Chan G;Ryan JD;McCormick PA (2014) Why is spleen stiffness better at predicting large esophageal varices and variceal bleeders?. Comment [DOI] [Details]


Gray E, O'Leary A;Stewart S;Bergin C;Cannon M;Courtney G;Crosbie O;De Gascun CF;Feeney E;Houlihan DD;Kelleher B;Lambert JS;Lee J;Mallon P;McConkey S;McCormick A;McKiernan S;McNally C;Murray F;Sheehan G;Norris S;Fanning LJ; (2016) High mortality during direct acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C patients with Child's C cirrhosis: Results of the Irish Early Access Programme. LETTER [DOI] [Details]
Chin JL, Farrelly A;Chan G;Norris S;McCormick PA (2014) Liver stiffness changes during meal times. LETTER [DOI] [Details]
McCormick PA, Elrayah E;Hughes B;Schmidt D;Moloney J (2014) Letter: single liver stiffness measurement predicts liver-related mortality in chronic hepatitis C. LETTER [DOI] [Details]


Research Interests

Interests: Portal hypertension, hypersplenism,clinical trials in chronic liver disease and liver transplantation.

Research Projects

Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : Surgical Adhesions, a Novel Therapy; SANT
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-08 / 30-SEP-09
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : Surgical Adhesions, A Novel Therapy; SANT
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-08 / 30-SEP-09