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Professor Alan Irvine


PROFESSOR OF DERMATOLOGY (School Office - Medicine)

  atopy   DERMATITIS   DERMATOLOGY   eczema   Genetic/Molecular epidemiology   Genomic structure and function, molecular approaches to gene function   Human genetics   Mammilian and human genetics and genomics   Molecular population genetics
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Grant Reviewer: The Wellcome Trust, Medical Research Council (UK), The Italian National Telethon, DEBRA International, British Skin Foundation Current
Reviewer: The Journal of Investigative Dermatology, The British Journal of Dermatology, Experimental Dermatology, European Journal of Human Genetics, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, Journal of Allergy And Clinical Immunology, Allergy Current
Editorial Board: Journal of Lymphoedema 2007- present
Editorial Board Member: Faculty of 1000 Medicine (F1000), Paediatric Dermatology Section 2007- present
Editorial Board Member: Pediatric Dermatology 2006- present
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Association of Physicians of Great Britain & Ireland - Member 2008- Current
Royal College of Physicians of London - Fellow 2007- Current
The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland - Fellow 2004- Current
Society for Pediatric Dermatology - Member 2001- 2010
American Academy of Dermatology International - Fellow 2001- 2010
British Association of Dermatologists - Ordinary Member 2001- Current
Irish Association of Dermatologists - Member 1999- Current
Irish Society of Human Genetics - Member 1999- Current
British Society for Pediatric Dermatology - Member 1995 Current
Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland - Member 1998- Current
European Society for Dermatological Research - Member 1998- Current
Society for Investigative Dermatology - Member 1996- Current
British Society for Investigative Dermatology - Member 1996- Current
The Dowling Club - Member 1994- Current
Gerbens, L.A.A., Boyce, A.E., Wall, D., Barbarot, S., Booij, R.J., Deleuran, M., Middelkamp-Hup, M.A., Roberts, A., Vestergaard, C., Weidinger, S., Apfelbacher, C.J., Irvine, A.D., Schmitt, J., Williamson, P.R., Spuls, P.I., Flohr, C., TREatment of ATopic eczema (TREAT) Registry Taskforce: Protocol for an international Delphi exercise to identify a core set of domains and domain items for national atopic eczema registries, Trials, 18, (1), 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Kiely, M., O'Donovan, S.M., Kenny, L.C., Hourihane, J.O., Irvine, A.D., Murray, D.M., Vitamin D metabolite concentrations in umbilical cord blood serum and associations with clinical characteristics in a large prospective mother-infant cohort in Ireland, Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 167, 2017, p162-168 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Storan, E.R., Irvine, A.D., Access to Genetic Diagnostics for Genodermatoses: Who Should Get Tested? Why? Who Pays?, Pediatric Dermatology, 34, (1), 2017, p105-108 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Soblet, J., Kangas, J., Nätynki, M., Mendola, A., Helaers, R., Uebelhoer, M., Kaakinen, M., Cordisco, M., Dompmartin, A., Enjolras, O., Holden, S., Irvine, A.D., Kangesu, L., Léauté-Labrèze, C., Lanoel, A., Lokmic, Z., Maas, S., McAleer, M.A., Penington, A., Rieu, P., Syed, S., van der Vleuten, C., Watson, R., Fishman, S.J., Mulliken, J.B., Eklund, L., Limaye, N., Boon, L.M., Vikkula, M., Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus (BRBN) Syndrome Is Caused by Somatic TEK (TIE2) Mutations, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 137, (1), 2017, p207-216 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gilhooley, E., Gormally, S., Irvine, A., Lynch, S.A., Collins, S., FOXN1 Duplication and Congenital Hypertrichosis, Pediatric Dermatology, 34, (2), 2017, pe77-e79 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Samuelov, L., Li, Q., Bochner, R., Najor, N.A., Albrecht, L., Malchin, N., Goldsmith, T., Grafi-Cohen, M., Vodo, D., Fainberg, G., Meilik, B., Goldberg, I., Warshauer, E., Rogers, T., Edie, S., Ishida-Yamamoto, A., Burzenski, L., Erez, N., Murray, S.A., Irvine, A.D., Shultz, L., Green, K.J., Uitto, J., Sprecher, E., Sarig, O., SVEP1 plays a crucial role in epidermal differentiation, Experimental Dermatology, 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Kennedy, E.A., Connolly, J., Hourihane, J.O., Fallon, P.G., McLean, W.H.I., Murray, D., Jo, J.-H., Segre, J.A., Kong, H.H., Irvine, A.D., Skin microbiome before development of atopic dermatitis: Early colonization with commensal staphylococci at 2 months is associated with a lower risk of atopic dermatitis at 1 year, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 139, (1), 2017, p166-172 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Fleury, O.M., McAleer, M.A., Feuillie, C., Formosa-Dague, C., Sansevere, E., Bennett, D.E., Towell, A.M., McLean, W.H.I., Kezic, S., Robinson, D.A., Fallon, P.G., Foster, T.J., Dufrêne, Y.F., Irvine, A.D., Geoghegan, J.A., Clumping factor B promotes adherence of Staphylococcus aureus to corneocytes in atopic dermatitis, Infection and Immunity, 85, (6), 2017, ppii: e00994-16 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Murad, A., O'Regan, G., Watson, R., McDermott, M., O'Sullivan, M., Irvine, A.D., Erythema elevatum diutinum in a healthy child, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 42, (4), 2017, p434-436 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Lovgren, M.-L., McAleer, M.A., Irvine, A.D., Wilson, N.J., Tavadia, S., Schwartz, M.E., Cole, C., Sandilands, A., Smith, F.J.D., Zamiri, M., Mutations in desmoglein 1 cause diverse inherited palmoplantar keratoderma phenotypes: implications for genetic screening, British Journal of Dermatology, 176, (5), 2017, p1345-1350 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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Award Date
Fellowship (FRCP) Royal College of Physicians of London 2008
Paul Gerson Unna Prize 2007
Prix de La Foundation La Roche-Posay 2006
Fulbright Scholarship 2000
Geoffrey Dowling Fellowship, British Association of Dermatologists 2000
Canadian Dermatology Association Prize, Best paper presented at the British Association of Dermatologists Annual Meeting 2000
Young Investigator Fellowship, British Society for Investigative Dermatology 1999