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Professor Michael Gill

Professor Consultant (Psychiatry)

Head of School of Medicine (School Office - Medicine)
Head of School of Medicine (Molecular Medicine Ireland)

Professor Michael Gill (MD, MRCPsych FTCD) is Professor of Psychiatry and Head of Discipline at Trinity College Dublin and Consultant Psychiatrist at St James' Hospital. He leads the Neuropsychiatric Genetics Research Group which conducts ongoing Phenotypic and Genomic investigations into Autism, Psychosis and ADHD. The goal of this research is to identify and investigate the function of genetic variation contributing to disease risk as a means of improving understanding of disease biology, developing better methods of diagnosis, and establishing new therapeutic approaches. The group has played a significant role in large collaborative genomics studies and has been part of several significant discoveries in recent years published in journals such as Nature, Nature Genetics, Archives of General Psychiatry and the British and American Journals of Psychiatry. In 2012 he was appointed as Director and Principle Investigator of the Dublin Centre for Clinical Research that includes the network of four CRFs at TCD, UCD and RCSI and the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility at St. James' Hospital which opened in 2013 and after two years in operation has over 80 studies on its books. He is Co-Director of the recently funded HRB Clinical Research Coordination Ireland, supporting coordinated multisite clinical trials in Ireland; Executive committee member of the HRB Trials Methodology Research Network and the TCD lead in the National Health Innovation Hub. He is a Board member of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and of Molecular Medicine Ireland.
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Member, DMMC Gene Bank Management Group, A trans-institutional committee with responsibility for providing strategic and scientific direction in the management of DMMC's combined bioresource collections.
Member, Cycle 2 PI's & Researchers, All Cycle 2 Researchers & PI's
Donohoe, G. and Holland, J. and Mothersill, D. and McCarthy-Jones, S. and Cosgrove, D. and Harold, D. and Richards, A. and Mantripragada, K. and Owen, M.J. and O'Donovan, M.C. and Wtccc2 and Gill, M. and Corvin, A. and Morris, D.W., Genetically predicted complement component 4A expression: effects on memory function and middle temporal lobe activation, Psychological Medicine, 2018, p1-10 , Notes: [cited By 0; Article in Press], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Hawi Z, Bellgrove M, Kirley A, Barry E, Heron E, Fitzgerald M, Gill M, Linkage disequilibrium mapping of multi markers in 11 noradrenergic and SNAP-25 genes: evidence of linkage and association with SLC6A2, ADRA1A, ADRA1B, ADRA2B, DBH and SNAP-25 with ADHD, Americal Journal of Medical Genetics, 2017, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Fabbri C, Hosak L, Mössner R, Giegling I, Mandelli L, Bellivier F, Claes S, Collier D.A, Corrales A, Delisi L.E, Gallo C, Gill M, Kennedy J.L, Leboyer M, Lisoway A, Maier W, Marquez M, Massat I, Mors O, Muglia P, Nöthen M.M, O†Donovan M.C, Ospina-Duque J, Propping P, Shi Y, St Clair D, Thibaut F, Cichon S, Mendlewicz J, Rujescu D, Serretti A, Consensus paper of the WFSBP Task Force on Genetics: Genetics, epigenetics and gene expression markers of major depressive disorder and antidepressant response, World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 18, (1), 2017, p5 - 28, Notes: [Export Date: 27 January 2017], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Giegling I, Hosak L, Mössner R, Serretti A, Bellivier F, Claes S, Collier D.A, Corrales A, DeLisi L.E, Gallo C, Gill M, Kennedy J.L, Leboyer M, Maier W, Marquez M, Massat I, Mors O, Muglia P, Nöthen M.M, Ospina-Duque J, Owen M.J, Propping P, Shi Y, St Clair D, Thibaut F, Cichon S, Mendlewicz J, O'Donovan M.C, Rujescu D, Genetics of schizophrenia: A consensus paper of the WFSBP Task Force on Genetics, WFSBP Consensus Paper , 2017, p492-505 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Bralten J, Franke B, Waldman I, Roommelse N, Hartman C, Asherson P, Banaschewski T, Ebstein R, Gill M, Miranda A, Oades R, Roeyers H, Rothenberger A, Sergeant J, Oosterlaan J, Sonuga-Barke E, Steinhausen H, Faraone S, Buitelaar J, Arias-Vasquez A. , Genetics pathways for ADHD show association to hyperactive/impulsive symptoms. , Biological Psychiatry, 2017, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Milaneschi, Y. and Lamers, F. and Peyrot, W.J. and Baune, B.T. and Breen, G. and Dehghan, A. and Forstner, A.J. and Grabe, H.J. and Homuth, G. and Kan, C. and Lewis, C. and Mullins, N. and Nauck, M. and Pistis, G. and Preisig, M. and Rivera, M. and Rietschel, M. and Streit, F. and Strohmaier, J. and Teumer, A. and Van Der Auwera, S. and Wray, N.R. and Boomsma, D.I. and Penninx, B.W.J.H. and Ripke, S. and Mattheisen, M. and Trzaskowski, M. and Byrne, E.M. and Abdellaoui, A. and Adams, M.J. and Agerbo, E. and Air, T.M. and Andlauer, T.F.M. and Bacanu, S.-A. and Bakvad-Hansen, M. and Beekman, A.T.F. and Bigdeli, T.B. and Binder, E.B. and Blackwood, D.H.R. and Bryois, J. and Buttenschon, H.N. and Bybjerg-Grauholm, J. and Cai, N. and Castelao, E. and Christensen, J.H. and Clarke, T.-K. and Coleman, J.R.I. and Colodro-Conde, L. and Couvy-Duchesne, B. and Craddock, N. and Crawford, G.E. and Davies, G. and Deary, I.J. and Degenhardt, F. and Derks, E.M. and Direk, N. and Dolan, C.V. and Dunn, E.C. and Eley, T.C. and Escott-Price, V. and Kiadeh, F.F.H. and Finucane, H.K. and Frank, J. and Gaspar, H.A. and Gill, M. and Goes, F.S. and Gordon, S.D. and Grove, J. and Hall, L.S. and Hansen, C.S. and Hansen, T.F. and Herms, S. and Hickie, I.B. and Hoffmann, P. and Horn, C. and Hottenga, J.-J. and Hougaard, D.M. and Ising, M. and Jansen, R. and Jorgenson, E. and Knowles, J.A. and Kohane, I.S. and Kraft, J. and Kretzschmar, W.W. and Krogh, J. and Kutalik, Z. and Li, Y. and Lind, P.A. and MacIntyre, D.J. and MacKinnon, D.F. and Maier, R.M. and Maier, W. and Marchini, J. and Mbarek, H. and McGrath, P. and McGuffin, P. and Medland, S.E. and Mehta, D. and Middeldorp, C.M. and Mihailov, E. and Milani, L. and Mondimore, F.M. and Montgomery, G.W. and Mostafavi, S. and Ng, B. and Nivard, M.G. and Nyholt, D.R. and O'Reilly, P.F. and Oskarsson, H. and Owen, M.J. and Painter, J.N. and Pedersen, C.B. and Pedersen, M.G. and Peterson, R.E. and Pettersson, E. and Posthuma, D. and Quiroz, J.A. and Qvist, P. and Rice, J.P. and Riley, B.P. and Mirza, S.S. and Schoevers, R. and Schulte, E.C. and Shen, L. and Shi, J. and Shyn, S.I. and Sigurdsson, E. and Sinnamon, G.C.B. and Smit, J.H. and Smith, D.J. and Stefansson, H. and Steinberg, S. and Tansey, K.E. and Teismann, H. and Thompson, W. and Thomson, P.A. and Thorgeirsson, T.E. and Traylor, M. and Treutlein, J. and Trubetskoy, V. and Uitterlinden, A.G. and Umbricht, D. and Van Hemert, A.M. and Viktorin, A. and Visscher, P.M. and Wang, Y. and Webb, B.T. and Weinsheimer, S.M. and Wellmann, J. and Willemsen, G. and Witt, S.H. and Wu, Y. and Xi, H.S. and Yang, J. and Zhang, F. and Arolt, V. and Berger, K. and Cichon, S. and Dannlowski, U. and De Geus, E.J.C. and DePaulo, J.R. and Domenici, E. and Domschke, K. and Esko, T. and Hamilton, S.P. and Hayward, C. and Heath, A.C. and Kendler, K.S. and Kloiber, S. and Lewis, G. and Li, Q.S. and Lucae, S. and Madden, P.A.F. and Magnusson, P.K. and Martin, N.G. and McIntosh, A.M. and Metspalu, A. and Mors, O. and Mortensen, P.B. and Muller-Myhsok, B. and Nordentoft, M. and Nothen, M.M. and O'Donovan, M.C. and Paciga, S.A. and Pedersen, N.L. and Perlis, R.H. and Porteous, D.J. and Potash, J.B. and Schaefer, C. and Schulze, T.G. and Smoller, J.W. and Stefansson, K. and Tiemeier, H. and Uher, R. and Volzke, H. and Weissman, M.M. and Werge, T. and Levinson, D.F. and Borglum, A.D. and Sullivan, P.F., Genetic association of major depression with a typical features and obesity-related immunometabolic dysregulations, JAMA Psychiatry, 74, (12), 2017, p1214-1225 , Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Direk, N. and Williams, S. and Smith, J.A. and Ripke, S. and Air, T. and Amare, A.T. and Amin, N. and Baune, B.T. and Bennett, D.A. and Blackwood, D.H.R. and Boomsma, D. and Breen, G. and ButtenschÞn, H.N. and Byrne, E.M. and BÞrglum, A.D. and Castelao, E. and Cichon, S. and Clarke, T.-K. and Cornelis, M.C. and Dannlowski, U. and De Jager, P.L. and Demirkan, A. and Domenici, E. and van Duijn, C.M. and Dunn, E.C. and Eriksson, J.G. and Esko, T. and Faul, J.D. and Ferrucci, L. and Fornage, M. and de Geus, E. and Gill, M. and Gordon, S.D. and Grabe, H.J. and van Grootheest, G. and Hamilton, S.P. and Hartman, C.A. and Heath, A.C. and Hek, K. and Hofman, A. and Homuth, G. and Horn, C. and Jan Hottenga, J. and Kardia, S.L.R. and Kloiber, S. and Koenen, K. and Kutalik, Z. and Ladwig, K.-H. and Lahti, J. and Levinson, D.F. and Lewis, C.M. and Lewis, G. and Li, Q.S. and Llewellyn, D.J. and Lucae, S. and Lunetta, K.L. and MacIntyre, D.J. and Madden, P. and Martin, N.G. and McIntosh, A.M. and Metspalu, A. and Milaneschi, Y. and Montgomery, G.W. and Mors, O. and Mosley, T.H. and Murabito, J.M. and MÃŒller-Myhsok, B. and Nöthen, M.M. and Nyholt, D.R. and O'Donovan, M.C. and Penninx, B.W. and Pergadia, M.L. and Perlis, R. and Potash, J.B. and Preisig, M. and Purcell, S.M. and Quiroz, J.A. and RÀikkönen, K. and Rice, J.P. and Rietschel, M. and Rivera, M. and Schulze, T.G. and Shi, J. and Shyn, S. and Sinnamon, G.C. and Smit, J.H. and Smoller, J.W. and Snieder, H. and Tanaka, T. and Tansey, K.E. and Teumer, A. and Uher, R. and Umbricht, D. and Van der Auwera, S. and Ware, E.B. and Weir, D.R. and Weissman, M.M. and Willemsen, G. and Yang, J. and Zhao, W. and Tiemeier, H. and Sullivan, P.F., An Analysis of Two Genome-wide Association Meta-analyses Identifies a New Locus for Broad Depression Phenotype, Biological Psychiatry, 82, (5), 2017, p322-329 , Notes: [cited By 8], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Rivera, M. and Locke, A.E. and Corre, T. and Czamara, D. and Wolf, C. and Ching-Lopez, A. and Milaneschi, Y. and Kloiber, S. and Cohen-Woods, S. and Rucker, J. and Aitchison, K.J. and Bergmann, S. and Boomsma, D.I. and Craddock, N. and Gill, M. and Holsboer, F. and Hottenga, J.-J. and Korszun, A. and Kutalik, Z. and Lucae, S. and Maier, W. and Mors, O. and Muller-Myhsok, B. and Owen, M.J. and Penninx, B.W.J.H. and Preisig, M. and Rice, J. and Rietschel, M. and Tozzi, F. and Uher, R. and Vollenweider, P. and Waeber, G. and Willemsen, G. and Craig, I.W. and Farmer, A.E. and Lewis, C.M. and Breen, G. and McGuffin, P., Interaction between the FTO gene, body mass index and depression: Meta-analysis of 13701 individuals, British Journal of Psychiatry, 211, (2), 2017, p70-76 , Notes: [cited By 2], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Weiner DJ, Wigdor EM, Ripke S, Walters RK, Kosmicki JA, Grove J, Samocha KE, Goldstein JI, Okbay A, Bybjerg-Grauholm J, Werge T, Hougaard DM, Taylor J, iPSYCH-Broad Autism Group, Psychiatric Genomics Consortium Autism Group, Skuse D, Devlin B, Anney R, Sanders SJ, Bishop S, Mortensen PB, Børglum AD, Smith GD, Daly MJ, Robinson EB., Polygenic transmission disequilibrium confirms that common and rare variation act additively to create risk for autism spectrum disorders., Nature genetics, 49, (7), 2017, p978-985 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
McCarthy-Jones S, Smailes D, Corvin A, Gill M, Morris D.W, Dinan T.G, Murphy K.C, Anthony O′Neill F, Waddington J.L, Australian Schizophrenia Research Ban, Donohoe G, Dudley R, Occurrence and co-occurrence of hallucinations by modality in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, Psychiatry Research, 252, 2017, p154 - 160, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL

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215. Dagger D, Rogers C, Wade V, Gaffney C, Armstrong K, Fitxmaurice B, Gill M, Walsh E.(ed.), Proceedings of 2nd International Workshop on Personalisation for E-Health at the 11th International Conference on User Modelling,, corfu, Greece, 25-29 June 2007, 2007, Proceedings of a Conference, ACCEPTED
Corvin AP, McGhee K, Murphy K, Walsh C, Kenny N, Nangle J, Schwaiger S, Baldwin P, Scully P, Quinn J, Crumlish N, O'Callaghan E, Waddington J, Morris D, Gill M, Evidence for association and interaction between G72 and DAAO markers in an Irish case-control schizophrenia sample, American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, SEP 5, 138B, (1), 2005, pp25 - 25, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Hawi Z, Sheehan K, Conroy J, Lowe N, Kirley A, Seguardo R, Gallagher L, Shields D, Fitzgerald M, Gill M, Preferential transmission of paternal alleles at risk genes in ADHD, American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, SEP 5, 138B, (1), 2005, pp56 - 57, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Johnson KA, Bellgrove MA, Barry E, Cox M, Hawi Z, Kirley A, Robertson IH, Gill M, Movement variability in children with ADHD, American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, SEP 5, 138B, (1), 2005, pp57 - 57, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Lowe N, Hawi Z, Brophy K, Kirley A, Mullins C, Sheehen K, Fitzgerald M, Gill M, Phenotype : genotype analysis of DRD4, DRD5 and SNAP-25 in an Irish ADHD sample, American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, SEP 5, 138B, (1), 2005, pp59 - 59, Meeting Abstract, PUBLISHED
Corvin A, Gill M, Wright P in, editor(s)Padraig Wright, Julian Stern, Michael Phelan , Core Psychiatry, UK, Elsevier Saunders, 2004, pp35 - 53, [M. Gill], Notes: [ (], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED