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Professor Ross Mc Manus

Professor in Molecular Medicine (Clinical Medicine)
TRINITY CENTRE, S J H

Professor in Molecular Medicine (Molecular Medicine Ireland)

  Autoimmunity   Chronic inflamation   Coeliac disease   GENE EXPRESSION ANALYSIS   GENE POLYMORPHISM   Genetic Analysis of Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SARS)   Genetic Mapping, Gene Sequence   Genetics   Genetics of inflammatory disease   Genomes, Genomics   Genomic structure and function, molecular approaches to gene function   Inflammatory bowel disease   Molecular Genetics   PSORIASIS   SEPSIS
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Member of Molecular Medicine Ireland (MMI) Education Committee 2003 - present
Council member, Irish Society of Human Genetics 2004 - 2008
Member, Scientific Committee, FINBAR, all-Ireland genetic epidemiology study of oesophageal cancer 2003-present
Member, PHG Funded PI's and Researchers, All Researchers funded under Cycle 3 PRTLI - Programme for Human Genomics
Member of LIPGENE WP1.1. Genetic association study of candidate genes in the Metabolic Syndrome in a large French cohort. 2004 - 2009
Member of Eurolife Network of European Universities in the Life Sciences Steering Committee 2005 - present
Chairperson of Eurolife Joint Educational Programme in Translational and Experimental Medicine 2008 - present
Coordinator, Eurolife Network 2009-2011
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American Society of Human Genetics 2003 present
Irish Society of Human Genetics 2001 present
European Society of Human Genetics 2005 present
Irish Society of Immunology 2008 present
Leahy TR, McManus R, Doherty DG, Grealy R, Coulter T, Smyth P, Blackshields G, Sheils O, Carr MJ, Purandare N, Geary M, Hodemaekers HM, Janssen R, Bont L, Slattery D, Ryan T, Interleukin-15 is associated with disease severity in viral bronchiolitis., The European respiratory journal, 47, (1), 2016, p212-22 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Coleman C, Quinn E.M, Ryan A.W, Conroy J, Trimble V, Mahmud N, Kennedy N, Corvin A.P, Morris D.W, Donohoe G, O'Morain C, MacMathuna P, Byrnes V, Kiat C, Trynka G, Wijmenga C, Kelleher D, Ennis S, Anney R.J.L, McManus R, Common polygenic variation in coeliac disease and confirmation of ZNF335 and NIFA as disease susceptibility loci, Molecular Psychiatry, 24, 2016, p291 - 297, Journal Article, IN_PRESS  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Bowes, J. Budu-Aggrey, A. Huffmeier, U. Uebe, S. Steel, K. Hebert, H.L. Wallace, C. Massey, J. Bruce, I.N. Bluett, J. Feletar, M. Morgan, A.W. Marzo-Ortega, H. Donohoe, G. Morris, D.W. Helliwell, P. Ryan, A.W. Kane, D. Warren, R.B. Korendowych, E. Alenius, G.-M. Giardina, E. Packham, J. McManus, R. Fitzgerald, O. McHugh, N. Brown, M.A. Ho, P. Behrens, F. Burkhardt, H. Reis, A. Barton, A., Dense genotyping of immune-related susceptibility loci reveals new insights into the genetics of psoriatic arthritis, Nature Communications, 6, 2015, p6046-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Palles C, Chegwidden L, Li X, Findlay JM, Farnham G, Castro Giner F, Peppelenbosch MP, Kovac M, Adams CL, Prenen H, Briggs S, Harrison R, Sanders S, MacDonald D, Haigh C, Tucker A, Love S, Nanji M, deCaestecker J, Ferry D, Rathbone B, Hapeshi J, Barr H, Moayyedi P, Watson P, Zietek B, Maroo N, Gay L, Underwood T, Boulter L, McMurtry H, Monk D, Patel P, Ragunath K, Al Dulaimi D, Murray I, Koss K, Veitch A, Trudgill N, Nwokolo C, Rembacken B, Atherfold P, Green E, Ang Y, Kuipers EJ, Chow W, Paterson S, Kadri S, Beales I, Grimley C, Mullins P, Beckett C, Farrant M, Dixon A, Kelly S, Johnson M, Wajed S, Dhar A, Sawyer E, Roylance R, Onstad L, Gammon MD, Corley DA, Shaheen NJ, Bird NC, Hardie LJ, Reid BJ, Ye W, Liu G, Romero Y, Bernstein L, Wu AH, Casson AG, Fitzgerald R, Whiteman DC, Risch HA, Levine DM, Vaughan TL, Verhaar AP, van den Brande J, Toxopeus EL, Spaander MC, Wijnhoven BP, van der Laan LJ, Krishnadath K, Wijmenga C, Trynka G, McManus R, Reynolds JV, O'Sullivan J, MacMathuna P, McGarrigle SA, Kelleher D, Vermeire S, Cleynen I, Bisschops R, Tomlinson I, Jankowski J, Polymorphisms Near TBX5 and GDF7 Are Associated With Increased Risk for Barrett's Esophagus., Gastroenterology, 148, (2), 2015, p367-78 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Quinn EM, McManus R, Quality Control and Analysis of NGS RNA Sequencing Data., Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1326, 2015, p217-32 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Coleman C, Quinn EM, McManus R, Quality Control Procedures for High-Throughput Genetic Association Studies., Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1326, 2015, p203-15 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Molloy B, Freeley M, Long A, McManus R, Candidate Gene Knockdown in Celiac Disease., Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1326, 2015, p159-73 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Molloy B, McManus R, Cloning Gene Variants and Reporter Assays., Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 1326, 2015, p117-30 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Quinn EM, Coleman C, Molloy B, Dominguez Castro P, Cormican P, Trimble V, Mahmud N, McManus R, Transcriptome Analysis of CD4+ T Cells in Coeliac Disease Reveals Imprint of BACH2 and IFN" Regulation., PloS one, 10, (10), 2015, pe0140049 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Saunders SP, Moran T, Floudas A, Wurlod F, Kaszlikowska A, Salimi M, Quinn EM, Oliphant CJ, Núñez G, McManus R, Hams E, Irvine AD, McKenzie AN, Ogg GS, Fallon PG, Spontaneous atopic dermatitis is mediated by innate immunity, with the secondary lung inflammation of the atopic march requiring adaptive immunity., The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 2015, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
  

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Feighery CF, McManus R, Recent advances in the genetic understanding of coeliac disease, Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 68, 2009, p1 - 5, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Kelleher D, McManus R., Mechanisms of steroid action and resistance in inflammatory bowel disease , Falk Symposia, 2005, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Kelleher D, Farrell R, McManus R, Pharmacogenetics of inflammatory bowel disease, in 'Inflammatory bowel disease - crossroads between microbes, epithelium and immune systems' , Novartis Foundation Symposium , 263, 2004, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
McManus R, Kelleher D. , Celiac disease - the villain unmasked? , New England Journal of Medicine, 348, 2003, p2573 - 2574, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
McManus R, Mechanisms of Steroid Action and Resistance in Inflammation and Disease., Journal of Endocrinology, 178, (1), 2003, p1-4 , Notes: [(Invited meeting review). PMID: 12844329 ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED

  

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Wellcome Trust / Health Research Board 'New Blood' Fellowship 1998
Science Foundation Ireland Principal Investigator 2010
Fellow, Trinity College Dublin 2009
I am interested in the genetics/genomics of common diseases with an inflammatory component, particularly coeliac disease, inflammatory bowel disease and sepsis. We currently also have programmes into the genetic basis of psoriasis and oesophageal cancers in conjunction with collaborators nationwide and in Europe.