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College Photo Name Feighery, Conleth Francis
Main Department Fellows Emeritii
College Title Fellow Emeritus
E-mail con.feighery@tcd.ie
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Web http://people.tcd.ie/cfighery
Fax +353 1 411 3008
 
Representations
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Copy, Inflammatory Lung Disease, Proposed workshop on inflammatory diseases of the lung.Includes clinicians presenting on their specific disease type to fundamental scientists.Objectives :To build links between fundamental and clinican scientistsTo look for opportunities for trans-institutional collaborationTo connect senior post-docs (emerging PI's) with clinician counterpart
 
Description of Research Interests
Since my appointment as Consultant Immunologist to St. James's Hospital and the former Federated Dublin Voluntary Hospitals (now Tallaght or AMNiCH hospital), I developed clinical and research interests in the following areas: PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISORDERS AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS, IN PARTICULAR CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASES WEGENER'S GRANULOMATOSIS COELIAC DISEASE. Since 1982, a busy clinical and laboratory Immunology service has evolved. The laboratory currently performs investigations on some 80,000 specimens per annum. A busy outpatient and daycare facility was established. In excess of 60 patients with primary immunodeficiency states attend the clinic and a home based therapy has been developed for patients with immunoglobulin deficiency states. Research has focused in particular on auto-immune disorders, with coeliac disease as the principal interest. However, research into other disorders including primary immunodeficiency states also continues.
 
Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
Mohamed BM, Feighery C, Coates C, O'Shea U, Delaney D, O'Briain S, Kelly J, Abuzakouk M. , The absence of a mucosal lesion on standard histological examination does not exclude diagnosis of celiac disease , Digestive Disease Science , 52, (1), 2008, p52 - 61
Bracken S, Bryne G, Kelly J, Jackson J, Feighery C , Altered gene expression in highly purified enterocytes from patients with active coeliac disease , BMC Genomics, 8, (9), 2008, p377-
Healy C, Abuzakouk M, Feighery C, Flint S, Acquired angioedema in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Oral Surgical Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiol Endod, 103, 2007, p29 - 32
van Heel DA, Franke L, Hunt KA, Gwilliam R, Zhernakova A, Inouye M, Wapenaar MC, Barnardo MC, Bethel G, Holmes G, FEIGHERY C, et al. , A genome-wide association study of celiac disease identifies risk variants in the region harboring IL2 and IL21 , Nature Genetics , 39, (7), 2007, p827 - 829
Doyle SL, Jefferies CA, Feighery C, O'Neill LA , Signaling by Toll-like receptors 8 and 9 requires Bruton's tyrosne kinase , Journal of Biological Chemistry, 282, (51), 2007, p36953 - 36960
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