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Dr. Adam Dyer

Clinical Lecturer (Medical Gerontology)


Adam Dyer is an ICAT fellow and SpR in Geriatric Medicine/GIM (2021-28). Adam graduated from Medicine (TCD) in 2017 and holds Masters degrees in Neuroscience (Intercalated MSc) and Medical Gerontology (Research MSc) in addition to a Postgraduate Certificate in Statistics. Adam has published over 60 journal papers and his translational immunology research focuses on exploring the impact of age and frailty on immune system variability and how this variability influences the pathogenesis and progression of age-related disease - in particular cognitive impairment and dementia due to alzheimer disease.
 Defining the Role of Viral Infections in Early Alzheimer Disease (DRIVE-AD)
 COVID-19 in Nursing Home Residents: Predicting Disease Severity, Outcomes and Antiviral Immune Responses (NH-COVAIR & NH-IMMUNE Studies)
 Exploring Novel Biomarkers of Brain Health in Diabetes (ENBIND)
 Translating Inflammatory Biomarkers to Predict Disease Progression and Adverse Events in Mild-Moderate Alzheimer Disease (TIDE-AD)
 Investigating the Impact of Age and Frailty on Innate Immune Responses (FRAIL-INNATE

Details Date
SpR Representative, Irish Gerontological Society (IGS) National Executive Committee (NEC) 2021
Editorial Fellow, Age & Ageing (Journal) 2022
Editorial Board Member, BMC Geriatrics 2021
Details Date From Date To
British Geriatrics Society 2022 Present
Irish Gerontological Society 2021 Present
Adam H Dyer, Helene McNulty, Aoife Caffrey, Shane Gordon, Eamon Laird, Leane Hoey, Catherine F Hughes, Mary Ward, J J Strain, Maurice O'Kane, Fergal Tracey, Anne M Molloy, Conal Cunningham, Kevin McCarroll, Low-Grade systemic inflammation is associated with domain-specific cognitive performance and cognitive decline in older adults: Data from the TUDA study, Neurobiol Aging, 2024, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Adam H Dyer, Claire Murphy, Helena Dolphin, Laura Morrison, Robert Briggs, Brian Lawlor, Sean P Kennelly; NILVAD Study Group, Long-term antipsychotic use, orthostatic hypotension and falls in older adults with Alzheimer's disease, European Geriatric Medicine, 2024, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Helena Dolphin, Adam H Dyer, Laura Morrison, Susan D Shenkin, Tomas Welsh, Sean P Kennelly, New horizons in the diagnosis and management of Alzheimer"s Disease in older adults, Age and Ageing, 53, (2), 2024, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Belinda Hernández, Adam H Dyer, Ciaran Finucane, Bernardo Nipoti, Roman Romero-Ortuno, Richard Reilly, Rose Anne Kenny, The Impact of Type 2 Diabetes on Peripheral and Cerebral Haemodynamic Responses to Active Stand, The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 2024, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Dolphin H, Dyer AH, McHale C, O'Dowd S, Kennelly SP, An Update on Apathy in Alzheimer's Disease, Geriatrics (Basel), 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Murphy C, Dyer AH, Lawlor B, Kennelly SP, for the NILVAD study group, What is the impact of ongoing statin use on cognitive decline and dementia progression in older adults with mild-moderate Alzheimer disease?, PLoS ONE, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Heike C. Hawerkamp, Adam H. Dyer, Neha D. Patil, Matt McElheron, Niamh O'dowd, Laura O'doherty, Aisling Ui Mhaonaigh, Angel M. George, Aisling M. O'halloran, Conor Reddy, Rose Anne Kenny, Mark A. Little, Ignacio Martin-Loeches, Colm J. Bergin, Sean Kennelly, Seamas C. Donnelly, Nollaig Bourke, Aideen Long, Jacklyn Sui, Derek G. Doherty, Niall Conlon, Cliona Ni Cheallaigh and Padraic Fallon, Characterisation of the Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine Signature in Severe COVID-19, Frontiers in Immunology , 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Dolphin H, Dyer AH, Dukelow T, Finucane C, Commins S, Kennelly SP, Safety and Feasibility of Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Mild Cognitive Impairment: VINCI-AD Study Protocol, BMC Neurology, 2023, Journal Article, ACCEPTED
Dyer AH, Dolphin H, Welsh T, Soysal P, Roitto HM, Religa D, Kennelly SP, EuGMS Special Interest Group in Dementia, Emerging Disease Modifying Therapies for Older Adults with Alzheimer Disease: Perspectives from the EuGMS Special Interest Group in Dementia, EUROPEAN GERIATRIC MEDICINE, 2023, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
Gordon Greville, Sinead Cremen, Shauna O'Neill, Sarah Azarian, Gareth Brady, William McCormack, Adam H Dyer, Nollaig M Bourke, Olivier Touzelet, David Courtney, Ultan F Power, Paul Dowling, Tom K Gallagher, Connor G G Bamford, Mark W Robinson, Type 1 interferon auto-antibodies are elevated in patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis, Clin Exp Immunol ., 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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R Penfold, AH Dyer, Editor's View: June 2023, AGE AND AGEING, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Midlife Diabetes and the Risk of Dementia: Understanding the Link in, editor(s)Colin R. Martin, Victor R. Preedy , The Neuroscience of Dementia, Elsevier, 2020, [Sean Kennelly, Adam H Dyer], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED


Award Date
O'Morain Research Medal & Bursary (TUH) 2022
President's Prize, Irish Gerontological Society 2019
Connolly Norman Medal in Mental Disease (TCD) 2017
John Fleetwood Medal in Gerontology 2016
De Renzy Prize in Public Healthy and Primary Care 2016
George Mullet Prize in Clinical Psychiatry 2016
Novartis Prize in Neuroscience 2015
Amulree Prize in Geriatric Medicine, Runner Up 2015
Sheppard Memorial Prize in General Practice 2015
Mary Ward Prize in Traffic Medicine 2015
Health Research Board Student Scholar 2015
Walter Smith Prize in Pharmacology & Therapeutics 2014
British Pharmacological Society Undergraduate Prize 2014
William Fearon Medal in Biochemistry 2013
Scholar of Trinity College Dublin 2013
Henry Hutchinson Medical Scholarship 2012
John Purser Medal in Physiology and Biochemistry 2012