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Trinity Academic Gastroenterology Group

Irish Laboratory Awards 2013What is TAGG?

Trinity Academic Gastroenterology Group (TAGG) is an active research and clinical team working collaboratively at the Adelaide & Meath Hospital incorporating the National Children’s Hospital (AMNCH) and St James’s Hospital Dublin with Trinity College Dublin. TAGG is affiliated with Trinity Health Ireland (THI). Our vision is of excellence and innovation in service delivery and research in Gastroenterology.

Who we are

We are a multidisciplinary team comprising Gastroenterologists, Surgeons, Medical Physicists, Nutritionists, Nurses, Engineers, Scientists and Allied Health Professionals. Our principal investigators (PIs) collaborate with national and international colleagues across Europe, North America, Canada and Ireland as well as with small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and Industry partners.  Profiles of TAGG members may be found here.

Mission Statement

  • To develop an academic research centre, availing of Trinity Health Ireland’s recent approval to provide the ideal clinical platform to support a world class gastroenterology research programme.
  • To create an environment where clinical excellence is supported and maintained by ongoing bi-directional academic achievement through a research-led care model.
  • TAGG’s research themes align with the key Trinity College Dublin research thematic areas of next-generation medical devices, immunology and infection, cancer and ageing. TAGG will address key questions in these thematic areas by employing its combined strengths in world-class research, clinical expertise, multidisciplinary membership and our links and partnerships. These links include the Institute of Molecular Medicine and the Trinity Translational Medicine Centre as well as National and International partners.


Last updated 23 November 2016 by Web Author (Email).