Conal Cunningham
CLINICAL SENIOR LECTURER, Clinical Medicine

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Cunningham C.J, Research into "real world" older patients is needed, BMJ (Online), 353, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

E. Laird, M. C. Casey, M. Ward, L. Hoey, C. F. Hughes, K. Mccarroll, C. Cunningham, J. J. Strain, H. Mcnulty, A. M. Molloy, Dairy intakes in older Irish adults and effects on vitamin micronutrient status: Data from the TUDA study, The journal of nutrition, health & aging, 2016, p1-8 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text DOI

Molloy A.M, Pangilinan F, Mills J.L, Shane B, O'Neill M.B, McGaughey D.M, Velkova A, Abaan H.O, Ueland P.M, McNulty H, Ward M, Strain J.J, Cunningham C, Casey M, Cropp C.D, Kim Y, Bailey-Wilson J.E, Wilson A.F, Brody L.C, A Common Polymorphism in HIBCH Influences Methylmalonic Acid Concentrations in Blood Independently of Cobalamin, American Journal of Human Genetics, 98, (5), 2016, p869 - 882 Journal Article, 2016 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

Coen RF, McCarroll K, Casey M, McNulty H, Laird E, Molloy AM, Ward M, Strain JJ, Hoey L, Hughes C, Cunningham CJ, The Frontal Assessment Battery: Normative Performance in a Large Sample of Older Community-Dwelling Hospital Outpatient or General Practitioner Attenders., Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology, 29, (6), 2016, p338-343 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text DOI

Bruce I, Ntlholang O, Crosby L, Cunningham C, Lawlor B, The clinical utility of naturalistic action test in differentiating mild cognitive impairment from early dementia in memory clinic, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 31, (3), 2016, p309 - 315 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

McCarroll K, Beirne A, Casey M, McNulty H, Ward M, Hoey L, Molloy A, Laird E, Healy M, Strain JJ, Cunningham C, Determinants of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in older Irish adults., Age and Ageing, 44, (5), 2015, p847-853 Journal Article, 2015 DOI TARA - Full Text

Bhangu JS, King-Kallimanis B, Cunningham C, Kenny RA.. , The relationship between syncope, depression and anti-depressant use in older adults, Age & Ageing, 4, (43), 2014, p502 - 509 Journal Article, 2014 DOI TARA - Full Text

Sheehan, K. J., Greene, B. R., Cunningham, C., Crosby, L., & Kenny, R. A. , Early identification of declining balance in higher functioning older adults, an inertial sensor based method. , Gait & Posture., 39, (4), 2014, p1034-9 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Laird E, McNulty H, Ward M, Hoey L, McSorley E, Wallace JM, Carson E, Molloy AM, Healy M, Casey MC, Cunningham C, Strain JJ., Vitamin D deficiency is associated with inflammation in older irish adults., Journal of Clinical and Endocrinology Metabolism, 99, (5), 2014, p1807 - 1815 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Mulroy M, O'Keeffe L, Byrne D, Coakley D, Casey M, Walsh B, Harbison J, Cunningham C., Medical complications and outcomes at an onsite rehabilitation unit for older people. , Irish Journal of Medical Science, 182, (3), 2013, p499-502. Journal Article, 2013 DOI

McCarroll K, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Casey M, Harbison J, Robinson D, Murphy C, Oxley J, Kenny RA, Cunningham C., Discharge of patients to long-term care from a large acute hospital over a 12-year period., Irish Journal of medical Science, 182, (3), 2013, p345-8 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text DOI

McCarroll KG, Robinson DJ, Coughlan A, Healy M, Kenny RA, Cunningham C, Vitamin D and orthostatic hypotension., Age and ageing, 2012, p1-4 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Coleman SA, Cunningham CJ, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Harbison J, Casey M, Murphy N, Horgan NF, Outcomes among older people in a post-acute inpatient rehabilitation unit., Disability and rehabilitation, 34, (15), 2012, p1333-8 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

O'Luanaigh C, O'Connell H, Chin AV, Hamilton F, Coen R, Walsh C, Walsh JB, Caokley D, Cunningham C, Lawlor BA, Loneliness and cognition in older people: The Dublin Healthy Ageing study., Aging & Mental Health, 16, (3), 2012, p347-52 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

O'Luanaigh C, O'Connell H, Chin AV, Hamilton F, Coen R, Walsh C, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Molloy A, Scott J, Cunningham CJ, Lawlor BA, Loneliness and vascular biomarkers: the Dublin Healthy Ageing Study., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 27, (1), 2012, p83-8 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Ní Mhaoláin, A., Gallagher, D., Crosby, L., Ryan, D., Lacey, L., Coen, R.F., Coakley, D., Walsh, J.B., Cunningham, C.J., Lawlor, B.A. , Frailty and quality of life for people with Alzheimer's dementia and mild cognitive impairment. , Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen , 27, (1), 2012, p48 - 54 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Ní Mhaoláin AM, Gallagher D, O Connell H, Chin AV, Bruce I, Hamilton F, Teehee E, Coen R, Coakley D, Cunningham C, Walsh JB, Lawlor BA, Subjective well-being amongst community-dwelling elders: what determines satisfaction with life? Findings from the Dublin Healthy Aging Study., International Psychogeriatrics / IPA, 24, (2), 2012, p316-23 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Fan CW, Walsh C, Cunningham CJ, The effect of sleeping with the head of the bed elevated six inches on elderly patients with orthostatic hypotension: an open randomised controlled trial., Age and ageing, 40, (2), 2011, p187-92 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text DOI

Robinson DJ, O'Luanaigh C, Tehee E, O'Connell H, Hamilton F, Chin AV, Coen R, Molloy AM, Scott J, Lawlor BA, Cunningham CJ, Vitamin B12 status, homocysteine and mortality amongst community-dwelling Irish elders., Irish journal of medical science, 180, (2), 2011, p451-5 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Ní Mhaoláin AM, Gallagher D, Crosby L, Ryan D, Lacey L, Coen R, Bruce I, Walsh JB, Cunningham C, Lawlor BA, Correlates of frailty in Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment., Age and ageing, 40, (5), 2011, p630-3 Journal Article, 2011 DOI TARA - Full Text

Valente E, Scott JM, Ueland PM, Cunningham C, Casey M, Molloy AM, Diagnostic accuracy of holotranscobalamin, methylmalonic acid, serum cobalamin, and other indicators of tissue vitamin B"" status in the elderly., Clinical chemistry, 57, (6), 2011, p856-63 Journal Article, 2011

Gallagher D, Ni Mhaolain A, Crosby L, Ryan D, Lacey L, Coen RF, Walsh C, Coakley D, Walsh JB, Cunningham C, Lawlor BA, Dependence and caregiver burden in Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment., American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, 26, (2), 2011, p110-4 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Gallagher D, Ni Mhaolain A, Crosby L, Ryan D, Lacey L, Coen RF, Walsh C, Coakley D, Walsh JB, Cunningham C, Lawlor BA, Determinants of the desire to institutionalize in Alzheimer's caregivers., American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, 26, (3), 2011, p205-11 Journal Article, 2011 URL DOI

Gallagher D, Coen R, Kilroy D, Belinski K, Bruce I, Coakley D, Walsh B, Cunningham C, Lawlor BA, Anxiety and behavioural disturbance as markers of prodromal Alzheimer's disease in patients with mild cognitive impairment., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 26, (2), 2011, p166-72 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Gallagher D, Ni Mhaolain A, Crosby L, Ryan D, Lacey L, Coen RF, Walsh C, Coakley D, Walsh JB, Cunningham C, Lawlor BA, Self-efficacy for managing dementia may protect against burden and depression in Alzheimer's caregivers., Aging & mental health, 15, (6), 2011, p663-70 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Foley D, Cunningham C. , Not for Resuscitation: More Harm than Good?, Irish Medical Journal, 104, (9), 2011, p279-80. Journal Article, 2011 URL

Romero-Ortuno R, Cogan L, Browne J, Healy M, Casey MC, Cunningham C, Walsh JB, Kenny RA, Seasonal variation of serum vitamin D and the effect of vitamin D supplementation in Irish community-dwelling older people., Age and ageing, 40, (2), 2011, p168-74 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text DOI

Robinson DJ, O'Luanaigh C, Tehee E, O'Connell H, Hamilton F, Chin AV, Coen R, Molloy AM, Scott J, Cunningham CJ, Lawlor BA, Associations between holotranscobalamin, vitamin B12, homocysteine and depressive symptoms in community-dwelling elders., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 26, (3), 2011, p307-13 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

McCarthy F, De Bhladraithe S, Rice C, McMahon CG, Geary U, Plunkett PK, Crean P, Murphy R, Foley B, Mulvihill N, Kenny RA, Cunningham CJ, Resource utilisation for syncope presenting to an acute hospital Emergency Department., Irish journal of medical science, 179, (4), 2010, p551-5 Journal Article, 2010

O'Dwyer C, Hade D, Fan CW, Cunningham C, Kenny RA, How well are European Society of Cardiology (ESC) guidelines adhered to in patients with syncope?, Irish medical journal, 103, (1), 2010, p11-4 Journal Article, 2010

Gallagher D, Mhaolain AN, Coen R, Walsh C, Kilroy D, Belinski K, Bruce I, Coakley D, Walsh JB, Cunningham C, Lawlor BA, Detecting prodromal Alzheimer's disease in mild cognitive impairment: utility of the CAMCOG and other neuropsychological predictors., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 25, (12), 2010, p1280-7 Journal Article, 2010

O'Dwyer C, Fan CW, Cunningham C, Hade D, Kenny RA., How well are European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines adhered to in Ireland in patients with syncope?, Irish Medical Journal, 103, (1), 2010, p11-14 Journal Article, 2010

Fan CW, Gasparro D, Crowley V, Cunningham CJ, Acute haemodynamic response to sleeping head-up at 6 inches in older inpatients., Clinical autonomic research : official journal of the Clinical Autonomic Research Society, 19, (1), 2009, p51-7 Journal Article, 2009

Horgan NF, O'Regan M, Cunningham CJ, Finn AM, Recovery after stroke: a 1-year profile., Disability and rehabilitation, 31, (10), 2009, p831-9 Journal Article, 2009

O'Sullivan M, Blake C, Cunningham C, Boyle G, Finucane C, Correlation of accelerometry with clinical balance tests in older fallers and non-fallers, Age and Ageing, 38, (3), 2009, p308 - 313 Journal Article, 2009 DOI TARA - Full Text

McCarthy F, McMahon CG, Geary U, Plunkett PK, Kenny RA, Cunningham CJ, Management of syncope in the Emergency Department: a single hospital observational case series based on the application of European Society of Cardiology Guidelines, Europace, 11, (2), 2009, p216 - 224 Journal Article, 2009 DOI URL

Cunningham CJ, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Walsh C, Connolly C, Murphy M, Murphy C, Survival of patients discharged to long term care., Irish medical journal, 101, (10), 2009, p305-7 Journal Article, 2009

Fan CW, Gasparro D, Crowley V, Cunningham CJ, Acute haemodynamic response to sleeping head-up at 6 inches in older inpatients, Clinical Autonomic Research, 19, (1), 2009, p51 - 57 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

A.V. Chin, D.J. Robinson, H. O'Connell, F. Hamilton , I. Bruce, R. Coen, B. Walsh, D. Coakley, A. Molloy, J. Scott, B.A. Lawlor, C.J. Cunningham. , Vascular biomarkers of cognitive performance in a community-based elderly population: the Dublin Healthy Ageing study. , Age and Ageing , 37, (5), 2008, p559 - 564 Journal Article, 2008 DOI TARA - Full Text

CW, O'Sullivan E, Healy M, Gasparro D, Crowley V, Cunningham CJ, Physiological effects of sleeping with the head of the bed elevated 18 in. in young healthy volunteers, Irish Journal of Medical Science, 177, (4), 2008, p371 - 377 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Horgan NF, O'Regan M, Cunningham CJ, Finn AM, Recovery after stroke: a 1-year profile, Disability and Rehabilitation, 31, (10), 2008, p1 - 9 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Tobin C, Hevey D, Horgan NF, Coen RF, Cunningham CJ., Health-related quality of life of stroke survivors attending the volunteer stroke scheme , Irish Journal of Medical Science, 177, (1), 2008, p43 - 47 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Tobin C, Hevey D, Horgan NF, Coen RF, Cunningham CJ, Health-related quality of life of stroke survivors attending the volunteer stroke scheme., Irish journal of medical science, 177, (1), 2008, p43-7 Journal Article, 2008

Fan CW, O'Sullivan E, Healy M, Gasparro D, Crowley V, Cunningham CJ, Physiological effects of sleeping with the head of the bed elevated 18 in. in young healthy volunteers., Irish journal of medical science, 177, (4), 2008, p371-7 Journal Article, 2008

Eustace A, Bruce I, Coen R, Cunningham C, Walsh C, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Lawlor BA, Behavioural disturbance triggers recognition of dementia by family informants., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 22, (6), 2007, p574-9 Journal Article, 2007

Cunningham CJ, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Walsh C, Connolly C, Murphy M, Murphy C., Survival of patients discharged to long term care, Irish Medical Journal, 101, (10), 2007, p305 - 307 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Fan CW, Coakley D, Walsh JB, Cunningham CJ, Postal questionnaire survey: the use of sleeping with the head of the bed tilted upright for treatment of orthostatic hypotension in clinical practice., Age and ageing, 35, (5), 2006, p529-32 Journal Article, 2006 DOI TARA - Full Text

Irish M, Cunningham CJ, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Lawlor BA, Robertson IH, Coen RF, Investigating the enhancing effect of music on autobiographical memory in mild Alzheimer's disease., Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders, 22, (1), 2006, p108-20 Journal Article, 2006

Horgan NF, Cunningham CJ, Coakley D, Walsh JB, O'Regan M, Finn AM, The Stroke Activity Scale: results of a validity study., Disability and rehabilitation, 28, (15), 2006, p937-41 Journal Article, 2006

Chin AV, O'Connell H, Kirby M, Denihan A, Bruce I, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Lawlor BA, Cunningham C, Co-morbid and socio-demographic factors associated with cognitive performance in an elderly community dwelling Irish population., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 21, (12), 2006, p1150-5 Journal Article, 2006

Cullen B, Fahy S, Cunningham CJ, Coen RF, Bruce I, Greene E, Coakley D, Walsh JB, Lawlor BA, Screening for dementia in an Irish community sample using MMSE: a comparison of norm-adjusted versus fixed cut-points., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 20, (4), 2005, p371-6 Journal Article, 2005

Fan CW, Tan KM, Coakley D, Walsh JB, Cunningham C, Compliance of external hip protector use amongst elderly day hospital attenders., Irish journal of medical science, 174, (1), 2005, p49-54 Journal Article, 2005

Talbot A, Bruce I, Cunningham CJ, Coen RF, Lawlor BA, Coakley D, Walsh JB, O'Neill D, Driving cessation in patients attending a memory clinic., Age and ageing, 34, (4), 2005, p363-8 Journal Article, 2005 TARA - Full Text DOI

Horgan NF, Cunningham CJ, Coakley D, Walsh JB, O'Neill D, O'Regan M, Finn AM, McCormack P, Validating the Orpington Prognostic Score in an Irish in-patient stroke population., Irish medical journal, 98, (6), 2005, p172, 174-5 Journal Article, 2005

Cullen B, Coen RF, Lynch CA, Cunningham CJ, Coakley D, Robertson IH, Lawlor BA, Repetitive behaviour in Alzheimer's disease: description, correlates and functions., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 20, (7), 2005, p686-93 Journal Article, 2005

Foran TG, Sheahan NF, Cunningham C, Feely J, Pseudo-hypertension and arterial stiffness: a review., Physiological measurement, 25, (2), 2004, pR21-33 Journal Article, 2004

O'Reilly MA, Cunningham CJ, Lawlor BA, Walsh CD, Rowan MJ, The effect of the menstrual cycle on electrophysiological and behavioral measures of memory and mood., Psychophysiology, 41, (4), 2004, p592-603 Journal Article, 2004

O'Connell H, Chin AV, Hamilton F, Cunningham C, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Lawlor BA, A systematic review of the utility of self-report alcohol screening instruments in the elderly., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 19, (11), 2004, p1074-86 Journal Article, 2004

O'Connell H, Chin AV, Cunningham C, Lawlor BA, Recent developments: suicide in older people., BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 329, (7471), 2004, p895-9 Journal Article, 2004

O'Connell H, Chin AV, Cunningham C, Lawlor B, Alcohol use disorders in elderly people--redefining an age old problem in old age., BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 327, (7416), 2003, p664-7 Journal Article, 2003

Horgan NF, Finn AM, O'Regan M, Cunningham CJ, A new stroke activity scale-results of a reliability study., Disability and rehabilitation, 25, (6), 2003, p277-85 Journal Article, 2003

Eustace A, Coen R, Walsh C, Cunningham CJ, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Lawlor BA, A longitudinal evaluation of behavioural and psychological symptoms of probable Alzheimer's disease., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 17, (10), 2002, p968-73 Journal Article, 2002

Cunningham CJ, Sinnott M, Denihan A, Rowan M, Walsh JB, O'Moore R, Coakley D, Coen RF, Lawler BA, O'Neill DD, Endogenous sex hormone levels in postmenopausal women with Alzheimer's disease., The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, 86, (3), 2001, p1099-103 Journal Article, 2001

Eustace A, Denihan A, Bruce I, Cunningham C, Coakley D, Lawlor BA, Depression in the community dwelling elderly: do clinical and sociodemographic factors influence referral to psychiatry?, International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 16, (10), 2001, p975-9 Journal Article, 2001

Eustace A, Kidd N, Greene E, Fallon C, Bhrain SN, Cunningham C, Coen R, Walsh JB, Coakley D, Lawlor BA, Verbal aggression in Alzheimer's disease. Clinical, functional and neuropsychological correlates., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 16, (9), 2001, p858-61 Journal Article, 2001

Cunningham C, Howard D, Walsh J, Coakley D, O'Neill D, The effects of age on accident severity and outcome in Irish road traffic accident patients., Irish medical journal, 94, (6), 2001, p169-71 Journal Article, 2001

Greene E, Cunningham CJ, Eustace A, Kidd N, Clare AW, Lawlor BA, Recurrent falls are associated with increased length of stay in elderly psychiatric inpatients., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 16, (10), 2001, p965-8 Journal Article, 2001

Denihan A, Kirby M, Bruce I, Cunningham C, Coakley D, Lawlor BA, Three-year prognosis of depression in the community-dwelling elderly., The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science, 176, 2000, p453-7 Journal Article, 2000

Denihan A, Wilson G, Cunningham C, Coakley D, Lawlor BA, CT measurement of medial temporal lobe atrophy in Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, depression and paraphrenia., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 15, (4), 2000, p306-12 Journal Article, 2000

Cunningham C, Horgan F, O'Neill D, Clinical assessment of rehabilitation potential of the older patient: a pilot study., Clinical rehabilitation, 14, (2), 2000, p205-7 Journal Article, 2000