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Dr Gerard Boran


Web: Research Support System Profile
Email: borangp@tcd.ie
BA. Mod. (TCD), MA (TCD), MB BCh BAO (TCD), MSc (Lond.), FRCPath, FFPath, FRCPI

Dr Gerard Boran is consultant in chemical pathology at Tallaght Hospital since 1997. Current interests include osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases, the National Laboratory Handbook Project which is publishing a range of national guidelines for point of care testing and appropriate use of laboratory services, and the Irish Reference Interval Harmonisation Project. He has over 70 publications. He is also Course Director for the internationally accredited highly successful Trinity Masters in Clinical Chemistry since 2005.

Key appointments:

  1. National Clinical Lead, HSE/RCPI National Clinical Programme in Pathology, 2011- 2016
  2. Currently Editor of the National Laboratory Handbook, 2017. Volumes 1 & 2
  3. Dean of the Faculty of Pathology, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 2006-2009
  4. Clinical Director of Diagnostics, Tallaght Hospital, 2012-2015

Research Grants (PI or equivalent):

  1. 5 EU projects (OPENLABS , QLAB+, EUDIP, EUCID, EUBIROD), 1992-2013
  2. Information Society Commission and the Health Boards Executive E-Government Group:
    Support for Patient-centred Shared-Care for Diabetes, 2000-2004
  3. HRB-funded project: A repository to support shared care for diabetes, 2004-2006
  4. Celtic Rangers project – National Children’s Hospital Foundation, 2017 – 2020