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Welcome to Immunology

Dr Derek Doherty
Dr Derek Doherty, Interim-Head of the Department of Immunology

The Department of Immunology (School of Medicine), located in St. James's Hospital, provides a diagnostic and clinical service to St. James’s and Tallaght Hospitals, carries out laboratory research in immunology, and provides teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The clinical areas of expertise include autoimmune disease, primary immunodeficiencies, allergy, vasculitic and connective tissue disorders. Ongoing research includes the roles of innate lymphocytes, dendritic cells, B cells and antibodies in HIV infection, immunodeficiency, coeliac disease, autoimmune vasculitis and cancer.


Left to right: Con Feighery, Serena Arduini, Derek Doherty, Yasmeen Ghnewa, Jacinta Kelly, Andreea Petrasca, Sarah Cooper, Simone Scollard.


Left to right: Kirsty McLoughlin, Ann O'Flaherty, Karen Woods, Jean Dunne, Teresa Shaw, Derek Doherty, Éilis Dockry, Yasmeen Ghnewa, Robyn Bruen, Andreea Petrasca

Last updated 21 September 2016 Immunology (Email).