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Caird John Dr Paediatric Neurosurgeon
Crimmins Darach Dr Paediatric Neurosurgeon
Webb David  Professor Paediatric Neurologist

Mr. John Caird
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Paediatrics
Clinical Senior Lecturer, School Office - Medicine

Dr. Darach Crimmins
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Paediatrics

Dr. David Webb
Clinical Associate Professor, Paediatrics

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Connolly A, Quirke M, Crowley S, Hayes E, Hurley C, Keegan M, Griffin G, Webb D, The Efficacy and Tolerability of Levetiracetam as a First Line Monotherapy in Childhood Epilepsy., Irish medical journal, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Doherty RJ, Caird J, Crimmins D, Kelly P, Murphy S, McGuigan C, Tubridy N, King MD, Lynch B, Webb D, O'Neill D, McCabe DJH, Boers P, O'Regan M, Moroney J, Williams DJ, Cronin S, Javadpour M., Moyamoya Disease and Moyamoya Syndrome in Ireland: Patient Demographics, Mode of Presentation and Outcomes of EC-IC Bypass Surgery, Ir J Med Sci, 2020 Journal Article, 2020 URL DOI

Benson KA, White M, Allen NM, Byrne S, Carton R, Comerford E, Costello D, Doherty C, Dunleavey B, El-Naggar H, Gangadharan N, Heavin S, Kearney H, Cavalleri GL, A comparison of genomic diagnostics in adults and children with epilepsy and comorbid intellectual disability., European journal of human genetics : EJHG, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Geoghegan AR, Al Hussona M, Beauchamp NJ, Hutchinson M, Sean O'Riordan MB, Lynch T, Webb D, A novel GNAL mutation in familial dystonia presenting with childhood tremor and myoclonus., Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Ewins K, Malone A, Phelan E, Webb D, McHugh JC, Smith O, Nelarabine-induced peripheral and central neurotoxicity: can sequential MRI brain imaging help to define its natural history?, British journal of haematology, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Geoghegan AR, Webb D, Successful Treatment With Phenobarbital Following Lactase Supplementation in an Infant With Lactose Intolerance., The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Walsh O, McCoy B, Rea D, Webb D, Difficulties in the Diagnosis and Management of Paediatric Posterior Circulation Stroke., Irish medical journal, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Creally M, Sydenham's chorea: not gone but perhaps forgotten, Archives of Disease in Childhood, 100, ((12)), 2015, p1160 - 1162 Journal Article, 2015 URL

Armstrong K, O'Mahony O, Farah L, Webb D, New-onset migraine following closure of atrial septal defects in children., Cephalalgia : an international journal of headache, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Breathnach C, Pears J, Franklin O, Webb D, McMahon CJ, Rapid regression of left ventricular outflow tract rhabdomyoma after sirolimus therapy., Pediatrics, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Byrne S, McCoy B, Lynch B, Webb D, King MD, Does early treatment improve outcomes in N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis?, Developmental medicine and child neurology, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Conroy J, McGettigan PA, McCreary D, Shah N, Collins K, Parry-Fielder B, Moran M, Hanrahan D, Deonna TW, Korff CM, Webb D, Ennis S, Lynch SA, King MD, Towards the identification of a genetic basis for Landau-Kleffner syndrome., Epilepsia, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Boyle M, Chukwu J, Boyle M, Connolly A, Webb D, An audit of first afebrile seizure management in an Irish tertiary pediatric setting., European journal of pediatrics, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Chukwu J, Delanty N, Webb D, Cavalleri GL, Weight change, genetics and antiepileptic drugs., Expert review of clinical pharmacology, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Heinzen EL, Swoboda KJ, Hitomi Y, Gurrieri F, Nicole S, de Vries B, Tiziano FD, Fontaine B, Walley NM, Heavin S, Panagiotakaki E, Goldstein DB, De novo mutations in ATP1A3 cause alternating hemiplegia of childhood., Nature genetics, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Byrne S, Kearns J, Carolan R, Mc Menamin J, Klepper J, Webb D, Refractory absence epilepsy associated with GLUT-1 deficiency syndrome., Epilepsia, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

Ibrahim LF, Brenner C, McMenamin J, Webb D, Frey syndrome in neurofibromatosis 1., BMJ case reports, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

Leen WG, Klepper J, Verbeek MM, Leferink M, Hofste T, van Engelen BG, Wevers RA, Arthur T, Bahi-Buisson N, Ballhausen D, Bekhof J, van Bogaert P, Willemsen MA, Glucose transporter-1 deficiency syndrome: the expanding clinical and genetic spectrum of a treatable disorder., Brain : a journal of neurology, 2010 Journal Article, 2010

Lynch NE, Lynch SA, McMenamin J, Webb D, Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome: a cause of extreme macrocephaly and neurodevelopmental delay., Archives of disease in childhood, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Tirupathi S, McMenamin JB, Webb DW., Analysis of factors influencing admission to intensive care following convulsive status epilepticus in children., Seizure, 18, (9), 2009, p630-633 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Molloy EJ, O'Neill AJ, Grantham-Sloan JJ, Webb DW, Watson RW., Maternal and neonatal lipopolysaccharide and Fas responses are altered by antenatal risk factors for sepsis., Clinical and experimental immunology, 151, (2), 2008, p244-250 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

T Leahy, D Webb, H Hoey, K Butler, Varicella Zoster Virus associated acute aseptic meningitis without exanthem in an immunocompetent 14-year-old-boy, The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 27, (4), 2008, p1 - 2 Journal Article, 2008

Tirupathi S, Webb DW, Phelan E, Butler K, McMenamin JB., Central hypoventilation syndrome after Haemophilus influenzae type b meningitis and herpes infection., Pediatric neurology, 39, (5), 2008, p358-360 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Fitzpatrick JM, Grantham-Sloan JJ, Molloy EJ, O'Neill AJ, Sheridan-Pereira M, Watson RW, Webb DW, Neonatal encephalopathy is associated with altered perinatal systemic neutrophil apoptosis., 2007 Journal Article, 2007

Brashear A, Dobyns WB, de Carvalho Aguiar P, Borg M, Frijns CJ, Gollamudi S, Green A, Guimaraes J, Haake BC, Klein C, Linazasoro G, Münchau A, Ozelius LJ, The phenotypic spectrum of rapid-onset dystonia-parkinsonism (RDP) and mutations in the ATP1A3 gene., Brain : a journal of neurology, 2007 Journal Article, 2007

Tirupathi S, Lynch N, Phelan E, Mc Menamin J, Webb D, Acute demyelinating events with rhombencephalitis: a high-risk subgroup in children., European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society, 2007 Journal Article, 2007

Doyle BT, Fitzpatrick JM, Grantham JJ, Molloy EJ, O'Neill AJ, Sheridan-Pereira M, Taylor CT, Watson RW, Webb DW, Effects of heat shock and hypoxia on neonatal neutrophil lipopolysaccharide responses: altered apoptosis, Toll-like receptor-4 and CD11b expression compared with adults., 2006 Journal Article, 2006

Lynch NE, Deiratany S, Webb DW, McMenamin JB., PANDAS (Paediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infection)., Irish medical journal, 99, (5), 2006, p155 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Butler J, Fleming P, Webb D, Congenital insensitivity to pain--review and report of a case with dental implications., Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics, 2005 Journal Article, 2005

Fitzpatrick JM, Grantham JJ, Molloy EJ, O'Neill AJ, Sheridan-Pereira M, Watson RW, Webb DW, Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor and granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor have differential effects on neonatal and adult neutrophil survival and function., 2005 Journal Article, 2005

Najam Y, McDonald DG, Keegan M, Webb DW, McMenamin JB, Audit of the management of convulsive status epilepticus in children: the need for a uniform treatment strategy., Irish medical journal, 2004 Journal Article, 2004

Tiah AL, Phelan E, McMenamin J, Webb D, Childhood stroke following varicella infection., Irish medical journal, 2004 Journal Article, 2004

Fitzpatrick JM, Grantham JJ, Molloy EJ, O'Neill AJ, Sheridan-Pereira M, Watson RW, Webb DW, Labor promotes neonatal neutrophil survival and lipopolysaccharide responsiveness., 2004 Journal Article, 2004

Klepper J, De Vivo DC, Webb DW, Klinge L, Voit T., Reversible infantile hypoglycorrhachia: possible transient disturbance in glucose transport?, Pediatric neurology, 29, (4), 2003, p321-325 Journal Article, 2003 DOI

Fitzpatrick JM, Grantham JJ, Molloy EJ, O'Neill AJ, Sheridan-Pereira M, Watson RW, Webb DW, Sex-specific alterations in neutrophil apoptosis: the role of estradiol and progesterone., 2003 Journal Article, 2003

McGovern MC, Stewart M, Morrison PJ, Webb D, Hawkins S, Early onset of Friedreich's ataxia in a compound heterozygote., Archives of disease in childhood, 2000 Journal Article, 2000

Webb DW, Broderick A, Brashear A, Dobyns WB, Rapid onset dystonia-parkinsonism in a 14-year-old girl., European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society, 1999 Journal Article, 1999

Webb DW, Jones RR, Manzur AY, Farrell K, Retrospective study of late febrile seizures., Pediatric neurology, 1999 Journal Article, 1999

Thompson AJ, Bell K, Webb DW, Cerebral tuberculomas in Northern Ireland., European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society, 1999 Journal Article, 1999

Hargrave DR, Webb DW, Movement disorders in association with herpes simplex virus encephalitis in children: a review., Developmental medicine and child neurology, 1998 Journal Article, 1998

Webb DW, Coleman H, Fielder A, Kennedy CR, An audit of paediatric epilepsy care., Archives of disease in childhood, 1998 Journal Article, 1998

Lawlor ER, Webb DW, Hill A, Wadsworth LD, Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: a treatable cause of childhood encephalopathy., The Journal of pediatrics, 1997 Journal Article, 1997

Yates JR, van Bakel I, Sepp T, Payne SJ, Webb DW, Nevin NC, Green AJ, Female germline mosaicism in tuberous sclerosis confirmed by molecular genetic analysis., Human molecular genetics, 1997 Journal Article, 1997

Webb DW, Bjornson BH, Sargent MA, Hukin J, Thomas EE, Basal ganglia infarction associated with HHV-6 infection., Archives of disease in childhood, 1997 Journal Article, 1997

Webb DW, Fryer AE, Osborne JP, Morbidity associated with tuberous sclerosis: a population study., Developmental medicine and child neurology, 1996 Journal Article, 1996

Webb DW, Clarke A, Fryer A, Osborne JP, The cutaneous features of tuberous sclerosis: a population study., The British journal of dermatology, 1996 Journal Article, 1996

Pizer BL, Moss T, Oakhill A, Webb D, Coakham HB, Congenital astroblastoma: an immunohistochemical study. Case report., Journal of neurosurgery, 1995 Journal Article, 1995

Webb DW, Osborne JP, Tuberous sclerosis., Archives of disease in childhood, 1995 Journal Article, 1995

Perkins W, Webb DW, White JE, Follicular atrophoderma in association with congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia., Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 1995 Journal Article, 1995

Clarke A, Webb D, Osborne JP, Re: Early presentation of tuberous sclerosis as bilateral renal cysts., The Journal of urology, 1995 Journal Article, 1995

Webb D, Osborne JP, Clarke A, Pitted enamel hypoplasia in tuberous sclerosis., Clinical genetics, 1994 Journal Article, 1994

Webb DW, Clarke A, Thomas R, Osborne JP, 10 year review of cardiac tumours in childhood., British heart journal, 1994 Journal Article, 1994

Webb DW, Kabala J, Osborne JP, A population study of renal disease in patients with tuberous sclerosis., British journal of urology, 1994 Journal Article, 1994

Webb DW, Super M, Normand IC, Osborne JP, Tuberous sclerosis and polycystic kidney disease., BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 1993 Journal Article, 1993

Webb DW, Thomas RD, Osborne JP, Cardiac rhabdomyomas and their association with tuberous sclerosis., Archives of disease in childhood, 1993 Journal Article, 1993