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Eamon Laird
Research Fellow, Medical Gerontology

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Briggs R, McCarroll K, O'Halloran A, Healy M, Kenny RA, Laird E, Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated With an Increased Likelihood of Incident Depression in Community-Dwelling Older Adults., Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 20, (5), 2019, p517 - 523 Journal Article, 2019 DOI URL

Ntlholang O, McCarroll K, Laird E, Molloy AM, Ward M, McNulty H, Hoey L, Hughes CF, Strain JJ, Casey M, Cunningham C, The relationship between adiposity and cognitive function in a large community-dwelling population: data from the Trinity Ulster Department of Agriculture (TUDA) ageing cohort study., The British journal of nutrition, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Laird, E.J., O'Halloran, A.M., Carey, D., O'Connor, D., Kenny, R.A., Molloy, A.M., Voluntary fortification is ineffective to maintain the Vitamin B12and folate status of older Irish adults: Evidence from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), British Journal of Nutrition, 120, (1), 2018, p111-120 Journal Article, 2018

Pinart M, Nimptsch K, Bouwman J, Dragsted LO, Yang C, De Cock N, Lachat C, Perozzi G, Canali R, Lombardo R, D'Archivio M, Guillaume M, Donneau AF, Pischon T, Joint Data Analysis in Nutritional Epidemiology: Identification of Observational Studies and Minimal Requirements., The Journal of nutrition, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Carson EL, Pourshahidi LK, Madigan SM, Baldrick FR, Kelly MG, Laird E, Healy M, Strain JJ, Mulhern MS, Vitamin D status is associated with muscle strength and quality of life in patients with COPD: a seasonal prospective observation study., International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Kearney S, O'Donoghue L, Pourshahidi LK, Richardson P, Laird E, Healy M, Saunders KJ, Conjunctival ultraviolet autofluorescence area, but not intensity, is associated with myopia., Clinical & experimental optometry, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Swabri J, Uzor C, Laird E, O'Carroll A, Health status of the homeless in Dublin: does the mobile health clinic improve access to primary healthcare for its users?, Irish journal of medical science, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Bardon LA, Streicher M, Corish CA, Clarke M, Power LC, Kenny RA, O'Connor DM, Laird E, O'Connor EM, Visser M, Volkert D, Gibney ER, MaNuEL consortium, Predictors of incident malnutrition in older Irish adults from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) cohort- a MaNuEL study., The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Laird, E. and O'Halloran, A.M. and Carey, D. and Healy, M. and O'Connor, D. and Moore, P. and Shannon, T. and Molloy, A.M. and Kenny, R.A., The Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency and the Determinants of 25(OH)D Concentration in Older Irish Adults: Data from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 73, (4), 2018, p519-525 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Laird EJ, O'Halloran AM, Carey D, O'Connor D, Kenny RA, Molloy AM, Voluntary fortification is ineffective to maintain the vitamin B12 and folate status of older Irish adults: evidence from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)., The British journal of nutrition, 2018, p111 - 120 Journal Article, 2018 TARA - Full Text

Chen Yang, Mariona Pinart, Patrick Kolsteren, John Van Camp, Nathalie De Cock, Katharina Nimptsch, Tobias Pischon, Eamon Laird, Giuditta Perozzi, Raffaella Canali, Axelle Hoge, Marta Stelmach-Mardas, Lars Ove Dragsted, Stéphanie Maria Palombi, Irina Dobre, Jildau Bouwman, Peter Clarys, Fabio Minervini, Maria De Angelis, Marco Gobbetti, Jean Tafforeau, Oscar Coltell, Dolores Corella, Hendrik De Ruyck, Janette Walton, Laura Kehoe, Christophe Matthys, Bernard De Baets, Guy De Tré, Antoon Bronselaer, Angela Rivellese, Rosalba Giacco, Rosario Lombardo, Sofian De Clercq, Niels Hulstaert, Carl Lachat, Perspective: Essential Study Quality Descriptors for Data from Nutritional Epidemiologic Research, Advances in Nutrition: An International Review Journal, 8, (5), 2017, p639--651 Journal Article, 2017

Deirdre O'Connor, Eamon Laird, Aisling O'Halloran, Anne M. Molloy, Rose Anne Kenny, Variations in vitamin B12 and folate balance: implications for cognitive function? Findings from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 76, ({OCE), 2017 Journal Article, 2017

O'Halloran AM, Laird EA, Healy M, Moran R, Nolan J et al, CIRCULATING BIOMARKERS PREDICT INCIDENT FRAILTY: THE IRISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON AGEING (TILDA) , Innovation in Aging, 21st International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) World Congress, San Fransisco, 23-27 July 2017, 1, (1 supplemental), Oxford Academic, 2017, pp23 - 23 Published Abstract, 2017 DOI

Sharon M. Madigan, Joshua Todd, Emeir McSorley, L. Kirsty Pourshahidi, Eamon Laird, Martin Healy, Mark Kilbane, Malachi McKenna, Pamela Magee, Twelve-weeks Oral Spray Vitamin D3 Supplementation Does Not Alter Bone Turnover Markers In Collegiate Gaelic Footballers, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 49, 2017, p105 Journal Article, 2017

, The relationship between protein quantity, BMD and fractures in older adults., Irish journal of medical science, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

, Exploring Patient Characteristics and Barriers to Hepatitis C Treatment in Patients on Opioid Substitution Treatment Attending a Community Based Fibro-scanning Clinic., Journal of translational internal medicine, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Laird E, Molloy A.M, McNulty H, Ward M, McCarroll K, Hoey L, Hughes C.F, Cunningham C, Strain J.J, Casey M.C, Greater yogurt consumption is associated with increased bone mineral density and physical function in older adults, Osteoporosis International, 28, (8), 2017, p2409 - 2419 Journal Article, 2017 DOI URL

Keegan, D., Crowley, D., Laird, E., Van Hout, M.C., Prevalence and risk factors for hepatitis C viral infection amongst a cohort of irish drug users attending a drug treatment centre for agonist opioid treatment (AOT), Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems, 19, (1), 2017, p47-56 Journal Article, 2017

Avril M Beirne, Kevin G McCarroll, J Bernard Walsh, Miriam C Casey, Eamon Laird, Helene McNulty, Mary Ward, Leanne Hoey, Anne Molloy, Martin Healy, Conal J Cunningham, 274Vitamin D Deficiency and Resource Utilisation " A Prospective Association, Age and Ageing, 46, (Suppl{\_), 2017, piii13--iii59 Journal Article, 2017

Des Crowley, Claire Collins, Ide Delargy, Eamon Laird, Marie Claire Van Hout, Irish general practitioner attitudes toward decriminalisation and medical use of cannabis: results from a national survey, Harm Reduction Journal, 14, (1), 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Avril M. Beirne, Kevin G. McCarroll, Miriam C. Casey, Helene McNulty, Eamon Laird, J. Bernard Walsh, Mary Ward, Leanne Hoey, Anne Molly, Martin Healy, Conal J. Cunningham, 291Vitamin D Deficiency and Cognition Function- A Case Control Study, Age and Ageing, 46, (Suppl{\_), 2017, piii1--iii12 Journal Article, 2017

E. Laird, T. Shannon, V. E. F. Crowley, M. Healy, The benefits of utilising geo-mapping for visualising the vitamin D status of Dublin city and the surrounding urban districts, Irish Journal of Medical Science (1971 -), 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Tom Shannon, Eamon Laird, Crowley VEF, Martin Healy, The potential benefits of geo-mapping for visualizing the vitamin D status of Dublin City, Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 75, ({OCE), 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Joshua J. Todd, Emeir M. McSorley, L. Kirsty Pourshahidi, Sharon M. Madigan, Eamon Laird, Martin Healy, Pamela J. Magee, Vitamin D3 supplementation in healthy adults: a comparison between capsule and oral spray solution as a method of delivery in a wintertime, randomised, open-label, cross-over study, British Journal of Nutrition, 2016, p1--7 Journal Article, 2016

Todd, J.J., McSorley, E.M., Pourshahidi, L.K., Madigan, S.M., Laird, E., Healy, M., Magee, P.J., Vitamin D3 supplementation using an oral spray solution resolves deficiency but has no effect on VO2 max in Gaelic footballers: results from a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, European Journal of Nutrition, 2016, p1-11 Journal Article, 2016

Joshua J. Todd, Emeir M. McSorley, Kirsty Pourshahidi, Sharon M. Madigan, Eamon Laird, Ruth R. Weir, Martin Healy, Pamela J. Magee, Lower Cathelicidin Concentrations In Irish Athletes Compared To Healthy Controls, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 48, 2016, p341 Journal Article, 2016

Weir, R.R., Carson, E.L., Mulhern, M.S., Laird, E., Healy, M., Pourshahidi, L.K., Validation of a food frequency questionnaire to determine vitamin D intakes using the method of triads, Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, 29, (2), 2016, p255-261 Journal Article, 2016

Aisling O'Halloran, Eamon Laird, Martin Healy, Rachel Moran, John Nolan, Stephen Beatty, Anne Molloy, Rose Anne Kenny, 032CIRCULATING BLOOD BIOMARKERS IN OLDER ADULTS WITH FRAILTY: THE IRISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON AGEING (TILDA), Age and Ageing, 45, (suppl 2), 2016, pii13.177--ii56 Journal Article, 2016

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 DOI TARA - Full Text

Todd, J., Madigan, S., Pourshahidi, K., McSorley, E., Laird, E., Healy, M., Magee, P., Vitamin D status and supplementation practices in elite Irish athletes: An update from 2010/2011, Nutrients, 8, (8), 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Aisling O'Halloran, Eamon Laird, Martin Healy, Rachel Moran, John Nolan, Stephen Beatty, Anne Molloy, Rose Anne Kenny, 034PREVALENCE OF MICRONUTRIENT, INFLAMMATORY STRESS, METABOLIC AND RENAL CONDITIONS IN FRAIL OLDER ADULTS: THE IRISH LONGITUDINAL STUDY ON AGEING (TILDA), Age and Ageing, 45, (suppl 2), 2016, pii13.178--ii56 Journal Article, 2016

Todd JJ, McSorley EM, Pourshahidi LK, Madigan SM, Laird E, Healy M, Magee PJ, Vitamin D3 supplementation using an oral spray solution resolves deficiency but has no effect on VO2 max in Gaelic footballers: results from a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial., European journal of nutrition, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Eamon Laird, Aisling O'Halloran, Martin Healy, Rose Anne Kenny, Anne Molloy, Vitamin B12 and vitamin D status of older Irish adults: Preliminary results from the BIO-TILDA Study, Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 75, ({OCE), 2016 Journal Article, 2016

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 DOI TARA - Full Text

, Oral spray wintertime vitamin D3 supplementation has no impact on inflammation in Gaelic footballers., Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Deac O.M, Mills J.L, Shane B, Midttun O, Ueland P.M, Brosnan J.T, Brosnan M.E, Laird E, Gibney E.R, Fan R, Wang Y, Brody L.C, Molloy A.M, Tryptophan catabolism and vitamin B-6 status are affected by gender and lifestyle factors in healthy young adults, Journal of Nutrition, 145, (4), 2015, p701 - 707 Journal Article, 2015 URL DOI

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

E. Laird, A.M. Molloy, Water-Soluble Vitamins and Essential Nutrients, Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

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

Molloy AM, Einri CN, Jain D, Laird E, Fan R, Wang Y, Scott JM, Shane B, Brody LC, Kirke PN, Mills JL.., Is low iron status a risk factor for neural tube defects?, Birth Defects Research A Clinical and Molecular Teratology., 100, (2), 2014, p100 - 106 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Laird, E., Ward, M., McNulty, H., Wallace, J.M.W., McSorley, E.M., Mulhern, M.S., McAfee, A.M., Myers, G.J., Davidson, P.W., Thurston, S.W., Shamlaye, C.F., Watson, G.E., Van Wijngaarden, E., Strain, J.J., Vitamin D status in pregnancy: Data from the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition study, Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 71, (OCE2), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Laird, E., Ward, M., McSorley, E., Strain, J.J., Wallace, J., Vitamin D and bone health; Potential mechanisms, Nutrients, 2, (7), 2010, p693-724 Journal Article, 2010