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Professor Niall Conlon
Clinical Professor, Immunology

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Cox F, King C, Sloan A, Edgar DJ, Conlon N., Seasonal Influenza Vaccine: Uptake, Attitude, and Knowledge Among Patients Receiving Immunoglobulin Replacement Therapy., Journal of clinical immunology, 41, (1), 2021, p194-204 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Cox F, Khalib K, Conlon N., PEG That Reaction: A Case Series of Allergy to Polyethylene Glycol., Journal of clinical pharmacology, 61, (6), 2021, p832-835 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Kocatürk E, Al-Ahmad M, Krause K, Gimenez-Arnau A, Thomsen SF, Conlon N, Marsland A, Savk E, Criado RF, Danilycheva I, Fomina D, Godse K, Khoshkhui M, Gelincik A, Degirmentepe EN, Demir S, Ensina LF, Kasperska-Zajac A, Rudenko M, Valle S, Medina I, Bauer A, Zhao Z, Staubach P, Bouillet L, Su Küçük Ö, Ate" C, Maurer M., Effects of pregnancy on chronic urticaria: Results of the PREG-CU UCARE study., Allergy, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Townsend L, Dyer A, Naughton A, Kiersey R, Holden D, Gardiner M, Dowds J, O'Brien K, Bannan C, Nadarajan P, Dunne J, Martin-Loeches I, Fallon P, Bergin C, O'Farrelly C, Ni Cheallaigh C, Bourke N, Conlon N, Longitudinal Analysis of COVID-19 patients shows age associated T cell changes independent of ongoing ill-health, Frontiers in Immunology, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 URL

Townsend L, Dowds J, O'Brien K, Sheill G, Dyer AH, O'Kelly B, Hynes JP, Mooney A, Dunne J, Ni Cheallaigh C, O'Farrelly C, Bourke NM, Conlon N, Martin-Loeches I, Bergin C, Nadarajan P, Bannan C., Persistent Poor Health Post-COVID-19 Is Not Associated with Respiratory Complications or Initial Disease Severity., Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Katie Ridge, Niall Conlon, Martina Hennessy and Padraic Dunne, Feasibility assessment of an 8-week attention-based training programme in the management of chronic spontaneous urticaria, Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Cronin T, Rasheed E, Naughton A, McElvaney NG, Carroll TP, Crowley VEF, Conlon N., Serendipitous detection of "1-antitrypsin deficiency: a single institution's experience over a 32 month period., Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Kocatürk E, Salman A, Cherrez-Ojeda I, Criado PR, Peter J, Comert-Ozer E, Abuzakouk M, Agondi RC, Al-Ahmad M, Altrichter S, Arnaout R, Arruda LK, Asero R, Bauer A, Ben-Shoshan M, Bernstein JA, Bizjak M, Boccon-Gibod I, Bonnekoh H, Bouillet L, Brzoza Z, Busse P, Campos RA, Carne E, Conlon N, Criado RF, de Souza Lima EM, Demir S, Dissemond J, Do"an Günayd"n S, Dorofeeva I, Ensina LF, Erta" R, Ferrucci SM, Figueras-Nart I, Fomina D, Franken SM, Fukunaga A, Giménez-Arnau AM, Godse K, Gonçalo M, Gotua M, Grattan C, Guillet C, Inomata N, Jakob T, Karakaya G, Kasperska-Zaj"c A, Katelaris CH, Košnik M, Krasowska D, Kulthanan K, Kumaran MS, Lang C, Larco-Sousa JI, Lazaridou E, Leslie TA, Lippert U, Llosa OC, Makris M, Marsland A, Medina IV, Meshkova R, Palitot EB, Parisi CAS, Pickert J, Ramon GD, Rodríguez-Gonzalez M, Rosario N, Rudenko M, Rutkowski K, Sánchez J, Schliemann S, Sekerel BE, Serpa FS, Serra-Baldrich E, Song Z, Soria A, Staevska M, Staubach P, Tagka A, Takahagi S, Thomsen SF, Treudler R, Vadasz Z, Valle SOR, Van Doorn MBA, Vestergaard C, Wagner N, Wang D, Wang L, Wedi B, Xepapadaki P, Yücel E, Zalewska-Janowska A, Zhao Z, Zuberbier T, Maurer M., The global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the management and course of chronic urticaria., Allergy, 76, (3), 2021, p816-830 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Townsend L, Fogarty H, Dyer A, Martin-Loeches I, Bannan C, Nadarajan P, Bergin C, O' Farrelly C, Conlon N, Bourke NM, Ward SE, Byrne M, Ryan K, O' Donnell JS, Prolonged elevation of D-dimer Levels in Convalescent COVID-19 patients is Independent of the Acute Phase Response., Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH, 2021 Journal Article, 2021

Leacy, Emma and Brady, Gareth and Conlon, Niall and Scott, Jennifer and Dunne, Jean and Phelan, Thomas and McCormack, William J and Griffin, Matthew D and Kennedy, Alan and Verrelli, Alyssa and others, Study Protocol for DeCOmPRESS: Defining the Disease Cours e and Immune Profile of COVID-19 in the Immunosuppressed Patient [version 1; peer review: 1 approved with reservations], 2021 Journal Article, 2021

Allen N, Ni Riain U, Conlon N, Ferenczi A, Carrion Martin AI, Domegan L, Walsh C, Doherty L, O'Farrelly C, Higgins E, Kerr C, McGrath J, PRECISE Study Steering Group, Fleming C, Bergin C., Prevalence of Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in Irish Hospital Healthcare Workers., Epidemiology and infection, 2021, p1-33 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Liam Townsend, Adam H Dyer, Karen Jones, Jean Dunne, Rachel Kiersey, Fiona Gaffney, Laura O'Connor, Aoife Mooney, Deirdre Leavy, Katie Ridge, Catherine King, Fionnuala Cox, Kate O'Brien, Joanne Dowds, Jamie Sugrue, David Hopkins, Patricia Byrne, Tara Kingston, Cliona Ni Cheallaigh, Parthiban Nadarajan, Anne Marie McLaughlin, Nollaig M Bourke, Colm Bergin, Cliona O'Farrelly, Ciaran Bannan, Niall Conlon, Persistent fatigue following SARS-CoV-2 infection is common and independent of severity of initial infection, PloS One, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Fogarty, Helen, Townsend, Liam, Ni Cheallaigh, Cliona, Bergin, Colm, Martin"Loeches, Ignacio, Browne, Paul, Bacon, Christopher L., Gaule, Richard, Gillett, Alexander, Byrne, Mary, Ryan, Kevin, O"Connell, Niamh, O"Sullivan, Jamie M., Conlon, Niall, O'Donnell, James S., COVID19 coagulopathy in Caucasian patients, British Journal of Haematology, 189, (6), 2020, p1044-1049 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Harvey S, Cremin M, Conlon N, Moore M, Leahy R, Felsenstein S., Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Type 1 Due to Novel ITGB2 Mutation., Irish medical journal, 113, (7), 2020, p129 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Moloney PB, Hutchinson S, Heskin J, Mulcahy F, Langan Y, Conlon NP, Linas BP, Takashi C, Cervantes-Arslanian AM., Possible N methyl D asparatate receptor antibody mediated encephalitis in the setting of HIV cerebrospinal escape., Journal of Neurology, 267, (5), 2020, p1348 - 1352 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Catherine King and Ciaran Judge and Aideen Byrne and Niall Conlon, Googling Allergy in Ireland: Content Analysis, Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22, (5), 2020, p16763 - 16763 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Fogarty, Helen, Townsend, Liam, Ni Cheallaigh, Cliona, Bergin, Colm, Martin"Loeches, Ignacio, Browne, Paul, Bacon, Christopher L., Gaule, Richard, Gillett, Alexander, Byrne, Mary, Ryan, Kevin, O'Connell, Niamh, O'Sullivan, Jamie M., Conlon, Niall, O'Donnell, James S., More on COVID"19 coagulopathy in Caucasian patients, British Journal of Haematology, 189, (6), 2020, p1060-1061 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Kelleher E, McNamara P, Dunne J, Fitzmaurice B, Heron EA, Whitty P, Walsh R, Mooney C, Hogan D, Conlon N, Gill M, Vincent A, Doherty CP, Corvin A., Prevalence of N-Methyl-d-Aspartate Receptor antibody (NMDAR-Ab) encephalitis in patients with first episode psychosis and treatment resistant schizophrenia on clozapine, a population based study., Schizophrenia research, 222, 2020, p455-461 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Dyer AH, McKenna L, Batten I, Jones K, Widdowson M, Dunne J, Conlon N, Reilly R, Woods CP, O'Neill D, Gibney J, Bourke NM, Kennelly SP., Peripheral Inflammation and Cognitive Performance in Middle-Aged Adults With and Without Type 2 Diabetes: Results From the ENBIND Study, Front. Aging Neurosci, 12, 2020 Journal Article, 2020 DOI URL

Dorjbal B, Stinson JR, Ma CA, Weinreich MA, Miraghazadeh B, Hartberger JM, Frey-Jakobs S, Weidinger S, Moebus L, Franke A, Schäffer AA, Bulashevska A, Fuchs S, Ehl S, Limaye S, Arkwright PD, Briggs TA, Langley C, Bethune C, Whyte AF, Alachkar H, Nejentsev S, DiMaggio T, Nelson CG, Stone KD, Nason M, Brittain EH, Oler AJ, Veltri DP, Leahy TR, Conlon N, Poli MC, Borzutzky A, Cohen JI, Davis J, Lambert MP, Romberg N, Sullivan KE, Paris K, Freeman AF, Lucas L, Chandrakasan S, Savic S, Hambleton S, Patel SY, Jordan MB, Theos A, Lebensburger J, Atkinson TP, Torgerson TR, Chinn IK, Milner JD, Grimbacher B, Cook MC, Snow AL., Hypomorphic caspase activation and recruitment domain 11 (CARD11) mutations associated with diverse immunologic phenotypes with or without atopic disease., The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 143, (4), 2019, p1482-1495 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Sara Naimimohasses, Philip O'Gorman, Ann Monaghan, Megan Kennedy, Dean Holden, Peter Beddy, Niall Conlon, Stephen Finn, Margaret Dunne, John Gormley, Jacintha O'Sullivan, Suzanne Norris, Significant reductions in intrahepatic Mucosal Associated Invariant T cells with increased terminal activation marker expression amongst NAFLD patients following a 12 week aerobic exercise program: a paired liver biopsy study, Journal of Heptology, EASL International Liver Congress, Vienna, 10/04/2019-14/04/201, 70, (1), Elsevier, 2019, ppe801- Poster, 2019 DOI

Farrell A, Judge C, Redenbaugh V, Awad H, Conlon N., Food-dependent exercise-induced reactions: lessons from a 15-year retrospective study., Ir J Med Sci, 188, (3), 2019, p815-819 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Lyons P.A., Peters J.E., Alberici F., Liley J., Coulson R.M.R., Astle W., Baldini C., Bonatti F., Cid M.C., Elding H., Emmi G., Epplen J., Guillevin L., Jayne D.R.W., Jiang T., Gunnarsson I., Lamprecht P., Leslie S., Little M.A., Martorana D., Moosig F., Neumann T., Ohlsson S., Quickert S., Ramirez G.A., Rewerska B., Schett G., Sinico R.A., Szczeklik W., Tesar V., Vukcevic D., Terrier B., Watts R.A., Vaglio A., Holle J.U., Wallace C., Smith K.G.C., Genome-wide association study of eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis reveals genomic loci stratified by ANCA status, Nature communications, 10, (1), 2019, p5120- Journal Article, 2019 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

Fazekas, B and Moreno-Olivera, A and Kelly, Y and O'Hara, P and Murray, S and Kennedy, A and Conlon, N and Scott, J and Melo, AM and Hickey, FB and Dooley, D and O'Brien, EC and Moran, S and Doherty, DG and Little, MA, Alterations in circulating lymphoid cell populations in systemic small vessel vasculitis are non-specific manifestations of renal injury, Clinical and experimental immunology, 191, (2), 2018, p180â€"188 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Cura Daball P, Ventura Ferreira MS, Ammann S, Klemann C, Lorenz MR, Warthorst U, Leahy TR, Conlon N, Roche J, Soler-Palacín P, Garcia-Prat M, Fuchs I, Fuchs S, Beier F, Brümmendorf TH, Speckmann C, Olbrich P, Neth O, Schwarz K, Ehl S, Rensing-Ehl A., CD57 identifies T cells with functional senescence before terminal differentiation and relative telomere shortening in patients with activated PI3 kinase delta syndrome., Immunology and Cell biology, 2018 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Coulter TI, Chandra A, Bacon CM, Babar J, Curtis J, Screaton N, Goodlad JR, Farmer G, Steele CL, Leahy TR, Doffinger R, Baxendale H, Bernatoniene J, Edgar JD, Longhurst HJ, Ehl S, Speckmann C, Grimbacher B, Sediva A, Milota T, Faust SN, Williams AP, Hayman G, Kucuk ZY, Hague R, French P, Brooker R, Forsyth P, Herriot R, Cancrini C, Palma P, Ariganello P, Conlon N, Feighery C, Gavin PJ, Jones A, Imai K, Ibrahim MA, Markelj G, Abinun M, Rieux-Laucat F, Latour S, Pellier I, Fischer A, Touzot F, Casanova JL, Durandy A, Burns SO, Savic S, Kumararatne DS, Moshous D, Kracker S, Vanhaesebroeck B, Okkenhaug K, Picard C, Nejentsev S, Condliffe AM, Cant AJ., Clinical spectrum and features of activated phosphoinositide 3-kinase " syndrome: A large patient cohort study., The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 139, (2), 2017, p597-606.e4 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Murray C, Ryan R, O'Connell F, Conlon N, Nicholson S., The pulmonary artery sarcoma that wasn't., Histopathology, 71, (2), 2017, p329-331 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Blau IW, Conlon N, Petermann R, Nikolov N, Plesner T., Facilitated subcutaneous immunoglobulin administration (fSCIg): a new treatment option for patients with secondary immune deficiencies., Expert review of clinical immunology, 12, (7), 2016, p705-711 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Canney M, O'Hara PV, McEvoy CM, Medani S, Connaughton DM, Abdalla AA, Doyle R, Stack AG, O'Seaghdha CM, Clarkson MR, Griffin MD, Holian J, Dorman AM, Niland A, Keogan M, Wallace EM, Conlon NP, Walsh C, Kelly A, Little MA., Spatial and Temporal Clustering of Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease., Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN, 11, (8), 2016, p1392-1399 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Brown P, Conlon N, Feighery C., Toothache and hearing loss: early symptoms of granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA)., BMJ case reports, 2016, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Galvin S, Bowe C, O Regan EM, Conlon N, Flint SR, Healy C, Circumorificial Plasmacytosis / Plasma cell mucositis: a case series and review of the literature , Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, 122, (3), 2016, pe77 - e81 Journal Article, 2016

Higgins, E., Al Shehri, T., McAleer, M.A., Conlon, N., Feighery, C., Lilic, D., Irvine, A.D., Use of ruxolitinib to successfully treat chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis caused by gain-of-function signal transducer and activator of transcription 1 (STAT1) mutation, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 135, (2), 2015, p551-553 Journal Article, 2015

Conlon NP, Abramovitch A, Murray G, O'Hanrahan A, Wallace D, Holohan K, Cleary N, Feighery C, Lee-Brennan C., Allergy in Irish adults: a survey of referrals and outcomes at a major centre., Ir J Med Sci, 184, (2), 2015, p349-352 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Conlon NP, Edgar JD., Adherence to best practice guidelines in chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) improves patient outcome., European journal of dermatology : EJD, 24, (3), 2014, p385-386 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Edgar JD, Buckland M, Guzman D, Conlon NP, Knerr V, Bangs C, Reiser V, Panahloo Z, Workman S, Slatter M, Gennery AR, Davies EG, Allwood Z, Arkwright PD, Helbert M, Longhurst HJ, Grigoriadou S, Devlin LA, Huissoon A, Krishna MT, Hackett S, Kumararatne DS, Condliffe AM, Baxendale H, Henderson K, Bethune C, Symons C, Wood P, Ford K, Patel S, Jain R, Jolles S, El-Shanawany T, Alachkar H, Herwadkar A, Sargur R, Shrimpton A, Hayman G, Abuzakouk M, Spickett G, Darroch CJ, Paulus S, Marshall SE, McDermott EM, Heath PT, Herriot R, Noorani S, Turner M, Khan S, Grimbacher B., The United Kingdom Primary Immune Deficiency (UKPID) Registry: report of the first 4 years' activity 2008-2012., Clinical and experimental immunology, 175, (1), 2014, p68-78 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Steele C, Conlon N, Edgar JD., Diagnosis of immediate food allergy., BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 349, 2014, pg3695 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Conlon, N.P., Hayden, P., Barnes, L., Doran, M., O'Shea, F., Feigher, C., Schnitzler's syndrome; a case highlighting the complications of long-standing acquired autoinflammation, European Journal of Dermatology, 24, (3), 2014, p405-406 Journal Article, 2014

Elliott JA, McCormack O, Tchrakian N, Conlon N, Ryan CE, Lim KT, Ullah N, Mahmud N, Ravi N, McKiernan S, Feighery C, Reynolds JV, Eosinophilic ascites with marked peripheral eosinophilia: a diagnostic challenge., European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology, 26, (4), 2014, p478-84 Journal Article, 2014 DOI TARA - Full Text

Feighery C, Conlon N, Abuzakouk M., Skin ulcer presentation of Wegener's granulomatosis., BMJ case reports, 2010, 2010 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Feighery C, Conlon N, Jackson J, Adult population screening for coeliac disease: comparison of tissue-transglutaminase antibody and anti-endomysial antibody tests, European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology , 18, (11), 2006, p1173 - 1175 Journal Article, 2006

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications


Byrne A, Hourihane J, Edgar D, Moylett E, Tormey V, O'Leary P, Conlon N, Lee-Brennan C, Trujillo J, Leahy R, Khalib K , FAQs about COVID vaccines for people with pre-existing allergic conditions,, 2021 Report, 2021

Pelleau, St{\'e, Serological reconstruction of COVID-19 epidemics through analysis of antibody kinetics to SARS-CoV-2 proteins, medRxiv, 2021 Journal Article, 2021

Bergin, C and Conlon, N and Choitir, CN and Adams, R and King, F and Gilvarry, P, Interim Recommendations for the use of Tocilizumab in the Management of Patients who have Severe COVID-19 with Suspected Hyperinflammation, 2020 Report, 2020

Conlon, Niall and Steele, Cathal and David, Edgar, Immunoglobulin replacement therapy does not reduce antibiotic prescriptions in patients with specific antibody deficiency: P. 69, 174, 2013, pp33--34 Conference Paper, 2013

Coulter, Tanya and Conlon, Niall and Abuzakouk, Mohamed and Jackson, John and Feighery, Conleth, Features at presentation in a series of patients (n= 10) with Churgâ€"Strauss syndrome: D18, Apmis, 117, 2009, p100--101 Journal Article, 2009



National Specialty Director for Immunology (Clinical and Laboratory) 3/4/21

IAAI Lead Conference Organiser 2015-2019

IAAI Board Member 2014-2021

National Specialty Committee Member 2014-2021

Co-Chair of STTAR COVID Bioresource 2020-2021

Primary Immunodeficiency UK (PIDUK Charity) NI/Ireland Representative 2013-2021

PRECISE seroprevalence study - site laboratory lead and steering group member 2020-2021

CSU-Plus Steering Group 2020-2021

St. James's Hospital Research and Innovation Committee 2020

Board Member: European Union of Medical Specialists Allergology Section 2016-2018

Awards and Honours

Edmund Rice Gold Medal 1995

Foundation Scholarship 1996

Joan Cooper Memorial Prize 1999

McGeown Medal 2004

UKPIN Abstract prize 2013


Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists 2014 – current

Fellow of the Faculty of Pathology of Ireland 2018 – current

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 2020 – current

UK Primary Immunedodeficiency Network (member) 2014 – date

Irish Association of Allergy and Immunology (Management Committee) 2014 – date

European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2016 – date