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Professor Anne Marie Tobin
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Gallagher CG, Kirthi SK, Cotter CC, Revuz JR, Tobin AMT, Could isotretinoin flare hidradenitis suppurativa? A case series., Clinical and Experimental Dermatology:, Epub ahead of Print, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Flynn, Aoibheann and de Bhailis, Aine and Tobin, Ann-Marie and Mellotte, George and Connolly, Maureen, Caliphylaxis causes recurrent pancreatitus, JAAD Case Reports, 5, (2), 2019, p134 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Founta O, Adamzik K, Tobin AM, Kirby B, Hevey D, Psychological Distress, Alexithymia and Alcohol Misuse in Patients with Psoriasis: A Cross-Sectional Study., Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 26, (2), 2019, p220 - 219 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Prast-Nielsen S, Tobin AM, Adamzik K, Powles A, Hugerth L, Sweeney C, Kirby B, Engstrand L, Fry L, Investigation of the Skin Microbiome: Swabs vs Biopsies., British Journal of Dermatology, Epub ahead of Print, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Malara A, Hughes R, Jennings L, Sweeney CM, Lynch M, Awdeh F, Timoney I, Tobin AM, Lynam-Loane K, Tobin L, Hogan A, O'Shea D, Kirby B, Adipokines are dysregulated in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa., The British journal of dermatology, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Gallagher C, Kirthi S, Bourke T, O'Shea D, Tobin AM, Commentary on response to remission of hidradenitis suppurativa after bariatric surgery., JAAD case reports, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Flynn A, de Bhailis A, Tobin AM, Mellotte G, Connolly M, Pancreatitis associated with calciphylaxis successfully treated with sodium thiosulfate., JAAD case reports, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Dolan M, Connolly M, Tobin AM, Assessment of a visual risk communication aid used to support patients with psoriasis in deciding about biological therapy., Clinical and experimental dermatology, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Julianne Clowry, Kevin Molloy, Laura Nestor, Katherine Edwards, Asad Salim, Maureen Connolly, Anne-Marie Tobin, Narrow-band ultraviolet B phototherapy outcomes in atopic dermatitis-A single-centre retrospective review, Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Flynn A, Ni Raghallaigh S, Impey K, Connolly M, Tobin AM, Patients with psoriasis are frequently using sunbeds., Clinical and experimental dermatology, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Hughes R, Knudsen E, Kirthi S, Kelly G, Tobin AM, Sweeney CM, Jemec GBE, Kirby B, Framingham risk assessment in hidradenitis suppurativa., The British journal of dermatology, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Kirthi S, Hellen R, O'Connor R, Connolly M, Tobin AM, McNamara D, Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Crohn's Disease: A Case Series., Irish medical journal, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

O'Connor R, Flynn A, Crowther S, Tobin AM, Connolly M, Drug-induced photodistributed rash., Clinical and experimental dermatology, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Barry Moran, Cheryl M. Sweeney, Rosalind Hughes, Anna Malara, Shivashini Kirthi, Anne-Marie Tobin, Brian Kirby, Jean M. Fletcher, Hidradenitis Suppurativa Is Characterized by Dysregulation of the Th17:Treg Cell Axis, Which Is Corrected by Anti-TNF Therapy, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 137, (11), 2017, p2389--2395 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Flynn A, Molony P, Keeting C, Cullen J, Tobin AM, Image Gallery: Systemic sarcoidosis presenting within the black pigment of a cosmetic tattoo., The British journal of dermatology, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Sampogna F, Puig L, Spuls P, Girolomoni G, Radtke MA, Kirby B, Brunori M, Bergmans P, Smirnov P, Rundle J, Lavie F, Paul C, EPIDEPSO Investigators, Prevalence of alexithymia in patients with psoriasis and its association with disease burden: a multicentre observational study., The British journal of dermatology, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Lynch M, Ahern T, Sweeney CM, Malara A, Tobin AM, O'Shea D, Kirby B, Adipokines, psoriasis, systemic inflammation, and endothelial dysfunction., International journal of dermatology, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Nestor LA, Tobin AM, Oral Sweet's syndrome occurring in ulcerative colitis., BMJ case reports, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Flynn A, Kiely C, Tobin AM, Jeffers M, Connolly M, Enlarging plaques and nodules on the face and legs., Clinical and experimental dermatology, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Kirthi S, Tobin AM, Hussey M, Scaldaferri F, McNamara D. , Anti-TNF á antibody induced psoriasiform skin lesions in patients with inflammatory bowel disease; an Irish cohort study. , Quaterly Journal of Medicine, 110, (6), 2017, p379 - 382 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Gallagher C, Kirthi S, Burke T, O'Shea D, Tobin AM, Remission of hidradenitis suppurativa after bariatric surgery., JAAD case reports, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Delany E, Gormley G, Hughes R, McCarthy S, Kirthi S, Markham T, Tobin AM, Murphy M, Kirby B, A cross-sectional epidemiological study of hidradenitis suppurativa in an Irish population (SHIP)., Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Tobin AM, Sadlier M, Collins P, Rogers S, FitzGerald O, Kirby B, Fatigue as a symptom in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: an observational study., The British journal of dermatology, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Nestor L, Clowry J, Molloy K, Connolly M, Salim A, Tobin AM, Nicotinamide for prevention of nonmelanoma skin cancers: a change in practice?, Clinical and experimental dermatology, 42, (8), 2017, p945 - 946 Journal Article, 2017

Keating C, Flynn A, Leonard N, Crotty P, Tobin AM, Connolly M, An unsual cause of bilateral pigmentation on the upper back., Clinical and experimental dermatology, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Cheryl M. Sweeney, Shane E. Russell, Anna Malara, Genevieve Kelly, Rosalind Hughes, Anne-Marie Tobin, Karoline Adamzik, Patrick T. Walsh, Brian Kirby, Human β-Defensin 3 and Its Mouse Ortholog Murine β-Defensin 14 Activate Langerhans Cells and Exacerbate Psoriasis-Like Skin Inflammation in Mice, Journal of Investigative Dermatology, 136, (3), 2016, p723-727 Journal Article, 2016 DOI TARA - Full Text

Dunphy SE, Sweeney CM, Kelly G, Tobin AM, Kirby B, Gardiner CM, Natural killer cells from psoriasis vulgaris patients have reduced levels of cytotoxicity associated degranulation and cytokine production., Clinical immunology (Orlando, Fla.), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Kelly G, Hughes R, McGarry T, van den Born M, Adamzik K, Fitzgerald R, Lawlor C, Tobin AM, Sweeney CM, Kirby B., Dysregulated cytokine expression in lesional and nonlesional skin in hidradenitis suppurativa, British Journal of Dermatolog, 173, (6), 2015, p1431 - 1439 Journal Article, 2015

Lynch M, Tobin AM, Ahern T, O'Shea D, Kirby B, Sitagliptin for severe psoriasis., Clin Exp Dermatol. 2014 Oct;39(7):841-2, 39, (7), 2014, p841 - 842 Journal Article, 2014

Kelly G, Sweeney CM, Tobin AM, Kirby B., nt J Dermatol. 2014 Oct;53(10):1186-96., Hidradenitis suppurativa: the role of immune dysregulation., 53, (10), 2014, p1186 - 1196 Journal Article, 2014

Hall B, Kiely C, Tobin AM, McNamara D, HAHA antibodies -- not such a funny story, J Crohns Colitis., 8, (5), 2014, p439 - 440 Journal Article, 2014

Tobin AM, Hackett CB, Rogers S, Collins P, Richards HL, O'Shea D, Kirby B., Body mass index, waist circumference and HOMA-IR correlate with the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index in patients with psoriasis receiving phototherapy., Br J Dermatol. 2014, (171), 2014, p426-8.- Journal Article, 2014

Kelly G, Sweeney CM, Fitzgerald R, O'Keane MP, Kilbane M, Lally A, Tobin AM, McKenna MJ, Kirby B., Vitamin D status in hidradenitis suppurativa., Br J Dermatol. , 170, (6), 2014, p1379 - 1380 Journal Article, 2014

T Ahern, AM Tobin, M Corrigan, A Hogan, C Sweeney, B Kirby, D O'shea, Glucagon‐like peptide‐1 analogue therapy for psoriasis patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study, Glucagon‐like peptide‐1 analogue therapy for psoriasis patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study, 27, (11), 2013, p1440- Journal Article, 2013

Murad AA, Jeffers M, Tobin AM, Connolly M, Purpura fulminans in a patient with mixed connective tissue disease., BMJ Case Rep.. , (30), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Tobin AM, Ahern T, Rogers S, Collins P, O'Shea D, Kirby B., ,The dermatological consequences of obesity, Send to Int J Dermatol. 2013 Aug;52(8):927-32, 52, (8), 2013, p927 - 932 Journal Article, 2013

Reid CT, Tobin AM, Ahern T, O'Shea D, Kirby B., Liraglutide in combination with acitretin for severe recalcitrant psoriasis., Br J Dermatol. 2013 Jul;169(1):230-1., 169, (1), 2013, p230 - 231 Journal Article, 2013

Murad AA, Connolly M, Tobin AM., Rosuvastatin-induced pemphigoid., BMJ Case Reports, 5, (8), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

McDonald I, Connolly M, Tobin AM, A review of psoriasis, a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease and its impact on folate and homocysteine metabolism., J Nutr Metab. , 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Sweeney CM, Tobin AM, Kirby B, Innate immunity in the pathogenesis of psoriasis., Arch Dermatol Res. 2011 Dec;303(10):691-705, 303, (10), 2011, p691 - 705 Journal Article, 2011

AM Tobin, R Hughes, EB Hand, T Leong, IM Graham, B Kirby, Homocysteine status and cardiovascular risk factors in patients with psoriasis: a case-control study, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology:, 36, (1), 2011, p19 - 23 Journal Article, 2011

WH Boehncke, S Boehncke, AM Tobin, B Kirby, The 'psoriatic march': a concept of how severe psoriasis may drive cardiovascular comorbidity, Experimental Dermatology, 20, (4), 2011, p303 - 307 Journal Article, 2011

Hogan AE, Tobin AM, Ahern T, Corrigan MA, Gaoatswe G, Jackson R, O'Reilly V, Lynch L, Doherty DG, Moynagh PN, Kirby B, O'Connell J, O'Shea D, Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and the regulation of human invariant natural killer T cells: lessons from obesity, diabetes and psoriasis., Diabetologia, 2011 Journal Article, 2011 DOI TARA - Full Text

Tobin AM, Lynch L, Kirby B, O'Farrelly C, Natural killer cells in psoriasis., J Innate Immun. 2011;3(4):403-10, 3, (4), 2011, p403 - 410 Journal Article, 2011

AM Tobin, DJ Veale, O FitzGerald, S Rogers, P Collinsm D O'Shea, B Kirby, Cardiovascular disesase and risk factors in patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, The Journal of Rheumatology, 37, (7), 2010, p1386 - 1394 Journal Article, 2010

Tobin AM, Langan SM, Collins P, Kirby B, Generalized pustular psoriasis (von Zumbusch) following the use of calcipotriol and betamethasone dipropionate ointment: a report of two cases., Clin Exp Dermatol, 34, (5), 2009, p629-30- Journal Article, 2009

Tobin AM, Higgins EM, Norris S, Kirby B., Prevalence of psoriasis in patients with alcoholic liver disease., Clin Exp Dermatol, 34, (6), 2009, p698 - 701 Journal Article, 2009

Tobin AM, Maguire B, Enright H, Kirby B, The effects of phototherapy on the numbers of circulating natural killer cells and T lymphocytes in psoriasis., Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed., 25, (2), 2009, p109 - 110 Journal Article, 2009

Ambrose NL, Tobin AM, Howard D., Etanercept treatment in Sweet's syndrome with inflammatory arthritis., J Rheumatol. 2009 Jun;36(6):1348-9, 36, (6), 2009, p1348 - 1349 Journal Article, 2009

Tobin AM, Kirby B, Psoriasis: an opportunity to identify cardiovascular risk., Send to Br J Dermatol, 161, (3), 2009, p719- Journal Article, 2009

Field S, Kelly G, Tobin A.-M, Barragry J.M, Conlon K.C, Kirby B, Severe deterioration of psoriasis due to an insulinoma, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 33, (2), 2008, p145 - 147 Journal Article, 2008 DOI URL

Treatment of Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris in, editor(s)Mark Lebwohl Warren Heymann John Berth-Jones Ian Coulson , Treatment of Skin Disease, New York, Elsevier, 2008, [AM Tobin, B Kirby] Book Chapter, 2008

Malik M, Tobin AM, Shanahan F, O'Morain C, Kirby B, Bourke J., Steroid allergy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, British Journal of Dermatology, 157, (5), 2007, p967-9 Journal Article, 2007

Hughes R, Ward D, Tobin AM, Keegan K, Kirby B, The use of alternative medicine in pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis, Send to Pediatr Dermatol., 24, (2), 2007, p118 - 120 Journal Article, 2007

C.M. HEALY, A.M. TOBIN, B. KIRBY, S. FLINT, Oral lesions as an initial manifestation of dermatomyositis with occult malignancy, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, 101, 2006, p184 - 187 Journal Article, 2006

Tobin AM, Barragry J, Kirby B, O'Shea L., Adrenal suppression following topical use of clobetasol propionate illegally supplied as a bleaching agent., Ir Med J, 98, (4), 2005, p118- Journal Article, 2005

Tobin AM, Kirby B., Successful treatment of recalcitrant acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau with adalimumab and acitretin., British Journal of Dermatology, 153, (2), 2005, p445 - 446 Journal Article, 2005

Tobin AM, Kirby B., TNF alpha inhibitors in the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis., BioDrugs, 19, (1), 2005, p47 - 57 Journal Article, 2005

Tobin AM, Kirby B, Airborne contact dermatitis induced by a neighbour's beehives., Contact Dermatitis., 49, (4), 2003, p214 - 215 Journal Article, 2003

Research Expertise

Keywords

Innate Immunity; Psoriasis

Recognition

Representations

Clinical Lead in National Clinical Programme in Dermatology RCPI/HSE July 2014

Member of the Skin Cancer Clinical Leads Group - National Cancer Control Programme 2016

Member of National Steering Committee for Value in Biological Medicines in Acute Hospitals 2018

Board Member of the Irish Skin Foundation 2017 - date 2017

Member of the Scientific Committee of the Irish Association of Dermatologists 2012

Vice - chair of Psoriasis Association 2015

Journal Reviewer: British Journal of Dermatology, Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Dermatology 2012

External Examiner for PhD Thesis University of Manchester 2014

External examiner MSc thesis UCC 2011

Judging Committee of British Association of Dermatologists Annual Meeting 2014

Awards and Honours

Gold Medal in Pharmaceutics 1989

Gold Medal in Pharmacognosy 1989

Burrows Cup Irish Association of Dermatologists 2010

Jacobs Medal Royal Academy of Medicine 2012

Rogers Plate Irish Association of Dermatologists 2015

Burrows Cup Irish Association of Dermatologists 2017

O Morain Research Medal, Tallaght University Hospital 2018

Burrows Cup Irish Association of Dermatologists 2019

Memberships

Fellow Royal College of Physicians Ireland 2018 – date

Irish Association of Dermatologists 2004 – date

British Association of Dermatologists 2008 – date

Royal Academy of Medicine Ireland 2010 – date

Royal Society of Medicine 2012 – date

British Society for Investigative Dermatology 2010 – date

Irish Society for Immunology 2010 – date

International Psoriasis Council 2016 – date

European Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation 2018 – date