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Dr. Caroline Daly
Clinical Senior Lecturer, School Office - Medicine

Biography

Dr Daly was appointed as Consultant Cardiologist in St James Hospital in 2010, and has held the post of Senior Clinical Lecturer Trinity College Dublin since 2011. She completed undergraduate studies in Trinity College Dublin, graduating with honours in 1995, became a member of the Royal College of Physicians in 1997 and entered higher specialist training in Cardioloogy in 1998. Between 1998 and 2000 she completed the Trinity MSc in Cardiology. Two years of clinical cardiology in Dublin were followed by 7 years in London where she completed a PhD through Imperial College London, and also continued clinical cardiology training including subspecialist cardiac imaging training in the Royal Brompton Hospital before an advanced imaging fellowship in the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston in 2008. She then returned to Dublin as director of cardiac imaging in CAMI, the Centre for Advanced Medical Imaging in St James Hospital. From 2010 she was appointed as a full time consultant cardiologist in St James and through cooperation with the Radiology department, has developed St James to be the largest public provider of advanced cardiac imaging in the country, nuclear, MRI and CT. From 2011 she has been the director of the Heart Failure serivce in St James's and since 2014 the Clinical Lead for Cardiology

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bajrangee, A., Coughlan, J.J., Teehan, S., O'Connor, C., Murphy, R.T., Foley, B., Daly, C., Burke, D., Maree, A.O., Crean, P.A., Early and mid-term outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in Ireland, IJC Heart and Vasculature, 16, 2017, p1-3 Journal Article, 2017

Morgan RB, McCullagh L, Barry M, Daly C, The cost of inpatient management of heart failure patients: a microcosting study in the Irish healthcare setting., 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Camm, A.J., Manolis, A., Ambrosio, G., Daly, C., Komajda, M., Lopez De Sa, E., Lopez-Sendon, J.L., Mugelli, A., Muggli, F., Tamargo, J., Unresolved issues in the management of chronic stable angina, International Journal of Cardiology, 201, 2015, p200-207 Journal Article, 2015

Loy, A., Morgan, R., O"Dea, S., Daly, C., Mulcahy, F., Clinically significant extra-cardiac findings in asymptomatic HIV-positive men undergoing cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, International Journal of STD and AIDS, 26, (5), 2015, p346-351 Journal Article, 2015

Abdullah, A.S., Yagoub, H., Kiernan, T.J., Daly, C., Rapidly progressive coronary artery disease as the first manifestation of antiphospholipid syndrome, BMJ Case Reports, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Daly, C.A., Abbasi, S., Kwong, R.Y., Cardiac Imaging, Pathobiology of Human Disease: A Dynamic Encyclopedia of Disease Mechanisms, 2014, p4019-4045 Journal Article, 2014

Mc Cormack O, Zaborowski A, King S, Healy L, Daly C, O"Farrell N, Donohoe CL, Ravi N, Reynolds JV, New-onset atrial fibrillation post-surgery for esophageal and junctional cancer: incidence, management, and impact on short- and long-term outcomes., Annals of surgery, 260, (5), 2014, p772-8; discussion 778 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Francis, S.A., Daly, C., Heydari, B., Abbasi, S., Shah, R.V., Kwong, R.Y., Cost-effectiveness analysis for imaging techniques with a focus on cardiovascular magnetic resonance, Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 15, (1), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Riaz, A., Hieb, H., Foley, B., Mulvihill, N., Crean, P., Murphy, R.T., Daly, C., Boyle, N., Safety of therapeutic hypothermia in post VF/VT cardiac arrest patients, Irish Medical Journal, 106, (2), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Neilan, T.G., Coelho-Filho, O.R., Danik, S.B., Shah, R.V., Dodson, J.A., Verdini, D.J., Tokuda, M., Daly, C.A., Tedrow, U.B., Stevenson, W.G., Jerosch-Herold, M., Ghoshhajra, B.B., Kwong, R.Y., CMR quantification of myocardial scar provides additive prognostic information in nonischemic cardiomyopathy, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging, 6, (9), 2013, p944-954 Journal Article, 2013

Daly, C., Kwong, R.Y., Cardiac MRI for myocardial ischemia., Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, 9, (3), 2013, p123-131 Journal Article, 2013

Daly, C., Coelho-Filho, O.R., Kwong, R.Y., Recent Developments in Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular MRI, Current Cardiovascular Imaging Reports, 3, (3), 2010, p175-186 Journal Article, 2010

Daly, C.A., Clemens, F., Lopez Sendon, J.L., Tavazzi, L., Boersma, E., Danchin, N., Delahaye, F., Gitt, A., Julian, D., Mulcahy, D., Ruzyllo, W., Thygesen, K., Verheugt, F., Fox, K.M., Inadequate control of heart rate in patients with stable angina: Results from the European Heart Survey, Postgraduate Medical Journal, 86, (1014), 2010, p212-217 Journal Article, 2010

Daly, C., Fitzgerald, A.P., O'callaghan, P., Collins, P., Cooney, M.T., Graham, I.M., Homocysteine increases the risk associated with hyperlipidaemia, European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 16, (2), 2009, p150-155 Journal Article, 2009

Daly, C.A., Stepinska, J., Deptuch, T., Ruzyllo, W., Fox, K., Gitt, A., Tendera, M., Fox, K., Differences in presentation and management of Stable Angina from East to West in Europe: A comparison between Poland and the UK, International Journal of Cardiology, 125, (3), 2008, p311-318 Journal Article, 2008

Collins, P., Rosano, G., Casey, C., Daly, C., Gambacciani, M., Hadji, P., Kaaja, R., Mikkola, T., Palacios, S., Preston, R., Simon, T., Stevenson, J., Stramba-Badiale, M., Management of cardiovascular risk in the peri-menopausal woman--a consensus statement of European cardiologists and gynaecologists,Zwalczanie czynników ryzyka chorób uk"adu sercowo-naczyniowego u kobiet w okresie oko"omenopauzalnym--wspólne stanowisko kardiologów i ginekologów europejskich., Kardiologia polska, 65, (11), 2007 Journal Article, 2007

Ramzy, I.S., Daly, C.A., O'Sullivan, C.A., Lam, Y.-Y., Kemp, M., Hooper, J., Dancy, M., Henein, M.Y., Ventricular endocrine and mechanical function following thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction, International Journal of Cardiology, 117, (1), 2007, p51-58 Journal Article, 2007

Daly, C.A., Hildebrandt, P., Bertrand, M., Ferrari, R., Remme, W., Simoons, M., Fox, K.M., Adverse prognosis associated with the metabolic syndrome in established coronary artery disease: Data from the EUROPA trial, Heart, 93, (11), 2007, p1406-1411 Journal Article, 2007

Collins, P., Rosano, G., Casey, C., Daly, C., Gambacciani, M., Hadji, P., Kaaja, R., Mikkola, T., Palacios, S., Preston, R., Simon, T., Stevenson, J., Stramba-Badiale, M., Management of cardiovascular risk in the perimenopausal women: A consensus statement of European cardiologists and gynecologists, Climacteric, 10, (6), 2007, p508-526 Journal Article, 2007

Collins, P., Rosano, G., Casey, C., Daly, C., Gambacciani, M., Hadji, P., Kaaja, R., Mikkola, T., Palacios, S., Preston, R., Simon, T., Stevenson, J., Stramba-Badiale, M., Management of cardiovascular risk in the peri-menopausal woman: A consensus statement of European cardiologists and gynaecologists, European Heart Journal, 28, (16), 2007, p2028-2040 Journal Article, 2007

Stramba-Badiale, M., Fox, K.M., Priori, S.G., Collins, P., Daly, C., Graham, I., Jonsson, B., Schenck-Gustafsson, K., Tendera, M., Cardiovascular diseases in women: A statement from the policy conference of the European Society of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, 27, (8), 2006, p994-1005 Journal Article, 2006

Daly, C., Clemens, F., Lopez Sendon, J.L., Tavazzi, L., Boersma, E., Danchin, N., Delahaye, F., Gitt, A., Julian, D., Mulcahy, D., Ruzyllo, W., Thygesen, K., Verheugt, F., Fox, K.M., Gender differences in the management and clinical outcome of stable angina, Circulation, 113, (4), 2006, p490-498 Journal Article, 2006

Fox, K., Alonso Garcia, M.A., Ardissino, D., Buszman, P., Camici, P.G., Crea, F., Daly, C., De Backer, G., Hjemdahl, P., Lopez-Sendon, J., Marco, J., Morais, J., Pepper, J., Sechtem, U., Simoons, M., Thygesen, K., Guidelines on the management of stable angina pectoris: Executive summary - The Task Force on the Management of Stable Angina Pectoris of the European Society of Cardiology, European Heart Journal, 27, (11), 2006, p1341-1381 Journal Article, 2006

Fox, K., Garcia, M.A., Ardissino, D., Buszman, P., Camici, P.G., Crea, F., Daly, C., Backer, G., Hjemdahl, P., Lopez-Sendon, J., Marco, J., Morais, J., Pepper, J., Sechtem, U., Simoons, M., Thygsen, K., Guidelines on the management of stable angina pectoris; the experts of the European Society of Cardiology on the management of stable angina pectoris,Wytyczne postepowania w stabilnej d"awicy piersiowej., Kardiologia polska, 64, (8), 2006, p823-880 Journal Article, 2006

Golino, P., Savonitto, S., Fox, K., Alonso Garcia, M.A., Ardissino, D., Buszman, P., Camici, P.G., Crea, F., Daly, C., De Backer, G., Hjemdahl, P., Lopez-Sendon, J., Marco, J., Morais, J., Pepper, J., Sechtem, U., Simoons, M., Thygesen, K., Priori, S.G., Blanc, J.-J., Budaj, A., Camm, J., Dean, V., Deckers, J., Dickstein, K., Lekakis, J., McGregor, K., Metra, M., Osterspey, A., Tamargo, J., Zamorano, J.L., Andreotti, F., Becher, H., Dietz, R., Fraser, A., Gray, H., Hernandez Antolin, R.A., Huber, K., Kremastinos, D.T., Maseri, A., Nesser, H.-J., Pasierski, T., Sigwart, U., Tubaro, M., Weis, M., Guidelines on the management of stable angina pectoris: Executive summary,Linee guida per il trattamento dell'angina pectoris stabile: Riassunto esecutivo, Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia, 7, (8), 2006, p535-583 Journal Article, 2006

Daly, C., Clemens, F., Lopez-Sendon, J.L., Tavazzi, L., Boersma, E., Danchin, N., Delahaye, F., Gitt, A., Julian, D., Mulcahy, D., Ruzyllo, W., Thygesen, K., Verheugt, F., Fox, K.M., The impact of guideline compliant medical therapy on clinical outcome in patients with stable angina: Findings from the Euro Heart Survey of stable angina, European Heart Journal, 27, (11), 2006, p1298-1304 Journal Article, 2006

Fox, K., Daly, C., Guidelines on the management of stable angina pectoris: Reply [2], European Heart Journal, 27, (21), 2006, p2606-2607 Journal Article, 2006

Daly, C.A., De Stavola, B., Fox, K.M., Predicting prognosis in stable angina-results from the Euro heart survey of stable angina: Prospective observational study, British Medical Journal, 332, (7536), 2006, p262-265 Journal Article, 2006

Daly, C., DeBacker, G., Fox, K., Guidelines on the management of stable angina pectoris: Executive summary: The Task Force on the Management of Stable Angina Pectoris of the European Society of Cardiology: Reply [6], European Heart Journal, 27, (23), 2006, p2903 Journal Article, 2006

Fox, K., García, M.Á.A., Ardissino, D., Buszman, P., Camici, P.G., Crea, F., Daly, C., de Backer, G., Hjemdahl, P., López-Sendón, J., Marco, J., Morais, J., Pepper, J., Sechtem, U., Simoons, M., Thygesen, K., Guidelines on the management of stable angina pectoris: Executive summary,Guía sobre el manejo de la angina estable. Versión resumida, Revista Espanola de Cardiologia, 59, (9), 2006, p919-970 Journal Article, 2006

Harney, S.M.J., Timperley, J., Daly, C., Harin, A., James, T., Brown, M.A., Banning, A.P., Fox, K., Donnelly, S., Wordsworth, B.P., Brain natriuretic peptide is a potentially useful screening tool for the detection of cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 65, (1), 2006, p136 Journal Article, 2006

Daly, C.A., Clemens, F., Lopez Sendon, J.L., Tavazzi, L., Boersma, E., Danchin, N., Delahaye, F., Gitt, A., Julian, D., Mulcahy, D., Ruzyllo, W., Thygesen, K., Verbeugt, F., Fox, K.M., The initial management of stable angina in Europe, from the Euro Heart Survey: A description of pharmacological management and revascularization strategies initiated within the first month of presentation to a cardiologist in the Euro Heart Survey of Stable Angina, European Heart Journal, 26, (10), 2005, p1011-1022 Journal Article, 2005

Daly, C.A., Clemens, F., Lopez Sendon, J.L., Tavazzi, L., Boersma, E., Danchin, N., Delahaye, F., Gitt, A., Julian, D., Mulcahy, D., Ruzyllo, W., Thygesen, K., Verheugt, F., Fox, K.M., The clinical characteristics and investigations planned in patients with stable angina presenting to cardiologists in Europe: From the Euro Heart Survey of Stable Angina, European Heart Journal, 26, (10), 2005, p996-1010 Journal Article, 2005

Purcell, H., Daly, C., Reducing cardiovascular risk in diabetes, Practitioner, 249, (1669), 2005, p223-230 Journal Article, 2005

O'Sullivan, C.A., Duncan, A., Daly, C., Li, W., Oldershaw, P., Henein, M.Y., Dobutamine stress-induced ischemic right ventricular dysfunction and its relation to cardiac output in patients with three-vessel coronary artery disease with angina-like symptoms, American Journal of Cardiology, 96, (5), 2005, p622-627 Journal Article, 2005

Daly, C.A., Fox, K.M., Remme, W.J., Bertrand, M.E., Ferrari, R., Simoons, M.L., The effect of perindopril on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetes in the EUROPA study: Results from the PERSUADE substudy, European Heart Journal, 26, (14), 2005, p1369-1378 Journal Article, 2005

Kalra, P.R., Gomma, A., Daly, C., Clague, J.R., Squire, I.B., Ng, L.L., Fox, K.F., Reduction in plasma concentrations of N terminal pro B type natriuretic peptide following percutaneous coronary intervention, Heart, 90, (11), 2004, p1334-1335 Journal Article, 2004

Daly, C., Purcell, H., Optimising treatment of hypertension to prevent cardiovascular complications in type 2 diabetes, British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease, 3, (4), 2003, p274-276 Journal Article, 2003

Daly, C., Norrie, J., Murdoch, D.L., Ford, I., Dargie, H.J., Fox, K., The value of routine non-invasive tests to predict clinical outcome in stable angina, European Heart Journal, 24, (6), 2003, p532-540 Journal Article, 2003

Cohn, P.F., Fox, K.M., Daly, C., Silent myocardial ischemia, Circulation, 108, (10), 2003, p1263-1277 Journal Article, 2003

Daly, C., Saravanan, P., Fox, K., Is calcium the clue?, European Heart Journal, 23, (20), 2002, p1562-1566 Journal Article, 2002

Schachter, M., Purcell, H., Daly, C., Sheppard, M., Management of overweight and obesity in patients with cardiovascular disease, British Journal of Cardiology, 9, (1), 2002, p42-46 Journal Article, 2002

Fox, K., Daly, C., Angina: Identifying and managing the patient at risk, Dialogues in Cardiovascular Medicine, 7, (2), 2002, p71-91 Journal Article, 2002

Daly, C., The Heart Protection Study - What are its implications for practice?, British Journal of Cardiology, 9, (1), 2002, p16-21 Journal Article, 2002

Daly, C., Fox, K., Henein, M., Natriuretic peptides in the diagnosis of heart disease - First amongst equals?, International Journal of Cardiology, 84, (2-3), 2002, p107-113 Journal Article, 2002

Purcell, H., Daly, C., Sheppard, M., Morrell, J., Rational prescribing of statins, Practitioner, 245, (1628), 2001, p957-963 Journal Article, 2001

Daly, C., Mulcahy, D., Lipid lowering in acute coronary syndromes - Is it ever too early for treatment?, British Journal of Cardiology, 7, (1), 2000, p8-10 Journal Article, 2000

Research Expertise

Projects

  • Title
    • Cardiac MRI in HIV
  • Summary
    • Assessment of cardiac structure and function in HIV, with particular emphasis on subclinical cardiovascular disease
  • Funding Agency
    • AVEC
  • Date From
    • 2011
  • Date To
    • 2014
  • Title
    • Cost Effectiveness of Heart Failure Programme
  • Summary
    • Cost effectiveness analysis of an ambulatory heart failure programme in a large urban teaching hospital
  • Funding Agency
    • Various
  • Date From
    • 2011
  • Date To
    • 2013
  • Title
    • Cardiac manifestations in Haemochromatosis
  • Summary
    • Assessment of echocardiographic and CMR abnormalities in hameochromatosis
  • Title
    • Burden of Mitral regurgitation in a heart failure population
  • Summary
    • Novel non surgical apporaches to mitral regurgitation are becoming more widely available, but patient selection is one of the key clinical difficulties in applying the technology. We aim to assess the prevalence and aetiology of mitral regurgitation in an ambulatory HF population with a view to assessing suitability for mitral repair, surgical or percutaneous
  • Date From
    • 2019
  • Date To
    • 2020
  • Title
    • Cardiac MRI assessment of families affected by Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Summary
    • The Cardiac Risk in the Young unit in Tallaght hospital screen family members of probands who have suffered sudden cardiac death or aborted sudden cardaic death. The purpose of this study, a collaboration with Dr Deirdre Ward of the CRY unit in Tallaght, was to evaluate the incremental value of cardiac MRI in addition to other well established and novel investigations in achieving diagnosis in family members
  • Funding Agency
    • CRY
  • Date From
    • 2010
  • Date To
    • 2012

Recognition

Representations

Joint RCPI /HSE conference to overview strategic objectives for Cardiology Nationally. Invited to present the current status and future needs for non invasive cardiac imaging May 2017

Invited to speak at Irish Cardiac Society Annual general meeting on current status and future needs for non invasive cardiac imaging in Ireland October 2018

Invited to participate in multiple industry sponsored Advisory Boards, in Ireland and Europe. Novartis, Servier, Aztra Zeneca, MSD, Amgen, Menarini Multiple

Member of the ESC Task Force for the Management of Stable Angina 2001-2006 2001-2006

Member of the ESC Euro Heart Survey Methodology and Data Management Committee 2001-2006

Faculty member of ESC Expert Group on Cardiovascular risk in Peri Menopausal Women 2006

Awards and Honours

Brian Mc Govern Travelling Fellowship 2006

Memberships

Member of ESC Task Force for the Management of Stable Angina 2001 – 2006

Chair of the Clinical Advisory Group to the National Clinical Programme for Heart Failure 2013 – present

Council member of Irish Cardiac Society 2013 – 2018

Honorary Treasurer of Irish Cardiac Society 2014 – 2017

Member of the European Society of Cardiology 1998 – 2019

Member of the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging 2014 – 2019

Member of the Society of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2008 – 2019

Member of the Medical Equestrian Association 2013 – 2019