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Professor Donal Sexton
Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor, Medical Gerontology

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Donal J Sexton, Eileen McBrearty, Patrick O'Connor, George Mellotte, The Impact of a National Surgical Mask Wearing Policy on COVID-19 Transmission in Haemodialysis Units in the Republic of Ireland, Kidney International Reports, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 URL

Kielty J, Ryan P, Sexton DJ, Kelly Y., Hypokalaemic paralysis as the initial clinical presentation of Sjogren's syndrome induced distal renal tubular acidosis, 2021 Journal Article, 2021

Chin Lin Ng, Alaeldin Abdalla, Greta Galambosi, Cuffe S, Doyle B, Griffin B, Sexton DJ.B, , Acute kidney Injury due to Alectinib, an Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase inhibitor, Journal of Onco-Nephrology, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 URL

BMC Nephrology, Springer Nature, [eds.], 2020 Editorial Board, 2020 URL

Julio Chevarria, Donal J Sexton, Susan L Murray, Chaudhry E Adeel, Patrick O'Kelly, Yvonne E Williams, Conall M O'Seaghdha, Dilly M Little, Peter J Conlon, Calcium and phosphate levels after kidney transplantation and long-term patient and allograft survival, Clinical Kidney Journal, 2020 Journal Article, 2020 URL

Murray SL, Daly FE, O'Kelly P, O'Leary E, Deady S, O'Neill JP, Dudley A, Rutledge NR, McCormick A, Houlihan DD, Williams Y, Morris PG, Sexton DJ, Conlon PJ, The impact of switching to mTOR inhibitor-based immunosuppression on long-term non-melanoma skin cancer incidence and renal function in kidney and liver transplant recipients., Renal failure, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Murray SL, O'Leary E, De Bhailís ÁM, Deady S, Daly FE, O'Kelly P, Williams Y, O'Neill JP, Sexton DJ, Conlon PJ, Cancer survival in kidney transplant recipients in Ireland., Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Cosgrave N, Mellotte G, Griffin B, Little MA, Kenny RA, Sexton DJ. , Deep Learning analysis of derived cardiac function metrics for the detection of chronic kidney disease and subsequent outcome prediction in community dwelling individuals. , JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2020., American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2020 , Virtual online, 2020 Poster, 2020

Sexton DJ, Plasma Exchange and Glucocorticoids in Severe ANCA-Associated Vasculitis., The New England journal of medicine, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

James Paul O'Neill, Donal J. Sexton, Eamonn O'Leary, Patrick O'Kelly, Susan Murray, Sandra Deady, Fergus Daly, Yvonne Williams, Ben Dean, Conall Fitzgerald, Aizuri Murad, Nazish Mansoor, Jim O. O'Neill, Jim Egan, Diarmaid D. Houlihan, P. Aiden McCormick, Patrick G. Morris, Siona Ni Raghallaigh, Dilly Little, Fergal J. Moloney, Peter J. Conlon, Post"transplant malignancy in solid organ transplant recipients in Ireland, The Irish Transplant Cancer Group, Clinical Transplantation, 33, (10), 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Sexton DJ, Does the Hazard of Non Melanoma Skin Cancer Vary by Treatment Modality in End Stage Kidney Disease?", Irish National Transplant Society Meeting , 2018, 2019 Oral Presentation, 2019

Sexton DJ, O'Kelly P, O'Leary E, Murray S, Deady S, Daly F, Egan J, Houlihan DD, McCormick PA, Morris PG, Ni Raghallaigh S, Moloney FJ, O'Neill JP, Conlon PJ, Variation in Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Incidence by Treatment Modality Among Patients Receiving Multiple Kidney Transplants., JAMA dermatology, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

A Hudson, Sexton DJ, O'Seaghdha CM, Patient Engagement with a Digital Health Intervention to Optimise Interdialytic Fluid Management in Ambulatory Haemodialysis patients, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2019, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019 , Washington DC USA, 2019 Poster, 2019

Chaudhry E, Sexton DJ, Conlon P, Donor Kidney Renal Volume Predicts Recipient and Donor Graft Function at 1 year., JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) , American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019 , Washington DC USA, 2019 Poster, 2019

Chevarria J, Sexton DJ, Constandache C, Adeel Ebad C, Murray S, Keelan S, O'Shea H, Deady S, Conlon PJ., Renal Function after Radical Cystectomy and Ileal Conduit Diversion, Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, European Renal Association, 2019 Poster, 2019

Edwards C, O'Seaghdha CM, Sexton DJ, Evaluation of a Mobile Digital Health Intervention to Capture Patient-Reported Data and Symptoms and Optimise Fluid Management in Haemodialysis, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2019, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019 , 2019 Poster, 2019

Sexton DJ, O'Kelly P, Kennedy C, Denton M, de Freitas DG, Magee C, O'Seaghdha CM, Conlon PJ, Assessing the discrimination of the Kidney Donor Risk Index/Kidney Donor Profile Index scores for allograft failure and estimated glomerular filtration rate in Ireland's National Kidney Transplant Programme., Clinical kidney journal, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Sexton DJ, O'Kelly P, Murray S, Daly F, McCormack PA, Morris P, Houlihan DG, O'Neill JP, Conlon PJ., Variation in non-melanoma skin cancer incidence by treatment modality in those receiving multiple kidney transplants., JAMA Dermatology , 2019 Journal Article, 2019 URL

Donal J. Sexton, Patrick O'Kelly, Yvonne Williams, William D. Plant, Marie Keogan, Khairin Khalib, Brendan Doyle, Anthony Dorman, Caner Süsal, Christian Unterrainer, James Forde, Richard Power, Gordon Smith, Ponnusamy Mohan, Mark Denton, Colm Magee, Declan G. de Freitas, Dilly Little, Conall M. O'Seaghdha, Peter J. Conlon, Progressive improvement in short", medium" and long"term graft survival in kidney transplantation patients in Ireland " a retrospective study, Transplant International, 32, (9), 2019, p974--984 Journal Article, 2019

Stapleton CP, Heinzel A, Guan W, van der Most PJ, van Setten J, Lord GM, Keating BJ, Israni AK, de Borst MH, Bakker SJL, Snieder H, Weale ME, Sexton DJ, International Genetics and Translational Research in Transplantation Network, The impact of donor and recipient common clinical and genetic variation on estimated glomerular filtration rate in a European renal transplant population., American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

Daly, FE, O'Kelly, P, O'Neill JP, Murray S, Deady S, O'Leary E, Egan JJ, McCormick A, Houlihan D, Morris PG, Moloney FJ, Sexton DJ, Conlon PJ, The Influence of a Conversion to Sirolimus-based Immunosuppression on non-melanoma Skin Cancer Incidence in Kidney Transplant Recipients over long term follow up, American Journal of Transplantation, American Transplantation Congress 2018., 2018 Poster, 2018

Foley RN, Sexton DJ, Reule S, End-of-Life Care in Young Dialysis Patients, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2018, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2018, 2018 Poster, 2018

Sexton DJ, Conlon PJ, Progressive Improvement in short, medium, and long term graft survival in kidney transplantation patients in Ireland., British Transplant Society Scientific Meeting, 2018, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Chevarria, J, Chaudrey A, Sexton DJ, Conlon P, Association of Post Transplant Calcium and Phosphate Levels with Graft Outcomes, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2018, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2018, 2018 Poster, 2018

Reule S, Sexton DJ, Foley RN, Outcomes among those receiving veterans affairs insurance in the United States., JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2018, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2018, 2018 Poster, 2018

Kennedy C, Wong L, Sexton DJ, Cowman J, Oglesby I, Kenny M, Conlon PJ, Kenny D, Successful kidney transplantation normalizes platelet function., Clinical kidney journal, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Sexton D.J., Canney M., Kenny R.M., Limitations of observational data in interpreting SPRINT results?reply, JAMA Internal Medicine, 178, (1), 2018, p155- Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Sexton DJ, Murray S, Conlon PJ, Trough Tacrolimus levels in Kidney Transplant Recipients and Non Melanoma Skin Cancer Risk over Follow up., JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2018, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2018, 2018 Poster, 2018

Menzies S, O'Leary E, Deady S, Callaghan G, MacEochagain C, Gadallah B, Lenane P, Lally A, Houlihan D, Morris PG, Sexton DJ, McCormick A, Egan JJ, O'Neill JP, Conlon PJ, Moloney FJ, Post transplant skin cancer incidence has halved, for both BCC and SCC, since the turn of the century, British Journal of Dermatology, British Dermatology Society Meeting, 2018 Poster, 2018

Sexton, D.J. and de Freitas, D.G. and Little, M.A. and McHugh, T. and Magee, C. and Conlon, P.J. and O'Seaghdha, C.M., Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants as Prophylaxis Against Thromboembolism in the Nephrotic Syndrome, Kidney International Reports, 3, (4), 2018, p784-793 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Foley RN, Sexton DJ, Drawz P, Ishani A, Reule S, Race, Ethnicity, and End-of-Life Care in Dialysis Patients in the United States., Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Sexton DJ, Canney M, O'Connell MDL, Moore P, Little MA, O'Seaghdha CM, Kenny RA, Injurious Falls and Syncope in Older Community-Dwelling Adults Meeting Inclusion Criteria for SPRINT., JAMA internal medicine, 177, 2017, p1385- Journal Article, 2017 URL

Sexton DJ, Blood Pressure Control in the Elderly: Lessons to be Learned in Treating Frail Patients, European Peritoneal Dialysis Conference , 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Wanigasekera T, Grainger RJ, Sexton DJ, Magee C, IVIG Associated Aseptic Meningitis in a Renal Transplant Patient., Case reports in transplantation, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Sexton DJ, Kenny RM, O'Seaghdha CM, Cost-Effectiveness of Intensive versus Standard Blood-Pressure Control., The New England journal of medicine, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Stapleton CP, Kennedy C, Sexton DJ, Cavaleri P, Conlon PJ. , A Donor and Recipient Genome-Wide Association Study of Renal Allograft Function. , JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2017, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2017, 2017 Poster, 2017

Sexton DJ, O'Kelly P, Kennedy C, de Freitas DG, O'Seaghdha CM, Conlon PJ. , KDPI and Allograft eGFR in Deceased Donor Kidney Transplant Recipients over Follow Up: 1995-2013., JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2017, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2017, 2017 Poster, 2017

Sexton DJ, Canney M, Kenny RA, Little MA, O'Seaghdha CM., RAAS Blockade in Community Dwelling Elders and the Importance of "Sick Day Rules" , JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2017, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2017, 2017 Poster, 2017

Donal Sexton, Rose Anne Kenny, Generalisability of SPRINT to community dwelling individuals for adverse events. , Journal of Human Hypertension , British Society of Hypertension, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Sexton DJ, O'Kelly P, Deady S, Conlon PJ, Non Melanoma Skin Cancer Risk Following Graft Failure in Renal Transplant Recipients in Ireland, 1994-2015: Does the Hazard Vary during Periods of Dialysis?, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2018, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2017, 2017 Poster, 2017

Sexton DJ, Canney M, O'Connell MDL, Moore P, Little MA, O'Seaghdha CM, Kenny RA, Generalisability of SPRINT to community dwelling individuals for adverse events. , Journal of Human Hypertension , British Society of Hypertension, 2017 Poster, 2017

Sexton DJ, Generalisability of SPRINT to Community Dwelling Individuals over the Age of 75: Informing Estimation of Baseline Adverse Event Risk, The Irish Nephrology Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Wong L, Counihan A, O'Kelly P, Sexton DJ, O'Seaghdha CM, Magee C, Little D, Conlon PJ, The impact of donor and recipient weight incompatibility on renal transplant outcomes., International urology and nephrology, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Aird J, Kennedy C, Sexton DJ, Reeve J, Halloran P, de Freitas D, Doyle B. , Molecular Assessment of Transplant Renal Biopsies and Comparison with Histology. , LABORATORY INVESTIGATION, 2017 Poster, 2017

Sexton DJ, Reule S, Foley RN, End-Stage Kidney Disease From Scleroderma in the United States, 1996 to 2012., Kidney international reports, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Claire Kennedy, Wong L, Sexton DJ, Cowman JC, Kenny M, Conlon PJ, Kenny D, Successful Kidney Transplantation Normalizes Platelet Function., JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2017, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2017, 2017 Poster, 2017

Foley RN, Drawz PE, Sexton DJ, Reule S, Race, Ethnicity, and End-of-Life Care in US Dialysis Patients, 2000 to 2011., JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2017, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2017, 2017 Poster, 2017

Sexton DJ, Lowney AC, O'Seaghdha CM, Murphy M, O'Brien T, Casserly LF, McQuillan R, Plant WD, Eustace JA, Kinsella SM, Conlon PJ, Do patient-reported measures of symptoms and health status predict mortality in hemodialysis? An assessment of POS-S Renal and EQ-5D., Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Canney M, Sexton DJ, O'Leary N, Kenny RA, Little MA, O'Seaghdha CM, Distribution of Cystatin C and Creatinine with Advancing Age, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2016, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2016, 2016 Poster, 2016

Donal Sexton, The Epidemiology of End Stage Kidney Disease in the United States, 1995-2012, The Irish Nephrology Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Sexton DJ, Canney M, Cotter EJ, Doran PP, Murray PT, Little MA, Determinants of Urinary Soluble CD163 over Time in an Intensive Care Cohort, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2016, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2016, 2016 Poster, 2016

Sexton DJ, O'Reilly MW, Geoghegan P, Kinsella SM, Moran PJ, O'Regan AW, Serum fibroblastic growth factor 23 in acute Sarcoidosis and normal kidney function., Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and diffuse lung diseases : official journal of WASOG, 2016 Journal Article, 2016

Canney M, O'Connell MDL, Sexton DJ, O'Leary N, Kenny RA, Little MA, O'Seaghdha CM, Graded Association between Kidney Function and Postural Blood Pressure Instability , JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2016, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2016, 2016 Poster, 2016

Sexton DJ, Canney M, Little MA, O'Seaghdha CM, Kenny RA, Generalisability of SPRINT to Community Dwelling Individuals over the Age of 75: Informing Estimation of Baseline Adverse Event Risk, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2016, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2016, 2016 Poster, 2016

Sexton DJ, Canney M, Kenny RA, Little MA, O'Seaghdha CM, eGFR Agreement and Mortality Discrimination in Community Dwelling Obese Individuals , JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2016, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2016, 2016 Poster, 2016

Foley RN, Sexton DJ, Reule S, Solid C, Chen SC, Collins AJ, End-stage renal disease attributed to acute tubular necrosis in the United States, 2001-2010., American journal of nephrology, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Gleeson J, Crippa IA, Sexton DJ, Fontana V, Taccone F, Creteur J, Vincent JL, Determinants of Renal Recovery and Mortality in Patients Undergoing Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in the ICU, Critical Care Medicine, European Society of Intensive Care scientific meeting Oct 2015, 2015 Poster, 2015

Sexton DJ, Reule S, Solid CA, Chen SC, Collins AJ, Foley RN, End-stage renal disease from hemolytic uremic syndrome in the United States, 1995-2010., Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Sexton DJ, Reule S, Foley RN, ESRD from Scleroderma in the United States 1995-2010 , JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2015, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2015, 2015 Poster, 2015

Sexton DJ, Reule S, Foley RN, ESRD in Nonagenarians in the United States, 1995 Through 2010, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2015, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2015, 2015 Poster, 2015

Reule S, Sexton DJ, Solid CA, Chen SC, Foley RN, ESRD due to Multiple Myeloma in the United States, 2001-2010., Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Foley RN, Reule S, Sexton DJ, Hospice and Race for End-of-Life Care in U.S. Dialysis Patients, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2015, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2015, 2015 Poster, 2015

Sexton DJ, Lowney AC, O'Seaghdha CM, Kinsella S, Conlon PJ, Predictive Ability of Self-Rated Health and Symptom Burden for Mortality in Hemodialysis., JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2015, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2015, 2015 Poster, 2015

Donal Sexton, Predictive Ability of Self-Rated Health and Symptom Burden for Mortality in Haemodialysis, 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Foley RN, Reule S, Sexton DJ, End-Stage Renal Disease from Membranous Nephropathy in the United States, 1995 to 2010 , JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2015, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2015, 2015 Poster, 2015

Sexton DJ, Reule S, Foley RN, Intermittent Abnormal Kidney Function and Mortality in Community Dwelling Individuals, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2015, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2015, 2015 Poster, 2015

Sexton DJ, How should we modify recommended renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibition when facing the cardiorenal syndrome?, Circulation. Heart failure, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Sexton DJ, Reule S, Solid C, Collins AJ, Foley RN, End-stage renal disease from human immunodeficiency virus"associated nephropathy in the United States, 2001 through 2010., JAMA internal medicine, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Sexton DJ, Reule S, Foley RN, Kidney Function and Mortality Risk in Community Dwelling Individuals: Hierarchical Importance of Threshold Values, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2014, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2014, 2014 Poster, 2014

Reule S, Sexton DJ, Ibrahim HN, Simultaneous Liver and Kidney Transplantation in the Nephrologist Led Era: Characteristics and Outcomes, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2014, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2014, 2014 Poster, 2014

Sexton D, Tofacitinib versus methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis., The New England journal of medicine, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Sexton DJ, Reule S, Solid C, Chen SC, Collins AJ, Foley RN, ESRD from lupus nephritis in the United States, 1995-2010., Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Sexton D, Correlation versus agreement; protein/creatinine ratio in spot urine and 24-hour urine protein., Nefrologia : publicacion oficial de la Sociedad Espanola Nefrologia, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Reule S, Sexton DJ, Solid C Chen SC, Collins AC, Foley RN., End-Stage Renal Disease Due to Multiple Myeloma in the United States, 2000-2010. , JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2013, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2013, 2013 Poster, 2013

Sexton DJ, Reule S, Solid C Chen SC, Collins AC, Foley RN, End Stage Renal Disease due to Lupus Nephritis in the United States 2000-2010. , JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2013, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2013, 2013 Poster, 2013

Sexton DJ, Tolvaptan in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease., The New England journal of medicine, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Sexton DJ, Heart failure: predictive ability of edema for volume overload., The American journal of medicine, 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Sexton DJ, Reule S, Solid C Chen SC, Collins AC, Foley RN, End Stage Renal Disease due to HIVAN in the United States 2000-2010, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2013, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2013, 2013 Poster, 2013

Reule S, Sexton DJ, Solid C Chen SC, Collins AC, Foley RN., End-Stage Renal Disease from Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease in the United States, 2000-2010., JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2013, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2013, 2013 Poster, 2013

Moran PJ, Geoghegan P, Sexton DJ, O'Regan A, A skin rash to remember., BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Sexton DJ, Eustace JA, Insulin resistance in primary nephrotic syndrome; is kidney function truly normal?, Pediatric nephrology (Berlin, Germany), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Geoghegan P, Ni Sheaghdha E, Sexton DJ, Reddan DN, Lappin D, A Comparative Analysis of Two Methods of Blood Pressure Measurement in an Adult Diabetic Population., JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2012, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2012, 2012 Poster, 2012

Sexton DJ, Plant WD, Eustace JA, Clarkson MR, Quiz page December 2012: bilateral kidney enlargement and acute kidney injury in a patient with HIV infection., American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Geoghegan P, Sexton DJ, Giblin L, O'Regan A, Taught a lesson by taut skin., BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Sexton DJ, Kinsella SM, Eustace JA, Serum phosphate varies with degree of proteinuria in nephrotic syndrome and is associated with elevated pulse wave velocity., Journal of nephrology, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

. Sexton DJ, Talbot A, O'Regan AW, Serum Fibroblastic Growth Factor 23 in Acute Sarcoidosis and Normal Kidney Function, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2012, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2012, 2012 Poster, 2012

Sexton DJ, Long EB, Khan N, Parfrey N, Barry J, Plant WD, Kenny L, Juxtaglomerular cell rennin-secreting tumour in a twin pregnancy - 1st trimester severe hypertension, proteinuria and hypokalaemia, Kidney International Supplement 2011, World Congress of Nephrology 2011, 2011 Poster, 2011

Sexton DJ, Plant WD, Mazur MJ, Clarkson MC, Eustace JA, Long Term Decrement in eGFR Following Leptospirosis Associated Acute Kidney Injury in the South of Ireland., JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2011, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2011, 2011 Poster, 2011

Sexton DJ, Kinsella SM, Eustace JA. , Serum Phosphate in the Nephrotic Syndrome Varies with Degree of Proteinuria but Is Independently Associated with High Pulse Wave Velocity. , JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2011, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2011, 2011 Poster, 2011

Sexton DJ, Eustace JA, Measurement of D-dimer Levels in the Nephrotic Syndrome, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2011, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2011, 2011 Poster, 2011

Sexton DJ, Eustace JA., Determinants of elevated D-Dimer levels in patients with the nephrotic syndrome without clinical evidence of thrombosis., Kidney International Supplement 2011, World Congress of Nephrology 2011, 2011 Poster, 2011

Sexton DJ, Vaughan KM, Moran C, Plant WD, Clarkson MR, Eustace JA, Haemodialysis-induced syncope due to Chiari II malformation., NDT plus, 2011 Journal Article, 2011

Sexton DJ, Kinsella SM, Harrington A, Plant WD, Clarkson MR, Eustace JA, The association of hyperphosphataemia with elevated pulse wave velocity in long standing nephrotic syndrome. , Kidney International Supplement 2011, World Congress of Nephrology 2011, 2011 Poster, 2011

Chakkera H, Sexton DJ, Epidemiological risk factors for the new onset of Diabetes Mellitus post kidney transplantation (NODAT)., American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2009, 2009 Poster, 2009

Sexton DJ, Mazur MJ, The timing of resolution of secondary hyperparathyroidism post kidney transplant, 'Early or never!, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2009, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2009, 2009 Poster, 2009

*Friel AM, Hynes PG, Sexton DJ, Smith TJ, Morrison JJ, Expression Levels of mRNA for Rho A/Rho Kinase and Its Role in Isoprostane-Induced Vasoconstriction of Human Placental and Maternal Vessels, Reproductive Science, 2, 2008, p179-88- Journal Article, 2008

Doheny HC, O'Reilly MJ, Sexton DJ, Morrison JJ, THG113.31, a specific PGF2alpha receptor antagonist, induces human myometrial relaxation and BKCa channel activation., Reproductive biology and endocrinology : RB&E, 2007 Journal Article, 2007

*Friel AM, Sexton DJ, O'Reilly MW, Smith TJ, Morrison JJ. , Rho A/Rho kinase: human umbilical artery mRNA expression in normal and pre-eclamptic pregnancies and functional role in isoprostane-induced vasoconstriction, Reproduction, 132, (1), 2006, p168-76 Journal Article, 2006

Lynch CM, Sexton DJ, Hession M, Morrison JJ, Obesity and multigravidity in a European Obstetric population, The Journal of The Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2005 Poster, 2005

*Friel AM, O'Reilly MW, Sexton DJ, Morrison JJ. , Specific PGF (2alpha) receptor (FP) antagonism and human uterine contractility in vitro, British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 112, (8), 2005, p1034-42 Journal Article, 2005

Sexton DJ, Friel AM, Morrison JJ, The Effects of CRH in the Presence and Absence of CRH-1 and CRH-Antagonists in Human pregnant myometrium, The Journal of the Society of Gynecological Investigation , 2005 Poster, 2005

Friel AM, Sexton DJ, Smith TJ, Morrison JJ, Vasoconstrictor effects of isoprostanes in human small placental arteries and the rho kinase calcium sensitization pathway, The Journal of The Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2005 Poster, 2005

Lynch CM, Sexton DJ, Hession M, Morrison JJ, Incidence of obesity and influence of BMI on birth weight and mode of delivery in a European primagravid population, The Journal of The Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2005 Poster, 2005

Sexton DJ, O'Reilly MW, Friel AM, Morrison JJ, 17 a - Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate (17P) and Human Myometrial Contractility In Vitro, The Journal of The Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2004 Poster, 2004

Friel AM, Sexton DJ, O'Reilly MW, Smith TJ, Morrison JJ, Rho Kinase and Protein Kinase Inhibition on Human Umbilical Artery Tone, The Journal of The Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2004 Poster, 2004

Sexton DJ, O'Reilly MW, *Friel AM, Morrison JJ, Functional effects of 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) on human myometrial contractility in vitro, Reproductive Biology & Endocrinology, 20, (1), 2004, p7- Journal Article, 2004

. Sexton DJ, O'Reilly MW, Friel AM, Morrison JJ, 17 a - Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate (17P) and Human Myometrial Contractility In Vitro, The Journal of The Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2004 Poster, 2004

O'Reilly MW, Sexton DJ, Friel AM, Morrison JJ, The Uterorelaxant Effects of THG113, A Novel Specific PGF 2 a receptor (FP) Antagonist, on Isolated Uterine contractions In Human Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Tissue, The Journal of The Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2004 Poster, 2004

Friel AM, Sexton DJ, O'Reilly MW, Smith JJ, Morrison JJ., Selectivity of Protein Kinase Inhibition on Human Umbilical Artery Tone, The Journal of The Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2004 Poster, 2004

Sexton DJ, O'Reilly MW, Doheny H, Morrison JJ. , PgF 2 a Receptor Antagonism and BK CA Channel Activity In Human Uterus During Pregnancy. , The Journal of The Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2004 Poster, 2004

Sexton DJ, O'Reilly MW, Doheny H, Morrison JJ, PgF 2 a Receptor Antagonism and BK CA Channel Activity In Human Uterus During Pregnancy., The Journal of The Society for Gynecologic Investigation, 2004 Poster, 2004

Sexton DJ, O'Reilly MW, Doheny H, Morrison JJ, Novel Pg 2& Receptor antagonism and BK C& channel in human uterus during pregnancy. , British Journal Of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2003 Poster, 2003

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

EIT Health is a component of EIT which is funded by The European Union, EIT Health Editorial - "Collaborate to Innovate: driving the adoption of AI in healthcare", https://thinktank.eithealth.eu/conference-room/editorial-collaborate-to-innovate-driving-the-adoption-of-ai-in-healthcare/, EIT Health is a component of EIT which is funded by The European Union, 2020 Report, 2020 URL

Belinda Hernández, Donal Sexton, Frank Moriarty, Niall Cosgrave, Aisling O'Halloran, Christine McGarrigle, Siobhan Scarlett, Rose Anne Kenny, High-risk categories for COVID-19 and their distribution by county in Republic of Ireland-evidence from the TILDA study, 2020 Report, 2020 DOI

Sexton DJ, Bio-informatics in Nephrology, 24th Annual Health Informatics Society of Ireland Conference & Scientific Symposium Medics Stream, 2019, 2019 Oral Presentation, 2019

Donal Sexton, Ageing and the Kidney, Insights from TILDA Biomedical Data, Biogerontology for Clinicians, Mercer Institute for Successful Ageing, 2018 Oral Presentation, 2018

Foley RN, Reule S, Sexton DJ, Hospice and Race for End-of-Life Care in U.S. Dialysis Patients, JASN Supplement (Journal of the American Society of Nephrology) 2015, American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2015, 2015 Poster, 2015

Donal Sexton, Scott Reule, Rob Foley, End Stage Kidney Disease in Nonagenarians in the United States 1995 through 2010., American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019 , 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Research Expertise

Projects

  • Title
    • Informing Chronic Kidney Disease health policy in Ireland: Linkage of large datasets to study the interaction between ageing and kidney function
  • Summary
    • This Project is a HRB funded postdoctoral fellowship (ARPP) which encompasses machine learning analysis of data from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TIDA) to inform healthcare policy such as healthcare resource planning for kidney disease services in Ireland.
  • Funding Agency
    • HRB
  • Date From
    • July 2019
  • Date To
    • July 2022
  • Title
    • Deep Learning Analysis of Retinal Vessel Segmentation patterns and their association with Cardiovascular Disease as part of the TILDA Study
  • Summary
    • This is a collaboration between TILDA and ADAPT to apply deep learning image analysis (Artificial Intelligence) to retinal photographic images to discern associations primarily with cardiovascular disease, aging and mortality.
  • Funding Agency
    • The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)
  • Date From
    • Jan 2021
  • Title
    • Planning Slaintecare Kidney Services based on data from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA).
  • Summary
    • This project is to define the prevalence and incidence of chronic kidney disease in Ireland and by region within Ireland in order for the HSE to effectively plan resource allocation for kidney disease in Slaintecare.
  • Funding Agency
    • The National Renal Office of the HSE
  • Date From
    • Jan 2020

Keywords

CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE; END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE; HYPERTENSION; Kidney (Renal) Functions; RENAL-TRANSPLANTATION

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Winner of best abstract in category at the British Transplant Society Meeting, Brighton, UK, 2018. This was a moderated poster relating to long-term kidney allograft function in Ireland. May 2018

Awarded the Vincent Dolan Medal for best clinical research presentation at the Irish Nephrology Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2017. May 2017

Awarded an Advances in Research conference bursary by the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) to attend the "Advances in Research Conference: Precision Medicine in Renal Diseases" and ASN Kidney Week 2017. Aug 2017

Best Research Presentation at the Irish Transplant Society Meeting June 2017

Awarded the Dimitrios Oreopoulos Geriatric Nephrology Travel Support grant by the American Society of Nephrology 2015

The American Society of Nephrology Training Program Directors Executive Committee invited me to present "ESRD in Nonagenarians in the US 1995 through 2010" 2015

Awarded the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Bursary, ASN Kidney Week 2013. (Advances in Geriatric Nephrology). 2013

Awarded the Irish Nephrology Society Research Bursary 2012. July 2012

Graduation in 1st place in the final medical class at the National University of Ireland Galway, achieving first class honours in all degree subjects [Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, General Practice] and a first class honours degree overall. 2006

2006 Awarded the national Dr Henry Hutchinson Steward Medical Scholarship for Surgery. June 2006

2006 Awarded the national Dr Henry Hutchinson Steward Medical Scholarship for Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

2005 Awarded the national Dr Henry Hutchinson Steward Medical Scholarship for Paediatrics.

2005 Awarded the national Dr Henry Hutchinson Steward Medical Scholarship for Psychiatry 2005.

2002 Awarded third place in the national Dr Henry Hutchinson Steward Medical Scholarship for Anatomy. 2002

2006 Gold medal awarded in Paediatrics at The National University of Ireland Galway. 2006

2006 Gold medal awarded in Psychiatry at The National University of Ireland Galway. 2006

NUI Galway University Examination Prize for 1st place overall in MB BCH BAO in 2006

1st place Penultimate Year examinations overall. (Scholar of the University Prize) 2005

1st place Paediatrics overall NUIGalway. 2005

1st place Psychiatry overall NUIGalway 2005 2005

1st place Paediatrics Objective Structured Clinical Examination 2005

1st place Obstetrics & Gynaecology Objective Structured Clinical Examination & MCQ. 2005

1st place in Intercalated BSc in Pharmacology final examinations 2004

1st place overall in 3rd Year Medicine examinations NUIGalway 2002

1st place Pharmacology 3rd year Medicine 2002 2002

1st place Neuro-Physiology NUIGalway. 2002

1st place Neuro-Anatomy NUIGalway 2002

1st place overall in 2nd year examinations: Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry and also individually in the following; Gross Anatomy, Clinical Anatomy, Histology, Embryology. 2001

1st place overall in Anatomy 1st year Medicine. 2000

1st place Human Biology; composite of Histology, Embryology, Biology, Parasitology, Physics. 2000

Awarded the IPSEN Pharmaceutical Company Research Fellowship in Reproductive Health. 2004

Winner of Health Research Board (HRB) of Ireland Poster Presentation January 2004. 2004

All-Ireland school leaving certificate science quiz winner, St Josephs College Galway. I was one of a team of three students who won this national science quiz for leaving certificate students. (We also won the city and county quizzes before progressing to national quiz) 1999

Awarded 1st place in National Senior house officer application - Royal College of Physicians of Ireland 2007

1st Place in National Specialist Training Scheme Application for Nephrology & General Medicine - RCPI 2009

Memberships

1. The American Society of Nephrology. 2. The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI). Jan 2009 – present