Prof. Glen Doherty
St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin
In 2010 Prof. Doherty took up a position as a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Centre for Colorectal Disease at St Vincent’s University Hospital and UCD and is also Research Director of the Centre for Colorectal Disease. Prof. Doherty is Honorary Treasurer and an Executive Board member of the Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) and is National Representative and member of the Guidelines Committee (GUI-COM) for the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO).
The role of innate and adaptive immunity in inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease) and the importance of the host immune response in gastro-intestinal neoplasia, particularly Colorectal Cancer and Barretts Oesophagus. The Centre for Colorectal Disease at SVUH/UCD have an established track record in clinical research on a range of digestive disorders and are actively involved in clinical trials in IBD and Cancer.