Prof Diarmaid Houlihan

Associate Prof Diarmaid Houlihan is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist in St Vincent’s University Hospital and the Blackrock Clinic.  He is a graduate of NUI Galway in 2002 and completed post graduate training in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, UK.  He was appointed to his current post in 2012. He was awarded a Medical Research Council Research clinical training fellowship in 2008 and completed his PhD in the University of Birmingham focusing on the therapeutic potential of stem cells in Gastrointestinal and Liver disease.  He has numerous publications in international peer reviewed  journals in the field of liver, his specialist area.

Dr. Houlihan is the Medical Director of The Liver Unit & National Liver Transplant Unit, Ireland.  He is the Research Chair of Irish Hepatitis C Outcomes Research Network.  He currently takes an active role under- and post graduate education and research meetings.

Specialist Interests: Liver disease, Gastrointestinal disease, Diagnostic and Interventional upper and lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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