David received a Wellcome Senior Clinical Fellowship in 2005
David is a clinician scientist who graduated in medicine from Trinity College Dublin before undertaking speciality training in Infectious Diseases at the Mayo Clinic, USA.
He joined the University of Sheffield in 1998 and focused his research on how macrophage apoptosis regulates innate immune responses with particular emphasis on pneumococcal infection. He received a Wellcome Senior Clinical Fellowship in 2005 and is currently Professor of Infectious Diseases and a Consultant in the Department of Communicable Diseases at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.
Recently published articles
- The identification of markers of macrophage differentiation in PMA-stimulated THP-1 cells and monocyte-derived macrophages
- Organizing pneumonia; features and prognosis of cryptogenic, secondary, and focal variants
- Alveolar macrophage apoptosis contributes to pneumococcal clearance in a resolving model of pulmonary infection
- Pyocyanin production by pseudomonas aeruginosa induces neutrophil apoptosis and impairs neutrophil-mediated host defences in vivo