|Institution:||Trinity College Dublin|
|Disease Areas:||Multiple sclerosis (MS)|
|Areas of expertise:||Basic, Clinical|
Hugh Kearney is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at Trinity College Dublin School of Health Sciences. Dr Kearney completed his PhD in University College London investigating the use of spinal cord MRI in MS and its association with disability. He completed his clinical training in neurology in Ireland, including a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in genomics with FutureNeuro. He currently works as a consultant neurologist in St James's Hospital, and is leading the newly established MS unit. He is also part of the Academic Unit of Neurology in Trinity College Dublin, and is developing a research group focused on translational research in multiple sclerosis, including the development of diagnostic biomarkers. Dr Kearney joined FutureNeuro as a funded investigator in 2022; his role includes supervising a Marie-Curie cofund fellow completing the DIAN TECH project. Dr Kearney will also support the Precision-ALS SPOKE and bring his expertise specifically to develop an MS registry.