Infection Medicine

Dr Daire O'Shea

Consultant Physician in Infectious Disease, RIDU and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer

Dáire O'Shea is a Consultant Physician in Infectious Disease at the Regional Infectious Diseases Unit Edinburgh. He is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and undertook Internal Medicine and specialist Infectious Diseases Training in Ireland. In 2011 Dr O'Shea was awarded a Transplant Infectious Diseases fellowship with the Alberta Transplant Institute in Canada. Subsequently in 2013 he was appointed to the Infectious Diseases Academic Faculty of the University of Alberta.  In 2014 he took up his current position in Edinburgh. Subspecialist interests include infection in immunocompromised hosts, in particular infection post transplantation; and blood borne virus infection (Viral Hepatitis/ HIV).  Research interests focus on immunopathogenesis and immune determinants of infection outcomes.