The ICC-CTG Executive

Prof Alistair Nichol

Prof Alistair Nichol

  • Director ICC-CRC
  • Chair of Criticial Care Medicine in UCD
  • Chair of the Irish Critical Care Clinical Trials Group
  • UCD Professor of Critical Care Medicine
  • Consultant Intensivist / Anesthetist, St. Vincent’s University Hospital
  • Alistair is the Chair of Critical Care Medicine in University College Dublin (UCD), the Chair of the Irish Critical Care Clinical Trials Group (ICC-CTG) and the Director of the Irish Critical Care- Clinical Research Core (ICC-CRC) methodology centre in Dublin, Ireland. Alistair is a Fellow (Honorary visiting) in Tropical Medicine at Oxford University, where he works with the International Severe Acute Respiratory Infection Consortium. He has a particularly long commute as he also works in the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre in Melbourne.  Alistair works clinically in St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin and is an honorary Intensivist in the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. Apart from having four jobs Alistair also has 4 kids under 6 years of age. He obviously therefore has no hobbies, no sporting interests but he lives in hope of this improving :) 

    Prof Danny McAuley

    Prof Danny McAuley

  • Immediate Past Chair
  • Professor in Intensive Care medicine, Queen's University, Belfast
  • Co-Director of Research for the Intensive Care Society
  • Intensivist, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast
  • Danny's major research area is acute lung injury. His research portfolio spans the investigation of intial novel therapeutic agents in vitro, human models of ALI, phase 2 clinical trials and large scale international phase 3 clinical trials. He is presently the chief investigator for the REST Trial, investigating extra-corporeal CO2 removal in critically ill patients with respiratory failure. Other research interests are vascular reactivity in critical illness, nosocomial MRSA and fungal infection, acute kidney injury, delirium in critical illness and interventions in patients undergoing major vascular surgery to avoid pulmonary complications.