Dermot O’Toole

Professor of Gastroenterology and Clinical Medicine at Trinity College Dublin (TCD, The University of Dublin)

Consultant Gastroenterologist at St James’s and St. Vincent’s University Hospitals Dublin, Ireland.

 

Biography

Dermot O’Toole graduated from TCD and has postgraduate degrees from TCD and the Universities of Paris and Angers. His major research interest is in gastrointestinal cancer biology, especially in neuroendocrine tumor (NET)-related diseases and early GI neoplasia (Barrett’s oesophagus, gastric and colorectal cancers). Professor O’Toole is Clinical Lead for the national NET group. He has served on the Executive Committee of the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) and is current Vice-Chairman of ENETS, helping to develop guideline papers and standards of care initiatives in the field of NET. He is Past Chair of the ENETS-driven European Centers of Excellence programme. He has been involved in many national and international research activities in GI oncology and is a member of several professional bodies in Europe and North America, serving as advisor to national healthcare projects as well as patient advocacy groups.