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Professor Colin Doherty

Professor Colin Doherty holds the Ellen Mayston Bates Chair in Epileptology at Trinity College Dublin and has just been elected to the position of Head of School at Trinity College Dublin School of Medicine. He graduated from UCD in 1991, trained in Medicine and Neurology at St Vincent’s and Beaumont Hospitals, Dublin, and later at the Partners Neurology Residency Programme at Harvard Medical School, Boston (Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital) where he was Chief Resident in 2001. He completed Fellowships in Epilepsy and Cognition at MGH (2001-2003). He has been a consultant neurologist at St James’s Hospital for 15 years from 2005 until the summer of 2020 when he joined the staff of TCD in the Academic Unit of Neurology. He has clinical and research interests in the areas of brain imaging, clinical epileptology, Traumatic Brain Injury and Digital Health. He is also a Principal investigator at the SFI FutureNeuro Research Centre in Dublin.