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Dr Donal Sexton

Dr Donal Sexton is a Consultant Nephrologist and Kidney Transplant Physician at St James's Hospital Dublin and Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin. He is funded by the HRB and conducts population health research with the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA). He is collaborating with Prof Rozenn Dahyot of ADAPT to undertake a Deep Learning analysis of data collected as part of the TILDA study.

Peer-reviewed publications

  • Canney, M, Sexton, DJ, O’Leary, N, Healy, M, Kenny, RA, Little, MA, O’Seaghdha, CM. Examining the utility of cystatin C as a confirmatory test of chronic kidney disease across the age range in middle-aged and older community-dwelling adults. J Epidemiol Community Health, 72(4), 287-293.(2018)

  • Sexton, DJ, Canney, M, O’Connell, MDL, Moore, P, Little, MA, O’Seaghdha, CM, Kenny, RA "Injurious falls and syncope in older community-dwelling adults meeting inclusion criteria for SPRINT." JAMA internal medicine 177.9 (2017): 1385-1387.2017

  • Canney, M, O'Connell, MD, Sexton, DJ, O'Leary, N, Kenny, RA, Little, MA, O'Seaghdha, CM (2017). Graded association between kidney function and impaired orthostatic blood pressure stabilization in older adults. Journal of the American Heart Association, 6(5), e005661.2017.