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Internist , nephrologist

Christopher Anthony O'Callaghan, British internist, nephrologist. Scholar Commonwealth Foundation, 1989. Fellow Royal Society Medicine; member Royal College Physicians, British Renal Association.

Background

O'Callaghan, Christopher Anthony was born on April 30, 1965 in Crosby, England. Son of John Donald and Veronica (Short) O'C.

Education

Ba with honours, Oxford (England) University, 1986. Bachelor of Medicine, BCh, Oxford (England) University, 1989. Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1992.

Career

House physician Nuffield department medicine, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, 1989; house surgeon professional unit, North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary, Stoke on Trent, England, 1990; senior house officer in thoracic medicine, Royal Brompton National Heart Hospital, London, 1990; senior house officer in intensive care, St. Thomas Hospital, London, 1991; senior house officer in nephrology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London, 1992; registrar in gastroenterology, Lewisham Hospital, London, 1993-1994; senior house officer in cardiology, Guys Hospital, London, 1991; registrar renal unit, Guys Hospital, London, 1992-1993; registrar in rheumatology, Guys Hospital, London, since 1994. Clinical lecturer in medicine, senior registrar Nuffield department medicine U. Oxford (England) John Radcliffe Hospital, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on role of furan propanoic acid in uremia, methods of preventing respiratory syacital virus infection, effective use of cyclosporin in surciodosis, prevention of neuropathy fromarsenic poisoning, recognition of systemic toxicity of topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, recognition that prolonged QT syndrome can present as epilepsy, methods for predicting treatment outcome in idiopathic membranous nephropathy, molecular cloning of defined antigen specific T cell receptors. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to British Medical Journal, Lancet, Archives Disease in Childhood, Journal Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Nephron, European Respiratory Journal.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Medicine. Member Royal College Physicians, British Renal Association.

Connections

father:
John Donald O'C.

mother:
Veronica (Short) O'C.