Prof. Dermot O'Toole
Dermot O’Toole is Professor of Gastroenterology and Clinical Medicine at Trinity College Dublin (TCD, The University of Dublin) and Consultant Gastroenterologist at St James’s and St Vincent’s University Hospitals Dublin. He 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 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 health-care projects/initiatives and to patient advocacy groups.