Professor Alistair Nichol
MB, BCh, BAO, BA (Health Scien), PhD, FRCARCSI, FJFICMI, FCICM
Professor of Critical Care Medicine
- Honorary Visiting Research Fellow in Tropical Medicine
- Prof (Chair) of Critical Care Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland.
- Prof, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
- Director, Irish Critical Care-Clinical Trials Network (ICC-CTN)
- Deputy Director, Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care-Research Centre (ANZIC-RC)
- Consultant Intensivist / Anaesthetist
Prof Alistair Nichol is the Chair of Critical Care Medicine in University College Dublin (UCD), the Director of the Irish Critical Care-Clinical Trials Network (ICC-CTN), Immediate Past Chair of the Irish Critical Care-Clinical Trials Group (ICC-CTG) and Deputy Director of the Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care-Research Centre (ANZIC-RC). Alistair is a Fellow (Honorary visiting) in Tropical Medicine at Oxford University, where he works with the International Severe Acute Respiratory Infection Consortium (SPRINT-SARI Project). Prof Nichol is a Consultant Intensivist / Anaesthetist at St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin and in the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne.
Prof Alistair Nichol leads a program of critical care research nationally and globally having delivered some of the most pivotal clinical trials worldwide guiding clinical practice. His research focuses are pandemic preparedness and infectious disease (SPRINT-SARI, REMAP-CAP), brain injury (including TBI and secondary brain injury post cardiac arrest) and general critical care (transfusion, renal replacement therapy, gastric prophylaxis). He also has a keen interest in biomarker and trials methodology research including SWATs. He leads a program of public and patient involvement and engagement activities.
Use of an extended KDIGO definition to diagnose acute kidney injury in patients with COVID-19: A multinational study using the ISARIC-WHO clinical characterisation protocol.
Wainstein M. et al, (2022), PLoS medicine, 19
Effects of brain tissue oxygen (PbtO2) guided management on patient outcomes following severe traumatic brain injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Hays LMC. et al, (2022), Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia, 99, 349 - 358
Economic evaluations for intensive care unit randomised clinical trials in Australia and New Zealand: Practical recommendations for researchers.
Taylor CB. et al, (2022), Australian critical care : official journal of the Confederation of Australian Critical Care Nurses
Impact of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibition on mortality in critically ill COVID-19 patients with pre-existing hypertension: a prospective cohort study.
Sato K. et al, (2022), BMC cardiovascular disorders, 22
Whole genome sequencing reveals host factors underlying critical Covid-19.
Kousathanas A. et al, (2022), Nature