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Eleanor Dunican

Consultant Physician/Senior Lecturer
School of Medicine
01 221 3462
University College Dublin, School of Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital Elm Park Dublin 4

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Eleanor Dunican graduated from the National University of Ireland Galway in 2005 and completed higher specialist training in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine in 2014. Dr. Dunican continued her post-graduate training at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), where she completed an ACGME-accredited Clinical Fellowship in Pulmonary Disease, followed by a Research Fellowship in Advanced Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She was awarded her Masters of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research from UCSF in 2015. Prior to her arrival to UCD, as senior lecturer in 2017, Dr. Dunican was a co-investigator in the multi-centre Severe Asthma Research Program, investigating the molecular pathways that drive severe asthma. Her particular research focus is in understanding the mechanisms that contribute to the heterogeneity in clinical phenotypes and treatment response in asthma, in order to advance precision medicine approaches to management of asthma.Dr. Dunican is a consultant respiratory physician within the St. Vincent's Hospital Group. Her clinical interests include general respiratory medicine and chronic airways disease; in particular, the management of severe, uncontrolled or exacerbation-prone asthma; pleural disease and pleural ultrasound; lung cancer; and endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS).


  • Associate Professor
    University College Dublin, Ireland1 Jul 2017


  • Associate Professor
    University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland1 Jul 2017


  • Consultant Respiratory Physician
    St. Vincent's University Hospital1 Jul 2017


  • M.A.S.
    University of California San Francisco2012 - 2015
  • MB BCh BAO
    NUI Galway IRL1999 - 2005
    Royal College of Physicians Ir