Professor Aoife Lowery

MB BCh BAO, MMedSci., PhD

Contact Details

Assoc Prof Trans Research/Regen Surgery
School of Medicine
NUI Galway

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E: AOIFE.LOWERY@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2017) 'Differential impact of hormone receptor status on survival and recurrence for HER2 receptor-positive breast cancers treated with Trastuzumab'
McGuire, A,Kalinina, O,Holian, E,Curran, C,Malone, CA,McLaughlin, R,Lowery, A,Brown, JAL,Kerin, MJ (2017) 'Differential impact of hormone receptor status on survival and recurrence for HER2 receptor-positive breast cancers treated with Trastuzumab'. Breast Cancer Research And Treatment, 164 :221-229 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Recreating Complex Pathophysiologies In Vitro with Extracellular Matrix Surrogates for Anticancer Therapeutics Screening In Vitro Cancer Models with ECM Surrogates'
Shologu, N., Szegezdi, E., Lowery, A., Kerin, M., Pandit, A. and Zeugolis, D.I. (2016) 'Recreating Complex Pathophysiologies In Vitro with Extracellular Matrix Surrogates for Anticancer Therapeutics Screening In Vitro Cancer Models with ECM Surrogates'. Drug Discovery Today, 21 (9):1521-1531 [Details]
(2014) 'Breast Clinic Referrals: Can Mastalgia be Managed in Primary Care?'
Joyce DP, Alamiri J, Lowery AJ, Downey E, Ahmed A, McLaughlin R, Hill AD (2014) 'Breast Clinic Referrals: Can Mastalgia be Managed in Primary Care?'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, [Details]
(2008) 'MicroRNAs as Prognostic Indicators and Therapeutic Targets: Potential Effect on Breast Cancer Management'
Lowery, A. J., Miller, N., McNeill, R. E. & Kerin, M. J. (2008) 'MicroRNAs as Prognostic Indicators and Therapeutic Targets: Potential Effect on Breast Cancer Management'. Clinical Cancer Research, 14 (2):360-365 [Details]
(2007) 'Monocyte chemotactic protein-1 secreted by primary breast tumors stimulates migration of mesenchymal stem cells'
Dwyer, R. M., Potter-Beirne, S. M., Harrington, K. A., Lowery, A. J., Hennessy, E., Murphy, J. M., Barry, F. P., O'Brien, T. & Kerin, M. J. (2007) 'Monocyte chemotactic protein-1 secreted by primary breast tumors stimulates migration of mesenchymal stem cells'. Clinical Cancer Research, 13 (17):5020-5027 [Details]
(2006) 'Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1C) in non-diabetic and diabetic vascular patients. Is HbA1C an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?'
O'Sullivan, CJ,Hynes, N,Mahendran, B,Andrews, EJ,Avalos, G,Tawfik, S,Lowery, A,Sultan, S (2006) 'Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1C) in non-diabetic and diabetic vascular patients. Is HbA1C an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?'. European Journal Of Vascular And Endovascular Surgery, 32 :188-197 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1C) in non-diabetic and diabetic vascular patients. Is HbA1C an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?'
O'Sullivan, C. J.,Hynes, N.,Mahendran, B.,Andrews, E. J.,Avalos, G.,Tawfik, S.,Lowery, A.,Sultan, S. (2006) 'Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1C) in non-diabetic and diabetic vascular patients. Is HbA1C an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?'. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg, 32 (22):188-97 [Details]
(2014) 'Ultrasound Predictors of Malignancy in Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules'
Matthey-Gie ML, Walsh SM, O'Neill AC, Lowery A, Evoy D, Gibbons D, Prichard RS, Skehan S, McDermott EW. (2014) 'Ultrasound Predictors of Malignancy in Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, [Details]
(2014) 'Contemporary review of large adrenal tumors in a tertiary referral center'
Mege D, Taieb D, Lowery A, Loundou A, DeMicco C, Castinetti F, Morange I, Henry JF, Sebag F (2014) 'Contemporary review of large adrenal tumors in a tertiary referral center'. Anticancer Research, [Details]
(2014) 'Validation of a nomogram predicting sentinel lymph node status in melanoma in an Irish population'
Woods JF, De Marchi JA, Lowery AJ, Hill AD. (2014) 'Validation of a nomogram predicting sentinel lymph node status in melanoma in an Irish population'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, [Details]
(2014) 'Postmastectomy radiotherapy: Indications and implications'
Walsh SM, Lowery AJ, Prichard RS, McDermott EW, Evoy D, Geraghty J (2014) 'Postmastectomy radiotherapy: Indications and implications'. Surgeon, [Details]
(2013) 'Molecular and therapeutic advances in the diagnosis and management of malignant pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas'
McDermott EW, Prichard RS, Lowery AJ, Walsh S (2013) 'Molecular and therapeutic advances in the diagnosis and management of malignant pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas'. Oncologist, 18 (4):391-407 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Thyroid Lymphoma: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Optimal management strategies'
Walsh S, Lowery AJ, Evoy D, McDermott EW, Prichard RS (2013) 'Thyroid Lymphoma: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Optimal management strategies'. Oncologist, 18 (9):944-1003 [Details]
(2013) 'Assessing Awareness of Colorectal Cancer Symptoms and Screening in a Peripheral Colorectal Surgical Unit: a Survey based Study'
McVeigh T, Lowery AJ, Waldron R, Mahmoud A, Barry K (2013) 'Assessing Awareness of Colorectal Cancer Symptoms and Screening in a Peripheral Colorectal Surgical Unit: a Survey based Study'. BMC Surgery, 13 (1) [Details]
(2012) 'Laryngeal cancer: quantitative and qualitative assessment of research output, 1945-2010'
Glynn RW, Lowery AJ, Scutaru C, O'Dwyer T, Keogh I. (2012) 'Laryngeal cancer: quantitative and qualitative assessment of research output, 1945-2010'. Laryngoscope, 122 (9):1967-1973 [Details]
(2012) 'Management of life-threatening blunt head trauma in childhood-A case report'
Lowery AJ, Khan W, Barry K (2012) 'Management of life-threatening blunt head trauma in childhood-A case report'. International journal of surgery (London, England), 3 (8):356-357 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Spectrum of all-terrain vehicle injuries in adults: A case series and review of the literature'
Concannon E, Hogan A, Lowery A, Ryan RS, Khan W, Barry K (2012) 'Spectrum of all-terrain vehicle injuries in adults: A case series and review of the literature'. International journal of surgery (London, England), 3 (6):222-226 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Changing practices in the surgical management of hyperparathyroidism - a 10-year review'
McVeigh T, Lowery AJ, Quill DS, Kerin MJ. (2012) 'Changing practices in the surgical management of hyperparathyroidism - a 10-year review'. Surgeon, 10 (6):314-320 [Details]
(2012) 'Management of the acute appendix mass: a survey of surgical practice'
Irfan M, Hogan AM, Gately R, Lowery AJ, Waldron R, Khan W, Barry K (2012) 'Management of the acute appendix mass: a survey of surgical practice'. Ir Med J, 105 (9):303-305 [Details]
(2012) 'Paediatric surgery--a general hospital experience'
Fahy E, Ahmed K, Lowery AJ, Khan W, Waldron R, Barry K (2012) 'Paediatric surgery--a general hospital experience'. Ir Med J, 105 (10):333-335 [Details]
(2012) 'Locoregional recurrence after breast cancer surgery: a systematic review by receptor phenotype'
Lowery, A.J., Kell, M.R., Glynn, R.W., Kerin, M.J., Sweeney, K.J. (2012) 'Locoregional recurrence after breast cancer surgery: a systematic review by receptor phenotype'. Breast Cancer Res Treat, 133 (3):831-841 [Details]
(2012) 'Successful introduction of ring-fenced inpatient surgical beds in a general hospital setting'
Coyle D, Lowery AJ, Khan W, Waldron R, Barry K (2012) 'Successful introduction of ring-fenced inpatient surgical beds in a general hospital setting'. Ir Med J, 105 (8):269-271 [Details]
(2011) 'Seatbelt injury causing small bowel devascularisation: case series and review of the literature'
O'Dowd V, Kiernan C, Lowery A, Khan W, Barry K (2011) 'Seatbelt injury causing small bowel devascularisation: case series and review of the literature'. Emergency medicine international, 2011 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'NCCP breast cancer referral guidelines--are breast cancer patients prioritised?'
Neary M, Lowery AJ, O'Conghaile A, Pervaz M, Kerin MJ, Sweeney KJ (2011) 'NCCP breast cancer referral guidelines--are breast cancer patients prioritised?'. Ir Med J, 104 (2):39-41 [Details]
(2011) 'Incarcerated femoral hernia containing ovary and fallopian tube in a 54-year-old'
Coyle D, Kavanagh N, Mahmoud A, Lowery AJ, Khan W, Barry K (2011) 'Incarcerated femoral hernia containing ovary and fallopian tube in a 54-year-old'. Bmj, 2011 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Circulating microRNAs as novel minimally invasive biomarkers for breast cancer'
Heneghan HM, Miller N, Lowery AJ, Sweeney KJ, Newell J, Kerin MJ. (2010) 'Circulating microRNAs as novel minimally invasive biomarkers for breast cancer'. Annals Of Surgery, 251 (3):499-505 [Details]
(2010) 'Dysregulated miR-183 inhibits migration in breast cancer cells'
Lowery, AJ, Miller, N, Dwyer, RM, Kerin, MJ (2010) 'Dysregulated miR-183 inhibits migration in breast cancer cells'. BMC Cancer, 10 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Graves' ophthalmopathy: the case for thyroid surgery'
Lowery AJ, Kerin MJ (2009) 'Graves' ophthalmopathy: the case for thyroid surgery'. Surgeon, 7 (5):290-296 [Details]
(2009) 'MicroRNAs as Novel Biomarkers for Breast Cancer'
Heneghan HM, Miller N, Lowery AJ, Sweeney KJ, Kerin MJ (2009) 'MicroRNAs as Novel Biomarkers for Breast Cancer'. Journal of oncology, 2009 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'MicroRNA signatures predict oestrogen receptor, progesterone receptor and HER2/neu receptor status in breast cancer'
Lowery AJ, Miller N, Devaney A, McNeill RE, Davoren PA, Lemetre C, Benes V, Schmidt S, Blake J, Ball G, Kerin MJ (2009) 'MicroRNA signatures predict oestrogen receptor, progesterone receptor and HER2/neu receptor status in breast cancer'. Breast Cancer Research, 11 (3) [Details]
(2008) 'Estrogen induces repression of the breast cancer and salivary gland expression gene in an estrogen receptor alpha-dependent manner'
Bretschneider, N., Brand, H., Miller, N., Lowery, A. J., Kerin, M. J., Gannon, F. & Denger, S. (2008) 'Estrogen induces repression of the breast cancer and salivary gland expression gene in an estrogen receptor alpha-dependent manner'. Cancer Research, 68 (1):106-114 [Details]
(2008) 'Identification of suitable endogenous control genes for microRNA gene expression analysis in human breast cancer'
Davoren PA, McNeill RE, Lowery AJ, Kerin MJ, Miller N (2008) 'Identification of suitable endogenous control genes for microRNA gene expression analysis in human breast cancer'. BMC Molecular Biology, 9 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'The effect of menopause and hysterectomy on systemic vascular endothelial growth factor in women undergoing surgery for breast cancer'
Lowery AJ, Sweeney KJ, Molloy AP, Hennessy E, Curran C, Kerin MJ (2008) 'The effect of menopause and hysterectomy on systemic vascular endothelial growth factor in women undergoing surgery for breast cancer'. BMC Cancer, 8 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'MicroRNAs as prognostic indicators and therapeutic targets: potential effect on breast cancer management'
Lowery AJ, Miller N, McNeill RE, Kerin MJ (2008) 'MicroRNAs as prognostic indicators and therapeutic targets: potential effect on breast cancer management'. Cancer Research, 14 (2):360-365 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 'Monocyte chemotactic protein-1 secreted by primary breast tumors stimulates migration of mesenchymal stem cells'
Dwyer RM, Potter-Beirne SM, Harrington KA, Lowery AJ, Hennessy E, Murphy JM, Barry FP, O'Brien T, Kerin MJ (2007) 'Monocyte chemotactic protein-1 secreted by primary breast tumors stimulates migration of mesenchymal stem cells'. Cancer Research, 13 (17):5020-5027 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 'A prospective feasibility study of duplex ultrasound arterial mapping, digital-subtraction angiography, and magnetic resonance angiography in management of critical lower limb ischemia by endovascular revascularization'
Lowery AJ, Hynes N, Manning BJ, Mahendran M, Tawfik S, Sultan S (2007) 'A prospective feasibility study of duplex ultrasound arterial mapping, digital-subtraction angiography, and magnetic resonance angiography in management of critical lower limb ischemia by endovascular revascularization'. Ann Vasc Surg, 21 (4):443-451 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1C) in non-diabetic and diabetic vascular patients. Is HbA1C an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?'
O'Sullivan CJ, Hynes N, Mahendran B, Andrews EJ, Avalos G, Tawfik S, Lowery A, Sultan S (2006) 'Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1C) in non-diabetic and diabetic vascular patients. Is HbA1C an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?'. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg, 32 (2):188-197 [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2012) 'The role of prophylactic oophorectomy in the management of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome'
AJ Lowery, KJ Sweeney (2012) 'The role of prophylactic oophorectomy in the management of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome' In: Hysterectomy. InTech: InTech. [Details]
(2011) 'MicroArray Technology - Expression Profiling of MRNA and MicroRNA in Breast Cancer'
Aoife J Lowery, Christophe Lemetre, Graham Ball, Michael J Kerin (2011) 'MicroArray Technology - Expression Profiling of MRNA and MicroRNA in Breast Cancer' In: Computational Biology and Applied Bioinformatics. InTech: InTech. [Details]

Abstract

  Year Publication
(2015) A 10 year Review of Breast Reconstruction in a Specialist Breast Cancer Centre.
Halloran, NO,Lowery, A,Heneghan, H,Malone, C,McLaughlin, R,Sweeney, K,Kerin, MJ (2015) A 10 year Review of Breast Reconstruction in a Specialist Breast Cancer Centre. Abstract [Details]
(2015) Her-2 Breast Cancer Treatments Induced Variations in the Patterns of Survival and Metastasis in Her-2 Positive Breast Cancers.
McGuire, A,Kalinina, O,Holian, E,Sweeney, K,Malone, C,McLaughlin, R,Lowery, A,Brown, JAL,Kerin, MJ (2015) Her-2 Breast Cancer Treatments Induced Variations in the Patterns of Survival and Metastasis in Her-2 Positive Breast Cancers. Abstract [Details]
(2015) Meta-analysis of Video-Assisted versus Open Parathyroidectomy for Primary Hyperparathyroidism.
Elwahab, SA,Lowery, A,O'Brien, K,Redmond, P (2015) Meta-analysis of Video-Assisted versus Open Parathyroidectomy for Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Abstract [Details]
(2015) Differences in metastatic patterns between luminal B and HER2 over expressing breast cancers and changes since the introduction of trastuzumab.
McGuire, A,Lowery, A,Brown, JAL,Kerin, MJ (2015) Differences in metastatic patterns between luminal B and HER2 over expressing breast cancers and changes since the introduction of trastuzumab. Abstract [Details]
(2015) Investigating the Role of Polymorphism Rs2910164 in Mir146a in Cancer Predisposition.
Mulligan, R,McVeigh, T,Owens, P,Miller, N,Sebag, F,Quill, D,Bell, M,Sweeney, K,Weidhaas, JB,Lowery, A,Kerin, M (2015) Investigating the Role of Polymorphism Rs2910164 in Mir146a in Cancer Predisposition. Abstract [Details]
(2011) Locoregional recurrence after breast cancer surgery: a systematic review by molecular subtype.
Glynn, R,Lowery, A,Kell, M,Kerin, MJ,Sweeney, K (2011) Locoregional recurrence after breast cancer surgery: a systematic review by molecular subtype. Abstract [Details]
(2011) Breast conserving therapy or mastectomy for patients with triple negative breast cancer?.
Walsh, T,Lowery, A,Irfan, M,Barry, K,Kerin, MJ,Sweeney, K (2011) Breast conserving therapy or mastectomy for patients with triple negative breast cancer?. Abstract [Details]
(2007) A prospective feasability study of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM), Digital-Subtraction Angiography (DSA) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) in Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischemia (CLI) by Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR). Ir J Med Sci.
Lowery A, Mahendran B , Manning BJ, Sultan S. (2007) A prospective feasability study of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM), Digital-Subtraction Angiography (DSA) and Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) in Management of Critical Lower Limb Ischemia (CLI) by Endovascular Revascularisation (EvR). Ir J Med Sci. Abstract [Details]
(2005) Initial short term experience in non-operative management of critical limb ischaemia (CLI) using a biomechanical device. Ir J Med Sci.
Tawfik S, Fahy A, Hynes N, Mahendran B, Lowery A, Asad J, Andrews E, Ishtiaq A, Sultan S. (2005) Initial short term experience in non-operative management of critical limb ischaemia (CLI) using a biomechanical device. Ir J Med Sci. Abstract [Details]
(2005) An Observational Parallel Group Comparison Study of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) with Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) and Conventional Angiography (CA) as Sole Pre-Operative Investigative Tools for Endovascular Revascularizations. Ir J Med Sci.
Lowery A, Hynes N, Sultan S. (2005) An Observational Parallel Group Comparison Study of Duplex Ultrasound Arterial Mapping (DUAM) with Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA) and Conventional Angiography (CA) as Sole Pre-Operative Investigative Tools for Endovascular Revascularizations. Ir J Med Sci. Abstract [Details]
(2004) Does arterial duplex mapping as a primary tool affect the outcome of critical lower limb ischemia. A parallel group observational study of duplex angiography (DA), magnetic resonance angiography(MR) and digital subtraction angiography(DSA) to compare clinical and technical outcome in patients whose revascularization was based on DSA or MR with those based on DA. Ir J Med Sci.
Lowery A, Hynes N, Sultan S. (2004) Does arterial duplex mapping as a primary tool affect the outcome of critical lower limb ischemia. A parallel group observational study of duplex angiography (DA), magnetic resonance angiography(MR) and digital subtraction angiography(DSA) to compare clinical and technical outcome in patients whose revascularization was based on DSA or MR with those based on DA. Ir J Med Sci. Abstract [Details]

ANET/COS

  Year Publication
(2016) Variations in survival and outcomes between Her-2+ve breast cancer subtypes following the introduction of trastuzumab.
McGuire, A,Kalinina, O,Lowery, A,Holian, E,Sweeney, KJ,Malone, C,McLaughlin, R,Brown, JAL,Kerin, MJ (2016) Variations in survival and outcomes between Her-2+ve breast cancer subtypes following the introduction of trastuzumab. ANET/COS [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
(2017) Autologous Adipose Derived Stem Cells: A Viable Option for Breast Reconstruction in Breast Cancer Patients.
Courtney, DG,Khan, S,Dwyer, RM,Malone, C,Sweeney, K,Barry, K,Lowery, A,Kerin, M (2017) Autologous Adipose Derived Stem Cells: A Viable Option for Breast Reconstruction in Breast Cancer Patients. Editorial [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2008) MicroRNAs as prognostic indicators and therapeutic targets: Potential effect on breast cancer management.
Lowery, AJ,Miller, N,McNeill, RE,Kerin, MJ (2008) MicroRNAs as prognostic indicators and therapeutic targets: Potential effect on breast cancer management. Reviews [DOI] [Details]