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Paul MacDaragh Ryan

Junior Doctor (Academic Track Intern), University College Cork

Paul is an Academic Track Intern Doctor at Cork University Hospital and University College Cork, Cork Ireland.

His PhD explored the role of the gut microbiome in host cardiometabolic disease.

Paul is a currently an Evidence Synthesis Ireland Fellow, contributing to the work of Prof. Jeremy Grimshaw’s group in University of Ottawa.

He is also continuing research projects on the gut microbiome and metabolic syndrome within the Centre for Research in Vascular Biology, University College Cork. Since 2017,

Paul also acts as Associate Editor at International Journal of Medical Students (, a relatively young initiative which aims to promote uptake and dissemination of research conducted by the medics of tomorrow.


  • –present
    Academic Track Intern, University College Cork


  • 2020 
    University College Cork, MB BCh BAO
  • 2016 
    University College Cork, PhD
  • 2012 
    University College Cork, BSc