Staff Profile

General Profile Information
Staff Name Prof Peter Coyle
Job Title Honorary Professor
School School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
Research Statement

Since appointment I have led research and development of services to improve patient management and our understanding of virus induced disease; my more recent work has extended this to infectious diseases. My focus has been to improve the clinical service, support teaching and engage in translational research.


TitleJournal NameYear
A randomised controlled trial of the effect of automated interactive calling combined with a health risk forecast on frequency and severity of exacerbations of COPD assessed clinically and using EXACT PRO. Primary care respiratory journal : journal of the General Practice Airways Group Vol 20(3) (324-331)  DOI 2011
Development and clinical validation of multiplex TaqMan┬« assays for rapid diagnosis of viral gastroenteritis. Journal of Medical Virology Vol 83(9) (1650-1656)  DOI   2011
Development and clinical validation of a loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) method for the rapid detection of Neisseria meningitidis Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease Vol 69 (2) (137-144)  DOI   2011
Differential cytopathogenesis of respiratory syncytial virus prototypic and clinical isolates in primary pediatric bronchial epithelial cells. Virology journal Vol 8 (43-144)  DOI   2011
Molecular testing of respiratory swabs aids early recognition of meningococcal disease in children Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease Vol 70 (427-434)  DOI   2011
Development of a novel DNA microarray to detect bacterial pathogens in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Journal of Microbiological Methods Vol 80 (3) (257-261)  DOI   2010
Enhanced reactivity of peripheral blood immune cells to HSV - 1 in primary achalasia Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology Vol 45 (806-813)  DOI 2010
Cytopathogenesis of Sendai virus in well-differentiated primary pediatric bronchial epithelial cells. Journal of Virology Vol 84 (11718-11728)  DOI   2010
Respiratory viral infection in lower airways of asymptomatic children. Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992) Vol 99(3) (394-398)  DOI   2010
Management of varicella contacts in pregnancy: VZIG or Vaccination? Journal of Virology Vol 46 (345-348)  DOI   2009
Epstein - Barr virus Pneumonitis. The Ulster Medical Journal Vol 78(2) (137-138)  2009