Dr Michael Farrell
FRCPI, FRCPath, FRCPC. Neuropathologist, Beaumont Hospital
Dr Farrell graduated from medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, interned at the Richmond Hospital Dublin and began his training in Pathology at St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin and later at the Westminster Hospital in London. Following completion of the FRCPath, Dr Farrell began a career in Neuropathology at the University of Western Ontario, Canada where he also undertook a fellowship in Neuroimmunology. Later, Dr Farrell succeeded Dr John Dinn and Professor Paddy Bofin as Neuropathologist to the Richmond Hospital and moved to the new Beaumont Hospital, Dublin in 1987. Dr Farrell interests include all aspects of clinical neuroscience but with special interest in epilepsy, brain tumour genetics and mitochondrial disease. He is a member of the American Association of Neuropathologists and the British Neuropathological Society as well as the International Society of Neuropathology.