Professor Cathal Moran is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and the Professor and Chair of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at Trinity College Dublin. He specialises in Knee Surgery and Shoulder Surgery.
- MFSEM, RCSI
- FRCS (Tr & Orth)
- MD, National University of Ireland, Galway (Research Doctorate)
- MB, BAO, BCh, NUI, Galway (Medical School Degree)
- BSc in Pharmacology, NUIG & University of California San Francisco
- PhD, Biological Augmentation / Tissue Engineering in Cartilage Repair, NUI Galway
In addition to his research role as a lead surgeon for SSC’s participation in international multi-centre clinical trials, Professor Moran is a Principal Investigator at Trinity Centre for Bioengineering, RCSI Bioengineering and AMBER research centres. He links research at these centres to the development new options for cartilage and ligament injury at Sports Surgery Clinic. Professor Moran has completed orthopaedics and sports medicine research training at the Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI) in Ireland; University of California, San Francisco; UC Irvine,California; Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota; and Hospital for Special Surgery / Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. He has published over 50 papers and given over 200 presentations.
- Orthopaedic Sports Medicine & Shoulder Fellowship Program,
Hospital for Special Surgery & Weil Cornell Medical College, New York
- Knee & Shoulder Sports Surgery Fellowship,
Antwerp Orthopaedic Centre, Antwerp, Belgium
- Cartilage Repair Visiting Fellowship, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
- Higher Surgical Training Programme in Orthopaedic Surgery,
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Selected publications include:
Moran CJ, Pascual-Garrido C, Potter H, Chubinskaya S, Cole BJ, Rodeo SA.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Feb 19;96(4):336-44.
Fabricant PD, Taylor SA, McCarthy MM, Moran CJ, Kang RW, Cordasco FA
J Bone Joint Surgery, February 2015, Vol 3, Issue 2.
Moran, CJ, Busilacchi,A., Lee CA, Athanasiou, KA., Verdonk, PC
Arthroscopy. 2015 Feb 14. pii: S0749-8063(14)00976-1.
Moran CJ, Withers D, Kurzweil P, Verdonk PC
Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review. 2015.
Accepted – PDF Copy Available from Authors.
Moran CJ, Atmaca S, Declercq HA, Cornelissen MJ, Verdonk PC.
Int Orthop. 2014 Sep;38(9):1937-44.
Extra-articular Augmentation of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: The Monoloop Procedure
Moran CJ, Lagae KC, Verdonk PC, Declercq G
ESSKA Book, 2014
Meniscus Extrusion Following Meniscus Allograft Transplantation
De Coninck T, Moran CJ, Huysse W, Verdonk R, Verstraete K, Verdonk PC
ESSKA Book, 2014
Arthroscopic Meniscal Allograft Transplantation With Soft Tissue Fixation Through Bone Tunnels
Peter Verdonk, Tim Spalding, Ben Parkinson, Cathal Moran
ESSKA Book, 2014
Moran CJ, Verdonk PC, Lagae KC, Declercq G
Arthroscopy Journal – Accepted July 2014
A History of Meniscus Surgery; From Ancient Times to the 21st Century
Cathal J Moran, Berardo di Matteo; Vittorio Tarabella,; M Marcacci, Rene Verdonk
KSSTA – Accepted July 2014
Moran CJ, Barry FP, Shannon FJ, Maher SA, Rodeo SA.
American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2012 Apr;40(4):934-44Gene-modified mesenchymal stem cells express functionally active nerve growth factor on an engineered poly lactic glycolic acid (PLGA) substrate.
Rooney GE, Moran CJ, McMahon SS, Ritter T, Maenz M, Flügel A, Dockery P, O'Brien T, Howard L, Windebank AJ, Barry FP. Tissue Eng Part A. 2008 May;14(5):681-90
Neurotrophic Factor-Expressing Mesenchymal Stem Cells Survive Transplantation into the Contused Spinal Cord without Differentiating into Neural Cells. Rooney GE, McMahon SS, Ritter T, Garcia Y, Moran C, Madigan NN, Fluegel A, Dockery P, O'Brien T, Howard L, Windebank AJ, Barry F. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009 Oct;15(10):3049-59.
Moran CJ, Shannon FJ, Barry FP, O Byrne JM, O Brien T, Curtin W.
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (Br); 2010
Sept; 92(9); 1195-1202