- tuberous sclerosis complex
Qualifications and training
- MA in Modern History, University of Oxford, 1987
- MB ChB, University of Bristol, 1990
- Diploma of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 1997
- MSc in Epidemiology, University of London, 1997
- PhD in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Bath, 2002
- Fellow of both the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
Dr O’Callaghan’s research has been in the area of neuroepidemiology and clinical trials. He has completed epidemiological studies of both tuberous sclerosis complex and childhood stroke. He is currently Chief Investigator of the International Collaborative Infantile Spasm Study (ICISS) and the Metformin in Tuberous Sclerosis (MiTS) trial.
Other responsibilities include being external examiner at University of Nottingham on the Bachelor of Medical Science course and Chair of the steering committee of the Distance Learning course of the British Paediatric Neurology Association.