Project Description

Francis Finucane

Consultant Endocrinologist, Galway University Hospital and the Galway Clinic.

Francis Finucane is a consultant endocrinologist at Galway University Hospitals and an honorary senior lecturer in medicine at NUI Galway.  He completed an MRC-funded post-doctoral career development fellowship at the Institute of Metabolic Science in Cambridge, UK, where he led an aetiological randomised controlled trial of a lifestyle intervention to reduce metabolic risk in older people.  Since returning to Ireland, Dr. Finucane has established a regional bariatric service for patients with severe and complicated obesity.  His clinical research focuses on the relationship between adiposity and insulin resistance.