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Katriona O

Katriona O'Donoghue

Research Associate

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Katriona received her B.Sc. (Hons) from the University of Western Australia, specialising in Exercise and Health Science. Her postgraduate honours thesis examined the effect of exercise time of day on acute energy intake in healthy men.

Katriona joined the CET in 2014. She manages the Expert Reviewer database for the Transplant Library, the Transplant Trial Watch – a monthly overview of selected randomised trials and conducts extensive literature searching for relevant clinical practice guidelines in solid organ transplantation. Katriona has completed systematic reviews examining the quality of Clinical Practice Guidelines from the United Kingdom and Internationally in Kidney Transplantation, using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Education (AGREE) II tool.

Publications

OʼDonoghue KJM, Reed RD, Knight SR, O'Callaghan JM, Ayaz-Shah AA, Hassan S, Weissenbacher A, Morris PJ, Pengel LHM. Critical Appraisal of International Clinical Practice Guidelines in Kidney Transplantation Using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Education (AGREE) II Tool: A Systematic Review. Transplantation 2018; 102(9):1419-1439. [PMID:29787524]

O'Donoghue KJM, Pengel LHM, Ayaz-Shah AA, Knight SR. Do the Online Materials Provided by United Kingdom Renal Transplant Centres Adequately Answer Questions asked by Transplant Recipients, Patients on the Transplant Waiting List, Carers and Live Kidney Donors? (Poster presentation at the TTS Congress, Madrid, Spain, 1-5 July, 2018).

O'Donoghue KJM, Reed RD, Knight SR, O'Callaghan JM, Ayaz-Shah AA, Hassan S, Weißenbacher A, Morris PJM, Locke J, Pengel LHM. Critical appraisal of international clinical practice guidelines in kidney transplantation using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Education (AGREE) II tool: A systematic review. 2017 (Accepted Abstract at the BTS Congress, Yorkshire, UK, 1-3 March, 2017).

O’Donoghue KJM, Reed RD, Knight SR, O’Callaghan JM, Ayaz-Shah AA, Hassan S, Morris PJ, Pengel LHM. Systematic review of clinical practice guidelines in kidney transplantation. BJS Open 2017; 1(4): 97–105. [PMID:29951611]

O'Donoghue KJM, Reed RD, Knight SR, O'Callaghan JM, Morris PJ, Locke J, Pengel LHM. Critical Appraisal of Clinical Practice Guidelines in Kidney Transplantation using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Education (AGREE) II tool: A Systematic Review. 2016. (Poster presentation at the BTS Congress, Glasgow, UK, 24-26 February, 2016).

Knight SR, Metcalfe L, O’Donoghue K, Ball ST, Beale A, et al. (2016) Defining Priorities for Future Research: Results of the UK Kidney Transplant Priority Setting Partnership. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0162136