Speciality: Respiratory medicine
Sub specialities: Tuberculosis
Professor Keane is a consultant respiratory physician at St James’s Hospital and the professor of medicine at Trinity College Dublin and St James’s Hospital. He completed a clinical and research postdoctoral fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He co-directs the Tuberculosis (TB) Service in St James’s Hospital, which is a designated Supra-Regional Centre for Tuberculosis.
Professor Keane’s research interests include the host immune response to tuberculosis and developing improved treatments and vaccines for this disease.