Dr R Cunningham
Richard Cunningham is a consultant microbiologist. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin and trained in microbiology in Liverpool and Nottingham. He was appointed to Derriford Hospital in 1996.
Qualifications: BA MB BCh BAO FRCPath
General areas of expertise:
- General Microbiology
Particular areas of expertise:
- Special interest in application of rapid molecular tests to hospital-acquired infections.
- Infection in Critical Care, Renal and Neonatal Units.
- Transplant infections
- Research interest in the association between overuse of proton pump inhibitors and increased risk of infection.
- Epidemiology of bacterial resistance.