John Laffey is Professor of Anaesthesia Intensive Care Medicine at the School of Medicine of the National University of Ireland, Galway and a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at Galway University Hospitals. He is the Director of clinical research at NUI Galway and the Saolta University Hospital Group, and vice-dean for Research at the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at NUI Galway.

He is also professor of Anesthesia, Critical Care Medicine and Physiology at the University of Toronto. Previously, he was founding co-director of the Critical Illness and Injury Research Centre at the Keenan Centre for Biomedical Research of St Michael’s hospital. He was co-leader of the LUNG SAFE global epidemiologic study. 

His basic and translational research is focused on acute respiratory distress syndrome and sepsis. major translational research focus is on therapeutic potential of cell therapies for the critically ill, specifically for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and for SepsisHe also has a longstanding interest in the effects and mechanisms of action of carbon dioxide in the critically ill 

Please see here for research publications.