Tomás Ryan

Tomás Ryan is Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, and an associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience.

Ep 1379: Covid-19 - The Virus is Back and We Need to Wake Up

Tomás Ryan talks to Eamon about the surge in Covid-19 cases, the BA.2 variant, Long Covid and wearing masks. Tomás Ryan is Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, and an associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience.

Ep 1305: Covid-19 - Why are Children Returning to Unsafe Classrooms?

As children return to school this week Tomás Ryan talks to Eamon about the sharp rise in Covid-19 cases over the holiday period. Tomás Ryan is Associate Professor at the School of Immunology and Biochemistry at TCD.

Ep 1298: Omicron Variant - Things Will Get Worse Before They Get Better

As Omicron looks like becoming the dominant Covid-19 variant Tomás Ryan joins Eamon to assess the situation. And a special treat from Mario Rosenstock.

Ep 1280: Covid-19 - Too Early To Be Sure But Omicron Variant Could Be Serious

Tomás Ryan talks to Eamon about the new Covid-19 Omicron Variant and its potential impact. Tomás Ryan is Associate Professor, Biochemistry and

Ep 1273: If Approved Vaccination For 5-12 Year Olds Must Be A Priority

Tomás Ryan joins Eamon to discuss how Ireland needs to adopt a more effective strategy with ventilation, air filtration and contact tracing to protect our schools and workplaces. Tomás is Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College.

Ep 1264: Covid-19 - We're Sleepwalking Our Way Into Another Lockdown Or A Crisis In Our Hospitals

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry and Immunology in Trinity College Dublin, talks to Eamon.

Ep 1246: Covid-19 - Despite Vaccines, Reopening Is a Fingers Crossed Operation

Tomás Ryan talks to Eamon. Tomás is Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, an associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and a founding member of ISAG.

Ep 1217: School Testing and Tracing Should Not Be Stopped. Privacy Issues Should Not be in Play

Tomás Ryan joins Eamon to talk about the HSE's removal of Covid-19 testing, tracing and outbreak notifications within schools.

Ep 1209: Covid-19 - Have NPHET and the Government a Winter Plan? If Not, Why Not?

Tomás Ryan talks to Eamon as the country lifts more restrictions. Tomás Ryan is Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, and an associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience. He is also a founding member of the Independent Scientific Advocacy Group (ISAG).

Ep 1180: With Masks And Good Ventilation School Re-opening is Welcome, Done Badly It’s Dangerous

Tomás Ryan, talks to Eamon about the success of the the vaccine rollout as the country prepares to reopen schools and colleges. Tomás is Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology at Trinity College Dublin, and an associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience. He is also a founding member of the Independent Scientific Advocacy Group.

Ep 1167: Covid-19 - No Easy Option, No Quick Fix

Tomás Ryan talks to Eamon.

Ep 1150: Covid-19 - Our Best and Brightest Scientists Are Being Ignored

Tomás Ryan talks to Eamon about the challenges presented by the new Delta Variant.

Ep 1134: Covid 19 - Young People Be Careful, Long Covid Can Cause Serious Problems

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, and member of ISAG, talks to Eamon about the success of the vaccine rollout and the risks of Covid that still prevail.

Ep 1114: Covid-19- The Resolve of Irish People Plus Vaccines Keeping us Ahead of the Virus

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, TCD, and founding member of ISAG, talks to Eamon.

Ep 1099: Covid-19 – Summer of Freedom, Making It Up As We Go Along

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, TCD, and founding member of ISAG, talks to Eamon about the plans for reopening announced yesterday by the Taoiseach.

Ep 1094: Vaccines Are Great But Can’t Mitigate Poor Political Decisions

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, TCD, and founding member of ISAG, talks to Eamon.

Ep 1084: Vaccines a Game Changer But Opening Schools is Unwise

Tomás Ryan insists that teachers should be prioritised for vaccination. Tomás is Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, TCD, and founding member of ISAG, talks to Eamon.

Ep 1067: Covid-19 – Without Vaccine Protection Secondary School Teachers At Risk

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, TCD, and founding member of ISAG, talks to Eamon about the Government's new vaccination plan and the easing of pandemic restrictions.

Ep 1062: Covid-19 - We’re Losing the Battle

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, TCD, and founding member of ISAG, talks to Eamon about the Government's plan for hotel quarantine.

Ep 1055: Covid-19 - Good News on Vaccines But Danger Still Lies Ahead

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, TCD, and founding member of ISAG, talks to Eamon.

Ep 1032: Covid-19 - Government Can’t Afford Another Covid Mistake

Tomás Ryan on what he hopes from the Government's Living With Covid Plan. And what he fears. Tomás is Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, TCD, and an associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience.

Ep 1014: Covid-19 - Indecisive Leadership Leading Us to Yo-yo Lockdowns

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin and an Associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon.

Ep 1006: Covid-19 – On Our Present Course, More Disaster Looms

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin and an Associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon.

Ep 1000: Covid-19 – Not The Time For Schools to Open, Politicians and Media Leading Us to Disaster

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin and an Associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon about the failures of government strategy and the potential for a fourth wave.

Ep 982: Covid-19 - Out of Control, Out of Ideas, Schools not Safe to Open

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin and an Associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon about the Christmas surge and the Government's plans to control.

Ep 980: Covid-19 - We Could Be Clear By St. Patrick's Day, Here's How

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin and an Associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon about a way to control the virus and the consequences of opening up for Christmas.

Ep 950: Covid-19 - We're About to Make a Terrible Mistake

Professor Tomás Ryan talks to Eamon about the impact of loosening restrictions too soon.

Ep 929: Covid-19 - Wrong Policy Doomed to Fail

Tomás Ryan talks to Eamon. Tomás is Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, and an associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience.

Ep 906: Six Week Lockdown Welcome But We Must Use Time Wisely

Dr. Tomás Ryan talks to Eamon. Tomás is Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, and an associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience.

Ep 891: Covid-19 - In Trouble and Heading for Worse

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, and an Associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon.

Ep 875: Health v Wealth - Political Leadership Required to Get the Balance Right

Associate Professor Tomás Ryan and Mark Paul, Business Correspondent with the Irish Times, debate the choices we face.

Ep 864: Personal Behaviour the Key to Winning the War With Covid

Ahead of new pandemic protocols set to be announced by the Irish government tomorrow, Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology and Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon.

Ep 855: Get Real or Get Ready for a Terrible Winter

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology and Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon.

Ep 835: Covid-19 – No Leadership, No Convincing Policy

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology and Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon.

Ep 831: Re-opening Schools - A Gamble That Could Go Wrong

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology and Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon.

Ep 819: Covid-19 – The Next Ten Days Are Critical

Mitigation, Suppression, Elimination – it's time to decide. Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology and the Trinity Institute of Neuroscience at Trinity College, talks to Eamon.

Ep 802: Covid-19 - Absence of Clear Thinking May Prove Costly

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology and the Trinity Institute of Neuroscience at Trinity College, talks to Eamon.

Ep 796: Lack of Covid Leadership is Dangerous

Dr. Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology at Trinity College Dublin, tells Eamon that the new government should have a Minister for Covid-19.

Ep 785: Covid-19 - Low Numbers Can Lie, The Virus Is Around and Dangerous

Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, TCD, and an associate of the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, talks to Eamon.

Ep 771: Covid-19 – Mitigate, Suppress, Eliminate – It's Time to Decide

Dr. Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College, talks to Eamon.

Ep 763: Covid-19 – Ireland Heading for Second Surge

Dr. Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College, talks to Eamon about the risks of Ireland's approach to easing the coronavirus lockdown.

Ep 742: Covid-19 - Ireland Needs Leadership We Can Trust

Tomás Ryan, Principal Investigator and Associate Professor at the School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, talks to Eamon.

Ep 735: Covid-19 - As Things Stand Ireland is in Trouble

Dr. Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor, Biochemistry at Trinity Institute of Neurosciences talks to Eamon.