Dr. Maurice Loughrey MRCP FRCPath MD is a consultant gastrointestinal pathologist in the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, and honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast.
He completed a Doctorate of Medicine degree in molecular pathology at the University of Melbourne in 2005. He has published widely in the field of gastrointestinal pathology and his main areas of expertise are in the pathology of colorectal cancer and precursor polyps and in bowel cancer screening. He is lead author on the Royal College of Pathologists (UK) dataset for reporting colorectal cancer.
Other interests include digital pathology, particularly in relation to research applications of digital image analysis. He has been involved in the development of the open source digital image analysis software QuPath.