There have been several new additions to the Medical Device Design Group:
Oisín Byrne is a new PhD student joining the MDD Group. His project is entitled 3D Printing of Polymers onto the Abluminal Surface of Cylindrical Tissue Samples.
Paulina Eberts has joined the UCD Medical Device Design Group for the summer of 2016 as an Undergraduate Naughton Fellow. She is working alongside PhD student Ellen Cahill on the Development of Microneedles for Use in Delivery and Continuous Monitoring Devices.
Ciara Giles Doran has started a 8-week internship as part of the Summer Student Research Awards programme. Her project, Development of Durable User-Specific 3D Printed Orthotics, focuses on the development of durable, user-specific 3D printed ankle foot orthosis, with funding provided by the Health Research Board.
Priya Reddy is working with Nicky Bertollo on a project for her Master in Surgery entitled Biomechanical Evaluation of a Novel Flexor Tendon Repair.
Ellen Simmons is undertaking a 6 month internship as part of her Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Glasgow. She will be working with Fergal Coulter on the DRIVE project.