Publications

Journal Articles

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[1] Meagher, Philip; O’Cearbhaill, Eoin D; Byrne, James H; Browne, David J; “Bulk metallic glasses for implantable medical devices and surgical tools.” Advanced Materials, 28, 27, 5755-5762, 2016

[2] Roche, Ellen T; Fabozzo, Assunta; Lee, Yuhan; Polygerinos, Panagiotis; Friehs, Ingeborg; Schuster, Lucia; Whyte, William; Berazaluce, Alejandra Maria Casar; Bueno, Alejandra; Lang, Nora; “A light-reflecting balloon catheter for atraumatic tissue defect repair.” Science Translational Medicine.” 7, 306, 306ra149-306ra149, 2015, American Association for the Advancement of Science

[2] Zhang, Hong; Zhao, Tianyu; Duffy, Patrick; Dong, Yixiao; Ní Annaidh, Aisling ; O’Cearbhaill, Eoin; Wang, Wenxin; “Hydrolytically Degradable Hyperbranched PEG-Polyester Adhesive with Low Swelling and Robust Mechanical Properties.” Advanced healthcare materials, 4, 15, 2260-2268, 2015

[3] Zhang, Hong; Zhao, Tianyu; Newland, Ben; Duffy, Patrick; Ní Annaidh, Aisling; O’Cearbhaill, Eoin D; Wang, Wenxin; “On-demand and negative-thermo-swelling tissue adhesive based on highly branched ambivalent PEG–catechol copolymers.” Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 3, 31, 6420-6428, 2015, Royal Society of Chemistry

[4] Cahill, Ellen M, and Eoin D O’Cearbhaill. 2015. “Toward Biofunctional Microneedles for Stimulus Responsive Drug Delivery.” Bioconjugate Chemistry, June. American Chemical Society. doi:10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.5b00211.

[5] Yang, S Y, E O’Cearbhaill, J F Ong, B Pomahac, and J M Karp. 2015. “A Bio-Inspired Swellable Microneedle  Adhesive for Mechanical Interlocking with Tissue.” In BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 102:115.

[6] O’Brien, Barry, Eoin O’Cearbhaill, and Mark Bruzzi. 2014. “A Stent with Customizable Length for Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia: Clinical Need, Device Development and Pre-Clinical Testing.Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology 5 (4). Springer US: 317–33.

[7] O’Cearbhaill, Eoin D, Kelvin S Ng, and Jeffrey M Karp. 2014. “Emerging Medical Devices for Minimally Invasive Cell Therapy.Mayo Clinic Proceedings 89 (2): 259–73. doi:10.1016/j.mayocp.2013.10.020.

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[8] Lang, Nora, Maria J Pereira, Yuhan Lee, Ingeborg Friehs, Nikolay V Vasilyev, Eric N Feins, Klemens Ablasser, Eoin D O’Cearbhaill, Chenjie Xu, Assunta Fabozzo, Robert Padera, Steve Wasserman, Franz Freudenthal, Lino S Ferreira, Robert Langer, Jeffrey M Karp, J Pedro. 2014. “A Blood-Resistant Surgical Glue for Minimally Invasive Repair of Vessels and Heart Defects.Science Translational Medicine 6 (218). American Association for the Advancement of Science: 218ra6–218ra6.

[9] Yang, Seung Yun, Eoin D O’Cearbhaill, Geoffroy C Sisk, Kyeng Min Park, Woo Kyung Cho, Martin Villiger, Brett E Bouma, Bohdan Pomahac, and Jeffrey M Karp. 2013. “A Bio-Inspired Swellable Microneedle Adhesive for Mechanical Interlocking with Tissue.Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms2715.

[10] Lang, Nora, Maria Nunes Pereira, Ingeborg Friehs, Nikolay Vasilyev, Klemens Ablasser, Eoin O’Cearbhaill, Chenjie Xu, et al. 2012. “A Biocompatible Light-Activated Adhesive for Intra-and Extracardiac Applications in Acquired and Congenital Heart Disease.Circulation 126 (21 Supplement). Am Heart Assoc: A19644.

[11] Mooney, Emma, Joseph N Mackle, David J-P Blond, Eoin O’Cearbhaill, Georgina Shaw, Werner J Blau, Frank P Barry, Valerie Barron, and J Mary Murphy. 2012. “The Electrical Stimulation of Carbon Nanotubes to Provide a Cardiomimetic Cue to MSCs.Biomaterials 33 (26). Elsevier: 6132–39.

[12] Xu, Chenjie, Yuk Kee C Poh, Isaac Roes, Eoin D O’Cearbhaill, Mads Emil Matthiesen, Luye Mu, Seung Yun Yang, David Miranda-Nieves, Daniel Irimia, and Jeffrey M Karp. 2012. “A Portable Chemotaxis Platform for Short and Long Term Analysis.PloS One 7 (9). Public Library of Science: e44995.

[13] O’Cearbhaill, Eoin D, Mary Murphy, Frank Barry, Peter E McHugh, and Valerie Barron. 2010. “Behavior of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Fibrin-Based Vascular Tissue Engineering Constructs.Annals of Biomedical Engineering 38 (3). Springer: 649–57.

[14] Punchard, Marie A, Eoin D O’Cearbhaill, Joseph N Mackle, Peter E McHugh, Terry J Smith, Catherine Stenson-Cox, and Valerie Barron. 2009. “Evaluation of Human Endothelial Cells Post Stent Deployment in a Cardiovascular Simulator in Vitro.Annals of Biomedical Engineering 37 (7). Springer: 1322–30.

[15] O’Cearbhaill, Eoin D, Marie A Punchard, Mary Murphy, Frank P Barry, Peter E McHugh, and Valerie Barron. 2008. “Response of Mesenchymal Stem Cells to the Biomechanical Environment of the Endothelium on a Flexible Tubular Silicone Substrate.Biomaterials 29 (11). Elsevier: 1610–19.

[16] Crouchley, Claire M, Valerie Barron, Marie Punchard, Eoin O’Cearbhaill, and Terry Smith. 2008. “Development of a Co-Culture System for Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts.Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering 18 (4). IOS Press: 291–94.

[17] Punchard, M A, C Stenson-Cox, E D O’Cearbhaill, E Lyons, S Gundy, L Murphy, A Pandit, P E McHugh, and V Barron. 2007. “Endothelial Cell Response to Biomechanical Forces under Simulated Vascular Loading Conditions.Journal of Biomechanics 40 (14). Elsevier: 3146–54.

[18] McGarry, J P, B P O’Donnell, P E McHugh, E O’Cearbhaill, and R M McMeeking. 2007. “Computational Examination of the Effect of Material Inhomogeneity on the Necking of Stent Struts under Tensile Loading.Journal of Applied Mechanics 74 (5). American Society of Mechanical Engineers: 978–89.

[19] O’Cearbhaill, E D, V Barron, and P E McHugh. 2006. “Characterisation of a Collagen Membrane for Its Potential Use in Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Applications.Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 17 (3). Springer: 195–201.

Published Patents / Patent Applications

[1] Del Nido, P J, H Yamauchi, N V Vasilyev, M.J.M.N. Pereira, and E D O’Cearbhaill. 2015. “Right Ventricular Papillary Approximation.

[2] O’CEARBHAILL, E D, B Laulicht, A H Slocum, R S Langer, O C Farokhzad, and J M Karp. 2014. “Methods and Devices for Inserting a Needle.

[3] Yang, S Y, J M Karp, E D O’CEARBHAILL, and B Pomahac. 2014. “Swellable Adhesive Needles.

Select Conference Papers

[1] Thangaramanujam, M., Jones, J., O’Cearbhaill, E., Felle, P. (2015) Designing anatomically realistic 3D-printable prostheses: Connecting the dots with Health Informatics. Royal Academy of Medicine Health Informatics Section Student Symposium, Dublin

[2] Thangaramanujam, M., Jones, J., Felle, P., O’Cearbhaill, E. (2015) From 3D Gait Analysis to 3D Printing: Leveraging Gait Analysis and Radiology to design Patient Specific, Anatomically Accurate Lower Limb Prostheses. Bioengineering in Ireland 2015 Conference, Maynooth.

[3] Cahill, E.,  O’Cearbhaill, E. (2015) Engineering Material Considerations for Microneedle Applications in Sensing and Delivery. Bioengineering in Ireland 2015 Conference, Maynooth.