Meet our PIs

Call 2 MedTrain PIs are listed below. Identify a PI you are interested in working with by taking a look at their research profiles. You should then contact the PI directly to find out more about their research and lab, and work with your chosen supervisor to develop a project proposal for submission prior to the call deadline.

 

Professor Abhay Pandit

Professor Abhay Pandit

Scientific Director of CÚRAM; Professor of Biomaterials
NUI Galway

biomaterials; drug delivery; gene delivery; bioengineering

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Dr Adrienne Gorman

Dr Adrienne Gorman

Lecturer in Biochemistry
NUI Galway

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Professor Andreas Heise

Professor Andreas Heise

Associate Professor of Chemistry; Head of Polymer Chemistry and Biopolymers Lab
Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland

biofunctional polymers; biomaterials; hydrogels

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Professor Garry Duffy

Professor Garry Duffy

Professor of Anatomy
NUI Galway

type 1 diabetes; cell encapsulation; foreign body response; fibrosis

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Professor Gearóid Ó Laighin

Professor Gearóid Ó Laighin

Established Professor of Electronic Engineering
NUI Galway

Parkinson’s disease (PD); Freezing of Gait (FOG); gait guidance, wearable electronics; neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES); smartphone; electronic medical device

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Professor Lokesh Joshi

Professor Lokesh Joshi

Co-Director, CÚRAM; Director, Glycoscience Research Group; VP for Research
NUI Galway

glycobiology; extracellular matrix; carbohydrates; polysaccharides; glyco-analysis; affinity-based analysis

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Professor Madeleine Lowery

Professor Madeleine Lowery

Professor, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
University College Dublin

deep brain stimulation; electrode tissue interface; neural engineering; electrical stimulation; neuromodulation

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Dr Martin O'Halloran

Dr Martin O'Halloran

Senior Lecturer in Medical Electronics
NUI Galway

medical devices; Primary Aldosteronism; hypertension; ablation

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Professor Michael O'Dwyer

Professor Michael O'Dwyer

Professor of Haematology
NUI Galway

Multiple Myeloma; sialic acid; sialyltransferase inhibitor; nanoparticle

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Dr Michelle Kilcoyne

Dr Michelle Kilcoyne

Lecturer in Glycosciences
NUI Galway

host-pathogen interactions; immune response; functionalisation; signalling

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Dr Nathan Quinlan

Dr Nathan Quinlan

Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering
NUI Galway

meshless computational methods; computational fluid dynamics; fluid-structure interaction

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Professor Olivier Thomas

Professor Olivier Thomas

Professor in Marine Biodiscovery
NUI Galway

marine biodiscovery; biomolecules; analytical (bio)chemistry; pharmacological and medical applications

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Professor William Wijns

Professor William Wijns

Professor in Interventional Cardiology
NUI Galway

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