Brooke Tornifoglio

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Quantitative MRI for arterial tissue biomarkers

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Dr. Robert Johnston

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Fundamental insights into rupture mechanisms of atherosclerotic plaque tissue: Determining possible new diagnostic measures of plaque vulnerability

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Dr. Shirsha Bose

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Medical Device Development

Dr. Majid Khorshidi

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Medical Device Development

Dr. Niall Linnane

Doctor of Medicine (MD) Candidate

Paediatric Coarctation Mechanical and Microstructural Characterisation

Celia Hughes

PhD Candidate

The development of bioinspired prosthetic heart valve leaflets for TAVR using additive manufacturing and finite element modelling

Conor O'Keeffe

PhD Candidate

Yasmine Guendouz

PhD Candidate

Using Machine Learning to identify the critical features of carotid artery plaque vulnerability from Ultrasound images

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Aoife Glynn

PhD Candidate

Understanding the critical parameters which influence the success of cerebral artery thrombectomy procedures

Francesco Digeronimo

PhD Candidate

Luke Guerin

PhD Candidate

To determine the critical role damage plays in calcification of porcine pericardial leaflets with a view to minimizing damage and calcification and improving transcatheter aortic valve leaflet durability.

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Itziar Ríos Ruiz

Visiting PhD Student

Quantification of mechanical damage in blood vessels caused by stent expansion

Helena Brech

Research Assistant

Development of an at-home blood collection supporting device in collaboration with P&M Medical Ltd (www.hometesting.ie).

Noor Adeebah Mohamed Razif

MSc Student

Combining Ultrasound Displacement Imaging with Inverse Finite Element Analysis to Characterise Atherosclerotic Lesion in Carotid Artery using PVA Phantom

Matthew Laffey

MSc Student

Dr. Alix Whelan

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Collagen fibre-mediated fatigue mechanics of pericardium for use in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacements

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Dr. Ciara McKenna

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

In-silico investigation into stent design for aortic coarctation treatment

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Dr. Orla McGee

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Designing bespoke stents optimized for both patient needs and for selective laser melting (3D printing) and development of an agent-based model in Matlab to assess smooth muscle cell response varying levels of cyclic strain.

Dr. Alan Stone

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Non-invasive vascular imaging techniques

Dr. David Nolan

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Investigating cardiovascular biomechanics and mechanobiology using computational and experimental methods.

Dr. Emma Fitzpatrick

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Investigating the role of collagen fibre structure and strain on vascular cell proliferation and differentiation

Dr. Robert Gaul

PhD Candidate

Fundamental Insights into Arterial Remodelling; Strain-Mediated Degradation of Arterial Collagen

Dr. Pattie Mathieu

PhD Candidate

Multipotent vascular stem cells and the effects of cyclic tensile strain, collagen structure and stenting on medial vascular cell populations

Dr. Milad Ghasemi

PhD Candidate

Mechanical Assessment of the Risk of Atherosclerotic Plaque Rupture in Carotid Arteries with a Focus on Damage Accumulation

Dr. Behrooz Fereidoonnezhad

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Computational Modelling

Sam Geraghty

Research Master's

Optimisation and 3D Printing of Paediatric Stents

Jemil Saidi

MSc Student

Optimisation and 3D printing of Titanium paediatric stents

Alice Hanly

MAI Student

Derbhla McMullan

MAI Student

Optimisation and 3D printing of polymer paediatric stents

Claire Lemass

Research Internship

Floriane Bernasconi

Research Internship