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Biomedical Engineering Working Group


The Biomedical Engineering Group is a collaborative effort between the Department of Medical Physics at St James’s hospital, the TILDA Biomedical Engineering team and Biomedical Engineering Researchers from TCD.

The overarching goal of TILDA’s Biomedical Engineering Team is to contribute to clinical, research and education activities in TILDA and TCD, through research, design, and development of tools to support positive ageing at a population health level.
Our group focuses on:

  • Data analytics and physiological modelling.
  • Design, develop and implementation of novel ways of capturing health information for population level health initiatives.

News & Events

September 2014

Michelle Sybring completes MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Congratulations to Michelle Sybring who recently completed her MSc in Biomedical Engineering. Michelle's work focused on the design, development and testing of a novel and convenient test for vasovagal syncope working in collaboration with the Falls and Blackout Unit at St. James’s hospital and TILDA. Her research was conducted under the supervision of Dr. Ciarán Finucane, Dr. Hugh Nolan and Prof. Rose Anne Kenny.

January 2014

John Frewen PhD Thesis Awarded

Congratulations to John Frewen who recently completed his PhD in TILDA examining the association between neurocardiovascular instability and cognitive function under the supervision of Dr. Gerard Boyle and Prof Kenny.

September 2013

TILDA Welcomes New Team Member and MSc Students

In 2013, TILDA welcomed Dr. Hugh Nolan, who has just completed his PhD examining EEG based signatures of vestibular function, to the TILDA Biomedical Engineering team.


Last updated 24 June 2016 by TILDA - Web Administration (Email).