The Biomedical engineering division is a group for Engineers Ireland members working in the MedTech sector. It provides opportunities for networking and knowledge-sharing in this fascinating, diverse and life-changing division of engineering.

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Women in engineering: Peggy McHale

Peggy McHale, senior clinical engineering technician, Mayo University Hospital, Castlebar, Co Mayo, discusses her life in engineering.

Evaluation and feedback of 3D printed face shields as a rapid response in a pandemic: Case study

An investigation was carried out to compare the suitability of 11 open-source 3D printed visor designs, and involved feedback from a virtual focus group of healthcare workers on the suitability of the 3D printed face shield designs.

Precision medicine: An overview

Precision medicine, also known as personalised medicine, is an approach to developing safer novel therapeutics that integrate genomics and big data (genetic, clinical, molecular, diagnostic and environmental data) to detect pathogenic events at the genome level, writes Lara Bartlett.

Women in clinical engineering: Andrea Fottrell

Why is it that the subject of 'women in engineering' is one that we need to highlight ? For me, the answer is the numbers there are not enough women in profession, writes senior clinical engineering technician Andrea Fottrell.

Turning microbiome research into a force for health

A diverse group of researchers is working to turn new discoveries about the trillions of microbes in the body into treatments for a range of diseases.

How COVID-19 hijacks human cells

The virus that causes COVID-19 hijacks human cells by exploiting a ‘doorway’ that is potentially also used by other deadly viruses such as HIV, dengue and Ebola, according to recent research that may help to explain why the coronavirus is so highly infectious to a wide range of organs in the body.


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