Dr. Eimear Dolan is a Science Foundation Ireland Royal Society University Research Fellow and Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering at NUI Galway. She completed her undergraduate and PhD degrees at NUI Galway and has worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Trinity College Dublin, the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, NUI Galway and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on developing next generation medical devices and her key interest is in implantable devices, their effect on the host cells and coupling advanced therapies to minimally invasive delivery devices.
Dr Dolan has received funding from national and international sources and has received awards for research excellence. Notably, she was awarded the 2020 NUI Galway President’s Awards for Research Excellence (Early Stage Researcher) and was listed by MIT Technology Review 2020 “35 Innovators under 35” and one of 10 global visionaries. She has published in prestigious journals and has submitted invention disclosures and patents on innovations in medical device technology.