Abhay Pandit

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CÚRAM- SFI Centre for Research in Medical Devices, National University of Ireland, Galway
Biomedical Engineering-Biomaterials

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CÚRAM- SFI Centre for Research in Medical Devices, National University of Ireland, Galway

I am involved in development and use of medical devices as Researcher


Professor Abhay Pandit is the Established Professor in Biomaterials and Scientific Director of CÚRAM, a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded Centre for Research in Medical Devices at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Prof Pandit has over thirty years of experience in the field of biomaterials. After a seven-year stint in the industry, he has worked in academia for the last 18 years. Prof. Pandit’s research is funded by Science Foundation Ireland, the EU Framework programme, Enterprise Ireland, Health Research Board, the AO Foundation and industry sources above €150 million. Prof. Pandit was elected to the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the creation of a national centre to develop innovative device-based solutions for the treatment of global chronic diseases. He is the first Irish academic to earn this distinction. He is the author of 27 patents and has licensed three technologies to medical device companies. Prof Pandit has published >300 papers in peer-reviewed high impact journals, >700 conference abstracts with an h-index of 62 and ~14,900 citations. Prof. Pandit has successfully supervised 36 PhD students, 24 postdoctoral researchers with a current cohort of eight Postdoctoral researchers, 20 PhD students and three research associates.


Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Implants

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