Prof Martin Leahy

Adjunct Professor to RCSI & Chair of Applied Physics, RCSI & National University of Ireland Galway

Martin Leahy is scientific director of the National Biophotonics and Imaging Platform Ireland. He completed a DPhil in BioPhotonics at the University of Oxford and he and a colleague established Oxford Optronix Ltd., where he was Director of R&D. From 1995 he had various research and teaching posts at the University of Oxford. He then joined the Physics Department at the University of Limerick where his group specialises in tissue optics and microcirculation imaging, a number of projects in the area of biomedical instrumentation and lecturing in physics. He has secured €5.8M in external R&D funding since 2003. He is adjunct professor at the Royal College of Surgeons and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland. For 2010 he is invited speaker at several international conferences in Europe, USA and Asia; programme committee member, panel moderator for SPIE Photonics West BiOS in San Francisco and host of the BioPIC European Bioimaging conference in Dublin




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