Dr. Michael Keogh

Lecturer in Human Biology and Research Laboratory Manager

Area of Expertise

  • Research on Adipose stem cells, biomaterials, angiogenic loaded scaffolds, diabetes, aging, neuropathy and neuronal protection in tissue engineered constructs.
  • Research on SODIS solar disinfection of water for impoverished communities; microbiology, community implementation strategies.
  • Teaching Human biology lecturer to undergraduate medical and nursing students.
  • Manager of the research laboratory.

Qualifications

  • PhD Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine, RCSI, Ireland (2010)
  • MSc. Occupational Health, NUIG, Ireland (2003)
  • BSc. Biotechnology NUIM, Ireland (2002)
  • Lecturer in Human Biology, RCSI (2012-2016)
  • Personal grants, value of 500,000 Euros nationally and internationally.
  • Published 5 papers in peer reviewed journals.

Current areas of activity

  • Principal Investigator Regenerative Medicine laboratory Bahrain: undergraduate and PhD Scholarships.
  • Active member of TERG (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Group) RCSI
  • Principal Investigator SODIS microbiology research Bahrain and Eastern Sudan.
  • Teaching for School of Medicine & School of Nursing & Midwifery covering all aspects of human biology.

Collaborators

  • AMBER (Advanced Materials & BioEngineering Research)
  • 3U Partnership
  • European Commission SFERA (Solar Facilities for the European Research Area), Spain
  • University of Limerick, Ireland
  • University of Medicine, Science and Technology, Sudan
  • Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain
  • Al-Jawahara Centre, Bahrain.