Queen’s University Belfast

University Rd,
United Kingdom

Phone: +44(0) 2890 245133

Fax: 028 9097 3401

Web: http://www.qub.ac.uk/

Queen’s University Belfast articles

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

Supercapacitor could power pacemakers

Supercapacitor could power pacemakers
Experts at Queen’s University Belfast have designed a flexible and organic alternative to the rigid batteries that power-up medical implants. Currently, devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators are fitted with rigid and metal based batteries, which can cause patient discomfort. Dr Geetha Srinivasan and a team of young researchers from Queen's University Ionic Liquid Laboratories (QUILL) Research Centre, have developed a flexible supercapacitor with a longer cycle life, which could power body sensors.
21st September 2017

Brain repair discovery improves fight against MS

Brain repair discovery improves fight against MS
Queen's University Belfast scientists have discovered that specific cells from the immune system are key players in brain repair – a fundamental breakthrough that could revolutionise the treatment of debilitating neurological disorders such as MS. The research study, led by Dr Yvonne Dombrowski and Dr Denise Fitzgerald at the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine at Queen's University Belfast, is being hailed as a landmark study in unravelling the mysteries of how the brain repairs damage.
15th March 2017

Sign up to view our publications

Sign up

Sign up to view our downloads

Sign up

CES 2019
8th January 2019
United States of America Las Vegas, Nevada
Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2019
5th February 2019
United Kingdom Farnborough
embedded world 2019
26th February 2019
Germany Nuremberg
Wearable Tech Show 2019
12th March 2019
United Kingdom London
AMPER 2019
19th March 2019
Czech Republic Brno Exhibition Centre