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Professor Niamh Nowlan

Visiting Academic (Mechanical, Manuf & Biomedical Eng)


 Mechanoregulation of Patterning Genes during Development of the Embryonic Skeleton:

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Details Date From Date To
Institute of Engineers in Ireland 2001 Present
European Society of Biomechanics 2006 Present
British Society of Developmental Biology 2007 Present
Karen A. Roddy, Niamh C Nowlan, Patrick J. Prendergast, and Paula Murphy, 3D representation of the developing chick knee joint: a novel approach integrating multiple components, Journal of Anatomy, 214, (3), 2009, p374 - 387, Notes: [PMID: 19245504 ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Foolen J., van Donkelaar C., Nowlan N., Murphy P., Huiskes R. and Ito K., Collagen orientation in periosteum and perichondrium is aligned with preferential directions of tissue growth., Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 26, (9), 2008, p1263 - 1268, Notes: [PMID: 18404654 Apr 10 [Epub ahead of print]], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Nowlan, N., Prendergast P.J. and Murphy, P., Identification of Mechanosensitive Genes during Embryonic Bone Formation. , PLoS Computational Biology, 4, (12), 2008, pe1000250-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Nowlan, N.C., Murphy, P, Prendergast P.J., A Dynamic Pattern of Mechanical Stimulation Promotes Ossification in Avian Embryonic Long Bones, Jounal of Biomechanics, 41, (2), 2007, p249 - 258, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Nowlan, N.C., Murphy, P, Prendergast P.J., Mechanobiology of Embryonic Limb Development, Annals of the New York Academy of Science, 1101, 2007, p389 - 411, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Nowlan, N.C. and Prendergast P.J., Evolution of Mechanoregulation of Bone Growth Will Lead to Non-optimal Bone Phenotypes, Journal of Theoretical Biology, 235, (3), 2005, p408 - 418, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI

Experiment and computation in mechanobiology, with new applications in cardiology and evolution in, editor(s)J. Piekarski , Tissue Remodelling, Warsaw, Centre of Excellence for Applied Biomedical Modelling and Diagnostics, 2005, pp219 - 240, [Prendergast, PJ, Nowlan, NC, Lally C], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED


Award Date
2007 Engineers Ireland Biomedical Research Medal 2007
Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland Bronze Medal (joint awardee) 2006
2nd place in the PhD Student Paper Competition of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) Summer Bioengineering Conference 2007
1st prize in the student competition at the 13th Annual Conference of the Section of Bioengineering of the Royal Academy of Medicine (RAMI) 2007
Honourable Mention in the Student Competition of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) Summer Bioengineering Conference 2006