31 August 2023
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Galway researchers pioneer ‘breakthrough’ AI robotics device for personalised drug treatment
Galway Bay fm newsroom – Researchers at University of Galway have pioneered new AI robotics technology which could be a breakthrough in patient treatment.
The AI-enabled soft robotic implant monitors scar tissue to self-adapt for personalised drug treatment
The Galway team have collaborated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology on the medical device technology.
The device can administer a drug – while also sensing when the body is beginning to reject it – and use AI to change its shape to maintain dosage.
Co-lead author, Dr Rachel Beatty of University of Galway explains how this treatment will be the first of it’s kind