Dr Kyle Doherty BSc (Hons, PhD

Post-Doctoral Research Associate Eye and Vision Science


    Personal Statement

    Kyle completed his BSc (honours) in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Ulster in Jordanstown, Northern Ireland. Following his degree he undertook a PhD in Biomaterials at the University of Liverpool. The title of his thesis was "Microplasma Technology for Influencing Cell-Surface Interactions". After his PhD, Kyle started a research associate position in the University of Ulster in conjunction with an industrial partner, Surf-Spec Ltd., based in surface modification using atmospheric pressure plasmas. His current research is based in the development of biomaterials for ocular surface regeneration and in-vitro stem cell expansion for transplantation.