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Gerard Boyle
ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE, Clinical Medicine

Biography

Dr. Gerard Boyle is a Principal Physicist at St. James's Hospital with a special interest in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). He is an electronics engineer by background, with an MSc in Biomedical Engineering and a PhD in the optical measurement of eye movements. He directs the MSc in Physical Sciences in Medicine at Trinity College and is the SJH scientific director for the Centre for Advanced Medical Imaging (CAMI) MRI research centre at St. James's.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Boyle, G. and Soraghan, C. and Robinson, D., Design and implementation of a web portal for non-medical prescribing, European Medical and Biological Engineering Confernce Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics , 65, 2017, pp868-871 Conference Paper, 2017 DOI

Finucane, C. and Colgan, M.P. and O'Dwyer, C. and Fahy, C. and Collins, O. and Boyle, G. and Kenny, R.A., The accuracy of anatomical landmarks for locating the carotid sinus, Age and ageing, 45, (6), 2016, p904-907 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text DOI

Soraghan C.J, Boyle G, Dominguez-Villoria L, Feighan J, Robinson D, Challenges of implementing a social prescription service in the clinic: Social prescribing in the LAMP project, International Symposium on Technology and Society, Proceedings, 2016, 2016-March, 2016 Conference Paper, 2016 URL DOI

Frewen, J. King-kallimanis, B. Boyle, G. Kenny, R.A., Recent syncope and unexplained falls are associated with poor cognitive performance, Age Ageing , 44, (2), 2015, p282 - 286 Journal Article, 2015 URL DOI TARA - Full Text

Finucane C, Kenny R.A, Boyle G, Cardioinhibitory Carotid Sinus Syndrome - A mathematical model, Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, 2015, 2015-November, 2015, pp2059 - 2062 Conference Paper, 2015 URL DOI

Whelan C.D, Alhusaini S, O'Hanlon E, Cheung M, Iyer P.M, Meaney J.F, Fagan A.J, Boyle G, Delanty N, Doherty C.P, Cavalleri G.L, White matter alterations in patients with MRI-negative temporal lobe epilepsy and their asymptomatic siblings, Epilepsia, 56, (10), 2015, p1551 - 1561 Journal Article, 2015 URL DOI

Soraghan, C.J., Fan, C.W., Hayakawa, T., (...), Kenny, R.-A., Finucane, C., TILDA Signal Processing Framework (SPF) for the analysis of BP responses to standing in epidemiological and clinical studies, 2014 IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics, BHI 2014, 2014 IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics, BHI 2014, Valencia, 2014, pp793-796 Conference Paper, 2014 DOI

Soraghan, C.J., Hermann, S., Boyle, G., User-Centered Design and Older People: Introductory Considerations for Engaging Users, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 300, 2014, p221-231 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Frewen J, Finucane C, Savva GM, Boyle G, Kenny RA, Orthostatic hypotension is associated with lower cognitive performance in adults aged 50 plus with supine hypertension., The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 69, (7), 2014, p878-85 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text DOI

Soraghan, C.J., Fan, C.W., Hayakawa, T., (...), Kenny, R.-A., Finucane, C. , TILDA Signal Processing Framework (SPF) for the analysis of BP responses to standing in epidemiological and clinical studies, Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics, BHI 2014, 2014 IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics, BHI 2014, Vienna, 1-4 June, 2014, pp793-796 Conference Paper, 2014 DOI

Frewen, J, Savva, GM, Boyle, G, Finucane, C, Kenny, RA, Cognitive Performance in Orthostatic Hypotension: Findings from a Nationally Representative Sample, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62, (1), 2014, p117-122 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Saleh K, Carballedo A, Lisiecka D, Fagan A.J, Connolly G, Boyle G, Frodl T, Corrigendum to Impact of family history and depression on amygdala volume [Psychiatry Res.: Neuroimaging 203 (2012) 24-30], Psychiatry Research - Neuroimaging, 222, (3), 2014, p176- Journal Article, 2014 URL DOI

E Kenny, D Coakley and G Boyle, Non-contact in vivo measurement of ocular microtremor using laser speckle correlation metrology, Physiological Measurement, 35, 2014, p1229-1243 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Kenny, E, Coakley, D, Boyle, G, Biospeckle in the human sclera and impact on laser speckle correlation measurement of eye tremor, JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL OPTICS, 18, (9), 2013, p097009 - Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Kenny, E, Coakley, D, Boyle, G, Ocular microtremor measurement using laser-speckle metrology, JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL OPTICS, 18, (1), 2013, p016010- Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Frewen, J., Finucane, C., Savva, G. M., Boyle, G., Coen, R. F., & Kenny, R. A., Cognitive function is associated with impaired heart rate variability in ageing adults: the Irish longitudinal study on ageing wave one results.,  Clinical Autonomic Research, 23, (6), 2013, p313 - 323 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text DOI

McCamy MB, Collins N, Otero-Millan J, Al-Kalbani M, Macknik SL, Coakley D, Troncoso XG, Boyle G, Narayanan V, Wolf TR, Martinez-Conde S, Simultaneous recordings of ocular microtremor and microsaccades with a piezoelectric sensor and a video-oculography system, Peer J, 2013, pe14- Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Saleh, K, Carballedo, A, Lisiecka, D, Fagan, AJ, Connolly, G, Boyle, G, Frodl, T, Impact of family history and depression on amygdala volume, PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH-NEUROIMAGING, 203, (1), 2012, p24-30 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Finucane C, Boyle G, Fan CW, Hade D, Byrne L, Kenny RA, Mayer Wave Activity in Vasodepressor Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity, EP Europace, 12, (2), 2010, p247-253 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text

Finucane, C., Collins, O., O'Dwyer, C., Hade, D., Boyle, G., Kenny, R.A., Pathological Modulation of Baroreflex Sensitivity and Latency in Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity, American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 2010, p1- Journal Article, 2010

Mayer Wave Activity in Vasodepressor Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity Pathological Modulation of Baroreflex Sensitivity and Latency in Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity in, editor(s)Howard M. Fillit MD, Kenneth Rockwood MD FRCPC, Kenneth Woodhouse , Brocklehurst's Textbook of Geriatric Medicine, 2009, pp1- 1152 , [Finucane, C., Boyle, G., Fan, C.W., Hade, D., Byrne, L., Kenny, R.A.] Book Chapter, 2009

O'Sullivan C, Meaney J, Boyle G, Gormley J, Stokes M., The validity of Rehabilitative Ultrasound Imaging for measurement of trapezius muscle thickness., Manual Therapy, 14, (5), 2009, p572 - 578 Journal Article, 2009

O'Sullivan M, Blake C, Cunningham C, Boyle G, Finucane C, Correlation of accelerometry with clinical balance tests in older fallers and non-fallers, Age and Ageing, 38, (3), 2009, p308 - 313 Journal Article, 2009 DOI TARA - Full Text

Al-Kalbani, M., Collins, N., Boyle, G., Hegarty, F., Foran, T., Sheahan, N., Coakley, D., An automated ocular microtremor feature extraction using the Gabor thresholding technique, Conference Proceedings of the IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc., IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc., Lyon, 22-26 Aug, 5, IEEE, 2007, pp2851-4 Conference Paper, 2007 DOI

Collins, N., Al-Kalbani, M., Boyle, G., Baily, C., Kilmartin, D., Coakley, D., , Characterisation of the tremor component of fixational eye movements, Proceedings of the 14th European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM2007), 14th European Conference on Eye Movements (ECEM2007), Potsdam, August 19 - 23, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

King, G, Foley, JB, Royse, CF, Yastrebov, K, Hussey, M, Boyle, G, Bennet, K, Cosgrave, J, Crean, P, Walsh, M, Myocardial stiffness and the timing difference between tissue Doppler imaging Ea and peak mitral valve opening can distinguish physiological hypertrophy in athletes from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, 7, (6), 2006, p423-429 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Boyle GE, Ahern M, Cooke J, Sheehy NP, Meaney JF, An interactive taxonomy of MR imaging sequences., Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc, 26, (6), 2006, pe24; quiz e24 Journal Article, 2006

Sheehy, N, MacNally, S, Smith, CS, Boyle, G, Madhavan, P, Meaney, JFM, Contrast-enhanced MR angiography of subclavian steal syndrome: Value of the 2D time-of-flight "localizer" sign, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ROENTGENOLOGY, 185, (4), 2005, p1069-1073 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Sheehy, NP, Boyle, GE, Meaney, JFM, Normal anterior spinal arteries within the cervical region: High-spatial-resolution contrast-enhanced three-dimensional MR angiography, RADIOLOGY, 236, (2), 2005, p637-641 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Shields N, O'Hare N, Boyle G, Gormley J, An evaluation of safety guidelines to restrict exposure to stray radiofrequency radiation from short-wave diathermy units., Physics in Medicine and Biology, 49, (13), 2004, p2999 - 3015 Journal Article, 2004

Shields N, O'Hare N, Boyle G, Gormley J. , Development and application of a quality control procedure for shortwave diathermy units. , Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 41, 2003, p62 - 68 Journal Article, 2003

JP Malone, G Boyle, D Teunen, D Marsh, Dose and Image Quality in Digital Imaging and in Interventional Radiology, Kent, UK,, Nuclear Technology Publishing, 2001 Book, 2001

J Malone, G Boyle, DM Marsh, D Teunen, Editorial (Introduction to Proceedings of the Workshop on Dose and Image Quality in Digital Imaging and Interventional Radiology), Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 94, (1-2), 2001, p5 - 7 Journal Article, 2001

BOYLE, G, COAKLEY, D, MALONE, JF, INTERFEROMETRY FOR OCULAR MICROTREMOR MEASUREMENT, APPLIED OPTICS, 40, 2001, p167 - 175 Journal Article, 2001

MALONE, JF, BOYLE, G, MARSH, DM, TEUNEN, D, DOSE AND IMAGE QUALITY IN DIGITAL IMAGING AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, RADIATION PROTECTION DOSIMETRY, 94, 2001, 9 - 9 Miscellaneous, 2001

B Moran, J Upton, M Rafferty, G Boyle, JF Malone, An Initial Report on the Investigation of High Patent Doses for the lateral Lumbo-sacral Projection in the Lumbar Spine Examination, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 57, 1995, p423 - 427 Journal Article, 1995

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

AlKalbani M, Collins N, Boyle G, Hegarty F, Foran T, Sheahan N, Coakley D., Wavelets as a tool in ocular microtremor (OMT) signal processing, Association of Physical Scientists in Medicine, Dublin, May 10-11, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Research Expertise

Description

Ocular mictrotremor, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, applications of technology in medicine for older people.