A simple, wearable technology to measure tongue pressure during swallowing enabling patients with dysphagia to carry out therapies and track their progress.
Oropress research team
Jean Furey and Adam de Eyto from Design Factors work with the interfaculty Oropress research team including: PI Dr. Vincent Casey (Science & Engineering), Prof Alison Perry (Dean of EHS). Dr. Richard Casey (S&E), Dr. John Garvey (Kemmy Business School) with research assistance from Molly Manning (Clinical Therapies), Dr.John Guiry (S&E) and Joanne Mc Cormac (EHS).
The Oropress prototype has recieved HPRA aproval and Clinical Investigations are currently underway on a functional prototype in two Hospital sites in Ireland.