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Irene Yang

DPhil Student

Biomedical engineer passionate about improving healthcare through innovative medical device research.

Irene Yang graduated with first class honours in Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering (Biomedical) (Hons)/ Bachelor of Medical Science from the University of Sydney. She subsequently worked as a Research Assistant at the Kids Research Institute at the Westmead Children’s Hospital. Following her work in research, Irene switched to industry and worked as a product developer in Sydney working on an HIV diagnostic tool.

In 2018, Irene received the Clarendon Scholarship and is currently pursuing her Masters in Musculoskeletal Science (Res). She is principally interested in reducing the incidences of bearing dislocations in lateral compartment knee replacement surgery. Irene is supervised by Professor David Murray and Dr. Stephen Mellon at the Oxford Orthopaedic Engineering Centre (OOEC).