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Doctor wins innovation award for suturing machine

A medical doctor has won an Irish innovation award for an automated wound closure device, which he hopes to develop as a commercial product.

On 14 December Cyrus Doctor, a trauma and orthopaedic registrar at Galway University Hospital, was announced the winner of the Clinical Innovation Award 2015, sponsored by Enterprise Ireland and the academic research centre Cleveland Clinic.

Doctor won the award after participating in the BioInnovate Ireland programme at the National University of Ireland Galway.

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