Martin Francis Phelan III is working to address the challenges associated with surgical interventions for life-threatening diseases such as cardiovascular issues and cancer, where the current gold standard involves harmful doses of radiation. His proposed solution involves developing the first versatile, MR-compatible robotic platform to enable real-time guidance and radiation-free treatment, empowering surgeons worldwide to save lives without compromising their health and time.
Dr Martin Francis Phelan III is a mechanical engineer working in the field of medical robotics and minimally invasive surgery. His research focuses on the development of MRI-compatible surgical tools for cardiovascular and oncological interventions. He now leads a startup with worldwide clinical collaborations for global adoption of the technology. He is also a member of the Young Professional Network for the European Cancer Organization.