Robyn Duncan

Anatomy Research Technician


Robyn Duncan holds a BSc (Hons) Forensic Anthropology and initially worked with the University of Dundee as a prosector creating flexible and plastinated prosections from thiel cadavers for use in anatomy, medical and dental student teaching.

As an Anatomy Research Technician, her role is to support CAHID research projects utilising thiel cadavers to help further develop the thiel cadaver model for teaching and surgical training.  She works in collaboration with research projects at the Institute for Medical Science & Technology (IMSAT) to provide research and cadaver support and testing for projects helping to design new clinical and surgical tools. These projects include:

USINN – Ultrasound in a Needle for Neurosurgery

USNOBS – Ultrasonically actuated Needle for Orthopaedic and Bone Surgery

Sonopill – Minimally invasive gastrointestinal diagnosis and therapy using ultrasound imaging and therapeutic capabilities in capsule form

FUTURA – Focused Ultrasound Therapy Using Robotic Approaches

FUSIMO – Focused Ultrasound In Moving Organs