Miss Melissa Ryan

Position/s:PhD Candidate
School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics
 Research Associate
School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics
Phone: +61 8 82013363
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Location: Engineering (340)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Qualifications

BSc, BEng (Biomed Hons); Flinders University 2005

Research and supervision

Research interests

Finite element analysis, biomechanics, osteoporosis, trabecular bone mechanics

Publications

Refereed journal articles
  • Ab-Lazid, R., Perilli, E., Ryan, M., Costi, J. and Reynolds, K. (2014). Does cancellous screw insertion torque depend on bone mineral density and/or microarchitecture? Journal of Biomechanics, 47 pp. 347-353. [Link]
  • Stadler, D.L., McEvoy, R.D., Sprecher, K., Thomson, K.J., Ryan, M.K., Thompson, C., et al. (2009). Abdominal compression increases upper airway collapsibility during sleep in obese male obstructive sleep apnea patients. Sleep, 32(12) pp. 1579-1587. [Link]
  • Hilditch, C.J., McEvoy, R.D., George, K., Thompson, C., Ryan, M., Rischmueller, M., et al. (2008). Upper airway surface tension but not upper airway collapsibility is elevated in primary Sjogren's syndrome. Sleep, 31(3) pp. 367-374.
Journal articles
  • Stadler, D., McEvoy, R., Thomson, K., Ryan, M., Thompson, C. and Catcheside, P. (2009). Compression Increases Upper Airway Collapsibility During Sleep in Obese Male Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients. Sleep, 32(12) pp. 1579-1587.
  • Hilditch, C., McEvoy, R., George, K., Thompson, C., Ryan, M., Rischmueller, M., et al. (2008). Upper Airway Surface Tension but not Upper Airway Collapsibility is Elevate in Primary Sjogren's Syndroms. Sleep, 31(3) pp. 367-374.
Conference publications
  • Ratnavadivel, R., George, K.E., Ryan, M.K., Thompson, C., McEvoy, R.D. and Catcheside, P.G. (2009). The influence of CO2 on upper airway and ventilatory function during sleep in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea. In Sleep and biological rhythms: abstracts of Visions of the night : sleep, science and research on the world stage. Japanese Society of Sleep Research. Australasian Sleep Association and Australasian Sleep Technologies Association 21st Annual Scientific. Melbourne, Vic. Oct 2009, pp. A61-A62. [doi:10.1111/j.1479-8425.2009.00410_3.x]
  • McEvoy, R.D., Ryan, M.K., Catcheside, P.G., Jakab, M., Malhotra, A., Sage, M.R., et al. (2007). A comparison of upper airway structures in male and female obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) patients. In 2007 International Conference of the American Thoracic Society. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine: American Thoracic Society. 2007 International Conference of the American Thoracic Society. San Francisco, California. May 2007, pp. 995-995.
  • Stadler, D.L., Catcheside, P.G., George, K., Thomson, K.J., Thompson, C., Ryan, M.K., et al. (2007). Abdominal Compression Increases Upper Airway Collapsibility during Sleep in Obese Male Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Patients. In 2007 International Conference of the American Thoracic Society. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine: American Thoracic Society. 2007 International Conference of the American Thoracic Society. San Francisco, California. May 2007.
  • Stadler, D.L., Catcheside, P., George, K., Thompson, C., Ryan, M.K. and McEvoy, R.D. (2006). The effect of abdominal compression on upper airway function during sleep in obese male obstructive sleep apnoea patients. In Sleep & biological rhythms: Sleep Across Time and Age: Abstracts from the 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Sleep Association and the Australasian Sleep Technologists Association. Perth, WA. Oct 2006, pp. A23-A23. [doi:10.1111/j.1479-8425.2006.00243.x]


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