Boyd, Daniel

Phone: (902) 494-6347

Email: d.boyd@dal.ca

Assistant Professor / Associate Professor, Department of Applied Oral Sciences

Academic Credentials:
BSc (University of Limerick, Ireland), PhD (Materials and Surface Science Institute, University of Limerick, Ireland)
Professional Appointments:
Cross appointment, School of Biomedical Engineering, Faculties of Medicine and Engineering (Dalhousie University)
Cross appointment, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, QEII (NSHA)



Proceedings (last 5 years):
R. Abraham, M. Westcott, R. Lewandowski, S. Goodwin, S. Kehoe, D. Boyd, M. Rippy. A Histopathological Comparison for Multi-Modal Imageable Microspheres (OccluRad) versus Trisacryl gelatin (EmbosphereTM). GEST, Miami, 2018.

K. O’Connell, U. Werner-Zwnazgier, D. Boyd. A Closer Look at Binary Born-Rubidium Glasses. ICACC, Daytona Beach, 2018.

K. O’Connell, D. Boyd. The Potential of High Borate Glasses for Transarterial Embolization. ECerS., Budapest, 2017.

S. Kehoe, S. Amensag, X. F. Zhang, D. Boyd, S. Goodwin, R.J. Lewandowski, D. Liu, M. Looney, B. Abraham. A bilateral partial swine renal artery embolization study using “imageable” embolic microspheres: assessment of mechanism of occlusion, embolization effectiveness, device migration and safety, SIR2016, Vancouver 2016.

X.F. Zhang, E. Tonkopi, R.J. Abraham, D. Boyd, S. Kehoe. An examination of compositional dependencies for Y2O3-SrO-Ga2O3- SiO2 glasses: evaluation of CT imageability and chemical durability for radioembolization. World Biomaterials Congress, Montreal, May 2016.

K. O’Connell, C. Pierlot, H. O’Shea, D. Boyd. The effect of lanthanum oxide and gallium oxide on the biocompatibility of high borate glasses. World Biomaterials Congress, Montreal, May 2016.

A. M. F. Alhalawani, D. J. Curran, T. J. Keenan, A. W. Wren, D. Boyd, M. R. Towler. A. Fourier. Transform infrared spectroscopic study of tantalum- containing silicate bio-glasses. World Biomaterials Congress, Montreal, May 2016.

B. Dickey, L. Kiri, C. Pierlot, D. Boyd. Mechanical and in vivo assessment of injectable germanium based glass ionomer cements for vertebroplasty. World Biomaterials Congress, Montreal, May 2016.

B. Dickey, D. Boyd. Complex species represent a potential mechanism to expand the clinical use of glass ionomer cements. World Biomaterials Congress, Montreal, May 2016.

B. Dickey, D. Boyd. Mechanical analysis of novel injectable cements for minimally invasive spinal augmentation. World Conference on Glass Ionomer Cements, London, UK, September 2015.

B. Dickey, D. Boyd. Evidence complex species can control cement gelation: the impact of GeO2 on SiO2-ZnO-CaO GIC systems. World Conference on Glass Ionomer Cements, London, UK, September 2015.

X. Zhang, S. Kehoe, C. Davis, E. Tonkopi, D. Boyd, C. Bowen, R. Abraham, K. Brewer. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics of novel radiopaque yttrium90 (Y90) microspheres: potential materials for radioembolization. CIRSE, Portugal, September 2015.

L. Kiri, B. Dickey, D. Boyd. The injectability, viscosity, and mechanical characterization of a novel adhesive bone cement for vertebroplasty. CIRSE, Portugal, September 2015.

K. MacDonald, M. Hansen, D. Boyd. Composition-structure relationships in the anomaly range of tertiary borate glass. European Society of Biomaterials Annual Meeting, Krakow, Poland, September 2015.

S Kehoe, D Boyd, RJ Abraham. Unilateral renal artery embolization in Yucatan Miniswine with imageable embolic microspheres, Society for Interventional Radiology Annual Conference 2015, Atlanta, USA

RJ Abraham, H Basseri, C Davis, E Tonkopi, S Kehoe, D Boyd. Magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of imageable embolic microspheres, Society for Interventional Radiology Annual Conference 2015, Atlanta, USA

MS Hasan, D Boyd. Composition- structure-property relationships of strontium borate glasses for medical applications, European Society for Biomaterials Annual Conference 2014, Liverpool, UK

S Kehoe, RJ Abraham, C Daly, D Boyd. A pilot renal artery embolization study: evaluation of imageable embolic microspheres using hybrid (Landrace Yorkshire) farm pigs, European Society for Biomaterials Annual Conference 2014, Liverpool, UK

MS Hasan, S Kehoe, D Boyd. Spherical Zn-Si bioglass: imageable beads for transarterial embolization, European Society for Biomaterials Annual Conference 2014, Liverpool, UK

XF Zhang, H O’Shea, D Boyd. Mathematical design and experimental evaluation of borate based glass ionomer cements: toward predicting antibacterial efficacy and ion release, European Society for Biomaterials Annual Conference 2014, Liverpool, UK

L Kiri, D Boyd. A preliminary examination of composition-property relationships for methotrexate-loaded germanium-based glass ionomer cements, European Society for Biomaterials Annual Conference 2014, Liverpool, UK

K O’Connell, H O’Shea, MS Hasan, D Boyd. Composition-property relationships for lanthanum-borate glasses, European Society for Biomaterials Annual Conference 2014, Liverpool, UK

K O’Connell, H O’Shea, MS Hasan, D Boyd. Composition-property relationships for gallium-borate glasses, European Society for Biomaterials Annual Conference 2014, Liverpool, UK

R Abraham, S Kehoe, C Daly, D Boyd. Deliverability, efficacy of occlusion and acute histopathological evaluation of novel radiopaque embolic microspheres in a rabbit auricular artery model, CIRSE Annual Meeting 2014, Glasgow, Scotland

B Dickey, D Boyd. Mechanical analysis of novel injectable cements for minimally invasive treatment of spinal fractures, Innovations in Biomedical Materials (AcerS) 2014, Columbus, US

S Kehoe, RJ Abraham, D Boyd, In Vitro and In-Vivo Evaluation of a Novel Radiopaque Embolic Agent, European Society for Biomaterials Annual Conference 2013, Madrid.

V Dickinson, D Boyd, In Vitro Biological Evaluation (Cytocompatibility and Degradation Products) of Germanium-containing Ionomer Glasses, Canadian Biomaterials Society Annual Meeting 2013, Ottawa.

B Dickey, J Saffary, V Dickinson, S Kehoe, D Boyd, Development and evaluation of an inherently radiopaque, adhesive bone cement for vertebroplasty, Society for Interventional Radiology, Annual Conference 2013, New Orleans.