Her research primarily focuses on the development of force-sensing microforceps for cochlear implantation to assess the nano-Newton forces involved with electrode insertion, tip fold-over, and basilar membrane rupture with the goal of providing usable feedback in an operative setting. Other additional projects involve tool-to-tissue registration for robotic temporal bone surgery, optimization of surgical ergonomics, and assessment of forces used in middle ear prosthesis placement with a cooperative control robotic arm.
J. H. Siewerdsen, G. Adrales, W. S. Anderson, J. Carey, P Creighton, S. DiBrito, D. Galaiya, M. Marohn, T. McNutt, G. Osgood, N. Theodore, C. R. Weiss, and A. N. Viswanathan, "Surgineering: Curriculum Concept for Upper-Level Engineering in Medicine," Journal of Engineering Education (accepted pending revision, October 2019).
Galaiya D, Bradner SA, Raol N, Kaplan DL, Hartnick CJ. "Silk Protein Bioresorbable, Drug-Eluting Ear Tubes: Proof-of-Concept." Advanced Healthcare Materials. 2019 Jan 09.
Ben Massenberg, et. al. "Educational Exposure to Transgender Patient Care in Otolaryngology Training." Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 2018 May 15.
Zenga, J., Galaiya D., Choumanova I., Richmon JD. "Endotracheal Tube Obstruction Caused by Cuff Hyperinflation." Anesthesiology. 2018 Apr 23.
C. Alessandra Colaianni, Deepa J. Galaiya, Jerry D. Baker, Sarah N. Bowe, Michael S. Cohen. "Computed tomography-fusion image guidance for children with thin calvaria undergoing bone-anchored hearing aid placement." Laryngoscope. 2018 Feb 26.