Auckland Bioengineering Institute
A multi-disciplinary and international effort to develop one of the world’s first anatomically realistic 3D models of cardiac cell structure and function.
Developing a range of novel sensors and instruments to provide new physiological data to aid computational modelling.
Developing a computational framework to aid the reliable interpretation of mammograms and other imaging methods.
Creating new technologies through biomimicry.
Linking cellular electrical activation and contraction mechanics to the pumping function of the heart.
Modelling the spread of electrical activity through the heart chambers using accurate computational techniques.
Developing models of heart shape, tissue architecture and mechanical properties to predict mechanical processes.
Using theoretical and experimental techniques to study metabolic compromise during ischaemic events.
Developing new methods to quantify cardiac function using clinical CMR images.
An XML-based language to specify, store, and exchange models of biological systems.
Developing computational and visualisation methods relevant to fluid motion inside the human body.
Computational and mathematical modelling of the gastrointestinal system.
Developing computational models of the immune response and the lymphatic system.
Developing wireless data acquisition systems for long term monitoring of physiological signals.
Combining bioengineering, neuroscience, computer graphics research to create computational models of the face and brain.
Developing anatomically- and biophysically-based mathematical models of the pulmonary system.
Developing an anatomically and biophysically detailed model of the human musculoskeletal system.
Developing new tools for patient health management, surgery, and surgical training.
Investigating pelvic floor mechanics to improve women's health in childbirth.
Providing a comprehensive framework for modelling the human body using computational methods.
Identifying the dynamic mechanical properties of skin in-vivo over the entire human body.
Developing anatomically and biophysically based models of the ear and eye to improve training and surgical techniques.
Modelling of the molecular pathways that regulate cell behaviour.
Capturing 3D images of tissue data in systematic studies of the structure and function of soft biological tissue.
This multidisciplinary project aims to connect the physiology, vision engineering and optics of the human visual system.
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