CMBBE 2016 Special Sessions and Chairs

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CMBBE 2016 Special Oral Sessions and Chairs Overview


Special Oral Session

Session chairs

Advancements in computer simulations for energy based therapies 

Gal Shafirstein, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, NY, USA

Advances in modeling and simulations of biological soft matter

Oded Farago, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Biomaterials and modelling 

Meital Zilberman, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dafna Knani, ORT Braude College, Israel

Biomechanics for Computer Assisted Medical Interventions 

Yohan Payan, University Joseph Fourier - Grenoble 1, France

Biomechanics in Urology

Arturo Natali, University of Padova Via Marzolo, Padova, Italy 

Biomechanics of movement foot and gait 

Alon Wolf, Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa, Israel

Brain Computer Interface 

Miriam Zacksenhouse, Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa, Israel

Brain Injury

Susan Margulies, Bioengineering University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA, USA

Computational approaches in synthetic biology, biomedical informatics, and molecular genetics 

Tamir Tuller, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Computer methods in vascular bioengineering

Shmuel Einav, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Computational modelling in cardiovascular diseases and therapies 

Thomas Franz, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

Prof Jacob Bortman, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Computational respiratory mechanics and flows 

Josue Sznitman, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Computer methods in biomedical optical microscopy

Natan Shaked, Tel Aviv University 

Computer modelling of angiogenesis 


Hans van Oosterwyk, KU Leuven, Belgium

Computer modelling of tissue engineering processes

Liesbet Geris, University of Liège, Belgium

Dental Biomechanics 

Christoph Bourauel, University of Bonn, Bonn 

Tamar Brosh, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv

Interfaces in medicine and biology: from fracture to adhesion

Guillaume Haiat, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France

Knee Joints 

Howard Hillstrom, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, USA

Mathematical modelling for investigating thermal and electromagnetic tissue interaction

Gal Shafirstein, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, New York, USA

Mathematical models in injury and disease 

Fred Vermolen, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Etelvina Javier, University of Defence, Zaragoza, Spain

Mechanical interactions of cells with their environment

Ayelet Lesman, Tel Aviv University

Mechanobiology of musculoskeletal tissues 

Taiji Adachi, Kyoto University, Japan

Peter Pivonka, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Modelling and simulations of vascular diseases 

Pini Bar-Yosef, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa, Israel

Modelling Fluctuations in Active Matter 

Yair Shokef, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Modelling mechanical and frictional interactions of tissues and cells 

Ben Fabry, Center for Medical Physics and Technology, Erlangen, Germany

Ana Smith, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität
Erlangen, Germany

Modelling soft tissue damage and healing 

Jos vander Sloten, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Nele Famaey, University of Leuven, Belgium 

Models of Drug Transport and Nano-medicine

Netanel Korin, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Multiscale Computer Modelling in Rehabilitation Biomechanics

Arthur Mak, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Sigal Portnoy,  Tel Aviv University, Israel

Neural engineering and central nervous system injury 

Lynne Bilston, Neuroscience Research Australia, Randwick, Australia

Patient specific computational modelling and tissue properties 

Anath Fischer, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Reproductive Biomechanics 

Kristin M. Myers, Columbia University, Columbia, New York, USA

Simulating traumatic brain and eye injury

Brittany Coats, University of Utah, USA

Skin biophysics and biomechanics

Prof. Georges Limbert, University of Southampton UK

Kemal Levi, BioX Consulting Inc. USA

Spine Biomechanics, Imaging and Therapeutics

Sarit Sivan, Ort Braude College of Engineering, Karmiel, Israel

Zulma Gazit, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel 

Soft tissues

Sam Evans, Cardiff School of Engineering, United Kingdom

Tissue elastography 

Ralph Sinkus, King's College London, London, UK

Tissue Engineering Scaffolding: Computer-Aided Design and 3D Printing

Paulo R. Fernandes, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

Miguel Castilho, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands




Track on Computational bio-imaging and visualization


Organized by João Manuel R. S. Tavares , Editor-in-Chief of the CMBBE: I&V 

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Included sessions:

  • Biomedical Image Analysis
  • Biomedical Image Processing 
  • Biomedical Visualization
  • Image Based Simulation