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Computational Biomechanics for Medicine IX

A MICCAI 2014 Workshop, M.I.T., Boston, 14 September 2014

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Rationale:



CBM9 Proceedings Mathematical modelling and computer simulation have proved tremendously successful in engineering. One of the greatest challenges for mechanists is to extend the success of computational mechanics to fields outside traditional engineering, in particular to biology, biomedical sciences, and medicine. The workshop will provide an opportunity for computational biomechanics specialists to present and exchange opinions on the opportunities of applying their techniques to computer-integrated medicine. For example, continuum mechanics models provide a rational basis for analysing biomedical images by constraining the solution to biologically reasonable motions and processes. Biomechanical modelling can also provide clinically important information about the physical status of the underlying biology, integrating information across molecular, tissue, organ, and organism scales. The main goal of this workshop is to showcase the clinical and scientific utility of computational biomechanics in computer-integrated medicine.

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Invited speakers:


Professor Gabor Fichtinger <http://research.cs.queensu.ca/~gabor/>
Professor and Cancer Care Ontario Research Chair, School of Computing, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Title: "Stuck in the mud: Why image-guided interventions need biomechanical modeling"

Professor Francisco Chinesta <http://www.iium.edu.my/ampt2009/ingles.htm>
Professor of Computational Mechanics at Ecole Centrale of Nantes, France
Title: "Model order reduction-based computational surgery"