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Relationship between mechanical stresses on cells and molecular signaling, or cellular mechanotransduction; investigation of the glycocalix in the transduction of fluid shear stress at the wall of blood vessels; constructing an instrument to study the scale of mechanical induction of vascular inflammation.
 
        Tim Downing
        Epigenomic control through cell-material interactions
 
Cardiovascular modeling: development and function at the cellular, tissue and organ level
 
Nanothechnology and biomarkers of cancer and atherosclerosis
 
 
Microengineered tissue models, dynamics of cell-cell signaling, soluble factor gradients

 

Bone biomechanics and structural analysis; Effects of medications, aging, tumors, radiotherapy, and spaceflight on bone; Cancer and radiotherapy; Imaging using quantitative computed tomography

 

Biomedical engineering: microfluidics, molecular diganostics and stem cell technologies
 
 
Cardiovascular engineering with emphasis on cardiac mechanics, cardiac imaging and cardiovascular devices

 

Signal and image processing for analysis of neurofunctional data (MRI, fMRI, PET, ERP, ERF), relation between structure and function in the human brain

 

Adaptive biomedical signal processing, control algorithms for biomedical devices, brain-machine interfaces, modeling and analysis of biological neural networks

 

Lasers, near infrared spectroscopy, non-invasive diagnostics, photomedicine, biomedical optics, photodynamic therapy

 

Biomedical laser applications, optical diffusion theory, photothermal and photomechanical phenomena
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