CompBioMed Webinar 1: HPC simulations of cardiac electrophysiology using patient specific models of the heart (using CHASTE & Alya)

When: 22/11/2017 - 22/11/2017

The webinar will be run by the Computational Cardiovascular Science team (CCS) of the University of Oxford and will provide an insight of the latest research in the CCS group on High Performance Computational (HPC) simulations of cardiac electrophysiology using patient specific models of the whole heart. The group has developed an image analysis and computational pipeline for the personalisation of anatomically-based human heart-torso models, from MRI data, generation of volumetric meshes, to patient-specific simulations of human heart function and ECG reconstruction. Regarding the electrophysiological simulations from ionic level up to the whole organ and body surface, they will focus on two well-known simulation softwares, Chaste and Alya. The finite element CHASTE software (Cancer, Heart And Soft Tissue Environment) has been developed at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford and the Alya System is the Barcelona Supercomputing Simulation code for high performance computational multi-physics.

Register for the webinar here

CompBioMed Centre of Excellence is meant to be a hub for training in Computational Biomedicine, with emphasis on high performance computing in the context of three specific research areas: cardiovascular, molecularly-based and neuro-musculoskeletal medicine. Among several other training activities, CompBioMed organizes regular webinars on a broad range of topics, in collaboration with the VPH Institute.

More information on the webinar and on the speakers can be found here

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