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jmiddleton26
04-16-2009, 10:11 AM
Final Call for Presentations, Posters and Exhibits

'Exploring the Biological/Biomechanics Interface'

7th May, 2009 at ARUP Campus
Blythe Valley Park
Solihull, UK

Hosted by ARUP
Meditech
Simpleware

The purpose of this one day meeting is to update, network and foster links
in the cross disciplinary areas which encompass biomechanics, biology and
medicine. The meeting includes invited and contributing speakers from the
area of biomedical engineering, biology and clinical applications and will
explore and demonstrate new developments and tools which are now available
for solving many problems which link these disciplines. The main aim of
this meeting is to focus on linking and merging the above knowledge base
through providing examples of successful applications and also to provide
explanations of how new and innovative tools are being developed and
successfully applied in practice. Scientists, bioengineers, biologists,
clinicians and commercial organisations are invited to present and
participate in this event.

Suggested Topics for Presentation

Nano to macro scale modelling
Cellular response, cell mechanics and mechanotransduction,
Fracture healing, interface mechanisms and simulation of surgical
procedures
Tissue engineering/regeneration
Computational biology

The aim is to focus on both existing and new scientific techniques
(laboratory and simulation based) which can be used to link the
multidisciplinary and cross disciplinary areas which encompass
biomechanics, biology and healthcare sciences.

Please see the preliminary programme of accepted presentations and other
information at www.meditech.cf.ac.uk. We are pleased to consider further
contributed oral presentations, posters or displays for this seminar (oral
presentations will be 20 minutes). Numbers are restricted to 60 people and
places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. The cost of
the meeting will be £75 and includes coffee breaks, lunch and conference
packs. If you wish to contribute a paper or provide a poster or display
please contact Rumana at or see information and
register directly at .

Also note that exhibition space for companies, publishers and software
houses is free of charge however the meeting fee for each person attending
will apply.

The list of presentations accepted to date are as follows:

Modelling at the biological/biomechanical interface: fracture healing case
studies. Liesbet Geris, Katholik, University of Leuven,Belgium

A poro-elastic mathematical model for physical properties of human cortical
bone: SiNuPrOs J.M. Crolet & M. Racila, Université de Franche-Comté,
Besancon,France.

Simulation of the facial construct: soft tissue modelling and surgical
outcomes
Liliana Beldie and Brian Walker, Arup, Solihull,UK

Measuring strain distribution in tendon using confocal microscopy and
finite elements. Sam L Evans, Cardiff University, Cardiff,UK

Simulation of the multiscale bone-prosthesis contact problems: software
KneeMech for preoperative surgical planning
J. Orlik, H.Andrä, A. Zemitis,University of Kaiserslautern,Germany

Development of a 3D-model of restored teeth using micro-ct
Shirin Shahrbaf,Sheffield Dental School,UK

Finite Element Analaysis of the post-adhesive-dentine interface for the
push out test. Abdulsalam Al-Zahawi,Sheffield Dental School,UK

Stress Distribution in the knee joint following high tibial osteotomy. Raj
Mootanah, Anglia Ruskin Univ, UK

Simulating Bone Ingrowth in Porous Coated Implants. P. K. Puthumanapully,
Univ Southampton UK

Human Artificial Joint Design Using Boundary Element Method. Amir Salimi,
UK

We look forward to welcoming you to the Arup Campus on 7th May 2009.

Prof. John Middleton DSc
Director of Biomaterials/Biomechanics Research Centre
Wales College of Medicine
Cardiff Medicentre
Heath Park
Cardiff CF14 4UJ Wales, UK
Tel/Fax. +44 (0)29 20682161
Email: middletonj2@cardiff.ac.uk
www.meditech.cf.ac.uk