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Principal investigator
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Prof. Amit Gefen

Department of Biomedical Engineering
The Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv 69978
Israel

Phone: +972-3-6408093
Fax: +972-3-6405845

mail gefen@eng.tau.ac.il
Research Interests
  • Experimental and computational analysis of the mechanical behavior of hard and soft biological tissues.
  • Role of the mechanical stress distribution within tissues in development of diseases.
  • Analysis of the kinematic and dynamic behavior of musculoskeletal structures.
  • Development of methodologies for computer planning, simulation and enhancement of medical treatments and surgical procedures.
List of Publications
 

 
Clinical biomechanics Computer methods med eng physc tissue viability
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Studies in Mechanobiology, Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials
Prof. Gefen is the Editor-in-Chief of the Book Series "Studies in Mechanobiology, Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials" and he is also editing the first volume in the Series, which is entitled "Bioengineering Research of Chronic Wounds".
 
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Prof. Gefen was appointed to be a Trustee of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) on the 11th Annual EPUAP Meeting held on 4-6 September 2008 in Bruges, Belgium.

Education:

  • 2001 Ph.D., Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • 1997 M.Sc., Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • 1994 B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.