Research Area

  • Title:
    Physiological and Neural System Modelling

  • Keywords:

    metabolism, human posture, motor control modeling, cardiovascular modeling, safety pharmacology

  • Description:

    Physiological modeling and simulation can be powerful tools to accelerate mechanistic understanding and may have a real clinical utility. Studies in this field are mainly related to the following areas/systems:

    • metabolism and immunometabolism
    • human posture and musculoskeletal system
    • cardiovascular system
    • respiratory system
    • nervous system
  • Laboratories:

    • Bioengineering Lab
    • Cardiovascular Bioengineering Lab
    • DIABETES Lab (Laboratory of Diabetes and metabolism InvestigAtion through Biomedical Engineering
    • Movement Analysis Lab
  • Contact Person:

    Micaela Morettini, Sandro Fioretti, Alessandro Mengarelli, Laura Burattini

  • Collaborations:

    Istituto di Neuroscienze, CNR, Padova (Italy); Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical University of Vienna (Austria); Istituto per le Applicazioni del Calcolo, CNR, Roma (Italy); Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California (US); Dipartimento di Scienze Motorie, Umane e della Salute, Università degli Studi di Roma “Foro Italico” (Italy); Clinica di Neuroriabilitazione Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale, Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona (Italy); Unit of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona (Italy)

  • Projects:
    • POR MARCHE FESR 2014-2020 “Promuovere soluzioni innovative per affrontare le sfide delle comunità locali nell’ambito della salute e benessere” DC-PRESSURE: Integrated System for the prevention and treatment of the chronic and rehabilitative acute ulcers of foot and/or decubitus ulcers
    • POR MARCHE FESR 2014/2020 “W2BIOS-Wireless Wearable Biometric Sensors”.