Modeling of drug and drug-encapsulated nanoparticle transport in patient-specific coronary artery walls to treat vulnerable plaques
KAUST DepartmentPhysical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) Division
Environmental Science and Engineering Program
Numerical Porous Media SRI Center (NumPor)
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AbstractThe main objective of this work is to develop computational tools to support the design of a catheter-based local drug delivery system that uses nanoparticles as drug carriers in order to treat vulnerable plaques and diffuse atherosclerotic disease.
Conference/Event name1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology: Advancing Health Care through NanoEngineering and Computing, NEMB 2010