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First steps towards a computer simulation of the human body

08-May-2014

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University of Sheffield’s Insigneo Institute working on European Commission’s Virtual Physiological Human programme with ultimate aim to create a computer simulated replica of the human body (“in silico”). Individual patient’s data could be input into their virtual avatar to predict how their real body will react to drugs and other treatments.

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Research institute in Sheffield, England.

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Director at Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli and Executive Director at Insigneo Institute.

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Professor in Physical Chemistry at UCL.