Abgeschlossene Projekte

  • Biothermofluidics for Cerebrospinal Fluid Diagnostics and Control

    A variety of diseases, such as hydrocephalus and meningitis, are connected with pathological changes of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). This research project employed computational simulation, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), in vivo MRI-based flow and motion measurements and laser-based in vitro velocity measurements in order to piece together a complete picture of the flow of and mass transport within the CSF. more

    We aim to define better monitoring and control strategies for NPH and TBI patients, thereby transferring our knowledge to the clinical and patient community. more
  • Determining the role of mechanical stimuli in blood-brain barrier opening

    Ultrasonically excited intravascular microbubbles are an innovative tool to locally open the blood-brain barrier (BBB) for drug delivery purposes. We aim to assess the relationship between the stresses generated by their vibrations and the increase in BBB permeability. more