Speaker Presentations

Tuesday, May 16th

Medical Device Innovation in the Digital Age
Plenary Speaker: Vivian Riefberg, McKinsey & Company

TRACK 1: IDEATION
Electrodynamic modeling of bacterial biofilm impedance sensing
Ryan Huiszoon, University of Maryland, College Park

A Quantitative Study of the Effect of Wedge Deformity on Thoracic Volume by Virtual Scheuermann’s Models
Po-Chih Lee, University of Minnesota

Optimizing an Endoscopic Bioimpedance-Based Surgical Margin Assessment Device
Ryan Halter, Dartmouth College

Biomechanical Effects of Femoral Component Axial Rotation in Total Knee Arthroplasty
Mohammad Kia, Hospital for Special Surgery

Leaflet Geometry and Anisotropy of Bioprosthetic Heart Valves: Do They Matter?
Rana Zakerzadeh, The University of Texas at Austin

Computer-assisted Design of Microfluidics
Junchao Wang, University of California, Riverside

Optimizing the Cardiac Defibrillation Stimulus
Socrates Dokos, University of New South Wales

Local Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) in computational models of blood vessel compared to ASTM phantom
Kyoko Fujimoto, U.S. Food and Drug Administration


Wednesday, May 17th

Computer Simulation and Data Processing to improve Medical Devices: Examples from Academia, Industry and Regulatory Support
Plenary Speaker: Urs Wyss, University of Manitoba, Canada

TRACK 2: PRE-CLINICAL
Modeling The Role of Surface Interactions in Initiation of Thrombosis
Miriam Rafailovich, Stony Brook University

Towards Validation of a Physiological Model Intended for Design & Evaluation of Automated Fluid Resuscitation Systems
Bahram Parvinain, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

A Novel Method in Predicting Aneurysmal Hemodynamics after Endovascular Coiling
Hooman Yadollahi-Farsani, Arizona State University

Evaluation of DBS Implant Interaction with Brain Tissue Through Finite Element Simulation
Logan Miller, Wake Forest University

A Numerical Study on the Feasibility of the Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Surgical Navigation based on Scalp Electric Potential Recordings
Giorgio Bonmassar, Massachusetts General Hospital

Valve Interstitial Cell Phenotypic State After Surgical Repair: An Integrated Experimental-Computational Approach
Salma Ayoub, The University of Texas at Austin

Towards Accurate Simulations of the Patient-Specific Mitral Valve Annuloplasty Repair
Andrew Drach, University of Texas at Austin

Interlaboratory Simulations of Compression-Bending Testing of Spinal Rods
Marc Horner, ANSYS

TRACK 3: PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Numerical Optimization of Scaffold Properties for Tissue Engineered Venous Grafts
Jason Szafron, Yale University

Development and Full Body Validation of a 5th Percentile Female Finite Element Model
Matthew Davis, Wake Forest University

Stent Mechanobiology: Impact of Endothelial Shear and Intramural Stress
Henry Chen, California Medical Innovations Institute

Applicability of Model-Based Design Quality Metrics to Medical Device Software
Dave Hoadley, Mathworks

Computer-controlled Design and Manufacture of Smart Materials Mimicking the Body's Own
Melissa Knothe Tate, University of New South Wales

Effects of Pore Size on 3D Printed Cast’s Mechanical Properties
Devin Kiska, Robert Morris University

Impact of Modeling Assumptions on Stability Predictions in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Mehul Dharia, Zimmer Biomet

Thursday, May 18th

Agent-based models as proxy models to address the Crisis of Reproducibility, the Translational Dilemma and Precision Medicine
Plenary Speaker: Gary An, University of Chicago School of Medicine

TRACK 4: CLINICAL STUDY
Posing, Morphing and Image Registration of Anatomical Models for MRI RF Safety Assessments
Michael Oberle (IT'IS Foundation for Research on Information Technologies in Society)

The method of relational correlations for determining subpopulation characteristics
William Pruett, University of Mississippi Medical School

Breast MRI Safety: Simulation of RF Coils with Breast Phantoms Fused to a Human Model
Xin li, Purdue University 

Simulating Disease States with the Living Heart Human Model
Brian Baillargeon, Dassault Systemes SIMULIA Corp.

Automatic Construction of Population-Based Models of Left-Ventricle Mechanics
Paolo Di Achille, IBM TJ Watson Research Center

Neuro-Functionalized Anatomical Models for Mechanism Investigation, Device Development, and Treatment Personalization
Esra Neufeld, IT'IS Foundation for Research on Information Technologies in Society

Augmenting a Clinical Study with Virtual Patient Models: FDA and Industry Collaboration on a Mock Submission Sponsored by MDIC
Adam Himes, Medtronic

TRACK 5: MARKET RELEASE AND POST-MARKET
Hemodynamics Inside the MonaLSA Stent Graft
Rosamaria Tricarico, University of Florida

Effects of Increasing Graft Overlap in Ventral Hernia Repair – Potential Guidelines from a Computational Study
Sambit Sahoo, Cleveland Clinic Biomechanical

Comparing Modeled Fretting and Observed Wear in Total Hip Arthroplasty Head-Neck Junctions
Andrew Baumann, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Closed-loop blood glucose control in-silico and in the field
Benyamin Grosman, Medtronic