Category: Biomaterials

Symposium M

Biomechanics of Human Diseases: From Research to Applications

The application of biomechanics and biophysics at the molecular, cell and tissue level offers new insights into elucidating human physiology and pathophysiology.

A better understanding of cell mechanobiology in health and diseases enables discovery of novel physical biomarkers for disease diagnosis and therapy with progression towards precision medicine.

  • Mechanics of red blood cell in health and diseases
  • Tumor Mechanics of cancer metastasis
  • Mechanics of cardiovascular diseases
  • Tissue mechanics and human diseases
  • Molecular mechanics of human diseases
  • Bacterial-host interactions and pathogenesis
  • Applications in disease detection, diagnosis and therapy
  • Technologies in probing biomechanics – AFM, imaging, microfluidics etc.
  • Rajesh CHANDRAMOHANADAS, Singapore University of Technology & Design, Singapore
  • Jinju CHEN, Newcastle University, UK
  • Aram CHUNG, Korea University, South Korea
  • Xi-Qiao FENG, Tsinghua University, China
  • Xiaobo GONG, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Jimmy HSIA, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Changjin HUANG, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Xuejin LI, Zhejiang University, China
  • Yuan LIN, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Vijay RAJAGOPAL, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Jennifer SHIN, KAIST, South Korea
  • Sehyun SHIN, Korea University, South Korea
  • GV SHIVASHANKAR, Mechanobiology Institute, Singapore
  • Youhua TAN, The Hongkong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Dalton TAY, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Shigeo WADA, Osaka University, Japan
  • Ting YE, Jilin University, China
  • Saul YEDGAR , Hebrew University Medical School, Israel
  • Sulin ZHANG, PennState University, USA


Chwee Teck LIM
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Ming DAO
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


Han Wei HOU
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Linhong DENG
Changzhou University, China

Prof Igor V. PIVKIN
Institute of Computational Science, USI Lugano, Switzerland


Chwee Teck LIM
National University of Singapore, Singapore