Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP180103146 [ 2018-05-31 - 2021-09-30 ]

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Researchers: A/Prof John Costi (Chief Investigator) Prof Lucian Solomon (Chief Investigator) Mark Taylor (Chief Investigator) Dr Claudia Mazza (Partner Investigator) Dr Kevin Shelburne (Partner Investigator)

Brief description The virtual human knee. This project aims to investigate the Virtual Human Knee (VHK) which provides a baseline knowledge about knee mechanics in healthy individuals and a tool for studying knee mechanics in silico. The new knowledge can be used for identifying individuals most at risk for injury, developing solutions for preventing injury and for assessing knee reconstruction and implantation methods. As such, VHK will mitigate the burden of knee injury to Australia and worldwide by progressing disciplines including anatomy, bio-mechanics, sport science, rehabilitation, surgery and medical devices.

Funding Amount $368,636

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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A/Prof Saulo Martelli

orcid : 0000-0002-0012-8122

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