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Novel microfluidic techniques to evaluate cell adhesion properties for medical applications

thesis
posted on 08.03.2018, 00:13 authored by NINNUJA SIVANANTHA
The thesis explores the advantages of using microfluidic technology in the field of medicine, to effectively monitor and treat various inflammatory diseases. This was achieved through the characterisation of how sticky cells are under various conditions, where specific adhesive strengths and cell behaviour can be attributed as bio-markers for diseases such as Malaria, and Multiple Sclerosis.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Tuncay Alan

Additional supervisor 1

Adrian Neild

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Additional Institution or Organisation

Mechanical engineering

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Engineering