Haemodynamic Modelling Research Group


We investigate blood flow in the cardiovascular system using clinical data and computational and experimental modelling.
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Our group is part of the School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sciences at King's College London. We are based in St Thomas's Hospital, a leading research centre in the heart of London.

Research summary

Recent News

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  • Samuel Vennin officially graduated in July 2018 with a PhD in Cardiovascular Sciences titled Modelling the Relationship between Central Blood Pressure and Flow - with Applications for Non-Invasive Haemodynamic Measurement Technology.
    Sam graduation photo

  • Jordi Alastruey, Peter Charlton, Jorge Mariscal-Harana and Weiwei Jin presented their work at the "8th World Congress of Biomechanics" in Dublin, from 8 to 12 July 2018. Jordi gave a keynote lecture on subject-specific arterial blood flow modelling. Pete gave the presentation titled Modelling arterial pulse wave propagation during healthy ageing. Pete, Jorge and Weiwei presented posters.

  • Samuel Vennin helped with the activities of the Hot Stuff stand held by our Department at the last Royal Society Summer Exhibition. The stand aimed to engage the audience with radioactivity and its use in medicine to detect and treat diseases such as cancer.

  • Jordi Alastruey was an invited key speaker at the plenary session Personalized Medicine of the Sechenov International Biomedical Summit (SIBS 2018) held at I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, May 2018.

  • Peter Charlton and Jordi Alastruey were invited to presentat their latest research at the MEDIAN_MIC Cardiovascular Clinician and Academic Knowledge Exchange¬†event organised by the NIHR Cardiovascular MedTech Co-operative and held at King's College London, April 2018.

  • Samuel Vennin successfully defended his PhD research at his viva on 28 March 2018. His thesis was titled Modelling the Relationship between Central Blood Pressure and Flow - with Applications for Non-Invasive Haemodynamic Measurement Technology. Congratulations to Sam!!!

  • Jordi Alastruey gave an invited presentation titled Arterial blood flow modelling using 1D/0D formulations at the 60th British Applied Mathematics Colloquium (BAMC 2018) held in the University of St Andrews, Scotland, March 2018.

  • Using the group's cardiovascular simulator rig, Ye Li and Weiwei Jin conducted a practical lab session for our third year UG students of "BEng/MEng Biomedical Engineering" in March 2018.
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Group leader: Jordi Alastruey

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Latest publications

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Contact us! Come visit us!

We are based in St Thomas' Hospital, close to the London Eye, Westminster Bridge, and Big Ben, right in the center of London:

St Thomas' Hospital,
Westminster Bridge Road,
SE1 7EH London, UK

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