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Multi-scale modelling of the microvasculature in the human cerebral cortex

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Cerebrovascular diseases are by far the largest causes of death in the UK, as well as one of the leading causes of adult disability. The brain’s healthy function depends on a steady supply of oxygen, delivered through the microvasculature. Cerebrovascular diseases, such as stroke and dementia, can interrupt the transport of blood (and hence oxygen) rapidly, or over a prolonged period of time. An interruption in flow can lead to ischaemia, with prolonged interruptions leading to tissue deat...

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Wahbi K. El-Bouri More by this author

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Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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EP/M50659X/1
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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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