Conferences

 

2017

Ostrovski Y and Sznitman J. Targeted delivery in upper airways using inhaled magnetic particles. European Aerosol Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, August 2017.

Koullapis PG, Hofemeier P, Sznitman J and Kassinos SC. An efficient in silico method for deposition studies in the deep lung. European Aerosol Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, August 2017.

Shachar-Berman L, Ostrovski Y, De Rosis A, Koshiyama K, Wada S and Sznitman J. Exploring the fate of inhales non-spherical aerosol for systemic drug delivery. International Drug Discovery Science & Technology. Osaka, Japan, July 2017.

Ostrovski Y and Sznitman J. Point targeting in the lungs using inhaled magnetic aerosols. International Drug Discovery Science & Technology. Osaka, Japan, July 2017

Sznitman J. Systemic drug delivery via the lungs: Can we do better? International Drug Discovery Science & Technology. Osaka, Japan, July 2017

Fishler R and Sznitman J. Computer vision-based aerodynamic particle sizing: A rapid method for real-time characterization of inhaled aerosols. Respiratory Drug Delivery Europe 2017. Nice, France, April 2017 (Poster)

Sznitman J. Acini-on-Chip: Novel in vitro assessments of particle dynamics and deposition in the deep lungs. Respiratory Drug Delivery Europe 2017. Nice, France, April 2017 (Podium Presentation)

Sznitman J. Microflows in pulmonary airways with in vitro microfluidics. The Batsheva de Rotschild Seminar: Physics of Microfluidics. Sde Boker, Israel, January 2017 (Invited Talk)

 

2016

Sznitman J. Paradigms of targeted aerosol delivery in the deep lungs: lessons from in vitro and in silico studies. RMIT Enabling Capability Platforms Workshop on Inhaled Therapeutics for Treating Lung & Neurodegenerative Diseases. Melbourne, Australia, November 2016.

Sznitman J. Unraveling the fate of inhaled aerosols in the pulmonary depths in silico and in vitro. Workshop on Pulmonary Drug Delivery (COST Action 1404 “SimInhale”). Prague, Czech Republic, October 2016.

Bauer K and Sznitman J, Evolution from childhood to adulthood of respiratory flow behavior in bronchial airways. 14th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 20-22 September 2016, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Ostrovski Y and Sznitman J, Targeted delivery in upper airways using inhaled magnetic particles, 14th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 20-22 September 2016, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Shachar-Berman L, Ostrovski Y, Hofemeier P and Sznitman J. Transport and deposition of non-spherical aerosols in pulmonary acinar airways. 14th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 20-22 September 2016, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Hofemeier P, Koshiyama K, Wada S and Sznitman J. Fate of inhaled aerosols in heterogeneous pulmonary acini, 14th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 20-22 September 2016, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Stauber H, Waisman D, and Sznitman J. Characteristics of red blood cell perfusion in microfluidic models of pulmonary capillary networks. 5th International Conference on Micro and Nano Flows, Milano, Italy, 11-14 September 2016

Fishler R and Sznitman J. Flow mixing and dispersion phenomena in lung-insprired microfluidics structures. 5th International Conference on Micro and Nano Flows, Milano, Italy, 11-14 September 2016

Shachar-Berman L, Ostrovski Y, Hofemeier P, and Sznitman J. Transport of non-spherical particles in pulmonary acinar models (poster). 8th International Biofluids Symposium, 12-14 February 2016, Pasadena CA, USA.

Ostrovski Y, Hofemeier P, and Sznitman J. Enhancing pulmonary acinar deposition using magnetic particles: Insight from CFD simulations (poster). 8th International Biofluids Symposium, 12-14 February 2016, Pasadena CA, USA.

Sznitman J. Unravelling the mysteries of respiratory airflows in the pulmonary acinar depths. 8th International Biofluids Symposium, 12-14 February 2016, Pasadena CA, USA.

2015

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Hofemeier P, and Sznitman J. Respiratory flows during early childhood: Computational models to examine therapeutic aerosols in the developing airways, APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting, November 22-24, 2015, Boston, USA.

Stauber H, Waisman D, and Sznitman J. Blood Perfusion in Microfluidic Models of Pulmonary Capillary Networks: Role of Geometry and Hematocrit, APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting, November 22-24, 2015, Boston, USA.

Hofemeier P, Koshiyama K, Wada S, and Sznitman J. Role of Topological Heterogeneity on the Fate of Inhaled Aerosols in the Pulmonary Acinus, APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting, November 22-24, 2015, Boston, USA.

Fishler R, Hofemeier P, Etzion Y, Dubowski Y, and Sznitman J. A microfluidic model of the pulmonary acinus for studying particle dynamics and deposition, European Aerosol Conference, September 6-11, 2015, Milano, Italy.

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Hofemeier P, and Sznitman J. Respiratory therapies of the developing lungs: Inhaled aerosols delivery during early childhood, CFD in Medicine & Biology II, 30 August-8 July 2015, Albufeira, Portugal.

Oakes JM, Hofemeier P, Vignon Clementel IE, and Sznitman J. Aerosols in healthy and emphysematous in silico acinar models, CFD in Medicine & Biology II, 30 August-8 July 2015, Albufeira, Portugal.

Shachar-Berman L, Ostrovski Y, Hofemeier P, and Sznitman J. Transport and deposition of anisotropic aerosols in pulmonary acinar shear flows, CFD in Medicine & Biology II, 30 August-8 July 2015, Albufeira, Portugal.

Stauber H, Waisman D, and Sznitman J. Blood perfusion in microfluidic models of pulmonary capillary networks, CFD in Medicine & Biology II, 30 August-8 July 2015, Albufeira, Portugal.

Ostrovski Y, Hofemeier P, and Sznitman J. Enhancing pulmonary acinar deposition using magnetic particles: Insight from CFD simulations, CFD in Medicine & Biology II, 30 August-8 July 2015, Albufeira, Portugal.

Hofemeier P, Shachar-Berman L, Tenenbaum-Katan J, Filoche M, and Sznitman J. Unsteady diffusional screening in 3D pulmonary acinar structures: from infancy to adulthood, CFD in Medicine & Biology II, 30 August-8 July 2015, Albufeira Portugal.

Sznitman J. Unraveling the mysteries of respiratory airflows in the acinar airways depths. Perspective Talk, 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2015.

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Hofemeier P, Fishler R, Rothen-Rutishauser B, and Sznitman J. Respiratory flows during early childhood: in-silico and in-vito biomimetic models of inhalation therapy in the developing airways, 21st Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2015.

Hofemeier P and Sznitman J, Pulmonary acinar particle transport: implications for targeted drug delivery, 20th International Society of Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM) Congress, Munich, Germany May 30 – June 3, 2015.

Shachar-Berman L, Ostrovski Y, Hofemeier P and Sznitman J, Transport and Deposition of Non-Spherical Aerosols in Pulmonary Acinar flows, 20th International Society of Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM) Congress, Munich, Germany May 30 – June 3, 2015.

2014

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Hofemeier P, Fishler R, Rothen-Rutishauser B, and Sznitman J, Alveolar flows of the developing lungs: flow phenomena at embryonic to early childhood airways, American Physical Society, 67th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics in San Francisco CA, USA, November 23-25, 2014.

Shachar Berman L, Delorme Y, Hofemeier P, Frankel S, Sznitman J, Non-spherical aerosol transport under oscillatory shear flows at low-Reynolds numbers, American Physical Society, 67th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics in San Francisco CA, USA, November 23-25, 2014.

Fishler R, Mulligan M, Dubowski Y, Sznitman J, Experimental investigation of particle deposition mechanisms in the lung acinus using microfluidic models, American Physical Society, 67th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics in San Francisco CA, USA, November 23-25, 2014.

Stauber H, Fishler R, Waisman D, and Sznitman J, Red Blood Cell Dispersion in Morphologically-Inspired Microfluidic Models of Alveolar Capillary Networks, American Physical Society, 67th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics in San Francisco CA, USA, November 23-25, 2014.

Hofemeier P, Shachar-Berman L, Filoche M, and Sznitman J, Unsteady Oxygen Transfer in Space-Filling Models of the Pulmonary Acinus, American Physical Society, 67th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics in San Francisco CA, USA, November 23-25, 2014.

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Fishler R, Rothen-Rutishauser B and Sznitman J, Microfluidic In vitro Platforms of pulmonary alveolar physiology, 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering in Croatia, September 2014.

Hofemeier P and Sznitman J, Fate of inhaled fine and ultrafine aerosols in pulmonary acinar airways: when particle diffusion becomes paramount, has been accepted for a podiums presentation at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston, USA, July 6-11, 2014.

Fishler R, Mulligan M K, Dubowski Y and Sznitman J, Studying flow patterns and particle deposition in the pulmonary acinus using microfluidics, has been accepted for poster presentation at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston, USA, July 6-11, 2014.

Sznitman J, Acinus-on-a-chip: respiratory physiology using in vitro microfluidics, has been invited for a podiums presentation at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston, USA, July 6-11, 2014.

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Mahto S K, Minai L, Fishler R, Rothen-Rutishauser B and Sznitman J, Insights on Alveolar Epithelium Function and Permeability Using Biomimetic Microfluidic Models of Distal Airways, has been accepted for poster presentation at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston, USA, July 6-11, 2014.

Mulligan M K, Friedman Y, Grotberg J B, Filoche M, Waisman D and Sznitman J, Dynamics of Pulmonary Liquid Boluses Using in vitro Airway Microfluidics, has been accepted for poster presentation at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston, USA, July 6-11, 2014.

Mulligan M K, Friedman Y, Grotberg J B, Filoche M, Waisman D and Sznitman J, Dynamics of Pulmonary Liquid Boluses Using in vitro Airway Microfluidics, has been accepted for poster presentation at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston, USA, July 6-11, 2014.

Shachar Berman L, Hofemeier P, Delorme Y, Frankel S and Sznitman J, Transport and Deposition of Non-Spherical Aerosols in Pulmonary Acinar Airways, has been accepted for poster presentation at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston, USA, July 6-11, 2014.

Fishler R, Tenenbaum-Katan J, and Sznitman J, Acinus-on-a-chip: a microfluidic platform for pulmonary acinar flows, has been accepted for poster presentation at the upcoming NanoIsrael 2014 Conference being held at the David InterContinental Hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 24-25, 2014.

Fishler R, Mulligan M, and Sznitman J, Acinus-on-a-chip: a microfluidic platform for pulmonary acinar flows, Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, February 27, 2014, Israel.

Mulligan M, Friedmana Y, Grotberg J, Waismanc D, and Sznitman J, Microfluidic Models of Surfactant and Liquid Plug Delivery in Small Airways, (poster) Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, February 27, 2014, Israel.

Koren Y, Sznitman R, Brown A, Ghosh R, Arratia P and Sznitman J, Motility phenotyping of model organism Caenorhabditis elegans using Scale-Invariant Feature Transform (SIFT), (poster) Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, February 27, 2014, Israel.

Hofemeier P, Shachar-Berman L, and Sznitman J, Convective-diffusive particle transport in pulmonary acinar models, (poster) Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, February 27, 2014, Israel.

2013

Stauber H, Fishler R, Hofemeier P, Waisman D, and Sznitman J, Dispersion Phenomena of Fine Particles in Pulmonary Alveolar Capillary-Inspired Networks, Annual Symposium of the Israel Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM), December 1st, 2013, Israel.

Fishler R, Mulligan MK, and Sznitman J, Acinus-on-achip: a microfluidic platform for pulmonary acinar flows, Annual Symposium of the Israel Society for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM), December 1st, 2013, Israel.

Berman R, Oded K, Sznitman J, and Leshansky A. Undulatory locomotion of finite filaments, American Physical Society, 66th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, 24-26 November, 2013, Pittsburgh PA, USA.

Mulligan MK, Grotberg JB, Waisman D, Filoche M, and Sznitman J. Liquid Therapy Delivery Models Using Microfluidic Airways, American Physical Society, 66th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, 24-26 November, 2013, Pittsburgh PA, USA.

Fishler R, Mulligan MK, and Sznitman J. Acinus-on-a-chip: a microfluidic platform for pulmonary acinar flows, American Physical Society, 66th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, 24-26 November, 2013, Pittsburgh PA, USA.

Hofemeier P, and Sznitman J. Convective-diffusive particle transport in the pulmonary acinus, American Physical Society, 66th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, 24-26 November, 2013, Pittsburgh PA, USA.

Mahto SK, Marom A, Sznitman J, and Shoham S, Microfluidic chip for site-specific drug delivery to 3D neuronal “opto-nets”, Annual Meeting of the Society of Neuroscience, 9-13 November 2013, San Diego CA, USA.

Mahto SK, Marom A, Sznitman J, and Shoham S, Hydrogel-based Microfluidic Chip for Site-specific Chemical Treatment of 3D Neuronal “Opto-nets”, 6th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, 6-8 November 2013, San Diego CA, USA.

Mulligan MK, Grotberg JB, Waisman D, and Sznitman J. Microfluidic models of surfactant and liquid plug delivery in small airways, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, 25-28 September 2013, Seattle WA, USA.

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Mahto SK, and Sznitman J. Microfluidic shear stress-mediated surfactant production in alveolar epithelial cells, 19th Meeting of the European Society of Biomechanics, 25-28 August 2013, Patras, Greece.

Hofemeier P, and Sznitman J. The role of respiratory flow asynchrony on convective mixing in the pulmonary acinus, 5th International Symposium on Instabilities and Bifurcations in Fluid Mechanics, 25-30 July 2013, Israel.

Hofemeier P, and Sznitman J. Computational simulations of inhaled aerosol transport and deposition in the distal regions of the lung, (poster) Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, 19 February 2013, Israel.

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Mahto SK, Minai L, and Sznitman J. Role of shear stress for surfactant production during fetal lung development, (poster) Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, 19 February 2013, Israel.

Mahto SK, Tenenbaum-Katan J, and Sznitman J. Influence of flow-mediated cytoskeletal stress on surfactant secretion of alveolar epithelial cells in microfluidic devices, (poster) Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, 19 February 2013, Israel.

Stauber H, Mulligan MK, Waisman D, and Sznitman J. In silico and in vitro platforms for modeling the alveolar capillary microcirculation, (poster) Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, 19 February 2013, Israel.

Greenblum A, Sznitman R, oren M, Podbilewicz B, and Sznitman J. Automatic extraction of neuronal dendritic tree morphologies using statistical learning methods, (poster) Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, 19 February 2013, Israel.

Mulligan MK, Grotberg JB, Waisman D, and Sznitman J. Microfluidic models of liquid plug delivery in small airways, (poster) Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, 19 February 2013, Israel.

2012

Mulligan MK, Grotberg JB, and Sznitman J. In vitro microfluidic models of mucus-like obstructions in small airways, American Physical Society, 65th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, 18-20 November, 2012, San Diego CA, USA.

Hofemeier P, and Sznitman J. Geometrical influence of pulmonary acinar models on respiratory flows and particle deposition, American Physical Society, 65th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, 18-20 November, 2012, San Diego CA, USA.

Fischler R, and Sznitman J. Mapping low-Reynolds-number cavity flow phenomena inside microfluidic devices, 32nd Israeli Conference on Mechanical Engineering, October 17-18, 2012, Israel.

Mahto SK, and Sznitman J. Microfluidic models of lung airways for studies of surfactant secretion in alveolar epithelial cells, (poster) 30th Israel Vacuum Society Conference, October 15, 2012, Israel.

Tenenbaum-Katan J, Manai L, Mahto SK, and Sznitman J. Role of shear stress for surfactant production in a microfluidic model of fetal airways, (poster) 7th International Biofluid Mechanics Symposium, March 25-30, 2012, Israel.

Fishler R, Mulligan MK, and Sznitman J. Mimicking pulmonary acinar flows at the microscale using microfluidics, (poster) 7th International Biofluid Mechanics Symposium, March 25-30, 2012, Israel.

2011

Fishler R, and Sznitman J. Mapping low Reynolds number cavity flow phenomena inside microfluidic devices, American Physical Society, 64th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, 20-22 November, 2011, Baltimore MD, USA.

Ghosh R, and Sznitman J. Confined swimming of nematode C. elegans in a drop, Gallery of Fluid Motion, American Physical Society, 64th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, 20-22 November, 2011, Baltimore MD, USA.

Sznitman J, Shen X, and Arratia PE. Motility analysis of the nematode C. elegans on wet soft media, American Physical Society, 64th Annual Meeting of the Division of Fluid Dynamics, 20-22 November, 2011, Baltimore MD, USA.