Eitan Kimmel, Professor

Research Interests:

Bio-heat and bio-mass transport. Cell and tissue mechanics. Nano-acoustics medicine.

Short Synopsis:

Krasovitski, B., A. Goldring, A. Harari, E. Kimmel.  Growth and collapse of a vapor bubble and shock    wave emission around a holmium laser beam: Theory and experiments. Bubble Science, Engineering  and Technology 2(1):17-24, 2010.
Oliven, E., R. Kaufman R. Kaynan, R. Oliven, U. Steinfeld , N. Tov, M. Odeh, L. Gaitini, A.R. Schwartz,E. Kimmel.. Mechanical parameters determining pharyngeal collapsibility in patients with sleep apnea.Journal of Applied Physiology 109:1037-1044, 2010.
Krasovitski, B., V. Frenkel, S. Shoham, E. Kimmel. Intramembrane cavitation as a unifying mechanism for ultrasound induced bioeffects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108(8):3258-3263, 2011.
Mizrahi, N., E. Zhou, G. Lenormand, R. Krishnan, D.Weihs, J.P. Butler, D.A. Weitz, J.J. Fredberg, E. Kimmel. Therapeutic ultrasound perturbs cytoskeleton dynamics. Soft Matter 8:2438-2443, 2012.
Naor, O., Y. Hertzberg, E. Zemmel, E. Kimmel, S. Shoham. Towards multifocal ultrasonic neural stimulation II: design considerations for an acoustical retinal prosthesis. Journal of Neural Engineerin     12. doi:10.1088/1741-2560/9/2/026006.
Plaksin, M., S. Shoham, E. Intramembrane cavitation as a predictive bio-piezoelectric mechanism for ultrasonic brain stimulation. Physical Review X 4, 011004, 2014.