Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

yberheart Created by Russian Scientists with Supercomputer Lobachevsky
November 16, 2015 10:38

Supercomputer Lobachevsky has helped scientists of the Nizhny Novgorod State University to develop the software and hardware appliance Cyberheart financed with the grant of the Government of the Russian Federation.
"Our project on creating a 3D heart model became the winner of the state competition for a subsidy on hi-tech production. The project is planned to last for three years and will be supported with financing of 170 million rubles", - the university reported.
"We have made a computer model of the human heart, which is primarily required for tests and experiments. Such experiments are impermissible on a living person, and on the computer we can test and try anything and check how it all works", - the system developer Grigory Osipov reported.
For instance, the Cyberheart can test drugs, various methods of treatment, new instruments, etc. This computer model makes it possible to watch the dynamics of cardiac processes under the influence of these or those circumstances or drugs, and the way it will change over several years.
"The universal model invented by us can be tuned to a specific person and his or her heart. The basic data, such as tomography, for example, is introduced into the Cyberheart and is  analyzed afterwards, thus giving us a picture of a particular heart. Later, with a range of tests, we can select optimal treatment for this person", - Mr. Osipov explained.
Moreover, the Cyberheart will enable scientists to make a mobile electrocardiogram electrocardiogram with sending results via wireless network to the server needed.
"Such system can be used in medical laboratories. It will help select appropriate treatment for cardiovascular diseases, prevent sequelas and even save life of thousands of patients to pick up", - the director of Mathematics and Mechanics IT Institute at the NNSU Victor Gergel noted. He added that presently the Nizhny Novgorod State University is negotiating about introducing the software and hardware appliance Cyberheart to the medical institutions of Nizhny Novgorod.
Creating a virtual clone of the heart is a great challenge and an enormous calculating experiment, which could be carried out by means of the supercomputer Lobachevsky, which was brought into operation at the university in 2014. The peak productivity of the supercomputer is about 600 teraflop, while one teraflop makes one trillion operations per second - in other words, it can perform thousands times more of operations in a second than an ordinary personal computer. Lobachevsky is one of the three supercomputers operating at the universities of Russia and one of the hundred of the world's largest supercomputers. It is Russia's second most powerful computer, with the first one located in the Moscow State University.



Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Cyberheart Lobachevsky Computer Inventions   

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Chitosan New Material for Medicine Sounds to Help Control Burning Transgenic Goats to Serve Mankind Space Aircraft Engine Engineered in Russia Easy Way to Monitor Your Health

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
Russian Monuments  Russian hockey team  Sergey Sobyanin  Karachay-Cherkessia  Landscape Painters  travel to Russia  Sochi  tourist information  Tver  Mikhail Dashevsky  Altai  3D Printing  Nevsky Avenue  Festivals in Moscow  North Korea  Shelekhov  George Gamow  Paleontology  Russian Railways  Nadezhda Udaltsova  Moscow actions  Architecture  Robots  Russian regions  Maloyaroslavets  Moscow airports  St. Petersburg  Moscow  Russian religion  Archeology  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian secret agency  Russian laws  Russian business  Russian tourism  Kostroma  Russian Cinema  World Festival of Youth and Students  Musicals   Russian actors  Tonino Guerra  Gourmet Tours  Safonovo  Exhibitions in Moscow  Ukraine  medicine  Nikolai Burlyaev  Oil Synthesis  Russian startups  Alexey Skurlatov 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites