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Herbert Lipowsky

Emeritus Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Engineering Science and Mechanics


  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

117 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building


Personal or Departmental Website

Interest Areas:

Pressure and flow relationships in microcirculation, in vivo rheology blood flow in sickle-cell disease and other hematological disorders.





Journal Articles

  • Herbert H Lipowsky, , "Role of matrix metalloproteases in the kinetics of leukocyte-endothelial adhesion in post-capillary venules", Biorheology, 52, (5-6), pp. 10


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