Field introduction´╝ÜArtificial Organs

The Artificial Organs Course provides education in interdisciplinary fields of biomedical engineering through R&D on almost all artificial organs, from head to tail. The aim is to instill students with basic knowledge of medicine and engineering through various artificial organ development projects.

 

Every kinds of artificial organs are developed in this division

Professor Tomoyuki Yambe Professor
Tomoyuki Yambe

All intenal organs in human body are reported to be able to be replaced by the artificial organs. Artificial heart, myocardium esophagus, and sphincter are developed in this laboratory.

  1. Artificial heart, myocardium
  2. Artificial esophagus
  3. Artificial sphincter
  4. Convulsion attach stopper
Laboratory site
Schematic illustration of the artificial myocardium

Schematic illustration of the artificial myocardium

A photograph of an animal experiment with artificial myocardium performed after ethical committee allowance

A photograph of an animal experiment with artificial myocardium performed after ethical committee allowance