The Virtual Physiological human

Peter V. Coveney, Vanessa Diaz, Peter Hunter, Peter Kohl, Marco Viceconti

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The Virtual Physiological Human is synonymous with a programme in computational biomedicine that aims to develop a framework of methods and technologies to investigate the human body as a whole. It is predicated on the transformational character of information technology, brought to bear on that most crucial of human concerns, our own health and well-being.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)281-285
Number of pages5
JournalInterface Focus
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 6 2011


  • Biomedical informatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Computational biomedicine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomaterials

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    Coveney, P. V., Diaz, V., Hunter, P., Kohl, P., & Viceconti, M. (2011). The Virtual Physiological human. Interface Focus, 1(3), 281-285.