Prof. Emeritus Yoram Lanir

Phone 04-8294113
Email bmyoram@bm.technion.ac.il
Office Silver building, Room 356

CV

  • 1970 DSc Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion, Israel
  • 1962 BSc Agricultural and Civil Engineering, Technion,Israel
  • 2008 - Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Israel
  • 2005 - Visiting Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 2005-2004 - Visitting Professor, Institute of Bioengineering, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2004 - Research Associate, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusette
  • 2003-2004 - Research Associate, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • 1998-1999 Visiting Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
  • 1998-2008 - Holder, The Marcus Reiner Chair in Rheology
  • 1988-2008 - Professor, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • 1986 - Visiting Professor, Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1981-1988 Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • 1981-1988 Associate Professor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (Secondary Appointment), Haifa, Israel
  • 1980-1981 Visiting Professor, Department of Biomechanics, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
  • 1979-1980 Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Biomechanics, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
  • 1973-1981 Senior Lecturer, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • 1975-1979 Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Secondary Appointment), Haifa, Israel
  • 1970-1973 NIH Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of AMES – Bioengineering, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California
  • Namani, R., Ghassan S. Kassab, G. S., and Lanir, Y., Integrative model of coronary flow in anatomically based vasculature under myogenic, shear, and metabolic regulation. The Journal of General Physiology 150(1): 145-168, 2018.
  • Namani, R., Ghassan S. Kassab, G. S., and Lanir, Y., Morphometric Reconstruction of Coronary Vasculature Incorporating Uniformity of Flow Dispersion. Frontiers in Physiology 9:1069, 2018
  • Lanir , Y. Fibrous Tissues Growth And Remodeling: Evolutionary Micro-Mechanical Theory. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 107:115-144, (2017). doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2017.06.011.
  • Lanir, Y. Multi-scale Structural Modeling of Soft Tissues Mechanics and Mechanobiology. J. Elast. (2016). doi:10.1007/s10659-016-9607-0.
  • Lanir Y, and Namani R.: Reliability of structure tensors in representing soft tissues structure. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 46:222-8, 2015.
  • Lanir, Y.: Mechanistic micro-structural theory of soft tissues growth and remodeling: tissues with unidirectional fibers. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 14(2):245-66, 2015.
  • Kassab, G.S., Algranati D., and Lanir, Y.: Myocardial-vessel interaction: role of LV pressure and myocardial contractility. Med Biol Eng Comput 51:729–739, 2013.
  • Algranati D., Kassab G. S., and Lanir Y.: Flow restoration post revascularization predicted by stenosis indexes: sensitivity to hemodynamic variability. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 305: H145–H154, 2013.
  • Chen H., Slipchenko M.N., Liu Y., Zhao X., Cheng J.X., Lanir Y., Kassab G.S.: Biaxial deformation of collagen and elastin fibers in coronary adventitia. J Appl Physiol 115: 1683–1693, 2013.
  • Lanir, Y.: Osmotic Swelling and Residual Stress in Cardiovascular Tissues. J. Biomechanics (Special Issue on Cardiovascular Solid Mechanics), 45:780-789, 2012.
  • Reichenberg, Y, and Lanir, Y.: Duration of microbead seeding on endothelial cells significantly affects their response to magnetic excitation. Physical Review E,85:041915, 2012.
  • Young, J.M., Choy, J.S,. Kassab, G.S. and Lanir, Y.: Slackness between vessel and myocardium is necessary for coronary flow reserve. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 302:H2230-H2242, 2012.
  • Hollander Y., Durban D., Lu X., Kassab G. S., and Lanir Y.: Experimentally Validated Micro-Structural 3D Constitutive Model of Coronary Arterial Media. J. Biomech. Eng., Vol. 133 / 031007-1, 2011.
  • Algranati D., Kassab G. S., and Lanir Y.: Why is the Subendocardium more Vulnerable to Ischemia? A New Paradigm. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 300: H1090–H1100, 2011.
  • Hollander Y., Durban D., Lu X., Kassab G. S., and Lanir Y.: Comparison of Constitutive Models for Coronary Arterial Media. J. Biomech. Eng., Vol. 133 / 061008-1, 2011.
  • Reichenberg, Y., and Lanir, Y.: A flow bio-reactor for studying the effects of hemodynamic forces on the morphology and rheology of cylindrically cultured endothelial cells. J. Medl Eng. & Tech., 35(3):231-238, 2011.
  • Chen, H., Liu, Y., Zhao, X., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G. S.: A micromechanics finite - strain constitutive model of fibrous tissue. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 59: 1823–1837, 2011.
  • Kaimovitz B., Lanir Y., and Kassab G. S.: A Full 3-D Reconstruction of the Entire Porcine Coronary Vasculature. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 299: H1064–H1076, 2010.
  • Algranati D, Kassab GS, Lanir Y.: Mechanisms of Myocardium - Coronary Vessel Interaction. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 298: H861–H873, 2010.
  • Raz, E., and Lanir, Y.: Recruitment Viscoelasticity of the Tendon. J. Biomech. Eng. 131:111008 (2009).
  • Lokshin, O., Lanir, Y.: Micro and Macro Rheology of Planar Tissues. Biomaterials, 30: 3118–3127, 2009.
  • Huo, Y. Kaimovitz, B., Lanir, Y. Wischgoll, T., Hoffman, JEI., and Kassab, GS.: A Biophysical Model of Spatial Heterogeneity of Myocardial Flow, Biophysical Journal 96(10):4035-43, 2009.
  • Lanir, Y., Mechanisms of residual stress in soft tissues. J. Biomechanical Eng. 131(4): 044506, 2009.
  • Lokshin, O., and Lanir, Y.: Viscoelasticity and preconditioning of rat skin under uni-axial stretch: Micro-structural constitutive characterization. J. Biomechanical Eng 131(3): 031009, 2009.
  • Jacobs, J., Algranati, D., and Lanir, Y.: Lumped Flow Modeling in Dynamically Loaded Coronary Vessels. J. Biomechanical Eng 130: 054504, 2008.
  • Kaimovitz, B., Huo, Y., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, GS.: Diameter Asymmetry of Porcine Coronary Arterial Trees: Structural and Functional Implications. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 294: H714–H723, 2008.
  • Guo, X., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G.S.: Effect of Osmolarity on the Zero-Stress State and Mechanical Properties of Aorta in Various Species. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 293(4):H2328-34, 2007.
  • Wang, C., Garcia, M., Lu, X., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G.S.: Three-Dimensional Mechanical Properties of Porcine Coronary Arteries: a Validated Two Layer Model. Am Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 291(3):H1200-9, 2006.
  • Kaimovitz, B., Lanir, Y., and Kassab, G S.: Large-Scale Geometric Reconstruction of the Porcine Arterial Vasculature Based on Detailed Anatomical Data. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 33(11): 1517-1535, 2005.
  • Sverdlik, A. and Lanir, Y.: Time-Dependent Mechanical Behavior of Sheep Digital Tendons, Including the Effects of Preconditioning. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng. 124:78-84, 2002.
  • Lanir, Y., Lichtenstein, O. and Imanuel, O.: Optimal Design of Biaxial Tests for Structural Material Characterization of Flat Tissues. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng. 118:41-47, 1996.
  • Lanir Y., Hayam, G., Abovsky, M., Zlotnick, A.Y., Uretzky, G., Nevo, E. and Ben-Haim, S.A.: The Effect of Myocardial Swelling on the Residual Strain in the Left Ventricle of the Rat. Am. J. Physiol. 270:H1736-H1743, 1996.
  • Lanir, Y.: Plausibility of Structural Constitutive Equations for Swelling Tissues - Implications of the C-N and S-E Conditions. ASME Trans. J. Biomechanical Eng., 118:10-16, 1996.
  • Fibich, G., Lanir, Y. and Liron, N.: A Mathematical Model of Blood Flow in a Coronary Capillary. Am. J. Physiol. Heart Circ Physiol 265:H1829-H1840, 1993.
  • Lanir, Y.: Constitutive Equations for Fibrous Connective Tissues. J. Biomechanics 16:1 12,198
  • Tissue Mechanics and Function
  • Growth and Remodeling of Tissues
  • Control of Coronary Circulation