The simulation system for heart surgery is a joint-venture of Fujifilm and the University of Tokyo. It reproduces a personal heart model from medical data to make a rational diagnosis based on the mechanism of disease. A variety of treatments is done by simulation so that we the best way to cure can be chosen. The company utilizes RIKEN’s “K Computer” to run the mass of data necessary, and has started the development of a new software for the next supercomputer (Post K Supercomputer Project by MEXT).
Nikkei Biotech news release, March 23, 2017
UT-Heart Institute has applied for clinical trial in summer 2017