Dr. Guilherme Garcia

Dr. Guilherme Garcia
Dr. Guilherme GarciaMarquette University

Medical College of Wisconsin

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 955-4466Google Scholar
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Assistant Professor

Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences

Director

Airway Biomechanics Laboratory (Airway Lab)

Education

  • Ph.D. in Physics, 2005, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • M.S. in Physics, 2001, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • B.S. in Physics, 1999, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Courses Taught

BIEN4400/5400 Transport Phenomena—An introduction to Fluid Mechanics and its applications in Biomedical Engineering

BIEN4410/5410 Applied Finite Element Analysis—An introduction to Computational Solid Mechanics and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and its applications in Biomedical Engineering

 

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Research Interests

  • Respiratory physiology
  • Fluid mechanics of respiratory airflow
  • Virtual surgery planning based on computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to improve surgical outcomes for nasal airway obstruction
  • Fluid-structure interaction (FSI) simulations of upper airway collapse in obstructive sleep apnea
  • Respiratory drug delivery, including the application of CFD models to improve the design of nasal sprays for chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Regulation of airway surface liquid (ASL) hydration, including mathematical models of ion transport and ASL dehydration in cystic fibrosis (CF) epithelia

Recent Publications

 

Recent Grants

  • Garcia, Guilherme (Principal Investigator); Rhee, John (Co-Investigator); Woodson, Tucker (Co-Investigator); “Determining the phenotype of airway collapse in obstructive sleep apnea.” Sponsored by the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (January 1, 2019–December 31, 2020).
  • Garcia, Guilherme (Co-Investigator); Enquobahrie, Andinet (Principal Investigator); Rhee, John (Co-Investigator), other collaborators; “An Interactive, Patient-Specific Virtual Surgical Planning System for Upper Airway Obstruction Treatments.” Sponsored by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (September 23, 2019–September 22, 2020).
  • Garcia, Guilherme (Co-Investigator); Schroeter, Jeffry (Principal Investigator); Bennett, William (Co-Investigator); Kimbell, Julia (Co-Investigator); other collaborators; “Modifications and Improvements to Hybrid CFD-PBPK Models for Predictions of Nasal Corticosteroid Deposition, Absorption and Bioavailability." Sponsored by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (July 1, 2020–September 30, 2022).

Investigator working in the lab.

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