About the Authors

Maria Cristiana Costa

Affiliations Department of Oncology and Metabolism, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, INSIGNEO Institute for In Silico Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Gianluca Tozzi

Affiliation Zeiss Global Centre, School of Engineering, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Luca Cristofolini

Affiliation School of Engineering and Architecture, Alma Mater Studiorum–Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Valentina Danesi

Affiliation School of Engineering and Architecture, Alma Mater Studiorum–Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Marco Viceconti

Affiliations INSIGNEO Institute for In Silico Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Enrico Dall’Ara

e.dallara@sheffield.ac.uk

Affiliations Department of Oncology and Metabolism, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, INSIGNEO Institute for In Silico Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: MCC GT MV ED. Data curation: MCC ED. Formal analysis: MCC. Funding acquisition: GT MV ED. Investigation: MCC GT ED. Methodology: MCC GT ED. Project administration: MCC MV ED. Resources: GT LC MV ED. Software: MCC. Supervision: GT MV ED. Validation: MCC GT LC VD MV ED. Visualization: MCC. Writing – original draft: MCC. Writing – review & editing: MCC GT LC VD MV ED.