UMST Alumnus Earns PhD in Cardiovascular Biomechanics


mazUMST alumnus Mazin Sirry has earned a Phd for his thesis, titled: Computational biomechanics of acute myocardial infarction and its treatment, which is concerned with the development of computational methods and models to study the heart after myocardial infarction, i.e. a heart attack, and to develop therapies that are based on delivering biomaterials in the infarcted heart muscle and that aim at preventing changes in the infarcted heart that often lead to heart failure.

Mazin Sirry obtained a BSc Honors (First Class) in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Medical Sciences and Technology (UMST) in 2007 and went on to earn an MSc (Med) in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 2010.

UMST offer’s its congratulations and best wishes to Mazin Sirry as he goes on to complete his fellowship at UCT.