Research Topics

David White

Summary

Affiliation: Auckland Universoty of Technology
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Summary:
Biomedical Engineer.
Research interest in the human upper airway and the nose in particular.
Recent research themes include modeling nasal air-conditioning during augmented air pressure breathing.
Multiple patent holder for respiratory devices, therapies and patient interfaces.

Publications

  1. pmc A pilot study of an in-vitro bovine trachea model of the effect of continuous positive airway pressure breathing on airway surface liquid
    David E White
    School of Engineering, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    Biomed Eng Online 13:12. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Correlation of nasal morphology to air-conditioning and clearance function
    David E White
    Institute of Biomedical Technologies, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 179:137-41. 2011
  3. pmc Model demonstrates functional purpose of the nasal cycle
    David E White
    School of Engineering, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    Biomed Eng Online 14:38. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Nasal airway responses to nasal continuous positive airway pressure breathing: An in-vivo pilot study
    David E White
    School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand Electronic address
    J Biomech 49:1887-90. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Model identifies causes of nasal drying during pressurised breathing
    David E White
    BioDesign Lab, School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand Electronic address
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 243:97-100. 2017

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc A pilot study of an in-vitro bovine trachea model of the effect of continuous positive airway pressure breathing on airway surface liquid
    David E White
    School of Engineering, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    Biomed Eng Online 13:12. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether augmented air pressures change overall mucosal airway surface liquid (ASL) water supply and, if so, the extent of this effect...
  2. doi request reprint Correlation of nasal morphology to air-conditioning and clearance function
    David E White
    Institute of Biomedical Technologies, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 179:137-41. 2011
    ..Factors identified within the congested airway that favour enhanced mucocillary clearance were also identified...
  3. pmc Model demonstrates functional purpose of the nasal cycle
    David E White
    School of Engineering, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    Biomed Eng Online 14:38. 2015
    ..This investigation seeks to better understand the physiological objective of the nasal cycle in terms of airway health through the use of a computational nasal air-conditioning model...
  4. doi request reprint Nasal airway responses to nasal continuous positive airway pressure breathing: An in-vivo pilot study
    David E White
    School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand Electronic address
    J Biomech 49:1887-90. 2016
    ..During awake breathing, nCPAP disturbs the normal inter-nasal airflow partitioning. This could partially explain the adverse nasal drying symptoms frequently reported by many users of this therapy. ..
  5. doi request reprint Model identifies causes of nasal drying during pressurised breathing
    David E White
    BioDesign Lab, School of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand Electronic address
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 243:97-100. 2017
    ..The findings from this investigation demonstrate that both nasal airways simultaneously experience severe ASL dehydration during pressurised breathing...