Virtual Hearts (video) University of Rochester Medical Center Loading video... Caption Scientists are using "virtual hearts" to better understand risk in real-world patients. Researcher Coeli Lopes, Ph.D., University of Rochester Medical Center, assistant professor at the Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, describes the first report of a computer model of the human heart being used to predict risk of arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death in patients. Credit © University of Rochester Medical Center Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.