BioMaps annual seminar

March 22, 2024 – BioMaps annual seminar – From 20 to 22 March, BioMaps (UPSaclay) left the medical imaging laboratory empty to fill Fort-Mahon in the north of France, on the Normandy coast, where sea gulls and late winter fog create a new scene for scientific discussion. At the beginning of their…
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V|LF-Spiro3D in Paris #2

April 4-5, 2024 – Consortium Meeting in Paris – Day 2 Following a dynamic first day, the V|LF-Spiro3D Consortium shifted gears to the bustling economic district of La Défense in Paris for the second day of the consortium meeting. Hosted at the offices of Siemens Healthineers, the day was dedicated to comprehensive…
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V|LF-Spiro3D in Paris #1

April 4-5, 2024 – Consortium Meeting in Paris – Day 1 On April 4th and 5th, 3D MR Spirometry research resonated in Paris with the first physical meeting of the V|LF-Spiro3D Consortium, hosted in Paris. This ambitious European project, involving 10 partners from 4 different countries, brought together over 40 experts…
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Dissemination seminar

February 27, 2024 – Seminar – Part 2 – Lung biomechanical modelling – Martin Genet (IPP) gently but surely used the biomechanical toolbox he had opened a month before with a set of basic biomechanics or mechanobiology. Poroelasticity was introduced to model the lung parenchyma, where gas pores are embedded…
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Low-field on the move

March 1, 2024 – Low-field on the move at Aberdeen – Najat Salameh‘s vision of low-field MRI was revealed to members of the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Aberdeen. The sky was clear blue outside the seven-story IMS tower, with a beautiful view of the North Sea between the Dee…
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Newsletter #1

Newsletter #1 The V|LF-Spiro3D project is almost a year, a quarter of its expected duration. What has happened in recent months? What goals have been achieved and what are the next steps? Are there new people within the organizations working on the project? Let’s find out! Project Progress WP1: The Erasmus team…
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Jessica Oakes

January 16, 2024 – Jessica Oakes visiting INRIA and University Paris-Saclay – Jessica Oakes, Associate Professor of Bioengineering, presented at BioMaps (UPSaclay) an impressive amount of research work she carries out at the Northeastern University, Boston, in the Respiratory Innovation and Simulation Team.  It deals with airflow, transport and deposition in…
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Ethics approval

November 20, 2023  – Ethics Committee approval for 3D MR spirometry in adults at standard magnetic field – The Ethics Committee Ouest VI approved the substantial modifications (populations and sites) that had been added to the gb-Spiro3D protocol in order to include all French hospitals participating in the V|LF-Spiro3D project:…
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Dissemination seminar 1

January 30, 2024 – Seminar – Part 1 – Basic biomechanics or mechanobiology in lung function Martin Genet (IPP) brightly kicked off the series of scientific dissemination seminars at BioMaps (UPSaclay) this week on January 30th, with basics of mechanics. Continuous medium, displacement, strain, force, stress, equilibrium, behaviour and loading were covered. They all support…
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