Dissemination at Foch

December 12, 2023 – 3D MR spirometry at stake at Foch Hospital A special joint staff meeting was organized by the Pulmonology and Radiology departments at Foch Hospital to introduce the basics and the state of 3D MR Spirometry. Xavier Maître (UPSaclay) went through the workflow of the technique, from 3D lung dynamic…
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First patient interview

First patient interview WP4-1 Progress report A pilot interview about patient experiences during the 3D MRI spirometry protocol was conducted by the social humanistic study group on October 30, 2023 (preliminary phase of WP4-1 “Social humanistic study”). Why interviewing patients about their experience? The goal of interviewing patients following their MRI…
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CEA – Grenoble

November 23, 2023 – A lighthouse project in CEA exploratory program – V|LF-Spiro3D was originally supported as an exploratory program (PE) by CEA to conduct the first clinical research protocol g-Spiro3D on 25 healthy volunteers, freely breathing while lying supine or prone in the MRI. On November 21-23, 2023, Xavier…
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ISMRM 2023

First results presented at ISMRM 2023 – Toronto V|LF-Spiro3D at ISMRM!In June 2023, during the annual ISMRM congress in Toronto, Nathalie Barrau from Université Paris-Saclay presented some project results. Specifically, she provided a talk about nominal patterns of the respiratory dynamics in healthy volunteers. Dissemination of research results is a key in the Horizon Europe framework…
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ESMRMB 2023

First poster presented at a ESMRMB 2023 – Basel At European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESMRMB) 2023 in Basel, a first poster and a lightning talk on initial V|LF-Spiro3D results were presented to other researchers in the field. The topic was « Human respiratory adaptation to position…
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Consortium Meeting

V|LF-Spiro3D Consortium Meeting: paving the way forward On October 16th, 2023, the V|LF-Spiro3D project held a pivotal consortium meeting and Scientific Leader Assembly (SLA). The event, held in a hybrid format, combined in-person presence at Université Paris-Saclay notably at BioMaps lab, with remote participation via Zoom video call for all…
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First in vivo images

Images acquired on a 1.5 T Siemens Healthineers MR system First V|LF-Spiro3D in vivo images acquired on a 1.5 T Siemens Healthineers MR system Paris, August 30th, 2023 – Following the transfer of the Spiro 3D framework from GE Healthcare to Siemens Healthineers MR systems, we are pleased to announce that the first in vivo images…
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Peder Larson

Peder Larson, an esteemed expert in Advanced Imaging Technologies from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), showed advanced MRI techniques at UPSaclay. Larson was involved from the beginning in the initial developments of 3D MR spirometry and his research has been pivotal in the development of V|LF-Spiro3D.
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Kick-Off meeting

V|LF-Spiro3D has started! The Kick-Off meeting was organized by UPSaclay (the project coordinator) online via Zoom Meetings and it was structured as a two half-day event, from the afternoon of February 6th to the afternoon of February 7th, 2023.  The Kick-Off Meeting has been the first general meeting of the V|LF-Spiro3D Project…
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First inclusion

Clinical studies have started! The first healthy volunteer was included at UPSaclay. After lung function test at Bicêtre Hospital with Dr Antoine Beurnier, the volunteer lied in the 3 T PET-MRI system at SHFJ in supine and prone positions before and after the administration of a bronchodilator. The project first six…
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