ISMRM 2024 in Singapore!

May 9, 2024 – V|LF-Spiro3D at ISMRM 2024 in Singapore! – At the ISMRM 2024 annual conference in Singapore, Anna Reitmann and Adrien Duwat (UPSaclay) presented their research on MRI sequences and mechanical lung elongations. They engaged with fellow researchers, exchanging insights and ideas for future developments.  One of the highlights of the Congress…
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3D MR Spirometry workshops

April 4, 2024 – 3D MR Spirometry workshops at BioMaps – During the Paris consortium meeting, groups of five to ten people were invited to participate in four workshops at BioMaps (UPSaclay) to cover 3D MR spirometry at large. First, Adrien Duwat and Georges Willoquet presented the second prototype of the MR-compatible spirometer they are currently developing…
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FCI system: commissionning

March 28, 2024 – First lung image acquired from FCI system – The new Field-Cycling Imager (FCI) being constructed at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary has produced its first images, including heart and lungs. These were obtained during its commissionning, which is still under way. More improvements are expected after the rest…
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Immersive-pedagogical sensitive theater

April 4, 2024 – Immersive and pedagogical sensitive theater – In a groundbreaking display of creativity and collaboration, the first day of the V|LF-Spiro3D consortium meeting unfolded with an immersive exploration into the realm of medical imaging and breathing. At Le sas, participants were greeted with a novel approach that engaged…
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Inclusion of asthma and COPD patients

February 6, 2024 –First inclusion of asthma and COPD patients – As part of the gb-spiro3d protocol, we welcomed patients with asthma and COPD. The inclusion of patients with asthma and COPD is crucial, as our aim is to study the sensitivity of 3D MR spirometry to respiratory pathologies. On July 4,…
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VLF whole-body scanner installation

March 15, 2024 –VLF whole-body scanner installation in Aberdeen – link: https://www.ghat-art.org.uk/mark-1-the-worlds-first-whole-body-mri-scanner/), the AMT team was happy to start re-installing their very low-field MRI whole-body scanner in a brand new Faraday cage. The magnet is powered with a fully rampable power supply that will allow the team to explore magnetic…
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SPIE Medical Imaging 2024

February 19, 2024 – SPIE Medical Imaging 2024 – Oral paper presentation on MRI data postprocessing in the framework of the V|LF-Spiro 3D project. The presentation wag given at the SPIE Medical Imaging conference, in San Diego, USA, on 19 February 2024 by Catalin Fetita (IPP) and concerned lung lobes segmentation for…
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Sequence implementation

March 19, 2024 – Spirometry MR sequence implementation at Foch hospital (1.5 T) – Different MR pusle sequences and reconstruction techniques were tested on healthy volunteers. First images presented at consortium meeting of April 2024.
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New recruit in Aberdeen!

April 1, 2024 – New recruit in Aberdeen – Nicholas Senn – April 1, 2024 – AMT was joined by a new post-doctoral fellow! Meet Nick Senn, who will be working on lung imaging and image reconstruction tools for ultra-low field MRI systems, and field-cycling imaging too! He has previous experience…
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IABM 2024

March 25, 2024 – Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Imaging Congress (IABM 2024) – On March 25-27, the project V|LF-Spiro3D and particularly Université Paris-Saclay were nicely represented by a group of PhD students who showed off some preliminary results of their research at the Artificial Intelligence in Biomedical Imaging Congress (IABM 2024) . Spirometry is…
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