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    MedTech West researchers wins price for best poster on London Conference!

    On the London Trauma Conference that took place in December, the MedTech West research team including Dr. Stefan Candefjord won a price for best poster together with associate professor Nils Petter Oveland from Norway. Oveland is also the first author. http://www.londontraumaconference.com

    The “Strokefinder” project receives 11,6 million SEK grant from Vetenskapsrådet

    The “Strokefinder” project has recently been granted 11,6 million SEK for a period of 3 years from Vetenskapsrådet. The grant will make it possible to study if the technology is suitable for use in ambulances on trauma scenes. The project is led and coordinated by Mikael Elam, Sahlgrenska Academy, together with Johan Herlitz, Lars Rosengren, Jan-Erik Karlsson and Thomas Skoglund. Vetenskapsrådet, The Swedish Research Council, is an authority within the…

    Vacant student positions at MedTech West

    Thanks to a generous grant from the Knut och Alice Wallenbergs Stiftelse, we are now hiring 2 PhD students and 1 post-doc for our project “NeuroSQUID” at the Chalmers University of Technology here in Gothenburg, Sweden.  The aim of the project is to explore high-Tc superconductivity at the nanoscale and develop a high-Tc superconducting sensor system for functional neuroimaging (i.e., magnetoencephalography). PhD student position in high-Tc superconductivity: http://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&rmjob=2688 PhD student…

    The strokefinder has entered the London Science Museum

    London Science Museum recently opened the display of Strokefinder in the gallery and on the website. Strokefinder is a medical device using microwaves for rapid and accurate diagnosis of stroke patients, invented by Mikael Persson, Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Chalmers. An interview with him is part of the exhibition, and can also be read on the web. The prototype of Strokefinder is on loan to the museum by the…

    Professor Rolf A. Heckemann at MedTech West part of two collaborative projects that have received ALF grant

    Professor Rolf A. Heckemann at MedTech West is part of two collaborative projects that have received ALF grant. The first project is Biologiska markörer för epilepsi och för behandlingsutfall. For patients with epilepsy, every seizure event worsens the prognosis. In a third of these people, treatment with antiepileptic drugs does not work, and there currently is no way of predicting treatment response. This study, lead by Kristina Malmgren, aims to…

    Öppet seminarium på GPCC: Implementering; vetenskap, strategier och utvärdering

    Välkomna att delta vid ett öppet seminarium med Professor Lars Wallin som är en internationellt erkänd och framstående forskare inom området för implementering på GPCC, Centrum för Personcentrerad vård den 21/1 2015. Läs mer och anmäl dig

    Welcome to a new MedTech West seminar with Sven Ekholm

    På detta lunchseminarium kommer Sven Ekholm, senior rådgivare för akademiseringen av BoIC, att prata om framtidens forskning i BoIC. Seminariet är särskilt intressant för dig som arbetar med forskning eller forskningsfrågor i eller kring Bild- och interventionscentrum (BoIC). När? Den 11 december 2014 kl. 11.45-12.30 Var? Hjärtats aula, Vita stråket 12. Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset. För nästan tio år sedan beslöt man sig inom VGR, SU och GU/SA för att investera i…

    House warming on November 26

    Warm welcome to stop by the new “MedTech West House” on Röda stråket 10B and spend a pleasant afternoon mingling with us and friends! You will have a chance to meet MedTech West and other researchers from healthcare, industry and academia. There are also opportunities to learn more about our ongoing projects and activities, and perhaps you can even initiate new ones.

    WiSE in MedTech Magazine

    WiSE, Women in SciencE, run by MedTech West in collaboration with Chalmers, is a project born with the intention to take actions in supporting young female researchers. At MTD, WiSE arranged an inspirational lunch, which was described in an article in MedTech Magazine:

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      MedTech West
      Röda stråket 10B - "MedTech West house"
      Sahlgrenska University Hospital
      413 45 Göteborg

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      Detta projekt delfinansieras av Europeiska Unionen.