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  • Kommunikation mellan IT-system avgörande för strokedrabbade

    Stroke är en folksjukdom som drabbar cirka 25 000 personer i Sverige. Ungefär 20 % av de drabbade avlider och runt en tredjedel blir funktionellt beroende, vilket innebär att de behöver hjälp av någon annan person för basala saker som att gå på toaletten och liknande, alternativt vårdas i särskilt boende. Runt 50 % bedöms som ”funktionellt oberoende” men merparten av dessa har livslånga ”lättare” neurologiska funktionsstörningar, framför allt nedsatt…

    Master thesis presentation by Jasmin Bentler, MPAPP  

    On Friday 2 December you are welcome to attend Jasmin Bentler’s master thesis presentation with the title “Considerations on safe electrical peripheral nerve stimulation and development of an automated neurostimulator testing system”. Supervisor: Max Ortiz Catalan Examiner: Bengt Lennartson   Abstract Current research at Chalmers and Integrum aims to give prosthesis users an artificial sensory feedback.  This thesis discusses stimulation parameter restrictions to allow for a non-damaging daily life prosthesis…

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    MedTech West seminar with Oliver Aalami from Stanford University updated with the presentation

    UPDATED! Download the presentation from the seminar here>> On 30 November 2016, Dr. Oliver Aalami, Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery at Stanford University and the Palo Alto VA Healthcare System, is visiting Gothenburg. During his visit, you can hear Aalami speak at a lunch seminar at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. Dr. Oliver Aalami´s main areas of research are in health information technology as well…

    Appreciated WiSE seminar on the report Attractive Academia- Selection processes from PhD to further academic career at Chalmers

    On 1 December the WiSE (Women In Science) network arranged a half day seminar to facilitate the presentation of the report “Attractive Academia- Selection processes from PhD to further academic career with special emphasis on the supervisor relationship”. About 80 researchers, students and university employees had signed up for the seminar that took place in RunAn at Chalmers. Docent Helena Olofsdotter Stensöta, and Sara Hun, research assistant at the Political…

    MedTech West lunch seminar: Can DTI and tractography help save the visual pathways?

    In this seminar, Ylva Lilja, MD PhD, and Oscar Gustafsson, PhD student in MRI physics at Sahlgrenska University Hospital and coauthor to the study, will present Ylva´s doctoral thesis as an example of clinical applications of DTI and tractography, including the possibilities and challenges of the techniques. The visual pathways in the brain are essential for human vision. Injury to the structures leads to visual impairment of different degrees, from milder loss…

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      Sahlgrenska University Hospital
      413 45 Göteborg

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      Detta projekt delfinansieras av Europeiska Unionen.