Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Everybody at MedTech West like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Christmas letter Share this: Read More

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 Share this: Read More

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 Ministry... Read More

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... Read More

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 company Medfield Diagnostics. See the Strokefinder at the... Read More

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 discover characteristics... Read More

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