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  • Welcome to MedTech West MedTech West is a network and collaborative platform for research, education, development and evaluation of new biomedical concepts and technologies. We initiate, facilitate and promote increased research collaboration between the health care sector, industry and academia. Our focus is on addressing actual clinical needs in collaboration with relevant clinical staff.
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  • Filmed lecture “Ethics in the Academy” with Kjell Asplund

    “Among clinicians the understanding of the regulations is limited.” The statement is made by Kjell Asplund, chairman of the National Council on Medical Ethics (Smer), regarding the border between clinical research and healthcare. On April 3, he filled the Sahlgrens auditorium at the second General Academy Meeting focusing on ‘Ethics in the Academy’. He talked about lessons made from the Macchiarini case – in which he investigated the actions by…

    The microwave helmet can be used for rapid detection of intracranial hematomas in patients with traumatic brain injuries

    In a recently published scientific article, researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, and the Sahlgrenska University Hospital, present results from the initial patient studies that were completed in 2016. The study shows a new application for microwave technology in health care. Microwaves have previously been used to distinguish stroke caused by bleeding from stroke caused by a clot. This new study shows…

    Seminar about new EU regulations for medical devices at Sahgrenska Science Park

    The European Parliament adopted the two regulations on 5 April 2017. They will now be published in the Official Journal. Today’s medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices are becoming ever more sophisticated and innovative. Existing rules date back to the 1990s and have not kept pace with scientific and technical developments in the healthcare sector. Under current rules, it’s not always possible to establish who produced devices sold…

    HealthTechArena- en ny mötesplats för ledare inom life science med fokus på affärsutveckling

    2009 startades affärsnätverket Medicin i Väst (MIV) med målsättningen att stärka företag och entreprenörer i västra Sverige inom Life Science-området. Förra året tog styrelsen i Medicin i Väst ett beslut att byta namn till HealthTechArena. Lars Hedman är styrelseordförande. Hej Lars! HealthTech, hur tänker ni här – det heter ju Life Science? – Nja, jo, men medan Life Science handlar mycket av att upptäcka och uppfinna nya mediciner eller teknologier…

    Nationell konferens om kliniska studier i Stockholm

    Hur ser framtidens forskningsmetoder ut? Vilken roll har framtidens forskningspatient och inom vilka terapiområden bedrivs framtidens kliniska studier? Dessa är några av de frågor du kommer att få ta del av under konferensen med temat ”Framtidens kliniska studier”. Möt inspirerande talare och nätverka med konferensdeltagare från akademi, hälso- och sjukvård och industri. Nationell konferens om kliniska studier är en årlig mötesplats för kunskapsutbyte och nätverkande och riktar sig till dig…

    MedTech West lunchseminar: Inferring the causality network inside the brain for the development of Alzheimer’s disease: statistical inference approach with Hamed Farhadi

    In this talk, Hamed Farhadi will present recent results on inferring the pathways of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) propagation inside the brain. In this study, they intended to infer the causality network for the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease (A-beta and Tau) inside the brain using clinical data obtained from positron emission tomography (PET) of elderly patients at Massachusset General Hospital (MGH). First, Hamed will briefly present the background of this study.  Next, he will give…

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      Detta projekt delfinansieras av Europeiska Unionen.