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Time to nominate to the Henry Wallman Award 2020

Previous winners: 2018- Sabine Reinfeldt. 2020- Rickard Brånemark, Kerstin Hagberg and Max Ortiz Catalán. Time to nominate to the Henry Wallman´s Prize in Bio-Medical Engineering 2020 To the memory of Professor Henry Wallman, and the legacy of close cooperation between the clinical and the engineering sciences, Stiftelsen Medicin & Teknik (The Foundation for Bio-medical Engineering)…
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10 years of medtech research, innovation and cooperation

On 24 October 2019 we celebrated the 10-years-anniversary of MedTech West. We started with a cake party at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. The first half of the day we invited everyone to take part of research presentations and innovation demonstrations. In the evening we kept celebrating at Wallenberg Centre together with our owners, steering committee, researchers…
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Microwaves can find tumours in dense breasts

Paul Meaney and Samar Hosseinzadegan preparing the prototype. Research on an alternative to the traditional mammography is conducted at Chalmers University of Technology, can be read in an article at The department of Electrical Engineering at Chalmers. Instead of the current, often painful, X-ray examinations, microwaves can be used for medical imaging of breast tissue…
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Nicholas Ashton publishes interesting results regarding Alzheimer´s blood test

Nicholas Ashton, researcher at Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine at University of Gothenburg and MedTech West, is first author of an article titled “Increased plasma neurofilament light chain concentration correlates with severity of post-mortem neurofibrillary tangle pathology and neurodegeneration“ published in Acta Neuropathologica Communications. The published results show for the first time that axonal…
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