Navigation Links
European Research Project Aims to Improve the Diagnosis and Therapy of Brain Diseases
Date:7/30/2010

ation to the physician through an innovative and intelligent merging in both timing (e.g. EEG) and spatial resolution (e.g. PET).

"This combined and synergistic approach can be made possible only through advances in various technology fields that include sensors, integrated equipment and systems for data fusion and novel data processing platforms that support Teraflop-range computing capability at the doctor's desktop," said project coordinator Salvatore Coffa, Group Vice President and R&D General Manager, Industrial and Multisegment Sector, STMicroelectronics. "The results of the project will anticipate new perspectives to improve patients' support and treatment for central nervous systems diseases, at much lower cost."

The project is organized into a number of work packages, spanning a total duration of 36 months. Three work packages address Research and Innovation for the different imaging technologies, i.e. PET, MRI and EEG, while another covers the crucial platform integration and high-performance image-processing capacity, in both hardware and software. An application work package addresses clinical applications and validation, carried out by leading-edge EU Clinical Research departments.

The total cost of the project is 14.6M euro, with more than 120 person-years effort mobilized among technology researchers, bio-engineers and clinical doctors. The project is partially funded through a combination of European and National grants, under the rule of ENIAC-JU 2009.

The 15 Project Partners are:

STMicroelectronics, Italy

University of Bologna, Italy

Philips Electronics,

SOURCE STMicroelectronics
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Health Robotics CytoCare Continues European Expansion With Grifols and Vall dHebron University Hospital
2. Reportlinker Adds European Market for Ventilation and Airway Management Devices
3. Reportlinker Adds Western European Disinfectant Gels and Scrubs Market
4. Sanofi-Aventis and Novalar File Marketing Authorization Application for OraVerse® in Five Key European Countries
5. Reportlinker Adds European Markets for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Devices 2010 (15 Countries)
6. Presentations at the Third European Stereotactic Radiation Therapy and Whole Body Radiotherapy Workshop Highlight Clinical Outcomes and Emerging Trends
7. Data Presented at the European Working Group on Gaucher Disease Demonstrate Continuous Improvements in Bone Mineral Density for VPRIV(R) (Velaglucerase Alfa) Through 69 Months
8. Medco and Celesio Announce Pan-European Joint Venture to Enhance Quality of Clinical Care and Reduce Overall Healthcare Costs
9. DURECT Reports Data From European Phase IIb Hysterectomy Study of POSIDUR(TM) (SABER(TM)-Bupivacaine)
10. EPEMED, the European Personalised Medicine Association, Appoints Executive Director
11. US HIFU Acquires European Distribution Rights of the Sonablate® 500 Medical Device and Ownership of the Sonatherm® 600 Medical Device
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Novation, the leading health care ... new IT value-added reseller (VAR) national contracts that expand ... and services at lower costs. These include manufacturer product ... as initiative assistance and ongoing IT consulting support. ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 BreedIT Corp (OTC: BRDT), through ... of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions for plant breeders and ... Company,s board of directors appointed chemistry and pharmaceutical industry ... member of the board. From 1975 to ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Jan. 15, 2014  Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... Symphony® CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose ... , Executive Chairman and Interim CEO of Echo Therapeutics, ... Annual Equity Conference. Mr. Doman will ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Novation Information Technology VAR Contracts Offer Significant Savings to Hospitals 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 2BreedIT (OTC: BRDT) Appoints Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Industry Expert Dr. Ben-Zion Weiner to Its Board of Directors 3Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 2Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 3
...  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ... as many people as car accidents.  Drug diversion is ... as the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce ... – "Prescription Drug Diversion: Combating the Scourge" ...
... SYDNEY, March 1, 2012  In a single bound, Nepean ... radiation therapy for its prostate cancer cases to a ... Arc Therapy), a technique that is even quicker with ... NCCC physicians treated their first patient with prostate cancer ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Australian Clinic Puts Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy on Fast Track With Elekta VMAT and Integrity Digital Control System 2Australian Clinic Puts Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy on Fast Track With Elekta VMAT and Integrity Digital Control System 3
(Date:4/22/2014)... is a popular high school sport in the United ... study by researchers in the Center for Injury Research ... to compare and describe the occurrence and distribution patterns ... high school athletic training setting among adolescents and teens. ... of Athletic Training , examined data relating to adolescents ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... have characterized a set of clock genes that drive ... of species, from flies to humans. Over 15 mammalian ... are more. A team from the Perelman School of ... approaches could find them. , To accelerate clock-gene ... of Pharmacology and first author Ron Anafi, MD, PhD, ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... of all lung cancers are small cell lung ... resistance to chemotherapy. However, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth ... into the mechanisms leading to this resistance that ... work primarily by mediating B-cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl-2) ... death. Depending on their function, this family of ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... The International Communication Association will hold its ... The theme of the 2014 conference will explore ... and digital society. , Featuring over 2,300 academic ... Communication scholars representing over 40 countries, the ICA ... in the world. This year,s conference features sessions ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... is available in German . ... intracellular signaling molecules, but their mode of action is ... cellular function and behavior, while at high concentrations they ... DNA. To analyze how redox signaling unfolds in single ... technique has been developed jointly by the teams of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New study finds 2.5 million basketball injuries to high school athletes in 6 seasons 2Health News:New study finds 2.5 million basketball injuries to high school athletes in 6 seasons 3Health News:Bioinformatics profiling identifies a new mammalian clock gene 2Health News:Scientists pinpoint protein that could improve small cell lung cancer therapies 2Health News:International Communication Association to hold Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington 2Health News:Neuroimaging: Live from inside the cell 2
... effect on quality of life. New invasive procedures, such ... stimulation, may help patients with chronic refractory headache. This ... and co-authors from the Department of Neurology at the ... Deutsches rzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2011; ...
... Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Exclusive breast-feeding of infants ... against developing the itchy skin disorder known as eczema ... an infant receives only breast milk, with no additional ... Exclusive breast-feeding up to 6 months of age is ...
... in the UK, US and Canada are undermining tobacco prevention ... report by public health researchers says. The paper, published in ... films with tobacco imagery should be ineligible for public funding ... public health goals. Earlier research shows that young people ...
... Reporter , TUESDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- From ... in what,s been dubbed the "mancession" are redefining their ... working partners, a small study suggests. University of ... interviews of 19 recently unemployed men. She and her ...
... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) ... to treat psoriasis -- an autoimmune disorder triggering itchy, ... linked to higher heart risks. But, the study ... makers impeded their ability to assess potential dangers noted ...
... , CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Assembling chemicals can be like ... developed a way of fitting the pieces together to ... and promising antioxidant. Led by chemistry professor Martin ... of the chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie . ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Breast-Feeding Won't Prevent Kids' Eczema, Researchers Say 2Health News:Government subsidies to the US film industry promote youth smoking, argue researchers 2Health News:In Tough Times, Jobless Men Embrace Housework 2Health News:In Tough Times, Jobless Men Embrace Housework 3Health News:Injectable Psoriasis Drugs May Not Hike Heart Risks: Study 2Health News:Injectable Psoriasis Drugs May Not Hike Heart Risks: Study 3Health News:A new set of building blocks for simple synthesis of complex molecules 2
The AcuMatch M-Series modular femoral stem is a unique, innovative three-piece modular stem designed to address even the most complicated of clinical indications....
The link classic plus hip stem for cemented primary hip replacement surgery...
The uncemented hip joint prosthesis system...
The Quatroloc primary hip system offers 35 primary stems to fit almost all femurs for primary hip arthroplasty....
Medicine Products: