Astronomical pride for CIBM – Dr. Raphaël Liégeois selected as career astronaut of ESA 2022 Class

“Wisdom is to have dreams big enough not to lose sight when we pursue them” is Dr. Raphaël Liégeois’ favourite quote from Oscar Wilde. Biomedical engineer, physicist, neuroscientist, aviation enthusiast, and now career astronaut, Raphaël could not demonstrate in a more … Read More

Managing attention deficit disorder ADHD by training the brain

A research team from the UNIGE and the HUG has found that a special type of brain training based on the principle of ‘neurofeedback’ enables people with attention deficit disorder to improve their ability to concentrate. The research team was … Read More

CIBM launches two challenges at MICCAI 2021

  CIBM announces the co-organisation of two challenges at the International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI2021) to be held in Strasbourg, France from 27 September to 1 October. Diffusion-Simulated Connectivity Challenge (DiSCo),  MICCAI 2021 COMPUTATIONAL … Read More

Article : The relationship between EEG and fMRI connectomes is reproducible across simultaneous EEG-fMRI studies from 1.5T to 7T

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has become an indispensable tool for medical imaging. Functional MRI (fMRI) measures the neurons’ energy consumption of the brain. As this is an indirect measure of brain activity the exact relationship with neuronal activity needs to … Read More

Nurturing the next generation of scientists: Interview with CIBM PET HUG-UNIGE Molecular Imaging Section’s mentors

Doing research at a leading institution like the CIBM Center for Biomedical Imaging while gaining practical experience and contributing to tangible results is a dream of many students. Now, thanks to projects like the Imageable Genome, young researchers’ contributions can … Read More

MRS Experts’ consensus recommendation published in ‘NMR Biomedicine’

A CIBM researcher is the lead author of a manuscript published in NMR Biomedicine summarizing the recommendations of the MRS experts from all over the world in the field of macromolecules estimation for 1H MR spectra. Cristina Cudalbu, PhD, Research … Read More

EEG microstates of dreams

Most of us are dreaming every night, although we are unlikely to remember any of our dreams. When we sleep, our brains repeatedly cross a boundary between unconsciousness and dreaming – a particular form of consciousness.  Recently, researchers from the … Read More

CIBM community at MICCAI 2020

Members of the CIBM  community had the opportunity to present their research through pre-recorded video presentations, pitches, live Q/A sessions, as well as digital posters at the Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention society’s 23rd international conference from October 4th … Read More

CIBM expertise contributing to Nature Neuroscience paper on reproducible EEG and MEG research

A Perspective paper entitled ‘Issues and recommendations from the OHBM COBIDAS MEEG committee for reproducible EEG and MEG research’ co-authored by Cyril Pernet, Marta I. Garrido, Alexandre Gramfort, Natasha Maurits, Christoph M. Michel, Elizabeth Pang, Riitta Salmelin, Jan Mathijs Schoffelen, … Read More

CIBM MRI CHUV-UNIL Section Head appointed to National Research Council

CIBM MRI CHUV-UNIL Section Head, Professor Matthias Stuber of the Department of Medical Radiology at the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and University of Lausanne (UNIL)  was elected as a member of the National Research Council (NRC) Biology and Medicine Division … Read More

A new technique revolutionizing imaging of the moving eye

Eye movements are a major obstacle for imaging the eye, especially in the cases of children, the elderly or patients with eye disease. Supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation, a team of researchers  composed of neuroscientists, engineers, mathematicians, and … Read More

Partial volume modelling research published in the human brain mapping journal

The new research article, “Partial‐volume modelling reveals reduced gray matter in specific thalamic nuclei early in the time course of psychosis and chronic schizophrenia” Yasser Alemán‐Gómez et al, 10 July 2020, is published by Wiley, https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.25108 and supported by CIBM … Read More

CIBM joint research collaboration leads to open source code on automated segmentation of cortical and white matter lesions in Multiple Sclerosis

In a joint effort, core and affiliate members of the CIBM Signal Processing Module in collaboration with the CIBM associate members from the Translational Imaging in Neurology (ThINk) Group headed by Prof Cristina Granziera,  Basel University and University Hospital and … Read More

Deep Learning for Cardiac MR Image Quality Assessment

A peer-reviewed research article on Deep Learning, reveals that an Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can achieve similar results to a human expert in terms of assessing image quality on 3D whole-heart cardiac magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. The article, entitled “Deep … Read More

Article: Diffusion MRI biomarkers of white matter microstructure vary nonmonotonically with increasing cerebral amyloid deposition

Patience and persistence, qualities research staff scientists have, pays off when a paper finally sees the light and is published. In this case,  a project which was started at New York University School of Medicine during the postdoctoral work on … Read More

Article: Predicting antidepressant response by electroencephalography

During a sabbatical at Harvard Medical School in Boston, CIBM EEG HUG-UNIGE Section Head, Christoph M. Michel and Alvaro Pascual-Leone, both leading experts in neurotechnology were invited to give their views on the paper by Wu, W., Zhang, Y., Jiang, … Read More

Article: Brain regions in humans show behavioral specialization according to how much brain structure determines brain activity

The brain is constituted by an assembly of neuronal populations interconnected by structural pathways. Is it possible to quantify the relationship between this structure and brain functional activity that happens on top of it? Located at the Campus Biotech in … Read More