CIBM at the Brain Week in Lausanne

Brain Week is an annual series of events taking place in several cities across Switzerland and beyond. This year, the Brain Week in Lausanne took place from March 14 to 18, giving the public an opportunity to attend numerous forums, … Read More

First post-pandemic activities: EPFL Graduate students visit CIBM

On Friday, February 25, 2022, a group of 35 EPFL master’s students visited the CIBM MRI EPFL infrastructure and the DNP systems as part of their curriculum to learn about the importance and essential elements of biomedical imaging and get … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 22 – Feb 22 2022

The second of the 2022 Breakfast and Science Seminar Series was held on February 22  and synchronously was the 22nd B&SS in the series.  The seminar featured a presentation by Patrik Vuilleumier, entitled: Emotion dynamics: the brain at unrest. Professor … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 21 – Jan 25 2022

The first of the CIBM Breakfast and Science Seminar Series 2022 was kick-started by Professor Valentina Garibotto, the new CIBM PET HUG UNIGE Section Head. “The lively discussion was very promising for many novel collaborations”, she said. The interactive Q&A … Read More

Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting 2022

The 16th edition of the Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting, an international neuroscience conference yearly organized by five labs from CIBM’s partner institutions, University of Geneva and EPFL, took place from January 9th to 13th, 2022, in the picturesque village of … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 20 – Nov 30 2021

The last 2021 CIBM Breakfast and Science Seminar Series featured the following CIBM Affiliate member.  The quest for human brain fingerprints: a perspective Enrico Amico, SNSF Ambizione Fellow, Institute of Bioengineering/Center for Neuroprosthetics, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Department … Read More

New Ultra Low-Field MRI System preparatory kick-start meeting

Professor Matthias Stuber, CIBM MRI CHUV-UNIL Section Head held a kick-start meeting with applicants who received Swiss National Science Foundation R’Equip funding for the project Low-Field MRI – The Next Frontier at Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) on 26 November, 2021. … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 19 – Oct 26 2021

The penultimate of the 2021 CIBM Breakfast and Science Seminar Series featuring CIBM Associate member from Cologne, Germany. Seeing while hearing: altered audio-visual interactions in patients with cochlear implants Pascale Sandmann,Head of “Audiology and Pediatric Audiology” and Head of the … Read More

EPFL Workshop on “New Horizons in MRI”

The EPFL Workshop on ‘New Horizons in MRI’ took place on Friday, September 24, 2021, with the objective of bringing together experts from across the globe to share the current and future most important research topics in the field of … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 18 – Sept 28 2021

The CIBM Breakfast and Science Seminar series number 18 was a hybrid – both virtual and on-site with a restricted number of people. It is our great honour to host the highly reputable speaker during this first in-person B&S event since … Read More

INSPiRE-MED EU Innovative Training Network annual meeting

The INtegrating Magnetic Resonance SPectroscopy and Multimodal Imaging for Research and Education in MEDicine (INSPiRE-MED) mid-term meeting took place at EPFL from September 13-15, 2021. The objective of INSPiRE-MED was to provide high-level training to a cohort of Early Stage … Read More

Report on ‘The Translational Brain Imaging Training Network (TRABIT)’ 2021

CIBM researchers and students held a virtual conference, ‘The Translational Brain Imaging Training Network (TRABIT)’ from September 7 to 10, with leading keynote speakers and round table discussions, to mark the nearing end of the project. TRABIT is an EU-funded … Read More

CIBM Summer Walk to Oron Castle

CIBM held a summer social event on September 3rd, with those in attendance enjoying a walk along the magical River Flon to a guided tour of the historic Oron Castle, followed by a networking aperitif. The CIBM summer 2021 social … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 17 – Aug 31 2021

The 2021 Summer Edition of the CIBM Breakfast and Science Seminar series featured PhD students affiliated to CIBM founding partner institutions to present their research work. … Read More

CIBM presents remote teaching platform to IEEE Finland joint SPS/CAS Chapter

Dr. Pol del Aguila Pla presented “Remote and interactive image processing programming laboratories with Jupyter” during a webinar at the IEEE Finland joint chapter of the Signal Processing Society (SPS) and Circuits and Systems Society (CAS), chaired by Assistant Professor … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 16 – Jun 29 2021

The 2021 Summer Edition of the CIBM Breakfast and Science Seminar series featured PhD students affiliated to CIBM founding partner institutions to present their research work. … Read More

Event: CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 15 – May 25 2021

Title: EEG Microstates and Modes of Conscious Experience
By Thomas König (Translational Research Center, University Hospital of Psychiatry, Bern, Switzerland)
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Highlighting MRI Scientific Activity in Geneva: BBL-CIBM-FCBG Research day 2021

A Research Day focusing on MRI, held on  May 5 with the CIBM Center for Biomedical Imaging.  the University of Geneva’s Brain Behaviour Laboratory (BBL) and Fondation Campus Biotech Geneva (FCBG) gathered around 100 MRI experts in Geneva and the Lemanic … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 14 – April 27 2021

Title: Advanced MRI in Multiple Sclerosis
By Cristina Granziera (SNF Professor and Head of Translational Imaging in Neurology (ThINk) Basel, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Neurology Clinic and Policlinic & RC2NB, University of Basel and University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland) … 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

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 13 – March 30, 2021

Title: Inflammation imaging with fluorine-19 MRI – from toothpaste to bedside
by Ruud B. van Heeswijk (Department of Radiology of the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV)) … Read More

CIBM presence at the 2021 CNS Annual Meeting

CIBM and its collaborators had a major presence in several symposia during the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, which took place on March 13-16, 2021. CIBM research staff scientist, Dr. Benedetta Franceschiello, and CIBM Affiliate member, Dr. Anna Gaglianese, from … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 12 – February 23, 2021

The invited speaker in this month’s edition of the CIBM Breakfast and Science Seminar was Prof. Inti Zlobec from the University of Bern who presented ”Introduction to Digital Pathology – the Third Revolution “ Chairing the event was Prof. Jean-Philippe … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 11 – January 26, 2021

The 11th edition of the CIBM Breakfast and Science Seminar series, chaired by Prof. Francois Lazeyras, started on Jan. 26, 2021, with the presentation entitled “Brain MRgFUS: a review of physical principles, clinical status, and recent clinical research”, delivered by … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 10 – November 24, 2020

In this this 10th edition of the CIBM Breakfast and Science Seminar series, the speakers covered two very diverse topics but each presentation demonstrated the importance of leveraging on multimodal methods. Numerous questions from the audience and exchanges allowed this … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 9 – October 27, 2020

This 9th edition of the Breakfast and Science has seen turnout of 61 attendees of the CIBM Community. These included CIBM core and affiliate members from the five founding partner institutions , CIBM associate members from industry Nestle Health Science … 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 Breakfast & Science Seminar 8 – September 29, 2020

The Breakfast and Science Seminar #8, held on 29th September, featured two presentations of CIBM research.  The first talk was given by Maria Giulia Preti and the second one by Daniel Wenz. Decoupling of brain function from structure reveals regional … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 7 – August 25, 2020

The Breakfast and Science Seminar #7, held on 25th August, featured two presentations of CIBM research.  The first talk was given by Gabriel Girard. The second talk represents a long-standing research collaboration which started in 2015 between Dr. Gregoire Wuerzner, MD, … Read More

CIBM community in full force at ISMRM 2020

CIBM participated in the global flagship conference on Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), held 8-14 August. Although this edition of ISMRM 2020 was virtual, there was a strong presence by members of … Read More

CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 6 – June 30, 2020

The sixth of the regular CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar series – held the last Tuesday of the month – took place on Tuesday June 30th, with some fascinating insights into the important work being carried out by CIBM partners. … Read More

Event: CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 5 – May 26, 2020

CIBM’s fifth Breakfast & Science Seminar, held on May 26 featured two talks highlighting CIBM researchers’ latest research findings. Ileana Jelescu, Research Staff Scientist & 14T MRI Operational Manager, CIBM MRI EPFL Animal Imaging and Technology Section presented on “The … Read More

Fundamentals of Topographic EEG Analyses by Prof. Micah Murray

As part of the ANT Neuro Educational Webinar Series, Professor Micah Muray spoke about “Fundamentals of Topographic EEG Analyses” to an audience of 345  people whose feedback was unanimously postive: “I really liked the polling questions! Micah’s presentation was very … Read More

Tutorial: Biomedical Image Reconstruction—From Foundations To Deep Neural Networks at ICASSP 2020

Initially planned to be in Barcelona, due to COVID-19, the International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing ICASSP 2020, the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on signal processing and its applications, took place from May 4-8 … Read More

“A Multisensory Perspective on Primary Cortices” by Prof. Micah Murray at CNS 2020 Virtual Meeting

The 27th Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society CNS 2020 Virtual meeting took place from May 2-5, 2020. During the Symposim Sessions part of the program, CIBM EEG CHUV-UNIL Section Head, Professor Micah Murray gave an informative and exciting talk on “A … Read More

Event: CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 4 – April 28, 2020

Considering the COVID-19 circumstances, the fourth CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar  took place through video conference and the program was a little different than usual. There was only one speaker, Vincent Taelman, a research staff scientist from the CIBM PET … Read More

Event: CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 3 – March 31, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the third CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar took place through videoconference with an attendance of 52 members of the CIBM community including members from ETHZurich and industry partner Bruker BioSpin MRI GmbH. Indeed these were special circumstances … Read More

Event: CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 2 – February 25, 2020

The second Breakfast & Science Seminar from the CIBM was held at Campus Biotech in Geneva on February 25th 2020. Olivia Bejuy, Research Staff Scientist at the CIBM PET HUG-UNIGE Molecular Imaging Section, was the first presenter to jumpstart the … Read More

Event: CIBM Breakfast & Science Seminar 1 – January 28, 2020

The highly anticipated Breakfast & Science Seminars from the Center for Biomedical Imaging (CIBM) has resumed its monthly seminars. The CIBM Breakfast and Science Seminars aim to unite the scientific community on a regular basis (every last Tuesday of the … Read More

Event: Measuring metabolite diffusion with diffusion-weighted MR spectroscopy

The CIBM had the pleasure to host a seminar on the measurement of metabolite diffusion with diffusion-weighted MR spectroscopy by Dr. Julien Valette – from the Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique (CEA) in Paris – on Friday December 13th. Diffusion-weighted NMR … Read More

Event: Innovative Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis

On Thursday December 12th, Dr. Pascal Sati – Staff Scientist in the Translational Neuroradiology Section of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in Bethesda, Maryland – discussed innovative magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis at … Read More

CIBM hosts young aspiring scientists at “Journée Oser tous les Métiers”

Thursday November 14th was the annual “Journée Oser tous les Métiers” (JOM) – a day that aims to introduce students from grades 7 to 9 to a non-cliché profession, without limiting themselves to traditionally female or male sectors. For this … Read More

Event: CIBM 15th Anniversary

Wednesday, October 30th marked the Center for Biomedical Imaging (CIBM)’s 15th Anniversary. We are proud to share that our celebration at the Forum Rolex Learning Center on the EPFL campus was a success with over 250 participants. The event brought … Read More