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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

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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

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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

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Update: CIBM during COVID-19

In these challenging times, we are all mobilized to fight against COVID-19. As the CIBM is made up of five partner institutions and at different locations, CIBM staff shall be adopting the rules and regulations according to their physical place … Read More

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Press release: A potential screening tool for learning difficulties in schoolchildren: As simple as pressing a button

How do you tell if a young child is on a good trajectory for their cognitive development? An estimated 17% of children have at least one developmental disorder that affects their global cognitive abilities. Early intervention strategies are widely recognized … Read More

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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 Molecular Imaging (HUG-UNIGE), Switzerland, was the first presenter to jumpstart the seminar … Read More

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Spotlight: 2020 Journal of Neuroimaging Top Five Cited Articles

2020 started with the Journal for Neuroimaging’s recognition campaign of their well-received top five cited authors from the past two years. The article “Clinical Neuroimaging Using 7 T MRI: Challenges and Prospects” by Maria Isabel Vargas, Pascal Martelli, Lijing Xin, … Read More

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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

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Spotlight: December 2019 Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Editor’s Pick

The paper “An automated approach to fully self-gated free-running cardiac and respiratory motion-resolved 5D whole-heart MRI” by Lorenzo Di Sopra, Davide Piccini, Simone Coppo, Matthias Stuber (CIBM), and Jérôme Yerly (CIBM) was selected as Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (MRM) Editor’s … Read More

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Award: 2019 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award

Receiving over 450 citations and 48000 full views, the paper entitled “Deep Convolutional Neural Network for Inverse Problems in Imaging”, appearing in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Volume 26, No. 9, September 2017, by Kyong Hwan Jin, Michael T. McCann, … Read More

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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

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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

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Social: CIBM celebrated 2019 at the Maison Cailler and Chalet de Gruyères

As the end of the year approaches, the CIBM celebrated 2019 with chocolate and cheese. CIBM staff had an introduction to the logistics behind the elaboration of perfect chocolate candies followed by their very own chocolate bar creation during an … Read More

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Award: Daniela Zöller receives the EDEE best Doctoral Thesis Award

This Friday November 29th, Daniela Zöller (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) Doctoral School in Electrical Engineering. The PhD work was supervised by Prof. Dimitri Van De Ville – affiliated with the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the École Polytechnique Fédérale … Read More

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Social: 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

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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

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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

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Press release: When a diseased liver disrupts the brain

The liver plays a vital role as a filter in the human body. But what happens when it malfunctions? Researchers from the Universities of Geneva (UNIGE) and Lausanne (UNIL), the Vaud University Hospital Centre (CHUV), the Centre for Biomedical Imaging … Read More

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CIBM renewed its identity

CIBM – GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE FOR AN ESTABLISHED PARTNERSHIP IN BIOMEDICAL IMAGING CIBM’s 15th  year anniversary in October, 2019, marks a true ‘coming of age’ for the CIBM as it matures from a newcomer into an established partnership for biomedical imaging … Read More

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