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01/12/2010

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Sven Kühn Wins ETH Medal Award

Sven Kuehn receives the award "ETH Medal" for his oustanding doctoral thesis:

EMF Risk Assessment: Exposure Assessment and Compliance Testing in Complex Environments

 
PRESS

21/11/2010

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Mobile Communication - Technoscope 2010

IT'IS Labs feature in the latest edition of Technoscope, No. 3/10, November 2010.

 

 

 
AWARDS

18/11/2010

 

Niels Kuster Elevated to IEEE Fellow

IT'IS Foundation Director Niels Kuster has been awarded to IEEE Fellow effective January 1, 2011 with the following citation: 

for contributions to the area of near-field exposures and dosimetry for radiofrequency fields in biomedical research

 
PUBLICATIONS

16/11/2010

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Development and Validation of a Magneto-hydrodynamic Solver for Blood Flow Analysis

Wolfgang Kainz, Joshua W. Guag, Stefan Benkler, Dominik Szczerba, Esra Neufeld, Victor Krauthamer, Joel Myklebust, Howard I. Bassen, Isaac A Chang, Nicolas Chavannes, Jung Hwan Kim, Malisa Sarntinoranont, and Niels Kuster, in Physics in Medicine and Biology, Volume 55, Issue 23, pp. 7253–7261, December 2010, online November 16

 
PUBLICATIONS

15/11/2010

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kuehn@itis.swiss

 

Evaluation of Measurement Techniques to Show Compliance With RF Safety Limits in Heterogeneous Field Distributions

Sven Kühn and Niels Kuster, in IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Volume 52, Issue 4, pp. 820–828, November 2010, online November 15

 
PUBLICATIONS

18/10/2010

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Analysis of Proteome Response to the Mobile Phone Radiation in Two Types of Human Primary Endothelial Cells

Reetta Nylund, Niels Kuster, and Dariusz Leszczynski, in Proteome Science, Volume 8, Article 52, online 18 October 2010

 
Other News

20/09/2010

 

IT'IS Foundation appointed as the Grant Holder of COST Action BM0704

IT'IS Foundation will serve the COST initiative Emerging EMF Technologies and Health Risk Management as Grant Holder in the coming years and is dedicated to closely cooperate with the Chair Alastair McKinlay, Vice Chair Mirijana Moser, Liz Rance of the Secretariat, and all Management Committee members to achieve the maximum outcome for this action.

 
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20/09/2010

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Sleep After Mobile Phone Exposure in Subjects With Mobile Phone-Related Symptoms

Arne Lowden, Torbjörn Akerstedt, Michael Ingre, Clairy Wiholm, Lena Hillert, Niels Kuster, Jens P. Nilsson, and Bengt Arnetz, in Bioelectromagnetics, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp. 4–14, online September 20, 2010

 
Other News

04/09/2010

 

Member of Swiss Association of Standardization (SNV)

In view of the increasing standardization activities in the medical field, the IT'IS Foundation acquired membership of Swiss Association of Standardization (SNV).  SNV is a full member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the European Committee for Standardization (CEN).

 
PUBLICATIONS

31/08/2010

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The Influence of the Reflective Environment on the Absorption of a Human Male Exposed to Representative Base Station Antennas from 300 MHz to 5 GHz

Günter Vermeeren, Marie-Christine Gosselin, Sven Kühn, Valpré Kellerman, Abdelhamid Hadjem, Azeddine Gati, Wout Joseph, Joe Wiart, Frans Meyer, Niels Kuster, and Luc Martens, in Physics in Medicine and Biology, Volume 55, Issue 18, pp. 5541–5555, September 2010, online August 31

 
PUBLICATIONS

23/08/2010

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An International Interlaboratory Comparison of Mobile Phone SAR Calculation With CAD-Based Models

Martin Siegbahn, Giorgi Bit-Babik, Jafar Keshvari, Andreas Christ, Benoît Derat, Vikass Monebhurrun, Christopher Penney, Martin Vogel, and Tilmann Wittig, in IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Volume 52, Issue 4, pp. 804–811, November 2010, online August 23, 2010

 
ANNUAL REPORTS

20/07/2010

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IT'IS Annual Report 2009

The Annual Report 2009 celebrates the tenth anniversary of the IT'IS Foundation and features an overview on the IT'IS Foundation's development and achievements over the last ten years as well as the key figures of 2009.

 

 
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01/07/2010

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Impact of Pinna Compression on the RF Absorption in the Heads of Adult and Juvenile Cell Phone Users

Andreas Christ, Marie-Christine Gosselin, Sven Kühn, and Niels Kuster, in Bioelectromagnetics, Volume 31, Issue 5, pp. 406–412, July 2010, online March 30

 
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01/07/2010

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chavanne@itis.swiss

 

High Performance, High Accuracy FDTD Implementation on GPU Architectures

Guillermo Del Castillo, Chris Mason, Nicolas Chavannes, and Michal Okoniewski, Microwave Engineering Europe, July/August 2010

 

 
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20/06/2010

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Brain Tumour Risk in Relation to Mobile Telephone Use: Results of the INTERPHONE International Case–Control Study

The INTERPHONE Study Group, International Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 39, Issue 3, pp. 675–694, June 2010. Online May 17

 
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16/06/2010

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Measured Radiofrequency Exposure During Various Mobile-Phone Use Scenarios

Michael A. Kelsh, Mona Shum, Asher R. Sheppard, Mark McNeely, Niels Kuster, Edmund Lau, Ryan Weidling, Tiffani Fordyce, Sven Kühn, and Christof Sulser, in Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp. 343–354, July/August 2011, advance online publication June 16, 2010

 
PUBLICATIONS

31/05/2010

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dominik@itis.swiss

 

Unstructured Mesh Generation from the Virtual Family Models for Whole Body Biomedical Simulations

Dominik Szczerba, Esra Neufeld, Marcel Zefferer, Gabor Szekely, and Niels Kuster, in Procedia Computer Science, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp. 837–844, May 2010

 
AWARDS

22/05/2010

 

ESHO-ZMT Student Award at ESHO 2010

IT'IS PhD student Adamos Kyriacou won a Student Award at the 26th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology (ESHO 2010), in Rotterdam, Netherlands

 
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15/05/2010

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Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk: What We Can Do Now

2008–2009 Annual Report of the [U.S.] President’s Cancer Panel, (National Institute of Cancer, National Institutes of Health) USA, April 2010

 
PUBLICATIONS

13/05/2010

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Assessment of Induced SAR in Children Exposed to Electromagnetic Plane Waves Between 10 MHz and 5.6 GHz

Jurriaan F. Bakker, Margarethus M. Paulides, Andreas Christ, Niels Kuster, and Gerard C. van Rhoon, in Physics in Medicine and Biology, Volume 55, Issue 11, pp. 3115–3130, June 2010, online May 12

 
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07/05/2010

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Canadian Television Item Features IT'IS Research into Exposure of Energy Saving Bulbs

On May 7, a national Canadian news program featured a recently completed study by the IT'IS Foundation on human exposure to electromagnetic fields from energy saving light bulbs supported by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy.

 
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18/04/2010

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2010 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility

The 2010 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility (APEMC) was held from April 12 to 16, 2010 at the Beijing International Convention Center with the theme of “EMC Harmonizes the World.”

 
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07/04/2010

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The Clinical Feasibility of Deep Hyperthermia Treatment in the Head and Neck: New Challenges for Positioning and Temperature Measurement

Margarethus M. Paulides, Jurriaan F. Bakker, Martin Linthorst, Jacoba Van der Zee, Zef Rijnen, Esra Neufeld, Peter M.T. Pattynama, Peter P. Jansen, Peter C. Levendag, and Gerard C. van Rhoon, in Physics in Medicine and Biology, Volume 55, Issue 9, pp. 2465–2480, April 2010, online April 6

 
PUBLICATIONS

07/04/2010

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Age Dependent Tissue-specific Exposure of Cell Phone Users

Andreas Christ, Marie-Christine Gosselin, Maria Christopoulou, Sven Kühn, and Niels Kuster, in Physics in Medicine and Biology, Volume 55, Issue 7, pp. 1767–1783, 7 April 2010, online March 5

 
PUBLICATIONS

21/03/2010

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Swiss government commissioned study: “Assessment of EM Exposure of Energy-Saving Bulbs & Possible Mitigation Strategies”

Project BAG/08.004316/434.0001/-13 & BFE/15350
Jagadish Nadakuduti, Mark Douglas, Myles Capstick, Sven Kühn, Stefan Benkler, and Niels Kuster, March 2010

 
PUBLICATIONS

08/03/2010

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oberle@itis.swiss

 

Signal Transmission by Galvanic Coupling Through the Human Body

Marc Simon Wegmueller, Michael Oberle, Norbert Felber, Niels Kuster, and Wolfgang Fichtner, in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Volume 59, Issue 4, pp. 963–969, 8 March 2010, online October 6, 2009

 
PUBLICATIONS

01/03/2010

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dominik@itis.swiss

 

Simulation of Oscillatory Flow in an Aortic Bifurcation Using FVM and FEM: a Comparative Study of Implementation Strategies

Trushar Gohil, Robert McGregor, Dominik Szczerba, Kathrin Burckhardt, Krishnamurthy Muralidhar, and Gábor Székely, in International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Volume 66, Issue 8, pp. 1037–1067, 20 July 2011, online ahead of print, 1 March 2010

 
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31/01/2010

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Efficient Generation of Corresponding Meshes for Biomedical Flow Simulations

Robert H. P. McGregor, Bryn A. Lloyd, Dominik Szczerba, Gabor Székely, in Lecture Notes in Computer Science – International Symposium on Biomedical Simulation - ISBMS 2010, Volume 5958/2010, pp. 49–58, January 2010

 
PUBLICATIONS

05/01/2010

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DNA Fragmentation in Human Fibroblasts under Extremely Low Frequency Electromagnetic Field Exposure

Frauke Focke, David Schuermann, Niels Kuster, Primo Schär, in Mutation Research/Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis, Volume 683, Issues 1-2, pp. 74–83, 5 January 2010, online 6 November

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

01/01/2010

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Virtual Classroom

The IT'IS Foundation releases the Virtual Classroom for scientific purposes. The models were partially funded by the BfS, Germany, and extends the Virtual Family models.

 

 
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