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10/06/2021

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Radiofrequency-Induced Heating of Broken and Abandoned Implant Leads During Magnetic Resonance Examinations

Aiping Yao, Tolga Goren, Theodoros Samaras, Niels Kuster, and Wolfgang Kainz, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2021, online 03 June 2021; doi: 10.1002/mrm.28836

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

25/05/2021

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virtualpopulation@itis.swiss

 

FDA Extends MDDT Qualification to IMAnalytics V3.0 and MRIxViP V2.1

FDA Qualification of the IT’IS & ZMT MDDT toolset IMAnalytics with MRIxViP1.5T/3.0T and BCLib now also includes passive implants (ASTM F2182-19ε2) and Region-of-Interest Field Extraction for ISO 10974 Tier 2.

 
PUBLICATIONS

07/05/2021

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nk@itis.swiss

 

The Impact of CT Image Parameters and Skull Heterogeneity Modeling on the Accuracy of Transcranial Focused Ultrasound Simulations

Hazael Montanaro, Cristina Pasquinelli, Hyunjoo J. Lee, Hyunggug Kim, Hartwig R. Siebner, Niels Kuster, Axel Thielscher and Esra Neufeld, Journal of Neural Engineering 2021, Volume 18, Issue 4, Article number 046041, online 04 May 2021; doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/abf68d

 
PUBLICATIONS

30/04/2021

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Computational and Phantom-Based Feasibility Study of 3D dcNCI with Ultra-Low Field MRI

Nora Höfner, Jan-Hendrik Storm, Peter Hömmen, Antonino M. Cassarà, and Rainer Körber, Frontiers in Physics 2021, Volume 9, Article number: 647376, online 26 April 2021; doi: 10.3389/fphy.2021.647376

 
ANNUAL REPORTS

20/04/2021

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IT'IS Annual Report 2020

The annual report of the IT'IS Foundation for 2020 has been published and includes: 

  • An overview of current projects 
  • A summary of the emergence of a new computational simulation platform 

as well as information on:

  • Key figures and infrastructure
  • Selected publications
  • Our team, including the board members
  • Selected partners, and sponsors

 
PUBLICATIONS

24/03/2021

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Experimental and Numerical Optimization Modelling to Reduce Radiofrequency-Induced Risks of Magnetic Resonance Examinations on Leaded Implants

Juan Córcoles, Aiping Yao, and Niels Kuster, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Volume 96, August 2021, pages 177–188, online 09 March 2021; doi: 10.1016/j.apm.2021.02.036

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

16/03/2021

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virtualpopulation@itis.swiss

 

MRI Mice V1.0: New Mouse Models for Computational Investigations

IT’IS has released four new mouse models segmented from magnetic resonance imaging data. All four models – a pregnant model, a 12-week-old female and male model and a 3-week-old male model – are posable and are made available together with the corresponding MR images.

 
PUBLICATIONS

05/03/2021

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Radio-Frequency Electromagnetic Field Exposure and Contribution of Sources in the General Population: An Organ-Specific Integrative Exposure Assessment

Luuk van Wel, Ilaria Liorni, Anke Huss, Arno Thielens, Joe Wiart, Wout Joseph, Martin Röösli, Milena Foerster, Amelie Massardier-Pilonchery, Myles Capstick, Elisabeth Cardis, and Roel Vermeulen, Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology 2021, online 02 March 2021; doi: 10.1038/s41370-021-00287-8

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

16/02/2021

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virtualpopulation@itis.swiss

 

NeuroRat V4.0 – Detailed Rat Anatomy for Neuromodulation Investigations

It’s a rat! After two long years of unremitting work, IT’IS has released NeuroRat V4.0, the first computational anatomical model with nerve trajectories for neuro-electrophysiology simulations. The new posable and functionalized whole-body model includes 179 tissues and functionalized nerve trajectories.

 
PUBLICATIONS

05/02/2021

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nk@itis.swiss

 

A Calibrated Physical Flow Standard for Medical Perfusion Imaging

Gertjan Kok, Nikola Pelevic, Amedeo Chiribiri, Xenios Milidonis, Muhummad Nazir, Myles Capstick, Sita Drost, Christian Poelma, Tobias Schaeffter, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation 2021, Volume 78, Article number: 101907, online 02 February 2021; doi: 10.1016/j.flowmeasinst.2021.101907

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

19/01/2021

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virtualpopulation@itis.swiss

 

MARTIN V1.0 and ViP Hand Library for WPT Evaluations

As of this week, a new whole body pediatric numerical simulation model of a 29-month-old boy is available in our extended Virtual Population (ViP) library. MARTIN V1.0 was developed by the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, and will be hosted by IT’IS. We are also pleased to announce the release of the IT’IS ViP Hand Library specifically designed for evaluation of wireless power transfer systems. 

 
PUBLICATIONS

17/01/2021

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Non-Invasive Suppression of Essential Tremor Via Phase-Locked Disruption of its Temporal Coherence

Sebastian R. Schreglmann, David Wang, Robert L. Peach, Junheng Li, Xu Zhang, Anna Latorre, Edward Rhodes, Emanuele Panella, Antonino M. Cassara, Edward S. Boyden, Mauricio Barahona, Sabato Santaniello, John Rothwell, Kailash P. Bhatia, and Nir Grossman, Nature Communication 2021, Volume 12, Article number: 363, online 13 January 2021; doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-20581-7

 
ANNUAL REPORTS

15/12/2020

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nk@itis.swiss

 

IT'IS Annual Report 2019

The annual report of the IT'IS Foundation for 2019 has been published and includes: 

  • An overview of projects 
  • How Z43 expands into new quarters: Moving to the Frontline! 

as well as information on:

  • Key figures and infrastructure
  • Selected publications
  • Our team, including the board members
  • Selected guests, partners, and sponsors

 
PUBLICATIONS

14/12/2020

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Transmission Coefficient of Power Density into Skin Tissue Between 6 And 300 GHz

Andreas Christ, Theodoros Samaras, Esra Neufeld, and Niels Kuster, Radiation Protection Dosimetry, Volume 192, Issue 1, pages 113-118, online 4 December 2020; doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncaa179

 
PUBLICATIONS

10/12/2020

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Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields from Mobile Communication: Description of Modeled Dose in Brain Regions and the Body in European Children and Adolescents

Laura Ellen Birks, Luuk Van Wel, Ilaria Liorni, Livia Pierotti, Mònica Guxens, Anke Huss, Milena Foerster, Myles Capstick, Marloes Eeftens, Hanan El Marroun, Marisa Estarlich, Mara Gallastegi, Llúcia González Safont, Wout Joseph, Loreto Santa-Marina, Arno Thielens, Maties Torrent, Tanja Vrijkotte, Joe Wiart, Martin Röösli, Elisabeth Cardis, Roel Vermeulen, and Martine Vrijheid, Environmental Research, Volume 193, February 2021, 110505, online 24 November 2020; doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.110505

 
PUBLICATIONS

25/11/2020

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Association between estimated whole-brain radiofrequency electromagnetic fields dose and cognitive function in preadolescents and adolescents

Alba Cabré-Riera, Luuk van Wel, Ilaria Liorni, Arno Thielens, Laura Ellen Birks, Livia Pierotti, Wout Joseph, Llucia Gonzalez, Jesús Ibarluzea, Amparo Ferrero, Anke Huss, Joe Wiart, Loreto Santa-Marina, Maties Torrent, Tanja Vrijkotte, Myles Capstick, Roel Vermeulen, Martine Vrijheid, Elisabeth Cardis, Martin Röösli, Mònica Guxens, International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, Volume 231, 113659, online 19 November 2020; doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2020.113659

 
PUBLICATIONS

16/10/2020

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Quantification of Clinically Applicable Stimulation Parameters for Precision Near-Organ Neuromodulation of Human Splenic Nerves

Isha Gupta, Antonino M. Cassara, Ilya Tarotin, Matteo Donega, Jason A. Miranda, David M. Sokal, Sebastien Ouchouche, Wesley Dopson, Paul Matteucci, Esra Neufeld, Matthew A. Schiefer, Alison Rowles, Paul McGill, Justin Perkins, Nikola Dolezalova, Kourosh Saeb-Parsy, Niels Kuster, Refet Firat Yazicioglu, Jason Witherington, and Daniel J. Chew, Communications Biology 2020, Volume 3, 577, online 16 October 2020; doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-01299-0

 
PUBLICATIONS

14/10/2020

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Theoretical investigation on broadband THz deflectors for femtosecond electron beam diagnostics

Xiaoyu Liu, Micha Dehler, and Arya Fallahi, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 2020, Volume 986, 11 January 2021, 164722, online 12 October 2020; doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2020.164722

 
Other News

08/10/2020

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Investigational Device for Temporal Interference Research

It’s been a challenge, but we made it: after several months of intensive work, we are excited to pre-announce our newly developed investigational stimulator prototype device for temporal interference brain research.

 
PUBLICATIONS

30/09/2020

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Evaluation of Specific Absorption Rate in the Far-Field, Near-to-Far Field and Near-Field Regions for Integrative Radiofrequency Exposure Assessment

Ilaria Liorni, Myles Capstick, Luuk van Wel, Joe Wiart, Wout Joseph, Elisabeth Cardis, Mònica Guxens, Roel Vermeulen, and Arno Thielens, Radiation Protection Dosimetry 2020, ncaa127, online 28 September 2020; doi: 10.1093/rpd/ncaa127

 
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10/09/2020

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o²S²PARC Enters its Fourth Year

The o2S2PARC project continues to remain a priority at the IT’IS Foundation. The project focuses on building a comprehensive, freely accessible, intuitive, and interactive online platform to simulate peripheral nerve system neuromodulation and its impact on organ physiology in a precise and predictive manner.

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

08/09/2020

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Miss Able V3.0: The First-Ever Computational Monkey Model

IT’IS has released Miss Able V3.0the first full-body monkey computational anatomical model. The new model features detailed nerve segmentations for all of the major peripheral nerves in the entire body and has more than 300 different individual tissue classes.

 
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04/09/2020

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NeuHeart included in European Commission Innovation Radar

IT'IS is proud to be part of the NeuHeart project that has been selected to be included in the Innovation Radar of the European Commission.

 
PUBLICATIONS

31/08/2020

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Total Local Dose in Hypothetical 5G Mobile Networks for Varied Topologies and User Scenarios

Sven Kühn, Serge Pfeifer and Niels Kuster, Applied Sciences 2020, Volume 10, Issue 17, 5971, online 28 August 2020; doi: 10.3390/app10175971

 
PUBLICATIONS

13/08/2020

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Effects of Pulse-Modulated Radiofrequency Magnetic Field (RF-EMF) Exposure on Apoptosis, Autophagy, Oxidative Stress and Electron Chain Transport Function in Human Neuroblastoma and Murine Microglial Cells

Jana Zielinski, Angélique D. Ducray, Anja M. Moeller, Manuel Murbach, Niels Kuster, and Meike Mevissen, Toxicology in Vitro 2020, Volume 68, October 2020, 104963, online 8 August 2020; doi: 10.1016/j.tiv.2020.104963

 
PUBLICATIONS

28/07/2020

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Comment on Liu et al. “Discrepancies of Measured SAR between Traditional and Fast Measuring Systems.”

Mark Douglas and Niels Kuster, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020, Volume 17, Issue 14, online 14 July 2020; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17145045

 
PUBLICATIONS

15/07/2020

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Forward Transformation from Reactive Near-Field to Near- and Far-Field at Millimeter-Wave Frequencies

Serge Pfeifer, Arya Fallahi, Jingtian Xi, Esra Neufeld, and Niels Kuster, Applied Sciences 2020, Volume 10, Issue 14, 4780, online 11 July 2020; doi: 10.3390/app10144780

 
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28/06/2020

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25/06/2020

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Z43 Goes Carbon Dioxide-Free

IT’IS is getting greener! We have installed a new energy system consisting of solar panels and a groundwater-based heat pump. We are proud that we have started to generate our own power and have become largely CO2-free.

 
PUBLICATIONS

20/06/2020

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Estimated Whole-Brain and Lobe-Specific Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields Doses and Brain Volumes in Preadolescents

Alba Cabré-Riera, Hanan El Marroun, Ryan Muetzel, Luuk van Wel, Ilaria Liorni, Arno Thielens, Laura Ellen Birks, Livia Pierotti, Anke Huss, Wout Joseph, Joe Wiart, Myles Capstick, Manon Hillegers, Roel Vermeulen, Elisabeth Cardis, Martine Vrijheid, Tonya White, Martin Röösli, Henning Tiemeier, and Mònica Guxens, Environment International, Volume 142, 2020, online 15 June 2020; doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105808

 
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