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27/09/2011

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New Chinese Electromagnetics Research Program

A new five year EMF research program by Chinese Government chaired by Professor Yu Zhengping at the Third Military Medical University, China, has started in January 2011. Some of the research will be performed using exposure systems of the IT'IS Foundation.

 
PUBLICATIONS

22/09/2011

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murbach@itis.swiss

 

Local SAR Enhancements in Anatomically Correct Children and Adult Models as a Function of Position within 1.5T MR Body Coil

Manuel Murbach, Eugenia Cabot, Esra Neufeld, Marie-Christine Gosselin, Andreas Christ, Klaas Prüssmann, and Niels Kuster, Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Volume 107, Issue 3, pp. 428–433, December, 2011. Online September 22

 
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07/09/2011

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neufeld@itis.swiss

 

British Journal of Cancer Top Ten Most Downloaded Articles

The Boris Pasche group paper, coauthored with IT'IS's Niels Kuster, has become one of the top ten most downloaded articles within two weeks of publication by the British Journal of Cancer.

 
PUBLICATIONS

31/08/2011

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douglas@itis.swiss

 

Application of an Induced Field Sensor for Assessment of Electromagnetic Exposure from Compact Fluorescent Lamps

Jagadish Nadakuduti, Mark Douglas, Myles Capstick, Sven Kühn, and Niels Kuster, Bioelectromagnetics, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp. 166–175, February 2012. Online August 31, 2011

 
PUBLICATIONS

15/08/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Mechano-Chemical Simulation of a Solid Tumor Dynamics for Therapy Outcome Predictions

Sven Hirsch, Dominik Szczerba, Bryn Lloyd, Michael Bajka, Niels Kuster, and Gabor Szekely, International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp. 231–241, 2011, online August 15

 
PUBLICATIONS

12/08/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Head Exposure System for a Human Provocation Study to Assess the Possible Influence of UMTS-Like Electromagnetic Fields on Cerebral Blood Circulation Using Near-Infrared Imaging

Hugo Lehmann, Laurent Pollara, Sonja Spichtig, Sven Kühn, and Martin Wolf, Bioelectromagnetics, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp. 124–133, February 2012. Online August 12, 2011

 
PUBLICATIONS

09/08/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Treatment of Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Very Low Levels of Amplitude-Modulated Electromagnetic Fields

Frederico P. Costa, André Cosme de Oliveira, Roberto Meirelles, Marcel C.C. Machado, Tatiana Zanesco, Rodrigo Surjan, Maria Cristina Chammas, Manoel de Souza Rocha, Desiree Morgan, Alan Cantor, Jacquelyn Zimmerman, Ivan Brezovich, Niels Kuster, Alexandre Barbault, and Boris Pasche, British Journal of Cancer, Volume 105, Number 5, pp. 640–648, August 23, 2011. Online August 9

 
PUBLICATIONS

15/07/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Children and Adults Exposed to Electromagnetic Fields at the ICNIRP Reference Levels: Theoretical Assessment of the Induced Peak Temperature Increase

Jurriaan F. Bakker, Margarethus M. Paulides, Esra Neufeld, Andreas Christ, Niels Kuster, Gerard C. van Rhoon, Physics in Medicine and Biology, Volume 56, Number 15, pp. 4967–4990, August, 2011, online July 19

 
PUBLICATIONS

06/07/2011

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neufeld@itis.swiss

 

Analysis of the Local Worst-Case SAR Exposure Caused by an MRI Multi-Transmit Body Coil in Anatomical Models of the Human Body

Esra Neufeld, Marie-Christine Gosselin, Manuel Murbach, Andreas Christ, Eugenia Cabot and Niels Kuster, Physics in Medicine and Biology, Volume 56, Number 15, pp. 4649–4659, August, 2011, online July 6

 
PUBLICATIONS

05/07/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Estimation Formulas for the Specific Absorption Rate in Humans Exposed to Base Station Antennas

Marie-Christine Gosselin, Günter Vermeeren, Sven Kühn, Valpré Kellerman, Stefan Benkler, Tero M. I. Uusitupa, Wout Joseph, Azeddine Gati, Joe Wiart, Frans J. C. Meyer, Luc Martens, Toshio Nojima, Takashi Hikaje, Quirino Balzano, Andreas Christ, Niels Kuster, IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Volume 53, Issue 4, pp. 909–922, November 2011, online June 9

 
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30/06/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

IT'IS Paper Among 5 Most Cited Papers of PMB in 2010

An IT'IS paper is among the five most cited papers in 2010 of the journal Physics in Medicine and Biology (PMB)

 
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22/06/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Carcinogenicity of Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields

Robert Baan, Yann Grosse, Béatrice Lauby-Secretan, Fatiha El Ghissassi, Véronique Bouvard, Lamia Benbrahim-Tallaa, Neela Guha, Farhad Islami, Laurent Galichet, Kurt Straif, The Lancet Oncology (Early Online Publication), June 22, 2011

 
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17/06/2011

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gosselin@itis.swiss

 

Joseph James Morrissey Memorial Award for First Place Student Platform Presentation

Marie Christine Gosselin received the first place BEMS Student Award for Best Platform Presentation, the Joseph James Morrissey Memorial Award, at the 2011 meeting of the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS2011), in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

 
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15/06/2011

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neufeld@itis.swiss

 

Roberts Prize for Best Paper in 2010 in Physics in Medicine and Biology

Maarten Paulides and Esra Neufeld's paper was awarded the Roberts Prize for Best Paper in 2010 of the IOP journal: Physics in Medicine and Biology

 
ANNUAL REPORTS

13/06/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

IT'IS Annual Report 2010

The Annual Report 2010 features key figures for 2010 and overviews of selected projects:

  • Novel EM Instrumentation
  • Exposure of the Fetus
  • Dynamically Morphing Anatomical Models
  • Analyzing the Magneto-Hemodynamic Effect
  • Magnetic Nanoparticle Hyperthermia Applicator for Cancer Therapy

 
PRESS

31/05/2011

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IARC Classifies RF EMF as Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of WHO has classified radiofrequency electromagnetic fields as possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B), based on an increased risk for glioma, a malignant type of brain cancer, associated with wireless phone use.

 
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31/05/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

IEC 62232 Base Station Standard Finalized

The International Electrotechnical Commission's international standard IEC 62232 was concluded this year with a 100% approval vote

 
PRESS

12/05/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Press Conference: National Research Programme "Non-Ionising Radiation – Health and Environment" (NRP 57)

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) organized a national press conference on May 12, 2011, to present the results of the National Research Programme "Non-Ionising Radiation – Health and Environment" (NRP 57) to the general public.

 
PUBLICATIONS

19/04/2011

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dominik@itis.swiss

 

GPU-Based Simulation of 3D Blood Flow in Abdominal Aorta Using OpenFOAM

Ziemowit Malecha, Lukasz Miroslaw, Tadeusz Tomczak, Zbigniew Koza, Maciej Matyka, Wojciech Tarnawski, and Dominik Szczerba, in Archives of Mechanics, Volume 63, Issue 2, pp. 137–161, April 2011. Paper presented at 19th Polish National Fluid Dynamics Conference (KKMP), Poznan, Poland, September 5–9, 2010, online April 19, 2011

 
PUBLICATIONS

12/04/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Sleep EEG Alterations: Effects of Different Pulse-Modulated Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields

Marc R. Schmid, Sarah P. Loughran, Sabine J. Regel, Manuel Murbach, Aleksandra Bratic Grunauer, Thomas Rusterholz, Alessia Bersagliere, Niels Kuster, and Peter Achermann, Journal of Sleep Research, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp. 50–58, February, 2012, online April 12, 2011

 
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07/04/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

IT'IS Foundation Appointed as Member Organization of SATW

At the 30th General Assembly of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW) in Zurich on April 7, 2011, the IT'IS Foundation was appointed as a full member organization

 
PUBLICATIONS

17/03/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Estimation of Head Tissue-Specific Exposure from Mobile Phones Based on Measurements in the Homogeneous SAM Head

Marie-Christine Gosselin, Sven Kühn, Pedro Crespo-Valero, Emilio Cherubini, Marcel Zefferer, Andreas Christ, and Niels Kuster, Bioelectromagnetics, Volume 32, Issue 6, pages 493–505, September 2011, online March 17

 
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16/03/2011

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Updated Program Available for the International Workshop on RF Hotspots & Thermal Hazards

MRI+ invites to the 'Thermal Workshop on RF Hotspots' with international experts and FDA to discuss RF safety of MR scanners and develop concepts for future safety guidelines. Updated program available here.

 

 
PUBLICATIONS

02/03/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Manycore Stencil Computations in Hyperthermia Applications

Matthias Christen, Olaf Schenk, Esra Neufeld, Maarten Paulides, and Helmar Burkhart, “Manycore Stencil Computations in Hyperthermia Applications,” in “Scientific Computing with Multicore and Accelerators,” Jakub Kurzak, David A. Bader, and Jack Dongarra, Eds., CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2011

 
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24/02/2011

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nk@itis.swiss

 

Marie-Christine Gosselin Wins Best Student Platform Presentation at EBEA 2011

The award for the best scientific platform presentation by a student at the 10th International Conference of the European Bioelectromagnetic Association (EBEA 2011) went to Marie-Christine Gosselin

 
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23/02/2011

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NIH Study on "Effects of Cell Phone Radiofrequency Signal Exposure on Brain Glucose Metabolism" Received World-Wide Media Coverage

Nora D. Volkow, Dardo Tomasi, Gene-Jack Wang, Paul Vaska, Joanna S. Fowler, Frank Telang, Dave Alexoff, Jean Logan, Christopher Wong, in JAMA 2011, Volume 305, Issue 8, pp. 808–813

In a preliminary communication in the February 23rd issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Nora Volkow and colleagues report on the effects of mobile phone radiofrequency (RF) signal exposure on brain glucose metabolism.

 
PRESS

02/02/2011

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Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2010–2015

This paper presents some of Cisco’s major global mobile data traffic projections and growth trends from 2010 to 2015

 
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25/01/2011

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IT'IS Papers of 2010 Highlighted by PMB

Two papers with IT'IS authorship have been included in the Highlights of 2010 paper selection of the journal Physics in Medicine and Biology (PMB)

 
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21/01/2011

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ETH Life on 2010 Hans-Eggenberger Prize to Sven Kühn

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich's campus magazine ETH Life featured an article about the 2010 Hans-Eggenberger Prize that was recently awarded to Sven Kühn for his PhD (EMF Risk Assessment: Exposure Assessment and Compliance Testing in Complex Environments) completed at ITIS and IIS.

 
PUBLICATIONS

22/12/2010

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Novel Methodology to Characterize Electromagnetic Exposure of the Brain

Pedro Crespo-Valero, Maria Christopoulou, Marcel Zefferer, Andreas Christ, Peter Achermann, Konstantina S. Nikita, and Niels Kuster, in Physics in Medicine and Biology, Volume 56, Number 2, pp. 383–396, January 2011, online December 22, 2010

 
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