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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.

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

27/04/2020

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Successful 2020 SPARC Ideas Lab

IT’IS and NIH hosted the five-day SPARC Ideas Lab in April 2020 on Predictive Modeling to Inform Development of Bioelectronic Medicine Therapies.

 
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14/04/2020

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IT'IS in the Time of COVID-19

The IT'IS Foundation is responding to the outbreak of COVID-19 with a combination of home office and social distancing measures to protect the safety of employees and their loved ones. IT'IS is keeping disruption to a minimum while maintaining core operations to be able to meet all commitments without delay.

 
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10/04/2020

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Novel Test Field Diversity Method for Demonstrating Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safety of Active Implantable Medical Devices

Aiping Yao, Earl Zastrow, Esra Neufeld, Maria Cabanes-Sempere, Theodoros Samaras, and Niels Kuster, Physics in Medicine & Biology 2020, Volume 65, 075004, online 07 April 2019; doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6560/ab7507

 
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27/03/2020

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Assessment of Genotoxicity in Human Cells Exposed to Modulated Electromagnetic Fields of Wireless Communication Devices

David Schuermann, Christina Ziemann, Zeinab Barekati, Myles Capstick, Antje Oertel, Frauke Focke, Manuel Murbach, Niels Kuster, Clemens Dasenbrock, and Primo Schär, Genes 2020, Volume 11, Issue 4, 347, online 25 March 2020; doi: 10.3390/genes11040347

 
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26/03/2020

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The REFLEX Project Controversy: The IT'IS Foundation’s Position

The controversy of the EU FP7 REFLEX project (QLK4-CT-1999-01574) continues even after more than 10 years. This is the position the Niels Kuster and the IT'IS Foundation.

 
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06/03/2020

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Z43 at ISO 10974 JWG in Washington DC

The ISO 10974 Joint Working Group (JWG) met from March 4-6, 2020 at AAMI to discuss safety aspects of the electromagnetic compatibility of active implants during magnetic resonance examinations.

 
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05/03/2020

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Official Launch of NIH SPARC Portal

The SPARC Portal provides free access to the steadily growing collection of data, maps, and computational studies that are being established within the SPARC initiative.

 
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20/02/2020

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"Brown Bag Lunch" Seminar Series: Special Guest Daniel Nanz

Professor Daniel Nanz of the Swiss Center for Musculoskeletal Imaging at the Balgrist Campus was a special guest presenter in the IT'IS Brown-Bag-Lunch seminar series on 18 February 2020 with a presentation on "SCMI and the high-field challenge”.

 
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03/02/2020

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Discussion on Spatial and Time Averaging Restrictions Within the Electromagnetic Exposure Safety Framework in the Frequency Range Above 6 GHz for Pulsed and Localized Exposures

Esra Neufeld, Theodoros Samaras, and Niels Kuster, Bioelectromagnetics, Volume 41, Issue 2, February 2020, pp. 164–168, online 30 December 2019; doi:10.1002/bem.22244

 
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31/01/2020

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Zurich43 Retreat 2020 on Artificial Intelligence

Zurich43's annual retreat was held 27 – 28 January 2020 to discuss "Artificial Intelligence - Impact on Z43 and Beyond" with a particular focus on benefits, opportunities, and threats for research, technology, and society.

 
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21/01/2020

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27/12/2019

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Z43 Jubilees Follow-Up

Watch some impressions and highlights from our Z43 Jubilees Party which took place on Friday, November 29, 2019 in Zurich!

 
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20/12/2019

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2020 SPARC Ideas Lab

IT’IS and NIH will host five-day SPARC Ideas Lab in April 2020 on Predictive Modeling to Inform Development of Bioelectronic Medicine Therapies.

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

16/12/2019

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IMAnalytics and MRIxViP Qualified by FDA for Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safety Evaluations

ZMT's IMAnalytics evaluation tool and the IT'IS field libraries MRIxViP1.5T/3.0T become the first FDA-approved computational modeling Medical Device Development Tool (MDDT)

 
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02/12/2019

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Z43 Jubilees – “Let the Good Times Roar!

On Friday, 29 November 2019, Z43 hosted their annual party in “roaring twenties” style to celebrate the 20th anniversary of IT’IS and the 25th jubilee of SPEAG!

 
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15/11/2019

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Z43 at ISO 10974 JWG in Prague

The ISO 10974 Joint Working Group (JWG) met from November 11 – 13, 2019 in Prague to discuss safety aspects of the electromagnetic compatibility of active implants during magnetic resonance examinations.

 
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01/10/2019

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Current Directions in the Auricular Vagus Nerve Stimulation I and II

Eugenijus Kaniusas, Stefan Kampusch, Marc Tittgemeyer, Fivos Panetsos, Raquel Fernandez Gines, Michele Papa, Attila Kiss, Bruno Podesser, Antonino Cassarà, Emmeric Tanghe, Amine Mohammed Samoudi, Thomas Tarnaud, Wout Joseph, Vaidotas Marozas, Arunas Lukosevicius, Niko Ištuk, Sarah Lechner, Wlodzimierz Klonowski, Giedrius Varoneckas, Constantin Szeles, and Antonio Šarolic, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Section Neuroprosthetics 2019: (I) 13:854, online 09 August 2019, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.00854; (II) 13:772, online 24 July 2019; doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.00772

 
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27/09/2019

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Novel Method and Procedure for Evaluating Compliance of Sources with Strong Gradient Magnetic Fields such as Wireless Power Transfer Systems.

Ilaria Liorni, Tomasz Lisewski, Myles Capstick, Sven Kuehn and Niels Kuster, IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compability 2019, online 08 August 2019, doi: 10.1109/TEMC.2019.2924519

 

 
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01/09/2019

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Effects of Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Field Exposure on Neuronal Differentiation and Mitochondrial Function in SH-SY5Y Cells

Nicole von Niederhäusern, Angélique Ducray, Jana Zielinski, Manuel Murbach, and Meike Mevissen, Toxicology in Vitro 2019, Volume 61, 104609, online 24 July 2019; doi: 10.1016/j.tiv.2019.104609

 

 
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15/08/2019

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Final Meeting of NEUROMAN Project Partners at Zurich 43

The final meeting of the NEUROMAN project partners took place at Zurich 43 on Tuesday, August 13, 2019.

 
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14/08/2019

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Implant Safety Evaluation at IT'IS – Episode II: Model Validation using Test Field Diversity

This is the second episode of our new video series explaining how the radiofrequency response of active implants can be easily characterized with the latest off-the-shelf benchtop testing equipment and applying the latest assessment procedure. 

 
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12/08/2019

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Anatomical Model Uncertainty for RF Safety Evaluation of AIMD under MRI Exposure

Aiping Yao, Earl Zastrow, Eugenia Cabot, Bryn Lloyd, Beatrice Schneider, Wolfgang Kainz, and Niels Kuster, Bioelectromagnetics, Volume 4, Issue 7, October 2019, pp. 458–471, online 08 August 2019; doi: 10.1002/bem.22206

 
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25/07/2019

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Launch of SPARC Portal at ISAN 2019

IT'IS will be at ISAN 2019 to demonstrate a very first version of our o2S2PARC platform via the newly established “SPARC Portal”.

 
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22/07/2019

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Efficient and Reliable Assessment of the Maximum Local Tissue Temperature Increase at the Electrodes of Medical Implants under MRI Exposure

Aiping Yao, Earl Zastrow, Esra Neufeld, and Niels Kuster, Bioelectromagnetics, Volume 40, Issue 6, September 2019, pp. 422–433, online 19 July 2019; doi: 10.1002/bem.22208

 
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02/07/2019

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Z43 Expands into New Quarters: Moving to the Frontline!

Z43 is expanding into beautiful new quarters at Ankerstrasse / Kräuelgasse, which include some much-needed meeting spaces. The new workplace, the former headquarters of Fabric Frontline, was inaugurated July 1 with an "Info Day" presentation in the "Salon", followed by an Apéro.

 
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02/07/2019

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Response to Professor Foster’s Comments on Systematic Derivation of Safety Limits for Time-Varying 5G Radiofrequency Exposure Based on Analytical Models and Thermal Dose

Esra Neufeld and Niels Kuster, Health Physics, Volume 117, Issue 1, July 2019, pp. 70–71, online 10 June 2019; doi:10.1097/HP.0000000000001091

 
AWARDS

28/06/2019

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Ilaria Liorni Wins Young Scientist Award at BioEM2019!

Ilaria Liorni was the winner of the BioEM2019 Arthur Pilla Young Scientist Award for her presentation entitled "Physics-based closed coupling factors for evaluating exposures to gradient magnetic fields".

 
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26/06/2019

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Release of Neuro-Functionalized Male ViP Model Jeduk V4.0

Only six months after the release of Yoon-sun V4.0, IT’IS introduces its male counterpart, neuro-functionalized Virtual Population model Jeduk V4.0.

 
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24/06/2019

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IT'IS at the 10974 Joint Working Group in Nancy

The ISO 10974 Joint Working Group (JWG) met from June 19 – 21, 2019 to discuss safety aspects of the electromagnetic compatibility of active implants during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exposures.

 
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