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VIRTUAL POPULATION

Feb 1, 2022

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Visible Human Overhaul: Release of Male ViP Model Eddie cV3-1

After being on the shelf for almost 20 years, IT’IS is proud to bring the Visible Human male model to new life in superior quality and consistent with other Virtual Population (ViP) models: the male anatomical phantom Eddie cV3-1!

 
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Jan 10, 2022

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Hyperthermia: A Potential Game-Changer in the Management of Cancers in Low-Middle-Income Group Countries

Niloy R. Datta, Bharati M. Jain, Zatin Mathi, Sneha Datta, Satyendra Johari, Ashok R. Singh, Pallavi Kalbande, Pournima Kale, Vitaladevuni Shivkumar, and Stephan Bodis, Cancers 2022, Volume 14, Issue 2, Article No. 315, online 9 January 2022; doi: 10.3390/cancers14020315

 
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Dec 3, 2021

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Launch of TI Solutions Early Adopter Program

IT’IS joins forces with TI Solutions AG to establish an Early Adopter Program to advance temporal interference stimulation technology

 
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Nov 23, 2021

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Intercomparison of Calculated Incident Power Density and Temperature Rise for Exposure From Different Antennas at 10–90 GHz

Kun Li, Yinliang Diao, Kensuke Sasaki, Alexander Prokop, Dragan Poljak, Vicko Doric, Jingtian Xi, Sachiko Kodera, Akimasa Hirata, and Walid El Hajj, IEEE Access 2021, Volume 9, pp. 151654–151666, online 13 November 2021; doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3126738

 
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Nov 5, 2021

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Estimated All-Day and Evening Whole-Brain Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields Doses, and Sleep in Preadolescents

Alba Cabré-Riera, Luuk van Wel, Ilaria Liorni, M. Elisabeth Koopman-Verhoeff, Liher Imaz, Jesús Ibarluzea, Anke Huss, Joe Wiart, Roel Vermeulen, Wout Joseph, Myles Capstick, Martine Vrijheid, Elisabeth Cardis, Martin Röösli, Marloes Eeftens, Arno Thielens, Henning Tiemeier, Mònica Guxens, Environmental Research 2021, 112291, online 29 October 2021; doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.112291

 
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Nov 2, 2021

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Radio-Frequency Exposure of the Yellow Fever Mosquito (A. aegypti) from 2 to 240 GHz

Eline De Borre, Wout Joseph, Reza Aminzadeh, Pie Müller, Matthieu Boone, Iván Josipovic, Sina Hashemizadeh, Niels Kuster, Sven Kühn, and Arno Thielens, PLOS Computational Biology 2021, Volume 17, Issue 10, Article Number e1009460, online 28 October 2021; doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1009460

 
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Oct 26, 2021

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On the Dielectric Measurement of Thin Layers Using Open-Ended Coaxial Probes

Arya Fallahi, Sina Hashemizadeh, and Niels Kuster, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Volume 70, Article number: 3123257, online 26 October 2021; doi: 10.1109/TIM.2021.3123257

 
AWARDS

Oct 8, 2021

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Young Investigator Best Abstract Award at ICHO2021

The Young Investigator Best Abstract Award at ICHO2021 was given to IT'IS PhD student Redi Poni.

 
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Oct 4, 2021

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ESHO Benchmarks for Computational Modeling and Optimization in Hyperthermia Therapy

Margarethus M. Paulides, Dario B. Rodrigues, Gennaro G. Bellizzi, Kemal Sumser, Sergio Curto, Esra Neufeld, Hazael Montanaro, H. Petra Kok, and Hana Dobsicek Trefna, International Journal of Hyperthermia 2021, Volume 38, Issue 1, pp. 1425–1442, online 28 September 2021; doi:10.1080/02656736.2021.1979254

 
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Oct 1, 2021

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Student Platform Award at BioEM2021

IT'IS PhD student Redi Poni was awarded a student platform award for excellence in his online presentation at BioEM2021

 
PUBLICATIONS

Sep 17, 2021

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Temperature Dependence of the Microwave Dielectric Properties of γ‑Aminobutyric Acid

Jie Hou, Sisay Mebre Abie, Runar Strand-Amundsen, Yuri M. Galperin, Joakim Bergli, Christin Schuelke, Sina Hashemizadeh, and Ørjan Grøttem Martinsen, Scientific Reports 2021, Volume 11, Article Number 18082, online 10 September 2021; doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-97178-7

 
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Sep 13, 2021

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MorphoSONIC: A Morphologically Structured Intramembrane Cavitation Model Reveals Fiber-Specific Neuromodulation by Ultrasound

Théo Lemaire, Elena Vicari, Esra Neufeld, Niels Kuster, and Silvestro Micera, iScience, September 2021, Volume 24, Issue 9, Article No. 103085, online 6 September 2021; doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.103085

 
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Sep 6, 2021

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IT’IS Receives o²S²PARC Year 5 Award

IT’IS has entered its fifth year of support for establishing a unique modeling and simulation platform within the SPARC program

 
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Aug 27, 2021

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Induced Radiofrequency Fields in Patients Undergoing MR Examinations: Insights for Risk Assessment

Aiping Yao, Manuel Murbach, Tolga Goren, Earl Zastrow, Wolfgang Kainz, and Niels Kuster, Physics in Medicine and Biology, Volume 66, Article Number 185014, September 2021, online 26 August 2021; doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/ac212d

 
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Aug 11, 2021

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Transverse Confinement of Electron Beams in a 2D Optical Lattice for Compact Coherent X-Ray Sources

Arya Fallahi, Niels Kuster, and Lukas Novotny, New Journal of Physics, 23 August 2021, Volume 23, Article number: 083033, online 04 August 2021; https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/ac1a99

 
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Jul 30, 2021

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Reflection Properties of the Human Skin From 40 to 110 GHz: A Confirmation Study

Andreas Christ, Adrian Aeschbacher, Fereshteh Rouholahnejad, Theodoros Samaras, Bernadetta Tarigan, and Niels Kuster, Bioelectromagnetics, Volume 42, No. 7, pp. 562 – 574, October 2021, online 21 July 2021; doi: 10.1002/bem.22362

 
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Jul 1, 2021

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Feasibility of Temperature Control by Electrical Impedance Tomography in Hyperthermia

Redi Poni, Esra Neufeld, Myles Capstick, Stephan Bodis, Theodoros Samaras, and Niels Kuster, Cancers, Volume 13, Issue 13, Article No. 3297, online 30 June 2021; doi: 10.3390/cancers13133297

 
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Jun 30, 2021

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The SPARC DRC: Building a Resource for the Autonomic Nervous System Community

Mahyar Osanlouy, Anita Bandrowski, Bernard De Bono, David Brooks, Antonino M. Cassarà, Richard Christie, Nazanin Ebrahimi, Tom Gillespie, Jeffrey S. Grethe, Leonardo A. Guercio, Maci Heal, Mabelle Lin, Niels Kuster, Maryann E. Martone, Esra Neufeld, David Phillip Nickerson, Elias G. Soltani, Susan J. Tappan, Joost B. Wagenaar, Katie Zhuang, and Peter Hunter, Frontiers in Physiology 2021, Volume 12, 929, online 24 June 2021; https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2021.693735

 
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Jun 21, 2021

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Compliance Assessment of the Epithelial or Absorbed Power Density Below 10 GHz Using SAR Measurement Systems

Theodoros Samaras, Andreas Christ, and Niels Kuster, Bioelectromagnetics, September 2021, Volume 42, Issue 6, Pages 484–490, online 15 June 2021; https://doi.org/10.1002/bem.22355

 
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Jun 21, 2021

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In Silico Voltage-Sensitive Dye Imaging Reveals the Emergent Dynamics of Cortical Populations

Taylor H. Newton, Michael W. Reimann, Marwan Abdellah, Grigori Chevtchenko, Eilif B. Muller, and Henry Markram , Nature Communications 2021, Volume 12, 3630, online 15 June 2021; doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-23901-7

 
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Jun 10, 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, October 2021, Volume 86, Issue 4, Pages 2156–2164, online 03 June 2021; doi: 10.1002/mrm.28836

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

May 25, 2021

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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.

 
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May 7, 2021

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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

 
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Apr 30, 2021

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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

Apr 20, 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

 
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Mar 24, 2021

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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, August 2021, Volume 96, pages 177–188, online 09 March 2021; doi: 10.1016/j.apm.2021.02.036

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

Mar 16, 2021

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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.

 
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Mar 5, 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

 
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Feb 28, 2021

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Towards Blood Flow in the Virtual Human: Efficient Self-Coupling of HemeLB

J. W. S. McCullough, R. A. Richardson, A. Patronis, R. Halver, R. Marshall, M. Ruefenacht, B. J. N. Wylie, T. Odaker, M. Wiedemann, B. Lloyd, E. Neufeld, G. Sutmann, A. Skjellum, D. Kranzlmüller, and P. V. Coveney, Interface Focus, February 2021, Volume 11, 20190119, online 11 December 2020, doi: https://doi.org/10.1098/rsfs.2019.0122

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

Feb 16, 2021

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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.

 
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