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Mar 2, 2011

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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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Feb 24, 2011

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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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Feb 23, 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.

 
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Feb 2, 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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Jan 25, 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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Jan 21, 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.

 
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Dec 22, 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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Dec 20, 2010

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Sven Kühn Wins Hans-Eggenberger Prize

Sven Kühn was awarded the prestigious Hans-Eggenberger Prize for 2010 for his outstanding PhD dissertation:

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

 

 
VIRTUAL POPULATION

Dec 2, 2010

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Virtual Population News

We have started a new initiative to continually enhance and extend our human and animal models (see Virtual Population Project). We will keep you updated regularly with new developments and new downloads.

 

 
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Dec 1, 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

 
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Nov 21, 2010

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Mobile Communication - Technoscope 2010

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

 

 

 
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Nov 18, 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

Nov 16, 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

 
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Nov 15, 2010

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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

 
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Oct 18, 2010

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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

 
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Sep 20, 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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Sep 20, 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

 
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Sep 4, 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).

 
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Aug 31, 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

 
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Aug 23, 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

Jul 20, 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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Jul 1, 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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Jul 1, 2010

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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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Jun 20, 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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Jun 16, 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

May 31, 2010

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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

 
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May 22, 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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May 15, 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

 
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May 13, 2010

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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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May 7, 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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