• Digitalization of medical images in Catalonia

    The VPH Institute member, Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality (CAHIAQ) belongs to the Catalan Ministry of Health and is the entity responsible for the promotion and the management of the digitalization of all the medical images. This project is coordinated through a specific unit and started in 2008.
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  • Read the THROMBUS Newsletter

    THROMBUS "A quantitative model of thrombosis in intracranial aneurysms", is a collaborative VPH project funded by the European Commission in the Seventh Framework Programme in biomedical research field. The Project, started on February 1st 2011, is now at Mid-term.
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  • VPH presented at the SIAM Life Sciences Conference in San Diego

    The VPH ambassador, Prof Peter Hunter, gave a presentation on the "Computational Physiology and the VPH/Physiome Project" at the SIAM Life Sciences Conference recently held in San Diego (Aug 7th/10th, 2012)
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  • ... soon the bunnies will be smiling again!

    The NewStatesman dedicate an article on the Virtual Physiological Human, explaining in layman's terms how computer simulations will not only reduce the need to test drugs on animals (and poor bunnies), but will be able to create realistic simulations of human organs and tissues that will open to door to the most revolutionary applications!
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  • eHealth Action Plan 2012-2020 not yet published

    The eHealth Action Plan due to be published at the end of October 2012 has been delayed. On 06 November 2012 Commissioner for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes announced that the plan would instead be published “before the end of this year.”
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  • European Parliament workshop on non-animal testing

    On 10 October 2012, members of the VPH Policy Affairs Working Group (PAWG) attended a Workshop in the European Parliament entitled “Advancing Safety Science and Health Research under Horizon 2020 with Innovative, Non-Animal Tools”.
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