Euresearch

Horizon Europe Programme 2021 focuses on “Health”

Euresearch and the Grants Office at University of Basel offer an info event on the forthcoming “Health Cluster” in the new European Research and Innovation Programm Horizon Europe. The aim of this event is to inform participants from...
TOFI® Trainer

Töpper wins Science Slam Award 2020 at the Swiss Medtech Day

The audience of the Swiss Medtech Day voted Tino Töpper Science Slammer of the year 2020 for the presentation of Bottmedical’s R&D project «Tongue fitness training for sleep & speech therapy».
Picture: R. Wendler

Rauter associate member of NCCR Robotics, chair of IFToMM Switzerland

Georg Rauter is now associate member of the National Centre of Competence in Research Robotics. Further, he is designated chair for the membership organization Switzerland of the International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and...
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An almost normal 6th DBE Research Day!

This year’s Research Day of the Department of Biomedical Engineering took place on 8 Sept at the ›Zentrum für Lehre und Forschung‹ of the University Hospital Basel. More participants than ever before (about 130 physical and 60 virtual)...
Universität Basel Tissue Engineering

Research study «nose to knee» in the magazine «Akzent» of Pro Senectute

The magazine «Akzent» of Pro Senectute has published an interesting article about the latest developments from the research study «nose to knee».
3D PrintLab University of Basel

3D Print Lab in the magazine «Akzent» of Pro Senectute

The revolutionary process of 3D printing is being increasingly used at the point-of-care. A pioneer in the practical implementation is the University Hospital Basel (USB) with its interdisciplinary 3D Print Lab led by the...
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1st MD-PhD SNF Grant at the DBE

Within their "National MD-PhD Programme", the Swiss Academies of Arts and Science and the Swiss National Science Foundation are funding the PhD project of Philippe Valmaggia at CIAN. His project is the first to be funded within the National...
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Pablo Sinues recipient of the 4th SGMS Awards

The Swiss Group for Mass Spectrometry grants its 4th SGMS Awards to Pablo Sinues. The SGMS award is awarded to promising scientists working in Switzerland or promising Swiss scientists working abroad, for outstanding independent research in...
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MIRACLE II: CHF 12 million funding for cutting-edge surgical technology

The Werner Siemens Foundation is extending its funding for the “MIRACLE” project by CHF 12 million to a total of CHF 27 million.
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Low-Field MRI in Frontiers in Physics

Mathieu Sarracanie and Najat Salameh have been featured in the Rising Stars collection of Frontiers in Physics.
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AOT AG successfully completes all surgeries required for the First-In-Man clinical study of the CARLO® device for laser-assisted cutting of human bone

On June 19, 2020, the Swiss Medtech company Advanced Osteotomy Tools (AOT) successfully completed the last surgery required for the first-in-man clinical study of its proprietary CARLO® device. The aim of the study was to demonstrate the...
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1st Price SNC Nano Image Award 2020

Griffin Rodgers, Georg Schulz and Bert Müller are co-authors of an (accepted) publication in SMALL. Based on the unique µCT data, Jan Stephan Bolten from the Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Basel has produced an...
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New contrast agent enhances visualization of blood vessels

In the framework of the SNSF-funded project HR-Kidney - High Resolution 3D Functional Anatomy Database of the Kidney (153523), Bert Müller (Biomaterials Science Center) and his colleagues from the University of Zurich have developed the...
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Stübinger co-investigator in a COVID-19 project supported by BRCCH

The project "Development and Validation of a Laminar Flow Test to Detect COVID-19 immunity in Saliva" will receive proof-of-concept funding within the Fast-Track-Program of the Botnar Research Centre for Child Health.
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Nature: SpectoVR in Ophtalmology

A (featured) synopsis of the history of ophtalmological imaging in "Nature" addresses a cooperation between Philippe Cattin, Peter Maloca (University of Basel/Moorfields Eye Hospital London) and Adnan Tufail (Moorfields Eye Hospital...
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1st Price in SNSF Scientific Image Competition

Peter von Niederhäusern, together with Carlo Seppi and Reinhard Wendler from the DBE and Guillaume Nicolas from the University Hospital Basel, has won the first prize in the SNSF Scientific Image Competition. The winning entry is called...
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Article: Re-Envisioning Low-Field MRI

Najat Salameh and Mathieu Sarracanie of the AMT Center have published a fascinating article in the MAGNETOM Flash magazine No. 76/2020. In it, they outline their project of opening up completely new fields of application for MRI technology....
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Medical Robotics Week postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

The Medical Robotics Week and MESROB 2020 will be postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. New dates will be communicated as soon as possible.
Bottmedical Innosuisse

Innosuisse Grant for Bottmedical AG

Bottmedical AG, a spin-off co-founded by DBE researchers Bert Müller, Tino Töpper and Bekim Osmani, attracted an Innosuisse Grant, with which they will develop an interactive tongue trainer and test them in a pilot clinical trial.
First Master in Biomedical Engineering

First Master in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Basel

After 3 semesters and a few weeks we are very proud to see the first Master student finishing the Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering of the University of Basel: On February 24, 2020 Celine Berger accomplished her Master of Science...