New Press Release of AOT AG_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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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....

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.

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...

MIRACLE on the Future Health 2020

On January 28, the MIRACLE project was present on the Future Health 2020 organised by the Handelskammer beider Basel. About 350 decision-makers had the opportunity to experience the SpectoVR system as developed by the Planning & Navigation...
Eccellenza Grant for Dr. Mathieu Sarracanie" on page

Eccellenza Grant for Dr. Mathieu Sarracanie

Dr. Mathieu Sarracanie has attracted an Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship Grant from the SNSF with his project “Acute Stroke MRI Exploiting the Physics of Low-field Regimes”.
This special apparatus prepares the exhaled breath so that a mass spectrometry device can distinguish minimal traces of substances. (Image: UKBB)

Breathing air reveals diseases.

A person’s exhalation reveals their personal metabolic profile. Researchers at the University Children’s Hospital Basel (UKBB) are investigating how this information can be used to diagnose and monitor particular illnesses.

Showroom of Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area

On Thursday 26 the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area has opened its new Showroom at Gewerbestrasse 12 in Allschwil. The DBE is very nicely represented in the new venue. For a visit please get in touch with a representative of the DBE...
DBE Research Day 2019

Collaborative Inspiration: The 5th DBE Research Day

On August 28th the DBE celebrated its 5th Research Day. 15 talks, 8 speed pitches and a large poster session were attended by over 150 visitors.
Research Day 2019

5th Research Day 2019

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (DBE) at the University of Basel warmly invites you to the 5th DBE Research Day! The DBE bridges the gap between natural science and medicine in order to improve procedures and technologies for...

First-In-Man Clinical Use of the CARLO® Device from AOT at the University Hospital Basel

AOT AG Announces First-In-Man Clinical Use of the CARLO® Device at the University Hospital Basel, Performing the First Robotic Bone-Cut with a Laser Worldwide.
Article of the AMT lab in the Swiss Research Magazine Horizons

Article of the AMT lab in the Swiss Research Magazine Horizons

Tech downgrades can make MRI applications cheaper and more flexible
SpectoVR Militärkongress

SpectoVR at the 43rd ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine 2019

As part of the 43rd ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine 2019, more than 2000 physicians from all over the world were able to experience the use of the groundbreaking 3D software SpectoVR, developed by the MIRACLE team under the...

Temperature taking – on a tiny scale.

Minute changes in temperature can be used to analyze the growth of bacteria. This technique, known as microcalorimetry, is being applied in various innovative ways by Basel University researchers to aid the development of medical implants,...