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2019
23 FEB

Are all cancer cells the same?

DTU Health Tech research featured at Videnskab.dk / ScienceNordic.

Cells Genes and genomes Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology
2018
13 NOV

Medical attention around the clock

A new project will revolutionise monitoring of hospitalised patients at special risk, thus reducing the incidence of complications and deaths. 

Medicine and medico technology Electrotechnology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
19 JUN

Best Trainee Presentation at ISMRM 2018

PhD student Rie Beck Hansen has won 1st prize for best trainee presentation in the hyperpolarization category at ISMRM 2018 conference.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Image analysis Computer calculations Data analysis Electromagnetism
06 JUN

Magnetic contrast agent behind clear MRI images

The Danish National Research Foundation Center for Hyperpolarization in Magnetic Resonance, HYPERMAG, at DTU  conducts research into technologies that can reveal...

Micro and nanotechnology Magnets Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
17 MAY

InstaPatch receives 5.6M DKK in funding from Independent Research Fund Denmark

The CACHET PhD project InstaPatch  has received funding from Independent Research Fund Denmark . This funding will be used to further expand the project with an additional...

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Micro and nanotechnology
09 MAY

Anne Ladegaard Skov appointed professor

Head of the Danish Polymer Centre (DPC), Anne Ladegaard Skov, has been appointed professor in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering: Polymer Technology at DTU Chemical...

Polymers Hospital layout and design Medical equipment and systems Robot technology and automation
15 JAN

New interdisciplinary project supported by the Novo Nordisk Foundation

Novo Nordisk Foundation awards 15 mio DKK for an interdisciplinary synergy project on "hidden" hearing loss.

Electrotechnology Information technology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
2017
19 DEC

Electronic monitoring of heart rhythm can prevent strokes

A simple method for electronically monitoring patient heart rhythm can improve the treatment of heart rhythm disorders and prevent strokes.

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
29 NOV

Grant for Research in Cardiac Ultrasound Imaging

Researcher at Center for Fast Ultrasound Imaging receives grant for his research in cardiac ultrasound imaging

Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
03 NOV

Hearing Systems Presentation Day

Friday, October 27 th , Hearing Systems invited collaboration partners, colleagues and alumni for the annual Presentation Day to give an overview of the activities in...

Electrotechnology Physiological modelling Medical equipment and systems Artificial organs Health and diseases Computer calculations Information technology
19 OCT

Biomedical Engineering Students awarded 1st Prize for research in Parkinson's...

At this year's national congress, The Danish Society for Biomedical Engineering awarded students, Aske Bluhme Klok and Joakim Edin, from DTU/KU, 1st prize for the presentation...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Electrotechnology
18 OCT

Volunteers' day

Like last year, the Hearing Systems’ researchers invited all the people that have participated in their experiments this year. The event which took place on October 10...

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Information technology Computer calculations
18 OCT

Alarm gives epileptics peace of mind

Doctors and scientists have joined forces with a commercial enterprise to develop an alarm that makes life easier for patients and their relatives.

Electronics Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
11 OCT

HRH Crown Prince Frederik and HRH Crown Princess Mary on Playware Moto Tiles

During the current royal visit to Japan, on Wednesday 11 Oct, HRH Crown Prince Frederik and HRH Crown Princess Mary, had the chance to engage in playful interaction with...

Electronics Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
20 SEP

Non-invasive monitoring of response to treatment in cancer patients - Molecular...

23 November 2017 Professor Jan Henrik Ardenkjær-Larsen will give a talk to DTU alumni together with collaboration partner Professor, MD Andreas Kjær from Copenhagen University...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
08 SEP

ISAAR 2017‘Adaptive Processes in Hearing’

Nearly two hundred professional researchers, scientists, and PhD students from all over the world travelled to Nyborg, Denmark in order to participate in the sixth International...

Electrotechnology Information technology Medicine and medico technology Physiological modelling Medical equipment and systems
09 JUN

H. C. Ørsted COFUND - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoc Fellowship

Postdoc Andrea Capozzi has received a H. C. Ørsted COFUND fellowship grant.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
30 MAR

PhD student at Center for Fast Ultrasound Imaging wins New Investigator Award...

Congratulations to Tommaso di Ianni, who has won The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine's New Investigator Award 2017 for his presentation "Quantitative vector...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
23 FEB

EliteForsk 2017 travel grant to HYPERMAG PhD student

HYPERMAG PhD student Rie Beck Hansen  is awarded an EliteForsk travel grant of DKK 200,000 at the Danish Elite Research Initiative (EliteForsk) Conference on 23 February...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
08 FEB

Robot to ensure oxygen supply to COPD patients

Innovation Fund Denmark has just granted DKK 7 million for the further development of a new robot that will ensure COPD patients of the right amount of oxygen. DTU sees...

Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
08 FEB

Oxygen under pressure increases effect of antimicrobial agents

New research from DTU will extend the life expectancy of chronic patients with cystic fibrosis, and delay the need to replace artificial hips and knees.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
03 FEB

Millions for research into the treatment of heart patients and psychiatric and...

Innovation Fund Denmark has granted DKK 27 million to two major health-promoting projects carried out at the  Copenhagen Center for Health Technology, CACHET...

Data analysis Computer calculations IT systems Software and programming Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Mathematics
26 JAN

Millions for research into antibiotic resistance and better drugs

In a press release issued today, the Novo Nordisk Foundation reveals that it is grating a total of DKK 300 million (EUR 40 million) to five ambitious research projects...

Cells Synthetic biology Genes and genomes Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
02 JAN

Cancer research at DTU

A joint cancer research project at DTU, Rigshospitalet, and Bispebjerg Hospital has received 90,000 DKK for equipment from The A.P. Møller Foundation for the Advancement...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
2016
14 DEC

PhD thesis successfully defended by Kasper Lipsø

On 13 December 2016 Kasper Lipsø successfully defended his PhD thesis A novel MR contrast agent for angiography and perfusion: Hyperpolarized Water.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
07 DEC

Design preamplifiers for MRI with PhD Daniel Højrup Johansen

How do you design preamplifiers for MRI?

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
Poster session
11 NOV

Hearing Systems Presentation Day

Friday, November 4 th , Hearing Systems invited collaboration partners, colleagues and alumni for this year’s Presentation Day to give an overview of the activities in...

Electrotechnology Physiological modelling Medical equipment and systems Artificial organs Health and diseases Computer calculations Information technology
31 OCT

PhD defence by Kasper Wigh Lipsø on 13 December

PhD student Kasper Wigh Lipsø will defend his PhD thesis A novel MR contrast agent for angiography and perfusion: Hyperpolarized Water .

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
03 OCT

Several awards to Medicine & Technology students at the Danish Biomedical Society...

At the Danish Biomedical Society's Annual Congress 2016, taking place from  20 to 22 September, several students in Medicine & Technology were presented with awards for...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
05 SEP

External research stay at KAIST

PhD student Cristina Paquinelli has left Center for Magnetic Resonance for a one-year external research stay at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in Daejeon...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
29 AUG

HYPERMAG on DNP Summer School 2016

DNP researchers from all around the world gathered as HYPERMAG Center Leader Jan Ardenkjær-Larsen and team members Ronja Malinowski, Christian Kjeldsen, Andreas Boeg...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
29 AUG

Celebration of the Volunteers

On Friday August 26 Hearing Systems’ researchers had invited all the people that have participated in their experiments this year. The event gave the researchers the opportunity...

Electrotechnology Information technology Computer calculations Hearing aids Artificial organs Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
31 MAY

Portable ultrasound scanners to enable fast diagnosing

In the future, ultrasound scanners will be small and portable, so that patients can be scanned any place and any time. This is the objective of a comprehensive high tech...

Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
31 MAY

Engineers and doctors develop new healthcare technologies

New healthcare technologies are needed to prevent, diagnose and treat the increasing number of cases of disease associated with increases in life expectancies. And this...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Micro and nanotechnology Optics Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Hospital layout and design Health and diseases Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship
31 MAY

Openness is gold

It was a perfect match when Associate Professor Winnie E. Svendsen met Dan Høgdall, a doctor. Together they developed a chip for diagnosing early-stage cancers. In January...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Nanomedicine Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
31 MAY

Doctors and engineers develop better cancer treatment

DTU and Frederiksberg Hospital are heading a European research project, where engineers and doctors develop new instruments for detecting bladder cancer.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
25 MAY

Visiting PhD student at Hearing Systems

As a part of her project Jana Müller, PhD student from the University of Oldenburg, Germany, will be joining the Hearing Systems’ research group for two months

Electrotechnology Information technology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
08 APR

Researchers getting together at Eriksholm Research Centre

On Tuesday April 5th, Hearing Systems researchers went on an excursion to Eriksholm Research Centre to meet with the researchers from the centre.

Electrotechnology Information technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
05 APR

New method for studying cancer cells

Cancer cell growth and proliferation are closely related to the mechanical properties of the cells. Researchers from DTU, Pavia University, and CNR Milano have developed...

Physics Micro and nanotechnology Optics Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
11 MAR

No need to lie still in the scanner of the future

Senior Researcher Oline Vinter Olesen is working on transforming a seven-year-old idea into a business, backed by DTU, Harvard, and Rigshospitalet.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Hardware and components Image analysis
20 FEB

Open PhD position for development of measurement methods for Hyperpolarized Magnetic...

A PhD position for developing accelerated hyperpolarized magnetic resonance sequences and image reconstruction is announced with application deadline March 4th, 2016.

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
05 FEB

PhD Defence by Mads Andersen

Towards Motion-Insensitive Magnetic Resonance Imaging Using Dynamic Field Measurements

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
26 JAN

Engineers refine doctors’ tools

Sleep is the brain’s way of spring cleaning—and effectively removing toxins. During deep sleep, the body is normally completely at rest and unreactive to the brain’s signals...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Data analysis Electronics
26 JAN

Colour research

There is increasing evidence to suggest that a particular sleep disorder producing abnormal movements during dream sleep may be an early marker for Parkinson’s disease...

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Data analysis Electronics
2015
07 DEC

New issue of Technologist is out now

Our own Danish astronaut, Andreas Mogensen, occupies the front cover of the new issue of Technologist, DTU's international magazine, which this time takes a closer look...

Electrotechnology Robot technology and automation Electronics Electrical engineering Optics Sensors Medical equipment and systems Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development Space research Astrophysics Space technology and instruments
30 OCT

Erasmus Mundus Network celebrating BRAMS anniversary

On October 21th-23th, several Hearing Systems researchers went to Quebec, CA, to celebrate the tenth anniversary symposium of the international laboratory for Brain, Music...

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Electrotechnology
29 OCT

“Indispensable entrepreneurs”

Drug delivery is all about getting the active substance in medicine to target the right place in the body at the right time. American researcher and business founder...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Entrepreneurship Innovation and product development
23 OCT

Sophisticated sound laboratory provides new knowledge about hearing

Today Friday October 23th, the News Magazine ‘Ingeniøren’ brings an article about the new Audio-Visual-Immersion-Lab at Hearing Systems.

Electrotechnology Sound Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems Artificial organs Health and diseases
20 OCT

Health Technology in the hands of citizens

The Danish National Health Service is under pressure, with increasing numbers of elderly suffering from chronic disorders and a growing demand for healthcare services...

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
29 SEP

New DTU Elektro group

DTU Elektro has spun out a new group, Center for Magnetic Resonance (CMR) headed by Professor Jan Henrik Ardenkjær-Larsen. Faculty members are Associate Professors Lars...

Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes
09 SEP

ISAAR 2015 'Individual hearing loss'

Two hundred professional researchers, scientists, and PhD students from all over the world travelled to Nyborg, Denmark in order to participate in the fifth International...

Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
03 SEP

Professor Andrew G. Webb gives talk on new MRI techniques for high field clinical...

Professor Andrew G. Webb, Director of the C. J. Gorter Center for High-Field MRI, Leiden University Medical Center, will be visiting Center for Hyperpolarization in Magnetic...

Electromagnetism Medical equipment and systems
17 JUL

Invited talk at 5th International DNP Symposium

  HYPERMAG Center Leader Jan Ardenkjær-Larsen has been invited to give a lecture at the 5th International DNP Symposium and COST Action EuroHyperPol final meeting...

Medicine and medico technology Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes Medical equipment and systems
13 JUL

Open position - PhD scholarship in Development of DNP-NMR Methods for the Real...

The Department of Chemistry invites applicants for a 3-year PhD position. In chemistry, the current description of mechanistic details of many chemical reactions...

Electrochemistry Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes Medical equipment and systems Catalysis
09 JUL

MRI Simulation Course attracted 43 participants

Lars G. Hanson from DTU Biomedical Engineering/DRCMR co-organized the ESMRMB course "MRI simulation for sequence development, protocol optimization, and education"

Medicine and medico technology Physiological modelling Medical equipment and systems Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes Health and diseases
01 JUL

Lab opening

More than a hundred people filled the new buildings on Friday, June 26, at the opening of the Hearing Systems laboratories, DTU Elektro. After the speeches, everybody...

Electrotechnology Information technology Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
22 JUN

Master thesis defence by Sotirios Sarros on 9th July 2015: Development of Benchtop...

Sotirios Sarros will be defending his master thesis on Development of Benchtop NMR Spectrometer on Thursday, 9th July 2015, hrs. 15-17 at Building 349, room 205. ...

Medical equipment and systems Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes
15 JUN

Summer school on Nuclear Spin Hyperpolarization Techniques on 21st – 25th June...

Professor Jan Ardenkjaer-Larsen will be giving a lecture on Dissolution-DNP: Instrumentation at the upcoming EU-COST Summer School on Nuclear Spin Hyperpolarization...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Radioactive pharmaceuticals and isotopes
01 JUN

Renovation and new labs for CoE HyperMag

The HyperMag group has relocated to building 375, while our floor of building 349 is being renovated.   Our HyperLab will be upgraded and supplemented with a cell...

Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
04 MAY

Hearing researchers reaching new audiences

The Hard of Hearing Association, a Business Academy in Southern Denmark with around 100 students and a Rehabilitation Centre in Roskilde with audience from hospitals...

Physiological modelling Artificial organs Medical equipment and systems Electrotechnology Computer calculations
25 MAR

Four awards for researchers from Hearing Systems

Last week, nine researchers from the Hearing Systems group, DTU Elektro, participated at the annual meeting (DAGA) of the German Acoustical Society, which took place in...

Electrotechnology Physiological modelling Medical equipment and systems
09 MAR

Visiting PhD students at Hearing Systems

The Hearing Systems group has got two new visiting PhD students: Rachel Bou Serhal from Université de Quebec, Montréal in Canada and Arturo Moncada-Torres from KU Leuven...

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Physiological modelling
21 JAN

Speech in Noise workshop in Copenhagen

On January 8 and 9, the 7th Speech in Noise Workshop (SpiN) was held in Kosmopol Copenhagen, organized by the Hearing Systems group in cooperation with Gaston Hilkhuysen...

Information technology Computer calculations Physiological modelling Medical equipment and systems
2014
16 DEC

Quantum mechanical shortcut to new medicine

The dream of being able to predict whether medicine works and its potential side effects—even before you start producing the drug—lives again. This is the potential for...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Medical equipment and systems
27 NOV

Upcoming event - Speech in Noise Workshop

The submission for the 7th workshop in Speech in Noise is now open.

Medical equipment and systems Electrotechnology Sound
19 NOV

Center for Playware at Technology for Welfare Event

The Center for Playware exhibits Playware research at Rudersdal Municipality's Technology for Welfare Event

Medicine and medico technology Hospital layout and design Medical equipment and systems
05 NOV

Spatial impression for individual listeners

The Hearing Systems researchers are all involved in several networks, such as EU- networks, collaboration with industrial partners, audiological clinics and also the Danish...

Sound Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
Photo by Alexandre Chabot-Leclerc CAHR-1- 24.10.24.10.14
31 OCT

Great interest for the CAHR Presentation Day

Representatives from the Hearing Aid Industry, colleagues from DTU and collaboration partners from audiological clinics came to attend the presentation day on Friday 24th...

Electrotechnology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
20 OCT

The Playware Film "With Robots in Mind" to be featured on DR2

The Playware Film "With Robots in Mind" featuring Professor Henrik Hautop Lund of DTU's Center for Playware to be shown this week on DR2

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems
06 OCT

Visit from the Initial Training Network

For two weeks the Hearing Systems group had one of the fellows from the INSPIRE network, Sara Ahmadi from Radboud University Nijmegen in Holland, as a guest researcher...

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems
24 SEP

On guest visit in York with eye-tracking facilities

As part of the European Marie Curie Initial Training Network ‘INSPIRE’, Dorothea Wendt from the Hearing Systems Group spent a week in September as a guest researcher at...

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems IT systems
19 SEP

DTU Professor awarded gold medal for his pioneering work in the field of Medical...

At the World Molecular Imaging Conference, Professor Jan Henrik Ardenkjær Larsen from The Biomedical Engineering Group at DTU Elektro, was awarded the gold medal for his...

Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology
15 SEP

PhD degree granted to Kasper Eskelund

On Friday Sepember 12, Kasper Eskelund successfully defended his PhD project Electrophysiological assessment of audiovisual integration in Speech perception.

Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Computer calculations
15 SEP

Hearing Systems represented at Danish Technical Audiological Society

The Hearing Systems group was well represented at DTAS, Danish Technical Audiological Society, when they held their annual meeting Friday 12th - Saturday 13th September...

Sound Electrotechnology Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
22 AUG

IHCON 2014

The Hearing Systems group was well represented at The International Hearing Aid Research Conference (IHCON) 2014 that was held in Lake Tahoe, California on August 13-17...

Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Hearing aids
25 JUN

Topping out ceremony for new laboratories

The architects, the contractors, the Director of DTU and the Head of Campus Service, the CEO, the construction workers as well as the researchers from the Hearing Systems...

Construction and mechanics Electrotechnology Sound Medical equipment and systems
24 JUN

The Center for Playware hosts 27 International Journalists interested in Playware...

Journalists from international media services such as WIRED, Spiegel, ARTE, ZDF, Il Sole 24 Ore, visited the Center for Playware on the 24th of June

Medical equipment and systems Medicine and medico technology Health and diseases
24 JUN

Researchers mapping your route from illness to illness

Researchers from Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and the University of Copenhagen (KU) have followed six million Danes for 15 years through patient and disease registers...

Data analysis Biological systems Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Enzymes and proteins
19 JUN

Visiting student from MIT

As part of the Erasmus Mundus fellowship program Golbarg Mehraei, PhD student from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, will be joining the Hearing Systems’ research...

Medical equipment and systems Hearing aids Electrotechnology
18 JUN

Playware Keynote at World Conference on Gerontechnology

Professor Henrik Hautop Lund will give the keynote talk “Playful Rehabilitation with Playware for Older Adults” at the 9 th World Conference on Gerontechnology (ISG 2014...

Robot technology and automation Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
13 JUN

Ville Pulkki visits Hearing Systems

During the next month Professor Ville Pulkki from Aalto University, Finland, is visiting the Hearing Systems group. During his stay Ville Pulkki will give talks about spatial...

Sound Medical equipment and systems
14 MAY

Collaboration strengthens hearing research

In March, Professor Torsten Dau received Brinch’s honorary award for his hearing research at the highest international level. His is currently engaged in giving DTU’s research...

Hearing aids Medical equipment and systems
07 MAY

EU network meeting in Leipzig

The Hearing Systems Group was represented by several members at the kick-off meeting of the Erasmus Mundus Student Exchange Network in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience...

Medical equipment and systems