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2019
04 JUL

Students ensure greater accuracy of scanning images

Thanks to two student projects, the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) research unit at Hvidovre Hospital will be able to receive images of the liver and brain tissue in...

Electrotechnology Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems
21 JUN

Playware wins award as Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019

The award as ‘The Most Outstanding Healthcare Innovator in the World in 2019’ was presented to Professor Henrik Hautop Lund at the gala for the 2019 at The Global Over...

Electrotechnology Medicine and medico technology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
24 APR

New Assistant Professor

Since March 15, Abigail Kressner has started a new position as Assistant Professor in the Hearing Systems Section at DTU Health Tech.

Health and diseases Medical equipment and systems Physiological modelling Information 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
09 JUL

Team of CACHET researchers reach finals in Stanford Medicine X competition

Physical activity, sleep and cognitive function: Clinical pilot study on crowd-sourced mHealth for cognitive rehabilitation

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
2014
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
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
04 MAR

DNA analysis can derail aggressive bacteria

A tough strain of bacteria adapts its DNA to suit life in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients. The bacterial genome has now been mapped, however, and this could lead...

Genes and genomes Bacteria and microorganisms Medical equipment and systems Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases Biological systems
2013
20 NOV

Researchers discover new gene implicated in asthma

Danish researchers have found a gene that makes children susceptible to developing serious asthma early in life. The discovery may impact our understanding of how and...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Genes and genomes Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases
09 OCT

10 years with CAHR - A real fairy tale

” CAHR is a story or maybe more correctly a fairy tale so wonderful that not even Hans Christian Andersen could have made it,” Head of Elektro Department Kristian Stubkjær...

Hearing aids Sound Electrotechnology Medical equipment and systems Health and diseases Information technology