Highlights

  • Register now for an extended workshop on In Silico Oncology

    Partner project CHIC is organizing a Summer School on Septrmber 7-9, 2015, at Dagstuhl Castle, Wadern, Germany. More information can be found on the following links:
    Announcement on CHIC project website:http://chic-vph.eu/summer-school/
    Summer School Flyer: CHIC_Summer_School_Flyer.pdf


  • On 3-4 November 2014, the 6th International Advanced Research Workshop on  In Silico Oncology and Cancer Investigation — The CHIC Project Workshop, hosted by partner ICCS, took place in Athens Greece. Prof. Dr. Norbert Graf presented a paper describing the analysis of the MyHealthAvatar Survey . Information about the workshop can be found in the following link:
    http://6th-iarwisoci.iccs.ntua.gr

  • Partner Larkbio participated in Medicine 2.0, the annual open, international conference on Web 2.0 applications in health and medicine, also known as the World Congress on Social Networking and Web 2.0 Applications in Medicine, Health, Health Care, and Biomedical Research, which took place on 9-10 October 2014 at Sol Príncipe – Torremolinos, Spain. The MyHealthAvatar project was presented through a paper, the abstract of which is available on the website of the conference: http://www.medicine20congress.com/ocs/index.php/med/med2014b/paper/view/2757 and a poster presentation by Ziggy Kovacs. The congress was organized and co-sponsored by the Journal of Medical Internet Research, the International Medical Informatics Association, the Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, CHIRAD, and a number of other sponsoring organizations. Its programme can be seen on the following website:
    http://www.medicine20congress.com/ocs/index.php/med/med2014b/schedConf/program

  • Partner FORTH participated in the International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2014), held in Atlanta, USA on 27-29 October 2014, where a paper was presented describing relevant work to MyHealthAvatar. Conference programme can be found at: http://2014.erconference.org/conference-program

  • Partner Larkbio participated in Danube Scientific Conference, which took place on 19-21 November 2014 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary. The MyHealthAvatar project was presented at partner Larkbio’s exhibition place by Dr. Zsuzsanna Maros—Szabo. Information about the conference can be found at the following link: http://danube-epigenetics.weebly.com

  • Partner LUH’s team gave a speech at the “Nacht, die Wissen schafft”  (“A Night Out With Science in Scientific November”) on 22 November 2014 to present the legal work done by LUH in the European medical research projects to the public. Team members focused on MyHealthAvatar as this project clearly demonstrates the different ethical and legal requirements one has to consider. The MHA promotion video was shown and pamphlets were distributed. Moreover, the audience had the possibility to ask questions and to discuss legal and ethical issues.

  • MHA Partners BED, FORTH and USAAR joined forces during the 13th IEEE International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering (IEEE BIBE 2013, Chania, Greece, November 10-13, 2013) to organize a special session entitled “The Digital Patient concept: Vision and Early Demonstrations”, highly relevant to MyHealthAvatar objectives. The Special Session built on experiences as well as technological and scientific developments stemming from FP7 framework EU-funded projects and aimed at bringing together researchers working in the fields of infrastructures and technologies for integrative biomedical research, ICT for predictive and translational medicine and the VPH at large. More information is available on the following link:
    http://medlab.cc.uoi.gr/bibe2013/paper_files/Special_Session_4.pdf

  • Partner FORTH organized the clustering event “Ambient Intelligence Advanced Technologies in Support of Healthcare and Assisted Living”, held at the Foundation for Research & Technology-Hellas, in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, on 26-27th September, 2013. The aim of the clustering event was to bring together European projects for demonstrations, presentations of innovative solutions, and discussions of potential synergies and cooperation.

  • Partner ICCS will organize the workshop “Multiscale modelling of cancer” at the 3rd Virtual Physiological Human Conference 2014, which will be held on September 9-12, 2014 at Trondheim, Norway. The programme of the conference, in which the workshop is included, is available on the following link:
    link: http://www.ntnu.edu/vph2014/programme

  • “Health avatars – your lifetime companion” in iSGTW
    http://www.isgtw.org/feature/health-avatars-%E2%80%94-your-lifetime-companion

  • USAAR has elaborated and published in collaboration with Unit H1, European Commission, DG CONNECT, a news release entitled “Survey Shows Interest in Health Avatar”. This news article has been published in the Digital Agenda for Europe website and has been featured in the European Commission eHealth newsletter. Additionally, the survey has been published and disseminated in the frames of eHealthNews.eu, eHealthServer.com and PharmaNews.eu projects.
    Web links:
    http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/dae/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=13590
    http://www.ehealthnews.eu/research/3777-survey-shows-interest-in-health-avatar

    http://www.ehealthserver.com/research-development/1464-survey-shows-interest-in-health-avatar

  • “MyHealthAvatar to Reshape the Future of Healthcare”:
    http://www.pharmanews.eu/research-and-development/1263-myhealthavatar-to-reshape-the-future-of-healthcare.
    http://www.ehealthnews.eu/research/3481-myhealthavatar-to-reshape-the-future-of-healthcare
    http://www.ehealthserver.com/research-development/1333-myhealthavatar-to-reshape-the-future-of-healthcare

  • Article about MHA project on Hungarian online health portal:
    http://www.webbeteg.hu/cikkek/egeszseges/14693/egeszsegunkkel-kapcsolatos-informaciok
    (in Hungarian)