Search Tag: multiple sclerosis

Executive Health Management

Know more, treat better

2019 22 May

Affidea applies ground-breaking AI technology on Brain MRI examinations for people with Multiple Sclerosis   Affidea has entered into a partnership with icometrix, a data science company that develops Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions for healthcare, to standardise and improve the care of patients with neurological disorders. The official... Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised Medicine: The road ahead

2019 22 May

How can healthcare accelerate the implementation of the science?   Where is Personalised Medicine (PM) already improving the lives of patients and what is needed to make it the standard of care across multiple conditions?     What’s your brief at the PMC?   I have a science and genetics background and bring scientific... Read more

IMAGING Management

BREAKING NEWS: MRI measures brain function in milliseconds

2019 17 Apr

MRI elastography: ground-breaking new way to see extremely fast neuronal activity in the brain It is magnificent how fast the human brain operates. In a fraction of a second our  neurons are activated, creating thoughts and reactions to stimuli. The speed at which radiologists can non-invasively  follow brain function using  MRI , however, is... Read more

IT Management

Affidea announces first AI partnership with icometrix to improve care for MS patients

2019 01 Mar

Affidea and icometrix have today announced a strategic partnership to streamline and improve the care of patients with neurological disorders in Europe, with the rollout of a new AI tool for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).   As the leading European provider of advanced diagnostic imaging services, Affidea is starting the collaboration... Read more

Cardiology Management

AFT neuro diseases latest findings

2019 06 Feb

Which is the horse and which is the jockey?  Let us share some interesting study findings and aspects on the relation of autonomic function and neurological disorders: Neurological diseases are very often associated with autonomic dysfunction – or the other way round? Migraine, Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson’s Disease are only a few... Read more

IMAGING Management

MRI technique helps detect multiple sclerosis disability risk

2018 25 Jul

Researchers have tested a new MRI technique, called quantitative susceptibility mapping (QSM), to track iron levels in the brains of multiple sclerosis patients. They found that brain iron levels can help identify those at a higher risk for developing physical disability, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology.  Multiple... Read more

IMAGING Management

Siemens Healthineers & Biogen Plans to Jointly Develop New MRI Tools for Multiple Sclerosis

2017 17 Jan

Project will explore quantitative MRI metrics for more informed treatment decision making   Siemens Healthineers and Biogen has announced that the companies plan to jointly develop magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) applications with the intent of quantifying key markers of multiple sclerosis (MS) disease activity and progression. Biogen... Read more

Health Management

European Society of Neuroradiology

2014 08 Nov

As the newly installed President of the European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR), what are your goals for your term of office? The ESNR is a professional society with more than 3,000 members. A strategic plan and mission for the ESNR was initiated a few years ago. Under my presidency we will expand, improve and update this concept. The ESNR will continue... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Breakthrough Drug Candidate For Relapsing MS

2014 25 Sep

A new drug candidate, RPC1063, has shown promising results for relapsing multiple sclerosis. The drug was first discovered at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and then synthesised and further developed in the laboratories of Scripps California by Professor Ed Roberts and Professor Hugh Rosen. Rosen was a key scientist behind the discovery and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Wii-Balancing Board For Multiple Sclerosis Patients

2014 26 Aug

According to new research published online in the journal Radiology, the Nintendo Wii Balance Board system can help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce their risk of accidental falls. MRI scans reveal that the balance board system induces favourable changes in brain connections associated with balance and movement. MS is a disease of the central... Read more