Alba Gonzalez has been awarded the prestigious TCT Women in 3D Printing Innovator Award 2023 for her career developing medical devices with the use of Additive Manufacturing. This award recognises women who are at the pinnacle of their profession, leading the charge in developing, enhancing and innovating within the 3D printing and additive manufacturing world.… Continue reading Alba González, winner of the Global TCT WI3DP Innovator Award!
IGT group has participated in the development of a new technique based on medical imaging which makes it possible to non-invasively estimate the location of a tumour in the surgical position required for breast cancer surgery. Details here: https://www.uc3m.es/ss/Satellite/UC3MInstitucional/en/Detalle/Comunicacion_C/1371355682007/1371215537949/Non-invasive_localisation_of_breast_lesions_for_surgical_planning https://www.uc3m.es/ss/Satellite/UC3MInstitucional/es/Detalle/Comunicacion_C/1371355681946/1371215537949/Localizacion_no_invasiva_de_lesiones_mamarias_para_planificacion_quirurgica Read the paper here: F. Alfano et al., “Breast Tumor Localization by Prone to Supine Landmark… Continue reading Non-invasive localization of breast lesions for surgical planning
Our colleague Alba González has been invited to the radio station to speak about her project on Custom Implant Development and 3D printing with Chema García Langa, the presenter of “El Gallo que no cesa”, a radio program from the Spanish National Radio Station RNE. You can listen to the interview in here: https://www.rtve.es/play/audios/el-gallo-que-no-cesa/entrevista-24-nov-implantes-3d-personalizados-alba-gonzalez-alvarez/6743016/ The… Continue reading Alba González speaks with RNE (The National Spanish Radio Station) about Custom Implants and medical 3D printing
Our colleague Alicia Pose Díez de la Lastra has presented our most recent work on Augmented Reality at the 4th international symposium of engineering, celebrated at Universidad Vasco de Quiroga in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico. This event collects mechatronics, computational systems, and industrial and biomedical engineering knowledge from researchers from Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, the USA, and… Continue reading Participation in the 4th international symposium of engineering in Mexico
Alba González Álvarez, Conex Postdoc in BIIG-IGT, has been awarded the National Award of Design and Innovation 2022 from the Government of Spain for her career in healthcare. Congratulations Alba!
Our paper on “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions” is now published in Sensors Journal! In it, we compare the ergonomics, usability, and AR projection accuracy of both HoloLens devices. Our goal was to determine the improvements of the newest model in this clinical context. Take a look at… Continue reading Our new paper out today: “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions”
Our article “Combining Augmented Reality and 3D Printing to Improve Surgical Workflows in Orthopedic Oncology” selected as Editor’s Choice in Sensors! Cited 12 times in just one year. Find the article here: https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/21/4/1370
Alicia Pose Díez de la Lastra has received an Alliance 4 Universities award under the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility program to carry out mobility at University of Cape Town (Cape Town, South Afrika) in May 2022. During this period, she gave lectures on Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality to undergrad and graduate students. Moreover, she… Continue reading Alliance 4 Universities Award
Our team won the Best Project Award in the Medical Augmented Reality Summer School celebrated in 2021 by Balgrist Universitätsklinik, Universität Zürich, and Technische Universität München. On it, they presented an analysis of the HoloLens 2’s tracking performance with two different augmented reality markers to improve orthopedic oncological surgeries. Congratulations!
Javier Pascau was invited to the round table on “Fighting Cancer: the importance of data” in the UC3M-FENIN meeting: Encuentro UC3M-FENIN A summary of the event was published in El Español