February 5, 2018
Today, Tobias Penzkofer successfully completed his ‘ öffentlich wissenschaftlichen ‘
Vortrag as part of his habilitation about image-guided interventions
Congratulations from the entire team
January 30, 2018
A new article written by Dr. Matthias Rief et al. has been published in European Radiology. It is about DNA double strands breaks in blood lympthocytes.
Please find a link to the article below:
January 24, 2018
Yesterday, four teams from the digital health accelerator and two start-ups from the Charite medical university have participated and presented their innovative ideas and solutions .
All the ideas were based on a variety of new methods such as new algorithms, sensor technology and big data analysis.
Prof. Marc Dewey (top picture) and Dr. Florian Michallek (bottom picture) have presented their digital health solutions in the Demo day organized by the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH).
For more information about the event, please check the link below.
January 5, 2018
We started the new year with a friendly dinner. the spirit was high and everyone from the group seems to be highly motivated to start the year and have a great time.
December 4, 2017
Our 3rd whole-week cardiac CT hands-on course started today with 20 participants. We are offering cardiac CT hands-on courses since more than a decade and have extended our concept which has been published after successful evaluation to full-week courses with 100 cases with catheterization correlation. We’ll have our 4th whole-week cardiac CT hands-on course from September 24 until 28, 2018. Please contact us asap as the places are booking fast.
November 29, 2017
The technical innovation team has attended an intensive deep learning course (CoSIP Intense Course on Deep Learning) organized by TUB. The course was very informative and well organized
November 24, 2017
Today, Elke Zimmermann finished her habilitation about cardiac CT. Congratulations from the entire team!
November 7, 2017
Dr. Sarah Feger (second from right), Keno Bressem (left), and Dr. Florian Michallek (second from left) and presented results from the Digital Health Accelerator initiative of the Berlin Institute of Health for the group of Professor Dewey (right) at the Future Medicine Congress. All three presenters from our team received ginger hearts for their presentation. Congratulations!
November 4, 2017
Professor Dewey presented the results about contrast-induced acute kidney injury after intravenous versus intraarterial contrast agent at the oral High-Impact Clinical Trials session at Kidney Week of the American Society of Nephrology today. First press releases about this session can be found here medscape about study from charité
October 2, 2017
Today we started the Digital Health Accelerator at the working group of Professor Dewey. This initiative is funded by the Berlin Institute of Health. Further information can be found in the press release. Three new team members joined us today for the Digital Health Accelerator: Dr. Christian Wald, Orhan Konak, and Sepher Zargaran. Welcome!
Congratulations to Malwina Kaniewska who completed her dissertation with magna cum laude on June the 12th 2017. Malwina Kaniewska thanks the whole team and her thesis supervisior, Prof. Marc Dewey for their support
Nader Aldoj and Andreas Kofler joined our research team as PhD students in the BIOQIC program. They will both be working on deep learning techniques for image analysis. Welcome to our team!
April 26, 2017
The First German TV branch RBB was the first TV station to broadcast a live cardiac CT examination. The full program of this edition of RBB Praxis can be found here. Most important time slots of the video in the media library of RBB are the introduction of the patient (at 5:19 min), the live CT scan (at 10:07 min), and the evaluation of cardiac CT results (at 33:16 min). The DISCHARGE trial can still include patients. Do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or suggestions!
March 14, 2017
RSNA News discusses the recent results of our study by Napp et al. on a pre-MRI questionnaire to help identify patients more likely to develop claustrophobia.
February 14, 2017
We will have our international speaker meeting on tracking and optimizing radiation dose for CT on March 6th, 2017 from 10 until 12 AM. The international speaker is Professor Rebecca Smith-Bindman, who will be giving talks about the Partnership for DOSE and the STONE trial. Please contact Christine Germershausen in case you are interested to attend.
February 7, 2017
Congratulations to Florian Michallek who completed his dissertation about fractal analysis of myocardial perfusion by MR imaging with summa cum laude.
January 2, 2017
The BIOQIC consortium recently started to search for PhD candidates. Please check the website and apply if highly interested in one of the 15 PhD projects.
The RSNA 2016 Essentials Talk Handout is available here.
High-quality supervision of doctoral candidates is pivotal also because of the potential of a European doctorate. Today, BMJ Open published the original research article of Elif Can on supervisors’ perspective on thesis projects. We believe that true scientific collaboration between doctoral candidates and their supervisors needs to be facilitated by medical faculties and graduate programmes.
Professor Marc Dewey was elected by the professors working at Charité to become a member of the Charité Faculty Council.
The Berlin Medical Journal reports in an editorial about the combination of personalised and evidence-based medicine in the DISCHARGE trial.
The BMJ published a comment by us and Professor J. Dodd from Dublin on the ICMJE proposal on data sharing.
Three members of our working group presented their research projects during the ECR 2016 in Vienna, March 2-6.
Dr. Sarah Feger presented her scientific work with focus on patient acceptance of coronary CT at two scientific cardiac sessions: “Patient satisfaction with coronary CT angiography, myocardial CT perfusion, myocardial perfusion MRI, SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging and conventional coronary angiography”, and “Acceptance of combined coronary CT angiography and myocardial CT perfusion versus conventional coronary angiography in patients with coronary stents“.
Dr. Gianluca de Rubeis and Viktoria Wieske presented their topics, “DISCHARGE trial pilot study: Image quality and protocol adherence results”, and “CoMe-CCT: CT angiography versus Agatston score for diagnosis of coronary artery disease”, respectively, during this year’s Clinical Trials in Radiology session.
Today we had our perspectives meeting on pre- and posttest probability estimation. Professor Harold Sox was our special guest and provided interesting insights from his perspective as the editor of the book Medical Decision Making (2nd edition, 2013).
Dr. Gianluca de Rubeis received the certificate for being the first doctoral graduate of the DISCHARGE project during the meeting in Budapest.
We will have our perspectives meeting of the working group on pre- and posttest probability estimation on February 22nd, 2016 from 9 AM until 2 PM. As a special guest, the former editor-in-chief of the Annals of Internal Medicine, Professor Harold Sox, will be joining us and give two talks during the meeting. Please contact Christine Germershausen in case you are interested to attend.
Today, Nature published a correspondence by Professor Dewey on research training and plans for a European medical doctorate. Please feel free to comment, discuss and share with colleagues.
Sarah Feger and Florian Michallek joined the research team as full time members.
Both have recently completed their medical studies with ‘very good’ in the final state exam and already published first authorship publications, see here and here.
Congratulations and welcome as full-time members of our research team!
Dr. Maria Bosserdt and Dr. Melanie Estrella joined our research team as full-time study assistants.
They will be working on the DISCHARGE project (www.dischargetrial.eu).
Welcome to our team!
Congratulations to Fabian Stenzel who completed his dissertation with magna cum laude on October the 9th 2015.
September 24th, 2015
Gianluca de Rubeis, who stayed with us with Erasmus funding, completed is degree at his home university, Sapienza, based on the great work he did with us. Congratulations!
August 2nd, 2015
We will have our next perspectives meeting on laboratory values to be analyzed as part of the CAD-Man study on September 14, 2015 from 9 AM until 2 PM in the Seminarraum Experimentelle Radiologie. Invited guests will be Dr. T. Keller from Frankfurt and Dr. R. Ziebig from Berlin.
July 1st, 2015
Sarah Fegers publication on patient satisfaction with different cardiac imaging tests has been published in the July issue of European Radiology. Congratulations!
28 May 2015 -Article about the DISCHARGE project
Heike E. Krüger-Brand from German Medical Journal (Deutsches Ärzteblatt) reported in a 1-page article about the DISCHARGE project and the upcoming study. Please find the full text to this publication (in German) below.
Congratulations to our colleague Ahmed Shaban on the new addition to his family.Heartfelt wishes for his little girl. Ahmed Shaban will be in a paternity leave for the next two weeks.
The Executive Board of the International Society for Strategic Studies in Radiology (IS3R, www.is3r.org) has unanimously and enthusiastically elected Professor Marc Dewey as a member of the society’s Young Leaders Club on April 28, 2015.
Sarah Fegers publication on iterative reconstruction for visualisation of coronary arteries has been accepted by PLoS ONE on March 30, 2015.
Robert Haase presented the methods of the DISCHARGE trial during the late-breaking clinical trials session of ECR 2015 in Vienna on March 4.
Marc Dewey has been selected by ECR 2017 President Paul Parizel to become a member of the Progamme Planning Committee on February 15, 2015.
The DISCHARGE annual meeting took place from February 11 until 13, 2015 in Berlin. Over 70 investigators from 19 countries gathered in Berlin to discuss the start of the DISCHARGE pragmatic randomized controlled trial as the core of this EU funded project.
Marc Dewey gave the highlight lecture on cardiac CT developments at the Deutsche Kardiodiagnostiktage on January 16, 2015.
Cardiac CT has been published in its second and almost entirely revised edition including chapters by over 40 authors by Springer on September 1, 2014.
Elke Zimmermann has been selected for a Rahel Hirsch research scholarship on August, 10, 2014.