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3rd MCM, 2nd WGMs, Workshop: 5-6 March 2015 – Madrid, Spain

3rd MCM, 2nd WGMs, Workshop and Mini-Training: 4-6 March 2015 – Madrid, Spain

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Before the meeting

After the meeting

COST EMF-MED Workshop on EMF Interaction with Excitable Tissues

Abstract Collection (opens a new page)

Joint WG1, WG2, and WG3 meeting (plenary session):

Victoria Ramos (Local Organizer, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain): Research activities at Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Telemedicine and eHealth Research Unit

Working Module proposals (updated list available on Working Module proposals page):

Working Module proposal Proposer(s) Presentations
Zebrafish embryo model: from theory to experimental interaction with EMF Aranzazu Sanchis Otero et al presentation
Induction of adaptive response by non ionizing radiation Rosaria Scarfi et al presentation
Transcranial magnetic resonance guided focused ultrasound for noninvasive treatment of brain diseases Silke Lechner-Greite presentation
Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields as an innovative approach for functional tissue engineering of connective tissues Alessia Ongaro presentation
The Role of Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields (PEMFs) in the Regenerative Medicine of the Musculoskeletal System Federica Masieri and Deborah Stanco presentation
ELF magnetic fields and immune response modulation Myrtill Simko, Mats-Olof Mattsson presentation


WG1 meeting: Low-level-EMF cancer treatment and diagnosis

Antonio Ponzetto (University of Torino, Italy):
– ELF slows the growth of a Rhabdomyosarcoma cell line
– Extremely Low Frequency Electromagnetic Field (ELF) exposure allows rapid in vitro hepatocyte generation from adult progenitor cells and from leukemic cell line THP-1.

Elcin Ozgur (Gazi University, Turkey): Mobile Phone Radiation Alters Proliferation of Hepatocarcinoma Cells

Eric van Rongen (Health Council of the Netherlands, The Netherlands): Systematic review animal carcinogenicity EMF studies

Yoram Palti (NovoCure, Israel): Cancer treatment by alternating electric fields (TTFields); physical basis and clinical trial results

Boris Pasche (Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University, USA – invited speaker, by teleconference): New results and developments in diagnosis and treatment of cancer with low level AM EMFs

Joint WG3 & WG2 meeting: Electrostimulation of excitable tissues as a cross-group topic

Eugenijus Kaniusas (Vienna University of Technology, Austria): Progress report on vagus nerve stimulation research and collaborations

Fivos Panetsos (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain): Neuroprosthetic stimulation and brain plasticity: The role of cognitive meaning incorporated in the artificial stimuli

Zlatko Živković (FESB, University of Split, Croatia): Measurement setup for single axon animal model studies

Micaela Liberti (Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy): Retinal rods modeling for electric field microdosimetry

Andreas Ioannides (AAI Scientific Cultural Services Ltd, Cyprus): Can we ask the brain to tell us how EMFs affect it?

Norbert Kovacs (University of Pecs, Hungary): Application of transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases at the University of Pecs

Francisco Falcone (Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain): Deterministic 3D Ray Launching EMF/Human Body Interaction Estimation in Complex Scenarios

Hubert Trzaska (Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland): Mobile telephony & bioexperiments

Iván Larrauri De Miguel, Jose Luis Bardasano (University of Alcalá, Spain): Treatment of Ictus with Transcranial Electromagnetic Stimulation

Mini-Training Workshop:

Leandro Pecchia (University of Warwick, UK): Health Technology Assessment

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