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Workshop on EMF Interaction with Excitable Tissues

COST EMF-MED Workshop on EMF Interaction with Excitable Tissues

Madrid, Spain, 6 March 2015

Abstract Collection


Authors Abstract Presentation
Thierry Keller
Tecnalia, Spain
Challenges in Functional Electrical Stimulation (invited lecture) presentation
Henri Hannula
Nexstim, Finland
Navigated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (invited lecture, by teleconference) presentation
Micaela Liberti 1*, Alessandra Paffi 1, Francesca Camera 1, Filippo Carducci 1, Gianluigi Rubino 2, Paolo Tampieri 2, and Francesca Apollonio 1
1Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy; 2EMS s.r.l., Bologna, Italy
A Computational Model for Real-time Guiding of TMS in Clinics
Zoi Manoli 1, 2, Theodoros Samaras 2*
1THESS S.A., Thessaloniki, Greece; 2Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Transcranial Electric Current Brain Stimulation Modelling: The Effect of Tissue Conductivities on the Calculated Induced Electric Field
Torsten Eggert *, Heidi Danker-Hopfe
Competence Centre of Sleep Medicine, Charité – University Medicine, 12203 Berlin, Germany
Effects Of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS) On Sleep-Dependent Memory Consolidation In Elderly Healthy Subjects
Giuseppe A. Zito 1, Theresa Senti 1, René Müri 1,2, Urs P. Mosimann 1,3, and Tobias Nef 1,4*
1Gerontechnology and Rehabilitation Group, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; 2Division of Cognitive and Restorative Neurology, Department of Neurology, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; 3University Hospital of Old Age Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; 4ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, University of Bern, Switzerland
The influence of cathodal HD-tDCS over the right V5 on visual motion perception: a study in humans   presentation
Norbert Kovács 1,2*, Attila Makkos 1, Endre Pál 2, Zsuzsanna Aschermann 2, József Janszky 1,2, Éva Balázs 2, Katalin Takács 2, Sámuel Komoly 2
1Department of Neurology, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary; 2MTA-PTE PTE Clinical neuroimaging Research Group, Pecs, Hungary
High Frequency Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Can Improve the Quality of Life and Depression in Parkinson’s Disease: a Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study
Nada Pop-Jordanova 1*, Silvana Markovska-Simoska 1, Stojan Barjaktarov 2
1Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, 2University Psychiatric Clinic, Skopje, Macedonia
Our Experiences with the Use of Cranial Electrical Stimulation and Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as Add-On Treatment
Francesca Camera
Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Theoretical and experimental studies on cortical neurons cultured on MEA systems and exposed to GSM
J. Patrick Reilly
Metatec Associates, USA
Open issues in electrostimulation modelling (invited lecture, by teleconference)  presentation
Antonio Šarolić, Zlatko Živković
FESB, University of Split, Croatia
Study of Stimulus Waveform Effect on Nerve Excitability and SENN model verification in Lumbricus Terrestris as a Convenient Animal Model  presentation
Esra Neufeld 1*, Niels Kuster 1, 2
1IT’IS Foundation for Research on Information Technologies in Society, Zurich, Switzerland; 2Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ), Zurich, Switzerland
A Functionalized Anatomical Model Centered Platform for EM-Neuronal Dynamics Interaction Modeling  presentation
Hiie Hinrikus*, Maie Bachmann, Jaanus Lass, and Anna Suhhova
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Technomedicum, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
The mechanism of stimulation of nervous system by low-level modulated microwave radiation
Stefan Kampusch 1*, Eugenijus Kaniusas 1, and Jozsef Constantin Széles 2
1Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Austria; 2University Clinic for Surgery, Medical University Vienna, Austria
Auricular Vagus Nerve Stimulation – A Potential New Treatment in Diabetic Foot Syndrome
Sandra Medrano-Garcia 1, Stefan Kampusch 2, Eugenijus Kaniusas 2*, and Fivos Panetsos 1**
1Neurocomputing and Neurorobotics Research Group, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain; 2Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Ways to an Effective Treatment for Ischemic Stroke – Optimization of Auricular Vagus Nerve Stimulation in Rats
Stefania Setti 1*, Vincenzo Di Lazzaro 2, Fiore Capone 2, Alessia Ongaro 3 Ruggero Cadossi 1
1IGEA Clinical Biophysics, Carpi (Mo), Italy; 2Department of Neurology, Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, Italy; 3Department of Morphology, Surgery and Experimental Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
Is there a role of Extremely Low Frequency Magnetic Fields in Acute Ischemic Stroke in Humans?
Benassi Barbara *1, Filomeni Giuseppe 2,3, Montagna Costanza 2,3, Merla Caterina 1, Lopresto Vanni 1, Pinto Rosanna 1, Marino Carmela 1 and Consales Claudia *1
1Unit of Radiation Biology and Human Health, ENEA-Casaccia, Rome, Italy; 2Department of Biology, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy; 3Danish Cancer Society Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Extremely Low Frequency Magnetic Field (ELF-MF) Exposure Sensitizes SH-SY5Y Dopaminergic Cells to the pro-Parkinson’s Disease Toxin MPP+

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