Spain, Barcelona

Virtual Physiological Human

when 30 March 2016 - 3 June 2016
language English
duration 10 weeks
fee EUR 100

The 1st Barcelona VPH Summer School will be organised in Barcelona, between May 30th and June 3rd, 2016.

This Summer School provides a thorough overview and hands-on experience in state-of-the-art Virtual Physiological Human (VPH) research. The key concepts of this methodological and technological framework will be presented using illustrative cases and enriched with hands-on analysis under supervision of the experts. The aim si to develop skills inside and outside academia that respond to public and private needs.

The Summer School is jointly organised by the Philips - UPF CardioFunXion Marie Curie European Industrial Doctorate Program and The Virtual Physiological Human Institute, and the support of the Spanish Network of Excellence in Biomechanics.

Confirmed Speakers:

- Bart Bijnens, ICREA - UPF, Cardiovascular Pathophysiology

- James Sharpe, ICREA - CRG, Imaging and Modelling in Organogenesis

- Blanca Rodríguez, Univ. Oxford, Computational Cardiovascular Science

- Marta Sitges, IDIBAPS - Clinic Hospital, Clinical Cardiac Imaging

- Karin Würtz, ETHZ, Intervertebral Disc Pathophysiology

- Mathieu de Craene, Philips Cardiac Image Analysis

- Gemma Piella, UPF Machine Learning

- Jérôme Noailly, UPF Spine Multiscale and Biophysical Modelling

- Liesbet Geris, Univ. Liège Complex and Gene Regulation Modelling of Osteochrondial Systems

- Mariano Vázquez, Barcelona Supercomputing Center High Performance Computational Modelling

- José Manuel García Aznar, Univ. Zaragoza Cell and Collective Cell Modelling

- Óscar Cámara, UPF Cardiac Electrophysiology Modelling

- Miguel Ángel González Ballester, ICREA - UPF Computer-assisted Surgery

Parallel activities:

- Visits to the Barcelona Supercomputing Center and the ALBA Synchrotron

- Poster session

- Hands-on workshops

Course leader

Director: Bart Bijnens. DTIC, UPF

Target group

MSc, PhD and researchers working in Life Sciences, biomedical engineering or related disciplines

Course aim

This Summer School provides a thorough overview and hands-on experience in state-of-the-art Virtual Physiological Human (VPH) research. The key concepts of this methodological and technological framework will be presented using illustrative cases and enriched with hands-on analysis under supervision of the experts. The aim si to develop skills inside and outside academia that respond to public and private needs.

Fee info

EUR 100: Students and Technicians Early Bird
EUR 200: Regular Early Bird