Category Archives: Clinical Users

Postdoc Position at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

The CFD Lab (http://aero.uc3m.es/cfd.html) invites applications to one Postdoctoral position in the fi eld of cardiovascular fluid dynamics, to work on a collaborative project with the Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón and the University of California San Diego. Candidate pro le: A PhD in Engineering and some experience in Computational Fluid Dynamics is required. Ideal candidates will…

Central Incubator Registry

Compbiomed has complied this Central Incubator Registry which lists EU innovation incubators and accelerators. This Register arose from a task designed to support the exploitation of results of commercial potential, and we act as a focal point for connecting parties where this exploitation might benefit from support for commercialisation activities. This Register is freely available…

CompBioMed paper published on Ensemble-Based Replica Exchange Alchemical Free Energy Methods

Ensemble-Based Replica Exchange Alchemical Free Energy Methods: The Effect of Protein Mutations on Inhibitor Binding Agastya P. Bhati, Shunzhou Wan, and Peter V. Coveney Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation (2018) DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.8b01118 Mutations enable proteins to tailor molecular recognition with small-molecule ligands and other macromolecules, and can have a major impact on drug efficacy.…

ELEM Biotech starts business

BSC’s spinoff company ELEM Biotech is born to commercialize on a Cloud-Deployed Software-as-a-Service basis the use of the HPC-based simulation code Alya for biomedical research. ELEM will become a Virtual Humans Factory, where in-silico trials can be performed thanks to a specifically designed user interface. Although ELEM’s first target will be the cardiovascular and respiratory…

PolNet software released under General License

A recent paper published through a collaboration of our coordinator, UCL, with our Associate Partner at the Centre for Medical Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, outlines the use and release of the PolNet software tool. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2018.03.032 PolNet is a software tool for the computer simulation of blood flow in realistic microvascular networks imaged with…

New paper addressing Zika virus from Associate Partner, Universidad Católica de Murcia

The Zika virus outbreak in Brazil was declared by WHO to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern as evidence came to light that infection can cause birth defects as well as neurological problems. Whilst public health measures have contained the epidemic there remains no specific treatment for the virus available and treatment options…

First meeting of VPH Institute – UK Chapter

Fri 15 September 11.00 am — 3.00 pm Design Studio (D05) Level D, Pam Liversidge Building, Sheffield S1 3JD Insigneo is hosting the first meeting of all researchers, industrial experts, clinicians, regulators and funders interested in the Virtual Physiological Human (VPH), in silicomedicine, and related topics. The aim is to explore the establishment of a…