Winners 2017

We are delighted to announce that the following MIA winners of 2017 were presented during the Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics in Sevilla and at the Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics in Brisbane :

Vesalius Brain Model

EMEA Region

1st Winner EMEA & Global Winner
(5000€)

David Randall & Dr. Peter Metherall
(University of Sheffield- UK).

Title of Paper:
“The Oculus Rift Virtual Colonoscopy: Introducing a new Technology and Initial Impressions”

2nd Winner EMEA
(1500€)

Prof. Laszlo Kovacs & Jalil Jalali
(Research Group—Computer Aided Plastic Surgery (CAPS), TUM- Germany)

Title of Paper:
“Three-dimensional prediction of free-flap volume in autologous breast reconstruction by CT angiography imaging”

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America Region

1st Winner
(3500€)

Christina Sidorowych
(University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

Title of Paper:
“Visualizing Human Embryonic Development of the Heart’s Outflow Tract”

2nd Winner EMEA
(1500€)

Animesh Tandon
(University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA)

Title of Paper:
“Use of a semi-automated cardiac segmentation tool improves reproducibility and speed of segmentation of contaminated right heart magnetic resonance angiography”

Asia-Pacific Region

1st Winner
(3500€)

Nikhilesh Bappoo
(Vascular Engineering Laboratory, Harry Perkins Institute of Research , Perth, Australia)

Title of Paper:
“ Viscosity and Haemodynamics in a Late Gestation Rat Feto-Placental Arterial Network”

2nd Winner 
(1500€)

Dr. Keiichi Katsumi
(Niigata University, Japan)

Title of Paper:
“ Posterior Instrumented Fusion Suppresses the Progression of Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: A Comparison of Laminoplasty with and without instrumented fusion by three-dimensional study”

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