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  • 28 January 2023: OPTOMICS Coordinator talk at SPIE Photonics West BiOS Hot Topics plenary session

    28 January 2023: OPTOMICS Coordinator talk at SPIE Photonics West BiOS Hot Topics plenary session

    28 January 2023: OPTOMICS Coordinator talk at SPIE Photonics West BiOS Hot Topics plenary session WINTHER Coordinator and director of the Chair of Biological Imaging at the Technical University of Munich gave a talk during SPIE Photonics West BiOS Hot Topics plenary session on 28 January 2023 in San Fransisco, …
  • 22 November 2022: 3rd WINTHER Consortium Meeting

    22 November 2022: 3rd WINTHER Consortium Meeting

    November 22, 2022: 3rd WINTHER Consortium Meeting After two years of online meetings, the WINTHER Consortium finally met in person again on 22 November 2022 for the 3rd Consortium Meeting. This time we met for discussing the project progress and next steps with the backdrop of the iconic Allianz Arena …
  • 18 November 2022: WINTHER Coordinator presents at Khalifa University

    18 November 2022: WINTHER Coordinator presents at Khalifa University

    18 November 2022: WINTHER Coordinator presents at Khalifa University On 18 November 2022, Coordinator of the WINTHER project, Prof. Vasilis Nztiachristos, visited Khalifa University’s Faculty of Bioengineering in the United Arab Emirates. The purpose of the talk was to spark new collaborations and disseminate information about optoacoustic imaging in biomedical …
  • 21 October 2022: Twitter Takeover on Day of Photonics 2022!

    21 October 2022: Twitter Takeover on Day of Photonics 2022!

    21 October 2022: Twitter Takeover on Day of Photonics 2022! https://winther.munichimaging.eu/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Day-of-Photonics-2022_promo-video.mp4 October 21, 1983, the General Conference of Weights and Measures adopted the value 299,792.458 km/s for the speed of light. At the occasion of the anniversary, on the so-called international Day of Photonics hundreds of activities are voluntarily organized …
  • 22 October 2022: WINTHER Coordinator presents at the GeNeDis 2022

    22 October 2022: WINTHER Coordinator presents at the GeNeDis 2022

    22 October 2022: WINTHER Coordinator presents at the GeNeDis 2022 On 22 October 2022, WINTHER Coordinator, Prof. Vasilis Ntziachristos, gave a keynote talk titled ‘Illuminating Medical Readings with optoacoutic imaging‘. The talk was part of the 5th Geriatrics and Neurogenerative Diseases Conference in the Session ‘Digital Transformation in the field …
  • 28 September – 1 October 2022: OPTOMICS at the World Molecular Imaging Congress

    28 September – 1 October 2022: OPTOMICS at the World Molecular Imaging Congress

    28 September – 1 October 2022: OPTOMICS at the World Molecular Imaging Congress On 28 September 2022 during the World Moleucular Imaging Congress (WMIC) 2022, TUM Coordinator, Prof. Vasilis Ntziachristos, ran an Interest Group Workshop on “Advances in Optical and Optoacoustic Interventional Imaging“. The purpose of the workshop and of WMIC, which …
  • 13 July 2022: WINTHER lead scientist webinar on using F-RSOM to assess melanoma

    13 July 2022: WINTHER lead scientist webinar on using F-RSOM to assess melanoma

    13 July 2022: WINTHER lead scientist webinar on using F-RSOM to assess melanoma On 13 July 2022, WINTHER lead scientist, Hailong He, presented a webinar titled Fast raster-scan optoacoustic mesoscopy enables assessment of human melanoma microvasculature in vivo after the successful publication Nature Communications article of the same name. The webinar, …
  • 04-06 July 2022: OPTOMICS at the Nature Bioengineering Solutions for Biology and Medicine Conference

    04-06 July 2022: OPTOMICS at the Nature Bioengineering Solutions for Biology and Medicine Conference

    04-06 July 2022: OPTOMICS at the Nature Bioengineering Solutions for Biology and Medicine Conference https://vimeo.com/733544444 From 4-6 July 2022, the Nature Bioengineering Solutions for Biology and Medicine Conference was hosted at the Haus der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (HBW) in Munich, Germany. The conference highlighted the latest impactful innovations in bioengineering and artificial intelligence, with a …
  • 30 May 2022: New Publication out in Nature Communications!

    30 May 2022: New Publication out in Nature Communications!

    12 May 2022: New Publication out in Nature Communications! Our newest WINTHER publication, titled ‘Fast faster-scan optoacoustic mesoscopy enables assessment of human melanoma microvasculature in vivo‘ is out in Nature Communications! The study was conducted by a team of TUM researchers, and shows that Raster-Scan Optoacoustic Mesoscopy (RSOM) can be used …
  • 22 May 2022: New WINTHER publication in the Journal of Biophotonics

    22 May 2022: New WINTHER publication in the Journal of Biophotonics

    22 May 2022: New WINTHER publication in the Journal of Biophotonics On 22 May 2022, our next WINTHER peer-reviewed paper was published, this time in the Journal of Biophotonics. The article, titled “Enabling the autofocus approach for parameter optimization in planar measurement geometry clinical optoacoustic imaging“, discusses the development of a …
  • 12 May 2022: New Publication out in Science Translational Medicine!

    12 May 2022: New Publication out in Science Translational Medicine!

    12 May 2022: New Publication out in Science Translational Medicine! Our newest WINTHER publication, titled ‘Enabling precision monitoring of psoriasis treatment by optoacoustic mesoscopy‘ is out in Science Translational Medicine today! The study was conducted by a team of TUM researchers, and shows that the RSOM can assess the severity of the …
  • April 28, 2022: European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) Meeting at Laser World of Photonics

    April 28, 2022: European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) Meeting at Laser World of Photonics

    April 28, 2022: European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) Meeting at Laser World of Photonics On April 28, 2022 during the Laser World of Photonics Congress in Munich, Germany, the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) Meeting was held. The aim of the EPIC meeting is to discuss the current demands, solutions …
  • March 15-18, 2022: WINTHER at EMIM 2022!

    March 15-18, 2022: WINTHER at EMIM 2022!

    March 15-18, 2022: WINTHER at EMIM 2022! From March 15-18, 2022, the 17th annual European Molecular Imaging Meeting (EMIM) of the European Society for Molecular Imaging took place in Thessaloniki, Greece. During the meeting, WINTHER partners gave talks and presented posters in several sessions, including the Coordinator, Prof. Dr. Vasilis Ntziachristos. The …
  • March 10, 2022: WINTHER 2nd Review Meeting

    March 10, 2022: WINTHER 2nd Review Meeting

    March 10, 2022: WINTHER 2nd Review Meeting On March 10th, 2022, the WINTHER partners along with the EC Project Officer and our two expert reviewers met for the 2nd Review Meeting. During the meeting, the lead investigators of each key task presented the achievements of Reporting Period 2 and next …
  • January 26, 2022: WINTHER 2nd Consortium Meeting

    January 26, 2022: WINTHER 2nd Consortium Meeting

    January 26, 2022: WINTHER 2nd Consortium Meeting On January 26th, 2022, the WINTHER partners met for the 2nd Consortium Meeting. The lead investigators and key personnel attended and presentations were given describing the achievements of since our last consortium meeting and next steps toward achieving our goals. Important deadlines, potential …
  • December 13, 2021: RSOM Press Release!

    December 13, 2021: RSOM Press Release!

    The achievements of our precursor project, INNODERM, are featured in a new press release from theTechnical University of Munich. In the article, the continued development of the RSOM is highlighted and WINTHER is highlighted on as the follow-up project where groundbreaking developments will continue to be made. The article is …
  • November 24, 2021: EC Innovation Award 2021 goes to precursor project INNODERM!

    November 24, 2021: EC Innovation Award 2021 goes to precursor project INNODERM!

    The precursor project of WINTHER, the INNODERM project, which ran from 2016 to 2021 was chosen to receive the European Commission’s 2021 ECS Innovation Award. On 24 November 2021, at the annual European Forum for Electronic Components and Systems (EFECS) meeting, Coordinator Prof. Vasilis Ntziachristos accepted the award on behalf …
  • November 18, 2021: Helmholtz Munich turns 60!

    November 18, 2021: Helmholtz Munich turns 60!

    For 60 years, Helmholtz Munich has followed the dream to create a research center that would solve global health issues, and are currentl one of the world’s leading centers in metabolic and environmental health research. On November 18th, a celebration was held at the Deutsches Museum in Munich to celebrate …
  • August 31, 2021: All good things must come to an end

    August 31, 2021: All good things must come to an end

    Today marks the official end of the WINTHER precursor project, INNODERM. For 5+ years (we got 6 extra months together due to the pandemic) our excellent consortium composed of iThera Medical GmbH, Sonaxis SA, Rayfos Ltd, Humanitas University, and led by the Technical University of Munich, has worked tirelessly to …
  • August 24-27, 2021: WINTHER at EMIM 2021

    August 24-27, 2021: WINTHER at EMIM 2021

    WINTHER partners and technology had a strong presence at the European Society of Molecular Imaging Meeting (EMIM) 2021 this week in Göttingen, Germany. There were several presentations and posters by researchers including a plenary talk about bimodal optical/optoacoustic imaging by former IBMI colleague Markus Seeger. Consortium partner iThera Medical was …
  • June 20-25, 2021: WINTHER at World of Photonics ECBO Congress

    June 20-25, 2021: WINTHER at World of Photonics ECBO Congress

    WINTHER Coordinator, Vasilis Ntziachristos, gave a keynote lecture titled “The talk was titled ‘A New Era for the Optical Method” at the World of Photonics Congress, which bundles various topical conferences under one roof under the organization by Messe München International. It is a strategic and operative umbrella for various …
  • June 16, 2021: IBMI, parent organization of INNODERM, launches a Women’s Organization

    June 16, 2021: IBMI, parent organization of INNODERM, launches a Women’s Organization

    The Institute for Biological and Medical Imaging (Munich Imaging) has launched a new organization called Women of IBMI, with the purpose of promoting women in science. The club will serve to provide mentors and female speakers, introduce role models, and organize networking events for our female scientists, aiming to better …
  • June 8, 2021: WINTHER at Zeiss Symposium

    June 8, 2021: WINTHER at Zeiss Symposium

    WINTHER Coordinator, Vasilis Ntziachristos, gave a keynote lecture at the Zeiss symposium on Optics in Medicine. The symposium hosted speakers from scientific and industry backgrounds in the field of optics. More information can be found on the Zeiss Symposium website: ZEISS Symposium
  • 27 May 2021: WINTHER Review paper out in Nature Reviews Endocrinology!

    27 May 2021: WINTHER Review paper out in Nature Reviews Endocrinology!

    27 May 2021: WINTHER Review paper out in Nature Reviews Endocrinology! The first WINTHER peer-reviewed publication is out now in Nature Reviews Endocrinology, titled “Optoacoustic imaging in endocrinology and metabolism“. In the paper, the authors discuss key progress that has been made using the emerging technology optoacoustic imaging for applications to …
  • May 17, 2021: Art meets science on display at TranslaTUM

    May 17, 2021: Art meets science on display at TranslaTUM

    Today we finalized our art meets science take on optoacoustic imagery. This beautiful RSOM-generated image of a nailfold capillary and others will soon be hung in the TranslaTUM corridors, beautifying and educating at the same time. Come stop by to see our sci-art and learn a bit more about high-precision …
  • April 23, 2021: WINTHER 2nd Review meeting a success!

    April 23, 2021: WINTHER 2nd Review meeting a success!

    Our project had its first Review Meeting on April 23, which was held virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. During the meeting we successfully presented results from the first year of operation to our Project Officers and external reviewers. Many thanks goes to our external reviewers and Project Officers, …
  • January 15, 2021: WINTHER 1st Consortium Meeting

    January 15, 2021: WINTHER 1st Consortium Meeting

    On January 15th, 2021, the WINTHER partners met for the 1st Consortium Meeting. The lead investigators and key personnel attended and presentations were given describing the achievements of the project to date. Important deadlines, potential risks and mitigation strategies, and goals were discussed and new team members were introduced. The …
  • April 19, 2021: WINTHER Lead Scientist wins German Psoriasis Prize

    April 19, 2021: WINTHER Lead Scientist wins German Psoriasis Prize

    We are delighted to announce that WINTHER lead scientist, Juan Aguirre, has recieved the German Psoriasis Prize of the Deutsche Dematologishe Gesellschaft for his pioneering work with optoacoustic mesoscopy. Congratulations Juan! Check out the DDG presentation (in German) here: Verleihung Psoriasis Preis, Neurodermitis Preis und Almirall Förderpreis
  • March 23, 2021: Optoacoustic Imaging in Dermatology Webinar

    March 23, 2021: Optoacoustic Imaging in Dermatology Webinar

    On March 23, 2021, the INNODERM hosted an online industry dissemination workshop/webinar titled “Optoacoustic Imaging in Dermatology”. The aim of the workshop was to present the most exciting INNODERM work and achievements, present on topics of applications and imaging benefits of Raster Scanning Optoacoustic Mesoscopy (RSOM), which were developed during …
  • November 11, 2020: WINTHER technology on Schwanke meets Science!

    November 11, 2020: WINTHER technology on Schwanke meets Science!

    In this episode, titled ‘Unsichtbares sichtbar machen’ (Making the invisible visible), INNODERM Coordinator Vasilis Ntziachristos and INNODERM lead scientist, Juan Aguirre, speak about the optoacoustic research and development being performed by our team and its potential impact in the healtcare industry. Watch the whole episode here: SMS – Schwanke meets …
  • November 10, 2020: INNODERM Webinar series continues with Dr. Juan Aguirre

    November 10, 2020: INNODERM Webinar series continues with Dr. Juan Aguirre

    Our next INNODERM webinar, hosted by iThera Medical, will take place on November 10th, 2020. In this webinar, Dr. Juan Aguirre Bueno, PhD, will outline his work using RSOM for imaging of skin inflammatory conditions. Register here: https://lnkd.in/dWw37Qz You can watch this and other RSOM related webinars on our webinars …
  • October 2, 2020: New WINTHER communication and dissemination tool – facemasks!

    October 2, 2020: New WINTHER communication and dissemination tool – facemasks!

    With the continuation of the pandemic and necessary mask mandates, we are getting creative with our Dissemination and Communication efforts. WINTHER has printed a limited number of facemasks (to match our RSOM t-shirts) showing a beautiful RSOM image of healthy skin, as well as the WINTHER, EU, and Photonics21 logos. …
  • June 25, 2020: RSOM Webinar by Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC)

    June 25, 2020: RSOM Webinar by Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC)

    The next RSOM-centered webinar, hosted by iThera Medical, will take place on 25th of June, 2020. In this webinar, Dr. Dinish U S, Group Leader, and Dr. Chris Ho, Business Development Manager, at the Singapore Bioimaging Consortium (SBIC) will present their work using Multispectral Optoacoustic Tomography (MSOT) and Raster-Scanning Optoacoustic …
  • June 3, 2020: RSOM webinar hosted by iThera given by Dr. Juan Aguirre

    June 3, 2020: RSOM webinar hosted by iThera given by Dr. Juan Aguirre

    This presentation is a test run for new webinar series that, with the help of partner iThera Medical that hosts its own webinar platform, will present optoacoustic mesoscopy related talks. The seminars will occur periodically and will feature clinicians and scientists highlighting the clinical uses of the RSOM. You can …
  • March 16, 2020: Coronavirus pandemic update and status of the project

    March 16, 2020: Coronavirus pandemic update and status of the project

    As the world watches the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic unfold, the WINTHER team is focusing on maintaining public health and keeping its participants safe. As of today, many of our employees at the Technical University of Munich will work only from home. We ask for your understanding for these necessary restrictions, …
  • February 7, 2020: RSOM research presence at dermatology conference DDG Kompakt

    February 7, 2020: RSOM research presence at dermatology conference DDG Kompakt

    Partner TUM presented research using the RSOM during the German Dermatology Society Dermatology Kompakt und Praisnah Days in Dresden this week. During the conference, Christine Schonmann (pictured) presented her work on the skin conditions livedoid vasculitis, and how optoacoustic imaging can improve its diagnosis and monitoring. Dermatologie KOMPAKT & PRAXISNAH …
  • January 21, 2020: WINTHER Kick-Off Meeting

    January 21, 2020: WINTHER Kick-Off Meeting

    On 21st January 2020, our team kicked-off the WINTHER project at TranslaTUM (Central Institute for Translational Cancer Research) in Munich. The meeting was hosted by PI Professor Vasilis Ntziachristos. During the meeting, the lead investigator from each consortium partner introduced themselves, their institute or enterprise, and key personnel that will …