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HYPMED ECR session covered by Aunt Minnie

On the heels of drawing much praise and interest from the radiology and breast cancer communities, the HYPMED project's session during the European Congress of Radiology 2022 Overture has received coverage in a new article from the radiology and medical imaging community website Aunt Minnie. Held on 3 March, the session introduced the project's novel PET–MRI device and presented the future prospects and achievements of the past 6 years of research and development into its use for improving breast screening and cancer imaging and detection. Read more about their coverage of the session here (re...
Posted on Thursday 31 December 2020

HYPMED session at ECR 2022

Having finalised a PET-RF insert for precision imaging of breast cancer, the achievements of the HYPMED project will be presented in an online workshop “Digital Hybrid Breast PET/MRI for Enhanced Diagnosis of Breast Cancer” at the 2022 European Congress of Radiology on 3 March from 16:00-17:00 CET.
Posted on Wednesday 30 December 2020

ECR 2019 Networking Event

At the 25th European Congress of Radiology this year EIBIR presented information about research management support and EU funding opportunities and a closer look to the EIBIR projects. On February 28, 2019 HYPMED was featured in the Coffee & Talk Session and the EIBIR Networking Event on March 2, 2019.
Posted on Tuesday 5 March 2019

Fourth HYPMED Steering Committe Meeting

The Fourth meeting of the HYPMED project took place in Köln, Germany on January 24, 2019. Representatives from the project's consortium got together to discuss the progress of the project towards the upcoming year.
Posted on Friday 25 January 2019

HYPMED Advisory Board Meets in Cologne

The HYPMED External Expert Advisory Board met with the project's Executive Board for the second time in Cologne, Germany on April 26, 2018. Prof. Emiel Rutgers from the Netherlands Cancer Institute and Prof. Nikolaus Knoepffler from the University of Jena, Germany, were briefed on the progress of the project since their last meeting by the HYPMED Executive Board.
Posted on Friday 27 April 2018

HYPMED to feature at ECR 2018

The clinical aspect of the HYPMED project will be presented in the special EIBIR session “European imaging researchers united in diversity” at the European Congress of Radiology in Vienna/AT. Work Package 3 leader, Thomas Helbich, will speak about the multicentre clinical trial of the HYPMED MR/PET insert, making it a must for any congress attendee interested in hybrid imaging and European clinical trials.
Posted on Wednesday 7 February 2018

Third HYPMED Steering Committe Meeting

The Second meeting of the HYPMED project took place in Vienna, Austria on January 26, 2018. Representatives from the project's consortium traveled from all over Europe to discuss the progress of the project, as it reaches its midterm point, and to plan the next steps towards validating the technology in its upcoming clinical trial.
Posted on Friday 26 January 2018

HYPMED features in DI Europe Magazine

The HYPMED project has a feature article in the November 2017 issue of Diagnostic Imaging Europe, covering the development of its novel PET/MRI technology and the progress made by the EU-funded project so far.
Posted on Monday 27 November 2017

RSNA 2017

A key SME partner from the HYPMED project consortium will be exhibiting its products at RSNA 2017 in Chicago, USA, from November 26 to December 1.
Posted on Wednesday 22 November 2017

First Project Period Completed

The HYPMED Project has successfully concluded the first 18-month reporting period of its four-year duration, and has submitted all required reporting documents to the European Commission, which have been approved.
Posted on Monday 9 October 2017

Open Access publications

The first open access publications related to the HYPMED project have been made available for download from the website.
Posted on Sunday 1 October 2017

Visit us at EANM 2017

HYPMED project coordinator EIBIR will be at the annual meeting of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) to provide information about the HYPMED project. Attendees can visit the EIBIR booth in the Societies Village in Hall X3 to talk to our representatives about the project's hybrid PET/MR technology and the progress of the project.
Posted on Thursday 21 September 2017

HYPMED at Mediterranean Forum

The HYPMED project and the groundbreaking novel PET/MRI technology it aims to develop for breast cancer diagnosis will feature in a presentation at the Mediterranean Forum on Advanced Molecular Imaging (MEDAMI) 2017 in Orosei, Sardinia, Italy on June 2.
Posted on Friday 5 May 2017

HYPMED Researcher at Iran Congress

Iranian Congress of Radiology (May 9-12, 2017) attendees in Tehran will have the opportunity to be introduced to the HYPMED Project and its objective of developing PET/MRI technology for breast cancer diagnosis from Prof. Helbich who leads the project's clinical Study Work Package (WP3).
Posted on Thursday 4 May 2017

Watch Online - HYPMED Project

Watch EIBIR Scientific Coordinator, Christiane Kuhl, present the HYPMED project during the European Congress of Radiology 2017 in Vienna.
Posted on Monday 6 March 2017

Breast cancer detection in 2020

Scientific coordinator of the HYPMED Project, Christiane Kuhl, was recently interviewed by the German Radiological Society about the future of breast cancer screening, the role of MRI and her current research work, including the HYPMED project.
Posted on Thursday 17 November 2016

ECR 2017

Scientific coordinator of the HYPMED project, Christiane Kuhl, will be presenting as part of a special EIBIR Session on EU-funded cancer imaging research at ECR 2017 next March.
Posted on Thursday 10 November 2016

IDOR 2016

A special International Day of Radiology (IDoR) book on breast imaging has been produced by the ESR which inludes info on the HYPMED Project and contributions from experts involved in the project.
Posted on Monday 7 November 2016

EANM 2016

The HYPMED project is represented at EANM 2016 in Barcelona, Spain from Sunday October 16 to Tuesday October 18. Attendees can visit booth E13 in the main entrance hall to get the latest information about the project.
Posted on Sunday 16 October 2016


Attendees at the European Society of Breast Imaging's (EUSOBI) Annual Meeting in Paris will have the chance to learn more about the HYPMED Project.
Posted on Wednesday 21 September 2016

HYPMED in the news

The HYPMED project features in a recent article in European Hospital article on the emergence and development of hybrid imaging.
Posted on Friday 1 July 2016

HYPMED Project at ECR 2016

HYPMED Scientific Coordinator Prof. Christiane Kuhl took part in a special session organised by EIBIR to give attendees at Europe's biggest medical imaging event an insight into the top-scoring HYPMED proposal....
Posted on Tuesday 22 March 2016

HYPMED Project on Twitter

The HYPMED project is now on Twitter! Stay up to date with all the latest results and news from our project.....
Posted on Monday 1 February 2016

HYPMED Kick-off Meeting

The HYPMED Project's Kick-off meeting took place in Aachen on January 29, 2016 and was hosted by partner RWTH University Hospital Aachen.
Posted on Friday 29 January 2016