Public Defence: Mohammad Albatat
On the 11th of May 2023, MSc Mohammad Albatat at Institute of Clinical Medicine defended the thesis “Optimal Pacing Sites in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).
On the 19th of April, 2023, Reza Noormohammadi has defended his thesis entitled: “On the Ultra-low-power Wireless Communication Methods for Biomedical Implants” and acquired the degree of PhD in Electronics and Telecommunciations at the Department of Electronic Systems, NTNU.
Public Defence: Egidijus Pelanis
On February 14th 2023, Egidijus Pelanis MD has defended the thesis “Assessment of treatment and visualization methods for minimally invasive liver surgery” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).
On December 19th 2022 cand.med. Kristin Wisløff-Aase at Institute of Clinical Medicine defended the thesis “Effects of moderate hypothermia on the left ventricle – experimental and clinical studies on electrical and mechanical function” for the degree of PhD . Adjudication committee: First opponent: Professor Bodil Steen Rasmussen, Aalborg University Hospital, Second opponent: Professor Stein Ørn, Stavanger University Hospital. Third member and chair of the evaluation committee: Professor Mathis Korseberg Stokke, University of Oslo. Chair of the Defence Associate Professor Are Martin Holm, University of Oslo. Principal Supervisor Senior Consultant Andreas Espinoza, The Intervention Centre, Oslo University Hospital.
Mohammad Reza Sajadi, PhD Fellow at The Intervention Centre, was runner up in Inven2's Idea Price 2022. The project name is "Smart TransEsophageal Echocardiography Robot- STEER". Sajadi is member of a research group lead by professor Ole Jakob Elle. Other members of the reseach group are dr. Henrik Brun, and Kim Mathiassen. In the STEER project a robot platform that performs trans esophageal ecchocardiography (TEE) investigation is developed.
Matthias Lippert, MD and PhD Fellow at The Intervention Centre was awarded best abstract price at the annual Autumn meeting in Norsk Cardiologisk Selskap in 2022. He presented validation of artificial intelligence based mixed reality holograms in congential heart failure. In his project, supervised by dr Henrik Brun, Matthias Lippert focus on how new technologies affects decision making in multidisciplinary team meetings. At the Intervention Centre a work group lead by professor Ole Jakob Elle develops artificial intelligence based algorithms to explore how they can be implemented to support future patient treatments.