News & Events

June 2014:

VIRTUheartTM on the BBC.
BBC News technology correspondent Rory Cellan Jones visits the Insigneo Institute for In Silico Medicine to report on VIRTUheart™.
You can view the video here.

June 2014:

VIRTU-2 update at Sheffield Medical School Annual Research Day. 

June 2014:

VIRTRUheartTMteam members take part in the Festival of Science, a public engagement event as part of National Science and Engineering Week.
http://www.scienceweeksy.org.uk/

May 2014:

VIRTU-2 progress and technology update at the Insigneo Institute for In Silico Medicine Showcase event, Sheffield, UK.
http://insigneo.org/insigneo-institute-showcase-event/ 

September 2013:

The VIRTU-2 study commenced (Wellcome Trust and Department for Health – Health Innovation Challenge Fund).
http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/funding/Innovations/funded-projects/health-innovation-challenge-fund/ 

October 2013:

VIRTU-2 introduced at the Insigneo Institute for In Silico Medicine, Cardiovascular Seminar day. 

May 2013:

Insigneo launch event. VIRTU-1 results communicated at the Insigneo Institute for In Silico Medicine launch event. 

August 2013:

Dr Paul Morris wins first prize in the Young Life Scientists Symposium 2013, William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University of London.
http://www.younglifescientists2013.com/#!big-day/c1ce3

June 2013:

VIRTUheartTMmodel presentedat the Documentary Film Festival – Doc/Fest as part of a presentation about ‘building a virtual human’.
http://sheffdocfest.com/ 

March 2013:

Dr Paul Morrispresents the VIRTU-heartTM model at the Houses of Parliament to leading academics and MPs of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee. Westminster, London, UK. 

January 2013:

Dr Paul Morris presents VIRTU-1 data and at BCIS 2013 and wins first prize in the British Cardiovascular Interventional Society, Young Investigator Award, London, 2013. 

January 2013:

VIRTU-1 published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology Cardiovascular Interventions.
http://interventions.onlinejacc.org/article.aspx?articleid=1653763&resultClick=3

June 2012:

VIRTU-1 data presented at British Cardiovascular Society 2012 Conference. 

April 2012:

First prize, Public Engagement and Enterprise (My Research in Your Eyes), University of Sheffield, 2013

January 2012:

VIRTU-1 preliminary data presented at TCTMD, USA.
http://www.tctmd.com/show.aspx?id=398&ref_id=110972