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Implementing a new model

Implementing a new model Reading Literature… Some months have passed since I started working a new version of the Eikonal model. Creating a computational model to solve a biological question has many steps. First it is important to understand the problem at hand. If you don’t have too much experience in the subject, it might …

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How can we create heart cells in the lab?

How can we create heart cells in the lab? Hello everyone, It’s Marilù Casini here (ESR1) and in my previous blog I explained what stem cells are and what they can do. If you lost the article, I highly recommend checking it out. This time we are going to talk about science and cells, the …

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Sunny days, brighter ideas

Sunny days, brighter ideas! Hey! It’s a new month and PersonalizeAF people know it 🙂 May approaches towards its end and, with it, longer days are often also sunny days. To me, that makes easier to focus on work, as I really feel the opportunity to do some activities outside afterwards. Regarding my research, I …

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Transitions

Transitions Spring came with challenges and new developments for my project in PersonalizeAF! Time has been running faster than I can follow up during this pandemic. April went by in the blink of an eye and here I am already a few days late for my post. This was a month for transitions: winter is …

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Teamwork always work

Teamwork always work If you ever find yourself in a cloud don’t go through it alone.. Hey all, this is Narimane early stage researcher 10 from Bordeaux. Let me say, it was a very intense month, we were kept very busy with the lectures, assignments, and deadlines.  As you may already know, the second workshop …

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Supervising student Projects

Ready to work in three fronts Main Project  The core of openCARP is complicated and it has many layers. For that reason, it took me a bit to understand the code. However, my understanding has significantly improved in the last weeks. I have also implemented a big part of the eikonal model part in openCARP …

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Keep moving, keep learning!​

Keep moving, keep learning! Hi there! It has been a long time since my last post but I have new things to tell you all!  In the Easter break I had the opportunity to go to Munich to visit one of my best friends since my university years in Valencia. Four years after living an …

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How virtual hearts can save real hearts

How virtual hearts can save real hearts Patricia Martínez Díaz  4. May. 2021 In previous blogs, we talked about the theoretical basis for understanding how virtual hearts are made. We described the Hodking-Huxley mathematical models and how they helped us to improve our knowledge of the electrical activity of cells. In fact, those equations were …

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Clinical Decision Support Systems

Clinical Decision Support Systems Hello and welcome, happy readers! I hope you are well and in good health in these difficult times. Today I would like to talk to you about clinical decision support systems- early implementations, the existing types, and state of the art techniques. Clinical decision support systems (CDSS) are computer-based programs that …

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CV? Curriculum Vitae? Oh, Conduction Velocity!

CV? Curriculum Vitae? Oh, Conduction Velocity! Getting deeper in the calculus of substrate magnitudes It has been a while since I began the journey of my PhD. I remember that, especially in the first months, I spent a lot of my time reading about atrial fibrillation (AF), therapies to treat it, like pulmonary vein isolation …

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