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Review Article on fUS imaging in Current Opinion in Neurobiology

Functional ultrasound neuroimaging: a review of the preclinical and clinical state of the art by Thomas Deffieux, Charlie Demene, Mathieu Pernot and Mickael Tanter Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2018, 50:128–135 A review article covering the main articles on functional ultrasound (fUS imaging) of the brain activity was published on February 23rd, 2018, in Current Opinion in Neurobiology. […]

fUS imaging becomes compatible with hybrid PET/CT/fUS Imaging

Currently boiling, imaging medical might have found a unprecedented technique for observing multiple facets of living in real time and non-invasively. Indeed, our team at ESPCI Paris – University PSL (Inserm U979/CNRS/ESPCI Paris), our Research Accelerator Technological (A.R.T. Inserm) in Biomedical Ultrasound and the research center cardiovascular clinic (Inserm / University Paris Descartes) have developed […]

Functional ultrasound imaging of babies makes the cover of Science Translational Medicine

Functional ultrasound imaging of preterm neonates : a world premiere published at the front page of Science Translational Medicine   C. Demené et al., Functional ultrasound imaging of brain activity in human newborns, Science Translational Medicine Vol. 9, Issue 411, doi:10.1126/scitranslmed.aah6756   Our team Inserm U979 “Wave Physics for Medicine” has partnered up with the […]

Functional Ultrasound neuroimaging becomes a WebComics !

  Functional Ultrasound NeuroImaging explained by Brain Trippers at ERCcCOMICS !    Our ERC project FUSIMAGINE is one of the four ERC projects selected in 2017 by ERCcOMICS to be translated into a WebComics created by great artists. ERCcOMICS is a creative and ambitious project (funded by the European Research Council) that exploits the power of visual […]

First clinical fUS imaging on adult patients published in Scientific Reports

Intraoperative functional ultrasound imaging of the human brain activity Marion Imbault, Dorian Chauvet, Jean-Luc Gennisson, Laurent Capelle, Mickael Tanter Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 7304 (2017), doi:10.1038/s41598-017-06474-8 Together with neurosurgeons of La Pitié-Salpétrière hospital, our team has performed a world premiere: for the first time, neurofunctional ultrasound (fUS) imaging of cerebral activity was performed on adult patients […]

First proof of concept of transcranial imaging in awake rodents

Transcranial Functional Ultrasound Imaging in Freely Moving Awake Mice and Anesthetized Young Rats without Contrast Agent   Elodie Tiran, Jérémy Ferrier, Thomas Deffieux, Jean-Luc Gennisson, Sophie Pezet, Zsolt Lenkei, Mickaël Tanter Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (2017)   The first proof of concept of transcranial fUS imaging in awake rodents has been published this month […]

New Publication in NeuroImage : 3D Neurofunctional Ultrasound Imaging of the rat brain visual system

3D Functional Ultrasound Imaging of the cerebral visual system in rodents Marc Gesnik+, Kevin Blaize+, Thomas Deffieux, Jean-Luc Gennisson, José-Alain Sahel, Mathias Fink, Serge Picaud*, Mickael Tanter* Neuroimage (February 2017) 3D functional imaging of the whole brain activity during visual task is a challenging task in rodents due to the complex tri-dimensional shape of involved […]

New publication in Nature Communications : Light controls cerebral blood flow in naive animals

 Light controls cerebral blood flow in naive animals   Ravi L. Runtga, Bruno-Felix Osmanski, Davide Boido, Mickael Tanter, Serge Charpak Nature Communications 8:14191 (January 2017)   A new publication was released in Nature Communications, as a result of the collaboration between our Inserm Unit 979 (led by Mickael Tanter) and the team of Serge Charpak (Inserm […]

Elodie Tiran receives Best PhD Student Award at IEEE IUS 2016

Elodie Tiran receives the Best Student Award of the IEEE International Ultrasound Symposium for her research work on “Multiplane wave imaging” September 22, 2016 The IEEE International Ultrasound Symposium is the major international event in the scientific community of Ultrasound research. The 2016 edition was held this week in Tours, France. Among 1200 abstracts, our student […]

Now hiring..

Hiring two software engineers to join the Inserm U979 team. For more information (in english) contact us directly. L’unité Inserm U979 / Institut Langevin recrute deux chefs de projet ou experts en développement et déploiement d’applications. Envoyer sa candidature à en mentionnant les références du poste.

Wide Media Coverage for our Ultrasound Microscopy paper in Nature

Wide Media Coverage for our Ultrasound Localization Microscopy article in Nature Our publication in Nature, November 26th issue, received a wide interest of the scientific community and beyond. Many journals covered the publication in their news. We thank all of them for their interest !         Nature Podcast – Interview of Mickael […]

Deep in-vivo super-resolution Ultrasound Imaging published in Nature

Ultrafast ultrasound localization microscopy for deep in vivo super-resolution vascular imaging. Nature, 527,499–502 (November 2015)   Physicists of our team “Wave physics for medicine” (Inserm Unit 979) led by Mickaël Tanter has recently demonstrated the use of microbubbles for imaging the vascular network at a microscopic scale deep inside tissue, a work in collaboration with […]

4D microvascular imaging based on ultrafast Doppler tomography

4D microvascular imaging based on ultrafast Doppler tomography. NeuroImage, November 2015 Our team “Wave physics for medicine” (Inserm Unit 979) led by Mickaël Tanter, in collaboration with the Inserm Unit 1130 “Neuroscience Paris Seine” led by Ivan Cohen, has recently published a new article in the NeuroImage journal. This paper presents a new imaging technique […]

New Ultrafast sequence published in Physics in Medicine and Biology

Publication in Physics in Medicine and Biology, October 2015 Multiplane wave imaging increases signal-to-noise ratio in ultrafast ultrasound imaging.   Our team “Wave physics for medicine” (Inserm Unit 979) led by Mickaël Tanter, in collaboration with the Inserm Unit 1130 “Neuroscience Paris Seine” led by Ivan Cohen, has recently published a new article in the […]

New Article in Neuroimage : Functional Ultrasound becomes transcranial !

Our latest Publication in Neuroimage, October 2015 functional Ultrasound imaging becomes fully transcranial and non invasive when combined with Ultrasound contrast agents Our team in collaboration with Dr. Zsolt Lenkei and Dr. Sophie Pezet from the Laboratory of Brain Plasticity at ESPCI, has recently published a new article in NeuroImage showing how fUltrasound has become a […]

EEG/fUltrasound in awake & mobile rats published in Nature Methods

Publication in Nature Methods, August 3rd, 2015 Our two teams involved in ERC fUSimagine, led by Ivan Cohen from Inserm Unit 1130 “Neuroscience Paris Seine” and Mickaël Tanter from Inserm Unit 979 “Wave physics for medicine” at the Langevin Institute (ESPCI/CNRS) have improved the fUS method to make it portable and usable with conscious and mobile rats at […]

Distinguished Lecture of the 57th Meeting of American Assoc. of Physicists in Medicine

The AAPM Annual Meeting & Exhibition held in July draws about 4,000 participants to the world’s largest program of scientific, educational and professional presentations plus technical exhibits and social programs that targets the medical physics community specifically. This year, the Carson-Zagzebski Distinguished Lectureship will be given on Wenesday 15th July by Dr. Mickael Tanter, PhD, […]

Our team is awarded the Grand Prize of Foundation NRJ – Institut de France

Mickael Tanter and his team are awarded the Grand Prize of Foundation NRJ – Institut de France on June 3rd at Institut de France (French Academy of Science) At a solemn ceremony under the dome of the Institut de France Wednesday, June 3 at 15 am, the NRJ Foundation – Institut de France award a […]

New Publication by C. Demene et al in IEEE Trans. Med. Imag.

Our group published this month an article in IEEE Transactions in Medical Imaging on innovative filters for optimal Tissue/Blood discrimination   A major issue in fUltrasound remains the ability of signal processing to discriminate blood flow in very small vessels at low blood speeds (1 mm/s) from cerebral tissue or probe motion artifacts. We introduce […]

Distinguished Lecture at California Institute of Technology

The Advent of Ultrafast Imaging in Biomedical Ultrasound (Joint MedE/CNS Seminar) Mickael Tanter will give a distinguished lecture from the Department of Medical Engineering at California Institute of Technology, USA. Date: May 7, 2015, 4:00–5:00 PM Location: 105 Annenberg Speaker: Mickaël Tanter, Ph.D, French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM) In the last […]