Category Archives: Publications
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 […]

Art&Science: Angela Ehrhard’s vision of ERC fUSimagine

End of 2014, the artist Angela Ehrhard created four Artworks for the ERC fUSimagine project. After a visit of our research team and discussion about the ERC project, she worked on Artworks giving her artist vision of the research performed in the ERC grant. The result of this Art/Science meeting is great and illustrate the […]

Invited Presentation on fUltrasound @ ECR’2015

European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2015 From Wednesday 04 March 2015 to Sunday 08 March 2015, SuperSonic Imagine exhibited at ECR 2015, in Vienna, Austria. On Wednesday March 4th  from 12:30 to 1:30 pm – Room M, the Supersonic Imagine symposium invited M. Tanter to present of fUltrasound. “Current and future use of UltraFast™ Imaging The innovation continues” Moderator: […]

The Langlois Foundation Prize awarded to our team

January 15 th, 2014 – Our INSERM team “Wave Physics for Medicine” receives the 2014 Prize Jean Langlois for our research on fUltrasound   The team Wave Physics in Medicine of the Langevin Institute (Inserm / CNRS / ESPCI / UPMC / Université Paris- Diderot) has been awarded the Langlois Foundation Prize for its work on functional brain imaging by ultrasound. This […]

In the 2014 Top Ten Most Downloaded papers of PMB

December 2014 – One of our publications awarded major peers recognition Our 2014 publication on the first proof of concept of 3D Ultrafast Ultrasound imaging published this year in Physics in Medicine and Biology was downloaded more than 1800 times. It is in the 2014 Top Ten most downloaded papers as higlighted by MedicalPhysicsWeb. We warmly […]

M. Tanter awarded the Inserm Opecst Prize 2014

The Opecst-Inserm Prize for 2014 is being awarded to Mickaël Tanter, for his involvement in the development of ultrafast Ultrasound imaging from academic research to industry and clinical translation. Ultrafast imaging is leading today to new imaging modalities in medical ultrasound. It ranges from quantitative elasticity imaging for cancer diagnosis to ultrasensitive Doppler imaging for functional […]

Our research in Science&Avenir magazine

December, 2014 – Our work on ultrasensitive Doppler imaging of the newborn brain highlighted in Science&Avenir magazine Our work published in Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism by Charlie Demené and co-authors in January 2014 is highlighted by the french magazine  Science&Avenir. Presented as a revolution in ultrasound, it is a first step in the development […]

Publication in Nature Comm. on resting state fUltrasound Imaging

October 3rd, 2014 – Our work on Functional Ultrasound Imaging of intrinsic connectivity in the living rat Brain  is published in Nature Communications   The results presented in this manuscript provide the first evidence of  fUltrasound as a new neuroimaging modality for the study of small animal whole brain functional connectivity. The brain dynamically integrates and coordinates the respose to internal and […]

Invited talk at JFR’2014 Radiology symposium in Paris

Applications of Ultrafast Doppler imaging  including fUltrasound will be presented during an invited talk at the french symposium of Radiology, JFR’2014 on Friday October 17th, 2014 The JFR symposium is the most important medical imaging symposium for radiologists in France with more than 1000 scientific presentations and several thousands of participants. It will take place at Palais […]

Our first prototypes for 3D Ultrafast Ultrasound

First ever 3D ultrafast ultrasound imaging in vivo Two research prototypes were designed for 3D Ultrafast Ultrasound imaging at Inserm U979 Wave Physics for Medicine (Langevin Institute, ESPCI/CNRS). First ever in vivo ultrafast volumetric acquisitions were recently published in Physics in Medicine and Biology. These results pave the way for our 3D fUltrasound research in FUSIMAGINE. Abstract- […]

Plenary Talk @ Neuroscience Workshop Saclay

fUltrasound imaging and ERC FUSIMAGINE project will be presented at NeWS in Saclay, France on December 4-5th 2014 The NEuroscience Workshop Saclay (NeWS) is a scientific event organized for and by young scientists, students and postdocs in neuroscience at the Paris Saclay campus. This event is sponsored by the NeuroSaclay initiative which fosters exchange between […]

Lecture on fUltrasound @ Institut Pasteur, Paris

7 septembre 2014, 9h30-18h30, amphithéâtre EMILE DUCLAUX – M. Tanter will give a presentation on “fUltrasound : ultrasound becomes a new neuroimaging modality” for the Opening day of the Innovation Centre and Technological Research at Institute Pasteur This scientific Meeting is organized in order to stimulate scientific discussions and collaborations between researchers from Institut Pasteur […]

fUltrasound tracks odor representation in the brain

NATIONAL PRESS RELEASE I PARIS I 11 JULY 2014 fUltrasound imaging recently provided the first ever in vivo visualization of activity in the piriform cortex of rats during odor perception. This deep-seated brain structure plays an important role in olfaction, and was inaccessible to functional imaging until now. This work also sheds new light on the […]

fUltrasound at IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium 2013

     Mickael Tanter gives an invited presentation on perspectives in functional ultrasonic Imaging of brain activity at the IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium in Prague, 21-25 July 2013. This presentation gave us the opportunity to present the previous work of our team, the basic principles and future applications of fUltrasound. Title : fUltrasound : Functional Ultrasonic Imaging […]

Review article on ultrafast imaging in biomed ultrasound

    Our review article on the current and future applications of Ultrafast Imaging in biomedical Ultrasound is published in January 2014 in IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. This article is an extensive review of the state-of-the-art in ultrafast Ultrasound. The concept of Ultrafast Imaging of shear waves for Elasticity Imaging, Ultrafast Contrast […]