Subject: VPH Newsletter: April 2014

_________VPH News__________
Monthly newsletter of the Virtual Physiological Human 
for Integrative Biomedical Research
April 2014 issue
Abstract submission dead-line expiring in few days: May 15th 
...Don't miss it out!!
For those who want to contribute to the transformation of biomedicine through the converged efforts of the life sciences, the mathematical sciences and engineering, VPH2014 is arguably one of the most important European conferences to attend this year. Please visit the conference webpage for more information about registration, the programme and traveling to Norway. We look forward to seeing you in Trondheim. 
    VPH DISCOUNT                            TRAVEL AWARD for STUDENTS
VPH Success stories
Help us to identify the 
most successful VPH projects
The VPH Institute has created an on-line questionnaire to collect examples of successful VPH projects. The best ones will be used as flagship of the VPH research in the future communication activities towards European policy makers to ensure the VPH potentials are largely disseminated and supported. 
POLICY NEWS
EC launches a "Public Consultation on the Green Paper on Mobile Health"
This Consultation is open until 3 July 2014. Outcomes will be published in the second quarter of 2014 and respective policy actions are due to be taken in 2015. Read more
The establishment of a third Programme for the Union's action in the field of health (2014-2020) opens new funding opportunity to VPH  
Information Day on the 3rd European Health Programme
European Commission publishes e-Health inequality Report
Publication of EC Communication on effective, accessible and resilient health systems
European Parliament signs off on remaining piece of Horizon 2020
Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda on Big Data Value for Europe
VPH COMMUNITY
Extended deadline for the contribution to the Tianhe-2 Challange: May 30th
The VPH Institute has agreed with the National Supercomputing Center in Guangzhou - China to launch a grand challenge that could allow breakthroughs in computational biomedicine. Give us your contribute! Read more
New postgraduate subject on Multiscale Cancer Modelling and In Silico Medicine 
Read more
Avicenna: second project event with Industrial Researchers - June 6th, Rome
Read more
The call for paper for the VPH-Share workshop at ECCB14 is now open!
Read more
New ecancer special issue published on personalised medicine
Read more
CHIC project featured in The Parliament Magazine
A full page article on the CHIC "Computational Horizons In Cancer" project appeared in the official Parliament magazine, featuring the coordinator Dr Georgios Stamatakos from ICCS in Athens 
VPH EVENTS
§ eHealth Forum
10/12 May 2014, Athens
4/5 September 2014, Vienna
§ ECCB'14
 7/10 September 2014, Strasbourg
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