Subject: VPH Newsletter: February 2015

_________VPHi news__________
February 2015   
Monthly newsletter of the Virtual Physiological Human 
for Integrative Biomedical Research
Avicenna Alliance to become voice of in silico community at EU level
By working with members and policy makers to identify bottlenecks to in silico research and marketing of in silico products, the Avicenna Alliance will establish itself as the go-to organisation for all things related to in silico medicine in the EU policy environment. Read more
POLICY NEWS

Commission says VPH to be research priority
Read the interview with Director of the 
Health and Wellbeing Unit of the European Commission’s 
DG Connect, Peteris Zilgavis on the research priorities 
in eHealth in the Digital Agenda.
Avicenna Alliance to develop Public Private Partnership on in silico medicine
The Avicenna Alliance has been given the green light by the European Commission to pursue the creation of a Public Private Partnership (PPP) on in silico medicine. Read more
President Juncker’s EFSI gambit found out
ERC publishes Advanced Grant Calls
ERA Chairs grants to boost research excellence in the EU
VPH COMMUNITY
Find out more about Horizon 2020 in this three minute animation clip which will give you a general overview of the programme specifics.
VPH Workshop on Clinical Data Management and Sustainability: only a few seats left!
New EURECA one-stop-shop on ecancer.org
Health Management Article: Fighting the rising tide of dementias
The in-silico medicine approach towards early differential treatment
New TRANSFoRm Publication
"Early diagnostic suggestions improve accuracy of GPs: a randomised controlled trial using computer-simulated patients" Kostopoulou et al BJGP 2015
Now available the proceedings of the 6th International Advanced Research Workshop on In Silico Oncology and Cancer Investigation
Read the latest newsletter of CHIC - Pmedicine - VPH DARE @ IT
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Available a position for a Research Associate in Image Analytics in Large-scale Databases at CISTIB (Sheffield University)
Deadline for submission: 17 March 2015 Read more
______ Avicenna news ______

Participants Delighted With The Outcome Of Event 4
Visit the new Avicenna website
New design gives Avicenna a cutting edge website for a cutting edge project. Check it out
Venue Confirmed for Event 5
Avicenna’s fifth and final event will be held in the Agency for Health Quality and Assessment of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain Read more
VPH EVENTS
§ Insigneo Showcase 2015
8 May 2015, University of Sheffield (U.K.)
§ Personalised Medicine 2015
13-15 May 2015, Cambridge (U.K.)
4-5 June 2015, Barcelona (Spain)
20-22 October 2015 Lisbon (Portugal)
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