Subject: VPH Newsletter: November 2021

- Call for bids VPH2024 conference
Interested organisations should submit their proposal by February 28th, 2022.
- BECA report compromise amendments include AI and modelling
Have an insight on the compromise amendments on BECA report “Strengthening Europe in the fight against cancer – towards a comprehensive and coordinated strategy,” related to computer modelling and simulation.
-  Multi-sectoral stakeholders gather to discuss digital health governance at the World Health Summit
During the World Health Summit, held online and in Berlin from 24 to 26 October, a report was launched concerning digital health governance structures.
- In silico medicine recommended to aid COVID-19 rapid antigen detection test variant
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) released a 26 October update on the use of rapid antigen detection tests (RADT) for COVID-19 in the EU/EEA.
- European Commission Releases Work Programme 2022
The Work Programme describes the key initiatives for the upcoming year, and it aims to deliver on the Commission’s six headline ambitions, one of which is "A Europe fit for the digital age".
- 2022 VPHi Board of Directors
- Griffith Medal 2020
- ISO Technical Specification
Prof. Alejandro Frangi awarded from MICCAI
Multiple job opportunities at University of Leeds 
In the literature
- Save the date for 2022 VPH Summer School
The 6th VPH Summer School will take place from the 23th to the 27th May 2022 in Barcelona. The thematic will be “Models & Simulations for highly multifactorial disorders.
- Report from the 5th Barcelona VPH Summer School
- PhD positions in Smart Medical Images at King's College London
The calls for two PhDs close on the 8th of December, so have a look at the job descriptions!
- PhD position in Computational Mechanobiology of Spinal Surgery at the Julius Wolff Institute
A PhD position is available within the Computational Mechanobiology Group at the Julius Wolff Institute (Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin). This position is funded to investigate the mechanobiology of tissue regeneration following different spinal surgical interventions.
- ABI seminar on Clinical Workflow 
- ESB webinar: How Simpleware software processes patient-specific anatomies in orthopedics
1 December 2021 at 17:00 – 18:00 CET. Conducted by Dr. Thomas Spirka.
- Avicenna Alliance webinar on Digital twinning and In Silico Approaches to inform treatment and rehabilitation strategies in musculoskeletal conditions
7 December 2021 at 17:00 – 18:00 CET. Conducted by Prof. Ilse Jonkers.
- 44th International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference
On 11-15 July 2022 in Glasgow. This conference is themed “Biomedical Engineering transforming the provision of healthcare: promoting wellness through personalized & predictable provision at the point of care”.
- VPH 2022 Conference
"The Virtual Physiological Human will revolutionise the way health knowledge is produced stored and managed as well as the way in which healthcare is currently delivered."
 European Commission
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