News

Oct
2021

October 2021

Brain simulation in a GDPR compliant infrastructure
Workshop at HBP Summit

Please join us for our workshop Brain simulation in a GDPR compliant infrastructure at the HBP Internal Day, October 13th, Human Brain Project Summit 2021.

Find out more here

Sep
2021

September 2021

TVB-Cloud featured in the Ars Aequi Podcast

TVB-Cloud was presented by Michael Cepic and Mariana Rissetto on Ars Aequi - a podcast led by the Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law at the University of Vienna.

Listen here

Aug
2021

August 2021

International School of Brain Cells & Circuits Lecture
Modeling the brain course

Prof. Petra Ritter will teach at the International School of Brain Cells & Circuits “Camillo Golgi” 2021 course Modeling the brain. She will give a lecture on Modeling neurodegenerative disorders.

The course will be offered from Nov 30 to Dec 4 in Erice, Sicily, Italy.

Find out more here

Aug
2021

August 2021

31st Alzheimer Europe Conference
Digital Event

Prof. Ritter will give a keynote at the 31st Alzheimer Europe Conference, Resilience in dementia: Moving beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

The keynote lecture is entitled, From virtual brain simulation to personalised prevention and treatment of dementia and will take place online on the 30th of November, 2021.

Find out more here

Aug
2021

August 2021

Bernstein Conference 2021
Digital Event

Meet the Spokesperson of the National Research Data Initiative in Neuroscience NFDI-Neuro. Prof. Ritter and her team at the Bernstein Conference 2021.

The digital event will take place on September 21-23. A dedicated booth will be offering information on Research Data Management in Neuroscience.

Find out more here

Aug
2021

August 2021

Meet the Berlin Mayor, Prof. Detlev Ganten & Prof. Petra Ritter at Berlin City Hall
Berlin, Germany

Prof. Petra Ritter will be part of an exciting talk “Große ForscherInnen, kleine ForscherInnen: Wissenschaftsgenerationen im Gespräch mit“ hosted by Michael Müller, Mayor of Berlin and Senator for Science and Research.

The event is free and family friendly. The talk is in German, and starts August 14th at 1100.

Find out more here

Aug
2021

August 2021

HBP & The European Brain Summit 2021
Brussels, Belgium

Meet Prof. Ritter at the HBP & The European Brain Summit 2021. She will be on the panel What to expect from technology and treatment innovation in brain health.

The summit will be held in Brussels, from the 12th to the 15th of October. The four-day event features:

· The European Brain Summit on October 12

· Two days of an open scientific conference from October 14-15

The European Brain Summit is an event for EU policymakers organized in partnership with the European Brain Council.

The objective is to deliver insights about the future of brain research in Europe and discuss how the EU can advance brain health research and lead scientific breakthroughs.

Find out more here

Aug
2021

August 2021

XXIV Congress of the European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Marseille, France

On September 10 Prof Ritter will speak at the XXIV Congress of the European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery during the plenary session Brain Prediction.

Prof. Ritter will discuss using personalized Virtual Brain Cloud simulations to augment diagnosis, infer mechanisms, and predict intervention outcomes in neurodegenerative disease.

Find out more here

 

Jul
2021

July 2021

Latest results of our EOSC project VirtualBrainCloud will be presented at the AAIC2021
Event online, and in Denver, USA

AAIC in Denver and Online, July 26-30 2021

Register Here

Jul
2021

July 2021

EBRAINS has been selected for ESFRI Roadmap 2021

Brain Simulation Section at the Charite and BIH contributes to EBRAINS with Virtual Brain Cloud Technology.

ESFRI identifies research infrastructure measures for Europe that are important in terms of strategy and research policy.

Find out more here

Jul
2021

July 2021

Key Collaboration

The Virtual Brain Cloud, EBRAINS and AI-MIND have formed a key strategic collaboration towards AI revolution in brain health care.

Find out more here

Jul
2021

July 2021

NFDI-Neuroscience
5th Community Workshop

Participate in the 5th community workshop of NFDI-Neuroscience on July 13th - 14th. There will be several lectures on research data management contributed by the Charité Brain Simulation section members.

Find out more here

Jun
2021

June 2021

NFDI Conference 2021

Prof Ritter will present the Initiative National Research Data Infrastructure Initiative (NFDI) Neuroscience at the NFDI Conference 2021 that takes place on July 8.

Find out more here

Jun
2021

June 2021

Prof. Ritter appointed NFDI-Neuro Spokesperson

Prof Ritter has been appointed as spokesperson for the National Research Data Infrastructure Initiative Neuroscience (NFDI-Neuro).

 

Jun
2021

June 2021

Visualisation of large brain dataset processing on HPC clusters

Watch this amazing visualization of what happens when large datasets are processed on HPC clusters:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsW6xN2f2jc

The visualisation depicts the reproducible processing of 41,180 brain images from UK Biobank by Virtual Brain Cloud consortium partner FZJ.

The video is part of the OHBM Brain Art Competition – you can participate and vote here.

Jun
2021

June 2021

CNS*2021 Workshop

At CNS*2021 we will be holding a workshop on Training resources for cross initiative data-driven modeling workflows.

Prof Petra Ritter will introduce training resources for The Virtual Brain.

July 6 at 10-13:30 EDT / 16-19:30 CEST.

Register here

Jun
2021

June 2021

6th TVB-EBRAINS Integrated Workflows
September 3rd 2021

The purpose of this workshop series is to discuss interfaces and workflows of The Virtual Brain (TVB) in the EU Flagship’s Research Infrastructure EBRAINS.

Register here

Jun
2021

June 2021

European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience (EITN) Workshop
June 10th 2021

Learn about TVB-integrated workflows in upcoming European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience (EITN) workshop Computational Neuroscience in EBRAINS on June 10th.

Register here

Jun
2021

June 2021

5th TVB-EBRAINS Integrated Workflows
June 4th 2021

The purpose of this workshop series is to discuss interfaces and workflows of The Virtual Brain (TVB) in the EU Flagship’s Research Infrastructure EBRAINS.

Register here

Jun
2021

June 2021

Charité joins EBRAINS AISBL as associate member

On June 1st 2021, the Charité joins the EBRAINS AISBL as an associate member with the opportunity to co-design future iterations of EBRAINS’ cutting-edge tools and services.

Find out more

Jun
2021

June 2021

NFDI-Neuro Webinar by Prof. Ritter: Data Integration through Simulation: The Virtual Brain Cloud
digital event

The National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) Neuroscience is committed to organize and sustain cross-community research data management (RDM) in neuroscience.

The webinar starts at 1700 on June 1st 2021.

More info here

May
2021

May 2021

OHBM 2021 Educational Course ”An Introduction to Network Neuroscience”
digital event

OHBM 2021 Educational Course ”An Introduction to Network Neuroscience” has just been announced here.

Find out more about the courses here.

Organised by: Andrew Zalesky & Alex Fornito

Speakers: Janin Bijsterbosh, Shella Keilholz, Rpb Smith, Bratislav Misic, Rick Betzel, Anne Sizemore Belvins, Martijn van den Heuvel, Petra Ritter

  • Streamed on May 31st and June 1st:

    Part I: Alex, Janine, Shella, Rob, AndrewPart II: Bratislav, Rick, Ann, Martijn, Petra

  • Interactive Session (Monday May 31):

    12 pm Los Angeles | 3 pm New York | 5am Melbourne (+1day) | 9pm Berlin

May
2021

May 2021

European Brain Research Area (EBRA) workshop videos now online

European Brain Research Area (EBRA) workshop videos are now online. Watch our presentation of The Virtual Brian Cloud.

Watch here

May
2021

May 2021

NER'21 Symposium Advanced Electrophysiology Signatures of Neurodegenerative Disease
online event

10th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering

more information, programm and session recordings: https://neuro.embs.org/2021/

 

Apr
2021

April 2021

New paper on virtual connectomic datasets in Alzheimer's Disease & aging

Our latest paper, "Virtual connectomic datasets in Alzheimer's Disease and aging using whole-brain network dynamics modelling" is in press at eNeuro.

Read the preprint here

Apr
2021

April 2021

Young Researchers Event 2021 – EBRAINS for next-generation brain medicine
Online Talks
  • Lecture by Prof. Petra Ritter on May 26 at 12:30-13:10
  • Hands on workshop on May 26 from 15:40 - 17

Register here

 

Apr
2021

April 2021

We present our work at the 10th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering
Online Talks

Various lectures on Virtual Brain Cloud topics will be featured at the symposium, such as “Multiscale Co-Simulation of Deep Brain Stimulation" and the “The Virtual Brain Cloud” presented by Prof. Ritter.

For more information about the schedules and talks:

  1. At the symposium “Multiscale brain modeling” on May 5th from 10:00 to 12:00
  2. At the symposium “Advanced Electrophysiology Signatures of Neurodegenerative Diseases” on May 6th from 10:00 to 12:00

Register here

 

Apr
2021

April 2021

Health Data Platform Solutions
Online Lecture

Prof. Ritter will chair BIH-Charite Translation Hub Digital Medicine's next online lecture on Health Data Platform Solutions on April 22nd 2021. The lecture will be held by representatives from our partner Indoc Research.

Register here

 

Mar
2021

March 2021

European Parliament Workshop on Data Sharing
Videos now online

Videos of the EU Parliament workshop on data sharing organized by Virtual Brain Cloud partners Alzheimer Europe and Charite are now online.

Watch here

Mar
2021

March 2021

McGill Summer School: The Virtual Brain lectures & workshops

Learn to use The Virtual Brain: Lectures with subsequent hands on session at the McGill Summer School in Nonlinear Dynamics for the Life Sciences with Applications to Neuroscience and Psychology.

Registration is open!

Find out more here

Mar
2021

March 2021

NFDI-Neuro Workshop

Sharing Data – Connecting Research – Pooling Brains: How can we uplift collaboration in neuroscience.

Organized by Bernstein Network Computational Neuroscience and NFDI-Neuro.

March 30 17-18 CET.

Find out more here

Mar
2021

March 2021

CAMH Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics Speakers Series

Watch an online presentation by Dr. Ritter on The Virtual Brain Cloud as part of the CAMH Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics Speakers Series.

March 30 at 11-12 pm EST / 17-18 CET.

Find out more here

Mar
2021

March 2021

11th INCF Assembly lecture on The Virtual Brain

Prof. Ritter will give a lecture about The Virtual Brain at the 11th INCF Assembly – taking place online. Registration is open now.

The Virtual Brain Lecture is on April 21, Session 6: Tools and infrastructure showcase at the 2021 INCF Assembly.

Mar
2021

March 2021

BrainWEEK talk - Petra Ritter

Join us for the 2021 talk series Vom Reiz der Sinne - Wahrnehmung und Gehirn. Petra Ritter will hold the fourth talk in the series on 16.03.2021, Können wir ein virtuelles Gehirn erschaffen und am Computer simulieren?.

The talk will be held in German. The event will take place online.

Find more details here.

Mar
2021

March 2021

Research data management in clinical neuroscience: the national research data infrastructure initiative

New publication in De Gruyter Neuroforum.

Read it Here

Mar
2021

March 2021

NFDI-Neuro: building a community for neuroscience research data management in Germany

New publication in De Gruyter Neuroforum.

Read it Here

Mar
2021

March 2021

EEG measures for clinical research in major vascular cognitive impairment: Recommendations by an Expert Panel. Neurobiology of Aging.

Paper currently in press.

More information and links coming soon.

Mar
2021

March 2021

New European Cluster for Imaging Biomarkers (ECIP)

We are proud to be part of the newly established European Cluster for Imaging Biomarkers (ECIP) https://www.ebra.eu/ecib-cluster/ by the European Brain Research Area (EBRA).

Mar
2021

March 2021

Bridging scales in Alzheimer's disease: Biological framework for brain simulation with The Virtual Brain

Paper currently in press in Frontiers Neuroinformatics.

More information and links coming soon.

Mar
2021

March 2021

New Alzheimer Europe report identifies key recommendations on legal capacity and decision making of people with dementia

Today, Alzheimer Europe launches a new report, “Legal capacity and decision making: The ethical implications of lack of legal capacity on the lives of people with dementia”, which looks at the intersection between legal rights and ethical considerations in relation to legal capacity and decision making.

report download

Mar
2021

March 2021

Health RI Conference 2021

Experience the Virtual Brain Cloud at the Health RI Conference 2021 on March 4th.

The conference takes place online and provides updates on Health Research Infrastructure activities.

Find out more about the conference here

Mar
2021

March 2021

New publication on multi-scale brain simulation & Alzheimer's disease

We are pleased to announce a new publication, "Multi-scale brain simulation with integrated positron emission tomography yields hidden local field potential activity that augments machine-learning classification of Alzheimer's disease".

Read it here

Mar
2021

March 2021

TVB-EBRAINS Integrated Workflows
4th Virtual Workshop on March 12 at 9am to 15:00 CET

The purpose of this workshop series is to discuss interfaces and workflows of The Virtual Brain (TVB) in the EU Flagship’s Research Infrastructure EBRAINS.

Register here

Mar
2021

March 2021

Alzheimer Europe sets out recommendations to improve data sharing in dementia research

Alzheimer Europe has launched a new report “Data Sharing in Dementia Research”, which reviews recent changes in EU research policy and sets out recommendations to improve data sharing in dementia research. The report identifies key barriers and enablers for data sharing. The full report can be found here.

Read more here

Feb
2021

February 2021

EU Parliament workshop “Digital data for dementia research and innovation” by The Virtual Brain Cloud

Our agenda comprises of speakers of the following organisations: EU Parliament, Gates Ventures Europe, Alzheimer Europe, EC DG Connect Unit H.3., EBRAINS AISBL, European Alzheimer’s Alliance and Charité University Medicine Berlin.  Agenda

Workshop summary

Feb
2021

February 2021

Brain Modelling as a Service: The Virtual Brain on EBRAINS

We are proud of the collaboration that went into this paper. 43 Authors! Fantastic teamwork.

Read Publication Here

Feb
2021

February 2021

BIDS Extension Proposal: Computational Model Specifications - Contributions Welcome!

Brain Imaging Data Structure [BIDS] is a community effort to define standards in data / metadata. Please contribute to this proposal which extends the original specification to further integrate different kinds of data, such as imaging methods we use for brain visualisation and simulation.

All are welcome to add suggestions to this draft.

BIDS draft document

Jan
2021

January 2021

30th Alzheimer Europe Conference videos are now available online

Videos of the 30th Alzheimer Europe Conference are now online. Presentations include: AI approaches for dementia research, diagnosis & treatment and Dementia research and AI: ethical, legal and social implications.

 

Jan
2021

January 2021

New paper on security & cloud computing under the European Legal Framework

We are pleased to announce the publication Mapping the European Legal Framework on Security Requirements for Cloud Computing Infrastructures in the Healthcare Sector.

The paper was authored by Michael Cepic, Mariana Rissetto. In it we outline the different legislation governing security of cloud infrastructures in Europe and how their legislative security approaches might differ.

Read the paper here

Jan
2021

January 2021

DataLad

TVB-Cloud develops a solution for the “Reproducibility Crisis” for sensitive data. DataLad is an important component to this solution. To find out more, watch the newly published video “What is DataLad?”

Watch here

Jan
2021

January 2021

New publication in press

Measures of Resting State EEG Rhythms for Clinical Trials in Alzheimer’s Disease Patients: Recommendations of an Expert Panel.

(2021) Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association

Dec
2020

December 2020

Brain Innovation Days
Keynote Speech

We are proud to share with you that The Virtual Brain Cloud has been selected for a keynote speech at the launch event of the Brain Innovation Days series.

Watch the entire digital launch event - including Petra Ritter's keynote speech, The Virtual Brain Cloud: Making personal health data actionable here.

Dec
2020

December 2020

TVB-Cloud: EBRAINS Research Facility

Our consortium Virtual Brain Cloud - led by the Charité Berlin - serves as a Research Infrastructure Facility supporting EBRAINS – the digital research infrastructure of the EU Flagship Human Brain Project. Find out more about EBRAINS and see an overview of all EBRAINS facilities on page 21 of the below Discover EBRAINS booklet.

Download Discover EBRAINS booklet

Dec
2020

December 2020

Humboldt Forum Opening

Join us for the digital opening of the Humboldt Forum in Berlin on the 16th of December.

We are excited and proud to announce that the Brain Simulation Section has contributed interactive applications powered by The Virtual Brain to the Humboldt Labor's inaugural exhibition, After Nature.

Find out more here

Dec
2020

December 2020

5th HBP Student Conference on Interdisciplinary Brain Research

We are pleased to announce that Petra Ritter will hold a keynote lecture on The Virtual Brain Cloud at the 5th HBP Student Conference on Interdisciplinary Brain Research in February 2021. In addition a course on the Virtual Brain Cloud will be offered - addressing the processing of personal data in the cloud.

Find out more here

Dec
2020

December 2020

Brain Connectivity Workshop 2021
Open for registration

Brain Connectivity Workshop goes virtual in May 2021 with the topic Consciousness and Cognition.

The program is online and registration is now open.

Register here

Nov
2020

November 2020

New Paper on the biological framework for multi-scale brain simulation with The Virtual Brain

We are pleased to announce the preprint of From genes to network models of Alzheimer's disease: Biological framework for multi-scale brain simulation with The Virtual Brain.

The paper was authored by Leon Stefanovski, Jil Mona Meier, Roopa Pai, Paul Triebkorn, Tristram Lett, Leon Martin, Konstantin Bülau, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, Ana Solodkin, Anthony McIntosh, Petra Ritter.

Read the preprint here

Nov
2020

November 2020

“Personalized Multi-scale Brain Simulation” Virtual Course
Register for our Online Course running from Dec 2020 to Feb 2021

This course provides basic knowledge on personalized brain network modeling. Students will gain theoretical knowledge and subsequently use this knowledge to construct models, process multi-modal imaging data for creating individualized models, run simulations and use supporting neuroinformatics tool such as collaboratories, pipelines, workflows and data repositories.

 

Find out more here

Nov
2020

November 2020

Computational Modeling of Candidate Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration Webinar
Recording now online

The recording of the public webinar Computational Modeling of Candidate Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration by Petra Ritter is now online.

Watch now

Nov
2020

November 2020

Our recent work will be presented at AD/PD 2021

We will present our recent work, The Virtual Brain Cloud - Towards personalized multi-scale brain simulation using neuroimaging cohorts for Alzheimer's disease research at the 15th International Conference on Alzheimer's & Parkinson's Disease AD/PD 2021.

More on AD/PD here

Nov
2020

November 2020

European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Projects EXPO

Visit The Virtual Brain Cloud Booth at the EOSC Projects EXPO from November 16 to 19. Members of our consortium will be available live throughout the event.

Realizing the European Open Science Cloud Towards a FAIR research data landscape for the social sciences, humanities and beyond.

Watch a video about TVB Cloud here

Nov
2020

November 2020

Petra Ritter to talk at the DGKN annual conference.

The DGKN (German Society for Clinical Neurophysiology and Functional Imaging) will be holding their annual conference virtually from November 10 - 14. Petra Ritter will give a presentation on Personalized Brain Simulation in the Presidential Symposium on November 13th.

Find more info here

Nov
2020

November 2020

Pawel Swieboda to give keynote at Future Medicine Science Match

We are delighted that Pawel Swieboda, Director if the Human Brain Project and Founding CEO of EBRAINS will give the keynote at the Future Medicine Science Match organised by Der Tagesspiegel and Berlin Institute of Health.

Event takes place on 7.11.2020!

More details and registration here:

Find more info here:

Nov
2020

November 2020

Workshop “Neural control: From data to machines"
Please join the talk by Petra Ritter on November 26st!

Full program and registration via this link:

Find more info here

Oct
2020

October 2020

Virtual Research Environment
First Release

We are happy to announce the first release of the Virtual Research Environment (VRE) 0.1.0. at the Charité & BIH. Find out more about the VRE on the BIH website.

You can watch a video demo of the VRE here. The VRE is now undergoing evaluation by the Berlin State Data Protection Commissioner. Upon approval the VRE will go into operation.

Oct
2020

October 2020

Evaluating the Alzheimer's Disease Data Landscape
New Paper

We are pleased to announce a new paper, which has been accepted for publication: Evaluating the Alzheimer's Disease Data Landscape.

The paper was authored by Colin Birkenbihl, Yasamin Salimi, Daniel Domingo-Fernándéz, Simon Lovestone on behalf of the AddNeuroMed Consortium, Holger Fröhlich, Martin Hofmann-Apitius and the Japanese Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, and the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

The paper will soon be published by Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions.

Oct
2020

October 2020

New paper on effects of Neuregulin-1 on Excitation-Inhibition Balance
Accepted by Cerebral Cortex Journal

We are pleased to announce a new paper coming soon: Brain Network Simulations Indicate Effects of Neuregulin-1 Genotype on Excitation-Inhibition Balance in Cortical Dynamics.

The paper was authored by Pedro Costa Klein, Ulrich Ettinger, Michael Schirner, Petra Ritter, Dan Rujescu, Peter Falkai, Nikolaos Koutsouleris, Lana Kambeitz-Ilankovic, & Joseph Kambeitz.

The paper will soon be published by Cerebral Cortex Journal.

Oct
2020

October 2020

Future Medicine Science Match 2020
Artificial Intelligence in Translational Medicine

Apply now with your project for the Future Medicine Science Pitch until October 18th 2020! Abstract submission has been extended to October 18th.

Call for the Future Medicine Science Pitch -  Future Medicine Science Match 2020 – Artificial Intelligence in Translational Medicine: https://dialog.tagesspiegel.de/future-medicine/

Find more info here

Oct
2020

October 2020

Falling Walls - Science Breakthroughs of the Year

Watch our Falling Walls Finalist Prof. Petra Ritter presenting her science breakthrough in the Life Sciences Category here: https://bit.ly/2SN2nYZ. Register for free to join the virtual showcase of the Science Breakthroughs of the Year from 1 – 10 November 2020 here: www.falling-walls.com/2020. #WorldScienceSummit

See the Video Here

Oct
2020

October 2020

Videos: GDPR Impact in Health Research
Individual talk videos now online

You can now watch the GDPR Impact in Health Research 2020 conference videos online, organized in a chronological playlist that covers all sessions.

Watch the videos here

Oct
2020

October 2020

New publication on AI models for predictive diagnostics of dementia
Published by EPMA Journal

We are pleased to announce a new publication: Differences in cohort study data affect external validation of artificial intelligence models for predictive diagnostics of dementia - lessons for translation into clinical practice.

The paper was authored by Colin Birkenbihl, Mohammad Asif Emon,  Henri Vrooman, Sarah Westwood, Simon Lovestone, on behalf of the AddNeuroMed Consortium, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, Holger Fröhlich & the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.

Read the paper here

Oct
2020

October 2020

Videos: The Virtual Brain on EBRAINS
Explainer videos

Virtual Brain Cloud is Partnering Project of the Human Brain Project and EBRAINS.

Check our our series of explainer videos and get an overview of all integrated tools!

Watch the videos here

Oct
2020

October 2020

Videos on TVB-EBRAINS workflows
From the July 20, 2020 TVB-EBRAINS Integrated Workflows workshop

Our platform is built in alignment with other major platforms like HBP’s e infrastructure EBRAINS.

The recordings of the TVB-EBRAINS Integrated Workflows workshop which took place in July, 2020 are now online and available openly.

Find the workshop recordings here

Oct
2020

October 2020

Videos on the Virtual Research Environment
Explainer Videos

Virtual Brain Cloud is partnering with the Charité / BIH Virtual Research Environment – a potential production environment for our platform. We've prepared a series of videos to explain the mission of the Virtual Research Environment.

Watch the videos here

Oct
2020

October 2020

Videos: The Virtual Brain Node#10
Watch the workshops online!

The Virtual Brain Node#10 took place in Berlin this year. You can now watch the recordings online.

Get an update on how to use The Virtual Brain platform.

Watch the videos here

Oct
2020

October 2020

GDPR Impact in Health and Research conference recordings

The videos of the recent GDPR Impact in Health and Research Conference held by Virtual Brain Cloud are now online.

Watch the Conference Now

 

Oct
2020

October 2020

30th Alzheimer Europe Conference
20th - 22nd October 2020, Digital Event

We will present our EU project Virtual Brain Cloud at the 30th Alzheimer Europe Conference. At this virtual conference we will present “AI approaches for dementia research, diagnosis and treatment” and “Dementia research and AI: ethical, legal and societal implications”. We also will host a virtual booth where conference visitors can find out more about The Virtual Brain Cloud project.

Info & Registration

 

Sep
2020

September 2020

GDPR Impact Conference
18 September 2020 Online

Join us for a free conference on the impact of GDPR on digitization of biomedical research and clinical applications, including those using AI. VirtualBrainCloud will act as a case study, providing insight into the challenges and practical solutions of working with patient data.

Info & Registration

May
2020

May 2020

Data Sharing in Health Research Webinar

If you're interested in how a big health data project like The Virtual Brain Cloud handles data sharing & privacy, check out this webinar organised by our partner the University Vienna Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law.

Watch the webiner here.

Apr
2020

April 2020

Latest TVB-Cloud report online

Learn more on our Cloud Implementation Strategy applying „Trusted Cloud” Principles
find the report here

Apr
2020

April 2020

Indoc joins TVB-Cloud

We are pleased to inform you that Charite finalized sub-contracting Indoc (https://www.indocresearch.org/) for their support in technical coordination of TVB-Cloud.

Apr
2020

April 2020

VirtualBrainCloud Use Cases and Infrastructure Workshop

We had a fantastic technical workshop on VirtualBrainCloud Use Cases and Infrastructure on January 15th at the Charité Brain Simulation Section in Berlin.

Great to have such excellent experts working together as a team. The Trusted Health Cloud Infrastructure is evolving! Check out some pictures on the Brain Simulation Lab website.

Apr
2020

April 2020

Advances in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Therapies Fokus Meeting
2- 5 April 2020 in Vienna

AAT-AD/PD™ 2020 will not be postponed. For the first time, AAT-AD/PD™ 2020 will be held as an entirely virtual meeting.
More here: https://aat-adpd.kenes.com/

Mar
2020

March 2020

Join us in Calgary and Lethbridge (Canada) for 2 lectures and a workshop on The Virtual Brain!

In March 2020 Dr. Petra Ritter, Dr Paul Triebkorn and Jan Stansinski MSc will present two lectures and a workshop on The Virtual Brain in Lethbridge & Calgary, Canada

Dr. Petra Ritter will hold a lecture on The Virtual Brain simulation platform: Inferring principles of network interactions underlying cognition at the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience on March 17th @ 12:15pm.
More on brainsimulation.org

Mar
2020

March 2020

Cologne Neuroscience Day
06 March 2020, Cologne, Germany

Dr. Petra Ritter will deliver a keynote lecture entitled "The Virtual Brain – Multi-scale principles of brain function and dysfunction" at the Cologne Neuroscience Day at Universität zu Köln on March 6th.

On the event website, you can find the full program and more details. You can sign up via the online registration form.

Feb
2020

February 2020

Topic in Frontiers Neuroinformatics: ‘Brain Modeling of Neurodegenerative Disorders’
Contributions until February 29 2020

We'd like to bring attention to a new Research Topic in Frontiers Neuroinformatics: ‘Brain Modeling of Neurodegenerative Disorders’. We invite for your contributions!

Please contribute to the article collection:
Brain Modeling of Neurogenerative Disorders

Feb
2020

February 2020

TVB-cloud at Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2020
Barcelona, Spain 24-27 February, 2020

We are excited to announce that the The Virtual Brain and Virtual Brain Cloud will have a booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February 24-27 2020. We will be showing our work alongside the Human Brain Project and industry partners Eodyne and Indoc.

Feb
2020

February 2020

Medical University Charité's 26th Neurokolloquium
February 15 2020, Berlin, Germany

The 26th Neurokolloquium will be held on the 15th of February at the Charité Campus Virchow Klinikum. Neurokolloquium is an annual symposium put on by the Charité Clinic and University Outpatient Department for Neurology, during which a variety of lectures and presentations are held on topics from the entire spectrum of work done in the Neurology Department. Themes include therapy, diagnosis, historical content and controversial topics from the field. As part of the day's events, Dr. Petra Ritter will present a guest lecture on The Virtual Brain, covering how brain simulations can aid in better understanding and treatment of neurological illnesses.

Lectures and presentations will be held in German. The event is free for employees and students of the Charité Neurology Department. The fee for external participants is 20€. Please find further details on the program and how to register here.

Feb
2020

February 2020

The Virtual Brain at the Human Brain Project Summit
Athens, February 3 - 6 2020

Meet the TVB team at the Human Brain Project Summit & Open Day in Athens from February 3 to 6!

We will present at the "Explore the Brain" EBRAINS booth on Open day, February 3rd and have a dedicated TVB session on February 5th. Find out about all the TVB tools and services that we made available via EBRAINS!

Jan
2020

January 2020

Dr. Petra Ritter & Paul Triebkorn present The Virtual Brain at Urania
Urania Berlin, January 21 2020

Petra Ritter and Paul Triebkorn will present The Virtual Brain at Urania Berlin on January 21st, 2020. Urania Berlin is one of the leading centers of dialog between science, the humanities and the public. We are excited to join the many leading scientists who deliver lectures and talks in their areas of research at Urania. The talk will be a part of a series called Berlin Brains 2020, during which neuroscientists working in Berlin will present their current work to the public.
Find out more details about the event here.

Jan
2020

January 2020

Dr. Petra Ritter to give a lecture on TVB at Bernstein Center Berlin
January 20, 2020, Berlin, Germany

Dr. Petra Ritter will be holding a lecture on The Virtual Brain at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin on January 20th, 2019. The lecture will begin at 4pm in the BCCN lecture hall. Guests are welcome! Please send an email to Dr. Ritter for registration.

Dec
2019

December 2019

BrainModes 2019
Pokhara, Nepal December 11 - 13, 2019

BrainModes 2019 will be taking place in Pokhara, Nepal from the 11th to the 13th of December and we'll be there! BrainModes is an annual meeting that brings together international experts from various disciplines and seeks to explore innovative means of understanding complex brain activity and multimodal neuroscience data sets. This year's meeting will focus on exploring "Unified Principles of Brain Connectivity and Dynamics".
more on Brainsimulation.org

Dec
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December 2019

Hands-on TVB training course in Berlin
December 3 2019

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a training course for The Virtual Brain at the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin on December 3rd, 2019. The course is intended for students of the Bernstein Center, however if you are not a student there but are interested in joining please contact petra.ritter@charite.de.

We hope you enjoy the program we have put together this year, for more details, please see here.

Nov
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November 2019

Building Networks in Epilepsy - 1st workshop
Berlin, 29 November 2019

Prof. Dr. Ritter will join researchers from both the Charité and King's College London in presenting her research at the 1st of two workshops focussed on interdisciplinary research in the field of epilepsy. In the workshops researchers will develop new ideas to understand and treat epilepsy better, and also to understand the basic workings of the brain.
more information here

Nov
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November 2019

Digital Medicine – Opportunity or Risk for Women?
Berlin, 29 November 2019

Please join us for Prof. Dr. Ritter’s talk Digital Medicine – Opportunity or Risk for Women? at the International Conference for Mentoring in Medicine on November 29 at the Berlin Museum of Medical History. The talk will be held in the historic Lecture Hall Ruin.

Please find the conference's morning program here, which is open to the public.

Nov
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November 2019

The Virtual Brain on Exhibition at the Bundestag
November 27 2019 - December 19 2019

The Human Brain Project shows their work at the German Parliament Bundestag. The Virtual Brain is a central part of the exhibition.

Meet Dr. Petra Ritter during the opening event on Nov 27th . Dr. Ritter will also lead a guided tour through the exhibition on Nov 28.
Access to the exhibition is only possible after prior registration via the website.
This exhibition is in partnership with The Human Brain Project, and includes many beautiful exhibits about the brain. You don't want to miss it.
More information about the program here.

Nov
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November 2019

Human Brain Project EBRAINS Brain Days
Heidelberg, November 25-29 2019

Join us for the HBP EBRAINS Brain Days in Heidelberg from 25 - 29 November!

Registrations are open for the HBP EBRAINS Brain Days.
The four-day programme features exciting workshops which cover an array of topics including EBRAINS, data sharing, High Performance Analytics and Computing, and coding.
Learn more on HBP EBRAINS Brain Days

Nov
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November 2019

Interview with Dr. Petra Ritter on RBB, listen in the next 7 days
November 13-20 2019

Published on the 13th of November this year, Dr. Petra Ritter gives a short and very informative interview about the Brain Simulation Unit at Charité, including topics of brain health, healthy ageing, and learning.

You can read some choice quotes, or listen to the 6 minute interview

here: RBB, for the next 7 days only. It's a limited time, so make sure you hear it before it's gone.

Sep
2019

September 2019

2nd GA meeting
September 06 2019

The 2nd VirtualBrainCloud General Assembly meeting took take place on Friday, September 06 2019 in Barcelona, in the frame of the Barcelona Cognition Brain and Technology summer school @ SPECS-lab (IBEC).

Sep
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September 2019

Barcelona Cognition Brain and Technology summer school
September 02-13 2019

The Barcelona Cognition Brain and Technology (BCBT) summer school took place 2.-13. September 2019 in Barcelona.

Our TVB-Cloud 2nd General Assebly meeting took place on September 6 as part of the BCBT.

 

 

Aug
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August 2019

The Virtual Brain Node#9
August 31 2019

The Virtual Brain Node#9 took place on August 31st in Warsaw as part of the annual INCF conference supported by the Human Brain Project. In hands-on session it was shown how to use The Virtual Brain Simulation software for personalised brain simulations!

Jul
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July 2019

TVB-Cloud is partnering project of HBP
July 16 2019

Virtual Brain Cloud became Partnering Project of the EU Flagship Human Brain Project.

Press relaese

Jul
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July 2019

TheVirtualBrain: Interactive Brainweb Atlas

TheVirtualBrain Atlas, a collaborative project with Human Brain Project (HBP), has been getting a lot of attention lately: Have you heard about the new interactive Brainweb Atlas? You can flip, rotate, and click around this online 3D model to learn about the different regions of the brain and their functions.
Try out - https://t.co/R3fzz1R0sH

Jun
2019

June 2019

Long Night of the Sciences Berlin 2019
Berlin, Germany

Like in the past two years, the Brain Simulation Section is joining to present educational and fun experiments and lectures, showcasing how practical brain simulation can improve our lives.

Jun
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June 2019

Berliner Hoffest 2019
Berlin, Germany

The Brain Simulation Unit was exhibiting along side The Berlin Institute of Health(BIH), show casing our real time brain visualisations and brain simulation work with The Virtual Brain.

Apr
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April 2019

Workshop
July 16-17 2019

We are proud to announce that the 1st work- shop of VirtualBrainCloud will take place at the next CNS2019 in Barcelona July 16-17!

Jan
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January 2019

Kick-off meeting
January 25 2019

The VirtualBrainCloud kick-off meeting took place on January 25 2019 in Berlin, hosted by the coordinator CHARITE.