Behavioural responses to a photovoltaic subretinal prosthesis implanted in non-human primates

It could be the first steps to a functional retinal implant to help people with vision degeneration. We also can imagine more futuristic devices like true augmented reality implants we will use instead of AR glasses. Retinal dystrophies and age-related macular degeneration related to photoreceptor degeneration can cause blindness. In blind patients, although the electrical activation of the residual retinal circuit can provide useful artificial visual perception, the resolutions of current retinal prostheses have been…

"Behavioural responses to a photovoltaic subretinal prosthesis implanted in non-human primates"

Augmented reality prototype software for drug molecules developed

Is it efficient to design drugs and to manipulate molecules “with hands”? A team from company Sygnature have done many tests and they have found this method useful for collaborative work. They used Hololens and 3D rendering software to help biochemists to see shapes and structures interactions. Company now works to integrates all functionalities in a easy-to-use software. “It’s good for immersing yourself in a completely different world, but you’re there by yourself,’ says Dr…

"Augmented reality prototype software for drug molecules developed"

Si je tue le patient parce que j’ai suivi l’IA, qui est responsable ?

Dans cette discussion entre un médecin-chercheur (le Pr François Berger) et un philosophe (Jean-Michel Besnier) vous trouverez d’intéressantes réflexions sur l’utilisation de l’IA dans le domaine de la santé. Le point à retenir est celui de la qualité de la donnée qui alimente ces algorithmes, entre bias, émotions implicitement intégrées et simple “trous dans la raquette”. Loin des poncifs actuels sur l’IA, cet entretien nous rappelle que les résultats restent encore partiels et pas toujours…

"Si je tue le patient parce que j’ai suivi l’IA, qui est responsable ?"

Augmented reality optimizes prostate cancer surgery

In a poster presentation at the Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS) 2018, Nicole Wake (doctoral candidate ) explains how augmented reality can help surgeons to better understand patient anatomy. In the particular case of prostate cancer, the preoperative planning is closely related to relationships between the tumor and nearby structures. The use of a Hololens AR helmet to “see it” is “considerably more useful ” according to surgeons who test the solution. Reesearchers from New York University School of…

"Augmented reality optimizes prostate cancer surgery"

Schizophrénie : “être prisonnier d’une autre réalité”

Dans cette campagne de sensibilisation la fondation Pierre Deniker à pris le parti d’utiliser la réalité virtuelle comme illustration de la schizophrénie. Le résultat est particulièrement parlant et fait immédiatement rentrer dans la vision du malade. L’objectif de cette campagne est la déstigmatisation de la schizophrénie”, nous explique la responsable de communication du projet. “Il s’agit d’une maladie assez répandue, puisqu’elle concerne 1% de la population – c’est plus que la maladie de Parkinson ou…

"Schizophrénie : “être prisonnier d’une autre réalité”"

Surgeons use HoloLens to peer into patients’ legs

At St. Mary’s Hospital a team from Imperial College London use a Hololens to see “inside” the body and to prepare surgical interventions. All of the patients first underwent CT scans, to obtain 3D images of the bones and blood vessels in the injured limb. When the HoloLens-wearing doctors were subsequently performing the surgery, those images were superimposed on their view of the leg – to them, it was as if they could actually see through…

"Surgeons use HoloLens to peer into patients’ legs"