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03-22-2010, 01:26 AM
MASTER BioMedical Engineering



Cyrille van EFFENTERRE President of ParisTech and Axel KAHN President of University Paris Descartes cordially invite you to the Introductory Seminar of the BME‐Paris Master of Biomedical Engineering

April 7th, 2010. 9h00‐13h00 « Grand AmphithĂ©atre », Arts et MĂ©tiers ParisTech 155 boulevard de l’HĂŽpital, 75013 Paris

This seminar is open to the public.

Potential students, academic faculty and industrials are encouraged to attend.

Please confirm your participation by email to: florian.marquis@ensam.eu or lydie.rosario@parisdescartes.fr




Challenges in the next century will depend upon the development of technology requiring knowledge of biological systems, medical issues and engineering solutions.

This initial meeting will present a sample of selected problems and the potential for biomedical engineering-based solutions and compelling arguments for the development of academic programs to train the next generation of engineers, biomedical scientists and practitioners for exciting career paths.

9h00-9h30: Welcome Coffee.

9h30-10h00: Partenariat Université Paris Descartes-PRES ParisTech et

master de bioingénierie BME-Paris Axel Kahn, President of University Paris Descartes Cyrille Van Effentere, President of PRES ParisTech

10h00-10h20: "Biomechanics at the Mayo Clinic". KN An (Mayo Clinic,Rochester, USA)

10h20-10h40: "Motion analysis, sports and rehabilitation”. A. Cappozzo, (RomaUniversity, Italy).

10h40-10h50: Panel discussion and questions from the audience

10h50-11h20: Coffee break

11h20-11h40: "Quantitative image analysis in cardiovacular and neurodegenerative disease", W. Niessen (Erasmus Medical Center,Rotterdam, NL).

11h40-12h00: "The future of Biotherapy", M. Cavazzana Calvo (Université Paris Descartes, HÎpital Necker Enfants malades, France)

12h00-12h20: "Systems Biology", A. Murray (Harvard University, Cambridge,USA)

12h20-12h40: Presentation of the BME-Paris Master Program by the chairs W.Skalli (Arts et Métiers ParisTech) and R. Barouki (Université Paris Descartes).

12h40-13h00: Panel discussion and questions from the audience.

13h00: Cocktail

Helene Pillet, PhD, Laboratoire de Biomecanique – Arts et Metiers ParisTech