“The unique fusion of individual innovative technologies will provide a novel diagnostic tool leading to a better understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of rare anaemia.”

Lars Kaestner, Coordinator of CoMMiTMenT

News archive

  • Jan
    CoMMiTMenT Partner OptoRobotix ApS at Photonics West 2018
    CoMMiTMenT Partner OptoRobotix ApS presents three papers at this year's Photonics West in the sub-conference Complex Light & Optical Forces. They will be addressing questions of contemporary optical cell sorting and the new research discipline coined Light Robotics. In addition, PI Jesper Glückstad acts as co-chair, session chair, executive planning member and has SPIE Fellow duties at the...
  • Jan
    UZH and Epigem start trial for newly developed instrument
    CoMMiTMenT partners UZH and Epigem launched the combined Memantine/MeChem trial in Afula Hospital, Israel, in December 2017. MeChem is the result of both partners’ collaborative work within CoMMiTMenT. The diagnostic device could help identify which patients are most likely to benefit from the tested medicine and monitor the impact of different treatment doses on patients and prevention...
  • Aug
    CoMMiTMenT Partner OptoRobotix Publishes Invited Review Paper on Light Shaping Techniques
    CoMMiTMenT Partner OptoRobotix announced their publication of the invited review paper “Light Shaping with Holography, GPC and Holo-GPC” in De Gruyter’s Optical Data Processing and Storage, issue June 2017. The article compares two spatial phase-only modulation techniques: phase-only computer generated holography and Generalized Phase Contrast (GPC). It further discusses novel hybrid schemes that...
  • May
    6th CoMMiTMenT Progress Meeting adjacent to the 21st ERCS Meeting
    Double opportunity to talk about rare anaemias and their treatments
  • Feb
    CoMMiTMenT Partner OptoRobotix publishes paper on Holographic Generalized Phase Contrast
    CoMMiTMent Partner OptoRobotix announced publication of the paper “Holo-GPC: Holographic Generalized Phase Contrast” in Elsevier’s Optics Communication Journal, issue June 2017. The article introduces a hybrid of holography and GPC, coined Holo-GPC, which can efficiently control both the individual shape and the collective distribution of a light beam resulting from light shaping methods based on...
  • Feb
    Register now for 21st ERCS Red Cell Club Meeting in Heidelberg
    Organized by CoMMiTMenT Coordinator Lars Kaestner of Saarland University, the 21st ERCS Red Cell Club Meeting, subtitled “Erythrocytes life cycle – from stem cells to senescence”, will take place at the EMBL in Heidelberg (Germany) from 27 April to 1 May 2017. Registrations and abstract submissions for this international expert conference are welcome via the official website, where information on...
  • Jan
    CoMMiTMenT Consortium member ORX announces book publication in the Elsevier Nanophotonics series
    CoMMiTMenT beneficiary ORX announced the publication of a book entitled “Light Robotics – Structure-mediated Nanobiophotonics” in the Elsevier Nanophotonics Series, for May 2017. This book, co-authored by Jesper Glückstad, ORX founder and Professor and Group Leader at the Department of Photonics Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark, and Darwin Palima, Associate Professor in the...