Author: Alexandra

Starting a postdoc in Oslo

I am really pleased to join the team of Kent Mardal in the mathematics department at the University of Oslo !

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WCCM-ECCOMAS 2020 congress

Accepted abstract for oral communication Congress cancelled due to COVID19 Numerical assessment of intracranial pulsatility in a brain aging context A. Vallet¹, Y. Davit¹ , E. Schmidt² and S. Lorthois¹ 1 Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse, CNRS, Toulouse, France. alexandra.vallet@imft.fr, yohan.davit@imft.fr & sylvie.lorthois@imft.fr 2 CHU de Toulouse, ToNIC UMR 1214, INSERM, Toulouse, France. […]

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[FR] Congrès, Fragilité du sujet agé 2020

La réponse biomécanique du système nerveux central est corrélée à la fragilité chez des patients présentant un vieillissement cérébral pathologique. CONTEXTE Le concept de fragilité est interprété comme un vieillissement accéléré induisant un risque accru d’apparition de maladies dont les maladies neurodégénératives. La fragilité et le vieillissement cérébral pathologique semblent partager des processus neurobiologiques communs. […]

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Paper accepted in Journal of Neurology

Our paper “Biomechanical response of the CNS is associated with frailty in NPH-suspected patients ”  is accepted in Journal of Neurology ! I hope this is the beginning of a long series (and good story) ! Abstract : “Frailty is known to predict dementia. However, its link with neurodegenerative alterations of the central nervous system (CNS) […]

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Researchers’ Night 2019

I initiated an outreach action for the Researcher Night event 2019 in Toulouse based on a new mode of narrative for sciences. An immersive and interactive game was presented to the public. The players experienced the scientist tools to unravel a Sherlock Holmes’s enigma about the mysterious crime of Mr. Brain. The body of Mr. […]

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BRAIN & BRAIN PET 2019 – Yokohama

The results about the intracranial fluid dynamics alterations related to the cortical thickness were presented to the Brain & Brain Pet 2019 congress in Yokohama.

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Hydrocephalus 2018 – Bologna

The results about the realtion between frailty and the CNS mechanical properties were presented at the Hydrocephalus 2018 congress, in Bologna – Italy

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Neuroscience 2018 – San Diego

Poster presentation

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Opening position for Master internship

Cloture des candidatures : 3 Décembre 2018 Titre : Modélisation du transport du liquide cérébro-spinal dans l’espace périvasculaire. Responsable(s) : Lorthois Sylvie (DR CNRS) en collaboration avec E. Schmidt (Neurochirurgien, CHU Toulouse) et A. Vallet (Post-doc INSERM). Laboratoire: Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse, Groupe Milieux Poreux et Biologiques. Sujet du stage Contexte : Le […]

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