Kick-off meeting of MY SPINE

The kick-off meeting of one of IBEC’s EU projects, MySpine, is taking place at the institute this week. The consortium partners from the Netherlands, Austria, France, Spain and Hungary have gathered to outline the work packages for ‘Functional prognosis simulation of patient-specific spinal treatment’ and discuss the plans for the next six months.

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IBEC’s Damien Lacroix, group leader of the Biomechanics and Mechanobiology group, is coordinator of the FP7-funded project, which aims to address the current limitations in the treatment and prognosis of back problems such as degenerative disc disease.