Paolo Gargiulo, dósent

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Paolo Gargiulo is an Associated Professor and works at center of Medical Technology Center - Reykjavik University /University Hospital Landspitali. He studied at TU Wien and finished his PhD in 2008. He has have been active in the field of Clinical Engineering, medical image processing and 3-D modeling and tissue engineering. He developed at Landspitali a rapid prototyping service to support surgical planning with over 200 operation planned. He has published 59 papers in peer reviewed international journals and chapters in academic books. He is consultant of MedEl for the development of larynx pacemaker, he co-operating with Össur on the use of EEG to evaluate cortical reorganization in lower limb amputees, with Hjartavernd and NIH to study muscle atrophy or degeneration in aging associated to life styles and co-morbidities, and with Washington University (US) in Brain Modeling project. Since December 2013 Paolo Gargiulo is the director of the Institute of Biomedical and Neural Engineering and the Icelandic center of Neurophysiology.


1992 Qualified at the Technical institute of informatics and electronic “F. Giordani” Naples, Italy 2001 Graduated at the University of Naples “Federico II” Degree in Electronic engineers with specialization in Biomedical engineering 2001 Master thesis at Research and Development department, University Hospital Iceland: “Research and experimentation of telemedicine applications for seamen in the North Atlantic” 2008 PhD study at the Vienna University of Technology - TU Wien : “3D Modelling and Monitoring of Denervated Muscle under Functional Electrical Stimulation Treatment and Associated Bone Structural Changes”


2002- Landspitali, Clinical Engineering 2008- Assistant Professor School of Science and Engineering, Reykjavik University 2009- Consultant work for Med-el Hearing Implant Company 2014- Director of the Institute of Biomedical and Neural Engineering 2014- Promotion to Associate Professor 2015- Funding person for the Icelandic Centre of Neurophysiology

Kennsluferill í HR

2020-1T-510-MALIMælitækni og lífsmörk
2019-1T-510-MALIMælitækni og lífsmörk
2019-1T-629-INDESjálfstætt verkefni
2018-3T-621-CLINKlínísk verkfræði
2018-3T-316-STAFStafræn rafeindatækni
2018-1E-544-EEGPHeilariti í sálfræðilegum rannsóknum: Notkun og túlkun niðurstaðna
2018-1T-621-CLINKlínísk verkfræði
2018-1T-629-INDESjálfstætt verkefni
2017-3T-306-RAS1Greining rása
2017-3T-316-STAFStafræn rafeindatækni
2017-1T-806-INDESjálfstætt verkefni
2016-3T-861-EEGWEEG workshopTheory and Applications
2016-3T-306-RAS1Greining rása
2016-3T-806-INDESjálfstætt verkefni
2016-3T-316-STAFStafræn rafeindatækni
2016-1E-215-HSKYHugræn sálfræði og skynjunarsálfræði
2016-1T-861-EEG1Inngangur að heilaritum: Mælingar og greining
2016-1T-629-INDESjálfstætt verkefni
2016-1T-861-SPECValið efni í heilbrigðisverkfræði
2015-3T-621-CLINKlínísk verkfræði
2015-3T-629-INDESjálfstætt verkefni
2015-3T-316-STAFStafræn rafeindatækni
2015-3T-861-SPECValið efni í heilbrigðisverkfræði
2015-1T-860-MALSMálstofa í heilbrigðisvísindum
2015-1T-629-INDESjálfstætt verkefni
2015-1T-861-SPECValið efni í heilbrigðisverkfræði
2014-3T-621-CLINKlínísk verkfræði
2014-3T-316-STAFStafræn rafeindatækni
2014-3T-861-SPECValið efni í heilbrigðisverkfræði
2014-1T-861-BIOSLífmerki og myndvinnsla
2014-1T-860-MALSMálstofa í heilbrigðisvísindum
2014-1T-860-RANNRannsóknartengt verkefni í heilbrigðisverkfræði
2014-1T-629-INDESjálfstætt verkefni
2013-3T-100-AFVVAðferðafræði verkefnavinnu
2013-3T-621-CLINKlínísk verkfræði
2013-3T-861-SPECValið efni í heilbrigðisverkfræði
2013-1T-510-MALIMælitækni og lífsmörk
2013-1T-860-RANNRannsóknartengt verkefni í heilbrigðisverkfræði
2013-1T-629-INDESjálfstætt verkefni
2013-1T-861-SPECValið efni í heilbrigðisverkfræði
2012-3T-100-AFVVAðferðafræði verkefnavinnu
2012-3T-621-CLINKlínísk verkfræði
2012-3T-861-SPECValið efni í heilbrigðisverkfræði
2012-1T-861-BIOSLífmerki og myndvinnsla
2012-1T-510-MALIMælitækni og lífsmörk
2012-1T-629-INDESjálfstætt verkefni
2011-3T-100-AFVVAðferðafræði verkefnavinnu
2011-3T-621-CLINKlínísk verkfræði
2011-3T-629-INDESjálfstætt verkefni
2011-1T-510-MALIMælitækni og lífsmörk
2011-1T-810-RANNRannsóknartengt verkefni í verkfræði
2010-3T-621-CLINKlínísk verkfræði
2010-3T-861-BIOSLífmerki og myndvinnsla
2010-1T-510-MALIMælitækni og lífsmörk
2009-3T-621-CLINKlínísk verkfræði
2008-3T-610-STODStoðtæki og gervilíffæri

Viðurkenningar og styrkir

- 2007 Co-author in the winning paper at MIMICS Innovation award in Washington USA - 2008 Finalist for Student Innovation award (as supervisor) Nýsköpunarverðlaun forseta Íslands 2008 - 2012 Finalist for Student Innovation award (as supervisor) Nýsköpunarverðlaun forseta Íslands 2013 - 2013 Young scientist of the year at University Hospital Landspitali - 2015 1st price poster session in digital health MEIBIOENG2015 (UK Biomedical engineering society, annual meeting) -2016 1st Price, article at XIV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2016


Articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals 2012-2016 •Singularity-free finite element model of bone through automated voxel-based reconstruction. L Esposito, P Bifulco, P Gargiulo, M Fraldi. Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering 19 (3), 257-262 •Recovery from muscle weakness by exercise and FES: lessons from Masters, active or sedentary seniors and SCI patients. U Carraro, H Kern, P Gava, C Hofer, S Loefler, P Gargiulo, K Edmunds, ...Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 1-12 •Coupling multiscale X-ray physics and micromechanics for bone tissue composition and elasticity determination from micro-CT data, by example of femora from OVX and sham rats. P Hasslinger, V Vass, A Dejaco, R Blanchard, G Örlygsson, P Gargiulo, ..International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanincs. 1-47 •"Quantitative Computed Tomography and image analysis for advanced muscle assessment." Edmunds, K. J., Gíslason, M. K., Arnadottir, I. D., Marcante, A., Piccione, F., & Gargiulo, European Journal of Translational Myology 26.2 (2016). •Biology of muscle atrophy and of its recovery by FES in aging and mobility impairments: roots and by-products U Carraro, H Kern, P Gava, C Hofer, S Loefler, P Gargiulo, S Mosole, ...European Journal of Translational Myology 25 (4), 221-230 •Bone Mineral Density and Fracture Risk Assessment to Optimize Prosthesis Selection in Total Hip Replacement Þ Pétursson, KJ Edmunds, MK Gíslason, B Magnússon, G Magnúsdóttir, P Gargiulo. Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine •U Carraro, KJ Edmunds, P Gargiulo. 3D false color computed tomography for diagnosis and follow-up of permanent denervated human muscles submitted to home-based Functional Electrical Stimulation. European Journal of Translational Myology 25 (2), 129-140. •KJ Edmunds, P Gargiulo. Imaging approaches in functional assessment of implantable myogenic biomaterials and engineered muscle tissue. European Journal of Translational Myology 25 (2), 63-76. •L Wiedemann, J Chaberova, K Edmunds, G Einarsdóttir, C Ramon, P Gargiulo. Low-amplitude craniofacial EMG power spectral density and 3D muscle reconstruction from MRI. Eur J Transl Myol-Basic Appl Myol. 25 (2), 93-99. (2015) •Improving planning and post-operative assessment for Total Hip Arthroplasty. B Magnússon, Þ Pétursson, K Edmunds, G Magnúsdóttir, G Halldórsson, P Gargiulo. Eur J Transl Myol-Basic Appl Myol. 25 (2), 101-108 (2015) •L Esposito, P Bifulco, P Gargiulo, M Fraldi. Singularity-free finite element model of bone through automated voxel-based reconstruction. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering,. 1-6 (2015) •H Halldórsson, AJ Arason, M Sigurðardóttir, P Gargiulo, MK Magnússon, ...Sjaldgæft tilfelli af vöðvabandvefsæxli með bólgufrumuíferð í hægri kinnkjálka. Læknablaðið (2015) •Gargiulo, P., P. Belfiore, E. A. Friðgeirsson, S. Vanhatalo, and C. Ramon. "The effect of fontanel on scalp EEG potentials in the neonate." Clinical Neurophysiology (2014). •MK Gislason, A. Procopio, G. Örlygsson, Ó. E. Sigurjónsson H. Jonsson Jr., P. Gargiulo. Finite element modelling of the distal radioulnar joint. Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik (2014) •Joseph Lovecchio, Sandra M. Jónsdóttir-Buch, Guðrún Kristín Einarsdóttir, Magnús Kjartan Gíslason, Gissur Örlygsson, Ólafur Eysteinn Sigurjónsson1 and Paolo Gargiulo. Assessment of Perfusion Bioreactors System Using µCT Technology and 3D Modeling Methods. Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik (2014) •Czenek, Agnes; Blanchard, Romane; Dejaco, Alexander; Sigurjónsson, Ólafur; Örlygsson, Gissur; Gargiulo, Paolo; Hellmich, Christian “Quantitative intravoxel analysis of microCT-scanned resorbing ceramic biomaterials - Perspectives for computer-aided biomaterial design” Journal of Materials Research , 29(23), 2757-2772. •Ramon C, Garguilo P, Fridgeirsson EA, Jens Haueisen J. Changes in Scalp Potentials and Spatial Smoothing Effects of Inclusion of Dura Layer in Human Head Models for EEG Simulations. Frontiers in Neuroengineering 7 (2014). • MK Gislason, P Ingvarsson, P Gargiulo, S Yngvason, V Guðmundsdóttir, (2014) Finite element modelling of the femur bone of a subject suffering from motor neuron lesion subjected to electrical stimulation. European Journal of Translational Myology 24 (3) •P Gargiulo, T Helgason, C Ramon, H Jónsson jr…(2014). CT and MRI assessment and characterization using segmentation and 3D modeling techniques: applications to muscle, bone and brain. - European Journal of Translational Myology, 2014 •Gargiulo P, Björnsson GÁ (2013) Integrated Medical Modeling Service to Optimize Planning for Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis and Maxillofacial Surgeries: 5 Years’ Experience. Anaplastology 2:121. doi: 10.4172/2161-1173.1000121 •Gargiulo, Paolo, Sigrún Björk Sævarsdóttir, Bryndís Baldvinsdóttir, and Ingvar Hákon Ólafsson. "Use of 3 Dimensional Models and Navigation System in Preparation for Brain Surgery." Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik (2013). •Gargiulo, Paolo, Benedikt Helgasson, Benedikt Magnússon, Throstur Pétursson, Gianluca Mario Izzo, Gígja Magnúsdóttir, Grétar Halldórsson, Jan Tribel, and Halldor Jónsson. "Monitoring Bone Density from Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty using Computed Tomography and 3D Modeling Techniques." Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik (2013). •Helgason, T., P. Gargiulo, V. Gudmundsdottir, S. Knutsdottir, S. Yngvason, and P. Invarsson. "Changes in Shape and Density of Denervated Muscles: Case Reports." Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik. •Marcante, A., R. Zanato, M. Ferrero, S. Zampieri, H. Kern, R. Stramare, P. Gargiulo, U. Carraro, and S. Masiero. "Recovery of Tetanic Contractility of Denervated Muscle: A Step Toward a Walking Aid for Foot Drop." Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik. •Magnússon, Benedikt, Þröstur Pétursson, Gígja Magnúsdóttir, Grétar Halldórsson, Jan Triebel, and Paolo Gargiulo. "Gait analysis, bone and muscle density assessment for patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty." European Journal of Translational Myology 22, no. 4 (2013): 155-160. •Pétursson, Þröstur, Benedikt Magnússon, Benedikt Helgason, Gigja Magnúsdóttir, Grétar Halldórsson, Jan Tribel, and Paolo Gargiulo. "Bone and muscle assessment in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty using HU based analysis." European Journal of Translational Myology 22, no. 3 (2013): 147-152. •Gargiulo, Paolo, Benedikt Magnússon, Benedikt Helgason, Carmelina Befaro, and Þröstur Pétursson. "Bone Mineral Density and Fracture risk assessment for patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty as support for decision making." European International Journal of Science and Technology Vol. 2 No. 5 96-105 •Gargiulo Paolo, Throstur Pétursson, Benedikt Magnússon, Paolo Bifulco, Mario Cesarelli, Gianluca Mario Izzo, Gígja Magnúsdóttir et al. "Assessment of Total Hip Arthroplasty by Means of Computed Tomography 3D Models and Fracture Risk Evaluation." Artificial organs (2013). •Friðgeirsson, Egill A., Paolo Gargiulo, Ceon Ramon, and Jens Haueisen. "3D segmented model of head for modelling electrical activity of brain." European Journal Translational Myology-Basic Applied Myology 22, no. 1&2 (2012): 57-60. •Benedikt Magnússon, Halldór Jónsson jr, Þröstur Pétursson, Gígja Magnúsdóttir, Grétar Halldórsson, Jan Triebel, Paolo Gargiulo “Gait Analysis, bone and muscle density in THA patients” Basic and applied myology: BAM 12/2012; 22(3&4):135-140. •Þröstur Pétursson, Paolo Gargiulo, Benedikt Magnússon, Gigja Magnúsdóttir, Grétar Halldórsson, Jan Tribel, Halldór Jónsson jr “Bone and muscle assessment for total hip arthroplasty” .Basic and applied myology: BAM 12/2012; 22(3&4):129-134. •Paolo Gargiulo, Thordur Helgason, Páll Ingvarsson, Winfried Mayr, Helmut Kern and Ugo Carraro “Medical Image Analysis and 3-D Modeling to Quantify Changes and Functional Restoration in Denervated Muscle Undergoing Electrical Stimulation Treatment” Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences 2012, 2:10