MEGIN Matters

MEGIN Matters – February 2024

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MEGIN Matters – January 2024

Happy New Year from MEGIN! We were pleased to attend IESS in Dubai this January to spread awareness on how MEG is a valuable tool in presurgical evaluation. It was wonderful to exhibit with our distributor in the region, AMICO. We were also thrilled to see MEG on the agenda with a luncheon symposium presented by Vahe Poghosyan, PhD, Head of the MEG unit and Consultant of Neuronavigation at KFMC, Saudi Arabia.

MEGIN Matters – December 2023

At AES 2023, MEGIN was delighted to announce a partnership with FIND Neuro, a disruptive start-up that reconstructs brain network maps to enable treatment of neurological diseases. FIND Neuro originated at Mass General Hospital and was co-founded by Dr. Noam Peled (CEO), Prof Steven Stufflebeam (Head of the Advisory Board), and Avi Yaron (Executive Chairman), developing a pioneering platform aimed at improving neurosurgical outcomes for patients. Read the announcement to learn more.

MEGIN Matters – November 2023

It was an exciting two days at Epilepsy Awareness Day presented by Sofie’s Journey, meeting and connecting with the epilepsy community to share how MEG is a powerful tool in presurgical evaluation. We were proud to support two excellent talks at this expo featuring MEG.

MEGIN Matters – October 2023

We look forward to sponsoring the MEG-UKI conference at Trinity College Dublin. We are also pleased to sponsor two presentations at Epilepsy Awareness Day presented by Sofie’s Journey at Disneyland Resort in California: ‘Advanced imaging in epilepsy: How MEG can assist in surgery’ with Dr. James Wheless of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, and ‘The epilepsy surgery journey: A family’s perspective’ with the Oostveen family and Paul Ferrari, PhD of Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

MEGIN Matters – September 2023

We’re excited to be attending the 16th Annual ASFNR Meeting in Boston on October 7-9, 2023. We also look forward to sponsoring the MEG-UKI Conference at Trinity College Dublin, as well as the upcoming Epilepsy Awareness Day presented by Sofie’s Journey at Disneyland Resort in California on October 30-31, 2023. 

MEGIN Matters – August 2023

We’re delighted to be sponsoring the 1st MEG Symposium at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. The aim is to share the latest developments in MEG research and includes a hands-on session for MEG beginners, as well as a workshop on combining brain stimulation and MEG. We are also pleased to release a new MEGIN Spotlight with Dr. Olga Taraschenko, Dr. Valentina Gumenyuk and Dr. Matthew Rizzo from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). UNMC has a long history as a MEG site in the United States, and recently upgraded to MEGIN’s TRIUX™ neo. 

MEGIN Matters – July 2023

The 35th International Epilepsy Congress in Dublin is fast approaching and we are looking forward to meeting with a global group of customers, KOLs, and new connections at this conference. If you’d like to meet with us, please visit booth #336 or get in touch with our team attending.

MEGIN Matters – June 2023

We were delighted to be at ISACM in Japan at the end of May, and connect with the members of this society again in-person. We were proud to have Liisa Helle, Product Manager, also present a seminar, “strengthening best practices in clinical MEG: see the new MEGIN platform in action.” Our team also visited our customer-partner recently at the University of Florida, Gainesville to support with MEG training!  

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MEGIN Matters – May 2023

We were delighted to sponsor MEG Nord in Helsinki this month, and connect with customers, key opinion leaders and new faces! At the end of April, we were also proud to sponsor the Second MEG Texas Consortium, part of the Cook Children’s Health Care System 2023 Pediatric Neuroscience Conference Meeting of the Mind. We are also thrilled to share the TRIUX™ neo is now operational at our customer partner, The Human Neuroscience Platform at Campus Biotech, Geneva.

MEGIN Matters – April 2023

We were delighted to spend some time in Memphis, Tennessee. We had a special visit touring the Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital MEG Lab with a group of key thought leaders, and were proud to exhibit at Le Bonheur’s 16th Annual Pediatric Neurology Symposium. We are also excited to sponsor MEG Nord 2023. This is the 6th Nordic MEG conference, “dedicated to the development of MEG research, technology and clinical applications in Northern Europe and the Nordic countries. 

MEGIN Matters – March 2023

We are proud to announce the sale of a TRIUX™ neo to Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI), in Phoenix, Arizona. As an accredited Level 4 Epilepsy Center, BNI is one of the leading institutions for the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of adult epilepsy. BNI was recognized by US News Best Hospitals Neurology & Neurosurgery, 2022-2023, and Newsweek World’s Best Hospitals, Neurosurgery 2023.

MEGIN Matters – February 2023

The TRIUX™ neo has been installed at Campus Biotech, Geneva, officially becoming the first MEG in Switzerland. The group has made a fantastic video highlighting the arrival of the MEG and installation, featuring interviews with John Fulford, Managing Director, MEGIN, and Gwenaël Birot, MEEG-BCI Facility Manager, Human Neuroscience Platform (HNP), Campus Biotech.

MEGIN Matters – January 2023

Proud to share some of our 2022 highlights! We are looking forward to further building on our successes in 2023 with all our customers, partners, colleagues, and friends in MEG.

MEGIN Matters – December 2022

We are excited to release our holiday message, with a fun augmented reality (AR) TRIUX™ neo! Happy holidays and we look forward to our continued partnership in the New Year.

MEGIN Matters – November 2022

It was fantastic to exhibit for the first time at Epilepsy Awareness Day at Disneyland Resort, California. We enjoyed connecting with patients, caregivers, advocates and clinicians at this event to discuss MEG and epilepsy. ​​​​​​We were proud to sponsor a 1 hour “Ask the experts” talk with Dr. Saleem Malik and Kate Cooper, focusing on “better surgical outcomes using MEG.” We were also pleased to see MEG featured on the agenda with a talk by Dr. Erika Pietzsch. ​​​​

MEGIN Matters – October 2022

We are excited to be first-time exhibitors at the Epilepsy Awareness Day event at Disneyland Resort, California, on October 31-November 1, 2022.

We look forward to connecting with clinicians, patients, caregivers, and advocates at this event. We are proud to also be sponsoring a 1 hour “Ask the experts” talk with Dr. Saleem Malik and Kate Cooper, focusing on “better surgical outcomes using MEG.”

MEGIN Matters – September 2022

We are thrilled to announce our sponsorship of a CURE Epilepsy webinar, presented by Dr. James Wheless, Professor and Chief of Pediatric Neurology and the Le Bonheur Chair in Pediatric Neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis.

MEGIN Matters – August 2022

We are proud to be a gold sponsor of BIOMAG. Our team are looking forward to being back at this conference in Birmingham, UK, after 4 years since the last meeting in Philadelphia. We are also thrilled to announce our sponsorship of the WOPM satellite meeting at BIOMAG.

MEGIN Matters – July 2022

We are thrilled to announce we are sponsoring the European MEG Society (EMEGS), one-day satellite workshop at BIOMAG. The focus of this workshop is “Investigation of human language with MEG: from research to clinical applications.”

MEGIN Matters – June 2022

This summer, we are proud to be a gold sponsor of BIOMAG, hosted at the University of Birmingham, August 28-September 1, 2022. We are also thrilled to announce we are sponsoring the European MEG Society (EMEGS), one-day satellite workshop at BIOMAG.

MEGIN Matters – April 2022

Some of our distributors and field engineers spent a few days being trained in servicing our MEG technology. This will support our expanding global team in carrying out customer service for over 80 devices in 24 countries. It was great to have our distributors from Blue Star and ABEX onsite with our team. Thank you Aston Brain Center for being our host for this training.

MEGIN Matters – March 2022

We are delighted to share these photos from Aalto University. This site has recently completed their installation and achieved system acceptance for the TRIUX™ neo. We look forward to seeing future developments with MEG utilization from this institution!

MEGIN Matters – February 2022

MEGIN announces sale of TRIUX™ neo to the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health. We were proud to see this press release also featured in Medical Device News Today and Bioquick News. 

MEGIN Matters – January 2022

We are proud to offer a brief insight into the 2021 highlights at MEGIN. Watch the video to see what we’ve been up to in the last year with installations, trainings, events, new hires and more. We thank you for your continued support and look forward to all we can achieve in 2022.

MEGIN Matters – December 2021

We are excited to release our holiday message, with a fun take on our TRIUX™ neo! From of all of us at MEGIN, happy holidays and we look forward to our continued partnership in the new year.

MEGIN Matters – November 2021

The MEGIN Masterclass program launched earlier this autumn. This is an insightful series of complimentary, 1 hour webinars, each hosted by a leading mind in MEG on various topics. MEGIN Masterclasses offer an opportunity to learn in more detail about the latest research, clinical cases, and software developments, with time at the end of each session for Q&A.

MEGIN Matters – October 2021

MEGIN’s dedicated Customer Care Team has been extremely busy. We have recently installed a TRIUX™ neo at Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location Amsterdam, Netherlands. Despite travel still restricted, MEGIN continues to globally install new devices, conduct routine service and maintenance, and deliver world-class training to our customers. We are very proud of our team for navigating this “new normal,” and continuing their excellent work.

MEGIN Matters – September 2021

MEGIN’s dedicated Customer Care Team has been extremely busy. We have recently installed a TRIUX™ neo at Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location Amsterdam, Netherlands. Despite travel still restricted, MEGIN continues to globally install new devices, conduct routine service and maintenance, and deliver world-class training to our customers. We are very proud of our team for navigating this “new normal,” and continuing their excellent work.

MEGIN Matters – July 2021

We are excited to launch a brand new webinar initiative, the MEGIN Masterclass, featuring an array of Key Opinion and Thought Leaders in the field. Planned topics include how MEG is supporting Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia research, MEG software developments, and MEG in epilepsy cases.

MEGIN Matters – April 2021

MEGIN is delighted to announce that ABEX Global Healthcare, a partner of ABEX and its sister companies, has been selected as our commercial distributor and support contractor. We are also pleased to announce updates to our Training and Education program for our customers.

MEGIN Matters – January 2021

MEGIN is delighted to announce that Blue Star Ltd has been selected as our commercial distributor and support contractor in India. We are also pleased to announce the completion of the MEGIN Community Pilot Project.

MEGIN News – October 2020

We are delighted to announce MEGIN OY is expanding their operation into Japan and launching MEGIN KK, Tokyo this October. We are also pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the MEGIN Community, which will provide an easy to use centralized platform for communication between Users and the Customer Care Team.