In these Newsletters you will find periodical updates of the VPH-CaSE consortium. Just click on the banner of the newsletter you want to read to open the full issue:

The following newsletter describes the training activities (TA) held at the CNRS in Lyon. The main focus of this TA was to present and prepare the ESRs for the different career paths after their PhD completion. In the newsletter, you can find also the description of the MEETmeTONIGHT outreach event organised in Milan by the PoliMI ESRs and the profile of two Beneficiary. The newsletter concludes with some questions to Eric, Carlos and Kenny about the motivation of their research and some interesting facts about the athletes’ heart.

The third newsletter reports the training activity held at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), which focused on the use of experimental techniques to investigate the fluid dynamics and solid mechanics of the heart and blood vessels. More importantly, the TA 3 was the time of the VPH-CaSE mid-term review chaired by an external reviewer designed by the European Commission to assess the development of the project. In the current issue, there is also a description of the Researchers’ Night outreach activity. Finally, you will find the profiles of PoliMi and CNRS together with some Q&A made to Simone F., Emilia and Simone A.

This Christmas edition newsletter has a summary of the second training activity, where the ESRs had the opportunity of going to Milan, Italy, to learn about numerical modelling and visit LivaNova and Medtronic. In this issue there is also a description of the outreach made during the Festival of Life. This newsletter also has profiles of UCL, TU/e, Paolo, Louis and Benjamin. Finally, it closes with some fun facts about the cardiovascular system.

This newsletter is a presentation of the consortium. It includes a background to the VPH-CaSE project, the lists of beneficiaries and partners, a profile on the University of Sheffield, a brief summary of the first training activity, the researcher profiles and a scientific and personal profile of Marie Curie.