2019    Group Head, Neuromonitoring Lab (-Image Guided Therapies), ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering, University of Bern
2017 - 2018  Postdoctoral Researcher, Image Guided Therapies, ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering, University of Bern
2017  Visiting Scholar, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Oslo, Norway
2016      Visiting Scholar, EMPA, Swiss institute material sciences, Thin-film coatings division, Zürich, Switzerland
2013 - 2017  PhD Biomedical Engineering, University of Bern, ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stefan Weber
2010 - 2013  Master of Science Biomedical Engineering, University of Bern
2010 - 2013  Research Assistant, ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering, University of Bern. Supervisor: Dr. Brett Bell
2008 - 2010  Research Engineer, Starlab, Barcelona (Spain)
2007  Dipl. Telecommunications Engineering, University of Zaragoza (Spain)
2006  Erasmus Scholar, Faculty of Engineering, University of Lund (Sweden)

 

2018 Finalist and Best Video Award at Hamlyn Symposium- Surgical Robotic Challenge “Robotic Cochlear Implantation”
2017 KUKA Best Paper Award at CURAC Society Meeting “Neuromonitoring during robotic cochlear implantation: first patient experiences”
2017 Olympus Best Paper Award at International Society Computer Aided Surgery “Facial nerve monitoring during robotic cochlear implantation: first patient experience”
2016 Mobility grant at CURAC Society Meeting “Impedance sensing during robotic ear surgery”, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
2013 Best Master thesis Biomedical Engineering, “Integrated facial nerve monitoring for functional control of a high precision surgical robot”, University of Bern

 

Electrophysiology, neurophysiology, bio-impedance spectroscopy, thin-film technology, robotic surgery, image guided therapies, functional neurosurgery, deep brain stimulation

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2019

Apelt, Mareike; Ugen, Gesar; Häni, Levin; Raabe, Andreas; Anso, Juan; Seidel, Kathleen (13 June 2019). Tissue Impedance Spectroscopy to Guide Resection of Brain Tumours (Submitted). In: XVII International Conference on Electrical Bioimpedance (ICEBI). Joinville, Brasilien. 9. - 13. Jun. 2019.

Rathgeb, Christoph Martin; Wagner, Franca; Wimmer, Wilhelm; Gerber, Nicolas; Williamson, Tom; Anschütz, Lukas Peter; Weder, Stefan; Stadelmann, Marc; Braga, G; Anso, Juan; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan; Gerber, Kate (2019). The accuracy of image-based safety analysis for robotic cochlear implantation. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 14(1), pp. 83-92. Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s11548-018-1834-3

2018

Schneider, Daniel; Hermann, Jan; Gerber, Kate; Anso, Juan; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan; Anschütz, Lukas Peter (20 June 2018). Surface Matching based on External and Internal Anatomy of the Temporal Bone Applicable for Lateral Skull Base Surgery (Submitted). In: 32nd International Congress and Exhibition on Computer Assisted Radiology (CAR). Berlin, Germany. 20-23 June 2018.

Schneider, Daniel; Stenin, Igor; Anso, Juan; Hermann, Jan; Müller, Fabian Matthias; Pereira Bom Braga, Gabriela; Weber, Stefan; Anschütz, Lukas Peter; Klenzner, Thomas (10 June 2018). Feasibility of Robotic Multiport Cochlear Implantation – Evaluation in an Ex-Vivo Model (Submitted). In: CURAC. Leipzig, Germany. 13.09.2018 - 15.09.2018.

Anso, Juan; Wyss, Thomas; Jegge, Yves; Kalvoy, Havard; Bell, Brett; Dür, Cilgia; Calvo, Enric M.; Williamson, Tom; Gerber, Nicolas; Ferrario, Damien; Forterre, Franck; Büchler, Philippe; Stahel, Andreas; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan; Gerber, Kate (2018). Electrical Impedance to Assess Facial Nerve Proximity during Robotic Cochlear Implantation. IEEE transactions on biomedical engineering, 66(1), pp. 237-245. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE 10.1109/TBME.2018.2830303

Anso, Juan; Scheidegger, Olivier; Wimmer, Wilhelm; Gavaghan, Kate; Gerber, Nicolas; Schneider, Daniel; Hermann, Jan; Rathgeb, Christoph; Dür, Cilgia; Rösler, Kai Michael; Mantokoudis, Georgios; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan (2018). Neuromonitoring During Robotic Cochlear Implantation: Initial Clinical Experience. Annals of biomedical engineering, 46(10), pp. 1568-1581. Springer 10.1007/s10439-018-2094-7

2017

Schneider, Daniel; Anso, Juan; Huth, Markus; Stenin, Igor; Anschütz, Lukas Peter; Hermann, Jan; Wimmer, Wilhelm; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan; Schipper, Jörg; Klenzner, Thomas (28 September 2017). Genauigkeit und Machbarkeit robotische Multi-Port Cochleaimplantation – Evaluierung am Phantom. In: 25. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Schädelbasischirurgie 2017. Heidelberg. 28, 29 September 2017.

Wimmer, Wilhelm; Weber, Stefan; Anso, Juan; Gerber, Kate; Gerber, Nicolas; Huth, Markus; Mantokoudis, Georgios; Kompis, Martin; Caversaccio, Marco (27 July 2017). Robotic Cochlear Implantation: First Clinical Results (Unpublished). In: 15th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children. San Francisco. 26. - 29. Juli 2017.

Wimmer, Wilhelm; Weber, Stefan; Weber, Stefan; Anso, Juan; Gerber, Kate; Nicolas, Gerber; Mantokoudis, Georgios; Kompis, Martin; Caversaccio, Marco (10 June 2017). Robotic Cochlear Implantation: First Clinical Results (Unpublished). In: 13th European Federation of Audiology Societies Congress. Interlaken/Switzerland. 2017, June 7-10.

Wyss, Thomas; Anso, Juan; Muntane, Enric; Gavaghan, Kate; Weber, Stefan; Stahel, Andreas; Büchler, Philippe (2017). In-Vivo Electrical Impedance Measurement in Mastoid Bone. Annals of biomedical engineering, 45(4), pp. 1122-1132. Springer 10.1007/s10439-016-1758-4

Weber, Stefan; Gerber, Kate; Wimmer, Wilhelm; Williamson, Tom; Gerber, Nicolas; Anso, Juan; Bell, Brett; Feldmann, Arne Niklas; Rathgeb, Christoph; Matulic, Marco Benjamin; Stebinger, Manuel; Schneider, Daniel; Mantokoudis, Georgios; Scheidegger, Olivier; Wagner, Franca; Kompis, Martin; Caversaccio, Marco (2017). Instrument flight to the inner ear. Science robotics, 2(4), pp. 1-12. American Association for the Advancement of Science 10.1126/scirobotics.aal4916

Caversaccio, Marco; Gerber, Kate; Wimmer, Wilhelm; Williamson, Tom; Anso, Juan; Mantokoudis, Georgios; Gerber, Nicolas; Rathgeb, Christoph; Feldmann, Arne Niklas; Wagner, Franca; Scheidegger, Olivier; Kompis, Martin; Weisstanner, Christian; Zoka Assadi, Masoud; Rösler, Kai Michael; Bitterli, Lukas Peter; Huth, Markus; Weber, Stefan (2017). Robotic cochlear implantation: surgical procedure and first clinical experience. Acta oto-laryngologica, 137(4), pp. 447-454. Informa Healthcare 10.1080/00016489.2017.1278573

Caversaccio, Marco; Wimmer, Wilhelm; Williamson, Tom; Anso, Juan; Stebinger, Manuel; Feldmann, Arne Niklas; Rathgeb, Christoph; Gerber, Nicolas; Wagner, Franca; Kompis, Martin; Mantokoudis, Georgios; Gerber, Kate; Weber, Stefan (2017). L'implantation cochléaire robot-assistée. Swiss Medical Forum, 17(1-2), pp. 28-30. EMH Swiss Medical Publishers

2016

Anso, Juan; Gerber, Kate; Gerber, Nicolas; Schwalbe, Marius; Sznitman, Raphael; Weber, Stefan; Williamson, Tom; Wimmer, Wilhelm; Nabavi, Arya (eds.) (2016). CURAC 2016 Tagungsband: 15. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie e.V., 29.09. – 01.10.2016, Bern. Uelvesbüll: Der Andere Verlag

Anso, Juan; Dür, Cilgia; Williamson, Tom; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan; Gavaghan, Kate (May 2016). Neuromonitoring to Preserve the Facial Nerve During Minimally Invasive Cochlear Implantation (Unpublished). In: 14th International Conference On Cochlear Implants And Other Implantable Technologies.

Ansó, Juan; Dür, Cilgia; Gavaghan, Kate; Rohrbach, Helene; Gerber, Nicolas; Williamson, Tom; Calvo, Enric M; Wyss, Thomas; Precht, Maria Christina; Ferrario, Damien; Dettmer, Matthias; Rösler, Kai Michael; Caversaccio, Marco; Bell, Brett; Weber, Stefan (2016). A Neuromonitoring Approach to Facial Nerve Preservation During Image-guided Robotic Cochlear Implantation. Otology & neurotology, 37(1), pp. 89-98. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000914

Feldmann, Arne Niklas; Anso, Juan; Bell, Brett; Williamson, Tom; Gavaghan, Kate; Gerber, Nicolas; Rohrbach, Helene; Weber, Stefan; Zysset, Philippe (2016). Temperature Prediction Model for Bone Drilling Based on Density Distribution and In Vivo Experiments for Minimally Invasive Robotic Cochlear Implantation. Annals of biomedical engineering, 44(5), pp. 1576-1586. Springer 10.1007/s10439-015-1450-0

Anso, Juan; Williamson, Tom; Wyss, Thomas; Precht, Maria Christina; Rohrbach, Helene; Gerber, Nicolas; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan; Gavaghan, Kate (2016). Electrical impedance sensing to preserve the facial nerve during image-guided robotic cochlear implantation. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 11(S1), pp. 79-80. Heidelberg: Springer

Williamson, Tom; Gerber, Nicolas; Rathgeb, Christoph; Wimmer, Wilhelm; Anso, Juan; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan; Gavaghan, Kate (2016). Ensuring the safety of minimally invasive image guided cochlear implantation. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 11(S1), pp. 75-76. Springer

Anso, Juan; Williamson, Tom; Wyss, Thomas; Weber, Stefan; Gavaghan, Kate (2016). Impedance Sensing for Surgical Tool Guidance during Bone Drilling Approaches. In: CURAC 2016 : 15. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie. 29.09.-01.10.2016.

Weber, Stefan; Williamson, Tom; Gavaghan, Kate; Gerber, Nicolas; Wimmer, Wilhelm; Anso, Juan; Rathgeb, Christoph; Caversaccio, Marco (2016). Advances of robotic cochlear implantation in Bern, Switzerland (Unpublished). In: ESPO 2016 : 13th Congress of the European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. Lisbon. 18.-21.06.2016.

2014

Ansó, Juan; Stahl, Maria Christina; Gerber, Nicolas; Williamson, Tom; Gavaghan, Kate; Rösler, Kai Michael; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan; Bell, Brett (2014). Feasibility of Using EMG for Early Detection of the Facial Nerve During Robotic Direct Cochlear Access. Otology & neurotology, 35(3), pp. 545-554. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1097/MAO.0000000000000187

2013

Anso, Juan; Bell, Brett; Gerber, Nicolas; Williamson, Tom; Gavaghan, K; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan (2013). Feasibility of detection of the facial nerve using EMG during robotic direct cochlear access. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 8(Suppl 1), pp. 105-106. Springer

2012

Williamson, Tom; Bell, Brett; Gerber, Nicolas; Gavaghan, Kate; Anso, Juan; Brogna Salas, Angie Lilibeth; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan (2012). Multi-Level Safety Concept for Robot Assisted ENT Surgery (Unpublished). In: Annual Conference of the German Society for Computer and Robot assisted Surgery.

Bell, Brett; Williamson, Tom; Anso, Juan; Caversaccio, Marco; Weber, Stefan (2012). The last line of defense: integrated facial nerve monitoring for functional control of robotic assisted drilling in the mastoid. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 7, p. 142. Berlin: Springer