[Simnibs-discuss] Clinical Application of SimNIBS

Axel Thielscher axelt at drcmr.dk
Tue Mar 8 11:46:21 CET 2022


SimNIBS did not undergo an approval process (FDA or CE) for software for 
clinical applications. This is a very costly and time intensive step. 
This is why we have the disclaimer on the homepage. We still aim to 
provide high quality software and documentation.

Best regards,


On 3/4/2022 11:02 PM, D Ward wrote:
> Good evening,
> I hope you are well.
> I'm an undergraduate student currently using SimNIBS on my research 
> project. I'm having no problems with the software, in fact I've found 
> all of the documentation and tutorials on the website really 
> insightful and have been able to troubleshoot any errors that come up 
> relatively easily.
> I just wanted to ask a question - you state on your website that 
> SimNIBS is only for research rather than clinical use. I'm just 
> wondering why it's exclusively used for research, and what changes 
> would need to be made in order for it to have clinical applications?
> Many thanks,
> DD
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Dr. Axel Thielscher
Professor of Neurophysics and Neuroimaging
Danish Research Center for Magnetic Resonance
Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre
DK-2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
Department of Health Technology
Technical University of Denmark
DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby
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