IGT Group

Image Guided Therapy Research Group (BiiG-IGT) is a research group at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M). We are part of Biomedical Imaging and Instrumentation Group (BiiG), in the Department of Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering. Our group is also part of Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Gregorio Marañón (IISGM), a research institute integrating UC3M, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón and Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Group coordinator: Javier Pascau, MSc, PhD (Full Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

Our focus


Our research is focused on Image Guided Therapy with a translational approach where the clinical needs are the driving force of our methods.


We teach in the Bachelor in Biomedical Engineering and several Master degrees at UC3M.


Clinical and technical researchers from different institutions are part of our multidisciplinary team.

  • Our new paper out today: “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions”
    Our paper on “HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2: Improvements in the New Model for Orthopedic Oncological Interventions” is now published in Sensors Journal! Check out the open-access pdf here.
  • Article selected as Editor’s Choice
    Our article “Combining Augmented Reality and 3D Printing to Improve Surgical Workflows in Orthopedic Oncology” selected as Editor’s Choice in Sensors! Cited 12 times in just one year. Find the article here: https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/21/4/1370
  • Alliance 4 Universities Award
    Alicia Pose Díez de la Lastra has received an Alliance 4 Universities award under the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility program to carry out mobility at University of Cape Town (Cape Town, South Afrika) in May 2022. During this period, she gave lectures on Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality to undergrad… Continue reading Alliance 4 Universities Award
  • Best Project Award in MARSS 2021
    Our team won the Best Project Award in the Medical Augmented Reality Summer School celebrated in 2021 by Balgrist Universitätsklinik, Universität Zürich, and Technische Universität München. On it, they presented an analysis of the HoloLens 2’s tracking performance with two different augmented reality markers to improve orthopedic oncological surgeries. Congratulations!
  • Encuentro UC3M-FENIN
    Javier Pascau was invited to the round table on “Fighting Cancer: the importance of data” in the UC3M-FENIN meeting: Encuentro UC3M-FENIN A summary of the event was published in El Español

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