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Cryogen-free sensors enable MEG in motion Jan 9, 2017

The development of miniaturized, cryogen-free magnetometers could enable high-sensitivity, low-cost MEG in moving subjects.

Research & Innovation news

DTI-MRI sheds light on Parkinson's disease

Diffusion-tensor tractography MRI reveals structural disruptions in brain networks of people with Parkinson's disease and cognitive impairment.

Cine-MRI tracks heart motion

Technique borrowed from computer vision could help diagnose heart failure.

Research briefs: cancer treatments

A round-up of recent developments in cancer treatments based on light, heat, immune cells and ultrasound.

INSIDE in-beam PET monitors proton range

The INSIDE in-beam PET system enables accurate range monitoring during proton therapy.

Designer vaccine nanodiscs treat tumours

Designer vaccine nanodiscs could help usher in a new era of personalized cancer immunotherapy.

BPEX launches double-blind peer review trial

The journal Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express has launched a pilot scheme offering the choice of single- or double-blind peer review.

Clinical study reveals variable proton RBE

Clinical study provides evidence of variable proton biological effectiveness in treatments of paediatric patients.

Innovation: patent applications review

Our survey of recent radiation therapy patent applications includes filings from Philips, Varian, Reflexion Medical and more.

Fish in space shed light on microgravity effects

Fluorescence imaging of medaka fish aboard the International Space Station may help explain why astronauts suffer bone loss in microgravity.

Physics advances help shape clinical PET

Developments in PET software and hardware can have a big impact on the application of PET in clinical practice.

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IOP Biomedical Journals


Our pick of the best articles recently published in the IOP biomedical journals.

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A geometric atlas to predict lung tumor shrinkage for radiotherapy treatment planning January 23, 2017

P Zhang, A Rimner, E Yorke Y-C Hu, L Kuo, A Apte, N Lockney, A Jackson, G Mageras and J O Deasy 2016 Phys. Med. Biol. 62 702

Motion compensation using origin ensembles in awake small animal positron emission tomography January 16, 2017

J E Gillam, G I Angelis, A Z Kyme and S R Meikle 2016 Phys. Med. Biol. 62 715

Towards psychologically adaptive brain–computer interfaces January 9, 2017

A Myrden and T Chau 2016 J. Neural Eng. 14 066022


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How is proton therapy research benefiting pediatric cancer and multimodal treatments?

In this Q&A, Dr. John Perentesis shares his thoughts on some of the benefits of proton therapy research.

Explore more of the solution space with RayStation 5

RayStation® 5, the latest version of RaySearch's treatment planning system (TPS), introduces carbon ion treatment planning, and the Plan Explorer treatment planning tool.

Philips: Leading change in therapy guidance

Philips invites you to discover how its innovations can transform patient management.

White papers

Automatic gating in respiratory motion management

How Response™ controls gated treatment deliveries in the Elekta digital linear accelerator.

Adaptive radiation therapy in RayStation

A white paper from RaySearch Laboratories.

Deformable registration in RayStation

A white paper from RaySearch Laboratories.


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ABAS 2.0

myQA Patients software demonstration

A webinar demonstrating IBA Dosimetry's myQA Patients software.

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ABAS 2.0

Efficient and accurate patient QA with Dolphin

Ramesh Boggula, Senior Physicist at IBA Dosimetry, discusses Dolphin patient QA.

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ABAS 2.0

ImSimQA – Tools to commission and QA deformable image registration

ImSimQA provides extensive tools for generating infinite test image data.

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