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Research & Innovation News

Alpha therapy targets metastatic disease

Targeted alpha therapy could play an important role in treating disseminated, chemoresistant and radioresistant metastatic disease.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in optogenetics, drug delivery, radiation safety and more.

DTI-MRI sheds light on concussion symptoms

Diffusion-tensor MRI reveals distinct injury patterns in the brain of people with concussion-related depression symptoms.

Radiotherapy needs preclinical research

Small-animal radiotherapy research could help optimize the design of clinical radiotherapy trials.

Opinion

Novel takes on medical isotope production

Research teams in North America are developing radical new methods for producing the invaluable medical isotope technetium-99m.

Biomedical imaging: current and future trends

Developments in biomedical imaging will see less emphasis on pushing quality limits and more on understanding how to use images to their full capacity, says John C Gore.

Ultrasound and MRI line up for 4D radiotherapy

The 4D Treatment Planning Workshop examined how ultrasound and MRI could be used to help deliver radiotherapy of moving and deforming targets.

Linac-MRI records first human images

Cross Cancer Institute achieves world's first MR imaging of a human subject using a clinical linac-MRI.

Physics in Medicine & Biology

A radiomics model from joint FDG-PET and MRI texture features for the prediction of lung metastases in soft-tissue sarcomas of the extremities

M Vallières, C R Freeman, S R Skamene and I El Naqa Phys. Med. Biol. 60 5471

Optimization and comparison of simultaneous and separate acquisition protocols for dual isotope myocardial perfusion SPECT

Michael Ghaly, Jonathan M Links and Eric C Frey Phys. Med. Biol. 60 5083

Fetal magnetocardiography measurements with an array of microfabricated optically pumped magnetometers

Orang Alem, Tilmann H Sander, Rahul Mhaskar, John LeBlanc, Hari Eswaran, Uwe Steinhoff, Yoshio Okada, John Kitching, Lutz Trahms and Svenja Knappe Phys. Med. Biol. 60 4797

Algorithm-enabled exploration of image-quality potential of cone-beam CT in image-guided radiation therapy

Xiao Han, Erik Pearson, Charles Pelizzari, Hania Al-Hallaq, Emil Y Sidky, Junguo Bian and Xiaochuan Pan Phys. Med. Biol. 60 4601