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Research & Innovation News

CT dose is not always what it seems

Researchers develop a more accurate way to estimate radiation dose from chest and abdominal CT exams.

Phase-contrast CT boosts tissue contrast

Phase-contrast CT is a promising candidate for quantitative breast tissue characterization.

SPECT scheme tracks cancer cells

Preclinical SPECT strategy delivers sensitive in vivo imaging of metastasis and treatment response.

4D imaging guides proton therapy

Incorporating 4D imaging into proton therapy planning and delivery will improve treatment accuracy when irradiating moving targets.


Horizons 2013: connecting physicists in medicine

What happened when two groups of physicists working in medicine came together for the first time?

Nuclear medicine tackles small-animal imaging

High-performance molecular imaging systems designed for small animals could impact a wide range of medical applications.

What goes on in babies' brains?

How do you map the brain of a very small, very active person? Just ask those scientists working on the Developing Human Connectome Project.

Game show gauges the future of medical physics

The Physics Pheud!, a unique game show conceived for the AAPM annual meeting, examined the big issues surrounding the future of medical physics.

Physics in Medicine & Biology

Comparison of blood flow models and acquisitions for quantitative myocardial perfusion estimation from dynamic CT

Michael Bindschadler, Dimple Modgil, Kelley R Branch, Patrick J La Riviere and Adam M Alessio Phys. Med. Biol. 59 1533

Topical review: Dose in x-ray computed tomography

Willi A Kalender Phys. Med. Biol. 59 R129

Topical review: High-field small animal magnetic resonance oncology studies

Louisa Bokacheva, Ellen Ackerstaff, H Carl LeKaye, Kristen Zakian and Jason A Koutcher Phys. Med. Biol. 59 R65

Small animal fluorescence and bioluminescence tomography: a review of approaches, algorithms, and technology update

Chinmay Darne, Yujie Lu and Eva M Sevick-Muraca Phys. Med. Biol. 59 R1