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Research & Innovation News

A new take on particle therapy dosimetry

The BioQuaRT collaboration is working to reform particle therapy dosimetry.

Silicon-strip detector ideal for spectral CT

Silicon could prove an optimal sensor material for use in energy resolved CT.

In brief: research round-up

Recent developments in diagnostics, proton therapy, photoacoustic imaging and more.

NSMP 2014: proceedings published online

Proceedings from the 9th National Seminar on Medical Physics, held earlier this year in Malaysia, have now been published.


Small-animal irradiation: easing translation into clinical studies

The second Symposium on Small Animal Precision Image-Guided Radiotherapy examined how preclinical precision irradiation studies can better mirror clinical situations.

Linac-MRI records first human images

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

We should strive to apply physics to the biology itself

The field of medical physics should incorporate biophysics into radiotherapy research, says University of Wisconsin-Madison's Michael Kissick.

PARTNER: a network for life

PARTNER – an innovative project to train young scientists in aspects of hadron therapy – proved a great success.