Seminar "Medical Physics", Summer Semester 2021

DKFZ, Division of Medical Physics in Radiation Oncology (E040)
Im Neuenheimer Feld 223 (Radiologisches Entwicklungszentrum, REZ), Virtual Zoom Seminar Room during Covid-10 Pandemic, otherwise F.02.082, Wednesdays 2pm (s.t.)
Registration: Please send an e-mail to


Due to other events and scheduling conflicts the summer semester's will start later with the first presentation on the 28th of April.

Until further notice, all talks will be given remotely!

  • 28.04.21    Jan Unkelbach & Roman Ludwig, Universitätsspital Zürich, Switzerland
    Using mathematical models of tumor progression to support CTV definition


  • 05.05.21    Hugo Palmans, MedAustron (Austria) & National Physical Laboratory (UK)
    Expected changes in the TRS-398 update for high-energy photons, protons and ions


  • 12.05.21    Vicki Taasti, Maastro Clinic, Netherlands
    Automated proton treatment planning with robust optimization using constrained hierarchical optimization

  • 19.05.21    Uulke van der Heide, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
    Quantitative MRI for Biological Image-Guided Adaptive RadioTherapy


  • 26.05.21    Hao Gao, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, USA
    FLASH Treatment Planning via Simultaneous Dose and Dose Rate Optimization (SDDRO)


  • 02.06.21    Patrick Kupelian, Varian Medical Systems & University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA
    Trends in Radiation Therapy: A Global Perspective


  • 10.06.21     Georgios Tsekas & Bas Raaymakers, UMC Utrecht, Netherlands
    Robust deep learning-based dose calculations for MRI-guided radiotherapy


  • 16.06.21     Reinhard Schulte, Loma Linda University, USA
    A Nanodosimetric Approach to Proton and Ion Treatment Planning


  • 23.06.21    Philipp Schader & Kaushal Parekh, DKFZ
    The Joint Imaging Platform for Federated Clinical Data Analytics


  • 30.06.21   Yolande Lievens, Ghent University Hospital (Universitair Ziekenhuis Gent)
    Value-Based Health Care. A radiation oncology point of view


  • 07.07.21   Yolanda Prezado, Institut Curie, France
    Charged particles and spatial fractionation of the dose: a winning alliance


  • 14.07.21   Stanislav Nikolov, DeepMind, London, UK
    Deep learning to achieve clinically applicable segmentation of head and neck anatomy for radiotherapy

  • 21.07.21   Karen Kirkby, John Warmenhoven & Nicholas Henthorn, University of Manchester, UK
    Proton Therapy research activities in Manchester and an overview of the EU INSPIRE project


Hosts: Prof. Dr. Oliver Jäkel, Dr. Lucas Burigo, Dr. Niklas Wahl, Prof. Dr. Mark E. Ladd

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