Online Advanced Course on Biomedical Imaging 2022 – Thematic Talks

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As part of the Online Advanced Course on Biomedical Imaging 2022, the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra and the UT Austin Portugal Program will bring, for a series of online talks on PET, Proton Therapy and Radiotherapy, experts from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC), the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and UT Austin Portugal’s projects TOF-PET for Proton Therapy and AT@PT.

These thematic talks are aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students, healthcare professionals, biomedical engineers, physical engineers, physicists, researchers, medical residents, medical oncologists, nurses and medical imaging and radiotherapy technologists.

Agenda

Date Time (GMT+1) Session
22 April 2 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.  UT MD Anderson Cancer Center Session on PET
20 May 5.45 p.m. – 7 p.m. New Methods in Radiotherapy: MR-guided
3 June 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. UT MD Anderson Cancer Center Session on Proton Therapy

You may also find here the full course agenda for a detailed view of the sessions and experts involved.

Speakers

Osama Mawlawi – Tenured Professor, Department of Imaging Physics, Division of Diagnostic Imaging, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
Oliver Jäkel – Professor, Division of Medical Physics in Radiation Oncology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ), Germany
Falk Poenisch – PhD, Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
Thomas J. Whitaker – Assistant Professor, Radiation Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
João Seco – Professor, Division of Biomedical Physics in Radiation Oncology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ), Germany
Radhe Mohan – PhD, Department of Radiation Physics, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
Joana Dias – Tenured Associate Professor with Habilitation, Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Stefaan Tavernier – Vice President, Petsys Electronics SA, Portugal

Course Scientific Coordinators

Filomena Botelho – Full Professor, Institute of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, iCBR, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Francisco Caramelo – Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Narayan Sahoo – Professor, Department of Radiation Physics – Patient Care, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
Margarida Abrantes – Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Salomé Pires – Invited Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Other relevant information to keep in mind about this training:

– The registration period runs until April 20 unless all virtual seats have been taken earlier.

– Participation is free of charge. Kindly note, however, that to put on the course, we mobilized several people and incurred expenses. Therefore, if you register for our training activities, we expect you to attend them. Kindly remember that when we assign a seat to someone, we are preventing other people from participating as vacancies are limited.

– Participants will be sent a link to the session 2 hours before the start time. If you do not receive it, please contact us at events@utaustinportugal.org.

– Since our online courses are available globally, use this time zone converter to know when the session is starting in your location.

For any further queries, please send an email to events@utaustinportugal.org