Medical Physics

The application of concepts and methods of physics to the diagnosis and treatment of pressing human diseases is emerging as a revolutionary approach to some new challenges that healthcare faces nowadays.

This program area fosters the establishment of new joint ventures among UT Austin’s Dell Medical School and Cockrell School of Engineering, UT’s MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Portuguese research groups in medical physics, proton therapies, and radiation oncology. Aligned with the national strategy for the development of high energy particle beam therapies for cancer treatment, this initiative intents to boost the advanced training of oncology radiology experts.

Area Directors

João Oliveira

Area Director in Medical Physics
in Portugal

José Marques

Area Director of Medical Physics
in Portugal

Participants

Highlights

Open Call for Exploratory Research Projects

The Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT) announces its 2019 call for Exploratory Research Projects (ERP) under the UT Austin Portugal Program.   The ERP Call intends to assist teams of researchers from non-corporate entities of the...

UT Austin Portugal Program 2019 Annual Conference – Poster Exhibition

Open Call for Co-Promotion R&TD Projects – International Partnerships

UT Austin Portugal Program at Encontro Ciência 2018