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 research 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, the area of Medical Physics is highly committed to supporting the advanced training of oncology radiology experts in Portugal either through hands-on participation in research projects and courses and also the development of novel solutions for a larger implementation of proton therapy.

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UT Austin Portugal Program takes Portuguese researchers across borders

Applications are open between April 27 and June 13, 2022  Support for research mobility between Portugal and The University of Texas at Austin has always been one of the Program's hallmarks. It has allowed many researchers to have, for the first...

2021 Annual Conference: New website online and Call for Posters open!

UT Austin Portugal organizes workshop at the 2021 National Science Summit