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Clinical and Experimental Radiobiology Course 2019

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McLennan Physical Laboratory

60 St. George Street

Room: MP 137 (Apr. 8-10, 12) MP 134 (Apr. 11)

Toronto, ON M5G 1L6

Canada

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Clinical and Experimental Radiobiology is a five-day course that takes place in the spring every year. The next course will take place from April 8 to 12, 2019.

Final exam date: April 24, 2019

If you would like to stay informed about next year's course, please sign up here.

This program provides a comprehensive overview of radiation biology with a particular emphasis on aspects of direct relevance to the practice of radiation oncology. It addresses the molecular and cellular responses to radiation-induced damage that influence cell death in both tumors and normal tissues. Quantitation of radiation effects and the underlying biological basis for fractionation of radiotherapy and dose-response relationships in the clinic are covered in depth. The biological basis for current approaches to improve radiotherapy will be described including novel fractionation schemes, retreatment issues, targeting hypoxia, biological modifiers and combined radiotherapy/chemotherapy.

The suggested textbook for this course is Basic Clinical Radiobiology. It is strongly recommended that you read this book before attending the course.

Download the 2018 Radiobiology Course Schedule to see how the program is structured.

The exam will be held after the course (TBD) in Toronto and at a local site for participants from other cities.

The course is taught by visiting faculty:

  • Dr. Michael Joiner (Wayne State University, Detroit, MI)
  • Dr. Albert van der Kogel (University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI)
  • UofT Department of Radiation Oncology Faculty

For a full list of faculty click here.

Target Group

The course is designed primarily to address the needs of radiation oncology residents and physics residents who are in radiation oncology departments. In addition, the course will be valuable to new researchers in radiation biology and to radiation oncology fellows or practicing oncologists who recognize a lack of basic science or want to update their knowledge.

For more information, please contact bayani.macute@utoronto.ca

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McLennan Physical Laboratory

60 St. George Street

Room: MP 137 (Apr. 8-10, 12) MP 134 (Apr. 11)

Toronto, ON M5G 1L6

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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