Applications for the class of 2019-2021 will open in October 2018.

 

Master SERP+ Programme

Nanoparticles and Advanced radiation therapies


Content

  • Part 1. Basics of medical beams interaction with biological matter

High energy photons versus High energy ions (protons, helium, carbon), Energy, dose, dose rate - LET, Latest medical source developments (Iba), Advanced radiation therapies (gamma knife, IMRT, particle therapy, pencil beam, microbeams + basics of medical imaging), Oxidative stress, Amplification versus scavenging effects : OER, DMSO, Biological impact RBE & Principles of radio-enhancement by NPs (case of metallic NPs)

  • Part 2. Nanodosimetry

Advanced techniques of dosimetry and nanodosimetry, Fricke Dosimetry, Dosimetry for radiotherapy

  • Part 3. Ongoing research with nanoparticles to improve radiation therapies– theranostics  

Invited speakers

  • Part 4. Social and ethic aspects of nanoparticles for medical application
  • Lab trainings

Synthesis of radio-enhancing nanoagents, Amplification by nano-agents of radiation induced biological damage, Nanodosimetry, Team work on social aspects

Recommended Books

http://www.ismo.u-psud.fr/spip.php?rubrique107

http://itn-argent.eu

http://iramis.cea.fr/meetings/NanoTheRad

http://nhtheraguix.com

Teaching Staff

Sandrine Lacombe
Erika Porcel
Mehran Mostafavi
Delphine Berdah

Hours

Lectures: h
Lab training: h
Seminars: 6h