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Deadline : June 15th, 2020 (midnight, Paris time).  Applications for scholarships are closed. 

Covid-19 updates: during the Covid-19 pandemic, the SERP+ master is taking measures to ensure that learning can continue with new teaching and assessment methods.

Master SERP+ Programme

Nanoparticles and Advanced radiation therapies


  • 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

Teaching Staff

Sandrine Lacombe
Erika Porcel
Mehran Mostafavi
Delphine Berdah


Lectures: h
Lab training: h
Seminars: 6h