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Over the next few months, for the very first time, the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) in the Netherlands will start offering tissue-specific stem cell transplants to cancer patients who are at risk of a dry mouth after radiotherapy. The research group led by UMCG Professor of Radiotherapy Rob Coppes demonstrated that salivary gland stem […]

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Invited speakers Marie-Catherine Vozenin (Lausanne University Hospital) Rob Bristow (University of Manchester) Aaron Goodarzi (University of Calgary) Marianne Kortzinsky (Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN) Location Meeting will take place online (via Zoom). More info coming soon. Registration nvrb.org/meetings/

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HyperBoost aims to deliver a new generation of creative and entrepreneurial professionals with the skills and expertise to coordinate, develop, apply and optimise advanced multi-modality cancer treatments. In HyperBoost we will develop an advanced personalised treatment planning platform for hyperthermia combined with radiotherapy based on extensive preclinical and clinical data. For more information and to […]

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Our usual annual symposium in the fall will be postponed due to the current COVID-19 restrictions. However, we are not fully going to cancel the day! We have invited Dr. Ester Hammond from the University of Oxford to give an online lecture about her exciting recent work. Subsequently, we will have our NVRB members meeting, in which we […]

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Dear Researcher, We are hosting a special issue in the journal Cancers (IF 6.1) on Advances in Experimental Radiotherapy. We are aiming this to be a high impact issue on important emerging topics. If you have research ( experimental / review) you consider suitable for this special edition, please consider submitting your work. www.mdpi.com/journal/cancers/special_issues/Exp_Radiother#editors All […]

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A postdoctoral position is available from June 2020 (open until filled) in the Laboratory of Radiobiology of Accidental Exposure (LRAcc), within the Department of Research in Radiobiology and Regenerative Medicine at the Institute of Radioprotection and Nuclear safety (IRSN). The position is for 3 years, funded by the Institut National du Cancer (INCa). Project description […]

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