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Grand Round: Uwe Oelfke (ICR): Exhausted paradigms, ancient problems and other avenues to pursue future research in radiation therapy
Tuesday 11 May 2021, 12:00pm - 01:00pm

Departmental Grand Round Presentation



Short bio:
Professor Uwe Oelfke is head of the Joint Department of Physics at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust (RMH), and deputy head of the Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging (ICR). He began his career in Theoretical Nuclear Physics, later transferring to Medical Physics.

He firmly believes that Medical Physics research on cancer imaging and therapy is an essential component to improve the clinical outcomes of radiation oncology. ICR and RMH, as a world leading comprehensive cancer centre, now initiates the next generation of radiotherapy treatments by combining the most recent developments in cancer biology, cancer therapeutics and medical physics in a truly interdisciplinary approach. Professor Oelfke’s Radiotherapy Physics Modelling Team is researching ways of using modern hardware to improve the delivery of targeted radiotherapy and is part of a team of physicists and clinicians taking a leading role in enhancing the performance of the MR Linac technology before its routine use in patients.

Location : Virtual