Particle Therapy MasterClass: DKFZ, Heidelberger

Zoom (Virtual)



Yiota Foka (GSI - Helmholtzzentrum fur Schwerionenforschung GmbH (DE)), Aristeidis Mamaras (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (GR)), Niklas Wahl (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum)

- Material in Google Drive in English:

- Instructions for MatRad software installation in English:

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These data will be used for the PTMC organisation purposes (including time tables) and may need to be forwarded to other participants or appear in PTMC presentations together with pictures taken during this specific event.

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    • 9:30 AM 9:45 AM
      Begrüßung 15m
    • 9:45 AM 9:50 AM
      ENLIGHT Video: Virtual Particle Therapy Center 5m

      Video Link:

    • 9:45 AM 10:30 AM
      Introduction into Radiobiology and Particle Therapy (engl.) 45m
      Speaker: Joao Seco (German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ))
    • 10:30 AM 10:45 AM
      Coffee break 15m
    • 10:30 AM 10:40 AM
      GSI/FAIR Video 10m
    • 10:30 AM 10:45 AM
      Video: ENTERVISION 15m

      Video Link:

    • 10:45 AM 11:30 AM
      Bestrahlungsplanung: Wie wir einen Tumor aufspüren und gezielt bestrahlen können 45m
      Speaker: Niklas Wahl (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum)
    • 11:30 AM 11:45 AM
      Break 15m
    • 11:30 AM 11:45 AM
      Video Visit to CNAO 15m
    • 11:45 AM 12:15 PM
      Virtual Visit 30m

      Particle accelerator:
      Tumor therapy:
      3 Years in 3 Min FAIR:
      Biological modeling:

      As an alternative to a visit to a local lab or experiment, videos can be used (see the link below)
      Animations Link:

    • 12:15 PM 1:15 PM
      Mittagspause 1h
    • 1:15 PM 4:00 PM
      Praktische Bestrahlungsplanung mit der Forschungssoftware „matRad“ 2h 45m
      Speaker: Niklas Wahl (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum)
    • 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
      Video Conference 1h