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Radiation-induced toxicity-Biomarkers

Graduate student Asha Jeyaseelan and Dr. Issam El Naqa are investigating radiation-induced toxicity and cancer biomarkers. 

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Precalculated Monte Carlo on the GPU

M.Sc. student Marc-André Renaud works with Dr. Jan Seuntjens to investigate the best ways to implement clinical Monte Carlo simulations for electrons and protons on GPU hardware.

Microdosimetry group

The microdosimetry group focuses on event-by-event Monte-Carlo simulations for applications in radiation therapy and protection.

MRI Methods Research Group

The MRI Methods Research Group develops techniques for in vivo MRI, with a primary focus on characterization of anatomy and physiology, and quantitative mapping.

Clinical Data[base] Research Group

The clinical data[base] research group is engaged in managing clinical information and database systems in radiation oncology and medical physics.

Macrodosimetry Research Group

The Macrodosimetry Research Group focuses on the calculation and measurement of absorbed doses in radiotherapy.

McGill University Medical Physics Unit

The Medical Physics Unit (MPU) is an academic unit within McGill University's Faculty of Medicine and a division within the Department of Oncology. The activities of the MPU encompass Medical Physics education, research and clinical consultation hosted at the MUHCJewish General Hospital (JGH) and the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI). The main site of the MPU is colocated with the MUHC Department of Medical Physics at the MUHC which provides clinical service to the Department of Radiation Oncology. This mixed clinical-academic setup where education, training and research & development is intertwined with clinical service provides a fertile breeding ground for exciting new research.

Please use the links above to learn more about the MPU.