Friday Noon Talks

Speakers – Fall & Winter 2019-2020

All presentations take place from 12:00-13:00 in the RBC Conference Room (DS1.1427),

Cedars Cancer Centre, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) - Glen Site, 1001 boul. Décarie


Fall 2019

Friday, September 13 : MPU Principal Investigators

(Medical Physics, McGill University / McGill University Health Centre)

Overview of research and clinical activities in the Medical Physics Unit

Friday, October 04 : Avishek Chatterjee

(Medical Physics, McGill University Health Centre)

Guerilla science or how to tackle Big Data without big manpower

Friday, October 11 : Christopher Deufel

(Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota)

A critical review of automation in Brachytherapy: Why and how to leverage automation

for cancer patient care

Friday, November 08 : Richard Richardson

(Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Chalk River, Ontario)

Radon non-lung cancer health effects and the search for radon biomarkers in the blood of Canadian residents

Friday, November 29 : Nikola Stikov

(Biomedical Engineering, Montreal Heart Institute; Co-Director, Montreal NeuroPoly, École Polytechnique, Montréal)

An open science approach to quantitative magnetic resonance imaging


Additional presentations are currently in preparation.


For questions related to the Medical Physics Unit Noon Seminar Series, please contact:

Shirin Enger: shirin.enger(at)

John Kildea: john.kildea(at)

Ives Levesque: ives.levesque(at)


For invited presentations given during previous academic years, please see below: