Shirin Abbasinejad Enger

Associate Professor

Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology & Medical Physics Unit

Canada Research Chair, Medical Physics

Other appointments

Investigator, Segal Cancer Center, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, SMBD Jewish General Hospital

Scientist, Research Institute of McGill University Health Center

Associate Member, Department of Physics / Biological & Biomedical Engineering (BBME)


Cedars Cancer Centre, Medical Physics, DS1.7141
McGill University Health Centre - Glen Site
1001 boul. Décarie
Montréal, QC H4A 3J1




shirin.enger [at]


PhD (Med Phys), Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (2008); Postdoctoral Fellow, Université Laval, Québec (2011)

Research focus:

Brachytherapy, Monte Carlo and Artificial Intelligence-based Dosimetry, Treatment Outcome Prediction, Microdosimetry, Radiobiology, Patient Specific Dosimetry, Targeted Radionuclide Therapy, Radiation Measurement & Detector Development.

Key recent publications:

Physics of Nuclear Medicine (MDPH-615)

Physics of Diagnostic Radiology (MDPH-614)

Medical Physics Undergraduate Research Project (MDPH-396

Physics Majors Research Projects (PHYS-449)


Graduate and undergraduate students from Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering interested in perusing a research project in any of the listed research topics in my lab, are welcome to email me.

Current students:

Post Doctoral Fellow (Principal supervisor):

Behmand, Dr. Behnaz

PhD candidates (Principal supervisor):

Carroll, Liam

Dev, Sachin

Morcos, Marc

Murillo, Francisco Berumen (Co-supervisor with Prof. Luc Beaulieu, Université Laval)

MSc candidates (Principal supervisor):

Ali, Ali

Bui, Giang (Alaina)

Kim, Shingyu (Peter)

Thibodeau-Antonacci, Alana

Undergraduate Research Students (Principal supervisor):

Antaki, Majd

Bouvard, Marie

Ghasemi, Kiarash

Lavoie, Josephine

Mawhinney, Martin

Shapiro, Alon

Van Campen, Andrew

Weishaupt, Luca

Research Assistants:

Daoud, Youstina Elkommos, MSc

Kalinowski, Jonathan, BSc

Medical Physics Resident Research Project (Principal supervisor):

Schneider, James

Turgeon, Vincent

Please visit my research webpage for further details regarding each student's project:

Membership in Professional Organizations:

American Brachytherapy Society - ABS

European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology - ESTRO

American Association of Physicists in Medicine - AAPM

Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists - COMP

Radiation Research Society - RRS

Medical Physics for World Benefit


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