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Radiation Physics Division
The talents and resources of hundreds of individuals, institutions, and industries must be combined to achieve successful diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases.
To help ensure success in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers and diseases, we have developed ongoing relationships with the following institutions:
- Department of Nuclear Engineering & Radiation Health Physics
- Transpire, Inc.
- Wacom Technology Corporation
This collaboration between institutions allows our team to be amongst the first to access any newly researched technologies.
This gives our team a unique opportunity to devise applications for improving the diagnosing of cancers and developing innovative therapeutic treatments. So when you enter our facilities, you can rest assured that the very best minds and machines are devoted to your care.
As part of a teaching institution, the Department of Radiation Medicine's faculty and staff will give presentations both within the department and around the world sharing their knowledge with others studying the field of medicine. Review the department's academic meetings presentations here
In the news: Radiation Medicine
May 4, 2021
Wencesley Paez, M.D., clinical research assistant, presented at OHSU 2021 Research Week. Dr. Paez's presented on Impacts of Advanced Clinical and Translational Research Educational Programs on Oncology Specialties and Career Development
February 24, 2021
Daniel Marks, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pediatrics, and Aaron Grossberg, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of radiation medicine, are among the first recipients of the new Science of the Patient Award from AACR and The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research. Read more about this award here
September 22, 2020
Joshua Walker, M.D., Ph.D. has been awarded a FY21 Knight Spring Pilots award for his proposal "Activation of Immunogenic Cell Death Pathways in Colorectal Cancer Using Radiation-Enhancing Nanoparticles".
July 7, 2020
Aaron Grossberg, M.D., Ph.D., has been awarded a NCI Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08) for his Hepatic Metabolic Reprogramming Drives Pancreatic Cancer Cachexia proposal. Learn more about Dr. Grossberg's project here.
Rubinstein Research Retreat: October 30, 2021
To register, visit: https://ohsu.ca1.qualtrics.com/
For more information, visit: www.virtualoncology.org
The Department of Radiation Medicine and the University of Washington's Department of Radiation Oncology are proud to host the Pacific Northwest Workshop on Methods in Radiation Oncology Clinical Trials. Details available here