A/Prof Per Poulsen, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark - Oct - Nov 2015
Per Poulsen is a medical physicist at Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark, specializing in tumor motion management. He spent two years (2007-09) with Paul Keall's research group at Stanford University, focusing on image-based MLC tracking. Current research topics include real-time tumor motion monitoring (e.g. kilovoltage intrafraction monitoring, electromagnetic transponders, MRI), motion adaptation by MLC and couch tracking, and reconstruction of doses to moving targets.
Laura Glaubes, University Hospitals Bristol, UK - Oct - Nov 2015
Laura Glaubes is a Trainee Medical Physicist specialising in Radiotherapy Physics on the Scientist Training Program at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, UK. She is currently undertaking her MSc research project on the development and validation of a Monte Carlo based model of flattening filter free beams to provide independent verification of treatment plans. Laura is visiting the group for six weeks and will be working on the MRI-Linac program, specifically assisting with the commissioning of the Linatron beam prior to installation of the magnet.