Methods and devices to improve cancer imaging and targeted radiotherapy

Summary

Prof Keall's research team is part of Sydney Medical School-Central and is located at the Australian Technology Park. It is a multidisciplinary team of physicists, engineers, mathematicians and software developers that has strong links with clinicians/hospitals and industry. Students will be encouraged and supported to attend local and international conferences and to publish their work in high-impact journals.

Supervisor(s)

Professor Paul Keall

Research Location

Sydney Medical School - Generic

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

Our team undertakes a broad range of internationally significant research and development activities in cancer imaging and targeted radiotherapy that span basic research through to clinical trials of new technology. Specific programs include the Australian MRI-Linac Program, cost-effective cancer radiotherapy (Nano-X), CT ventilation imaging, 4D cone beam CT imaging, kilovoltage intrafraction monitoring, multileaf collimator tracking and audiovisual biofeedback. HDR projects can be focused on theoretical development, computer simulations, experiments and/or clinical studies. Specific projects are reached by consensus after discussion, based on the student's background and preferences. The goal is to produce new science, innovation and clinical advances of publication quality.

Additional Information

This opportunity is located at the Australian Technology Park, Redfern.

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Keywords

Radiation oncology, Medical physics, Imaging, Radiotherapy, Image X Institute

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 2261

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