Imaging for physicists

05-09 November, 2017
Malaga, Spain


The course is aimed at trainees in radiotherapy physics, researchers as well as more experienced radiotherapy physicists with an interest in the application of advanced imaging techniques in their radiotherapy practice.


Course director
Tufve Nyholm, Physicist, Umeå University,  Umeå (SE)

Piet Dirix, Radiation Oncologist, Iridium Cancer Network, Antwerp (BE)
Gary Liney, Physicist, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, Liverpool (AU)
Eirik Malinen, Physicist, University of Oslo,  Oslo (NO)
Cynthia Ménard, Radiation Oncologist, Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CA)
Francesco Pisana, Medical Physicist, DKFZ , Heidelberg (DE)
Daniela Thorwarth, Physicist, Uniklinik für Radioonkologie, Tübingen (DE)
Uulke van der Heide, Medical Physicist, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam (NL)
Rob Tijssen, Medical Physicist, University Medical Centre Utrecht (NL) 


Local organisers
Salvador Garcia-Pareja, Physicist, Regional University Hospital Malaga (ES)


  • Improve the understanding of the physics principles of MRI, PET and CT
  • Explore potential applications of these imaging modalities in clinical practice.