Website Renovations

Hi there! As you can probably tell, we’ve been a little tied up, and haven’t kept our website as up to date as we’d like. Sorry about that! We really do like sharing our news with you, and we’re glad you’ve popped by to find out what we’re up to. At the minute, you’ll find that we’ve updated our publications list and contact information. Currently, we’re in the process of refreshing our biographies, and will be featuring more stories about our faculty and graduate researchers.

Thanks for being patient with us. We’re looking forward to sharing much more with you very soon!

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Our team at World Congress 2018

Congrats to Levi and Maral on great presentations in Prague!

Maryam Afsari Golshan, Ingrid Spadinger, Golnoosh Samei, Sara Mahdavi. Three-dimensional finite element-based deformation of the prostate boundary in transrectal ultrasound-guided brachytherapy using implanted seeds as control points

Levi Burns, Tony Teke, Tony Popescu, Cheryl Duzenli. Monte Carlo dosimetry of organ doses from a cobalt-60 sweeping-beam total body irradiation technique: a retrospective study

Levi Burns, Scott Young, Joel Beaudry, Bradford Gill, Robin Coope, Cheryl Duzenli. Rapid prototyping for a novel carbon fibre breast support to reduce skin folds during radiotherapy

Welcome Amir!

Dr. Amir Pourmoghaddas has joined our team as a medical physics resident. Welcome to Vancouver!

Radiation Oncology Rounds

Congratulations to Youssef Ben Bouchta (Ph.D Candidate) and Dr. Nevin McVicar on two excellent talks last week!

We look forward to two more physics talks during rounds next week, from Dr. Hal Clark (Surrey resident and an alumnus of our group) and Dr. Cheryl Duzenli.

Titles of the presentations:
Nevin: Retreatment VMAT optimization
Youssef: A case for flattening-filter-free VMAT for pediatric RT
Hal: X(-Ray) marks the spot: the search for a parotid gland ‘linchpin’
Cheryl: Reducing toxicity in breast radiotherapy by improved breast positioning

Welcome back Crystal!

Welcome back to Crystal Penner, a former student in our group who has returned for her Ph.D studies (supervised by Cheryl Duzenli).