Molecular imaging, radiotherapy, oncology- UCL- Lab'insight Biomedical imaging

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Description of the laboratory skills (Lab'InSight Biomedical Imaging 25/11/2011)

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  • 1. 1 Prof. Vincent Grgoire Director Prof. John A. Lee Researcher LabInsight event Gosselies, October 25th, 2011

2. Expertise Molecular imaging for oncology (PET, SPECT/CT, AR) Radiation oncology (preclinical and clinical research) Radiobiology Radiochemistry (GMP radiotracers) Medical physics Medical imaging and image processing (partnership with UCL/ICTEAM) For companies active in : Cancer therapy Nuclear medicine Pharmaceutics 2 EXPERTISE IN BIOMEDICAL IMAGING AND TARGETED COMPANIES 3. 3 Production of certified tracers for PET and SPECT (FDG, FAZA, EF3, FLT, FMISO, choline, acetate, methionine, O15, N13, Y89, Zr89) Expertise in the biological effects and radiobiological calibration of non conventional radiation beam Tools for target delineation on PET images Commissioning of radiotherapy devices Modeling of linear accelerators and radiation therapy devices (dosimetry and Monte Carlo simulations, photons/protons/hadrons) Example: & Services Provided to Companies 4. 4 Complete molecular imaging platform + tracer production facility Special Equipments 5. 55 patient treatment 5-7 weeks, daily tumour control / toxicity treatment safety quality assurance dosimetry tumour targeting tumour radiosensitivity tumour biology tracer synthesis tumour imaging tumour motion tumour evolution international guidelines HPV tumor micro- environment EF3, FAZA, FLT, FMISO, acetate, methionine, O15, N13, Y89, Zr89 non-rigid registration adaptive treatment Research Projects 6. 6 CONTACT Prof. Vincent Grgoire Director Vincent.Gregoire@uclouvain.be - Phone : +32(0)2 764 9443 UCLouvain/IREC Molecular imaging, radiotherapy, and oncology Avenue Hippocrate 55 bte B1.54.07, 1200 Bruxelles