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New Research in Ionizing Radiation and Nanoparticles: The ARGENT Project

Bolsa Ferruz, M.; Ivošev, V.; Haume, K.; Ellis-Gibbings, L.; Traore, A.; Thakare, V.; Rosa, S.; de Vera, Pablo; Tran, V.-L.; Mika, A.; Boscolo, D.; Grellet, S.; Verkhovtsev, Alexey; Huber, Bernd A.; Butterworth, K. T.; Prise, K. M.; Currell, F. J.; Mason, Nigel J.; Golding, J.; Scifoni, E.; Garcia, Gustavo; Boschetti, F.; Lux, F.; Tillement, O.; Louis, C.; Stokbro, K.; Solov'yov, Andrey V. and Lacombe, S. (2016). New Research in Ionizing Radiation and Nanoparticles: The ARGENT Project. In: Solov'yov, Andrey V. ed. Nanoscale insights into ion-beam cancer therapy. Cham: Springer International Publishing, pp. 379–434.

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Abstract

This chapter gives an overview of “ARGENT ” (“Advanced Radiotherapy, Generated by Exploiting Nanoprocesses and Technologies”), an ongoing international Initial Training Network project, supported by the European Commission. The project, bringing together world-leading researchers in physics, medical physics, chemistry, and biology, aims to train 13 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) whose research activities are linked to understanding and exploiting the nanoscale processes that drive physical, chemical, and biological effects induced by ionizing radiation in the presence of radiosensitizing nanoparticles. This research is at the forefront of current practices and involves many experts from the respective scientific disciplines. In this chapter, we overview research topics covered by ARGENT and briefly describe the research projects of each ESR.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2017 Springer International Publishing Switzerland
ISBN: 3-319-43030-0, 978-3-319-43030-0
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Biomedical Research Network (BRN)
Item ID: 48306
Depositing User: Jon Golding
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2017 11:09
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2017 17:27
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/48306
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