Summer School

Experimental approaches and modelling of irradiation phenomena in Medical Physics

Instituto de Fisica, UNAM

Mexico, City

June 12-16 2017

Invited Professors

Dr. Salvador Cruz-Jiménez UAM-I, México

Dr. María Ester-Brandan IFUNAM, México

Dr. Lorenzo Stella Queen's University, Belfast UK

Dr. Fernanda Villegas-Navarro Uppsala University, Sweden

Dr. Ruben Fossion ICN UNAM, México

Dr. Paola Ballesteros-Zebadúa INNN, México

Dr. José Héctor Morales-Bárcenas UAM-I, México

Dr. Janeth Serrano-Bello FO-UNAM, México

Dr. Iván Rosado-Méndez IFUNAM, México

Dr. Guerda Massillon-JL IFUNAM, México

Dr. José Manuel Lárraga-Gutiérrez INNN, México

Dr. Eugenio Torres-García Facultad de Medicina, UAE, México

Dr. Luis Jiménez-ángeles FI-UNAM, México


To establish relationship between experiments and theoretical models for a better interpretation of the results on the application of radiation in medicine.


  1. Atomistic simulation of hyperthermal treatment using nanoparticles

  2. Introduction to the Physics of Medical Ultrasound.

  3. Simulation and processing of Medical Ultrasound signals.

  4. Mammographic images: Acquisition, quality and dose

  5. Energy Loss Mechanisms of Ions in Amorphous Materials

  6. Interaction of low-energy radiation with matter and the impact in Dosimetry

  7. Monte Carlo modelling of medical linear accelerators for radiotherapy applications

  8. Calculation of output correction factors for small field dosimetry in radiosurgery

  9. Study of angiogenesis using mammographic images

  10. Homeostasis and continuous physiological monitoring

  11. Radiobiology

  12. Monte Carlo modelling for relative biological effectiveness

  13. Synchronicity analysis of ventricular contraction using nuclear medicine imaging

  14. Monte Carlo modelling for Microdosimetry in nuclear medicine

Who can register?

Important dates:

Registration: April 24- May 26 2017

Notification of acceptance: June 2 2017

To apply for financial support:

Otherwise send an email to titled "Summer school" with the following information:

  1. Full name

  2. Institution

  3. Academic level: student, professor or medical physicists



Royal Society- Newton Advance Fellowship-NA150212, UK

Red de Fisica Medica, Conacyt, Mexico

Division de Fisica Medica, Sociedad Mexicana de Fisica, Mexico