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Marco Durante elected Vice Chair of PTCOG



The head of GSI biophysics department Marco Durante was elected Vice Chair of the Steering Committee of the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG). PTCOG is an international scientific community where physicists, biologists and physicians work together regarding proton and ion beam therapy.

Every year PTCOG organizes and hosts an international conference to support and improve discussion and exchange on the latest developments in particle therapy. This year the annual conference took place in San Diego and focussed on „The Modern Era of Particle Beam Therapy: Widening the Therapeutic Window for Better Patient Outcomes.“ During the event Marco Durante was elected Vice Chair of the Steering Committee of PTCOG. In this position Durante is also Associate Editor of the International Journal of Particle Therapy, the official PTCOG journal.

Marco Durante, head of GSI biophysics department.
Photo: G. Otto / GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH