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Beddar Laboratory

Accurate delivery of radiation therapy directly impacts the success of cancer treatment. Our research is focused on the rapidly-growing field of scintillation dosimetry, or in other words, the use of scintillation detectors to measure radiation dose. Our work ranges from basic research on scintillator properties to detector development and clinical applications aimed at verifying precise, accurate radiation delivery.

Our research incorporates four areas of investigation:

  1. Development of 3D liquid scintillator detectors for proton therapy dosimetry.
  2. Development of in vivo dosimetric systems using plastic scintillators.
  3. Development of plastic scintillators applicable for brachytherapy.
  4. Development of 4D MR imaging techniques for radiation therapy treatment planning.

Our research team members are experts in these research areas and are striving to make cancer history.

Contact Information

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit #94
Houston, TX 77030

Room Number: Y2.5330
Phone: (713) 563-2609
Fax: (713) 563-2479
Email: abeddar@mdanderson.org


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