medical applications

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Flashes of electrons against cancer

Meet Steinar Stapnes, Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) project leader, in the first of our Knowledge Transfer spotlight series

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29 September, 2020
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29 September, 2020

CERN and CHUV collaborate on a pioneering new cancer radiotherapy facility

CERN and the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) are collaborating to develop the conceptual design of an innovative radiotherapy facility, used for cancer treatment

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15 September, 2020
Knowledge sharing
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15 September, 2020

World’s first proton treatment of a cardiac pathology

A cancer therapy synchrotron that CERN helped to establish has treated a patient with ventricular arrhythmia for the first time

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Knowledge sharing
14 February, 2020
Knowledge sharing
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14 February, 2020

Enabling hadron therapy in south-east Europe

A new facility following the founding principles of CERN begins its design phase

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Knowledge sharing
24 September, 2019
Knowledge sharing
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24 September, 2019

HEP’s contributions to medtech published in WIPO report

WIPO’s Global Innovation Index 2019 highlights knowledge transfer from fundamental research to medical applications

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Knowledge sharing
29 July, 2019
Knowledge sharing
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29 July, 2019

Using CERN magnet technology in innovative cancer treatment

A new “gantry” design using CERN magnet technology has the potential to revolutionise hadron therapy

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27 November, 2018
Knowledge sharing
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27 November, 2018

The arm of MEDICIS

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Experiments
Experiments
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First 3D colour X-ray of a human using CERN technology

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17 July, 2018
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17 July, 2018

From CERN to the clinic

At a seminar at CERN today, Ron Heeren describes how CERN’s Timepix read-out chip might in the future be found in surgery rooms

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29 May, 2018
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29 May, 2018

Using CERN technology for medical challenges

A healthcare kit for remote conditions and a screening system for anti-cancer pharmaceuticals are the winners of the first CERN Medtech:Hack

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Knowledge sharing
08 May, 2018
Knowledge sharing
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08 May, 2018

Particle physics on the brain

Methods from theoretical physics are shedding light on the brain’s circuitry

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Physics
30 January, 2018
Physics
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30 January, 2018