medical applications

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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

The arm of MEDICIS

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Experiments
08 October, 2018
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8 October, 18
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Experiments
8 October, 18

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, 18
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29 May, 18

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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08 May, 2018
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8 May, 18
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8 May, 18

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, 18
Physics
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30 January, 18

Forty years since the first PET image at CERN

Marilena Streit-Bianchi reminisces about her role in the first PET (positron-emission tomography) image taken at CERN

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21 December, 2017
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21 December, 17
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21 December, 17

Combatting cancer in challenging environments

CERN, the International Cancer Expert Corps (ICEC) and STFC are developing medical linear accelerators for low- and middle-income countries

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09 November, 2017
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9 November, 17
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9 November, 17

Meet ISOLDE: What can ISOLDE do for cancer research?

For the final part of our series celebrating 50 years of physics at ISOLDE, we see what impact research at ISOLDE can have on society

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Experiments
16 October, 2017

Spectral imaging: from CERN to medical technologies

Spectral imaging is an emerging technology in the medical field allowing colour imaging during CT scans. Exciting – but how is it related to CERN?

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07 May, 2017

Crystal Clear celebrates 25 years

Crystal Clear was founded in 1991 to provide crystal detectors for particle physics – it has since had a wider impact on society

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Experiments
12 December, 2016
Experiments
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12 December, 16
Experiments
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12 December, 16

How the LHC could help us peek inside the human brain

Superconducting technology developed for the HL-LHC and FCC could improve our understanding of the human brain

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29 November, 2016
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29 November, 16
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29 November, 16