Opendata, web and dolomites

HIPPOCRATE SIGNED

Hybrid Imaging of PET and PrOmpt gamma for preCision RAnge- and biological- guidance in proton ThErapy

Total Cost €

0

EC-Contrib. €

0

Partnership

0

Views

0

Project "HIPPOCRATE" data sheet

The following table provides information about the project.

Coordinator
LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN 

Organization address
address: GESCHWISTER SCHOLL PLATZ 1
city: MUENCHEN
postcode: 80539
website: www.uni-muenchen.de

contact info
title: n.a.
name: n.a.
surname: n.a.
function: n.a.
email: n.a.
telephone: n.a.
fax: n.a.

 Coordinator Country Germany [DE]
 Total cost 171˙460 €
 EC max contribution 171˙460 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2016
 Funding Scheme /MSCA-IF-EF-ST
 Starting year 2017
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2017-06-01   to  2020-09-05

 Partnership

Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN DE (MUENCHEN) coordinator 171˙460.00

Mappa

 Project objective

Proton therapy is rapidly being established in the EU as a promising external beam tumour therapy modality offering an increased tumour-dose conformity with better sparing of critical organs and healthy tissue compared to conventional photon therapy. However, full exploitation of its clinical potential is still hampered by non-negligible uncertainties during the treatment planning and delivery, posing the urgent demand of novel real-time techniques for in vivo verification of the proton beam range. To this aim, the objective of this project proposal HIPPOCRATE (Hybrid Imaging of PET and PrOmpt gamma for preCision RAnge- and biological- guidance in proton ThErapy) is to explore the optimal design and clinical potential of an innovative hybrid medical imaging approach that goes well beyond the state of the art, by combining real-time range verification from energetic prompt gammas with Positron-Emission-Tomography (PET) imaging of irradiation-induced or externally injected tracers, to promote biological- and dose- guidance for personalized, high-precision proton therapy. By improving the quality of the rapidly emerging proton therapy modality, this project will promote longer and healthier lives for cancer patients, with a high societal impact on the EU. Moreover, HIPPOCRATE can potentially go beyond the boundaries of medical imaging in proton therapy, by enabling high quality imaging of a whole new range of promising unconventional radionuclides for diagnostic nuclear medicine imaging, as well as opening the perspective of biological image guidance at the radiotherapy treatment site, independent of the primary radiation quality.

Are you the coordinator (or a participant) of this project? Plaese send me more information about the "HIPPOCRATE" project.

For instance: the website url (it has not provided by EU-opendata yet), the logo, a more detailed description of the project (in plain text as a rtf file or a word file), some pictures (as picture files, not embedded into any word file), twitter account, linkedin page, etc.

Send me an  email (fabio@fabiodisconzi.com) and I put them in your project's page as son as possible.

Thanks. And then put a link of this page into your project's website.

The information about "HIPPOCRATE" are provided by the European Opendata Portal: CORDIS opendata.

More projects from the same programme (H2020-EU.1.3.2.)

MARKS-MEDICI (2019)

Marks and the Medici: Branding and Trademarks in Renaissance Global Business

Read More  

WAMSISE (2018)

West Antarctic Margin Signatures of Ice Sheet Evolution

Read More  

DiverseJust (2018)

Addressing Diversity: How Immigration Shapes Criminal Justice and Welfare Policies

Read More