European Alliance for Medical Radiation Protection Research (EURAMED)

European Radiation Protection Week - Channel 2

November 22-24, 2021

Programme, November 22
9:00 – 9:45 Opening Remarks

Hoeschen, Christoph (EURAMED)
The Importance of MEENAS in the European Radiation Protection Research and Innovation Scene
Vandenhove, Hildegarde (SCK CEN, Belgium)
Channel 1
9:45 – 11:15

Lessons Learned by European RP Platforms from Large-Scale Accidents
Chairs: Almudena Real (ALLIANCE), Pascal Croüail (NERIS) & Rick Tanner (EURADOS)

ALLIANCE: Vandenhove, Hildegarde (SCK CEN, Belgium)
EURADOS: López, María Antonia (CIEMAT)
EURAMED: Lassmann, Michael (University of Würzburg)
MELODI: Cardis, Elisabeth (ISGlobal)
NERIS: Isnard, Olivier (IRSN)
SHARE: Perko, Tanja (SCK CEN)

Channel 1
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break  
11:30 – 13:00

Radioecology and Emergency Preparedness
Chairs: Rodolphe Gilbin (ALLIANCE) & Deborah Oughton (NERIS)

Modelling the Transfer of 137Cs along a River–Sea Continuum and Application to Accidental Release Scenarios
Radakovitch, Olivier (IRSN, France)

Spatial Clustering of Contaminated Agricultural Parcels for Efficient Remediation in a Post-Accident Situation
Abrams, Floris (SCK CEN, Belgium)

The Ecotoxicology of Tritium: Effects on Fish Using Several Endpoints, from Molecule to Individual Responses
Gagnaire, Béatrice (IRSN, France)

Ionising Radiation, Genotoxic Stress, and Mitochondrial DNA Copy-Number Variation in Caenorhabditis Elegans: Droplet Digital PCR Analysis
Maremonti, Erica (NMBU/CERAD, Norway)

Training Researchers in Operational Radiation Protection: An Opportunity for Dialogue and Optimization
Clarijs, Tom (SCK CEN, Belgium

Radiation Protection and Climate Change: How Do the Dose Response Models Influence the Choices of Solutions to Mitigate Climate Problems
Vasilache, Radu (Canberra Packard SRL, Romania

Identification and Prioritisation of ALLIANCE SRA Topics Relevant to Medical Radiation Protection Research
Vives i Batlle, Jordi (SCK CEN, Belgium)

Channel 1
11:30 – 13:00

Dosimetry in the Medical Context
Chairs: Veronika Olšovcová (EURADOS) & Klaus Bacher (EURAMED)

MEDIRAD - Implications of Medical Low-Dose Exposure
Frija, Guy (University of Paris, France)

ICRP Approach to Determining Reference Organ and Effective Dose Coefficients for Common X Ray Imaging Examinations
Sutton, David (University of Dundee, United Kingdom)

Effectiveness of Five Radioprotective Devices for Staff during Fluoroscopically Guided Procedures: Recommendations from the MEDIRAD Project
Dabin, Jérémie (SCK CEN, Belgium)

The Translational Challenge for Medical Radiation Applications and Protection Research: Methodological Approach and Preliminary Results
Bockhold, Sophie (University College Dublin, Ireland)

Inter- and Intra-Individual Variability of Gamma-H2AX in Healthy Volunteers and Clinical Radiotherapy Patients
Barnard, Stephen (UK Health Security Agency)

Extremity and Whole-Body Dose Monitoring of Staff with Thermoluminescent and Real-Time Detectors during Treatments of Neuroendocrine Tumours with 177Lu-Dotatate (Luthatera)
Riveira Martin, Mercedes (Galicia Sur Health Research Institute, Spain)


Assessment of Blind Scan in Chest CT Examinations
Bosmans, Hilde (University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium)

Channel 2
13:00 – 13:30 Lunch Break  
13:30 – 17:00 EURAMED rocc-n-roll workshop on the Strategic Research Agenda for Medical Applications of Ionising Radiation (WP6 workshop
This project has received funding from the Euratom Research and Training Programme 2019–2020 under grant agreement No. 899995
Channel 1
Programme, November 23
9:00 – 10:30

Challenges in Research on Individual Radiosensitivity and Susceptibility
Klaus Bacher (EURAMED) & Jean-Michel Dolo (MELODI)

Cellular and Extracellular Mechanisms of Radiation Sensitivity and Radiosusceptibility
Lumniczky, Katalin (National Public Health Centre, Hungary)

Radiation-Induced Nucleoshuttling of the ATM Protein and the Differences between Radiosensitivity and Radiosusceptibility
Foray, Nicolas (INSERM, France)

Radiotherapy Toxicity and Radiogenomics
West, Catharine (University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Channel 1
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break  
10:45 – 12:15

Low-Dose Research
Chairs: Ulrike Kulka & Jean-Michel Dolo (MELODI)

Dose-Responses for Mortality from Cerebrovascular and Heart Diseases in Atomic Bomb Survivors: 1950–2003
Schöllnberger, Helmut (Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany)

Concurrent Live-Cell Imaging of DNA Double-Strand Break Repair and its Cell-Cycle Status: From Cells to Animal Models
Otsuka, Kensuke (CRIEPI, Japan)

Bone-Marrow-Derived Extracellular Vesicles Influence Radiation-Induced Leukemogenesis
Lumniczky, Katalin (National Public Health Centre, Hungary)

A Mathematical Model for Analyzing the Effects of Protracted Irradiation on Cancer and Lifespan in Mice
Kinugawa, Tetsuhiro (Osaka University, Japan)

Effect of Caesium-137 Chronic Low-Dose Exposure on Neovascularization Process
Ebrahimian, Teni (IRSN, France)

The HARMONIC Project: Epidemiological Study for the Assessment of Radiation Doses and Associated Cancer Risks Following Cardiac Fluoroscopy in Childhood
Bernier, Marie-Odile (IRSN, France)

The Effect of Low- and High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy on the Immune Phenotype of Prostate Cancer Patients
Balázs, Katalin (National Public Health Centre, Hungary)

Channel 1
10:45 – 12:15

General Dosimetry and Various Topics
Chairs: Rick Tanner (EURADOS) & Pascal Croüail (NERIS)

Fragmentation Cross-Sections Study of High-Energy 20Ne Ion for Radiation Shielding and Radiotherapy Purposes
Sangwan, Nitika (NIT Kurukshetra, India)

Childhood CT Scans and Cancer Risks Estimates: An Update of the French CT Cohort Study
Foucault, Anaïs (IRSN, France)

Determination of Diagnostic Reference Levels and Achievable Doses for Pediatric CT Examinations in the United States and Comparison with International Benchmarks
Frush, Donald (Duke University, United States)

Assessment of Uncertainties Affecting Dosimetric Calculations for the Intake of Radon and NORM
Makumbi, Thomas (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)

Novel Detector for Monitoring Airborne Radioactivity and Fallout during a Nuclear Emergency
Ihantola, Sakari (STUK, Finland)

Radio‑Biologically Motivated Modeling of Radiation Risks of Mortality from Ischemic Heart Diseases in the Canadian Fluoroscopy Cohort Study
Schöllnberger, Helmut (Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany)

Radiation Protection of Volunteers in Medical Research – A Multifaceted Challenge
Almén, Anja (Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, Sweden)

Channel 2
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch Break  
13:30 – 16:00 EURAMED rocc-n-roll workshop on the Strategic Research Agenda for Medical Applications of Ionising Radiation (WP6 workshop)*
This project has received funding from the Euratom Research and Training Programme 2019–2020 under grant agreement No. 899995
Channel 1
13:30 – 16:00

MELODI/ALLIANCE Online Workshop on AOP Topics
Chairs: Vinita Chauhan (Health Canada) & Dmitry Klokov (IRSN)

AOP: A Path towards Better Data Consolidation and Global Co-ordination of Radiation Research
Chauhan, Vinita (Health Canada, Canada)

Advancing the AOP in Radiation Research: A HORIZON-Style Exercise
Burtt, Julie (CNSC, Canada)

Highlights of the MELODI/ALLIANCE International Workshop on AOPs, April 12–14 2021
Klokov, Dmitry (IRSN, France)

Development of an AOP to Radiation-Induced Leukemia
Klokov, Dmitry (IRSN, France)

Development of an AOP to Cardiovascular Disease
Azimzadeh, Omid (BfS, Germany)

Chauhan, Vinita (Health Canada, Canada)

An AOP to Reproductive Effects of Radiation Exposure
Tollefsen, Knut Erik (NIVA/NMBU, Norway

Developmental Neurotoxicity of Ionising Radiations, an AOP Perspective
Armant, Olivier (IRSN, France)

Round Table/Open Discussion with Panelists
Moderators: Vinita Chauhan (Health Canada), Dmitry Klokov (IRSN, France)

Closing Remarks
Chauhan, Vinita (Health Canada, Canada)

Klokov, Dmitry (IRSN, France)

This side event is accessible via Teams
Programme, November 24
9:00 – 10:30

Envisioning the Future of Radiation Protection Research: Big Data, AI and Beyond
Christoph Hoeschen (EURAMED) & Yevgeniya Tomkiv (SHARE)

Machine Learning in Radiation Oncology: Opportunities and Needs
Brouwer, Charlotte (UMC Groningen, Netherlands)

The Impact of the General Data Protection Regulation on Artificial Intelligence
Sartor, Giovanni (European University Institute, Italy)

Ethics, Robotics and Medicine Development
Rogozea, Liliana (Transilvania University of Braşov, Romania)

Ethics in Radiological Protection for Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, ICRP TG109
Cantone, Marie Claire (University of Milan, Italy)

Channel 1
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break  
10:45 – 12:15

Medical Radiation Protection
Chairs: Christoph Hoeschen (EURAMED) & Yevgeniya Tomkiv (SHARE)

Cell-Type Specific Differences in the Competitive Relationship between Cell Killing and Accumulation of Carcinogenic DNA Lesions Following Fractionated Radiation Exposure
Akuwudike, Pamela (Stockholm University, Sweden)

Differences of Ex Vivo and In Vivo DSB Repair Capacity in PBMCs of Patients before and during Radioiodine Therapy
Eberlein, Uta (University of Würzburg, Germany)

Structural Differences in Tumor and Ablated Tumor Tissue by Measuring Noise Performance Using Artificial Intelligence Method
Mahmoodian, Naghmeh (Otto von Guericke University, Germany)

Accurate Estimation of Organ Doses from Chest CT Using Patient-Specific Dosimetry
Damilakis, John (University of Crete, Greece)

Interpretation of Radiation Induced Aging Based on a Mathematical Model
Wada, Takahiro (Kansai University, Japan)

Status of the Implementation of the Requirements of the Basic Safety Standards Directive at National Level Regarding Education & Training in Radiation Protection: Results from EURAMED Rocc-n-Roll Project
Paulo, Graciano (Coimbra Health School, Portugal)

Early Subclinical Cardiovascular Changes after Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer Detected by Echocardiography: Contribution of the MEDIRAD EARLY-HEART Cohort
Locquet, Médéa (IRSN, France)

Channel 1
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch Break  
13:15 – 14:00 Digital poster session and discussion
Chairs: Pedro Nogueira (ALLIANCE) & Johan Camps (NERIS)
Posters to be presented
Channel 1
14:00 – 14:30

Awards ceremony
Chairs: Simon  Bouffler(MELODI) & Christoph Hoeschen(EURAMED)

1st MELODI award lecture
2nd MELODI award lecture
EURAMED award lecture
Presentation of awards

Channel 1
14:30 – 14:45 Closing  
15:30 – 17:00 EURAMED General Assembly
(for EURAMED members only)