Upcoming ECR 2021

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) 2021 will be held as an online congress on March 3-7, 2021. It will provide the biggest online programme in radiology ever, featuring state-of-the-art science, education and research presented by medical imaging professionals from across the world. The programme includes live and on-demand sessions.

EIBIR (MEDIRAD Project Coordinator) and EURAMED are jointly organising a session, which will feature updates from Horizon 2020 projects dedicated to radiation protection research. Among others, a talk by Prof. Guy Frija (MEDIRAD Clinical Coordinator) wil present ongoing activities and first results of the project.

The session will take place on Wednesday, March 3, at 14:15-15:15..

These are the session details:

C 13 - Joint EIBIR-EURAMED session on European radiation protection research (moderated by Christoph Hoeschen; Magdeburg/DE)

  • Talk from the MEDIRAD project: understanding and evaluating the health effects of low-dose ionising radiation exposure from diagnostic and therapeutic imaging (Guy Frija; Paris/FR)
  • Talk from the SINFONIA project: developing comprehensive risk appraisal for the detrimental effects of radiation exposure on patients and healthcare professionals (during the management of lymphoma or brain tumour patients) (John Damilakis; Iraklion/GR)
  • Talk from the EURAMED rocc-n-roll project: developing a strategic research agenda for medical applications of ionising radiation and related radiation protection (Ursula Nestle; Freiburg/DE)
  • Live Q&A

Stay tuned for more information on further MEDIRAD contributions to the congress. 


Posted on 13/01/2021