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Research Group "Medical Radiation Physics, Med. Univ. Wien"
(Assoc.Prof. Dietmar Georg)
Head of the research group:
Head, Div. Medical Radiation Physics
Medical University of Vienna
Div. Medical Radiation Physics, Dept. of Radiotherapy / AKH Wien
Währinger Gürtel 18-20
Assignments to Research Areas:
Medical, Environmental and Bio-Physics
Assignments to Fields of Work According to the Austrian System of Science Areas:
Field(s) of work:
Radiation protection (103031)
Date of the data acquisition:
Data acquisition period:
from: 2005 up to including: 2009
Research Group at the Time of the Data Acquisition:
Scientific group members:
Hans Günther Löw
Scientific Output in the Above Data Acquisition Period:
H-index of the group head:
Number of publications:
Five most important publications:
Kragl G, Afwetterstedt S, Knäusl B, Knöös T, McClean B, Georg D (2009) Dosimetric characteristics of 6 and 10 MV unflattened photon beams provided by ELEKTA linear accelerators. Radioth. Oncol. 93,141-146.
Georg D, Hillbrand M, Stock M, Dieckmann K, Pötter R (2008) Can Protons improve SBRT for lung lesions? - dosimetric considerations. Radioth. Oncol. 88, 368-375.
Georg D, Kirisits Ch, Hillbrand M, Dimopoulos, J, Pötter R (2008) Image-guided radiotherapy for cervix cancer: high-tech external beam therapy vs. High-tech brachytherapy Int. J. Rad. Onc. Biol. Phys. 71, 1272-1278.
Fuß M, Sturtewagen E, De Wagter C and Georg D (2007) Dosimetric characterization of GafChromic EBT film and its implication on film dosimetry quality assurance. Phys. Med. Biol. 52, 4211-4225.
Winkler P, Hefner A, Georg D (2005) Dose response characteristics of an a-Si EPID - Implications for the verification of IMRT. Med. Phys. 32, 3095-3105.
2011 - Kragl G, Albrich D, Fotina I, Georg D. Radiotherapy with unflattened photon beams: Dosimetric accuracy of treatment planning systems; ESTRO-Varian award ESTRO meeting 2011.
2010 - Georg P, Lang S, Dimopoulos J, Dörr W, Sturdza AE, Shenfield C, Berger D, Georg D, Kirisits C, Pötter R, work on "Dose-dose-volume histogram parameters and late side effects in magnetic resonance image-guided cervical cancer brachytherapy" awarded with 2nd prize for research in 2010 of the Austrian Society of Radiation Oncology (ÖGRO).
2008 - Hillbrand M, Kirisits Ch, Dimopoulos, J, Pötter R, Georg D. Image-guided radiotherapy for cervix cancer: high-tech external beam therapy vs. High-tech brachytherapy, Award for "Best Young Researcher contribution" of the DGMP 2008, DGMP/ÖGMP/SGSMP meeting Bern 2008.
2008 - Georg D awarded as "Researcher of the month" at the Medical University Vienna, December 2008
Projects and Funding Granted in the Above Data Acquisition Period:
SIMTARA - Simulations in Targeted Radionuclide Therapy
Project supported by the FFG (Project leader M Blaickner, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, total Project volume 705.000 Euro, FFG contribution 352.800 Euro, D. Georg collaborator w.r.t. Treatment planning system development, funding own group 50.000 Euro) - 2010 - 2014
ENVISON - European Novel Imaging Systems for Ion therapy
EC-project in FP7. (Project Leader: Manjit Dosanjih, CERN, total volume 6 Mio Euro), D. Georg leader Work-package 5 `The combination of in-vivo dosimetry, treatment planning, and clinical relevance', (total WP volume: 964.120 Euro, Funding own group ~150.000 Euro) - 2009 - 2013
RegIoCo - Regional Ion Therapy Co-operation
EC-project for structural development. (Project Leader: Thomas Schreiner, EBG MedAustron, total volume 2 Mio Euro), D. Georg leader Work-package 2 `Principles of Treatment Planning with Helium Ions` (Funding own group ~200.000 Euro) - 2009 - 2011
Modern Brachytherapy for Gynaecological Cancer Therapy,
D. Georg - Co-Investigator (Project Leader Ch Kirisits) awarded by the FWF (278.000 Euro) - 2009 - 2011
ULICE - Union of Light Ion therapy Centers in Europe
EC-project in FP7. (Project Leader: Roberto Orrecia, Milano, total volume 8 Mio Euro), D. Georg leader Work-package 4 `Ion therapy for intra-fractionally moving targets´ and Co-Investigator of Work-package 5 `Adaptive treatment planning for ion beam therapy´ (total volume WP4 + WP5 1.804.422 Euro, Funding own group ~260.000 Euro) - 2009 - 2013
Image Guided Adaptive Radiotherapy
Project Leader D. Georg, awarded by the Austrian National Bank (OeNB) (77.000 Euro) - 2008 - 2011
Real-time 2D/3D image registration for image - guided radiation therapy
D. Georg - Co- Investigator (Project Leader W. Birkfellner) awarded by the FWF (299.906 Euro) - 2008 - 2010
Innovative Approaches to 2D/3D Registration for Image-Guided Therapy
D. Georg - Co- Investigator (Project Leader W. Birkfellner) awarded by the FWF (299.000 Euro) - 2008 - 2010
Scanned Intensity Modulated Proton Beams - evaluation of clinical potential
Project Leader D. Georg, awarded by the Austrian National Bank (OeNB) (68.000 Euro) - 2006 - 2007
Current research topics:
Image Guided Radiotherapy
Ion Beam Therapy
Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy
Future topics (next 5 years):
As above plus extension towards biological/functional imaging
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