Departments
Advanced Biomedical Sciences

Medical Radiation Sciences

Division
Advanced Biomedical Sciences
Great Departments
Medical Technologies and Sciences

Staff

Professor ITO Shigeki
shigekii(at mark)kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Professor FUNAMA Yoshinori
funama(at mark)kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Professor MURAKAMI Ryuji
murakami(at mark)kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Associate Professor OONO Takeshi
t_oono(at mark)kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Associate Professor SAKAMOTO Fumi
f-sakamoto(at mark)kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Research theme

Department of Medical Radiation Sciences consists of mainly following graduate courses 1) Medical Physics, 2) Nuclear Medicine, and 3) Radiation Technology.
1) Medical Physics is developing the principles and techniques of radiation dosimetry and radiotherapy.
2) Nuclear Medicine is developing diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for various functional disorders.
3) Radiation Technology is developing image reconstruction and image processing techniques to optimize X-ray dose with keeping image quality.

Volumetric-modulated arc therapy (VMAT) in Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for stage I non-small cell lung cancer.
(A) VMAT plan for lung cancer on CT
(B) Dose distribution at the gross tumor volume (GTV)