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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Join us for the RRS 2013
Annual Meeting in New Orleans!

As you will see upon visiting our registration site, your program committee has worked very hard to create a unique program for this annual showcase event that will include talks from distinguished speakers, debates, topical reviews, symposia, SIT workshop, and poster presentations encompassing multiple disciplines. We're hoping to aid in sparking innovative ideas and fostering new collaborations between members.

 

Please allow me to take this opportunity to invite you to the fascinating city of La Nouvelle-Orléans (New Orleans), home to a truly unique melding pot of authentic culture, food, and music with diverse heritage from Europe, the Caribbean, Africa, and beyond, for the 59th Annual Meeting of the Radiation Research Society.

 

I look forward to welcoming you all to the Jazz city of New Orleans.

 

Sincerely,

Frank Cucinotta

Vice President - Radiation Research Society

2013 Annual Meeting Program Chair
REGISTER TODAY AT RADRES.ORG

With RRS' new website, we have made it even easier to register for the Annual Meeting in New Orleans. As a member, simply visit www.radres.org and sign in. Once signed in there is a multitude of ways to get to New Orleans!

1. Under Events, click 59th Annual Meeting
2. Click the Register Now slideshow slide
3. Under the Calendar of Events, visit the link on Registration Open for 59th Annual Meeting

 

(Remember, to sign-in as a member before clicking a registration link to ensure all features of the website function correctly)

NON-MEMBERS: Please visit www.mtnreg.com/RRS2013 to register.

 

If you need assistance, please call RRS toll free at 877-216-1919.

NEW TOP REASONS TO ATTEND THE MEETING

Cutting Edge Topical Reviews:

  • miRNA in Cancer with speaker Carlo Croce, tentatively scheduled for Sunday, September 15th at 8am.
  • Sensing DNA Damage with speaker Tanya Paull, tentatively scheduled for Monday, September 16th at 8am.
  • Radiation and the Central Nervous System with speaker Amelia Eisch, tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, September 17th at 8am.
  • Radiation-induced non-malignant diseases: Cataract, cardiovasc & neurocog and interaction with metabolic disease with speaker Sarah Darby, tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, September 18 at 4pm.

SYMPOSIA: NCI Provocative Questions on Cancer,

scheduled for Wednesday, September 18th at 3:15pm. Stay tuned for further details on the great lineup for this special symposia.
 
 
DEBATE SESSIONS on Sunday, September 15:
SESSION 1: Should there be a dose-rate effectiveness factor in radiation protections? More Info


AFFIRMATIVE:
Dr. Antone Brooks

Washington State
University,

TriCities, WA, USA


NEGATIVE:

Dr. Mike Atkinson

Helmholtz Zentrum

Munchem, Germany

 

SESSION 2: IRMT vs Hadron Therapy: Proton/Carbon (Hadron) Radiotherapy is Superior to Intensity Modulate Radiotherapy (IMRT) More Info


AFFIRMATIVE:

Dr. Jason Efstathiou

Mass. General Hospital
Harvard Medical School


NEGATIVE:
Dr. Hak Choy

University of Texas

Southwestern

Medical School

 


NEW ORLEANS ITSELF:

  • Culture, Music, Cuisine & More - Could a better location for scientific melding pots of minds be found? We don't think so!
  • Hilton headquarter hotel is the most ideal central meeting location in the city with a Rail Car stop in front of the hotel, cool waterfront location, just steps from the Warehouse District, and an easy walk to the French Quarter. You won't find a better way to enjoy all of the city's offerings! There is even a mall attached to the hotel with a great locals food court and some easy shopping!

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