Background and activities

Research activities

  • In silico computational modeling of ionizing radiation interactions with matter
  • Experimental radiation biophysics using in vitro and in vivo systems
  • Functional and quantitative PET and MRI techniques for imaging the tumor microenvironment 
  • Multicenter imaging trials in radiotherapy
  • Artificial intelligence for quantitative parameter estimation, target segmentation and synthetic CT generation
  • Applications in photon-based radiotherapy and proton therapy
More about research activities in the Medical Radiation Physics group
Ongoing research projects
  • CURIE - Cancer imaging by fUnctional magnetic resonance for Radiotherapy Individualisation and Evaluation, funded by the Norwegian Cancer Society, 2019 - 2023 
  • Improved diagnostics and treatment through a state-of-the-art multi-center nuclear medicine approach: Applications in cancer and dementia (180N - Norwegian Nuclear Medicine Consortium), funded by Trond Mohn Foundation, Central Norway Regional Health Authority, St. Olavs hospital and NTNU, 2019 - 2024
  • Improved strategies for radiotherapy of prostate cancer utilizing proton therapy and advanced imaging modalities, funded by Central Norway Regional Health Authority, 2018 - 2023
  • Development of Cu-64 radiopharmaceuticals for positron emission tomography (PET) and treatment of hypoxic, aggressive cancer, funded by Central Norway Regional Health Authority, 2019 - 2022
  • Biologically adapted image-guided radiotherapy (BIG-ART), funded by Central Norway Regional Health Authority, 2022 - 2024
  • Imaging Vascular Damage from Radiation-Induced Oxidative Stress, funded by NTNU Enabling Technologies, within biotechnology, 2023 - 2026
Research group members:
Alumni member of the Young Academy of Norway
Member of the Young Committee/Physics Committee of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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  • Røe, Kathrine; Muren, Ludvig; Rørvik, Jarle; Olsen, Dag Rune; Dahl, Olav; Bakke, August; Malinen, Eirik. (2008) Dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging of bladder cancer and implications for biological image-adapted radiotherapy. Acta Oncologica. vol. 47 (7).
  • Folkvord, Sigurd; Flatmark, Kjersti; Seierstad, Therese; Røe, Kathrine; Rasmussen, Heidi; Ree, Anne Hansen. (2008) Inhibitory effects of oxaliplatin in experimental radiation trestment of colorectal carcinoma : does oxiliplatin improve 5-fluorouracil-dependent radiosensivity?. Radiotherapy and Oncology. vol. 86.
  • Seierstad, Therese; Redalen, Kathrine Røe; Sitter, Beathe; Halgunset, Jostein; Flatmark, Kjersti; Ree, Anne Hansen; Olsen, Dag Rune; Gribbestad, Ingrid S; Bathen, Tone Frost. (2008) Principal component analysis for the comparison of metabolic profiles from human rectal cancer biopsies and colorectal xenografts using high–resolution magic angle spinning 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Molecular Cancer. vol. 25 (7).