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UT Southwestern Announces Early Collaborative Grants for Heavy Ion Project With UTA

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UT Southwestern Medical Center is enlisting the help of UT Arlington professor Dr. Mingwu Jin to bolster its effort to launch the first heavy ion cancer treatment center in the United States.

Jin, a physics professor with a background in electrical engineering and radiology, hopes to develop an imaging system that will help doctors see how each cancer treatment is affecting a patient in real time, making it easier to adjust the dosage as needed.

UT Southwestern was one of two in the nation to win $1 million planning grants from the National Institutes of Health to help pay for a National Particle Therapy Research Center. Read more . . .

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