Health Physics Society Journal

July 2018, Volume 115, Number 1

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On the cover: ConRad 2017—Global Conference on Radiation Topics: Preparedness, Response, Protection, and Research (photo courtesy of Rudolf Sterflinger, Munchen Tourismus)



ConRad—Global Conference on Radiation Topics: Preparedness, Response, Protection, and Research — Matthias Port


A Metabolomic Serum Signature From Nonhuman Primates Treated With a Radiation Countermeasure, Gamma-Tocotrienol, and Exposed to Ionizing Radiation — Evan L. Pannkuk, Evagelia C. Laiakis, Albert J. Fornace Jr., Oluseyi O. Fatanmi, and Vijay K. Singh

Actinide-Contaminated Skin: Comparing Decontamination Efficacy of Water, Cleansing Gels, and DTPA Gels — A. Tazrart, M.A. Bolzinger, S. Lamart, S. Coudert, J.F. Angulo, V. Jandard, S. Briançon, and N.M. Griffiths

Impact of Ionizing Radiation on Electrophysiological Behavior of Human-Induced IPSC-Derived Cardiomyocytes on Multielectrode Arrays — Benjamin V. Becker, Thomas Seeger, Thomas Beiert, Markus Antwerpen, Andreas Palnek, Matthias Port, and Reinhard Ullmann

Use of Proteomic and Hematology Biomarkers for Prediction of Hematopoietic Acute Radiation Syndrome Severity in Baboon Radiation Models — William F. Blakely, David L. Bolduc, Jeff Debad, George Sigal, Matthias Port, Michael Abend, Marco Valente, Michel Drouet, and Francis Hérodin

First Insights Into the M2 Inflammatory Response After Adipose-Tissue-Derived Stem Cell Injections in Radiation-Injured Muscles — Diane Riccobono, Krisztina Nikovics, Sabine François, Anne-Laure Favier, Nicolas Jullien, Gerrit Schrock, Harry Scherthan, and Michel Drouet

Successful Teaching of Radiobiology Students in the Medical Management of Acute Radiation Effects From Real Case Histories Using Clinical Signs and Symptoms and Taking Advantage of Recently Developed Software Tools — Matthäus Majewski, Stephanie E. Combs, Klaus-Rüdiger Trott, Michael Abend, Matthias Port

Rapid Response, Dose Assessment, and Clinical Management of a Plutonium-Contaminated Puncture Wound — Stephen L. Sugarman, William M. Findley, Richard E. Toohey, and Nicholas Dainiak

PEGylated IL-11 (BBT-059): A Novel Radiation Countermeasure for Hematopoietic Acute Radiation Syndrome — Vidya P. Kumar, Shukla Biswas, Neel K. Sharma, Sasha Stone, Christine M. Fam, George N. Cox, and Sanchita P. Ghosh

Investigation of Spatial Organization of Chromosome Territories in Chromosome Exchange Aberrations After Ionizing Radiation Exposure — Adayabalam S. Balajee, Jacob T. Sanders, Rosela Golloshi, Igor Shuryak, Rachel Patton McCord, and Nicholas Dainiak

Influence of Confounding Factors on Radiation Dose Estimation Using In Vivo Validated Transcriptional Biomarkers — Lourdes Cruz-Garcia, Grainne O'Brien, Ellen Donovan, Lone Gothard, Sue Boyle, Antoine Laval, Isabelle Testard, Lucyna Ponge, Grzegorz Woźniak, Leszek Miszczyk, Serge M. Candéias, Elizabeth Ainsbury, Piotr Widlak, Navita Somaiah, and Christophe Badie

NHEJ Contributes to the Fast Repair of Radiation-Induced DNA Double-Strand Breaks at Late Prophase I Telomeres — Emad A. Ahmed, Michael Rosemann, and Harry Scherthan

Immunological Markers of Chronic Occupational Radiation Exposure — Valentina L. Rybkina, Maria V. Bannikova, Galina V. Adamova, Harald Dörr, Harry Scherthan, and Tamara V. Azizova

Liquid Biopsy Using Whole Blood From Testis Tumor and Colon Cancer Patients—A New and Simple Way? — Matthäus Majewski, Tim Nestler, Sebastian Kägler, Ines Richardsen, Christian G. Ruf, Cord Matthies, Arnulf Willms, Hans-Ulrich Schmelz, Walter Wagner, Robert Schwab, Michael Abend

Predicting the Public Health Consequences of a Nuclear Terrorism Attack: Drawing on the Experiences of Hiroshima and Fukushima — Timothy J. Jorgensen

Genotoxic Effects in Human Fibroblasts Exposed to Microwave Radiation — Valeria Franchini, Elisa Regalbuto, Andrea De Amicis, Stefania De Sanctis, Sara Di Cristofaro, Elisa Coluzzi, Jessica Marinaccio, Antonella Sgura, Silvio Ceccuzzi, Andrea Doria, Gian Piero Gallerano, Emilio Giovenale, Gian Luca Ravera, Roberto Bei, Monica Benvenuto, Andrea Modesti, Laura Masuelli, and Florigio Lista

Developments in Biodosimetry Methods for Triage With a Focus on X-Band Electron Paramagnetic Resonance In Vivo Fingernail Dosimetry — Steven G. Swarts, Jason W. Sidabras, Oleg Grinberg, Dmitriy S. Tipikin, Maciej Kmiec, Sergey Petryakov, Wilson Schreiber, Victoria A. Wood, Benjamin B. Williams, Ann Barry Flood, and Harold M. Swartz

Exome Sequencing Discloses Ionizing Radiation-Induced DNA Variants in the Genome of Human Gingiva Fibroblasts — Neetika Nath, Jennifer Esche, Jessica Müller, Lars Riff Jensen, Matthias Port, Mario Stanke, Lars Kaderali, Harry Scherthan, Andreas Kuss


Epidemiology of Late Health Effects in Ukrainian Chornobyl Cleanup Workers — Dimitry Bazyka, Anatoly Prysyazhnyuk, Natalya Gudzenko, Iryna Dyagil, David Belyi, Vadim Chumak, and Volodymyr Buzunov

Old Data—New Concepts: Integrating "Indirect Effects" Into Radiation Protection — Carmel Mothersill and Colin Seymour


French Policies for Victim Management During Mass Radiological Accidents/Attacks — Diane Riccobono, Marco Valente, Michel Drouet, Franck Calamai, and Amandine Abriat


Deployment of the DosiKit System Under Operational Conditions: Experience From a French Defense National Nuclear Exercise — F. Entine, J. Bensimon Etzol, C. Bettencourt, M. Dondey, X. Michel, G. Gagna, G. Gellie, Y. Corre, N. Ugolin, S. Chevillard, and J.C. Amabile


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