Society News Archive

30 March 2013
"Mitigation and Treatment of Radiation Damage" Workshop

The Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) and the Centers for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation (CMCR) are convening the three-day workshop Mitigation and Treatment of Radiation Damage from 31 July to 2 August 2013.

The workshop will cover topics such as patient assessment, biomarkers and biodosimetry, suitability of animal models, small molecules, growth factors, and cells as mitigators, as well as their mechanisms of action in radiation-damaged tissues, late effects of acute and prolonged exposure, survivorship issues, and future developments.

The workshop will be held at the historic Tremont Plaza Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Read more about the workshop and register at