Special Issue of the Global Conference of Radiation Topics (ConRad), Munich 2017

ConRad 2017, the Global Conference on Radiation Topics, Preparedness, Response, Protection and Research offered a unique opportunity for professional and multidisciplinary exchange of experience and expertise in the diversified field of radiation sciences. Within this special issue we are proud to present selected manuscript of our meeting.

ConRad takes place every 2 years in Munich under the auspices of the Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology. For more information about our next meeting check: www.radiation-medicine.de

ConRad 2017

We are pleased to present the proceedings of the ConRad 2017 Conference in the July issue of Health Physics. As reported by Dr. Mathias Port, the Guest Editor for this special issue, the ConRad conference was held in Munich and attended by over 260 experts from 32 countries. In this very large special issue, you will find everything from the latest advances in biomarkers and the biological effects of radiation exposure, to medical management of radiological injuries and epidemiology on long-term radiation effects. I would like to offer my special thanks to Dr. Port for organizing such a fascinating and comprehensive special issue, and to Deanna Baker and Linnea Wahl of the journal’s editorial staff for shepherding this challenging issue through the review and publication process.

Please also enjoy free access to the Abstracts of Papers Presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society.

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