On November 6th and 7th, 2014, Rhode Island Hospital will be hosting the first Conformal Thermal Ablation Research Network workshop. This workshop will bring together leading experts on ablation therapy to discuss novel treatment planning procedures. With demonstrations at both the hospital and Brown University, it aims to foster collaboration between academic researchers and practising clinicians.

Find the full schedule here.

Scheduled Lectures

12pm Thursday, November 6th (George Auditorium, RIH): Thomas Ryan on Thermal Therapy for Cancer Treatment using Microwaves: A Review of Physics, Innovation, Robotics, and the Future.

11am Friday, November 7th (Barus & Holley 190, Brown): Punit Prakash on Model-based design of devices and treatment delivery strategies for image-guided thermal therapy