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Andreas Resch
Andreas Resch, PhD

Department of Radiation Oncology
Position: Research Associate (Postdoc)

ORCID: 0000-0002-6728-455X


Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation; Monte Carlo Method; Radiotherapy

Research group(s)

Research interests

My primary research focus is on beam quality effects, dosimetry and Monte Carlo simulations in ion-beam therapy.

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • Monte Carlo Simulations (Gate/Geant4)
  • Numerical Methods
  • Dosimetry
  • Ion beam therapy

Selected publications

  1. Resch, A.F. et al., 2019. Evaluation of electromagnetic and nuclear scattering models in GATE/Geant4 for proton therapy. Medical Physics, 46(5), pp.2444,
  2. Almeida, I.P. et al., 2018. Monte Carlo proton dose calculations using a radiotherapy specific dual-energy CT scanner for tissue segmentation and range assessment. Physics in Medicine & Biology, 63(11), p.115008. Available at:
  3. Resch, A.F., Fuchs, H. & Georg, D., 2017. Benchmarking GATE/Geant4 for 16O ion beam therapy. Physics in Medicine & Biology, 62(18), pp.N474,
  4. Resch, A.F. et al., 2017. Quantification of the uncertainties of a biological model and their impact on variable RBE proton treatment plan optimization. Physica Medica, 36, pp.91,
  5. Kurz, C. et al., 2017. A Monte-Carlo study to assess the effect of 1.5 T magnetic fields on the overall robustness of pencil-beam scanning proton radiotherapy plans for prostate cancer. Physics in Medicine & Biology, 62(21), pp.8470–8482. Available at: