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Wolfgang Dörr
Prof. Dr. med vet. et rer. medic. habil. Wolfgang DörrHead, ATRAB - Applied and translational radiobiology

Department of Radiotherapy
Position: Professor

ORCID: 000-0003-1477-6849
T +43 1 40400 26920

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Research group(s)

  • Applied and translational radiobiology

Research interests

Molecular pathobiology of normal tissue effects of radiation exposure; radiation tolerance of normal tissues - endpoint specific; radiobiology and radiobiological effectiveness of different radiation qualities in both normal and tumour tissues; prognostic/predictive biomarkers of both normal and tumour tissue effects of different radiation qualities; strategies for biological/molecular modification of normal tissue and tumour radiation effects; radiation (quality-dependent) risk of radiation exposure for both stochastic and deterministic effects.

Selected publications

  1. Dörr W, Hendry JH. Consequential late effects in normal tissues Radiother Oncol 61,2001,223-231
  2. Dörr, W., Herrmann, T. & Baumann, M., 2014. Application of organ tolerance dose-constraints in clinical studies in radiation oncology. Strahlentherapie und Onkologie, 190(7), pp.621-627. Available at:
  3. Georg, P. et al., 2012. Dose Effect Relationship for Late Side Effects of the Rectum and Urinary Bladder in Magnetic Resonance Image-Guided Adaptive Cervix Cancer Brachytherapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, 82(2), pp.653-657. Available at:
  4. Gruber, S. et al., 2015. Local hypoxia in oral mucosa (mouse) during daily fractionated irradiation - Effect of pentoxifylline. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 116(3), pp.404-408. Available at:
  5. Gruber, S. & Dörr, W., 2016. Tissue reactions to ionizing radiation�Oral mucosa. Mutation Research/Reviews in Mutation Research, 770, pp.292-298. Available at: