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IAEA Collaborating Centre Plaque presented to QST

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Effective 15 January 2018, QST was re-designated as an IAEA Collaborating Center (“IAEA CC”). QST is committed to another four years of collaboration (2018-2022) with the IAEA, implementing the agreed work plan for enhanced sharing of scientific knowledge and human resources development in the fields of 1) Biology for Risk Reduction of Radiotherapy, 2) Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging and 3) Charged Particle Therapy.  On 13 June, an IAEA CC plaque was presented to QST at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna.

Dr. Kanda and IAEA DDG Dr. Malavasi holding the plaqueの画像
Dr. Kanda and IAEA DDG Dr. Malavasi holding the plaque

Designation of QST (NIRS) as an IAEA CC

Jan 2006 ~Dec 2009 NIRS designated as an IAEA CC for low dose radiation effects. Japan’s first designation. Duration: 3 years
Dec 2009 ~Dec 2013 NIRS designation expanded to the fields of 1) Radiation Biology, 2) Molecular Imaging ad 3) Charged Particle Therapy. World’s first designation in multiple fields of collaboration. Duration: 4 years.
Jan 2014 Re-designated for the same three fields for an additional four-year period.
Apr 2016 QST founded and inherited the title of a designated IAEA CC from NIRS
Jan 2018 QST designation extended for another four years in the fields of 1) Biology for Risk Reduction of Radiotherapy, 2) Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging and 3) Charged Particle Therapy.