Italian-Chinese workshop at LNL to strengthen collaboration in anti-tumor therapy based on boron neutron capture (BNCT)

The Legnaro National Laboratories hosted on 6 and 7 December 2023 a Chinese delegation made up of professors and researchers from the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), experts from the Neuboron Medical Solutions company and medical managers from the Xiamen Humanity Hospital ( XHH). The theme of the scientific visit was Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT), selected as a Project of Great Relevance “AMONG_US” financed by the MAECI and the NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China) within the framework of scientific and technological cooperation between Italy and China. INFN is the Italian partner of the project and involves the Pavia Section and the Legnaro National Laboratories, while on the Chinese side the partner is primarily the XHH hospital. With this meeting, the foundations were laid to deepen and extend collaboration on topics such as microdosimetry and the study of innovative radioisotopes for medical use.

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