Keynote #1 | Prof. Sarah Baatout

Prof. Sarah Baatout is the head of the radiobiology unit and Deputy Institute Director of Nuclear Medical Applications at SCK CEN, the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre. She holds a PhD in Biochemistry (1990, UCLouvain) and teaches radiobiology and space biology as a guest professor at UGent and KULeuven.

She has been working for more than 20 years on investigating the impact of ionizing radiation on health through the development of better radiotherapy treatments for cancer patients and on the discovery of innovative biomarkers for personalized medicine of astronauts and patients.

Dr. Baatout was awarded as the BeSpace personality of the year in 2018 and was nominated by Femmes d'Aujourd'hui as one of the 85 women that make Belgium move.

Sarah is also the head of the Belgian delegation at UNSCEAR (United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation), chair of the Belgian Hadrontherapy Consortium, member of various advisory committees for the European Space Agency and member of the High Scientific Council of the European Nuclear Society.


Prof. Sarah Baatout on ORCID...