Jean-Pierre Bissonnette

Jean-Pierre Bissonnette PhD, MCCPM, FCOMP
Associate Professor
Medical Physicist
Contact Info
T: (416) 946-4501 2151
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
610 University Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5G 2M9
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MSc, Medical Radiation Physics, McGill University
PhD, Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario
Professional Memberships
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
Clinical Interests
Image-guided radiation therapy, Extracranial radiosurgery (liver, lung), Adaptive radiation therapy for lung cancer, Quality assurance, error elimination, process analysis
Research Interests
Adaptive radiation therapy for lung cancer, Dose reconstruction, Monitoring response to treatment


Research Synopsis

  • CT and PET Imaging during a course of Radical Radiotherapy to monitor treatment response and respond to changes in anatomic and metabolic changes to enhance the therapeutic ratio
  • Clinical trial: bosting RT dose to metabolic active tumor subvolumes to improve local control.
  • Developing simulation environment to change attitudes and behaviours around errors in radiation therapy

Publications and Awards

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