Branch of radiology dealing with the mechanisms of action and effects of radiation, in particular ionizing radiation, on biological systems, i.e. on subcellular and cellular levels as well as on the levels of cell systems and organisms. Tasks:

  • Application of radiation to investigate biological phenomena,
  • Application of radiation to clarify tumour growth and radiation treatment fundamentals,
  • Elaboration and improvement of fundamentals for the assessment of somatic and genetic risks and implementation of results,
  • Elaboration and improvement of fundamentals to identify and modify radiation-related diseases.