Amanda E. Schwint

Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica, Argentina


Amanda E. Schwint obtained a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences in 1986 from the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina. She works as the Head of Radiation Pathology Division, Department of Radiobiology, National Atomic Energy Commission, Argentina, since 1993 and a Senior Investigator in the National Research Council, Argentina, since 1992. Her areas of expertise include radiobiology, cancer therapy, boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT), and experimental studies in animal models. She is the principal investigator of the project “Experimental Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT) Studies for the Treatment of Oral Cancer and Precancer, Liver Metastases, Lung Metastases and Rheumatoid Arthritis” from 1998 to date and the supervisor of 6 Ph.D. theses. Schwint is a Member of the Board of Councilors of the International Society for Neutron Capture Therapy (2004 to date) and the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) (from 1992 to date). She has published 52 full papers in international journals with peer review.

Biography Updated on 5 January 2013

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