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Search Program Faculty/Research

Nikos Papanikolaou, Ph.D.

Papanikolaoun lab


Dr. Papanikolaou is a professor in the Departments of Radiation Oncology and Radiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He is the chief of the division of medical physics and the director of the Doctor of Medical Physics graduate program. His research interests include Dose calculation algorithms in Radiotherapy, Optimization, Hypo-fractionated treatments and Radiobiological Modelling.

Selected Publications

A list of publication can be found using the following pubmed link: publications.

Professor and Director
Radiation Oncology

American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Physics


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

M.Sc., University of Wisconsin, Madison

B.Sc., University of Athens, Greece



Phone: 210-450-5664

Research Profile
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Graduate Students

Dewayne Defoor
Radiological Sciences (MS)

Ines-Ana Jurkovic
Radiological Sciences (PhD)

Mijenko Markovic
Radiological Sciences (PhD)