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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jan Jakob Wilkens

Technical University of Munich

Former TUM Department of Medicine

Postal address

Ismaninger Straße 22
81675 München

  • Medical Radiation Physics
  • Radiation Therapy with Photons and Particles
  • Laser-driven Ion Beams
  • Treatment Planning, Dose Calculation and Optimization
  • Medical Imaging

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    Frese, Malte C.; Wilkens, Jan J.; Huber, Peter E.; Jensen, Alexandra D.; Oelfke, Uwe; Taheri-Kadkhoda, Zahra: Application of Constant vs. Variable Relative Biological Effectiveness in Treatment Planning of Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics 79, 2011, 80-88 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Wenzl, Tatiana; Wilkens, Jan J: Theoretical analysis of the dose dependence of the oxygen enhancement ratio and its relevance for clinical applications. Radiation Oncology, 2011, 171 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Kampfer, Severin; Schell, Stefan; Duma, Marciana N; Wilkens, Jan J; Kneschaurek, Peter: Measurements to predict the time of target replacement of a helical tomotherapy. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 12 (4), 2011 mehr… BibTeX
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    Wenzl, Tatiana; Wilkens, Jan J: Modelling of the oxygen enhancement ratio for ion beam radiation therapy. Physics in Medicine and Biology 56 (11), 2011, 3251 mehr… BibTeX
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    Duma, Marciana Nona; Kampfer, Severin; Wilkens, Jan Jakob; Schuster, Tibor; Molls, Michael; Geinitz, Hans: Comparative Analysis of an Image-Guided Versus a Non–Image-Guided Setup Approach in Terms of Delivered Dose to the Parotid Glands in Head-and-Neck Cancer IMRT. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics 77, 2010, 1266-1273 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Schell, Stefan; Wilkens, Jan J.: Advanced treatment planning methods for efficient radiation therapy with laser accelerated proton and ion beams. Med. Phys. 37 (10), 2010, 5330 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Pflugfelder, Daniel; Wilkens, Jan J.; Nill, Simeon; Oelfke, Uwe: A comparison of three optimization algorithms for intensity modulated radiation therapy. Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik 18, 2008, 111-119 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Wilkens, Jan J.; Oelfke, Uwe: Direct Comparison of Biologically Optimized Spread-out Bragg Peaks for Protons and Carbon Ions. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics 70, 2008, 262-266 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Taheri-Kadkhoda, Zahra; Björk-Eriksson, Thomas; Nill, Simeon; Wilkens, Jan J; Oelfke, Uwe; Johansson, Karl-Axel; Huber, Peter E; Münter, Marc W: Intensity-modulated radiotherapy of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a comparative treatment planning study of photons and protons. Radiation Oncology, 2008, 4 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
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    Kang, Joanne H; Wilkens, Jan J; Oelfke, Uwe: Non-uniform depth scanning for proton therapy systems employing active energy variation. Physics in Medicine and Biology 53 (9), 2008, N149 mehr… BibTeX


Head of the Medical Physics Unit within the Department of Radiation Oncology, Klinikum rechts der Isar TUM (Germany)

2008 Professor for “Advanced Technologies in Radiation Therapy”, Technische Universität München (Germany)
2006 Post Doctoral Research Associate at Washington University in St. Louis (USA)
2004 - 2008 Research Associate at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg (Germany)
2003 Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, North-East Proton Therapy Center (NPTC), Boston (USA)
2001 - 2004 PhD thesis at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the University of Heidelberg (Germany)
2000 - 2002 Studies of Medical Physics and Engineering, University of Kaiserslautern (Germany)
1995 - 2001 Studies of Physics, Universities of Munich (Germany) and Nottingham (UK)
1974 Born in Munich (Germany)