Radiation Emergency Center / WHO REMPAN Collaborating Center

Programs and services

  • Technical advice and support of response to ­radiation emergencies
  • Development of concepts and methods to strengthen radiation emergency preparedness
  • Conduction of further education and training courses
  • Research on prevention, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of radiation induced thyroid diseases
  • Research in biomarkers of individual radiation exposure
  • International cooperation in medical radiation emergency preparedness and assistance

Cooperating institutions

  • WHO Headquarters, Geneva
  • 10 WHO Collaborating Centers worldwide and 20 Liaison Institutions
  • Liaison Institutions in Germany:
    • Institute of Radiation Protection, Cologne
    • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT),
    • Medical Services
    • Bundeswehr Institute of Radiobiology,
    • Munich, affiliated to the University of Ulm