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



Dr. Rita Schneider

Prof. Dr. Andreas Buck




+49 931 201-44800



WHO REMPAN Collaborating Center | Oberdürrbacher Str. 6 | Building A4 | 97080 Würzburg | Germany