Radiation Oncology

Raul Urtasun

Professor Emeritus
Radiation Oncology
Department of Oncology
University of Alberta
Cross Cancer Institute
11560 University Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1Z2
Tel: 780.432.8754


  • Distinguished Emeritus Member, Advisory Council, American Brain Tumor Association
  • Interim Chair Alberta Cancer Research Ethics Committee (ACREC)
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Image Guided Adaptive Radiotherapy (IGAR) Program at CCI
  • Coordinator, IGAR Working Group

Research Interests

  • Tumor Microenvironment, Markers of Tumor Hypoxia.
  • Chemical Modifiers, Radiation Protectors, Neuro-Oncology - Design of Clinical Trials
  • Functional/Biological Imaging of Tumor and Normal Tissues
  • Image Guided Adaptive Radiotherapy with interactive linac/CT technology



Alexander A. Murtha, A. Abdulkarim B, Bistritz A, Halls S, Mehta V, Murray B, Riauka, T, Urtasun, RC, Fulton D, Roa WH.  Prospective characterization of serial magnetic resonance spectroscopy with malignant glioma undergoing radiotherapy. Current Oncology, 12(1):1-5, 2005.