Scientific Conferences

Past scientific conferences attended by members and research associates of the institute are listed in this section:

 

 

2019

 

The Quantitative Analysis of Uranium Isotopes in the Urine of an Ammunition Clean-up Worker deployed on Dutch North Sea Islands

Klimaschewski, Frank

European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), Barcelona, Spain, 12.-16.10.2019.

 

Emergency Readiness in the Current Nuclear Age - An Educational Challenge

Klimaschewski, Frank; Campkin, Fiona, 23rd Nuclear Medical Defence Conference (ConRad), Munich, Germany, 05 2019.

 

2018

 

Emergency Readiness in the local Community – Developing a Learning Civilian Preparedness Network to Increase the Efficacy of Interagency Disaster Responses

Klimaschewski, Frank (invited speaker)

World CBRN & Medical Congress (CEBIRAM), Prague, Czech Republic, 17.-19.10.2018.

 

Community Resilience - Creating linear-reflective Emergency Preparedness Structures to Increase Adaptive Response Capabilities for Radiological/Nuclear Disasters

Klimaschewski, Frank

World Congress on CBRNe Science and Consequence Management (CSCM), Cavtat, Croatia, 03.-06.09.2018.

 

Forensic Analysis of Inhaled Radioactive Dust in Human Lung Tissue – Quantitative Analysis and Geometric Topology of Isotopes with Micro CT, Electron Microscopy and LA-ICP-MS - A Comparative Methodology Report

Klimaschewski, Frank; Duraković, Asaf

World Congress on CBRNe Science and Consequence Management (CSCM), Cavtat, Croatia, 03.-06.09.2018.

 

2017

 

The European Union`s Missing Strategy for Civilian Nuclear/Radiological Emergency Preparedness for Mass Casualties

Klimaschewski, Frank

22nd Nuclear Medical Defence Conference (ConRad),

Munich, Germany, 05 2017.

 

 Developing a Methodology to Assess Human Lung Failure due to Uranium Dust Contamination - A Progress Report

Klimaschewski, Frank1; Duraković, Asaf2, G. Tromba3, S. Pacilѐ3, D. Dreossi3 , C. Dullin4

(1) Uranium Medical Research Institute, London, UNITED KINGDOM, (2) UMRC, Washington, DC, UNITED STATES, (3) Elettra Synchrotron Light Laboratory, Trieste, ITALY, (4) Dept. Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Medical Center Göttingen, GERMANY. 

22nd Nuclear Medical Defence Conference (ConRad),

Munich, Germany, 05 2017. 

 

Clinical Observation, Genomic Bioindication, and Medicolegal Interests in Assessment of Chronic Exposure to Low-Dose Ionizing Radiation in the US FUSRAP Madison Site of the St. Louis District

Duraković, Asaf; Bell, D. E.

UMRC, Washington, DC, UNITED STATES

22nd Nuclear Medical Defence Conference (ConRad),

Munich, Germany, 05 2017.

 

Spectrometric Isotope Analysis of Urine and Whole Body of a Child from Tokyo after Exposure to the Radioactive Outfall from Fukushima – A Case Study

Klimaschewski, Frank,  Duraković, Asaf

22nd Nuclear Medical Defence Conference (ConRad),

Munich, Germany, 05 2017.

 

 

2016

 

Depleted Uranium on Radioactive Battlefields - The Risk of Proliferation of Nuclear Materials for Radiological Dispersal Devices (RDDs)
Duraković, Asaf; Klimaschewski, Frank
AMSUS Military Medicine Conference - Federal Health 2016, Washington, USA, 29.11.-02.12.2016

 

Chromosomal Aberrations in Veterans and Civilian Populations as Bioindicators of Genotoxicity of Actinides

[Georgian: ქრომოსომული აბერაციების იმ ვეტერანებს და მოქალაქეებს,

ბიოლოგიური მაჩვენებლების გენოტოქსიკურობაისა იზოტოპების]

Duraković, Asaf; Klimaschewski, Frank, World Congress on CBRNe Science and Consequence Management (CSCM), Tbilisi, Georgia, 05/06 2016.

 

Nuclear/Radiological Terrorism - The Urgent Need to Develop a Simple and Effective Civilian Resilience Strategy for Urban Scenarios

Klimaschewski, Frank, World Congress on CBRNe Science and Consequence Management (CSCM), Tbilisi, Georgia, 05/06 2016.

 

Depleted Uranium on Radioactive Battlefields - The Legacy that can Lead to the Uncontrolled Proliferation of Nuclear/Radiological Materials for the RDD Terrorist Scenario

Klimaschewski, Frank, World Congress on CBRNe Science and Consequence Management (CSCM), Tbilisi, Georgia, 05/06 2016.

 

 

2015

 

Teaching and Researching Radiation Emergency Preparedness and Response for Schools in the EU, Klimaschewski, Frank,  21st Nuclear Medical Defence Conference (ConRad), Munich, Germany, 05 2015.

 

Genetic Aberration Studies in Veterans and Family Members after Exposure to Radioactive Dust from Uranium Containing Weapons used during Operations Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Iraq and Enduring Freedom (EF), Afghanistan, Duraković, Asaf; Klimaschewski, Frank, 21st Nuclear Medical Defence Conference (ConRad), Munich, Germany, 05 2015.

 

Internal Contamination with Actinides and the Medical Effects of Low-Level Radiation: Further Controversy on Depleted Uranium

Duraković, Asaf

World Congress on CBRNe Science and Consequence Management (CSCM), Zagreb, Croatia, April 12-17 2015.

 

Balanced Emergency Readiness and Management

Klimaschewski, Frank, World Congress on CBRNe Science and Consequence Management (CSCM), Zagreb, Croatia, 04 2015.

 

 

2014

 

Quantitative Measurements of Uranium Isotope 236U in War Zones of Afghanistan,

Duraković, Asaf, Klimaschewski, Frank, Weyman, Tedd; Zimmerman, Isaac

European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), Gothenburg, Sweden, October, 18.-22., 2014.

 

Uranium Isotopes Induced Alterations in the Human Genetic Pool as the First Indicator of Contamination after Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), Gulf War II and Enduring Freedom (OEF),

Duraković, Asaf, Klimaschewski, Frank, Weyman, Tedd; Zimmerman, Isaac,

European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), Gothenburg, Sweden, October 18.-22., 2014.

 

Radioactive Warfare through Internal Contamination of Civilian Population and Military Personnel with Uranium Isotopes in the Recent Military Conflicts,

Duraković, Asaf; Klimashewski, Frank

World Congress on CBRNe Science and Consequence Management (CSCM), Tbilisi, Georgia, June 1-5, 2014.

 

 

2013

 

Sustained Controversy of the Internal Contamination with Uranium Isotopes in the Radioactive Warfare in Recent Conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Gaza

Duraković, Asaf; Klimaschewski, Frank; Weyman, Tedd; Zimmerman, Isaac

20th Nuclear Medical Defence Conference 2013 (ConRad), Munich, Germany, 05 2013.

 

Balanced Emergency Preparedness - Implementing the Scorecard in Public Management to Develop Community Adaptability for Mass Casualties in Urban and Rural Scenarios of EU in the Light of the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe in Japan 2011.

Klimaschewski, Frank, 

20th Nuclear Medical Defence Conference 2013 (ConRad), Munich, Germany, 05 2013.

 

 

2012


Global and Medical Consequences of Nuclear Disasters,

Duraković, AsafIMIC, Najaf, Iraq,2012.

 

2011

Quantitative Analysis of Four Uranium Isotopes in the Persian Gulf Wars, Afghanistan, and Gaza,
Duraković, Asaf,

Moscow Russia, International Conference on Isotopes, ICI7, 2011.

 

 

2010


Radioactive Warfare Impact on Civilian Population & Environment of Iraq,

Duraković, Asaf, Weyman, T, 
Centre for International Studies, 
Iraq, 2010 (Canceled).

 

Radiochemical and Alpha Spectrometry Analysis of Uranium Isotopes in the Civilians of Gaza,

Duraković, Asaf; Weyman, T,

European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), Vienna, Austria, 2010.

 

The Analysis of Uranium Isotopes in Gaza by Alpha Spectrometry,

Duraković, Asaf; Weyman, T.,
South Africa, 2010.

 

The Quantitative Analysis of Uranium Isotopes in the Civilian Population of Gaza by the Alpha Spectrometry,

Duraković, Asaf, Weyman, Tedd,

Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2010.

 

 

2008


Estimate of the TimeZero Lung Burden of Depleted Uranium in the US Military Personnel,

Duraković, Asaf; Klimaschewski, Frank,

Samawah Iraq, 2008.

 

The Extreme SUV Ranges in 18FFDG PETCT Diagnostic Accuracy of Intrathoracic Neoplastic Disease,

Duraković, Asaf,

European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), 2008.

 

 

2007


Emergency Preparedness for the Mass Casualties in Urban Scenarios,

Klimaschewski, Frank; Duraković, Asaf,

SSIC, Karachi Pakistan, 2007.

 

Lessons for Civil Protection in the Terrorist Scenario of Radiological Dispersion Devices,

Duraković, Asaf, Klimaschewski, Frank

European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), Budapest, Hungary, 2007.

 

The Quantitative Analysis of Uranium Isotopes in the Population of Port Hope

Duraković, Asaf,  Gerdes, Axel, Zimmerman, Isaac,

European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), Budapest, Hungary, 2007.

 

 

2006


Quantitative Analysis of Uranium Isotopes in the Civilians of Iraq after Operation Iraqi Freedom,
Duraković, Asaf,

International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH), Dublin, Ireland, 2006.

 

Quantitative Analysis of Uranium Isotopes in the Water and Soil of Eastern Afghanistan and Iraq,
Duraković, Asaf, Gerdes, Axel, Klimaschewski, Frank,

ERRS, 2006.

 

The Analysis of the Uranium Isotopes Abundance and Ratios in the Civilian Population of Eastern Afghanistan,

Duraković, Asaf,

WFNMB, 2006.

 

The Analysis of Uranium Isotopes Abundance and Ratios in the Civilian Population of Different Regions of Iraq,

Duraković, Asaf,

WFNMB, 2006.

 

The Role of Hospitals in the Radiation Emergency Planning Strategy of London Boroughs (UK),
Klimaschewski, Frank, Duraković, Asaf,

WFNMB, 2006 .

 

2005

 

Psychological Effects of Radiological Contamination Incorporated into CBRN Anti Terrorism Preparedness Trainings,

Klimaschewski, Frank, Duraković, Asaf,

ESRB, 2005.

 

The Bioassay of Uranium Isotopes in the Civilians of Baghdad and International Research Team Members,

Duraković, Asaf,

CSNM, 2005.

 

 

2004

 

Concentration and Ratio of Uranium Isotopes in the FineFraction of Surface Soil from Baghdad and Basra,

Duraković, Asaf,

Health Physics Society (HPS), 2004.

 

Internal Contamination with Uranium Isotopes after Operation Enduring Freedom in the Civilian Population of Jalalabad and Kabul,

Duraković, Asaf,

AOCNMB, 2004.

 

Quantitative Analysis of Concentration and Ratios of Uranium Isotopes in the US Military Personnel at Samawah, Iraq,

Duraković, Asaf,

ERRS, 2004.

 

Quantitative Analysis of the Concentration and Ratio of Uranium Isotopes in the US Military Personnel Deployed at Samawah, Iraq,

Duraković, Asaf,

ESRB, 2004.

 

The Urinary Concentration and Ratio of Uranium Isotopes in Civilians of the Bibi Mahro Region,

Duraković, Asaf,

IRPA, 2004.

 

Uranium Isotopes Bioassay in the Civilians of Baghdad and Al Basra after Operation Iraqi Freedom,

Duraković, Asaf, Gerdes, Axel, Zimmerman, Isaac,

RSNA, 2004.

 

 

2003

 

Differential Decay Analysis of the Alpha Dose of Depleted Uranium and the Neoplastic Risk in the Lungs of Gulf War Veterans,

Duraković, Asaf,

SNM, 2003.

 

Estimate of Pulmonary Neoplastic Hazard of Inhaled DU in Gulf War Vets

Duraković, Asaf, Dietz, L, Zimmerman, I,

ECCO, Copenhagen, Denmark 2003.

 

Estimate of Time Zero Lung Burden of DU in Persian Gulf War Vets – 24Hour Excretion Decay Analysis,

Duraković, Asaf,

WFNMB, Chile, 2003.

 

Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risk of Depleted Uranium in the Lungs of Gulf War Veterans,

Asaf Duraković, Leonard Dietz, Isaac Zimmerman,

WCLC, 2003.

 

Internal Contamination with Uranium Isotopes in the Civilian Population of Tora Bora, Kabul, and Jalalabad,

Asaf Duraković,

Chicago, RSNA, 2003.

 

The Development of the Balanced Scorecard for Emergency Preparedness,

Frank Klimaschewski, Asaf Duraković,

6th International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE), 2003.

 

The Quantitative Analysis of Uranium Isotopes in the Urine of Civilians after Operation Enduring Freedom in Jalalabad,  

Asaf Duraković,

Health Physics Society (HPS), 2003.

 

Undiagnosed Illnesses and Radioactive Warfare,

Asaf Duraković,

Croatian Medical Journal (CMJ), 2003.

 

Uranium Isotopes Concentration and Ratios in the Urine of the Civilian Population of Southeastern Afghanistan,

Asaf Duraković,

European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2003.

 

 

2002

 

CBRN Warfare,

Asaf Duraković,

GCC, Qatar, 2002.

 

Depleted Uranium Concentraion in the Lungs of Allied Forces’ Gulf War Veterans at the Time of Exposure,

Asaf Duraković

CSNM, Opatija, Croatia, , 2002.

 

Depleted Uranium Concentraion in the Lungs of Allied Forces’ Gulf War Veterans at the Time of Exposure,

Asaf Duraković, 

Santiago, Chile, 2002.

 

New Concepts in CBRN Warfare in the Light of the Gulf War Experience and Current Reality of Global Terrorism,

Asaf Duraković, 

DOHA, 2002.

 

The Decade of Depleted Uranium,

Asaf Duraković, Patricia Horan, Leonard Dietz , 2002.

 

 

2001

 

Quantitative Analysis of Uranium Isotopes in British, Canadian, and United States Gulf War Veterans,

Asaf Duraković,

European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM), Paris, France, 2001.

 

The Decade of Depleted Uranium,

Asaf Duraković,

RSNA, Chicago, USA, 2001.

 

The Decade of Depleted Uranium,

Asaf Duraković,

Royal Society, London, UK, 2001.

 

Chemical Forensic Detective Work: The search for depleted uranium in biological and environmental samples

Patricia Horan; Asaf Duraković

Biological Association of Canada, Joint Annual Meeting, St. John’s Newfoundland, Canada, Abstract No. 266, p. 65, May 31, 2001.

 

 

2000

 

Quantitative Analysis of Uranium Isotopes in British, Canadian, and United States Gulf War Veterans,

Asaf Duraković

AESC, Brussels, Belgium, 2000.

 

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