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dr. Paul Span

About Paul Span

Paul Span is associate professor at the Radiotherapy & OncoImmunology laboratory at the department of Radiation Oncology. He is head of the Radioresistance group; his research focuses on radioresistance mechanisms, ranging from the tumor microenvironment (hypoxia, autophagy, metabolism, physics) to endocrine treatment (tamoxifen) and anti-viral responses (type I interferon, APOBEC). He is vice-chair of the Women's Cancers Research theme of the Radboudumc, and chair of the PathoBiology Group (PBG) of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC).


  • associate professor radiotherapie

Personal prizes & awards

  • PI 2017-2024

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Research Institute Radboud Institute for Molecular Sciences

Our main aim is to achieve a greater understanding of the molecular mechanisms of disease. By integrating fundamental and clinical research, we obtain multifaceted knowledge of (patho)physiological processes. read more