• Affiliated Scientist, Techna Institute
  • Medical Physicist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
  • Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto

James Chow, PhD FCCPM FInstP

James Chow is a board certified medical physicist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and an Associate Professor at the Department of Radiation Oncology in University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine and Institute of Physics, UK. His research interests include radiation macro- and nanodosimetry, nanoparticle-enhanced radiotherapy, Monte Carlo simulation, radiobiological modeling, image-guided intensity modulated radiotherapy, health system scheduling, image deformation, high-performance computing and machine learning/artificial intelligence. Using the SciNet HPC facility at University of Toronto, James conducts various computer calculations and simulation projects to study nanoparticle dosimetry and DNA damage due to radiation. His publications include over 150 research papers and book chapters, and he has also delivered over 150 presentations in national and international conferences.  James is a member of the Professional Certification Committee of the Canadian Association of Physicists, and a Member of the Professional Standard Committee in the Institute of Physics, UK. He is also Editors of journals such as Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express and Practical Radiation Oncology.