Daniel Sánchez Parcerisa

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

Phone: (+34) 91 394 4122

E-mail: dsparcerisa [at] ucm.es

Research topics

  • Range verification for proton therapy.
  • Protoacoustics and gammaacoustics.
  • Radiobiological optimization for particle therapy.
  • Protontherapy treatment planning.


  • Experimental physics (Grade in Chemistry)
  • Physics (Grade in Biology)
  • Calculus (Grade in Physics)
  • Applied nuclear physics (MSc in Nuclear Physics)
  • Fission reactors (MSc in Energy).

Highlighted peer-reviewed publications

  • D. Sánchez-Parcerisa & J.M. Udías 2018. Teaching treatment planning for protons with educational open‐source software: experience with FoCa and matRad. J. Appl. Clin. Med. Phys. 19 (4), 302.
  • A.M. Barragán Montero, K. Souris, D. Sanchez‐Parcerisa, E. Sterpin & J. A. Lee 2018. Performance of a hybrid Monte Carlo‐Pencil Beam dose algorithm for proton therapy inverse planning. Med. Phys, 45(2), 846-862.
  • D. Sánchez-Parcerisa et al 2016. Range optimization for mono-and bi-energetic proton modulated arc therapy with pencil beam scanning. Phys. Med. Biol. 61 (21), N565.
  • D. Sánchez-Parcerisa et al 2016. Analytical calculation of proton linear energy transfer in voxelized geometries including secondary protons. Phys. Med. Biol. 61 (4), 1705.
  • D. Sánchez-Parcerisa et al 2014. FoCa: a modular treatment planning system for proton radiotherapy with research and educational purposes. Phys. Med. Biol. 59 (23), 7341.
  • D. Sánchez-Parcerisa et al 2014. Fast range switching of passively scattered proton beams using a modulation wheel and dynamic beam current modulation. Phys. Med. Biol. 59 (7), N19.
  • H. Paul & D. Sánchez-Parcerisa 2013. A critical overview of recent stopping power programs for positive ions in solid elements. Nucl. Inst. Meth. Res. B 312, 110.
  • D. Sánchez-Parcerisa et al 2013. A three-dimensional model to calculate water-to-air stopping power ratio in therapeutic carbon ion fields. J. Rad. Res. 54 (suppl. 1), i143.
  • D. Sánchez-Parcerisa et al 2013. Influence of the delta ray production threshold on water-to-air stopping power ratio calculations for carbon ion beam radiotherapy. Phys. Med. Biol. 58 (1) 145.
  • D. Sánchez-Parcerisa et al 2012. Experimental study of water-to-air stopping power ratio of monoenergetic carbon ion beams for particle therapy. Phys. Med. Biol. 57 (11) 3629.

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