Timothy J. Jorgensen

Timothy J. Jorgensen is associate professor of radiation medicine at Georgetown University in Washington DC, specialising in radiation biology, cancer epidemiology and public health. He chairs the Georgetown University Radiation Safety Committee and serves on the National Council on Radiation Protection (NCRP). His research interests include the genetic determinants of cellular radiation resistance, and the genes that modify the risk of cancer. He is author of Strange Glow: The story of radiation.