Urban Simončič, Ph.D.

Senior Research Assistant


B.Sc., Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (2004)

Ph.D., Physics, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (2011)


Phone: +386 1 5885 400, Mobile: +386 31 529 635

E-mail: urban.simoncic{at}ijs.si

Address: Jamova 39, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia


Research interests

Image guided therapy for cancer

Molecular imaging

Radiation therapy

Kinetic analysis

Monte Carlo modeling


Radiotherapy Physics

Health Physics

Modelling in Medical Physics


American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)

Slovenian Biophysical Society


1          Simoncic U and Zanotti-Fregonara P. Image-derived input function with factor analysis and a-priori information. Nucl Med Commun 2014;

2          Simoncic U, Perlman S, Liu G, Staab MJ, Straus JE, and Jeraj R. Comparison of NaF and FDG PET/CT for Assessment of Treatment Response in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancers With Osseous Metastases. Clin Genitourin Cancer 2014;

3          Simoncic U and Jeraj R. Heterogeneity in stabilization phenomena in FLT PET images of canines. Physics in Medicine and Biology 2014;

4          Simoncic U and Jeraj R. Cumulative input function method for linear compartmental models and spectral analysis in PET. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 2011; 31: 750-6.

5          Liu G, Jeraj R, Vanderhoek M, Perlman S, Kolesar J, Harrison M, Simoncic U, Eickhoff J, Carmichael L, Chao B, Marnocha R, Ivy P, and Wilding G. Pharmacodynamic study using FLT PET/CT in patients with renal cell cancer and other solid malignancies treated with sunitinib malate. Clin Cancer Res 2011; 17: 7634-44.