Guillem Pratx, PhD

Assistant Professor 

Department of Radiation Oncology
Division of Medical Physics
Stanford Medicine

Contact info | Academic CV | @GPratx | IPA:  /ɡiːem præts/


Guillem Pratx is an Assistant Professor in the department of Radiation Oncology, division of Medical Physics. Originally from the south of France, he studied engineering at Ecole Centrale Paris, and then went on to get a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. His doctoral work in the laboratory of Dr. Craig Levin in Radiology focused on accelerating the processing of medical images by harnessing the power of graphics hardware normally used for video gaming. Later, he trained as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Lei Xing in Radiation Oncology, where he developed novel imaging techniques for advanced characterization of molecular processes in vivo.

Honors and Awards

2015    Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovator award, Damon Runyon Cancer Foundation    

2014    Young Investigator Award, Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging

2013    Radiation Physics Impact Award, Stanford University

2013    Young Investigator Award - semifinalist, World Molecular Imaging Congress

2011    Dean's Fellowship, Stanford

2010    Postdoctoral Fellowship, DoD Breast Cancer Research Program

2010    Research Seed Grant, American Association of Physicists in Medicine

2008    Top Student Paper, IEEE Medical Imaging Conference

2006    Bio-X Graduate Fellow, Stanford University

2006    Bradley-Alavi Fellow, Society of Nuclear Medicine

2006    NVIDIA Fellow, NVIDIA Corp

Professional Positions

2013-               Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology – Medical Physics, Stanford University

2010-2013:      Postdoctoral Fellow, Radiation Oncology – Medical Physics, Stanford University

2005-2010:      Graduate Research Assistant, Radiology, Stanford University

2009-2011:      Software Consultant, Philips Healthcare (San Jose, CA)

Sum. 2007:      Visiting researcher, University of Manchester (United Kingdom)

Sum. 2004:      Research Intern, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing)