2019 AHA Collaborative Sciences Award to WashU Rad Onc & Cardiovascular

Dr. Clifford Robinson & Dr. Phillip Cuculich were selected for the 2019 American Heart Association Collaborative Sciences Award.

This $750k/3 year award will be used to support their collaborative work using noninvasive cardiac radioblation for VT, specifically addressing the vitally important components of workflow, imaging, and motion management.

Gabani publishes in JNCCN

Prashant Gabani, MD, @WashURadOnc fourth year resident, has just had his findings published in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s April Edition. 

Schwarz receives 2019 AACR Investigator Grant

Cancer Biology Division Director & Associate Professor Dr. Julie Schwarz accepted a 2019 AACR Investigator Grant to continue her work “Targeting CXCR2 to Improve Radiation Induced Anti-Tumor Immunity”

Chaudhuri Awarded $1.075M NIH Grant

Aadel Chaudhuri, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, has been awarded a K08 grant for $1.075M from the NIH to study “Cell-Free Nucleic Acids for Early Treatment Response Assessment of Hepatocellular Cancer”

Cancer Biology Publishes in Journal of Controlled Release

WashU Cancer Biologists Vaishali Kapoor, PhD, Abhay Kumar Singh, PhD, Buck E. Rogers, PhD, Dinesh Thotala, PhD, and Dennis E. Hallahan, MD have research published this month in the Journal of Controlled Release.  Read publication here »

Chen Receives $1.6 Million NIH Grant

Hong Chen, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the School of Medicine, received a $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering for work toward a broader understanding of her research combining intranasal drug delivery and focused ultrasound. Read more from the Research Wire »

Markovina Awarded $1.1M NIH Grant

Stephanie Markovina, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, has been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Health to study mechanisms of radiation-induced tumor cell death and survival in cervical cancer.  

Baumann featured on ASCO Post

Brian C. Baumann, MD, presented at the ASCO Genitourinary Cancers Symposium on adjuvant chemotherapy + radiotherapy for bladder cancer. His later discussion about this topic is currently featured in the ASCO Post. Watch video via ASCO Post »