Philipp J. Diebolder, PhD (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Rogers Lab)

Tell me about your background. I was born and raised in a small town in Southern Germany next to the Swabian Alpes located between the state capitals, Stuttgart and Munich, both well-known for their automobile industries and the largest beer festivals in the world. Focusing early on Antibody Engineering, I studied Technical Biology at the […]

Radiation Might Help Heart Regain Its Rhythm

A flash of radiation drastically reduced arrhythmia in a small group of patients, for at least a year after treatment. Christopher Intagliata reports. Listen to full episode of Scientific American’s 60-Second Science podcast »

Nathan Wong (Graduate Student, Wang Lab)

Tell me about your background. I was born in Chicago and grew up in Scottsdale, a suburb of Phoenix, AZ. I went to Arizona State University in Tempe (another Phoenix suburb) for my Bachelor’s and Master’s in Biomedical Engineering (BME). After that, I came here to Washington University to pursue my PhD in BME. What […]

Washington University Department of Radiation Oncology faculty members at Siteman Cancer Center receive recognition for recent publications

Two faculty members from the Washington University Department of Radiation Oncology at Siteman Cancer Center have received honors for recent publications. Deshan Yang, PhD, an associate professor in the Medical Physics Division, has been recognized for his article, A method to detect landmark pairs accurately between intra-patient volumetric medical images, which has been selected as […]

Washington University radiation oncologist at Siteman Cancer Center to lead pancreatic cancer study

Parag Parikh, MD, an associate professor of radiation oncology at Washington University, will be the lead investigator on a multi-center clinical trial studying pancreatic cancer patients who receive treatment on an MR-guided linear accelerator system called the ViewRay MRIdian® Linac. The study will be available in multiple centers in the U.S., Europe and Asia. The […]

Department of Radiation Oncology celebrates treatment of 500th proton patient

The Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine recently celebrated their treatment of the 500th patient at the S. Lee Kling Center for Proton Therapy. The S. Lee Kling Center for Proton Therapy, which opened in late 2013, is the first single-room proton therapy facility in the country, and the first and […]

Congratulations, Lexie!

A Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital patient finishing treatment at the S. Lee Kling Proton Therapy Center recently had the opportunity to ring the bell on the hospital’s new billboard.  Read more »

Micah Luderer (Graduate Student, Azab Lab)

Tell me about your background. I grew up in Portage, Michigan, which is the southwest portion of the state. I attended Michigan State University for 5 years, where I completed a combined BS/MS program in Chemistry. Following completion of my studies, I moved to St. Louis in 2011 where I had the wonderful opportunity to […]

Department of Radiation Oncology at 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology

Next week, members of the Department of Radiation Oncology will attend the 59th annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the largest radiation oncology meeting in the United States, attracting national and international attendees from all areas of the field. This year’s conference will be held in San Diego, CA from September […]

Radiation oncology names vice chair

Mutic to serve as vice chair of medical physics and clinical strategy Read full article from Washington University School of Medicine News Hub »

Bradley recognized by American Society for Radiation Oncology

Jeffrey Bradley, MD, the S. Lee Kling Professor of Radiation Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine, will be recognized as one of 23 fellows at this year’s American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting. Read more »

Baumannn publishes new research regarding antiperspirant use during breast radiotherapy

Brian Baumann, MD, an incoming Department of Radiation Oncology faculty member, has been receiving attention for recently published research that he conducted at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania concerning the safety of antiperspirant use by women undergoing radiation therapy for breast cancer. Despite the common advice to forego antiperspirant during […]

Vaishali Kapoor, PhD (Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Hallahan Lab)

Tell me about your background. I am from India. I did my Masters in Biotechnology and PhD in Cancer Biology from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India. During my PhD, I received a fellowship to perform research as an Exchange visitor at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany. […]

2017 Clinical & Medical Physics Residency Graduation

The Department of Radiation Oncology would like to congratulate the 2017 graduates of the clinical and medical physics residency programs! The clinical residency class of 2017, Ashley Weiner, MD, PhD, Sahaja Acharya, MD, and Sana Rehman, MD, marked the first ever all-female class of clinical residents to graduate from the Department of Radiation Oncology at […]