Barbara Muz, PhD (Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Azab Lab)

Barbara Muz, PhD presenting at the 2017 AACR Annual Meeting in Washington, DC (photo courtesy of Hong Chen, PhD) What is your background? I am from Poland. I received my MSc in Biotechnology at Warsaw University of Life Sciences (Poland), and I completed my PhD at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London […]

Williamson to receive Farrington Daniels Award

Jeffrey Williamson, PhD (Professor, Physics Division) has been selected to receive the prestigious Farrington Daniels Award from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), in recognition of his paper, “A linear separable two-parameter model for dual energy CT imaging of proton stopping power computation,” which was chosen as the best therapy physics paper published […]

Radiation Oncology junior faculty member provided assistance on neurosurgery study recently funded by NIH

Timothy Mitchell, PhD (Instructor, Physics Division) provided data analysis assistance for a brain-mapping project that has recently been funded for 3.6 million dollars by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Mitchell contributed to the study by mapping patients with large brain tumors using an algorithm created by graduate student […]

Fiona Ruiz (Graduate Student, Schwarz Lab)

What is your background? From Livermore, California. Undergrad at California State University Long Beach What led you to study at Washington University? Leading research institution with friendly people and a collaborative work environment. What are your future career goals? Working in industry either designing clinical trials or analyzing clinical trial data for cancer therapeutics. What […]

Department of Radiation Oncology to install MRIdian Linac system

One of the first two MRIdian Linac Systems in the United States will be installed in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Washington University. The machine, developed by ViewRay, Inc., has recently received FDA 510(k) clearance, allowing it to be marketed in the United States. The MRIdian Linac System will feature magnetic resonance imaging to […]

Pedal the Cause 2016

Eleven members of the Department of Radiation Oncology participated as riders (or virtual riders) in this year’s Pedal the Cause ride. This annual fundraising challenge raises money for cancer research at Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Through donations, bake sales, lunches, trivia nights, and button sales, this year’s Radiation Oncology Accelerators team was able to […]

8 Washington University radiation oncologists featured as Best Doctors

Congratulations to the 8 Washington University Radiation Oncologists who have been recognized by Best Doctors, Inc and St. Louis Magazine as some of the Best Doctors of 2015-2016! This annual survey recognizes outstanding physicians from across the country, including 1267 from the St. Louis area. This year’s honorees include:

Siteman Kids launches

Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital have launched a new partnership focused on treating children and adolescents with cancer using the latest, most effective treatments, in a setting oriented toward younger patients and their families. Read more »

Michalski elected radiation oncology co-chair fo NCI steering committee

Dr. Jeff Michalski has been elected as the radiation oncology co-chair of the National Cancer Institute’s genitourinary cancers steering committee, a group that works to evaluate and prioritize clinical trials conducted through the National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN).