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 »
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.
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 »
Through a grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA), the Global Health Center, in a unique collaboration between Washington University in St Louis’s radiation oncology department, the Liga Nacional Contra el Cancer/Instituto de Cancerología (LIGA/INCAN) in Guatemala and Varian Medical Systems is working to establish the first […]
With the help of a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development, an international team is poised to improve cancer care in Guatemala with new state-of-the-art radiation therapy equipment. Read full article »
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The project now has all necessary approvals from the Illinois Health Facilities & Services Review Board, BJC HealthCare, and Washington University Physicians In Illinois, Inc. Read full article from Washington University School of Medicine »
The latest cycle of the LEAP Inventor Challenge has wrapped up and ten university research teams expect to be awarded almost $500,000 collectively. Among these teams are four Radiation Oncology faculty. Read full article from the Skandalaris Center »
Construction will begin in early 2019 next to the region’s only proton therapy system at Siteman Cancer Center. Read full article from Siteman Cancer Center »
DeSelm, an assistant professor of radiation oncology, is one of 89 researchers to be recognized by the NIH.
A team at Washington University School of Medicine propose the use of a mobile helical CT (mCT) scanner to provide 3D volumetric imaging for image-guided and adaptive proton therapy. Read full article »
Skin creams do not increase radiation doses for cancer patients. Read full article »
Bosch has been elected a fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. Read full article »
Washington University Community of Developers (WUCODE) is a community of practice focused on creating a place for software engineers to collaborate and learn together about industry trends. Read full article »
Washington University Radiation Oncology faculty and staff have recently returned from 60th annual meeting of the American Association for Physics in Medicine (AAPM) in Nashville, TN, where members of the department were presenters or senior authors on over 50 abstracts about current research and clinical innovation at Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish […]
Patients to be seen at Swansea clinic until new facility opens at Memorial Hospital East
$26.3 million outpatient facility will be on Christian Hospital’s Northwest HealthCare campus
A child life specialist with St. Louis Children’s hospital is giving kids “super” strength to beat cancer.
The Department of Radiation Oncology would like to congratulate the 2018 graduates of the clinical and medical physics residency programs! All six of this year’s graduates have accepted appointments at academic institutions. Benjamin Fischer-Valuck, MD, is an assistant professor at Emory University in Atlanta. Anupama Chundury, MD, is an assistant professor at Rutgers University and […]
Phelps County Regional Medical Center joins network to reduce cancer’s impact in south central Missouri
Numerous Washington University Radiation Oncology faculty members at Siteman Cancer Center were recognized for their innovation at the first Celebration of Inventors, hosted by the university’s Office of Technology Management.
Doctors halt deadly rhythm with noninvasive therapy
Nichole Maughan, PhD, a Washington University medical physics resident, has placed first in the James S. Sample Young Investigator Symposium at the 2018 Spring Meeting of the Missouri River Valley chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM).