Category: Research

Director of Cancer Biology Division named

From research to patient care, Schwarz seeks to deliver optimal radiation therapy

ASTRONews Researcher Spotlight: ASTRO’s 2016 Junior Faculty Award Winner

Dr. Stephanie Markovina has been profiled in the Spring 2017 issue of ASTRONews for her research.


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...

St. Louis startup attacking Zika raises $500,000 from Japanese firm

Precision Virologics, a local startup co-led by Dr. David Curiel, has been awarded $500,000 in order to further develop targeted...

St. Louis Business Journal

Effort to improve radiation therapy for veterans receives nearly $4 million

The Radiation Oncology Practice Assessment Program (Co-PIs:Jeff Michalski, MD and Sasa Mutic, PhD) has received an additional $3.8 million in funding.

Radiation oncology researcher awarded funding from Children’s Discovery Insitute

Hong Chen, PhD is a recipient of funding from the Children’s Discovery Institute for a study surrounding the use of focused ultrasound...

Local researcher seeks to lower radiation risk for children

Dr. Jeff Michalski is currently researching the potential for lowering the radiation risk for children undergoing treatment for medullo blastoma....

CBS St. Louis

Early career research funding awarded to two members of the Department of Radiation Oncology

Stephanie Markovina, MD, PhD (Assistant Professor) and John Floberg, MD, PhD (2nd Year Clinical Resident) have received early career research...

American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology

Washington University leads national effort to improve radiation therapy for U.S. veterans

New program will monitor quality and safety of radiation therapy at VHA centers nationwide. Washington University leads national effort to...