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 »
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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).
Jian Wu, PhD, a post-doctoral research associate working with Washington University medical physicist, Hua Li, PhD, at Siteman Cancer Center, has been selected as the winner of the Jack Krohmer Junior Investigator Competition.
Jeffrey Bradley, MD, a Washington University radiation oncologist at Siteman Cancer Center, gave a commencement address to the graduating class of 2018 at Drury University in Springfield, MO on May 12th.
St. Louis start-up company Unleash Immuno Oncolytics is developing viruses that are specific for fighting cancer. Read full article at KMOV.com »
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 […]
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 […]
The latest cycle of the LEAP Inventor Challenge has wrapped up, and five university research teams expect to be awarded more than $250,000 collectively. Read full article from the Skandalaris Center »
Members of the Department of Radiation Oncology have recently returned from 59th annual meeting of the American Association for Physics in Medicine (AAPM) in Denver, CO, where faculty and staff were presenters or senior authors on over 50 abstracts about current research and clinical innovation.
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 »
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 […]
Dr. Jeff Michalski has been recognized by the Washington University Alumni Association for his contributions to patient care at Siteman Cancer Center. Read more »
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 […]
Dr. Stephanie Markovina has been profiled in the Spring 2017 issue of ASTRONews for her research.
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 […]
Precision Virologics, a local startup co-led by Dr. David Curiel, has been awarded $500,000 in order to further develop targeted vaccines for diseases such as the Zika virus. Read more »
The Radiation Oncology Practice Assessment Program (Co-PIs:Jeff Michalski, MD and Sasa Mutic, PhD) has received an additional $3.8 million in funding. Read more from Siteman Cancer Center »
Hong Chen, PhD is a recipient of funding from the Children’s Discovery Institute for a study surrounding the use of focused ultrasound to treat diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a type of brain tumor that is often affects pediatric patients. Read more about the study » (Source)
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:
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). Michalski elected radiation oncology co-chair of NCI steering committee
Stephanie Markovina, MD, PhD (Assistant Professor) and John Floberg, MD, PhD (2nd Year Clinical Resident) have received early career research funding from the American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Read more »
Sasa Mutic, PhD has received the St. Louis Business Journal’s Innovator of the Year Award in the Medical: Individual category. Read more »