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
Dr. Jeff Michalski is currently researching the potential for lowering the radiation risk for children undergoing treatment for medullo blastoma. View article »
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 »
New program will monitor quality and safety of radiation therapy at VHA centers nationwide.