Events

Dr. Raquibul Hannan - Kidney Cancer Treatment with SAbR

Speaker: Raquibul Hannan, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
Topic: SAbR in Kidney Cancer

Organizer: Judy Nicholson Kidney Cancer Foundation

Contact: 214-648-9669

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Weiping Zou, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, University of Michigan Medicine
Topic: Macrophages in the tumor metastatic sites

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Ilya Finkelstein, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Austin
Topic: Virus, Vaccines, Variants

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Michael P. Hay, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre
Topic: Selective inhibition of DNA-dependent protein kinase to radiosensitize head and neck squamous cell carcinomas

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Research

Speaker: Eenas A. Omari, Ph.D., Instructor, Therapeutic Medical Physicist, Medical College of Wisconsin
Topic: Magnetic resonance imaging-guided adaptive radiation therapy (MRgART) - MCW experience

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-8002

MRB Seminar Series

Speaker: Gabriel Sawakuchi, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Physics, University of Texas MD Anderson
Topic: Targeting ATR to enhance the effectiveness of radiotherapy

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Research

Speaker: Magdalena Bazalova-Carter, Ph.D., DABR, Assistant Professor, Medical Physics, University of Victoria
Topic: Developments of X-ray beam radiotherapies: KVAT and FLASH

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-8002

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Clinical Education

Speaker: Taeho Kim, Ph.D., DABR, Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine
Topic: Adaptive MR-guided radiotherapy using ViewRay MRidian

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-8002

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Research

Speaker: Girgis Obaid, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Texas at Dallas
Topic: Capitalizing on nanomedicine to transform radiation therapy

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-1162

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Clinical Education

Speaker: Thomas Banks, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Topic: UTSW Intravascular Brachytherapy Program

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-1162

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Clinical Education

Speaker: Mike Speiser, Ph.D., DABR, Chief Medical Physicist, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Topic: Motion Management in Lung SBRT

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-8002

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Research

Speaker: Jie Deng, Ph.D., Candidate Presentation
Topic: The Role of MRI Physicist in Clinical Services and Translational Researches

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-1162

Science Cafe - Breast Cancer, Bench to Bedside: The Interface of Clinical Oncology and Research

Physician scientist Prasanna Alluri, M.D., Ph.D. will lead us on a deep dive into the science behind targeted breast cancer treatments, treatment resistance in patients, and advances in radiation approaches. Dr. Alluri's research lab focuses on improving the care of breast cancer patients through translational research at the interface of clinical oncology, cancer biology, molecular genetics, and genomics. Learn more.

Organizer: Mary Whitmore

Contact: 214-648-9669

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Research

Speaker: Arnold Pompos, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Topic: From Fundamental Physics Describing the Structure of Our Universe to Medical Physics

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-1162

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Clinical Education

Speaker: Justin Park, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Director of Adaptive Therapy
Topic: Introduction to Online Adaptive Radiotherapy

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-8002

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Clinical Education

Speaker: Yang Park, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UT Southwestern
Topic: Review of technologies in SAbR

Organizer: David Chiu

Contact: 214-648-8002

Medical Phyics Seminar Series

Speaker: Dajiang Zhu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington
Topic: Computational Modeling and Machine Learning in Brain Imaging

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-8002

Medical Physics Seminar Series

Speaker: Jiang Du, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of California San Diego
Topic: Ultra-short echo time magnetic resonance imaging: technical development and clinical applications

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-8002

Medical Physics Seminar Series

Speaker: Lei Ren, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University
Topic: Fast low-dose intelligent imaging for image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-1617

Medical Physics Seminar Series

Speaker: Wei Chen, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Physics; Director, The Center for Security Advances Via Applied Nanotechnology
Topic: Exploration of nanoparticle sensitizers to enable radiotherapy and oxidative therapy for deep cancer treatment

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-8002

AIM Seminar Series

Speaker: Nick Ruozzi, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas
Topic: Probabilistic Models + Deep Networks for Continuous Modeling

Organizer: Marisa Homan

Contact: 214-645-8542

Medical Physics Seminar Series

Speaker: You Zhang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Topic: Optimization in the treatment planning system

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-1617

AIM Seminar Series

Speaker: Dr. Hua Li, Research Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Cancer Center at Illinois, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Topic: Advanced Machine-Learning Techniques and Applications in Radiation Therapy

Organizer: Marisa Homan

Contact: 214-645-8542

Medical Physics Seminar Series

Speaker: Dr. Jan Schuemann, Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School
Topic: Modeling biological effects using Monte Carlo simulations

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-8002

AIM Seminar Series

Speaker: Cui Tao, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, UT Health Science Center at Houston
Topic: Big Biomedical Data Analysis Using Ontology and Semantic Technologies

Organizer: Shar Dabney

Contact: 214-645-7019

Medical Physics Seminar Series

Speaker: Dr. Ken Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology and Molecular Radiation Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Topic: Quantitative optical tomography for pre-clinical radiation research

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-8002

AIM Seminar Series

Speaker: James Lamb, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, ULCA
Topic: Radiation Therapy Safety - Automation, AI and Human Factors

Organizer: Shar Dabney

Contact: 214-648-1617

Medical Physics Seminar Series

Speaker: Dr. Pratik Shah, Principal Research Scientist, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA
Topic: Unorthodox AI and Machine Learning Use Cases and Future of Clinical Medicine

Organizer: Shar Dabney

Contact: 214-648-1617

Medical Physics Seminar Series

Speaker: James Robar, Ph.D., FCCPM, Chief, Department of Medical Physics
Topic: Novel approaches to targeting tumors with radiation therapy... using diamonds, gold and copper

Organizer: Alexis Lamar

Contact: 214-648-8002

Medical Physics Seminar Series

Speaker: Wonmo Sung, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital
Topic: A Tumor-Immune Interaction Model for Hepatocellular Carcinoma based on measured Lymphocyte Counts of Patients undergoing Radiotherapy

Organizer: Shar Dabney

Contact: 214-645-7019

AIM Seminar Series

Speaker: Sanjay Aneja, M.D., Assistant Professor, Yale School of Medicine in the Department of Therapeutic Radiology
Title: Applications of Deep Learning within Clinical Radiation Oncology
As a physician scientist, Dr. Aneja’s research focuses on the application of machine-learning techniques on clinical oncology. Efforts include deep learning to derive imaging-based biomarkers of cancer outcomes, AI-driven collection of patient-reported outcomes, and machine-learning methods for clinical trial classification.

Organizer: Gabrielle Hawthorne

Contact: 214-645-8523

MRB Work in Progress

Presenter: Yaping Huang, part of Dr. Guo-Min Li’s Lab

Organizer: Jennifer Staples

Contact: 214-648-1162

AIM Seminar Series

Speaker: Eric Larson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Bobby Lyle School of Engineering, Southern Methodist University
Title: Using Machine Learning for Smartphone-Based Health Sensing

Organizer: Gabrielle Hawthorne

Contact: 214-645-8523

AIM Seminar Series

Speaker: Charles Mayo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Michigan, Michigan Institute of Data Science
Title: Opening AI Vitas in Radiation Oncology with Big Data Analytics Resource Systems

Organizer: Gabrielle Hawthorne

Contact: 214-645-8523

Medical Physics and Engineering Lecture

Speaker: Dr. Corey Clark, Ph.D.,Deputy Director of Research, and Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering; Human and Machine Intelligence (HuMIn) Game Lab, SMU Guildhall & Bobby Lyle School of Engineering

Topic: Capturing the Intrinsic Power of Video Games

Organizer: Gabrielle Hawthorne

Contact: 214-645-8523