Events

Medical Resident Education and Medical Physics Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Elizabeth Kidd, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University and Thomas Niedermayr, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Medical Physicist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University
  • Topic: Moving the needle: 3D printing and customized tools for gyn interstitial brachytherapy

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Chris Bakkenist, Ph.D., Professor and Associate Director, Hillman Cancer Center, University of Pittsburgh
  • Topic: ATR kinase inhibition induces deoxyuridine contamination and IFN-a/B expression

AI in Medicine Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Annie Chan, M.D., Associate Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Topic: The power of datarizing images: seeing the invisible, predicting the unpredictable

AI in Medicine Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Yunhui Guo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, UT Dallas
  • Topic: Data-efficient deep learning by learning across multiple domains

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Arvind Panday, Ph.D., Instructor, Harvard
  • Topic: Therapeutic potential of FANCM for BRCA1-linked cancer

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Dhanya Nambiar, Ph.D., Instructor, Stanford University
  • Topic: Understanding the tumor microenvironment: Decoding the key players to develop potent therapeutic interventions

MRB Seminar Series

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

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Carmen Bergom, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Topic: Improving breast cancer radiation outcomes by enhancing tumor responses and minimizing cardiac toxicity

Sarmistha Sen Memorial Run/Walk

  • The Sarmistha Sen Memorial Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, August 1, 2021, starting at 7 a.m. Read about the chair established in her honor.

Dr. Raquibul Hannan - Kidney Cancer Treatment with SAbR

MRB Seminar Series

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

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Ilya Finkelstein, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Topic: Virus, vaccines, variants

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

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

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

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

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

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

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Zhongsheng You, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Topic: Emerging role of intracellular calcium in the cellular response to replication stress

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

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

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Marjan Boerma, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Topic: Host response to cancer therapy: pre-clinical development of interventions in radiation toxicities

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Research

  • Speaker: Jie Deng, Ph.D., Candidate Presentation
  • Topic: The role of MRI physicist in clinical services and translational researches

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.

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

Medical Physics Seminar Series - Clinical Education

  • Speaker: Justin Park, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Director of Adaptive Therapy
  • Topic: Introduction to online adaptive radiotherapy

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

The David A. Pistenmaa, M.D., Ph.D., Distinguished Lecture in Radiation Oncology

  • Speaker: Nigam Shah, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
  • Topic: Personalized care via machine learning

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

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

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Yingfei Wang, Ph.D.,Department of Pathology, Department of Neurology & Neurotherapeutics, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Topic: MIF and its nuclease functions

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)

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

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

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Shan Zha, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Institute for Cancer Genetics, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Topic: Inhibition vs. deletion, the stories of mouse models expressing kinase dead DNA-PK and its friends

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Claudia Wiese, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Topic: Novel regulators in homologous recombination DNA repair

Medical Physics Seminar Series

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

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

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Karen Vasquez, Ph.D., Professor and Division Head of Department Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Texas Austin
  • Topic: Novel mechanisms of genetic instability in cancer

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Zhiyuan Shen, M.D., Ph.D., Professor/Division Chief, Division of Radiation Cancer Biology
  • Topic: Confounding roles of BCCIP, an essential gene, in tumor suppression and progression

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

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

Medical Physics Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Ken Wang, Ph.D., 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

AIM Seminar Series

  • Speaker: James Lamb, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, ULCA
  • Topic: Radiation therapy safety - automation, AI and human factors

Medical Physics Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Pratik Shah, Ph.D., Principal Research Scientist, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA
  • Topic: Unorthodox AI and machine learning use cases and future of clinical medicine

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

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

AIM Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Sanjay Aneja, M.D., Assistant Professor, Yale School of Medicine in the Department of Therapeutic Radiology
  • Topic: Applications of deep learning within clinical radiation oncology

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Jinming Gao, Ph.D, Professor
  • Topic: Illuminating occult diseases by acidotic nanotracer for precision tumor dDiagnosis and therapy

MRB Work in Progress

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

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Sathees C. Raghavan, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Topic: Repair of DNA double-strand breaks in mammalian cells: implications in oncogenesis and cancer therapy

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Elisabeth D. Martinez, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research
  • Topic: Jumonji enzymes mediate DNA repair and transcriptional reprogramming in therapeutic resistance

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Maximilian Diehn, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Therapy), Stanford University
  • Topic: Liquid biopsies for personalized monitoring and detection of cancer

AIM Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Eric Larson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Bobby Lyle School of Engineering, Southern Methodist University
  • Topic: Using machine learning for smartphone-based health sensing

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Brandt F. Eichman, Ph.D., Departments of Biological Studies and Biochemistry, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Topic: New DNA repair mechanisms revealed from bacterial self-resistance to genotoxic natural products

AIM Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Charles Mayo, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Michigan, Michigan Institute of Data Science
  • Topic: Opening AI vitas in radiation oncology with big data analytics resource systems

Medical Physics and Engineering Lecture

  • Speaker: 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

MRB Seminar Series

  • Speaker: Rolf Brekken, Ph.D., Department of Surgery and Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research, UTSW
  • Topic: Targeting pathways that drive immune suppression and epithelial plasticity in pancreatic cancer