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Objectives & Outline

Program Objectives

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Program Outline

Wednesday, November 6
5:30pm -8:00pm
Registration Materials Pick Up - Ballroom H Foyer
Thursday, November 7
All Sessions Take Place in Salon E Unless Otherwise Noted
7:00am -8:15am
Registration Materials Pick Up - Ballroom Foyer
Invited Speaker
7:45am - 8:00 am Welcome  
  Cancer Complexity  
8:00am - 8:30am Cancer Complexity Bentzen
8:30am - 9:00am Game Theory Austin
9:00am - 9:30am Questions and Discussion  
Session Break and Poster Viewing
  Cancer Biomarkers  
10:30am - 11:00am Omics Biomarkers Mallick
11:00am - 11:30am Imaging for Image-Guided Intervention Siewerdsen
11:30am - Noon Questions and Discussion  
Noon - 1:30pm
Break for Lunch and Networking
  Treatment Response and Outcome  
1:30pm - 2:00pm Clinical Applications in Breast Cancer Hwang
2:00pm - 2:30pm Outcome Modeling Ten Haken
2:30pm - 3:00pm Questions and Discussion  
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Session Break and Poster Viewing
4:00pm - 4:30pm AAPM Vision Hazle
4:30pm - 5:00pm PS-OC Network Vision Nagahara
5:00pm - 5:30pm Questions and Discussion  
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Salon G-H
Reception and Networking
Friday, November 8
  Advanced Technologies  
8:30am - 9:00am Small Technologies Kuhn
9:00am - 9:30am Large Technologies Mackie
9:30am - 10:00am Questions and Discussion  
Session Break and Poster Viewing
  Precise Targeting  
11:00am - 11:30am Precise Targeting of Radiation Jaffray
11:30am - Noon Precise Targeting of Drugs Ferrari
Noon - 12:30pm Questions and Discussion  
12:30pm - 1:00pm Summary and Next Steps  

Poster Listing

Poster ID

Abstract Title

Author Byline


Combining Mathematics, Biology and Physics to Generate Patient-Specific, Biologically Optimized IMRT Plans for Glioblastoma

D Corwin1*, C Holdsworth2, R Rockne1, K Swanson1, (1) Neurological Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (2) Radiation Oncology, Brigham and Womens Hospital, Boston, MA


3D Visualization of Protein Movement Preceding Nuclear Pore Translocation: Diffusion Vs. Intracellular Electrodynamics

J Cunningham1*, R Gatenby1, B Lyons2, L Gonzalez2, (1) Moffitt Cancer Research Institute, Tampa, FL, (2) Dynamoid Apps, Seattle, WA


Measurement Analysis:  Quantifying Data Significance and Identifying Data Trends Using Gradient Curves

R Herndon1*, B Herndon2, (1) West Texas Cancer Center at Medical Center Hospital, Odessa, TX, (2) Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX


Dosimetric Characteristics of OSLD (nanoDots) and Their Use in TBI Dosimetry

A Hussain1*, M Wasaye2, R Gohar1, L Rehman1, S Hussein1, (1) Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, sindh (2) University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui



Connecting MRI Physics to Glioma Microenvironment: Exploring Modeling Schemes for Capturing Expanding Extracellular Space and Its Impact On a Simulated T2-Weighted MRI

P Jackson1*, A Hawkins-Daarud1, R Rockne1, A Anderson2, K Swanson1, (1) Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, (2) H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL


Toward Paclitaxel-[60]fullerene Conjugates as a Targeted Prodrug Against Cancer

Y Mackeyev1*, M Raoof2, B Cisneros1,2, N Koshkina2, C Berger1, L Wilson1, S Curley2,3, (1) Department of Chemistry and The Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science & Technology, Rice University, Houston, TX (2) Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (3) Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science Rice University, Houston, TX


Modeling Radiation Lung Injury in Proton Therapy

D Mirkovic*, U Titt, R Mohan, U.T M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX


Altered Focal Adhesion Nanoarchitecture in EMT

G Ou1*, C Dufort2, M Paszek3, V Weaver4, (1) (2) University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, (3) Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, (4) University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


Innovative Monte Carlo Concepts Bridging the Gap From Physics to Biology

J Schuemann1*, B Faddegon2, J Perl3, H Paganetti1, (1) Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, (2) UC San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, (3) Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Menlo Park, CA,


Spherical Harmonics to Predict Changes in Tumor Morphology Throughout the Course of Head and Neck IGRT

A Yock1,2*, A Rao1, L Dong3, B Beadle1, R Kudchadker1, L Court1, (1) UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, (2) UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX, (3) Scripps Proton Therapy Center, San Diego, CA


Quality Audit of TPS Beam Dataset for Small Field Output Factors Using RPC Standard Dataset

A Yousuf*, Z Fakhruddin, s Hussein, S Mushkin, A Hussain, (1) Aga Khan University Hospital, Kkarachi, Sindh


Medical Physics Research at Massachusetts General Hospital

T Bortfeld*, G Chen, K Jee, H Paganetti, J Schuemann, B Winey, MGH, Boston, MA


Molecular Image-Guided Therapy Group

R Jeraj*, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI


Development of the Veteran Health Administration Radiation Oncology Quality and Safety Initiative

J Palta*, R Kapoor, M Hagan, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA


X-Ray Phase-Contrast Imaging Research at Johns Hopkins

D Stutman*, M Finkenthal, J Stayman, J Siewerdsen, J Carrino, A Oshmyansky, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


Carbon Nanotubes Field Emission X-Ray Technologies for Radiation Therapy Research and Clinical Application

S Chang*, O Zhou, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC


Concurrent Focal Sustained Chemotherapy and  Radiotherapy

R Cormack1*, R Kumar2, W Ngwa1, S Tangutoori2, S Markovic2, M Niedre2, P Nguyen1, A D'Amico1, S Sridhar2, G Makrigiorgos10, (1) Dana-Farber Cancer Institues & Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, (2) Northeastern University, Boston, MA


Assessment of Treatment Reponse with Diffusion Weighted MRI and Dynamic Contrast Enhanced MRI in Patients with Early Stage Breast Cancer Treated with Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy

C Wang*, J Horton, F Yin, S Yoo, Z Chang, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


Integrative Network Analysis of TCGA Data for Ovarian Cancer

Q Zhang*, J Wang, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


Optimization of Response-Based, Adaptive Therapy

R Ten Haken*, T Lawrence, Y Cao, D McShan, M Matuszak, F Kong, A Eisbruch, J Balter, M Kessler, T Christina, M Feng, J Moran, K Brock, J Hayman, M Schipper, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Mechanical Probing of Live Single Cells with Atomic Force Microscopy: Implications for Disease Diagnosis and Therapy

S Avasthy*, Northwestern University


Incorporating Human Experience and Knowledge Models In IMRT Treatment Planning: High Quality Plans at a Fraction of Time

Q Wu*, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


Clinical Investigation of 4D-MRI in Liver Cancer Patients

J Cai*, F Yin, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


Engineering for Translational Human Imaging in Radiology at Stanford

R Fahrig and co-authors*, Stanford University, Stanford, CA


Patientspecific Mathematical Neurooncology

A Anderson, A Baldock, D Corwin, A Hawkins-Daarud, J Jacobs, P Jackson, R Rockne*


Particle Therapy Research Group at MDACC

D Mirkovic, U Titt, S Randeniya, F Guan, C Peeler, S Ge, R Mohan


Image Guided Intervention Laboratory

L Xing, O Volotskova, C Sun, D Naczynski, C Carpenter, M Ahmad,
C Jenkins, R Zaman, M Badiei