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Jarod C Finlay, Ph.D.

Jarod C Finlay, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Radiation Oncology

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3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-3795
Fax: 215-349-5978
B.A. (Physics, Math)
Alfred University, 1997.
M.A. (Physics)
University of Rochester, 1999.
Ph.D. (Physics)
University of Rochester, 2004.
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Description of Research Expertise

Fluorescence and reflectance spectroscopy of tissue
Tissue optics and modelling of light propagation
Photodynamic therapy dosimetry and modelling
Monte Carlo simulation
Theoretical modelling of photochemical processes

Description of Clinical Expertise

Photodynamic therapy dosimetry
Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)planning

Selected Publications

Zhu, TC; Finlay, JC; Hahn, SM: Determination of the distribution of light, optical properties, drug concentration, and tissue oxygenation in-vivo in human prostate during motexafin lutetium-mediated photodynamic therapy. J Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biol. 79(3): 231-241, Jun 2005.

Zhu TC, Dimofte A, Finlay JC, Stripp D, Busch T, Miles J, Whittington R, Malkowicz SB, Tochner Z, Glatstein E, and Hahn SM: Optical properties of human prostate at 732 nm measured in mediated photodynamic therapy. Photochemistry & Photobiology 81(1): 96-105, Jan-Feb 2005.

Finlay JC and Foster TH: Recovery of hemoglobin oxygen saturation and intrinsic fluorescence with a forward-adjoint model. Applied Optics 44(10): 1917-33, Apr 2005.

Dimofte A, Finlay JC, and Zhu TC: A method for determination of the absorption and scattering properties interstitially in turbid media. Physics in Medicine & Biology 50(10): 2291-311, May 2005.

Finlay JC, Mitra S, Patterson MS, and Foster TH: Photobleaching kinetics of Photofrin in vivo and in multicell tumour spheroids indicate two simultaneous bleaching mechanisms. Physics in Medicine & Biology 49(21): 4837-60, Nov 2004.

Finlay JC and Foster TH: Hemoglobin oxygen saturations in phantoms and in vivo from measurements of steady-state diffuse reflectance at a single, short source-detector separation. Medical Physics 31(7): 1949-59, Jul 2004.

Finlay JC and Foster TH: Effect of pigment packaging on diffuse reflectance spectroscopy of samples containing red blood cells. Optics Letters 29(9): 965-7, May 2004.

Finlay JC, Mitra S, and Foster TH: In vivo mTHPC photobleaching in normal rat skin exhibits unique irradiance-dependent features. Photochemistry & Photobiology 75(3): 282-8, Mar 2002.

Mitra S, Finlay JC, McNeill D, Conover DL, and Foster TH: Photochemical oxygen consumption, oxygen evolution and spectral changes during UVA irradiation of EMT6 spheroids. Photochemistry & Photobiology 73(6): 703-8, Jun 2001.

Finlay JC, Conover DL, Hull EL, and Foster TH: Porphyrin bleaching and PDT-induced spectral changes are irradiance dependent in ALA-sensitized normal rat skin in vivo. Photochemistry & Photobiology 73(1): 54-63, Jan 2001.

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