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Liyong Lin, Ph.D.

Liyong Lin, 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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Department of Radiation Oncology
The Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
TRC 2326 West
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-5638
Education:
B.S. (Applied Physics)
Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, 1989.
M.S. (Applied Physics)
Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, 1992.
M.S. (Medical Physics)
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003.
Ph.D. (Medical Physics)
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Commissioning, System and Patient QA of Commissioning and Quality Assurance of Pencil beam scanning, Uniform scanning and Double-scattering Proton Therapy Systems
Serve as Proton Physicist in Thoracic Clinical Division

Description of Research Expertise

Independant Dose Calculation Engine for Pencil Beam Scanning Treatment, Invivo delivery verification of Proton therapy treatment
Develop New Proton Treatment for Thoracic Tumors

Selected Publications

Liyong Lin, Jijian Shen, Christopher G Ainsley, Timothy D Solberg, James E McDonough: Implementation of an improved dose-per-MU model for double scattered proton beams to address inter-beamline modulation width variability. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics May 2014.

Krigsfeld GS, Savage AR, Billings PC, Lin L, and Kennedy AR: Evidence for Radiation Induced Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation as a Major Cause of Radiation Induced Death in Ferrets. IJROBP 88(4): 940-946, March 2014.

Sanzari JK., Muehlmatt A., Savage A., Lin L, and Kennedy AR : Increased intracranial pressure in mini-pigs exposed to simulated solar particle event radiation. Acta Astronomica 94(2): 807-812, Feb 2014.

Lin L, Ainsley CG, Solberg TD and Mcdonough JE: Experimental characterization of two-dimensional spot profiles for two proton pencil beam scanning nozzles. Physics in Medicine and Biology 59: 493-504, Jan 2014.

G.S. Krigsfeld, J.B. Shah, J.K. Sanzari1, L. Lin, and A.R. Kennedy: Evidence of Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in a Porcine Model Following Radiation Exposure. Life Sciences in Space Research In Press 2014.

Lin L, Solberg T, Carabe-Fernandez A, McDonough J, Diffenderfer E, Sanzarine J, Kennedy A, Cengel K: Pencil beam scanning dosimetry for large animal irradiation. Journal of Radiation Research In Press 2014.

Rah JE, Oh DH, Kase Y, Li Z, Ibbott G, Koss P, Lin L, McDonough J, Arjomandy B, *Park SY: Feasibility study of glass dosimeter for postal dose intercomparison of high-energy proton therapy beams. Radiation Measurement Page: 66-72, December 2013.

Lin L, Ainsley C G, McDonough J E: Experimental characterization of two-dimensional pencil beam scanning proton spot profiles. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 58, 6193-6204 Sept 2013.

Romero-Weaver, A.L., Wan, X.S., Diffenderfer, E.S., Lin, L. and Kennedy, A.R. : Kinetics of neutrophils in mice exposed to radiation and/or granulocyte colony-stimulating factor treatment Radiation Research 180(2): 177-188, Aug 2013.

Sanzari J K, Romero-Weaver A L, James G, Krigsfeld G, Lin L, Diffenderfer E S, Kennedy A R: Leukocyte activity is altered in a ground based murine model of microgravity and proton radiation exposure. PLOS One 8, August 2013.

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Last updated: 07/15/2014
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