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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
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 and Quality Assurance of Pencil Beam Scanning and Double-Scattering Proton Therapy Systems
Serve as Proton Physicist in Thoracic Clinical Division

Description of Research Expertise

Develop Physics Framework (Monte Carlo and 4D Dose Calculation, Robust Plan Optimization) for Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy Treatment of Heterogeneous and Moving Tumors, Commissioning and QA of PBS Proton Therapy

Selected Publications

Kang M, Huang S, Solberg T, Mayer R, Thomas A, Teo K, McDonough J, Simone II C, Lin L: A study of the beam-specific interplay effect in proton pencil beam scanning delivery in lung cancer. Acta Oncologica In Press 2017.

Lin L, Souris K, Kang M, Glick A, Lin H, Huang S, St├╝tzer K, Janssens G, Sterpin E, Lee J, Solberg T, McDonough J, Simone II C and Ben-Josef E: Evaluation of Motion Mitigation using Abdominal Compression in the Clinical Implementation of Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy of Liver Tumors. Medical Physics In Press 2017.

Boimel P J, Scholey J E, Lin L, Ben-Josef E.: Treating Pancreatic and Stomach Malignancies with Proton Beam Radiation Target Volume Delineation and Treatment Planning for Particle Therapy. Springer, In Press 2017.

Lin L, Huang S, Kang M, Hiltunen P, Vanderstraeten R, Lindberg J, Siljamaki S, Wareing T, Davis I, Barnett A, McGhee J, Simone II CB, Solberg TD, McDonough JE, and Ainsley C: A Benchmarking Method to Evaluate the Accuracy of a Commercial Proton Monte Carlo Pencil Beam Scanning Treatment Planning System Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics In Press 2017.

Justin Cohen, Liyong Lin, Steven J. Feigenberg, Charles B. Simone, II: Proton Therapy for Lung Cancer: Current Uses and Future Applications for Early-Stage and Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Applied Radiation Oncology 5(4): 12-18, Dec 2016.

Smith B, Gelover E, Moignier A, Wang u, Flynn R, Lin L, Kirk M, Solberg T, Hyer D: Technical Note: A treatment plan comparison between dynamic collimation and a fixed aperture during spot scanning proton therapy for brain treatment. Medical Physics 43(8): 4693, Aug 2016.

Veiga Catarina, Janssens Guillaume, Teng Ching-Ling, Baudier Thomas, Hotoiu Lucian, McClelland Jamie R, Royle Gary, Lin Liyong, Yin Lingshu, Metz James, Solberg Timothy D, Tochner Zelig, Simone Charles B, McDonough James, Teo Boon-Keng Kevin: First Clinical Investigation of Cone Beam Computed Tomography and Deformable Registration for Adaptive Proton Therapy for Lung Cancer. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 95(1): 549-59, May 2016.

Moignier Alexandra, Gelover Edgar, Wang Dongxu, Smith Blake, Flynn Ryan, Kirk Maura, Lin Liyong, Solberg Timothy, Lin Alexander, Hyer Daniel: Theoretical Benefits of Dynamic Collimation in Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy for Brain Tumors: Dosimetric and Radiobiological Metrics. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 95(1): 171-80, May 2016.

Giaddui Tawfik, Chen Wenzhou, Yu Jialu, Lin Liyong, Simone Charles B, Yuan Lulin, Gong Yutao U T, Wu Q Jackie, Mohan Radhe, Zhang Xiaodong, Bluett Jaques B, Gillin Michael, Moore Kevin, O'Meara Elizabeth, Presley Jennifer, Bradley Jeffrey D, Liao Zhongxing, Galvin James, Xiao Ying: Establishing the feasibility of the dosimetric compliance criteria of RTOG 1308: phase III randomized trial comparing overall survival after photon versus proton radiochemotherapy for inoperable stage II-IIIB NSCLC. Radiation oncology (London, England) 11: 66, May 2016.

Vogel Jennifer, Berman Abigail T, Lin Liyong, Pechet Taine T, Levin William P, Gabriel Peter, Khella Sami L, Singhal Sunil, Kucharczuk John K, Simone Charles B: Prospective study of proton beam radiation therapy for adjuvant and definitive treatment of thymoma and thymic carcinoma: Early response and toxicity assessment. Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology 118(3): 504-9, Mar 2016.

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Last updated: 02/06/2017
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