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 Delivery and Measurement Systems
Serve at Motion Management Departmental Committee and 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 Proton Therapy Delivery and Measurement Systems, Serve as Motion Management expert at both AAPM and PTCOG

Selected Publications

Vevek Verma, Liyong Lin, Charles Simone II: Proton Beam Therapy for Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Trachea: Dosimetry, Toxicities, and Outcomes International Journal of Particle Therapy In Press 2018.

Stuezer K, Lin A, Kirk M and Lin L: Superiority in robustness of multi-field optimization over single-field optimization for pencil-beam proton therapy for oropharynx carcinoma: an enhanced robustness analysis. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 99(3): 738-749, November 2017.

Anastasia Velalopoulou, Shampa Chatterjee, Ralph A. Pietrofesa, Cynthia Koziol-White, Reynold A. Panettieri, Liyong Lin, Stephen Tuttle, Abigail Berman, Constantinos Koumenis and Melpo Christofidou-Solomidou : Synthetic Secoisolariciresinol Diglucoside (LGM2605) Protects Human Lung in an Ex Vivo Model of Proton Radiation Damage. International Journal of Molecular Sciences Nov 2017.

Rwigema JM, Verma V, Lin L, Berman AT, Levin WP, Evans TL, Aggarwal C, Rengan R, Langer C, Cohen RB,Simone CB, II: Prospective Study of Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Limited-stage Small Cell Lung Cancer. Cancer 123(21): 4244-4251, November 2017.

Vogel J, Lin L, Berman A and Simone CB: Predicted Rate of Secondary Malignancies Following Adjuvant Proton Versus Photon Radiation Therapy for Thymoma. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 99(2): 427-433, Oct 2017.

Chang JY, Zhang X, Knopf A, Li H, Mori S, Dong L, Lu H, Liu W, Badiyan S N, Both S, Meijers A, Lin L, Flampouri S, Li Z, Umegaki K, Simone CB, II, Zhu XR: Consensus guidelines for implementing pencil beam scanning proton therapy for thoracic malignancies on behalf of PTCOG thoracic and lymphoma subcommittee. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 99(1): 41-50, Sept 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, Lee, N., Leeman, J.E., Cahlon, O., Sine, K., Jiang, G., Lu, J.J., Both, S. (Eds.). Springer, July 2017.

Vogel J, Lin L,Simone C B, II, Berman A T : Risk of Major Cardiac Events in Patients with Thymic Malignancies Treated with Following Adjuvant Proton Therapy versus Intensity-modulated Photon Radiation Therapy for Patients with Thymic Malignancies. Acta Oncologica. Taylor & Francis, 56(8): 1060-1064, June 2017.

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 56(4): 531-540, April 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 18(2): 44-49, March 2017.

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Last updated: 04/16/2018
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