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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 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

Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy, Develope New Proton Treatment for Thoracic Tumors, Monte Carlo Dose Calculation

Selected Publications

Smith B, Gelover E, Moignier A, Wang D, Flynn R T, Lin L, Kirk M., Solberg T and Hyer D E: 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): 4693-4699, August 2016.

Moignier A, Gelover E, Wang D, Flynn R, Kirk M, Lin L, Solberg T, Lin A, Hyer D: Theoretical benefits of dynamic collimation in pencil beam scanning proton therapy for brain tumor: dosimetric and radiobiological metrics. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics 95(1): 171-80, May 2016.

Giaddui T, Chen W, Yu J, Lin L, Simone C B, Yuan L, Gong Y U, Wu Q J, Mohan R, Zhang X, Bluett J B, Gillin M, Moore K, O’Meara E, Presley J, Bradley J D, Liao Z, Galvin J and Xiao Y: 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 11(1): 1-7, May 2016.

Veiga C, Janssens G, Teng C L, Baudier T, Hotoiu L, McClelland J R, Royle G, Lin L, Yin L, Metz J and Solberg T D : First clinical investigation of cone bone computed tomography and deformable registration for adaptive proton therapy of lung cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology* Physics 95(1): 549-559, May 2016.

Moignier A, Gelover E, Smith B R, Wang D, Flynn R T, Kirk M L, Lin L, Solberg T D, Lin A and Hyer D E: Toward improved target conformity for two spot scanning proton therapy delivery systems using dynamic collimation. Medical Physics 43(3): 1421-1427, March 2016.

Vogel J, Berman A T, Lin L, Pechet T T, Levin W P, Gabriel P, Khella S L, Singhal S, Kucharczuk J K, Simone, II C 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. Radiotherapy and Oncology 118(3): 504-9, March 2016.

Moignier A, Gelover E, Wang D, Smith B, Flynn R, Kirk M, Lin L, Solberg T, Lin A, and Hyer D: Improving Head and Neck Cancer Treatments Using Dynamic Collimation in Spot Scanning Proton Therapy. International Journal of Particle Therapy 2(4): 544-554, spring 2016.

Kralik J C, Xi L, Solberg T D, Simone II CB and Lin L: Comparing proton treatment plans of pediatric brain tumors in two pencil beam scanning nozzles with different spot sizes. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 16(6): 41-50, Nov 2015.

Lin L, Kang M, Huang S, Mayer R, Thomas A, Solberg T D, McDonough J E, and Simone II C B: Beam-specific planning target volumes incorporating 4D CT for pencil beam scanning proton therapy of thoracic tumors. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 16(6): 281-292, Nov 2015.

Lin L, Huang S, Kang M, Solberg T D, McDonough J E, Ainsley C G: Technical Note: Validation of halo modeling for proton pencil beam spot scanning using a quality assurance test pattern. Medical Physics 42(9): 5138-5143, Sept 2015.

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Last updated: 08/25/2016
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