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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

Liyong Lin, Kevin Souris, Minglei Kang, Adam Glick, Haibo Lin, Sheng Huang, Kristin St├╝tzer, Guillaume Janssens, Edmond Sterpin, John A. Lee, Timothy D. Solberg, James E. McDonough, Charles B. Simone II and Edgar Ben-Josef: 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.

Smith Blake, Gelover Edgar, Moignier Alexandra, Wang Dongxu, Flynn Ryan T, Lin Liyong, Kirk Maura, Solberg Tim, Hyer Daniel 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, 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.

Moignier Alexandra, Gelover Edgar, Smith Blake R, Wang Dongxu, Flynn Ryan T, Kirk Maura L, Lin Liyong, Solberg Timothy D, Lin Alexander, Hyer Daniel E: Toward improved target conformity for two spot scanning proton therapy delivery systems using dynamic collimation. Medical physics 43(3): 1421-7, Mar 2016.

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

Lin Liyong, Kang Minglei, Huang Sheng, Mayer Rulon, Thomas Andrew, Solberg Timothy D, McDonough James E, Simone Charles 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): 5678, Nov 2015.

Kralik John C, Xi Liwen, Solberg Timothy D, Simone Ii Charles B, Lin Liyong: 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): 5389, Nov 2015.

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Last updated: 11/30/2016
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