Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Theresa M. Busch

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Theresa M. Busch, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Department: Radiation Oncology
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Radiation Biology Division
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Pennsylvania
Smilow Center for Translational Research, Room 8-126
3400 Civic Center Blvd., Bldg. 421
Philadelphia, PA 19104-5156
Office: 215-573-3168
B.S. (Biophysics)
University of Scranton, 1993.
Ph.D. (Biophysics)
University of New York at Buffalo, Roswell Park Cancer Institute Division, Buffalo, NY, 1998.
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Selected Publications

Zhu TC, Kim MM, Liang X, Finlay JC, Busch TM: In–vivo singlet oxygen threshold doses for PDT. Photonics and Lasers in Medicine in press 2015.

Hana SW, Mesquitab RC, Busch TM, Putt ME: A method for choosing the smoothing parameter in a semi-parametric model for detecting change-points in blood flow. Journal of Applied Statistics 41(1): 26-45, Apr 2014 Notes: Manuscript ID: 830085.

Pietrofesa R, Turowski J, Tyagi S, Dukes F, Arguiri E, Busch TM, Gallagher-Colombo SM, Solomides CC, Cengel KA, Christofidou-Solomidou M: Radiation mitigating properties of the lignan component in flaxseed. BMC Cancer 13(1): 179, Apr 2013.

Edmonds C, Hagan S, Gallagher-Colombo SM, Busch TM, Cengel KA: Photodynamic therapy activated signaling from epidermal growth factor receptor and STAT3: Targeting survival pathways to increase PDT efficacy in ovarian and lung cancer. Cancer Biology & Therapy 13(14): 1463-70, Dec 2012.

Gallagher-Colombo SM, Maas AL, Yuan M, Busch TM: Photodynamic therapy-induced angiogenic signaling: consequences and solutions to improve therapeutic response. Israel Journal of Chemistry 52(8-9): 681-90, Sep 2012.

Maas AL, Carter SL, Wileyto EP, Miller J, Yuan M, Yu G, Durham D, Busch TM: Tumor vascular microenvironment determines responsiveness to photodynamic therapy. Cancer Research 72(8): 2079-88, Apr 2012.

Mesquita RC, Han SW, Miller J, Schenkel SS, Pole A, Esipova TV, Vinogradov SA, Putt ME, Yodh AG, Busch TM: Tumor blood flow differs between mouse strains: consequences for vasoresponse to photodynamic therapy. PloS ONE 7(5): e37322, 2012.

Marotta DE, Cao W, Wileyto EP, Li H, Corbin I, Rickter E, Glickson JD, Chance B, Zheng G, Busch TM: Evaluation of bacteriochlorophyll-reconstituted low-density lipoprotein nanoparticles for photodynamic therapy efficacy in vivo. Nanomedicine 6(3): 475-87, Apr. 2011

Esipova TV, Karagodov A, Miller J, Wilson DF, Busch TM, Vinogradov SA: Two new "protected" oxyphors for biological oximetry: properties and application in tumor imaging. Analytical Chemistry 83(22): 8756-65, Nov 2011.

Grossman CE, Pickup S, Durham A, Wileyto EP, Putt ME, Busch TM: Photodynamic therapy of disseminated non-small cell lung carcinoma in a murine model. Lasers in Surgery & Medicine 43(7): 663-75, Sep 2011.

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