Michele M Kim, 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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3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
West Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
MS (Physics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
BA (Physics, Biophysics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
PhD (Physics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2017.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Therapeutic Medical Physics

Description of Research Expertise

Small Animal Photon/Proton Studies, Proton FLASH, Proton Radiation, Photon Radiation

Selected Publications

Anastasia Velalopoulou, Ilias V. Karagounis, Gwendolyn M. Cramer, Michele M. Kim, Giorgos Skoufos, Denisa Goia, Sarah Hagan, Ioannis I. Verginadis, Khayrullo Shoniyozov, June Chiango, Michelle Cerullo, Kelley Varner, Lutian Yao, Ling Qin, Artemis G. Hatzigeorgiou, Andy J. Minn, Mary Putt, Matthew Lanza, Charles-Antoine Assenmacher, Enrico Radaelli, Jennifer Huck, Eric Diffenderfer, Lei Dong, James Metz, Constantinos Koumenis, Keith A. Cengel, Amit Maity, Theresa M. Busch: FLASH Proton Radiotherapy Spares Normal Epithelial and Mesenchymal Tissues While Preserving Sarcoma Response. Cancer Research 81(18), September 2021 Notes: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-21-1500.

M. M. Kim, I. I. Verginadis, D. Goia, A. Haertter, K. Shoniyozov, W. Zou, A. Maity, T. M. Busch, J. M. Metz, K. A. Cengel, L. Dong, C. Koumenis, E. S. Diffenderfer: Comparison of FLASH Proton Entrance and the Spread-Out Bragg Peak Dose Regions in the Sparing of Mouse Intestinal Crypts and in a Pancreatic Tumor Model. Cancers 13(16): 4244, August 2021 Notes: https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers13164244.

W. Zou, E. S. Diffenderfer, K. A. Cengel, M. M. Kim, S. Avery, J. Konzer, Y. Cai, P. Boisseu, K. Ota, L. Yin, R. Wiersma, D. J. Carlson, Y. Fan, T. M. Busch, C. Koumenis, A. Lin, J. M. Metz, B. K. Teo, and L. Dong: Characterization of a high-resolution 2D transmission ion chamber for independent validation of proton pencil beam scanning of conventional and FLASH dose delivery. Med. Phys. March 2021.

H. Sun, M. Kim, Y. Ong, T. Zhu: A Navigation System for Real-Time Monitoring PDT Delivery. AAPM 63rd Annual Meeting 2021.

Christopher M. Wright, Michele M. Kim, Daniel Y. Lee, Boon-Keng Kevin Teo, John N. Lukens, Samuel Swisher-McClure, Alexander Lin: Dosimetric Results for Adjuvant Proton Radiation Therapy of HPV-Associated Oropharynx Cancer. Int. J. Part. Ther. 2021.

M. M. Kim, E. S. Diffenderfer: Proton Therapy Dosimetry. Radiation Therapy Dosimetry. Arash Darafsheh Ed. (eds.). 2021 Notes: In Press ISBN-10: 1138543977.

A. Haertter, M. Kim, J. Zou, K. Shoniyozov, S. Avery, B. Teo, J. Metz, K. Cengel, L. Dong, E. Diffenderfer: Prompt Gamma Timing as a Real-Time Relative Dose Rate Monitor of FLASH Proton Delivery. AAPM 63rd Annual Meeting 2021.

M. M. Kim, A. Darafsheh, J. Schuemann, I. Dokic, O. Lundh, T. Zhao, J. Ramos-Mendez, L. Dong, K. Petersson: Development of Ultra-High Dose Rate Particle Therapy (FLASH). IEEE Trans. Radiat. Plasma. Med. Sci. 2021.

L. Yin, W. Zou, M. M. Kim, S. M. Avery, R. D. Wiersma, B. K. Teo, L. Dong, E. S. Diffenderfer: Evaluation of two-voltage and three-voltage linear methods for deriving ion recombination correction factors in proton FLASH irradiation. IEEE Trans. Radiat. Plasma. Med. Sci 2021.

A L Van Slyke, M El Khatib, K Shoniyozov, E Diffenderfer, M Kim, C J Koch, S A Vinogradov, R D Wiersma: Measuring Oxygen Concentration at Ultra-Fast Rates During Proton FLASH Delivery Using Phosphorescence Quenching of Soluble Oxyphor Probes AAPM 63rd Annual Meeting 2021.

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