Jennifer Wei Zou, 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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Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Radiation Oncology, TRC-2 West
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Physics)
Nanjing University, 1993.
PhD (Theoretical and Applied Mechanics)
Cornell University, 2001.
MS (Medical Physics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Czerska K, Emert F, Kopec R, Langen K, McClelland J R, Meijers A, Miyamoto N, Riboldi M, Shimizu S, Terunuma T, Zou W, Knopf A and Rucinski A: Clinical Practice vs. State-of-the-art Research and Future Visions: Report on the 4D Treatment Planning Workshop for Particle Therapy. Phys. Med. 82: 54-63, Feb 2021.

Zou W, Kurtz G, Nakib M, Burgdorf B, Alp M, Li T, Lustig R, Xiao Y, Dong L, Kassaee A and Alonso-Basanta M: A Probability-Based Investigation on the Setup Robustness of Pencil-beam Proton Radiation Therapy for Skull-Base Meningioma. Int. J. Part. Ther. 7(3): 34-45, Jan 2021.

Krishnamoorthy S, Teo B-K K, Zou W, McDonough J, Karp J S and Surti S: A Proof-of-Concept Study of an In-Situ Partial-Ring Time-of-Flight PET Scanner for Proton Beam Verification. IEEE Trans. Radiat. Plasma Med. Sci. Page: 1-1, Dec 2020.

Zou W, Diffenderfer E S, Cengel K, Kim M, Avery S, Konzer J, Cai Y, Boisseu P, Ota K, Yin L, Wiersma R, Carlson D J, Fan Y, Busch T M, Koumenis C, Lin A, Metz J M, Teo B K and Dong L: Current Delivery Limitations of Proton PBS for FLASH. Radiotherapy and Oncology 155: 212-218, Nov 2020.

Yoon S W, Taunk N K, Freedman G M, Hubley E, O’Reilly S, Teo B-K K, Anamalayil S, Dong L, Kennedy C, Zou W, Metz J M and Li T: Per-Fraction Positional and Dosimetric Performance of Prone Breast Tangential Radiotherapy on Halcyon™ Linear Accelerator Assessed with Daily Rapid Kilo-voltage Cone Beam Computed Tomography: A Single-Institution Pilot Study. Radiation Oncology 15(1): 258, Nov 2020.

Gu W, O’Connor D, Ruan D, Zou W, Dong L and Sheng K: Fraction-Variant Beam Orientation Optimization for Intensity-modulated Proton Therapy. Med Phys 47(9): 3826-3834, Sep 2020.

Gu W, Ruan D, Zou W, Dong L and Sheng K: Linear Energy Transfer Weighted Beam Orientation Optimization for Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy. Med Phys 48(1): 57-70, Jun 2020.

Harris W B, Zou W, Cheng C, Jain V, Teo B-K K, Dong L, Feigenberg S J, Berman A T, Levin W P, Cengel K A and O’Reilly S E: Higher Dose Volumes May Be Better for Evaluating Radiation Pneumonitis in Lung Proton Therapy Patients Compared With Traditional Photon-Based Dose Constraints. Advances in Radiation Oncology 5(5): 943-950, Jun 2020.

Gu W, Ruan D, Lyu Q, Zou W, Dong L and Sheng K: A Novel Energy Layer Optimization Framework for Spot-Scanning Proton Arc Therapy. Med Phys 47(5): 2072-2084, May 2020.

O’Reilly S, Jain V, Huang Q, Cheng C, Teo B-K K, Yin L, Zhang M, Diffenderfer E, Li T, Levin W, Xiao Y, Dong L, Feigenberg S, Berman A T and Zou W: Dose to Highly Functional Ventilation Zones Improves Prediction of Radiation Pneumonitis for Proton and Photon Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy. Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 107(1): 79-87, May 2020.

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