Jennifer Wei Zou, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty Professionalism Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology, PCAM
Member in Senior Governance Committee, Department of Radiation Oncology, PCAM
Department: Radiation Oncology

Contact information
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

Zhang D, Li A M, Hu G, Huang M, Yang F, Zhang L, Wellen K E, Xu X, Conn C S, Zou W, Kahn M, Rhoades S D, Weljie A M, Fuchs S Y, Amankulor N, Yoshor D, Ye J, Koumenis C, Gong Y and Fan Y: PHGDH-mediated endothelial metabolism drives glioblastoma resistance to chimeric antigen receptor T cell immunotherapy. Cell Metabolism 35(2), Feb 2023.

Kim M, Zou W: Ultra-high dose rate FLASH radiation therapy for cancer. Medical Physics 2023.

Yegya-Raman N, Kegelman T P, Ho Lee S, Kallan M J, Kim K N, Natarajan J, Deek M P, Zou W, O’Reilly S E, Zhang Z, Levin W, Cengel K, Kao G, Cohen R B, Sun L L, Langer C J, Aggarwal C, Singh A P, O’Quinn R, Ky B, Apte A, Deasy J, Xiao Y, Berman A T, Jabbour S K and Feigenberg S J: Death without progression as an endpoint to describe cardiac radiation effects in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer Clinical and Translational Radiation Oncology 39(100581), 2023.

Vallabhaneni S, Wang Y, Zhang Y, Smith A, Zou W, Feigenberg S, Plastaras, J, Freedman G, Witschey WR, Ky B, Han Y: Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in Early Detection of Radiation Associated Cardiotoxicity with Chest Radiation. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine May 2022.

Pakela J, Dong L, Rucinski A, Knopf AC, Zou W: Management of Motion and Anatomical Variations in Charged Particle Therapy: Past, Present, and Into the Future. Frontiers in Oncology Mar 2022.

Zou W, Kim H, Diffenderfer E S, Carlson D J, Koch C J, Xiao Y, Teo B K, Kim M M, Metz J M, Fan Y, Maity A, Koumenis C, Busch T M, Wiersma R, Cengel K A and Dong L: A phenomenological model of proton FLASH oxygen depletion effects depending on tissue vasculature and oxygen supply. Frontiers in Oncology 12, 2022.

Zou W and Mihailidis DN: Modelling Radiotherapy Side Effects. Med. Phys. Jul 2021 Notes:

Yang F, He Z, Duan H, Zhang D, Li J, Yang H, Dorsey J F, Zou W, Ali Nabavizadeh S, Bagley S J, Abdullah K, Brem S, Zhang L, Xu X, Byrne K T, Vonderheide R H, Gong Y and Fan Y: Synergistic immunotherapy of glioblastoma by dual targeting of IL-6 and CD40. Nature Communications 12(1), June 2021 Notes:

Zou W, Diffenderfer E S, Ota K, Boisseau P, Kim M M, Cai Y, Avery S M, Carlson D J, Wiersma R D, Lin A, Koumenis C, Cengal K, Metz J M, Dong L and Teo B K: 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. Apr 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1002/mp.14882.

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 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2020.12.013.

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