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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, System and Patient QA of Commissioning and Quality Assurance of Pencil beam scanning, Uniform scanning and Double-scattering Proton Therapy Systems
Serve as Proton Physicist in Thoracic Clinical Division

Description of Research Expertise

Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy, Develope New Proton Treatment for Thoracic Tumors, Monte Carlo Dose Calculation

Selected Publications

Liyong Lin, Minglei Kang, Timothy D Solberg, Thierry Mertens, Christian Baumer, Christopher G Ainsley, James E McDonough: Use of a novel two-dimensional ionization chamber array for pencil beam scanning proton therapy beam quality assurance Running title: MatriXXPT® for PBS QA. JACMP May 2015.

Rulon Mayer, Liyong Lin, Marcus Fager, Dan Douglas, James McDonough, and Alejandro Carabe: Proposed LET Areal Detector for Protons using Radiochromic Film Review of Scientific Instruments In Press 2015.

Jenine Sanzari, Gabriel Krigsfeld, Lee Shuman, Antonia Diener, Liyong Lin, Wilfried Mai, Ann Kennedy: Effects of granulocyte colony stimulating factor, Neulasta, in mini pigs exposed to total body proton irradiation. Life Sciences in Space Research In Press 2015.

Lin L, Kang M, Solberg T, Ainsley C and McDonough J: Experimentally validated pencil beam scanning source model in TOPAS. Physics in Medicine and Biolgy 59(22): 6859-6873, Nov 2014.

Krista Wink, Erik Roelofs, Timothy Solberg, Liyong Lin, Charles B. Simone II, Annika Jakobi, Christian Richter, Philippe Lambin, Esther G.C. Troost : Proton therapy for lung tumors: where do we stand? Frontiers in Radiation Oncology (4), 292, Oct 2014.

G.S. Krigsfeld, J.B. Shah, J.K. Sanzari1, L. Lin, and A.R. Kennedy: Evidence of Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in a Porcine Model Following Radiation Exposure. Life Sciences in Space Research Oct 2014.

Stefan Both,Jiajian Shen,Maura Kirk,Liyong Lin,Shikui Tang, Michelle Alonso- Basanta, Robert Lustig, Haibo Lin,Curtiland Deville,Christine Hill-Kayser, Zelig Tochner and James McDonough: Development and Clinical Implementation of a Universal Bolus to Maintain Spot Size during Delivery of Base of Skull Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology,Physics Sept 2014.

Slopsema R, Lin L, Flampori S, Yeung D, Li Z, McDonough J and Palta J: Development of a golden beam data set for the commissioning of a proton double-scattering system in a pencil-beam dose calculation algorithm. Medical Physics Sept 2014.

Liyong Lin, Jijian Shen, Christopher G Ainsley, Timothy D Solberg, James E McDonough: Implementation of an improved dose-per-MU model for double scattered proton beams to address inter-beamline modulation width variability. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics May 2014.

Lin L, Solberg T, Carabe-Fernandez A, McDonough J, Diffenderfer E, Sanzarine J, Kennedy A, Cengel K: Pencil beam scanning dosimetry for large animal irradiation. Journal of Radiation Research May 2014.

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