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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

Contact information
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, Sheng Huang, Minglei Kang, Timothy D Solberg, James E McDonough, Christopher G Ainsley: Technical Note: Validation of halo modeling for proton pencil beam spot scanning using a quality assurance test pattern. Medical Physics 42(9): 5138-5143, Sept 2015.

Mayer, Rulon, Peter Liacouras, Andrew Thomas, Minglei Kang, Liyong Lin, and Charles B. Simone II: 3D printer generated thorax phantom with mobile tumor for radiation dosimetry. Review of Scientific Instruments 86(7): 074301, July 2015.

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. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 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 86(4): 044301, April 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 5: 13-20, April 2015.

Minghong Li, Veronica Holmes, Houping Ni, Jenine K. Sanzari, Ana L. Romero-Weaver, Liyong Lin, Alejandro Carabe-Fernandez, Eric S. Diffenderfer2, Ann R. Kennedy, Drew Weissman*: Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic or G-CSF as Potential Countermeasures for Impaired Control of Bacterial Infection Associated with an SPE Exposure during Spaceflight. PLoS One. 10(3), March 2015.

John C. Kralik, Liwen Xi, Timothy D. Solberg, Charles B. Simone II and Liyong Lin: Comparing proton pencil beam nozzles used for treating pediatric brain tumors. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics In Press 2015.

Liyong Lin, Minglei Kang, Sheng Huang, Rulon Mayer, Andrew Thomas, Timothy D Solberg, James E McDonough, and Charles B Simone II: Beam specific planning target volumes incorporating 4DCT for pencil beam scanning proton therapy of thoracic tumors. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 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.

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Last updated: 09/11/2015
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