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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 and Quality Assurance of Pencil Beam 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

John C. Kralik, Liwen Xi, Timothy D. Solberg, Charles B. Simone II and Liyong Lin: Comparing proton treatment plans of pediatric brain tumors in two pencil beam scanning nozzles with different spot sizes. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 16(6): 41-50, Nov 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 4D CT for pencil beam scanning proton therapy of thoracic tumors. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics 16(6): 281-292, Nov 2015.

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.

Rulon Mayer, 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 16(3): 270-276, 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.

Sanzari JK, Wan XS, Muehlmatt A, Lin L, Kennedy AR: Comparison of changes over time in leukocyte counts in Yucatan mini pigs irradiated with simulated solar particle event-like radiation. Life Sci Space Res 4: 11-16, Jan 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.

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Last updated: 11/22/2015
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