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Ryan Flynn, PhD and his team of researchers received funding to further develop Rotating Shield Brachytherapy for clinical and commercial use. The STTR (Small Business technology Transfer) grant awarded will fund the development of a rechargeable, therefore reusable Ytterbium-169 source for the...
In order to precisely locate tumors and the surrounding healthy tissue, various types of imaging tools are needed, depending on the type and the location of the tumor. While CT scans show bones very clearly, MRI scans are needed to provides crisp, high-resolution images of the brain and other soft...
Byrne lab shows Carbon Monoxide safe and effective treatment for inflammatory diseases delivering gas entrapped in foam using “whipping siphon” type tool
Super Herky provided a permanent display case in the Department of Radiation Oncology
Rad Onc win Patient Team Award
An article describing the role of the superoxide dismutase mimetic Avasopasem manganese has garnered the attention of the National Cancer Institute . The research article (Avasopasem manganese synergizes with hypofractionated radiation to ablate tumors through the generation of hydrogen peroxide)...
Weiren Liu has made service to others a cornerstone of his life. He volunteered for the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for over ten years, before being accepted by the Carver College of Medicine to pursue a degree in medicine. His artistic creations as a volunteer included a coloring book...
Article wins Medical Physics Editor's choice award
UI co-authored article wins Medical Physics Editor's Choice. Art makes Cover of July 2020 issue