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University of Iowa third site in the US to use MRI-Linac for patient treatment
Garry Buettner was admitted to the "Wall of Scholarship" for publications exceeding 1000 citations.
Ascorbate research boosted through P01 funding mechanism
Our department commissioned a Gamma Knife Icon for treating brain metasteses and other malignancies of the central nervous system. The device is able to perform Cone Beam CT while the patient is in the treatment position as well as perform frameless and frame-based Stereotactic radiosurgery. It...
Carryn Anderson won the The Steven M. Grunberg Memorial Award for the highest ranking abstract submitted to the MASCC.
An article originating from research in Garry Buettner's laboratory in the Free Radical and Radiation Biology (FRRBP) program describes the mechanism of ascorbate (Vitamin C) in selectively killing cancer cells. Published in Redox Biology this adds to the body of literature supporting the efficacy...
Throughout 2015 and into 2017 the Department or Radiation Oncology will continue replacing their existing Siemens Oncor linear accelerators with Elekta Versa HD linear accelerators.
Darrion Mitchell was one of three residents nationally to be awarded the 2013-2014 ASTRO Resident/Fellow in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant award. This very competitive award provides research funds for a years dedicated research into the field of interest submitted to the ASTRO committee.
Two medical physicists in the department of Radiation Oncology; Junyi Xia, PhD and Alf Siochi PhD, put the Microsoft Xbox Kinect gaming system to use in the clinic.