Dongxu Wang, PhD

Portrait
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology

Contact Information

Office
01623 Pomerantz Family Pavillion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-384-9340

Education

BSc, Physics, Nanjing University
MS, Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD, Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Licensure and Certifications

Therapeutic Medical Physics - American Board of Radiology
Authorized Medical Physicist in Radiation Therapy, Iowa

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

Publications

Wilkinson, C. J., Ruane, L., Miller, W., Gunsch, A., Zieser, A., Tillman, I. J., Thune, Z., Wang, D. & Akgun, U. (2018). CARNA - A Compact Glass Proton Imager. 2017 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC). DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2017.8533076.

Andrew, M., Kim, Y., Ginader, T., Smith, B. J., Sun, W. & Wang, D. (2018). Reduction of applicator displacement in MR/CT-guided cervical cancer high-dose rate brachytherapy by the use of patient hover transport system. Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy, 10(1), 85-90. PMID: 29619060.

Snyder, J., Hyer, D. E., Flynn, R. T., Boczkowski, A. & Wang, D. (In Press). The Commissioning and Validation of MONACO Treatment Planning System on an Elekta VersaHD Linear Accelerator. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.

Jacobson, G., Chi, A., Wang, D., Devlin, P., Buzorovic, I., Damato, A., O'Farrell, D. & Stewart, A. (2017). Chapter 11. Radiation Oncology: Concepts and Techniques. In S. Morita , C. Balch , V. S. Klimberg , T. Pawlik , M. Posner , K. Tanaba (Eds.) Textbook of General Surgical Oncology. New York: McGraw-Hill Education.

Andrew, M., Kim, Y., Ginader, T., Smith, B., Sun, W. & Wang, D. (2017). Reduction of applicator displacement in MR/CT-guided cervical cancer high-dose rate brachytherapy by the use of patient hover transport system. (Vols. 99). (2), pp. E735. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. DOI: j.ijrobp.2017.06.2368.

Wilkinson, C. J., Goranson, K., Turney, A., Xie, Q., Tillman, I. J., Thune, Z. L., Dong, A., Prichett, P., McInally, W., Potter, A., Wang, D. & Akgun, U. (2017). High density scintillating glass proton imaging detector. (Vols. 101323V). Proc. SPIE 10132, Medical Imaging 2017: Physics of Medical Imaging. DOI: 10.1117/12.2252777.

Smith, B., Gelover, E., Moignier, A., Wang, D., Flynn, R., Lin, L., Kirk, M., Solberg, T. & Hyer, D. (2016). Technical Note: a treatment plan comparison between dynamic collimation and a fixed aperture during spot-scanning proton therapy for brain treatment. Medical Physics, 43(8), 4693-4699. PMID: 27487886.

Moignier, A., Gelover, E., Smith, B. R., Wang, D., Flynn, R. T., Kirk, M., Lin, L., Solberg, T., Lin, A. & Hyer, D. E. (2016). Toward improved target conformity for two spot scanning proton therapy delivery systems using dynamic collimation. Medical Physics, 43(3), 1421-1427. PMID: 26936726.

Moignier, A., Gelover, E., Wang, D., Smith, B., Flynn, R., Kirk, M., Lin, L., Solberg, T., Lin, A. & Hyer, D. (2016). Theoretical Benefits of Dynamic Collimation in Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy for Brain Tumors: Dosimetric and Radiobiological Metrics. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 95(1), 171-180. PMID: 26614424.

Wang, D., Bhatia, S. K., Felderman, N. K., Dinges, E., Patel, S. C., Buatti, J. & McGuire, S. M. (2015). The Effect of Anatomical Changes on Target Coverage in Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy for Cervical Cancer. (Vols. 93). pp. E262. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, physics. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.07.1207.

Hyer, D., Wang, D., Moignier, A., Gelover, E., Lin, L., Kirk, M., Solberg, T. & Flynn, R. (2015). A Dynamic Collimation System for Spot Scanning Proton Therapy: Design and Potential Benefits for Brain Treatments. (Vols. 93). pp. E575. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, physics. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.07.2016.

Moignier, A., Gelover, E., Wang, D., Flynn, R., Kirk, M., Lin, L., Solberg, T., Lin, A. & Hyer, D. (2015). Benefits of Collimation in Head and Neck Cancers Treated With Spot Scanning Proton Therapy. (Vols. 93). pp. E580. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.07.2029.

Moignier, A., Gelover, E., Wang, D., Flynn, R., Kirk, M., Lin, L., Solberg, T., Lin, A. & Hyer, D. (2015). Therapeutic Benefits of Collimation in Spot Scanning Proton Therapy in the Treatment of Brain Cancer. (Vols. 42). pp. 3617. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.4925666.

Smith, B., Gelover, E., Wang, D., Moignier, A., Flynn, R., Lin, L., Kirk, M., Solberg, T. & Hyer, D. (2015). Collimation Methods in Spot Scanning Proton Therapy: A Treatment Plan Comparison Between a Fixed Aperture and a Dynamic Collimation System. (Vols. 42). pp. 3374. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.4924548.

Hyer, D. E., Wang, D., Hill, P. M., Smith, B. R. & Flynn, R. T. (2015). Improving Spot Scanning Proton Therapy with Collimation. (Vols. 2). (1), pp. 153. International Journal of Particle Therapy. DOI: 10.14338/IJPT.15-PTCOG-NA.1.

Wang, D., Smith, B. R., Gelover, E., Flynn, R. T. & Hyer, D. E. (2015). A method to select aperture margin in collimated spot scanning proton therapy. Phys Med Biol, 60(7), N109-119. PMID: 25776926.

Gelover, E., Wang, D., Hill, P. M., Flynn, R. T., Gao, M., Laub, S., Pankuch, M. & Hyer, D. E. (2015). A method for modeling laterally asymmetric proton beamlets resulting from collimation. Med Phys, 42(3), 1321. PMID: 25735287.

Wang, D. (2015). A critical appraisal of the clinical utility of proton therapy in oncology. Medical Devices: Evidence and Research, 8, 439-446. PMID: 26604838.

Dinges, E., Felderman, N., McGuire, S., Gross, B., Bhatia, S., Mott, S., Buatti, J. & Wang, D. (2015). Bone Marrow Sparing in Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy for Cervical Cancer: Efficacy and Robustness under Range and Setup Uncertainties. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 115(3), 373-378. PMID: 25981130.

Morel, P., Flynn, R., Gelover, E., Blin, G., Vialette, S., Wu, X. & Wang, D. (2015). MSPT: an open-source motion simulator for proton therapy. Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, 1, 037001.

Wang, D., Nixon, E., Oldham, A., Flynn, R. & Buatti, J. (2015). Personalized imaging in radiation oncology: In Regard to Zhang et al. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology & Phys, 93(1), 211. PMID: 26279039.

Morel, P., Wu, X., Blin, G., Vialette, S., Flynn, R. T., Hyer, D. E. & Wang, D. (2015). Spot Weight Adaptation for Moving Target in Spot Scanning Proton Therapy. Frontiers in Oncology, 28(5), 119. PMID: 26075184.

Wang, D., Dirksen, B., Hyer, D. E., Buatti, J. M., Sheybani, A., Dinges, E., Felderman, N., TenNapel, M., Bayouth, J. E. & Flynn, R. T. (2014). Impact of Spot Size on Plan Quality of Spot Scanning Proton Radiosurgery for Peripheral Brain Lesions. Med Phys, 41(12), 121705. PMID: 25471952.

Hyer, D. E., Hill, P. M., Wang, D., Smith, B. J. & Flynn, R. T. (2014). Effects of spot size and spot spacing on lateral penumbra reduction when using a dynamic collimation system for spot scanning proton therapy. Phys Med Biol, 59(22), N187-96. PMID: 25330783.

Hyer, D. E., Hill, P. M., Wang, D., Smith, B. R. & Flynn, R. T. (2014). A dynamic collimation system for penumbra reduction in spot-scanning proton therapy: Proof of concept. Med Phys, 41(9), 091701. PMID: 25186376.

Wang, D., Bhatia, S., Dinges, E., Gross, G., Buatti, J. & McGuire, S. (2014). The Impact of Body Weight Change on the Dose Distribution of Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy for Cervical Cancer. (Vols. 90). pp. S916-S917. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, physics. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.05.2600.

Kim, Y., Cheung, K., Wang, D., Mart, C. J., Sheybani, A., Sun, W. & Bhatia, S. (2014). Overall Rectum and Bladder Doses (D2cc and D0.1cc) When Integrated EBRT and HDR Brachytherapy Doses for Cervical Cancer by Accounting for Organ Deformations. (Vols. 90). pp. S474. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, physics. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.05.1473.

Wang, D., Bhatia, S., Dinges, E., Gross, B., Buatti, J. & McGuire, S. (2014). Impact of Body Weight Change on the Dose Distributions of Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy for Pelvic Cancers. (Vols. 1). (2), pp. 479. International Journal of Particle Therapy. DOI: 10.14338/IJPT.14-PTCOG.1.

Dinges, E., Bhatia, S., Gross, B., McGuire, S. & Wang, D. (2014). Robustness of Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy for Pelvic Cancer Under Anatomical Changes. (Vols. 41). pp. 552-553. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.4889609.

Wang, D., Smith, B., Hill, P., Gelover, E., Flynn, R. & Hyer, D. (2014). Determining the Optimal Collimator Position for Collimated Pencil Beam Scanning Proton Therapy. (Vols. 41). pp. 550-551. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.4889601.

Hill, P., Wang, D., Flynn, R. & Hyer, D. (2014). The Effects of a Dynamic Collimation System On Proton Pencil Beams to Improve Lateral Tissue Sparing in Spot Scanned Proton Therapy. (Vols. 41). pp. 298. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.4888654.

Gelover, E., Wang, D., Hill, P., Flynn, R. & Hyer, D. (2014). Analytical Modeling and Dose Calculation Method for Asymmetric Proton Pencil Beams. (Vols. 41). pp. 550. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.4889600.

Hyer, D., Hill, P., Wang, D., Smith, B. & Flynn, R. (2014). A Dynamic Collimation System for Spot Scanned Proton Therapy: Conceptual Overview. (Vols. 41). pp. 496. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.4889404.

Dinges, E., Wang, D. (2013). Robustness of Bone Marrow Sparing in Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy for Cervical Cancer. (Vols. 40). pp. 387. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.4815207.

Dirksen, B., Wang, D., Hyer, D., Buatti, J., Sheybani, A., TenNapel, M., Bayouth, J. & Flynn, R. (2013). Radiosurgery of Peripheral Brain Lesions by Spot Scanning Proton Therapy. (Vols. 40). pp. 364-365. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.4815117.

Wang, D., Mackie, T. R. & Tome, W. A. (2012). On proton CT reconstruction using MVCT-converted virtual proton projections. Med Phys, 39(6), 2997-3008. PMID: 22755684.

Wang, D., Mackie, T. R. & Tome, W. A. (2011). Conversion of X-Ray Sinogram to Proton Sinogram to Address the Limited-Range Issue in Proton Computed Tomography. (Vols. 38). pp. 3779-3780. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.3613226.

Wang, D., Mackie, T. R. & Tome, W. A. (2011). Bragg peak prediction from quantitative proton computed tomography using different path estimates. Phys Med Biol, 56(3), 587-99. PMID: 21212472.

Wang, D., Mackie, T. R. & Tome, W. A. (2010). On the use of a proton path probability map for proton computed tomography reconstruction. Med Phys, 37(8), 4138-45. PMID: 20879574.

Wang, D., Mackie, T. R. & Tome, W. A. (2010). Proton Computed Tomography Reconstruction Using a Bayesian Inference-based Proton Path Probability Map. (Vols. 11). pp. 297-302. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1120/jacmp.v11i4.3372.

Wang, D., Mackie, T. R. & Tome, W. A. (2010). Characterization of cubic spline and straight line path estimates for quantitative proton stopping power reconstruction and Bragg peak location prediction. (Vols. 37). pp. 3410. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.3469325.

Wang, D., Mackie, T. R. & Tome, W. A. (2009). Proton computed tomography reconstruction using compressed sensing and prior image constrained compressed sensing. (Vols. 36). pp. 2443. Medical Physics. DOI: 10.1118/1.3181159.

Axford, D., Davis, J. J., Wang, N., Wang, D., Zhang, T. T., Zhao, J. W. & Peters, B. (2007). Molecularly resolved protein electromechanical properties. J Phys Chem B, 111(30), 9062-8. PMID: 17628094.

Wang, D., Zhao, J. W., Hu, S., Yin, X., Liang, S., Liu, Y. H. & Deng, S. Y. (2007). Where and how, does a nanowire break?. Nano Letters, 7(5), 1208-1212. PMID: 17388640.

Zhao, J. W., Huang, Z. Q., Yin, X., Wang, D. & Uosaki, K. (2006). Theoretical analysis of the potential distribution and transportation behavior of the ordered alkyl monolayer-silicon junction. Phys Chem Chem Phys, 8(48), 5653-8. PMID: 17149486.