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About the Presenter:
Zhanrong Gao, PhD, Medical Physicist
Department of Radiation Oncology Carol G. Simon Cancer Center Morristown Memorial Hospital 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown, New Jersey, 07962
Degrees/Education: Ph.D. (Medical Physics), Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (2006)
M.Sc. (Medical Physics), Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (2001)
Clinical Interests: Intensity-modulated radiation therap(IMRT);
Image-guided radiation therapy(IGRT);
Patient dependant reatment trategy; Adaptive Radiation Therapy(ART) for prostate Cancer
Quality assurance (QA) in radiotherapy;
Image analysis and information extraction for imaged radiotherapy
Research interests: Quality assurance methods and standards in radiotherapy, especially the IMRT/IGART;
Treatment planning evaluation standards;
1. Wong JR, Gao Z., Merrick S. , Wilson P., Uematsu M., And Cheng CW, Potential For Higher Treatment Failure In Obese Patients:Correlation Of Elevated Body Mass Index And Increased Daily Prostate Deviations From The Radiation Beam Isocenters In An Analysis Of 1,465 Computed Tomographic Images, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 (In Press)
2. Wong JR, Gao Z, Uematsu M, Merrick S, Machernis NP, Chen T, Cheng CW.Interfractional Prostate Shifts: Review of 1870 Computed Tomography (CT) Scans Obtained During Image-Guided Radiotherapy Using CT-on-Rails for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Sep 9.
3. Gao Z, Wilkins D, Eapen L, Morash C, Wassef Y, Gerig L.A study of prostate delineation referenced against a gold standard created from the visible human data.Radiother Oncol. 2007 Nov;85(2):239-46.
4. Gao Z, Szanto J, Gerig L.Using multileaf collimator interleaf leakage to extract absolute spatial information from electronic portal imaging device images.J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2007 Dec 15;8(1):1-9.
Z. Gao1, J. Wong1, S. Merrick1, M. Li1, M. Uematsu2, I. Atlas1, R. Stephnie1, C. Cheng1, 1Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ, 2UAS Oncology Center, Kagoshima, Japan
Z. Gao, None; J. Wong, None; S. Merrick, None; M. Li, None; M. Uematsu, None; I. Atlas, None; R. Stephnie, None; C. Cheng, None.