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Laurence E. Court, Ph.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Physics - Patient Care, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1995 University College London, London, United Kingdom, Ph.D., Medical Physics
1992 University College London, London, United Kingdom, B.Sc., First-Class, Physics with Medical Physics

Postgraduate Training

1/2002-12/2003 Research Fellowship, Medical Physics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, Lei Dong

Board Certifications

6/2008 American Board of Radiology

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 8/2007-6/2010
Instructor, Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2/2004-8/2007
Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1/2002-2/2004

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Director, Clinical Physics, Brigham & Women's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, 1/2008-6/2010
Staff Physicist, Brigham & Women's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, 2/2004-12/2007

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Quality Improvement Committee, Brigham & Women's/Dana Farber Cancer Center, 2008-2010
Co-Director, Harvard Medical Physics Residency Setup and Operations Committee, 2008-2010

Honors and Awards

2009 Varian Editor in Chief Award, Best General Medical Physics Article in 2008, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics

Professional Memberships

ACR
Member, 2009-present
Standards and Guidelines Committee, 2009-present
SCS Subcommittee Technical Standard for Performance of Rad. Onc. Phy. for External Beam Therapy, 2009
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
SWAAPM Mock Board Exam Examiner, 2011-present
Awards Selection Subcommittee, 2010-present
Imaging for Treatment Verification Work Group, 2009-present
Molecular Imaging in Radiation Oncology Work Group, 2007-present
Oceanic Affairs Committee, 2007-2009
Member, 2000-present
ASTRO
Member, 2008-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Park PC, Cheung JP, Zhu XR, Lee AK, Sahoo N, Tucker SL, Liu W, Li H, Mohan R, Court LE, Dong L. Statistical Assessment of Proton Treatment Plans Under Setup and Range Uncertainties. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. e-Pub 5/17/2013. PMID: 23688812.
2. Cheung JP, Park PC, Court LE, Ronald Zhu X, Kudchadker RJ, Frank SJ, Dong L. A novel dose-based positioning method for CT image-guided proton therapy. Med Phys 40(5):051714, 5/2013. PMCID: PMC3651206.
3. Zhang Y, Yang J, Zhang L, Court LE, Balter PA, Dong L. Modeling respiratory motion for reducing motion artifacts in 4D CT images. Med Phys 40(4):041716, 4/2013. PMID: 23556886.
4. Court LE, Tucker SL, Gomez D, Liao Z, Zhang J, Kry S, Dong L, Martel MK. A technique to use CT images for in vivo detection and quantification of the spatial distribution of radiation-induced esophagitis. J Appl Clin Med Phys 14(3):4195, 2013. e-Pub 5/6/2013. PMID: 23652249.
5. Aristophanous M, Rottmann J, Court LE, Berbeco RI. EPID-guided 3D dose verification of lung SBRT. Med Phys 38(1):495-503, 1/2011. PMID: 21361218.
6. Court L, Wagar M, Bogdanov M, Ionascu D, Schofield D, Allen A, Berbeco R, Lingos T. Use of reduced dose rate when treating moving tumors using dynamic IMRT. J Appl Clin Med Phys 12(1):3276, 2011. e-Pub 9/2010. PMID: 21330973.
7. Nikolic B, Khosa F, Lin PJ, Khan AN, Sarwar S, Yam CS, Court LE, Raptopoulos V, Clouse ME. Absorbed radiation dose in radiosensitive organs during coronary CT angiography using 320-MDCT: effect of maximum tube voltage and heart rate variations. AJR Am J Roentgenol 195(6):1347-54, 12/2010. PMID: 21098194.
8. Court LE, Seco J, Lu XQ, Ebe K, Mayo C, Ionascu D, Winey B, Giakoumakis N, Aristophanous M, Berbeco R, Rottman J, Bogdanov M, Schofield D, Lingos T. Use of a realistic breathing lung phantom to evaluate dose delivery errors. Med Phys 37(11):5850-7, 11/2010. PMID: 21158297.
9. Rottmann J, Aristophanous M, Chen A, Court L, Berbeco R. A multi-region algorithm for marklerless beam's-eye view lung tumor tracking. Phys. Med. Biol. 55:5585-5598, 8/2010.
10. Court L, Wagar M, Berbeco R, Reisner A, Winey B, Schofield D, Ionascu D, Allen AM, Popple R, Lingos T. Evaluation of the interplay effect when using RapidArc to treat targets moving in the craniocaudal or right-left direction. Med Phys 37(1):4-11, 1/2010. PMID: 20175460.
11. Court L, Urribarri J, Makrigiorgos M. Carbon fiber couches and skin sparing. J Appl Clin Med Phys 11(2):3241, 2010. e-Pub 4/16/2010. PMID: 20592705.
12. Chin DW, Treister N, Friedland B, Cormack RA, Tishler RB, Makrigiorgos GM, Court LE. Effect of dental restorations and prostheses on radiotherapy dose distribution: a Monte Carlo study. J Appl Clin Med Phys 10(1):2853, 2009. e-Pub 2/2009. PMID: 19223833.
13. Court LE, Ching D, Schofield D, Czerminska M, Allen AM. Evaluation of the dose calculation accuracy in intensity-modulated radiation therapy for mesothelioma, focusing on low doses to the contralateral lung. J Appl Clin Med Phys 10(2):2850, 2009. e-Pub 4/28/2009. PMID: 19458589.
14. Pawlicki T, Yoo S, Court LE, McMillan SK, Rice RK, Russell JD, Pacyniak JM, Woo MK, Basran PS, Shoales J, Boyer AL. Moving from IMRT QA measurements toward independent computer calculations using control charts. Radiother Oncol 89(3):330-7, 12/2008. e-Pub 8/11/2008. PMID: 18701175.
15. Allen AM, Wolfsberger L, Tishler RB, Court LE. Options for combining altered fractionation with IMRT. Technol Cancer Res Treat 7(6):457-61, 12/2008. PMID: 19044325.
16. Caglar HB, Tishler RB, Othus M, Burke E, Li Y, Goguen L, Wirth LJ, Haddad RI, Norris CM, Court LE, Aninno DJ, Posner MR, Allen AM. Dose to larynx predicts for swallowing complications after intensity-modulated radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72(4):1110-8, 11/15/2008. e-Pub 5/28/2008. PMID: 18468812.
17. Pawlicki T, Yoo S, Court LE, McMillan SK, Rice RK, Russell JD, Pacyniak JM, Woo MK, Basran PS, Boyer AL, Bonilla C. Process control analysis of IMRT QA: implications for clinical trials. Phys Med Biol 53(18):5193-205, 9/21/2008. e-Pub 8/26/2008. PMID: 18728311.
18. Court LE, Wagar M, Ionascu D, Berbeco R, Chin L. Management of the interplay effect when using dynamic MLC sequences to treat moving targets. Med Phys 35(5):1926-31, 5/2008. PMID: 18561668.
19. Court LE, Wolfsberger L, Allen AM, James S, Tishler RB. Clinical experience of the importance of daily portal imaging for head and neck IMRT treatments. J Appl Clin Med Phys 9(3):2756, 2008. PMID: 18716586.
20. Court LE, Tishler R, Xiang H, Allen AM, Makrigiorgos M, Chin L. Experimental evaluation of the accuracy of skin dose calculation for a commercial treatment planning system. J Appl Clin Med Phys 9(1):2792, 2008. PMID: 18449168.
21. Allen AM, Schofield D, Hacker F, Court LE, Czerminska M. Restricted field IMRT dramatically enhances IMRT planning for mesothelioma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69(5):1587-92, 12/1/2007. e-Pub 9/24/2007. PMID: 17892915.
22. Court LE, Tishler RB. Experimental evaluation of the impact of different head-and-neck intensity-modulated radiation therapy planning techniques on doses to the skin and shallow targets. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 69(2):607-13, 10/1/2007. PMID: 17869674.
23. Court LE, Allen A, Tishler R. Evaluation of the precision of portal-image-guided head-and-neck localization: an intra- and interobserver study. Med Phys 34(7):2704-7, 7/2007. PMID: 17821978.
24. Xiang HF, Song JS, Chin DW, Cormack RA, Tishler RB, Makrigiorgos GM, Court LE, Chin LM. Build-up and surface dose measurements on phantoms using micro-MOSFET in 6 and 10 MV x-ray beams and comparisons with Monte Carlo calculations. Med Phys 34(4):1266-73, 4/2007. PMID: 17500458.
25. Zygmanski P, Rosca F, Kadam D, Lovenz F, Nalichowski A, Court L, Chin L,. Determination of depth and field-size dependence of MLC transmission in IMRT beams. J Appl Clin Med Phys 8(4), 2007.
26. Song JS, Court LE, Cormack RA. Monte Carlo calculation of rectal dose when using an intrarectal balloon during prostate radiation therapy. Med Dosim 32(3):151-6, 2007. PMID: 17707193.
27. Court LE, D'Amico AV, Kadam D, Cormack R. Motion and shape change when using an endorectal balloon during prostate radiation therapy. Radiother Oncol 81(2):184-9, 11/2006. e-Pub 10/27/2006. PMID: 17069915.
28. Court LE, Jahnke L, Chin D, Song J, Cormack R, Zygmanski P, Tishler RB, Chin L. Dynamic IMRT treatments of sinus region tumors: comparison of Monte Carlo calculations with treatment planning system calculations and ion chamber measurements. Technol Cancer Res Treat 5(5):489-95, 10/2006. PMID: 16981791.
29. Court LE, Tishler RB, Petit J, Cormack R, Chin L. Automatic online adaptive radiation therapy techniques for targets with significant shape change: a feasibility study. Phys Med Biol 51(10):2493-501, 5/21/2006. e-Pub 4/26/2006. PMID: 16675865.
30. Allen AM, Czerminska M, Jänne PA, Sugarbaker DJ, Bueno R, Harris JR, Court L, Baldini EH. Fatal pneumonitis associated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy for mesothelioma. Int. J. Rad. Onc. Biol. Phy. 65:640-645, 2006.
31. Gifford KA, Horton JL, Pelloski CE, Jhingran A, Court LE, Mourtada F, Eifel PJ. A three-dimensional computed tomography-assisted Monte Carlo evaluation of ovoid shielding on the dose to the bladder and rectum in intracavitary radiotherapy for cervical cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 63(2):615-21, 10/1/2005. PMID: 16168853.
32. Court LE, Dong L, Lee AK, Cheung R, Bonnen MD, O'Daniel J, Wang H, Mohan R, Kuban D. An automatic CT-guided adaptive radiation therapy technique by online modification of multileaf collimator leaf positions for prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62(1):154-63, 5/1/2005. PMID: 15850916.
33. Barker JL, Garden AS, Ang KK, O'Daniel JC, Wang H, Court LE, Morrison WH, Rosenthal DI, Chao KS, Tucker SL, Mohan R, Dong L. Quantification of volumetric and geometric changes occurring during fractionated radiotherapy for head-and-neck cancer using an integrated CT/linear accelerator system. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59(4):960-70, 7/15/2004. PMID: 15234029.
34. Court LE, Dong L, Taylor N, Ballo M, Kitamura K, Lee AK, O'Daniel J, White RA, Cheung R, Kuban D. Evaluation of a contour-alignment technique for CT-guided prostate radiotherapy: an intra- and interobserver study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 59(2):412-8, 6/1/2004. PMID: 15145157.
35. Court L, Yamazaki T. A comparison of anti-scatter grids for digital radiography. Brit. J. Radiol. 77:1-3, 2004.

Abstracts

1. Carroll M, Cheung J, Zhang L, Court L. Inter- and Intra-fraction variations in esophageal dose for lung cancer patients and the impact of set-up technique and treatment modality. Med Phys 39:3834, 2012.
2. Scarboro S, Cody D, Followill D, Alvarez P, McNitt-Gray M, Zhang D, Court L, Kry S. Investigation of a commercial OSLD system for Ct dosimetry. Med Phys 39:3924, 2012.
3. Aristophanous M, Balter P, Martel M, Murray N, Court L. LINAC commissioning measurements utilizing the cylindrical arc check phantom. Med Phys 39:3745, 2012.
4. Krafft S, Tucker S, Liao Z, Court L, Gomez D, Martel M. Mean regional dose to the esophagus predicts acute toxicity rate for lung cancer patients. Med Phys 39:3856, 2012.
5. Yang J, Garden A, Zhang Y, Zhang L, Court L, Dong L. Multi-Atlas fusion using a tissue appearance model. Med Phys 39:3961, 2012.
6. Yock A, Zhang L, Court L, Garden A, Dong L. Optimal PTV margin expansions along six anatomic directions in oropharyngeal IGRT. Med Phys 39:3984, 2012.
7. Zhang Y, Yang J, Zhang L, Court L, Balter P, Dong L. Prediction of respiratory motion from single daily 3D image using prior model of motion and anatomic variations. Med Phys 39:4018, 2012.
8. Park P, Cheung J, Chen Y, Zhu X, Sahoo N, Court L, Mohan R, Dong L. Statistical assessment of plan robustness under uncertainties: IMRT vs proton therapy. Med Phys 39:3985, 2012.
9. Niedzielski J, Bluett J, Williamson R, Liao Z, Gomez D, Court L. To analyze the clinical impact of esophageal sparing on treatment plans for patients with grade 3 esophagitis. Med Phys 39:3838, 2012.
10. Zhang L, Court L, Balter P, Dong L. Validation of 3d structure projection onto 2D DRR in commercial treatment planning systems. Med Phys 39:3664, 2012.
11. Court L, Seco J, Lu X, Ebe K, Mayo C, Ionascu D, Winey B, Giakoumakis N, Aristophanous M, Berbeco R, Rottmann J, Bogdanov M, Schofield D, Lingos T. A lifelike breathing phantom and model tumor for IGRT and 4D dose calculation applications. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2010.
12. Rottmann J, Aristophanous M, Chen A, Court L, Berbeco R. A multiregion algorithm for robust lung tumor tracking with portal image sequences. 2010 AAPM Annual Meeting, 2010.
13. Aristophanous M, Rottmann J, Court L, Berbeco R. A Superfluence Approach for EPID-Guided 3D dose Verification. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2010.
14. Giakoumakis N, Winey B, Killoran J, Lingos T, Court L. The Use of 4D Dose Calculations to Evaluate Whether the ITV Can Be Created Using a Reduced Set of 4DCT Phases. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2010.
15. Court L, Seco J, Lu X, Ebe K, Mayo C, Ionascu D, Winey B, Giakoumakis N, Aristophanous M, Berbeco R, Rottmann J, Bogdanov M, Schofield D, Lingos T. Treatment of moving tumors: an intermodality comparison under realistic clinical conditions. 2010 AAPM Annual Meeting, 2010.
16. Winey B, Wagar M, Popple R, Sher D, Court L. Optimization of internal target margins for dynamic IMRT and RapidArc. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2009.
17. Winey B, Berbecoc R, Aristophanous M, Rottmann J, Court L. Simultaneous RapidArc treatment and 4D-CBCT verification. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2009.
18. Court L, Wagar M, Berbeco R, Reisner A, Winey B, Schofield D, Allan R, Popple R, Lingos T. The interplan effect when treating moving targets with RapidArc. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2009.
19. Court L, Wagner M, Ionascu D, Lingos T, Berbeco R. Controlling the impact of intensity modulation when treating moving targets with dynamic IMRT. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2008.
20. Court L, Wagar M, Ionascu D, Berbeco R, Lingos T. Development and Experimental Evaluation of Guidelines for Planning and Treating Moving Tumors using Dynamic IMRT. ASTRO Annual Meeting, 2008.
21. Xiang H, Cormack R, Tishler R, Makrigiorgos M, Chin L, Court L. Deformable image registration for head and neck radiation therapy. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2007.
22. Court L, Wagar M, Ionusco D, Berbeco R, Chin L. Management of dynamic MLCs when treating moving targets. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2007.
23. Allen A, Wolfsberger L, Tishler R, Court L. Conformal vs. IMRT Concomitant Boosts for IMRT Based Head and Neck Treatment. Fourth International Chicago Symposium on Head and Neck Malignancies, 10/2006.
24. Court L, Tishler R. An experimental evaluation of the impact of setup uncertainty on dose near the surface for IMRT plans where the skin is considered a sensitive structure and is excluded from the PTV. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2006.
25. Court LE, Norris L, Friesen S, Ebe K, Dong L, Cormack R, Chin L. Can three markers implanted in the prostate be used to monitor shape change of the entire prostate and inferior seminal vesicles?. Annual Meeting of Japan Radiological Society, 2006.
26. Wolfsberger, L, Allen A, Tishler R, Court L. Conformal vs. IMRT Concomitant Boosts for IMRT Based Head and Neck Treatment. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2006.
27. Schofield D, Tishler R, Court L. Differential Smoothing IMRT Planning for Head and Neck Cancer Patients with Mediastinal Involvement. AAPM annual Meeting, 2006.
28. Chin D, Jahnke L, Cormack R, Tishler RB, Court LE. Dynamic IMRT treatments of sinus region tumors: Comparison of Monte Carlo calculations with treatment planning system calculations and ion chamber measurements. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2006.
29. Germinska M, Zygmanski P, Court LE. Evaluation of commercial QA software for independent IMRT dose calculations. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2006.
30. Schofield D, Court L, Allen A, Czerminska M. Experimental Evaluation of the Accuracy of Contralateral Lung Dose Calculations for IMRT Plans. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2006.
31. Court LE, Xiang H, Tishler R, Allen A, Makrigiorgos M, Chin L. Experimental evaluation of the accuracy of skin dose calculations. Annual Meeting of Japan Radiological Society, 2006.
32. L Wolfsberger, Tishler RB, Allen A, James S, Killoran J, Court LE. Importance of daily portal imaging for head and neck IMRT treatments. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2006.
33. Friesen S, Court L, Stewart A, D'Amico A, Cormack R. Intrafraction shape change of the prostate. ASTRO Annual Meeting, 2006.
34. Cormack R, Court L, D'Amico A. Optimized Field Shaping Strategy for Image Guided Radiation Therapy Treatments. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2006.
35. Court LE, Tishler R. Planning strategies to reduce unnecessary skindose in head and neck IMRT. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2006.
36. Chin D, Treimister Nm Friedland B, Tishler R, Cormack R, Court L. The effect of dental restorations and fixed prosthodontics on radiation therapy dose distribution: A Monte Carlo study. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2006.
37. Xiang H, Court L, Chin L. A BEV fluence deformation technique for image-guided adaptive head and neck IMRT. Annual Meeting of Japan Radiological Society, 2005.
38. Court L, Xiang H, Chin L. A CT-guided adaptive radiation therapy technique for head and neck cancer treatments. Annual Meeting of Japan Radiological Society, 2005.
39. Xiang H, Court LE, Tishler R, Shirato H, Chin L. A fluence deformation based technique for portal image-guided adaptive head-and-neck IMRT. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2005.
40. Court LE, Cormack RA, Petit J, Tishler R, Xiang HF, Chin F. A slice-by-slice CT-guided adaptive radition therapy technique for twisting targets. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2005.
41. Court LE, D'Amico AV, Kadam D, Cormack RA,. Interfraction shape change when using an endorectal balloon for radiation therapy for the prostate. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2005.
42. Xiang H, Court LE, Song JS, Lyatskaya Y, Tishler R, Makrigiorgos MG, Chin L. Measurements of surface dose for 6 MV and 10 MV X-ray beams using micro-MOSFET and comparisons to Monte Carlo skin dose calculations. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2005.
43. Song J, Court LE, Cormack R. Monte Carlo calculation of rectal dose when using an endorectal balloon during prostate radiation therapy. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2005.
44. Court L, Dong L, Ebe K, Shirato H, Xiang H, Chin L. Online adaptive radiation therapy. Annual Meeting of the Japan Radiological Society, 2005.
45. Court L, Xiang H, Dong L, Cormack R. Online adaptive radiation therapy. Biomedical Research Opportunities Workshop III, Bethesda, 2005.
46. Zhang LJ, Dong L, Court LE, Wang HC, Gillin MT, Mohan R. Validation of CT-Assisted Targeting (CAT) software for soft tissue and bony target localization. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2005.
47. Cavanaugh D, Court L, Ragan D, Cody D. A Comparison Between Two Cone-Beam Computed Tomography Systems. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2004.
48. Court L, Dong L, Lee A, Cheung R, Bonnen M, O'Daniel J, Wang H, Mohan R, Kuban D. An On-Line Technique for CT-Guided Adaptive Radiation Therapy of Soft Tissue Targets. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2004.
49. Shiu A, Chang E, Court L, Wang C, Lii M. Evaluation of Positioning Accuracy and Planned Versus Delivered Dose Distributions for CT Image-guided Stereotactic Spinal Radiotherapy. AAPM Annual Meeting, 2004.
50. Dong L, Court L, Wang H, O'Daniel J, Mohan R. Image-guided radiotherapy with in-room CT-on-rails. In The XIVth International Conference on the Use of Computers in Radiation Therapy (ICCR). Seoul, Lorea:18-19, 2004.

Book Chapters

1. Court L, Mohan R. Chapter 1: Basic Principles. In: Cancer Nanotechnology: Principles and Applications in Radiation Oncology. Ed(s) Cho SH, Krishnan S. Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.
2. Mawlawi OR, Court LE. Four-Dimensional PET-CT in Radiation Oncology. In: Respiratory and Cardiac Gating in PET Imaging. 8. Ed(s) Zaidi H, Teo BK, Brigido A. Elsevier: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 81-94, 2013.
3. Dong L, Zhang L, Court L. In: AAPM Summer School. AAPM: College Park, MD, 2006.
4. Court LE, Chin L. In: Advances in Medical Physics. Medical Physics Publishing: Madison, WI, 2006.
 

Other

1. Proceedings. Court L, Ho I, Speller RD, Martinez-Davalos A, Miller DJ, Hopkinson GR, Cutter MA and Allen BP.  Design and optimization of a digital radiographic system with emphasis on TDI CCD scanning mammography.  Proc. SPIE 2163 274-283, 1994.
2. Proceeding. Yamazaki T, Court L, Kameshima R.  Sensor gain and noise requirements for fluoroscopic applications.  Proc. SPIE 4320 489-500, 2001. .
3. Proceeding. Watanabe M, Mochizuki C, Kameshima T, Yamazaki T, Court L, Hayashida S, Morishita M, Ohta S. Development and evaluation of a portable amorphous silicon flat panel x-ray detector. Proc. SPIE 4320, 103-114, 2001.
4. Proceeding. Wang H, Dong L, Court L, Cheung R. Accelerated deformable registration using demons, IEEE Int., Symp. Biomedical Imaging from Mano to Macro, 2004.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Using real-time metabolic imaging to develop solid tumor adaptive irradiation
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Stephen Lai
Duration: 4/1/2014 - 3/31/2019
 
Title: Objective validation of deformable image registration for radiotherapy
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Principal Investigator-MDACC
Duration: 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2015
 
Title: Development of a tool to extract quantitative image features and predict outcome
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Principal Investigator-MDACC
Duration: 7/1/2013 - 6/30/2015
 
Title: (PQC2) Tumor Physics and Personalized Medicine
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Duration: 7/1/2013 - 6/30/2015
 
Title: Diffusion-weighted MR imaging to predict response to radiotherapy for lung cancer
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Zhongxing Liao
Duration: 7/1/2013 - 6/30/2015
 
Title: Development of tools to fuse endoscopic images with computed tomography
Funding Source: NIH/NCI
Role: Principal Investigator-MDACC
Duration: 4/1/2013 - 3/31/2015
 
Title: Use of the TrueBeam to take CT images of patients in a seated position for treatment planning purposes
Funding Source: Varian Medical Systems
Role: Principal Investigator-MDACC
Duration: 2/1/2013 - 1/31/2014
 
Title: AAPM-IPEM Medical Physics Travel Grant
Funding Source: American Association of Physicists in Medicine
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 7/1/2012 - 6/30/2013
 
Title: Advanced volumetric imaging and adaptive radiotherapy for detecting and correcting for inter-fractional changes
Funding Source: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
Role: Co-Investigator
Principal Investigator: Balter
Duration: 7/1/2011 - 6/30/2016
 
Title: Quality Assurance Core
Funding Source: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 5/1/2011 - 4/30/2016
 
Title: Clinical advantages of treating patients in an upright seated position
Funding Source: Varian Medical Systems
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 3/31/2011 - 3/30/2013

Last updated: 8/19/2013