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Rui Zhang

Assistant Professor
Physics & Astronomy
Louisiana State University
United States of America

Rui Zhang

Biography

"Dr. Rui Zhang is currently working as a Assistant Professor in the Department of Department of Physics & Astronomy , Louisiana State University , USA. His research interests includes proton therapy, radiogenic side effects, comparative effectiveness study, Monte Carlo simulation, out-of-field dose modeling, brachytherapy and clinical medical physics research. He is serving as an editorial member and reviewer of several international reputed journals. Dr. Rui Zhang is the member of many international affiliations. He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities. He has authored of many research articles/books related to proton therapy, radiogenic side effects, comparative effectiveness study, Monte Carlo simulation, out-of-field dose modeling, brachytherapy and clinical medical physics research. "

Research Interest

Dr. Zhang is board certified in Therapeutic Physics by the American Board of Radiology. His current research interests include: proton therapy, radiogenic side effects, comparative effectiveness study, Monte Carlo simulation, out-of-field dose modeling, brachytherapy and clinical medical physics research. He currently has multiple research assistant and postdoc positions available.

Publications

  • Laura Rechner, John Eley, Rebecca Howell, Rui Zhang, Dragan Mirkovic, and Wayne Newhauser, "Minimization of the incidence of radiogenic second cancers with risk-optimized proton therapy", Physics in Medicine and Biology, 60: 3999, 2015

  • Wayne Newhauser, Rui Zhang, Timothy Jones, Annelise Giebeler, Phillip Taddei, Robert Stewart, Andrew Lee and Oleg Vassiliev, "Reducing the Cost of Proton Radiation Therapy: The feasibility of a streamlined treatment technique for prostate cancer", Cancers, 7: 688, 2015.

  • Derek Freund, Rui Zhang, Wayne Newhauser and Mary Sanders, "Predictive risk of radiation induced cerebral necrosis in pediatric brain cancer patients after VMAT versus proton therapy", Cancers, 7: 617, 2015.

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