Medical Physics - 2014 Student publications, abstracts, and presentations

Student Supported Research (underlined)

Peer-reviewed publications:  12

  1. Yildiz A, Quetscher C, Dharmadhikari S, Chmielewski W, Glaubitz B, Schmidt-Wilcke T, Edden R, Dydak U, Beste C (2014). Feeling safe in the plane: neural mechanisms underlying superior action control in airplane pilot trainees — a combined EEG/MRS study. Human Brain Mapping (in press)
  2. Long Z, Jiang YM, Li XR, Fadel W, Xu J, Yeh CL, Long LL, Luo HL, Harezlak J, Murdoch JB, Zheng W, Dydak U (2014). Vulnerability of Welders to Manganese Exposure–A Neuroimaging Study, NeuroToxicology, Available online 27 March 2014, ISSN 0161-813X
  3. Long Z, Li XR, Xu J, Edden RA, Qin WP, Long LL, Murdoch JB, Zheng W, Jiang YM, Dydak U (2014). Thalamic GABA Predicts Fine Motor Performance in Manganese-Exposed Smelter Workers. PLoS One. 2014 Feb 4;9(2):e88220. PMCID 3913772.
  4. Cao N, Cao M, Chin-Sinex H, Mendonca M, Ko S-Chu, Stantz KM. Monitoring the effects of Anti-angiogenesis on the Radiation Sensitivity of Pancreatic Cancer Xenografts Using Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 88(2):412-8, 2014.
  5. Srivastava SP, Das IJ, Andrews J, Cheng CW, Dose perturbation due to metallic breast expander in electron and photon beam treatment of breast cancer, J Radiat Oncol, 3, 65-72, 2014; DOI: 10.1007/s13566-013-0109-4.
  6. Lea WB, Tapp KN, Tann M, Hutchins GD, Fletcher JW, Johnson MS. Microsphere localization and dose quantification using positron emission tomography/CT following hepatic intraarterial radioembolization with yttrium-90 in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014 Oct;25(10):1595-603. doi: 10.1016/j.jvir.2014.06.028. Epub 2014 Aug 23. PubMed PMID: 25156647.
  7. Tapp KN, Lea WB, Johnson MS, Tann M, Fletcher JW, Hutchins GD. The impact of image reconstruction bias on PET/CT 90Y dosimetry after radioembolization. J Nucl Med. 2014 Sep;55(9):1452-8. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.113.133629. Epub 2014 Jun 30. PubMed PMID: 24982437.
  8. Srivastava SP, Cheng CW, Das IJ. Image Guidance-Based Target Volume Margin Expansion in IMRT of Head and Neck Cancer. Technology in cancer research & treatment, 2014
  9. Specht A, Weisskopf M, Nie LH* (2014). Portable XRF Technology to Quantify Pb in Bone In Vivo. Journal of Biomarkers. Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 398032, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/398032
  10. Liu Y, Byrne P, Wang H, Koltick D, Zheng W, Nie LH* (2014). A Compact DD Neutron Generator-based NAA System to Quantify Manganese (Mn) in Bone In Vivo. Physiological Measurement, 35: 1899-1911
  11. Quetscher C, Yildiz A, Dharmadhikari S, Glaubitz B, Schmidt-Wilcke T, Dydak U, Beste C. Striatal GABA-MRS predicts response inhibition performance and its cortical electrophysiological correlates. Brain Struct Funct. 2014 Aug 26 [Epub ahead of print],
  12. Benjamin Fahimian, Junqing Wu*, Huanmei Wu, Xing Lei, Dual Gated Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy, Journal of Radiation Oncology 9:209-216,  doi:10.1186/1748-717X-9-209, 2014.

Published abstracts and presentations: 33

  1. Nie LH, Liu YZ, Koltick D, Byrne P, Zheng W. A Compact DD Neutron Generator-based NAA System to Quantify Mn in Bone In Vivo. The 23rd International Conference on Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry (CAARI 2014), May 25-30, 2014, San Antonio, Texas, (oral presentation, invited speaker); abstract published in conference proceeding
  2. Liu YZ, Koltick DS, Zheng W, Nie LH. A Novel Transportable Neutron Activation Analysis System to Quantify Manganese in Bone In Vivo: System Setup and Validation. The 24th Annual Meeting of The International Society of Exposure Science (ISES 2014), Oct.12-16, 2014, Cincinnati, Ohio (poster); abstract published in conference proceeding
  3. Specht A, Weisskopf M, Nie LH. Calibration and Improvements of a Portable XRF Technology to Quantify Lead in Bone In Vivo. The 24th Annual Meeting of The International Society of Exposure Science (ISES 2014), Oct.12-16, 2014, Cincinnati, Ohio (poster); abstract published in conference proceeding
  4. Liu YZ, Zheng W, Nie LH. Validation of a Neutron Activation Analysis (NAA) System to Quantify Manganese In Vivo. NIOSH PRF Symposium (2014), Oct.9-10, Cincinnati, Ohio (Oral presentation)
  5. Nie LH, Liu YZ, Byrne P, Koltick D, Zheng W. A Compact DD Neutron Generator-based NAA System to Quantify Mn in Bone In Vivo. The 4th Lead Collaboration Consortium (LCC) Bi-annual Meeting (2014), June.5-6, Hamilton, Ontario (oral presentation, invited speaker)
  6. Specht A, Weisskopf M, Nie LH. Portable XRF Technology to Quantify Lead in Bone In Vivo. The 4th Lead Collaboration Consortium (LCC) Bi-annual Meeting (2014), Hamilton, Ontario (oral presentation)
  7. Quetscher C, Yildiz A, Dharmadhikari S, Glaubitz B, Schmidt-Wilcke T, Dydak U, Beste C. Striatal GABA levels predict response inhibition performance and its cor2cal electrophysiological correlates. Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, November 15-19, 2014
  8. Rosenthal FS, Ward E, Zauber SE, Dharmadhikari S, Snyder S, Bainter J, Ma R, Long Z, Yeh CL, Bowler R, Dydak U. Deficits in Neurological and Neuropsychological Function vs. Cumulative Exposure to Manganese in Production Welders. ISEE 2014  
  9. Ma R, Stock AK, Zauber SE, Murdoch JB, Dharmadhikari S, Long Z, Beste C, Dydak U. Manganese Induced Changes In Thalamic GABA Levels Influence Cognitive and Motor Performance. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Milan, Italy, May 12-16 2014. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22:63.
  10. Yeh CL, Zauber SE, Snyder S, Long Z, Dydak U. Motor and Cognitive Processing Networks show increased Manganese Accumulation in Metal Workers. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Milan, Italy, May 12-16 2014. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22:2831.
  11. Dharmadhikari S, Yildiz A, Quetscher C, Chmielewski W, Dydak U, Beste C. Higher Striatal GABA Relates To A More Serial And Efficient Mode Of Action Cascading And Stronger Attentional Gating In Airplane Pilots. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Milan, Italy, May 12-16 2014. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22:4671.
  12. Dharmadhikari S, Casjens S, Glaubitz B, Lehnert M, Quetscher C, Lotz A, Brüning T, Schmidt-Wilcke T, Beste C, Pesch B, Woitalla D, Dydak U. Correlation of GABA Levels and Motor Performance in Parkinson’s disease. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Milan, Italy, May 12-16 2014. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22:3776.
  13. Srivastava SP, Cheng CW, Das IJ. The Effect of Slice Thickness on Target and Organs-at-Risk Volumes, Dosemetric coverage and Radiobiological Impact in IMRT Planning, International journal of radiation oncology, biology, Physics 90(1):S867, 2014
  14. S Srivastava, C ChengI Das. The Effect of Slice Thickness On IMRT Planning, Medical Physics 06/2014; 41(6):297-297.
  15. S Srivastava, C ChengI Das. Impact of Calculation Grid Size On Dosimetry and Radiobiological Parameters for Head and Neck IMRT. Medical Physics 06/2014; 41(6):330-331. DOI:10.1118/1.4888787 
  16. Alsanea F, Moskvin V Stantz K*. Exploring Radiation Acoustics CT Dosimeter Design Aspects for Proton Therapy. Med. Phys. 41:382, 2014 (Selected for THERAPY CAMPUS POSTER Award
  17. Roth A, Krutulis M, Verleker A, Stantz K. Verification of Photoacoustic Computed Tomography Perfusion Imaging Using DCE-CT. Med. Phys. 41, 449, 2014
  18. Sick J, Alsanea F, Rancilio N, Stantz K. A Platform and Phantom Model for Photoacoustic Imaging in Combination with CT. Med. Phys. 41:165, 2014
  19. Jenna Burnett; Justin Sick; Marc Mendonca; and Keith Stantz, "Validating Hemoglobin Saturation and Dissolved Oxygen in Tumors using the OxyLab Probe and Photoacoustic Imaging" (August 7, 2014). The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Symposium. Paper 115.
  20. Ma R, Stock AK, Zauber SE, Murdoch JB, Dharmadhikari S, Long Z, Beste C, Dydak U. Manganese Induced Changes In Thalamic GABA Levels Influence Cognitive and Motor Performance. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Milan, Italy, May 12-16 2014. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22 – oral presentation, trainee award
  21. Yeh CL, Zauber SE, Snyder S, Long Z, Dydak U. Motor and Cognitive Processing Networks show increased Manganese Accumulation in Metal Workers. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Milan, Italy, May 12-16 2014. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22 (trainee award)
  22. Dharmadhikari S, Casjens S, Glaubitz B, Lehnert M, Quetscher C, Lotz A, Brüning T, Schmitd-Wilcke T, Beste C, Pesch B, Woitalla D, Dydak U. Correlation of GABA Levels annd Motor Performance in Parkinson’s disease. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Milan, Italy, May 12-16 2014. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22 (trainee award)
  23. Dharmadhikari S, Yildiz A, Quetscher C, Chmielewski W, Dydak U, Beste C. Higher Striatal GABA Relates To A More Serial And Efficient Mode Of Action Cascading And Stronger Attentional Gating In Airplane Pilots. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Milan, Italy, May 12-16 2014. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22
  24. Long Z, Jiang YM, Li XR, Xu J, Yeh CL, Long LL, Zheng W, Murdoch JB, Dydak U. Increased Thalamic GABA and Decreased Glutamate-Glutamine in Chronic Manganese-exposed Metal Workers and Manganism Patients. Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Milan, Italy, May 12-16 2014. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22 (trainee award)
  25. Dydak U, Ward EJ, Ma R, Snyder S, Zauber SE, Murdoch JB, Long Z, Rosenthal F. Occupational Manganese Exposure Levels Correlate with Brain GABA Levels. Accepted for presentation at Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB, Milan, Italy, May 12-16 2014. Proc. Intl. Soc. Mag. Reson. Med. 22
  26. Adams S, Bowler RM, Garcia R, Moriyasu M, Kornblith E, Gocheva V, Ma R, Dharmadhikari S, Yeh CL, Zauber SE, Snyder S, Long Z, Dydak U. The Cognitive Function of Manganese-Exposed Active Welders and Unexposed Controls", Poster presentation, 26th APS Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, USA, May 22-25, 2014 .
  27. Ma R, Yeh CL, Ward E, Long Z, Murdoch JB, Snyder S, Zauber SE, Rosenthal F, Dydak U. GABA Levels Correlate with Exposure Levels and Brain Deposition of Manganese in US Welders. Society of Toxicology 53rd annual meeting, Phoenix, AZ, USA, March 10-14 2014. Toxicol Sci suppl.
  28. Dydak U, Jiang YM, Li XR, Long LL, Zheng W, Murdoch JB, Long Z. Increased Thalamic GABA in Chronic Manganese-Exposed Metal Workers and Manganism Patients. Society of Toxicology 53rd annual meeting,, Phoenix, AZ, USA, March 23-27 2014. Toxicol Sci suppl. Xxx
  29. Yeh CL, McGlothlan JL, Ward E, Dharmadhikari S, Snyder S, Long Z, Schneider JS, Guilarte TR, Dydak U. Comparison of In Vivo Manganese Accumulation in Non-Human Primate and Human Brains. Society of Toxicology 53rd annual meeting,, Phoenix, AZ, USA, March 23-27 2014. Toxicol Sci suppl. Xxx
  30. Dharmadhikari S, Ma R, Long Z, Yeh CL, Snyder S, Zauber SE, Garcia R, Moriyasu M, Bowler RM, Murdoch JB, Dydak U. Manganese Neurotoxicity: In Vivo GABA Levels Correlate with Motor Deficits in US Welders. Society of Toxicology 53rd annual meeting, Phoenix, AZ, USA, March 23-27 2014. (SOT Student travel award)
  31. Long Z, Yeh CL, Li XR, Snyder S, Zauber SE, Jiang YM, Dydak U. Vulnerability of Frontal Cortex to Chronic Manganese Exposure in Welders. Society of Toxicology 53rd annual meeting, Phoenix, AZ, USA, March 10-14 2014. Toxicol Sci suppl. Xxx
  32. Specht A, Weisskopf M, Nie LH. Calibration and improvement of a portable XRF technology to quantify lead in bone in vivo. Abstract accepted for the SOT 2014 annual meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, Mar. 23-27, 2014
  33. Liu Y, Koltick D, Zheng W, Nie LH. Development of a transportable neutron activation analysis system to quantify manganese in bone in vivo — system setup and validation. Abstract accepted for the SOT 2014 annual meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, Mar. 23-27, 2014

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