30 May 2023
Liyong Lin (Emory): Integrated Biological Optimization – Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy (IBO-IMPT) for FLASH clinical and preclinical applications
23 May 2023
Carlos Huesa (MGH): : MIDOS: A novel stochastic approach for MIcrosphere DOSimetry
16 May 2023
Bethany Rothwell (MGH): Understanding the parameter space for FLASH proton therapy
09 May 2023
Friderike Longarino (Heidelberg University): Potential of dual-energy CT for stopping power prediction in particle therapy
08 May 2023
Physics Grand Rounds: Roger Howell (Rutgers)
02 May 2023
Donato Maragno (U. Amsterdam): Personalized Radiation Therapy By Embedding Machine Learning-Based Constraints within Treatment Planning Optimization of Lung Cancer
25 Apr 2023
Erica Moodie (McGill): An introduction to estimating adaptive treatment strategies using a regression-based approach
18 Apr 2023
Sven Olberg (MGH): Evaluating CBCT-based adaptive radiotherapy for pancreatic cancer using synthetic CBCT data
11 Apr 2023
Thomas Yankeelov (UT. Austin): Towards a practical computational framework for personalize clinical trials
04 Apr 2023
Priscilla Brastianos (MGH): Genomic Heterogeneity in Brain Metastases: Implications for Precision Medicine
28 Mar 2023
Walter Tinganelli (GSI): Ultra-high does rate (FLASH) radiotherapy: Room for Carbon ions?
21 Mar 2023
Alejandro Bertolet (MGH): Ongoing research efforts on radiopharmaceutical therapy at MGH
14 Mar 2023
David Ting (Mass General Cancer Center): The Infectious Nature of Pancreatic Cancer Plasticity
07 Mar 2023
No Physics Seminar (Talk is Postponed)
28 Feb 2023
No Seminar (AAPM Abstract Deadline)
21 Feb 2023
Dylan Hsu (MSKCC): Automatic Detection, Segmentation, and Longitudinal Tracking for Brain Metastases
14 Feb 2023
Christian Guthier (BWH): AI assisted workflows in radiation therapy for improved patient outcomes
07 Feb 2023
Jana Lipkova (BWH): Personalized radiotherapy planning in neuro-oncology
31 Jan 2023
Pierluigi Casolaro (U. Bern, Switzerland): Ultra-high dose rate dosimetry with miniaturized scintillators and optical fibers
24 Jan 2023
No Physics Seminar (Dr. Karen Winkfield's talk at the O'Keeffe)
17 Jan 2023
No Physics Seminar
10 Jan 2023
Andrzej Niemierko (MGH): Cancelled
03 Jan 2023
No Physics Seminar (New Year Holiday)
27 Dec 2022
No Physics Seminar (Christmas Holiday)
20 Dec 2022
Shannon Emerzian (Beth Israel): Biomechanical Determinants of Radiation-Induced Skeletal Fragility
13 Dec 2022
Pamela Ohashi (Princess Margaret): Innate Lymphoid Cells: Critical regulators of disease
06 Dec 2022
Alice Berger (Fred Hutch): Discovery of oncogene and non-oncogene dependencies to inform lung cancer precision medicine
29 Nov 2022
Maximillian Niyazi (LMU): Future of glioblastoma therapy: Old concepts reloaded
22 Nov 2022
Marjan Rafat (Vanderbilt): The Role of Irradiated Normal Tissue in Breast Cancer Recurrence
15 Nov 2022
Grand Round: Marco Durante (Technische Universität Darmstadt): Heavy Ion Therapy: Back to the USA
08 Nov 2022
Chris Beekman (MGH): Calculation of blood dose to explain radiation induced lymphopenia
01 Nov 2022
Issam El-Naqa (Moffitt): Can Physics Principles Aid Advancing Artificial Intelligence Application in Radiotherapy?
25 Oct 2022
No Physics Seminar (ASTRO2022)
18 Oct 2022
Lei Xing (Stanford): Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Decision-Making in the age of AI
11 Oct 2022
Susu Yan (MGH): Democratization of Proton Therapy
04 Oct 2022
José Ramos-Mendez (UCSF): On the road for modeling ultra-high dose rate scenarios with Monte Carlo track-structure.
27 Sep 2022
Iuliana Toma-Dasu (Stockholm U-Karolinksa Inst): Adaptive radiation therapy based on tumour responsiveness assessed with functional imaging
13 Sep 2022
Dan Duda (Steele Lab): Rationally integrating radiotherapy for liver cancers by leveraging multidisciplinary translational studies
06 Sep 2022
Special Physics Seminar: Harald Paganetti (MGH): Wilson Award Lecture: “Physics research to stratify patients for proton therapy"
30 Aug 2022
Vladimir Pan (U. Wollongong): Determining the Applicability of a MOSkin dosimeter for Proton Therapy
16 Aug 2022
Lizette Warner (Special Seminar on DEI): How to Promote and Support Women in Leadership
02 Aug 2022
Anatoly Rozenfeld (U. Wollongong): Microdosimetry based QA for RBE-weighted dose optimization in proton and heavy ion therapy
26 Jul 2022
Lukas McCullum (MGH): Studying the impact of RT effect on immune system with focus on lymphocyte depletion
19 Jul 2022
Zoltán Perkó (Delft): AI in Radiotherapy – Computational Methods and Deep Learning for Treatment Planning
12 Jul 2022
No Physics Seminar (AAPM2022)
05 Jul 2022
Sebastian Breedveld (Erasmus): Automated and Instantaneous Treatment Planning
28 Jun 2022
No Physics Seminar (PTCOG 2022)
21 Jun 2022
Carl-Fredrik Westin (BWH): Multidimensional diffusion MRI for assessing tissue microstructure.
14 Jun 2022
Torben Hornung (ETH Zurich-MGH): Introducing Ultra-Low Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging into Proton Therapy
31 May 2022
Konrad Nesteruk (MGH): Online adaptive proton therapy using different imaging techniques
24 May 2022
Saverio Braccini (U Bern): Multi-disciplinary Research Activities at the Bern medical Cyclotron
19 May 2022
Special Seminar: Jan Unkelbach (U. Zurich): Combined proton-photon radiotherapy
17 May 2022
Grand Round: Martha Matuszak (UMich)
26 Apr 2022
Bryan Bednarz (U. Wisconsin): Multiscale Dosimetry for Radiopharmaceutical Therapy
19 Apr 2022
Hanne Kooy (MGH): GMC (ˈgɪmɪk) – A Gp.Hz Clinical MC
12 Apr 2022
Casey Lee (MGH): Towards MRI-only Treatment Planning (MRTP) for HDR Brachytherapy
29 Mar 2022
Ibrahim Chamseddine (MGH): Compact Neural Network to Predict Hepatic Radiotoxicity from the Entire Dose-Volume Histogram and Baseline Liver Function
22 Mar 2022
Timothy Chan (U Toronto): Knowledge-based planning: prediction, optimization, and open-access advances
15 Mar 2022
Yi Wang (MGH): Clinical implementation of deep learning for RT auto-segmentation
08 Mar 2022
Ehsan Salari (Wichita State): Intra-fraction Motion Management in MRI-guided Radiation Therapy using a Control-Theoretic Approach
01 Mar 2022
No Seminar: Grand Round with Robert Timmerman & Steve Jiang (UT Southwestern)
22 Feb 2022
Yejin Kim (MGH): Analysis and Prediction of Lymphocyte Dynamics after Radiotherapy for Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer 
15 Feb 2022
Michael Merchant (U. Manchester): Progress towards Biologically Augmented Treatment Planning for Proton Therapy at the University of Manchester
08 Feb 2022
Wei Liu (Mayo Clinic - Arizona): ATLAS: Adverse events study in proton Therapy using dose Linear energy transfer volume histogram And Seed spot analysis
01 Feb 2022
Masoud Zarepisheh (MSKCC): MSK-ECHO home-grown automated treatment planning system: Algorithm development and clinical experience with > 5000 patients
25 Jan 2022
Alejandro Bertolet (MGH): Dosimetry for radiopharmaceutical therapy with α-particles: a K99/R00 awarded project
18 Jan 2022
Hoyeon Lee (MGH): moqui: Fast and Memory-efficient Monte Carlo Code for Proton Dose Calculation
11 Jan 2022
Ross Berbeco (BWH): Preclinical and clinical applications of nanoparticles in MRI-guided radiation therapy
28 Dec 2021
No Seminar (holiday season)
21 Dec 2021
Michele M Kim (UPenn): Commissioning to Canines: Proton FLASH Radiotherapy at the University of Pennsylvania
14 Dec 2021
Kristy Brock (MDACC): Advancing Image Guided Cancer Therapy through Biomechanics and Artificial Intelligence
07 Dec 2021
Heiko Enderling (Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute): Harnessing the complex tumor-immune interactions with radiotherapy
30 Nov 2021
no Seminar (FPRT)
23 Nov 2021
Peter Wardman: Radiobiology in a FLASH: how chemical kinetics links time and space as pointers to mechanisms
16 Nov 2021
Henning Willers & Clemens Grassberger (MGH): Molecular Targeted Radiosensitizers: Bench to Bedside & Opportunities for (Bio)Physics Research
09 Nov 2021
No Seminar: TOPAS Course
02 Nov 2021
Gregory Buti (MGH): Practical Solutions for fast and clinical robust optimization in proton therapy
26 Oct 2021
No Seminar (ASTRO meeting)
19 Oct 2021
Tony Lomax (PSI): Physics Grand Round: FLASH Therapy: Will it ever get out of the pan?
12 Oct 2021
Tayyaba Hasan (Wellman Center, MGH) -Photodynamic Therapy: applications and limitations. Can these be overcome by using ionizing radiation as an adjuvant excitation source?
05 Oct 2021
No Seminar (RRS meeting)
28 Sep 2021
Sarah Johnstone (Dana Farber): Deciphering the 3D cancer genome
21 Sep 2021
Thomas Bortfeld & Harald Paganetti (MGH): Overview of Physics Research Projects at MGH radiation Oncology
14 Sep 2021
Pablo Botas (Foundation 29 of February): Collaborative rare disease diagnosis: how and why
07 Sep 2021
Rachel Hachadorian (MGH): Towards Absolute Dosimetry and Field Verification of Whole Breast Radiation Therapy Treatment Using Cherenkov Imaging.
31 Aug 2021
Xiaochuan Pan (U Chicago): Image Reconstruction in Quantitative Spectral Computed Tomography
24 Aug 2021
Julie Pollard-Larkin (MDACC): Critical Mass: Moving from Gender Equity to Racial Equity within Medical Physics
17 Aug 2021
Stella Xing (MGH): A dynamic blood flow model to calculate dose to circulating blood and lymphocytes in liver radiation therapy
10 Aug 2021
Joseph Minervini (Novum Industria): An Advanced Superconducting Cyclotron for Variable Energy Hadron Therapy
03 Aug 2021
No Physics Seminar
27 Jul 2021
No Seminar (AAPM)
20 Jul 2021
Davide Brivio (MGH/BWH): Clinical applications of nano-porous aerogel-based X-ray sensors employing fast electron currents
13 Jul 2021
Romy Mueller (DFCI): Simulation and Characterization of Biomaterial-Aided Radiation Therapy
06 Jul 2021
Matthew S. Katz, Edward Calabrese (UMass Lowel): Low Dose Radiation Therapy for SARS-CoV-2 Pneumonia
29 Jun 2021
Yingli Yang (UCLA) - MR guided RT: clinical application and developments with on-board MRI
22 Jun 2021
Ning Cao (University of Washington): Preclinical Proton FLASH Therapy System at University of Washington
15 Jun 2021
Alexander Klapproth (Helmholtz Zentrum München) Multi-scale MC simulations of gold nanoparticle induced DNA damages for kilovoltage x-ray irradiation using TOPAS-nBio
08 Jun 2021
Jessica Miller (UWis - Madison) Applications of DECT in Radiation Therapy
01 Jun 2021
Qixian Zhang (MGH): Proton FLASH experiments at MGH
25 May 2021
Youngho Seo (UCSF): Pretherapy and Posttherapy Dosimetry for Targeted Radiopharmaceutical Therapy
18 May 2021
Chris Tichacek (Moffitt Cancer Center): Development of a Voxel-Based Monte Carlo Radiation Dosimetry Methodology for a Targeted Alpha Particle Therapy
11 May 2021
Grand Round: Uwe Oelfke (ICR): Exhausted paradigms, ancient problems and other avenues to pursue future research in radiation therapy
04 May 2021
Shirin Abbasinejad Enger (McGill): Microdosimetric spread and its role in radiation induced DNA damage
27 Apr 2021
Meenal Datta, PhD (MGH): Abnormal Mechanics in Brain Tumors: Implications for Therapy
20 Apr 2021
William Hwang (MGH): Elucidating intratumoral heterogeneity and multi-compartment reprogramming after neoadjuvant treatment in pancreatic cancer at single-cell resolution
13 Apr 2021
Magdalena Bazalova-Carter (UVic): Can we deliver FLASH radiotherapy with x-rays?
06 Apr 2021
Ed Bertschinger (MIT): How Departments Change: A Cautionary Example
30 Mar 2021
Konrad Nesteruk (MGH): Commissioning of a former clinical PBS proton therapy unit for FLASH and first experiments with cells
23 Mar 2021
Martin Purschke (MGH): UVC emitting Nanoparticles improve radiation therapy - Light up cancer from the inside
16 Mar 2021
Ibrahim Chamseddine (MGH): Prediction of Outcomes after Radiotherapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Independently Validated using Multi-institutional Data
09 Mar 2021
Lance Munn (MGH): Physical Traits of Cancer
02 Mar 2021
Bradley Bernstein (MGH/Broad Institute): Cancer Genomes in 3D
23 Feb 2021
Ali Ajdari (MGH): Imaging-based Biological Adaptation of Radiotherapy: How, Why, And When?
16 Feb 2021
No Seminar
09 Feb 2021
Zohreh Amoozgar, PhD (MGH): Reprogramming tumor microenvironment to potentiate immunotherapy
02 Feb 2021
Tyler Miller, MD, PhD (MGH): Targeting the innate immune system to fight glioblastoma
26 Jan 2021
Dr. Shawn Demehri (MGH): Immunity to Commensal Papillomaviruses for Cancer Prevention
19 Jan 2021
Priscilla Brastianos, MD (MGH): Shifting clinical paradigms in primary and metastatic brain tumors using genomics
12 Jan 2021
Alejandro Bertolet (MGH): LET-based outcome analysis for proton therapy and application to proton monoenergetic arc therapy
05 Jan 2021
Dora Correia, MD (MGH): Prospective patient/parent-reported outcomes of health-related quality of life in childhood cancer survivors treated with proton radiotherapy.
15 Dec 2020
Greg Sharp (MGH): Research for clinical physicists
08 Dec 2020
Sunil Krishnan (Mayo Jacksonville): Priming immune-mediated anti-tumor effects using radiation therapy and nanoparticles
01 Dec 2020
Dr. Eric Diffenderfer (U Penn): Physics and dosimetry for proton FLASH experiments
24 Nov 2020
Chirayu Patel (MGH): CAR T Failure in Relapsed/Refractory Lymphoma: A New Role for Radiation
17 Nov 2020
David (Bo) McClatchy (MGH): Optimizing the use of targeted therapy and chemoradiation in locally advanced NSCLC using evolutionary modeling
10 Nov 2020
No Seminar (U24 annual meeting)
03 Nov 2020
Chris Beltran (Mayo Clinic Florida): Physics meets Biology in Particle Therapy: An Introduction to the First Carbon Facility in the USA
27 Oct 2020
No Seminar (ASTRO meeting)
20 Oct 2020
No Seminar (RRS meeting)
13 Oct 2020
Ibrahim Chamseddine (MGH): Design Optimization of Tumor Vasculature-Bound Nanoparticles
06 Oct 2020
HJelen Shih (MGH): Addiction & Me
29 Sep 2020
Roxanne Glazier (MGH): Imaging integrin receptor mechanics in invasive structures
23 Sep 2020
Marc Lipsitch (Professor of epidemiology and director of the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics at Harvard University): Epidemiology of COVID-19: Implications for Control
22 Sep 2020
Arthur Lalonde (MGH): Toward online adaptive proton therapy using cone-beam CT data: feasibility and impact in head and neck patients
15 Sep 2020
Matthew Jacobson (BWH): Exploring Several Applications of Combined kV-MV Imager Data to On-Treatment Cone Beam CT
08 Sep 2020
David Kirsch (Duke): Mechanisms of Sarcoma Response to Radiation and Immunotherapy
01 Sep 2020
Gilmer Valdes (UCSF): Expert-Augmented Machine Learning
25 Aug 2020
Patrick Wohlfahrt: Advanced Quantitative Imaging: Dual-Energy CT in (Radiation) Oncology
18 Aug 2020
David Kozono (BWH): Low dose clinical trial
11 Aug 2020
Edward Calabrese (U Mass): The Linear Dose Response for Cancer Risk Assessment: A Deep Dig Into Its Historical Foundations
04 Aug 2020
Kamila Naxerova (Center for Systems Biology, MGH): Genetic diversity in metastatic cancer
28 Jul 2020
Atchar Sudhyadhom (BWH/DCFI): Opportunities for MRI in Proton Therapy Range Determination
21 Jul 2020
Wonmo Sung (MGH): Predictive modeling of clinical benefits of adding radiotherapy to immunotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma
14 Jul 2020
No Physics Seminar (AAPM)
07 Jul 2020
Robert Cormack (BWH): Towards a MR Based Hypoxia Monitor
30 Jun 2020
No Seminar (TOPAS Course)
22 Jun 2020
Triantafyllos Stylianopoulos (Head of the Cancer Biophysics Laboratory at the University of Cyprus): Mathematical Models add up to improved Cancer Therapy
16 Jun 2020
Christian Guthier (MGH): Recent developments to improve clinical workflows in radiation therapy
26 May 2020
Jamie Jacobs, Ph.D., (Director of Caregiving Research, Cancer Outcomes Research Program, MGH): Psychosocial and Behavioral Oncology Research
19 May 2020
Chao Ma (MGH): High-Resolution Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopic Imaging Using SPICE