Resident Publications


Y. Zhang, F.F. Yin, L. Ren, “First clinical retrospective investigation of limited projection CBCT for lung tumor localization in patients receiving SBRT treatment”, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 64, 2019.

G. Ding, Y. Zhang, L. Ren, “Technical Note: Imaging dose resulting from optimized procedures with limited-angle intra-fractional verification (LIVE) system for SBRT lung treatment”, Medical Physics, 39, 2019.

Z. Jiang, Y. Chen, Y. Zhang, Y. Ge, F.F. Yin, L. Ren, “Augmentation of CBCT reconstructed from under sampled projections using deep learning”, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2019.

J Zhang, C Wang, Y Sheng, Y Ge, J Wu, FF Yin, and J Zhang. Knowledge-based statistical inference method for plan quality quantification. (accepted, Technol Cancer Res Treat, 2019)

J Zhang, Y Ge, Y Sheng, J Wu, and FF Yin. Modeling multiple planning target volumes in knowledge-based treatment planning. (accepted, Med Phys, 2019)

X Li, Y Sheng, J Wu, FF Yin, J Zhang, and C Wang. A Collimator Setting Optimization Algorithm for Dual-arc Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy in Pancreas Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy. (accepted, Technol Cancer Res Treat, 2019)


G. Ren, Y. Zhang, L. Ren, “Assessing the feasibility of using deformable registration for on-board multi-modality based target localization in radiation therapy”, Cancer Translational Medicine, 4, 143-152, 2018.

Y. Chen, F.F. Yin, Y. Zhang, L. Ren, "Low dose CBCT reconstruction via prior contour based total variation (PCTV) regularization: a feasibility study”, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 63, 085014-085030, 2018.

J Zhang, J Wu, T Xie, Y Sheng, FF Yin, and Y Ge. An ensemble approach to Knowledge-based IMRT planning. Frontiers in Oncology. 8, 57 (2018); 10.3389/fonc.2018.00057.

J Zhang, S Li, A Krol, C Schmidtlein, E Lipson, D Feiglin, and Y Xu. Infimal convolution-based regularization for SPECT reconstruction. Medical Physics. 45, 12 (2018);


Sheng Y, Yin FF and Wu Q: Outlier identification in radiation therapy knowledge-based planning: A study of pelvic cases, Medical Physics. 2017

Hendrickson K R G, Juang T, Rodrigues A, and Burmeister J W: Ethical violations and discriminatory behavior in the MedPhys Match. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 18, 2017.

Charaghvandia R, Yoo S, Asselen B, Rodrigues A, Bongarda D, Horton J: Treatment Constraints for Single Dose External Beam Preoperative Partial Breast Irradiation in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Journal: Clinical and Translational Radiation Oncology, 2017

L. Zhang, Y. Zhang, Y. Zhang, W. Harris, F.F. Yin, J. Cai, L. Ren, “Markerless four-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography projection-phase sorting using prior knowledge and patient motion modeling: A feasibility study”, Cancer Translational Medicine, 3, 185-193, 2017.

Y. Zhang, X. Deng, F.F. Yin, L. Ren, “Image acquisition optimization of a limited-angle intrafraction verification (LIVE) system for lung radiotherapy”, Medical physics, 45, 340-352, 2017.– *Editors’ Picks*, Featured on AAPM news release

H. Gao, Y. Zhang, L. Ren, F.F. Yin, “Principal component reconstruction (PCR) for cine CBCT with motion learning from 2D fluoroscopy”, Medical Physics, 45, 167-178, 2017.

Y. Zhang, F.F. Yin, Y. Zhang, L. Ren, “Reducing scan angle using adaptive prior knowledge for a limited-angle intrafraction verification (LIVE) system for conformal arc radiotherapy”, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 62, 3859-3882, 2017.


Faught, A. M., M. Trager, F. F. Yin, J. Kirkpatrick, and J. Adamson. "Re-examining TG-142 recommendations in light of modern techniques for linear accelerator based radiosurgery." Medical physics 43, no. 10 (2016): 5437-5437

Faught, A. M., Yin, F. F., & Adamson, J. (2017). An in‐house protocol for improved flood field calibration of TrueBeam FFF cine imaging. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 18(1), 265-268.

Wang C, Yin F-F, Segars P, Chang Z, Ren L. Development of a Computerized 4D MRI Phantom for Liver Motion Study. Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment (2017) : 1533034617723753 (PMID: 28789598)

Giaddui T, Chen W, Yu J, Lin L, Simone C B, Yuan L, etc.,” Establishing the feasibility of the dosimetric compliance criteria of RTOG 1308: phase III randomized trial comparing overall survival after photon versus proton radiochemotherapy for inoperable stage II-IIIB NSCLC”. Radiation oncology, Vol. 11, 66. 2016

Wang, C., Subashi, E., Liang, X. Yin, F. F., Chang, Z., “Evaluation of the Effect of Transcytolemmal Water Exchange Analysis for Therapeutic Response Assessment Using DCE-MRI: A Comparison Study,” Physics in Medicine and Biology, 61(3), 4763-4780, (2016).

Wang, C., Subashi, E., Yin, F. F., Chang, Z., “Dynamic Fractal Signature Dissimilarity Analysis for Therapeutic Response Assessment Using Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MRI,” Medical Physics, 43(3), 1335-1347, (2016).

Subashi, E., Cordero, F. J., Halvorson, K. G., Qi, Y., Nouls, J. C., Becher, O. J., Johnson, G. A., “Tumor Location, but not H3.3K27M, Significantly Influences the Blood-Brain-Barrier Permeability in a Genetic Mouse Model of Pediatric High-Grade Glioma,” Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 126(2), 243-251, (2016).


Subashi, E., Qi, Y., Johnson, G. A., “Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced MR Microscopy Identifies Regions of Therapeutic Response in a Preclinical Model of Adenocarcinoma,” Medical Physics, 42(5), 2482-2488, (2015).

Xie, L., Qi, Y., Subashi, E., Liao, G., Miller-DeGraff, L., Jetter, A. M., Johnson, G. A., “4D MRI of Polycystic Kidneys from Rapamycin-Treated Glis3-Deficient Mice,” NMR in Biomedicine, 28(5), 546-554, (2015).

Yuan L, Wu Q J, Yin F, Li Y, Sheng Y, Kelsey C R and Ge Y, “Standardized beam bouquets for lung IMRT planning”. Phys. Med. Biol., Vol. 60, 1831. 2015

Liu J, Wu Q J, Kirkpatrick J P, Yin F F, Yuan L and Ge Y, “From active shape model to active optical flow model: a shape-based approach to predicting voxel-level dose distributions in spine SBRT”. Phys. Med. Biol., Vol. 60, N83. 2015

Yuan L., Ge Y., Yin F., Wu Q.J. , “A rapid learning approach for the knowledge modeling of radiation therapy plan”, In: Jaffray D. (eds) World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering,  IFMBE Proceedings, Vol. 51, 1492-1494. Springer, Cham. 2015

Yang, Y., Li, T., Yuan, L., Ge, Y., Yin, F.-F., Lee, W. R. and Wu, Q. J., “Quantitative comparison of automatic and manual IMRT optimization for prostate cancer: the benefits of DVH prediction”. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, Vol.16, 241–250. 2015


Taoran Li, Qiuwen Wu, Yun Yang, Fang-Fang Yin and Q. Jackie Wu, Quality Assurance for Online Adapted Treatment Plans: Benchmarking and Delivery Monitoring, in press for Medical Physics. 2014

Ying Li, Anna Rodrigues (equal contribution), Taoran Li, Lulin Yuan, Fang-Fang Yin, Jackie Wu, Impact Of Dose Calculation Accuracy During Optimization On IMRT Plan Quality, in press for Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. 2014

Yun Yang and Taoran Li (equal contribution), Lulin Yuan, Yaorong Ge, Fang-Fang Yin, W. Robert Lee and Q. Jackie Wu, Quantitative Comparison Of Knowledge-Guided Automatic IMRT Planning To Manual Planning for Prostate Cancer, accepted by the Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics. ​2014

Bowsher J, Yan S, Roper J, Giles W, Yin F, “Onboard functional and molecular imaging: A design investigation for robotic multipinhole SPECT.” Medical Physics, Vol. 41, 010701-1-8. 2014

Y. Yang, S. Catalano, C. Kelsey, D. Yoo, F. Yin and J. Cai, “Dosimetric effects of rotational offsets in lung SBRT for medially located tumors,” Med. Dosim. 39, 117–121 (2014)

J. Adamson, Y. Yang, T. Zhuang, L. Rankine, J. Adamovics, F. Yin, and M. Oldham, “On the feasibility of polyurethane based 3D dosimeters with optical CT for dosimetric verification of low energy photon brachytherapy seeds,” Med. Phys. 41, 71705:1–9 (2014)

Yuan L., Wu Q., Jiang Y., Li T., Yin F., Yoo D. and Ge Y., "Incorporating single-side sparing in models for predicting parotid dose sparing in head and neck IMRT". Medical Physics, Vol. 41, 021728. 2014


J. Adamson, Y. Yang, L. Rankine, J. Newton, J. Adamovics, O. Craciunescu, and M. Oldham, “Towards comprehensive characterization of Cs-137 seeds using PRESAGE dosimetry with optical tomography,” 7th International Conference on 3D Radiation Dosimetry, IC3DDose 2012; Sydney, NSW; Australia, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 444 (2013) Article number 012100.


Roper J, Bowsher J, Wilson J, Turkington T, Yin F, “Target localization using scanner-acquired SPECT data.” Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, Vol. 13, 108-123.  2012

J. Adamson, J. Newton, Y. Yang, B. Steffey, J. Cai, J. Adamovics, M. Oldham, J. Chino, and O. Craciunescu, “Commissioning a CT-compatible LDR tandem and ovoid applicator using Monte Carlo calculation and 3D dosimetry,” Med. Phys. 39, 4515–4523 (2012).

Hood R, Wu Q, McMahon R, Czito B, Willett C, “IMRT treatment of anal cancer with a scrotal shield,” Medical Dosimetry, 37, 432-5 (2012)


R. McMahon, T. Zhuang, B. Steffey, H. Song, O. Craciunescu,” Commissioning of Varian Ring & Tandem HDR Applicators: Reproducibility and Inter-Observer Variability of Dwell Position Offsets”, Journal of Applied Medical Physics, vol 12, (4), 50-62, 2011.

McMahon R, Larrier N, Wu J, “An Image-Guided Technique for Supine Craniospinal Irradiation,” Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 12, 3310 (2011)


Zhu X, Thongphiew D, McMahon R, Li T, Chankong V, Yin FF, Wu QJ, “Arc-modulated radiation therapy based on linear models,” Phys Med Biol, 55, 3873-3883 (2010)


Wu QJ, Yin FF, McMahon R, Zhu X, Das SK, “Similarities between static and intensity-modulated plans,” Phys Med Biol, 55, 33-43 (2009)

Thongphiew D, Wu QJ, Lee WR, Chankong V, Yoo S, McMahon R, Yin FF, “Comparison of online IGRT techniques for prostate IMRT treatment: Adaptive vs repositioning correction,” Med. Phys. 36, 1651-1663 (2009)