UAB Radiation Oncology’s Radiation Therapy staff was featured in “The Scene,” a monthly publication on the UAB ONE intranet.

UAB Pose 2UAB Radiation Oncology medical physicist Dr. Rex Cardan recently led a webinar introduction to the API framework for the Eclipse treatment planning system. Dr. Cardan demonstrated the scripting tool and illustrated some of the possibilities of using these frameworks. Dr. Cardan also shared an overview of best scripting practices at UAB.

Radiation Oncology’s Dr. Christopher Dobelbower and Dr. Christopher Willey, along with cardiothoracic surgery’s Dr. Douglas Minnich, have partnered with the University of Alexandria, Egypt’s Dr. Karim Welaya and Dr. Waleed Arafat to develop a new method of tumor cell analysis. This project was just published in the open-source online journal PLOS ONE and has an accompanying web application for greater data accessibility.

Popple2Radiation Oncology’s Dr. Richard Popple has been appointed as Senior Scientist for the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Experimental Therapeutics Program. Dr. Popple will with work with other Cancer Center faculty to perform cutting-edge translational research. The program is poised to make significant contributions in all aspects of advancing the science and implementation of new cancer therapeutics. Dr. Popple is eager to begin his new role in the program.