Dr. Markus Bredel Appointed Deputy Associate Director for Translational Research in the Cancer Center

Bredel

Dr. Bredel joins the senior leadership team within the Cancer Center and will work closely with Dr. Mary-Ann Bjornsti, Associate Director of Translational Research, to expand efforts to bridge basic research and clinical research.

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Research in Single-Isocenter Linear Accelerator Treatment

Accelerator

UAB Radiation Oncology, in partnership with UAB Neurosurgery and Varian Medical Systems, has begun researching a single-isocenter linear accelerator-based treatment technique for brain metastases, a common complication in advanced stage cancer.

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Stanley Awarded Training Grant

Jennifer Stanley

Jennifer Stanley, an MD/PhD student working in Radiation Oncology’s Yang Laboratory, has been awarded a position on the Cell and Molecular Biology T32 training grant.

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Cardan Completes Accelerator Commission

Cardan

UAB medical physicist Dr. Rex Cardan has completed the commissioning process for a new linear accelerator located at the Cancer Center at Russell Medical Center in Alexander City. This accelerator will provide state-of-the-art treatment options to patients in the area.

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