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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Willey Earns Research Grant from American Cancer Society

Willey

Radiation Oncology’s Dr. Christopher Willey has recently been awarded a research scholar grant from the American Cancer Society for his project “MARCKS as a Novel Regulator of Glioblastoma Growth and Treatment Resistance.”

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