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