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Issam El Naqa, PhD

Chair, Machine Learning

Program: Machine Learning

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Radiation Oncology Medical Physics     Dr. El Naqa is a renowned leader in the field of data science with formal training in electrical engineering, computer science, biology and medical physics. He joins Moffitt from the University of Michigan where he was a professor in Radiation Oncology. Dr. El Naqa’s research focuses on developing large-scale data mining methods to identify biomarkers of response to chemoradiotherapy, multimodality image-guided targeted and adaptive radiotherapy, and radiobiology-based treatment outcome modeling. He’s authored more than 130 publications and brings multiple NIH grants with him to Moffitt. As Chair of the new Department of Machine Learning, Dr. El Naqa will focus on recruiting top tier faculty and growing the department’s grant-funded research portfolio and educational initiatives. A board-certified medical physicist, he will also have a secondary appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology.      

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  • Zlateva Y, Muir BR, El Naqa I, Seuntjens J. Step-size effect on calculated photon and electron beam Cherenkov-to-dose conversion factors. Phys Med. 2020 Sep.78:32-37. Pubmedid: 32916557.
  • Oraiqat I, Zhang W, Litzenberg D, Lam K, Ba Sunbul N, Moran J, Cuneo K, Carson P, Wang X, El Naqa I. An ionizing radiation acoustic imaging (iRAI) technique for real-time dosimetric measurements for FLASH radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2020 Oct.47(10):5090-5101. Pubmedid: 32592212. Pmcid: PMC7722001.
  • Putora PM, Baudis M, Beadle BM, El Naqa I, Giordano FA, Nicolay NH. Oncology Informatics: Status Quo and Outlook. Oncology-Basel. 2020 May.98(6):329-331. Pubmedid: 32408309.
  • El Naqa I, Das S. The role of machine and deep learning in modern medical physics. Med Phys. 2020 Jun.47(5):e125-e126. Pubmedid: 32418342.
  • Cui S, Tseng HH, Pakela J, Ten Haken RK, El Naqa I. Introduction to machine and deep learning for medical physicists. Med Phys. 2020 Jun.47(5):e127-e147. Pubmedid: 32418339. Pmcid: PMC7331753.
  • Avanzo M, Wei L, Stancanello J, Vallières M, Rao A, Morin O, Mattonen SA, El Naqa I. Machine and deep learning methods for radiomics. Med Phys. 2020 Jun.47(5):e185-e202. Pubmedid: 32418336.
  • Li H, El Naqa I, Rong Y. Current status of Radiomics for cancer management: Challenges versus opportunities for clinical practice. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2020 Jul.21(7):7-10. Pubmedid: 32697032. Pmcid: PMC7386181.
  • Pakela JM, Tseng HH, Matuszak MM, Ten Haken RK, McShan DL, El Naqa I. Quantum-inspired algorithm for radiotherapy planning optimization. Med Phys. 2020 Jan.47(1):5-18. Pubmedid: 31574176. Pmcid: PMC6980234.
  • El Naqa I, Haider MA, Giger ML, Ten Haken RK. Artificial Intelligence: reshaping the practice of radiological sciences in the 21st century. Br J Radiol. 2020 Feb.93(1106):20190855. Pubmedid: 31965813. Pmcid: PMC7055429.
  • Kirby J, Prior F, Petrick N, Hadjiski L, Farahani K, Drukker K, Kalpathy-Cramer J, Glide-Hurst C, El Naqa I. Introduction to special issue on datasets hosted in The Cancer Imaging Archive (TCIA). Med Phys. 2020 Dec.47(12):6026-6028. Pubmedid: 33202038.
  • Thomson DJ, Yom SS, Saeed H, El Naqa I, Ballas L, Bentzen SM, Chao ST, Choudhury A, Coles CE, Dover L, Guadagnolo BA, Guckenberger M, Hoskin P, Jabbour SK, Katz MS, Mukherjee S, Rembielak A, Sebag-Montefiore D, Sher DJ, Terezakis SA, Thomas TV, Vogel J, Estes C. Radiation Fractionation Schedules Published During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Review of the Quality of Evidence and Recommendations for Future Development. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2020 Aug.108(2):379-389. Pubmedid: 32798063. Pmcid: PMC7834196.
  • Cui S, Luo Y, Tseng HH, Ten Haken RK, El Naqa I. Combining handcrafted features with latent variables in machine learning for prediction of radiation-induced lung damage. Med Phys. 2019 May.46(5):2497-2511. Pubmedid: 30891794. Pmcid: PMC6510637.
  • Zlateva Y, Muir BR, El Naqa I, Seuntjens JP. Cherenkov emission-based external radiotherapy dosimetry: I. Formalism and feasibility. Med Phys. 2019 May.46(5):2370-2382. Pubmedid: 31034637.
  • Zlateva Y, Muir BR, Seuntjens JP, El Naqa I. Cherenkov emission-based external radiotherapy dosimetry: II. Electron beam quality specification and uncertainties. Med Phys. 2019 May.46(5):2383-2393. Pubmedid: 30706493.
  • Avanzo M, Pirrone G, Mileto M, Massarut S, Stancanello J, Baradaran-Ghahfarokhi M, Rink A, Barresi L, Vinante L, Piccoli E, Trovo M, El Naqa I, Sartor G. Prediction of skin dose in low-kV intraoperative radiotherapy using machine learning models trained on results of in vivo dosimetry. Med Phys. 2019 Mar.46(3):1447-1454. Pubmedid: 30620412.
  • Cui S, Luo Y, Hsin Tseng H, Ten Haken RK, El Naqa I. Artificial Neural Network with Composite Architectures for Prediction of Local Control in Radiotherapy. IEEE Trans Radiat Plasma Med Sci. 2019 Mar.3(2):242-249. Pubmedid: 30854501. Pmcid: PMC6404537.
  • Luo Y, McShan D, Ray D, Matuszak M, Jolly S, Lawrence T, Ming Kong F, Ten Haken R, El Naqa I. Development of a Fully Cross-Validated Bayesian Network Approach for Local Control Prediction in Lung Cancer. IEEE Trans Radiat Plasma Med Sci. 2019 Mar.3(2):232-241. Pubmedid: 30854500. Pmcid: PMC6404542.
  • Nie K, Al-Hallaq H, Li XA, Benedict SH, Sohn JW, Moran JM, Fan Y, Huang M, Knopp MV, Michalski JM, Monroe J, Obcemea C, Tsien CI, Solberg T, Wu J, Xia P, Xiao Y, El Naqa I. NCTN Assessment on Current Applications of Radiomics in Oncology. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Jun.104(2):302-315. Pubmedid: 30711529. Pmcid: PMC6499656.
  • Cuneo KC, Devasia T, Sun Y, Schipper MJ, Karnak D, Davis MA, Owen D, Feng M, El Naqa I, Bazzi L, Ten Haken R, Lawrence TS. Serum Levels of Hepatocyte Growth Factor and CD40 Ligand Predict Radiation-Induced Liver Injury. Transl Oncol. 2019 Jul.12(7):889-894. Pubmedid: 31078059. Pmcid: PMC6514276.
  • Deist TM, Dankers FJWM, Valdes G, Wijsman R, Hsu IC, Oberije C, Lustberg T, van Soest J, Hoebers F, Jochems A, El Naqa I, Wee L, Morin O, Raleigh DR, Bots W, Kaanders JH, Belderbos J, Kwint M, Solberg T, Monshouwer R, Bussink J, Dekker A, Lambin P. Erratum: "Machine learning algorithms for outcome prediction in (chemo)radiotherapy: An empirical comparison of classifiers" [Med. Phys. 45 (7), 3449-3459 (2018)]. Med Phys. 2019 Feb.46(2):1080-1087. Pubmedid: 30730570.
  • Chotchutipan T, Rosen BS, Hawkins PG, Lee JY, Saripalli AL, Thakkar D, Eisbruch A, El Naqa I, Mierzwa ML. Volumetric 18 F-FDG-PET parameters as predictors of locoregional failure in low-risk HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer after definitive chemoradiation therapy. Head Neck. 2019 Feb.41(2):366-373. Pubmedid: 30548704. Pmcid: PMC6411288.
  • Waninger JJ, Green MD, Cheze Le Rest C, Rosen B, El Naqa I. Integrating radiomics into clinical trial design. Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2019 Dec.63(4):339-346. Pubmedid: 31527581.
  • Wei L, Osman S, Hatt M, El Naqa I. Machine learning for radiomics-based multimodality and multiparametric modeling. Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2019 Dec.63(4):323-338. Pubmedid: 31527580.
  • El Naqa I, Irrer J, Ritter TA, DeMarco J, Al-Hallaq H, Booth J, Kim G, Alkhatib A, Popple R, Perez M, Farrey K, Moran JM. Machine learning for automated quality assurance in radiotherapy: A proof of principle using EPID data description. Med Phys. 2019 Apr.46(4):1914-1921. Pubmedid: 30734324.
  • Deng J, El Naqa I, Xing L. Editorial: Machine Learning With Radiation Oncology Big Data. Front Oncol. 2018 Sep.8:416. Pubmedid: 30319978. Pmcid: PMC6170661.
  • El Naqa I, Ten Haken RK. Can radiomics personalise immunotherapy?. Lancet Oncol. 2018 Sep.19(9):1138-1139. Pubmedid: 30120042.
  • El Naqa I, Ruan D, Valdes G, Dekker A, McNutt T, Ge Y, Wu QJ, Oh JH, Thor M, Smith W, Rao A, Fuller C, Xiao Y, Manion F, Schipper M, Mayo C, Moran JM, Ten Haken R. Machine learning and modeling: Data, validation, communication challenges. Med Phys. 2018 Oct.45(10):e834-e840. Pubmedid: 30144098. Pmcid: PMC6181755.
  • El Naqa I, Napel S, Zaidi H. Radiogenomics is the future of treatment response assessment in clinical oncology. Med Phys. 2018 Oct.45(10):4325-4328. Pubmedid: 29863785.
  • Tseng HH, Wei L, Cui S, Luo Y, Ten Haken RK, El Naqa I. Machine Learning and Imaging Informatics in Oncology. Oncology-Basel. 2018 Nov.98(6):344-362. Pubmedid: 30472716. Pmcid: PMC6533165.
  • El Naqa I, Pandey G, Aerts H, Chien JT, Andreassen CN, Niemierko A, Ten Haken RK. Radiation Therapy Outcomes Models in the Era of Radiomics and Radiogenomics: Uncertainties and Validation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Nov.102(4):1070-1073. Pubmedid: 30353869. Pmcid: PMC7405918.
  • Rosen BS, Hawkins PG, Polan DF, Balter JM, Brock KK, Kamp JD, Lockhart CM, Eisbruch A, Mierzwa ML, Ten Haken RK, El Naqa I. Early Changes in Serial CBCT-Measured Parotid Gland Biomarkers Predict Chronic Xerostomia After Head and Neck Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Nov.102(4):1319-1329. Pubmedid: 30003997. Pmcid: PMC6411287.
  • Lei H, Zhang W, Oraiqat I, Liu Z, Ni J, Wang X, El Naqa I. Toward in vivo dosimetry in external beam radiotherapy using x-ray acoustic computed tomography: A soft-tissue phantom study validation. Med Phys. 2018 Jun. Pubmedid: 29956335.
  • Luo Y, McShan DL, Matuszak MM, Ray D, Lawrence TS, Jolly S, Kong FM, Ten Haken RK, El Naqa I. A multiobjective Bayesian networks approach for joint prediction of tumor local control and radiation pneumonitis in nonsmall-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) for response-adapted radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2018 Jun. Pubmedid: 29862533. Pmcid: PMC6279602.
  • Milano MT, Sharma M, Soltys SG, Sahgal A, Usuki KY, Saenz JM, Grimm J, El Naqa I. Radiation-Induced Edema After Single-Fraction or Multifraction Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Meningioma: A Critical Review. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Jun.101(2):344-357. Pubmedid: 29726362.
  • Deist TM, Dankers FJWM, Valdes G, Wijsman R, Hsu IC, Oberije C, Lustberg T, van Soest J, Hoebers F, Jochems A, El Naqa I, Wee L, Morin O, Raleigh DR, Bots W, Kaanders JH, Belderbos J, Kwint M, Solberg T, Monshouwer R, Bussink J, Dekker A, Lambin P. Machine learning algorithms for outcome prediction in (chemo)radiotherapy: An empirical comparison of classifiers. Med Phys. 2018 Jul.45(7):3449-3459. Pubmedid: 29763967. Pmcid: PMC6095141.
  • Tseng HH, Luo Y, Ten Haken RK, El Naqa I. The Role of Machine Learning in Knowledge-Based Response-Adapted Radiotherapy. Front Oncol. 2018 Jul.8:266. Pubmedid: 30101124. Pmcid: PMC6072876.
  • Hickling S, Xiang L, Jones KC, Parodi K, Assmann W, Avery S, Hobson M, El Naqa I. Ionizing radiation-induced acoustics for radiotherapy and diagnostic radiology applications. Med Phys. 2018 Jul.45(7):e707-e721. Pubmedid: 29679491.
  • El Naqa I, Brock K, Yu Y, Langen K, Klein EE. On the Fuzziness of Machine Learning, Neural Networks, and Artificial Intelligence in Radiation Oncology. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Jan.100(1):1-4. Pubmedid: 29254765.
  • El Naqa I, Johansson A, Owen D, Cuneo K, Cao Y, Matuszak M, Bazzi L, Lawrence TS, Ten Haken RK. Modeling of Normal Tissue Complications Using Imaging and Biomarkers After Radiation Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 Feb.100(2):335-343. Pubmedid: 29353652. Pmcid: PMC5779633.
  • Jochems A, El-Naqa I, Kessler M, Mayo CS, Jolly S, Matuszak M, Faivre-Finn C, Price G, Holloway L, Vinod S, Field M, Barakat MS, Thwaites D, de Ruysscher D, Dekker A, Lambin P. A prediction model for early death in non-small cell lung cancer patients following curative-intent chemoradiotherapy. Acta Oncol. 2018 Feb.57(2):226-230. Pubmedid: 29034756. Pmcid: PMC6108087.
  • Vallières M, Laberge S, Diamant A, El Naqa I. Enhancement of multimodality texture-based prediction models via optimization of PET and MR image acquisition protocols: a proof of concept. Phys Med Biol. 2017 Oct.62(22):8536-8565. Pubmedid: 28872054.
  • Jochems A, Deist TM, El Naqa I, Kessler M, Mayo C, Reeves J, Jolly S, Matuszak M, Ten Haken R, van Soest J, Oberije C, Faivre-Finn C, Price G, de Ruysscher D, Lambin P, Dekker A. Developing and Validating a Survival Prediction Model for NSCLC Patients Through Distributed Learning Across 3 Countries. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Oct.99(2):344-352. Pubmedid: 28871984. Pmcid: PMC5575360.
  • Avanzo M, Stancanello J, El Naqa I. Beyond imaging: The promise of radiomics. Phys Med. 2017 Jun.38:122-139. Pubmedid: 28595812.
  • Perez JR, Ybarra N, Chagnon F, Serban M, Lee S, Seuntjens J, Lesur O, El Naqa I. Tracking of Mesenchymal Stem Cells with Fluorescence Endomicroscopy Imaging in Radiotherapy-Induced Lung Injury. Sci Rep. 2017 Jan.7:40748. Pubmedid: 28102237. Pmcid: PMC5244404.
  • Hickling S, Lei H, Hobson M, Léger P, Wang X, El Naqa I. Experimental evaluation of x-ray acoustic computed tomography for radiotherapy dosimetry applications. Med Phys. 2017 Feb.44(2):608-617. Pubmedid: 28121381.
  • Liu F, Tai A, Lee P, Biswas T, Ding GX, El Naqa I, Grimm J, Jackson A, Kong FS, LaCouture T, Loo B, Miften M, Solberg T, Li XA. Tumor control probability modeling for stereotactic body radiation therapy of early-stage lung cancer using multiple bio-physical models. Radiother Oncol. 2017 Feb.122(2):286-294. Pubmedid: 27871671. Pmcid: PMC5649355.
  • Constanzo J, Wei L, Tseng HH, El Naqa I. Radiomics in precision medicine for lung cancer. Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2017 Dec.6(6):635-647. Pubmedid: 29218267. Pmcid: PMC5709132.
  • Vallières M, Kay-Rivest E, Perrin LJ, Liem X, Furstoss C, Aerts HJWL, Khaouam N, Nguyen-Tan PF, Wang CS, Sultanem K, Seuntjens J, El Naqa I. Radiomics strategies for risk assessment of tumour failure in head-and-neck cancer. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug.7(1):10117. Pubmedid: 28860628. Pmcid: PMC5579274.
  • El Naqa I, Kerns SL, Coates J, Luo Y, Speers C, West CML, Rosenstein BS, Ten Haken RK. Radiogenomics and radiotherapy response modeling. Phys Med Biol. 2017 Aug.62(16):R179-R206. Pubmedid: 28657906. Pmcid: PMC5557376.
  • Berthon B, Spezi E, Galavis P, Shepherd T, Apte A, Hatt M, Fayad H, De Bernardi E, Soffientini CD, Ross Schmidtlein C, El Naqa I, Jeraj R, Lu W, Das S, Zaidi H, Mawlawi OR, Visvikis D, Lee JA, Kirov AS. Toward a standard for the evaluation of PET-Auto-Segmentation methods following the recommendations of AAPM task group No. 211: Requirements and implementation. Med Phys. 2017 Aug.44(8):4098-4111. Pubmedid: 28474819. Pmcid: PMC5575543.
  • Luo Y, El Naqa I, McShan DL, Ray D, Lohse I, Matuszak MM, Owen D, Jolly S, Lawrence TS, Kong FS, Ten Haken RK. Unraveling biophysical interactions of radiation pneumonitis in non-small-cell lung cancer via Bayesian network analysis. Radiother Oncol. 2017 Apr.123(1):85-92. Pubmedid: 28237401. Pmcid: PMC5386796.
  • Mayo CS, Kessler ML, Eisbruch A, Weyburne G, Feng M, Hayman JA, Jolly S, El Naqa I, Moran JM, Matuszak MM, Anderson CJ, Holevinski LP, McShan DL, Merkel SM, Machnak SL, Lawrence TS, Ten Haken RK. The big data effort in radiation oncology: Data mining or data farming?. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2016 Oct.1(4):260-271. Pubmedid: 28740896. Pmcid: PMC5514231.
  • Markel D, Levesque I, Larkin J, Léger P, El Naqa I. A 4D biomechanical lung phantom for joint segmentation/registration evaluation. Phys Med Biol. 2016 Oct.61(19):7012-7030. Pubmedid: 27649100.
  • Sapir E, Tao Y, Feng F, Samuels S, El Naqa I, Murdoch-Kinch CA, Feng M, Schipper M, Eisbruch A. Predictors of Dysgeusia in Patients With Oropharyngeal Cancer Treated With Chemotherapy and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct.96(2):354-361. Pubmedid: 27473816.
  • Pater P, Bäckstöm G, Villegas F, Ahnesjö A, Enger SA, Seuntjens J, El Naqa I. Proton and light ion RBE for the induction of direct DNA double strand breaks. Med Phys. 2016 May.43(5):2131. Pubmedid: 27147325.
  • Hickling S, Leger P, El Naqa I. On the Detectability of Acoustic Waves Induced Following Irradiation by a Radiotherapy Linear Accelerator. Ieee Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2016 May.63(5):683-690. Pubmedid: 26886983.
  • Coates J, El Naqa I. Outcome modeling techniques for prostate cancer radiotherapy: Data, models, and validation. Phys Med. 2016 Mar.32(3):512-520. Pubmedid: 27053448.
  • Coates J, Souhami L, El Naqa I. Big Data Analytics for Prostate Radiotherapy. Front Oncol. 2016 Jun.6:149. Pubmedid: 27379211. Pmcid: PMC4905980.
  • Ohri N, Duan F, Snyder BS, Wei B, Machtay M, Alavi A, Siegel BA, Johnson DW, Bradley JD, DeNittis A, Werner-Wasik M, El Naqa I. Pretreatment 18F-FDG PET Textural Features in Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Secondary Analysis of ACRIN 6668/RTOG 0235. J Nucl Med. 2016 Jun.57(6):842-848. Pubmedid: 26912429. Pmcid: PMC4987286.
  • Benedict SH, El Naqa I, Klein EE. Introduction to Big Data in Radiation Oncology: Exploring Opportunities for Research, Quality Assessment, and Clinical Care. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Jul.95(3):871-872. Pubmedid: 27302502.
  • Sloan JA, Halyard M, El Naqa I, Mayo C. Lessons From Large-Scale Collection of Patient-Reported Outcomes: Implications for Big Data Aggregation and Analytics. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Jul.95(3):922-929. Pubmedid: 27302508. Pmcid: PMC6544440.
  • El Naqa I. Perspectives on making big data analytics work for oncology. Methods. 2016 Dec.111:32-44. Pubmedid: 27586524.
  • Maria OM, Maria AM, Ybarra N, Jeyaseelan K, Lee S, Perez J, Shalaby MY, Lehnert S, Faria S, Serban M, Seuntjens J, El Naqa I. Mesenchymal Stem Cells Adopt Lung Cell Phenotype in Normal and Radiation-induced Lung Injury Conditions. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2016 Apr.24(4):283-295. Pubmedid: 26200842.
  • Lim K, Erickson B, Jürgenliemk-Schulz IM, Gaffney D, Creutzberg CL, Viswanathan A, Portelance L, Beriwal S, Wolfson A, Bosch W, De Los Santos J, Yashar C, Jhingran A, Varia M, El Naqa I, King B, Fyles A. Variability in clinical target volume delineation for intensity modulated radiation therapy in 3 challenging cervix cancer scenarios. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2015 Nov.5(6):e557-e565. Pubmedid: 26432679. Pmcid: PMC4884648.
  • Lee S, Ybarra N, Jeyaseelan K, Faria S, Kopek N, Brisebois P, Bradley JD, Robinson C, Seuntjens J, El Naqa I. Bayesian network ensemble as a multivariate strategy to predict radiation pneumonitis risk. Med Phys. 2015 May.42(5):2421-2430. Pubmedid: 25979036.
  • Vallières M, Freeman CR, Skamene SR, El Naqa I. A radiomics model from joint FDG-PET and MRI texture features for the prediction of lung metastases in soft-tissue sarcomas of the extremities. Phys Med Biol. 2015 Jul.60(14):5471-5496. Pubmedid: 26119045.
  • Després P, Beaulieu L, El Naqa I, Seuntjens J. Special section: Selected papers from the Fifth International Workshop on Monte Carlo Techniques in Medical Physics. Phys Med Biol. 2015 Jul.60(13):4947-4950. Pubmedid: 26061970.
  • Hatt M, Majdoub M, Vallières M, Tixier F, Le Rest CC, Groheux D, Hindié E, Martineau A, Pradier O, Hustinx R, Perdrisot R, Guillevin R, El Naqa I, Visvikis D. 18F-FDG PET uptake characterization through texture analysis: investigating the complementary nature of heterogeneity and functional tumor volume in a multi-cancer site patient cohort. J Nucl Med. 2015 Jan.56(1):38-44. Pubmedid: 25500829.
  • Klein EE, El Naqa I, Langen K, Dogan N. Physics: The Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Radiation Therapy is Accelerating in Utility and Novelty. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Dec.93(5):953-956. Pubmedid: 26581131.
  • Coates J, Jeyaseelan AK, Ybarra N, David M, Faria S, Souhami L, Cury F, Duclos M, El Naqa I. Contrasting analytical and data-driven frameworks for radiogenomic modeling of normal tissue toxicities in prostate cancer. Radiother Oncol. 2015 Apr.115(1):107-113. Pubmedid: 25818395.
  • Coates J, Ybarra N, El Naqa I. Non-invasive whole-body plethysmograph for assessment and prediction of radiation-induced lung injury using simultaneously acquired nitric oxide and lung volume measurements. Physiol Meas. 2014 Sep.35(9):1737-1750. Pubmedid: 25119582.
  • Johnson ME, Pereira GC, El Naqa IM, Goddu SM, Al-Lozi R, Apte A, Mansur DB. Determination of planning target volume for whole stomach irradiation using daily megavoltage computed tomographic images. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2014 Mar.2(4):e85-e88. Pubmedid: 24674190.
  • Pater P, Seuntjens J, El Naqa I, Bernal MA. On the consistency of Monte Carlo track structure DNA damage simulations. Med Phys. 2014 Dec.41(12):121708. Pubmedid: 25471955.
  • Robinson CG, DeWees TA, El Naqa IM, Creach KM, Olsen JR, Crabtree TD, Meyers BF, Puri V, Bell JM, Parikh PJ, Bradley JD. Patterns of failure after stereotactic body radiation therapy or lobar resection for clinical stage I non-small-cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2013 Feb.8(2):192-201. Pubmedid: 23287852.
  • Markel D, Zaidi H, El Naqa I. Novel multimodality segmentation using level sets and Jensen-Rényi divergence. Med Phys. 2013 Dec.40(12):121908. Pubmedid: 24320519.
  • White B, Zhao T, Lamb J, Wuenschel S, Bradley J, El Naqa I, Low D. Distribution of lung tissue hysteresis during free breathing. Med Phys. 2013 Apr.40(4):043501. Pubmedid: 23556925. Pmcid: PMC3612117.
  • Kidd EA, El Naqa I, Siegel BA, Dehdashti F, Grigsby PW. FDG-PET-based prognostic nomograms for locally advanced cervical cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2012 Oct.127(1):136-140. Pubmedid: 22735785. Pmcid: PMC3991305.
  • Zaidi H, Abdoli M, Fuentes CL, El Naqa IM. Comparative methods for PET image segmentation in pharyngolaryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2012 May.39(5):881-891. Pubmedid: 22289958. Pmcid: PMC3326239.
  • Seuntjens J, Beaulieu L, El Naqa I, Després P. Special section: Selected papers from the Fourth International Workshop on Recent Advances in Monte Carlo Techniques for Radiation Therapy. Phys Med Biol. 2012 Jun.57(11). Pubmedid: 22764369.
  • Markel D, Naqa IE. WE-E-213CD-08: A Novel Level Set Active Contour Algorithm Using the Jensen-Renyi Divergence for Tumor Segmentation in PET. Med Phys. 2012 Jun.39(6Part27):3961. Pubmedid: 28519993.
  • Markel D, Naqa IE, Freeman C, Vallières M. SU-E-J-110: A Novel Level Set Active Contour Algorithm for Multimodality Joint Segmentation/Registration Using the Jensen-Rényi Divergence. Med Phys. 2012 Jun.39(6Part7):3678. Pubmedid: 28519785.
  • Watson P, Mainegra-Hing E, Soisson E, Naqa IE, Seuntjens J. SU-E-I-04: Implementation of a Fast Monte Carlo Scatter Correction for Cone- Beam Computed Tomography. Med Phys. 2012 Jun.39(6Part4):3625. Pubmedid: 28519491.
  • Pater P, Bernal M, Naqa IE, Seuntjens J. SU-E-T-05: Comparing DNA Strand Break Yields for Photons under Different Irradiation Conditions with Geant4-DNA. Med Phys. 2012 Jun.39(6Part9):3703. Pubmedid: 28519038.
  • Vallières M, Freeman CR, Skamene SR, Naqa IE. SU-D-BRB-03: Prediction of Tumor Outcomes Through Wavelet Image Fusion and Texture Analysis of PET/MR Imaging. Med Phys. 2012 Jun.39(6Part3):3615. Pubmedid: 28517427.
  • Lee S, Stroian G, Kopek N, AlBahhar M, Seuntjens J, El Naqa I. Analytical modelling of regional radiotherapy dose response of lung. Phys Med Biol. 2012 Jun.57(11):3309-3321. Pubmedid: 22572393.
  • El Naqa I, Pater P, Seuntjens J. Monte Carlo role in radiobiological modelling of radiotherapy outcomes. Phys Med Biol. 2012 Jun.57(11):R75-R97. Pubmedid: 22571871.
  • Watson P, Mainegra-Hing E, Soisson E, Naqa IE, Seuntjens J. Sci-Fri PM: Delivery - 12: Scatter-B-Gon: Implementing a fast Monte Carlo cone-beam computed tomography scatter correction on real data. Med Phys. 2012 Jul.39(7Part4):4644. Pubmedid: 28516651.
  • Gay HA, Barthold HJ, O'Meara E, Bosch WR, El Naqa I, Al-Lozi R, Rosenthal SA, Lawton C, Lee WR, Sandler H, Zietman A, Myerson R, Dawson LA, Willett C, Kachnic LA, Jhingran A, Portelance L, Ryu J, Small W, Gaffney D, Viswanathan AN, Michalski JM. Pelvic normal tissue contouring guidelines for radiation therapy: a Radiation Therapy Oncology Group consensus panel atlas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jul.83(3):e353-e362. Pubmedid: 22483697. Pmcid: PMC3904368.
  • Creach KM, El Naqa I, Bradley JD, Olsen JR, Parikh PJ, Drzymala RE, Bloch C, Robinson CG. Dosimetric predictors of chest wall pain after lung stereotactic body radiotherapy. Radiother Oncol. 2012 Jul.104(1):23-27. Pubmedid: 22385795.
  • Vaidya M, Creach KM, Frye J, Dehdashti F, Bradley JD, El Naqa I. Combined PET/CT image characteristics for radiotherapy tumor response in lung cancer. Radiother Oncol. 2012 Feb.102(2):239-245. Pubmedid: 22098794.
  • Huang EX, Bradley JD, El Naqa I, Hope AJ, Lindsay PE, Bosch WR, Matthews JW, Sause WT, Graham MV, Deasy JO. Modeling the risk of radiation-induced acute esophagitis for combined Washington University and RTOG trial 93-11 lung cancer patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Apr.82(5):1674-1679. Pubmedid: 21658856. Pmcid: PMC3783997.
  • Olsen JR, Robinson CG, El Naqa I, Creach KM, Drzymala RE, Bloch C, Parikh PJ, Bradley JD. Dose-response for stereotactic body radiotherapy in early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Nov.81(4):e299-e303. Pubmedid: 21477948.
  • White BM, Low DA, Zhao T, Wuenschel S, Lu W, Lamb JM, Mutic S, Bradley JD, El Naqa I. Investigation of a breathing surrogate prediction algorithm for prospective pulmonary gating. Med Phys. 2011 Mar.38(3):1587-1595. Pubmedid: 21520870. Pmcid: PMC3060936.
  • Oh JH, Craft J, Al Lozi R, Vaidya M, Meng Y, Deasy JO, Bradley JD, El Naqa I. A Bayesian network approach for modeling local failure in lung cancer. Phys Med Biol. 2011 Mar.56(6):1635-1651. Pubmedid: 21335651. Pmcid: PMC4646092.
  • Oh JH, Craft JM, Townsend R, Deasy JO, Bradley JD, El Naqa I. A bioinformatics approach for biomarker identification in radiation-induced lung inflammation from limited proteomics data. J Proteome Res. 2011 Mar.10(3):1406-1415. Pubmedid: 21226504. Pmcid: PMC3127583.
  • Perkins SM, Rubin JB, Leonard JR, Smyth MD, El Naqa I, Michalski JM, Simpson JR, Limbrick DL, Park TS, Mansur DB. Glioblastoma in children: a single-institution experience. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jul.80(4):1117-1121. Pubmedid: 21220190.
  • Yang D, Brame S, El Naqa I, Aditya A, Wu Y, Goddu SM, Mutic S, Deasy JO, Low DA. Technical note: DIRART--A software suite for deformable image registration and adaptive radiotherapy research. Med Phys. 2011 Jan.38(1):67-77. Pubmedid: 21361176. Pmcid: PMC3017581.
  • Huang EX, Hope AJ, Lindsay PE, Trovo M, El Naqa I, Deasy JO, Bradley JD. Heart irradiation as a risk factor for radiation pneumonitis. Acta Oncol. 2011 Jan.50(1):51-60. Pubmedid: 20874426. Pmcid: PMC4041523.
  • Lim K, Small W, Portelance L, Creutzberg C, Jürgenliemk-Schulz IM, Mundt A, Mell LK, Mayr N, Viswanathan A, Jhingran A, Erickson B, De los Santos J, Gaffney D, Yashar C, Beriwal S, Wolfson A, Taylor A, Bosch W, El Naqa I, Fyles A. Consensus guidelines for delineation of clinical target volume for intensity-modulated pelvic radiotherapy for the definitive treatment of cervix cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Feb.79(2):348-355. Pubmedid: 20472347.
  • Wang D, Bosch W, Kirsch DG, Al Lozi R, El Naqa I, Roberge D, Finkelstein SE, Petersen I, Haddock M, Chen YL, Saito NG, Hitchcock YJ, Wolfson AH, DeLaney TF. Variation in the gross tumor volume and clinical target volume for preoperative radiotherapy of primary large high-grade soft tissue sarcoma of the extremity among RTOG sarcoma radiation oncologists. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Dec.81(5):e775-e780. Pubmedid: 21277104. Pmcid: PMC3099246.
  • Mutic S, Brame RS, Oddiraju S, Parikh P, Westfall MA, Hopkins ML, Medina AD, Danieley JC, Michalski JM, El Naqa IM, Low DA, Wu B. Event (error and near-miss) reporting and learning system for process improvement in radiation oncology. Med Phys. 2010 Sep.37(9):5027-5036. Pubmedid: 20964222.
  • Chen R, Parry JJ, Akers WJ, Berezin MY, El Naqa IM, Achilefu S, Edwards WB, Rogers BE. Multimodality imaging of gene transfer with a receptor-based reporter gene. J Nucl Med. 2010 Sep.51(9):1456-1463. Pubmedid: 20720053. Pmcid: PMC2981350.
  • Zaidi H, El Naqa I. PET-guided delineation of radiation therapy treatment volumes: a survey of image segmentation techniques. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2010 Nov.37(11):2165-2187. Pubmedid: 20336455.
  • Marks LB, Bentzen SM, Deasy JO, Kong FM, Bradley JD, Vogelius IS, El Naqa I, Hubbs JL, Lebesque JV, Timmerman RD, Martel MK, Jackson A. Radiation dose-volume effects in the lung. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Mar.76(3 Suppl):S70-S76. Pubmedid: 20171521. Pmcid: PMC3576042.
  • Lawrence YR, Li XA, El Naqa I, Hahn CA, Marks LB, Merchant TE, Dicker AP. Radiation dose-volume effects in the brain. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Mar.76(3 Suppl):S20-S27. Pubmedid: 20171513. Pmcid: PMC3554255.
  • Roach M, Nam J, Gagliardi G, El Naqa I, Deasy JO, Marks LB. Radiation dose-volume effects and the penile bulb. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Mar.76(3 Suppl):S130-S134. Pubmedid: 20171507. Pmcid: PMC4786051.
  • Trovo M, Linda A, El Naqa I, Javidan-Nejad C, Bradley J. Early and late lung radiographic injury following stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). Lung Cancer. 2010 Jul.69(1):77-85. Pubmedid: 19910075.
  • Bradley JD, El Naqa I, Drzymala RE, Trovo M, Jones G, Denning MD. Stereotactic body radiation therapy for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer: the pattern of failure is distant. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Jul.77(4):1146-1150. Pubmedid: 19800181.
  • Yang D, Goddu SM, Lu W, Pechenaya OL, Wu Y, Deasy JO, El Naqa I, Low DA. Technical note: deformable image registration on partially matched images for radiotherapy applications. Med Phys. 2010 Jan.37(1):141-145. Pubmedid: 20175475. Pmcid: PMC4108644.
  • Michalski JM, Lawton C, El Naqa I, Ritter M, O'Meara E, Seider MJ, Lee WR, Rosenthal SA, Pisansky T, Catton C, Valicenti RK, Zietman AL, Bosch WR, Sandler H, Buyyounouski MK, Ménard C. Development of RTOG consensus guidelines for the definition of the clinical target volume for postoperative conformal radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Feb.76(2):361-368. Pubmedid: 19394158. Pmcid: PMC2847420.
  • Dehing-Oberije C, De Ruysscher D, Petit S, Van Meerbeeck J, Vandecasteele K, De Neve W, Dingemans AM, El Naqa I, Deasy J, Bradley J, Huang E, Lambin P. Development, external validation and clinical usefulness of a practical prediction model for radiation-induced dysphagia in lung cancer patients. Radiother Oncol. 2010 Dec.97(3):455-461. Pubmedid: 21084125.
  • Allozi R, Li XA, White J, Apte A, Tai A, Michalski JM, Bosch WR, El Naqa I. Tools for consensus analysis of experts' contours for radiotherapy structure definitions. Radiother Oncol. 2010 Dec.97(3):572-578. Pubmedid: 20708285. Pmcid: PMC3116271.
  • Oh JH, Yang Y, El Naqa I. Adaptive learning for relevance feedback: application to digital mammography. Med Phys. 2010 Aug.37(8):4432-4444. Pubmedid: 20879602. Pmcid: PMC2927692.
  • Crabtree TD, Denlinger CE, Meyers BF, El Naqa I, Zoole J, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Patterson GA, Bradley JD. Stereotactic body radiation therapy versus surgical resection for stage I non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Aug.140(2):377-386. Pubmedid: 20400121.
  • El Naqa I, Bradley JD, Lindsay PE, Hope AJ, Deasy JO. Predicting radiotherapy outcomes using statistical learning techniques. Phys Med Biol. 2009 Sep.54(18):S9-S30. Pubmedid: 19687564. Pmcid: PMC4041524.
  • Hu X, Macdonald DM, Huettner PC, Feng Z, El Naqa IM, Schwarz JK, Mutch DG, Grigsby PW, Powell SN, Wang X. A miR-200 microRNA cluster as prognostic marker in advanced ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2009 Sep.114(3):457-464. Pubmedid: 19501389.
  • Goddu SM, Yaddanapudi S, Pechenaya OL, Chaudhari SR, Klein EE, Khullar D, El Naqa I, Mutic S, Wahab S, Santanam L, Zoberi I, Low DA. Dosimetric consequences of uncorrected setup errors in helical Tomotherapy treatments of breast-cancer patients. Radiother Oncol. 2009 Oct.93(1):64-70. Pubmedid: 19733408.
  • Spencer SJ, Bonnin DA, Deasy JO, Bradley JD, El Naqa I. Bioinformatics methods for learning radiation-induced lung inflammation from heterogeneous retrospective and prospective data. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2009 Oct.2009:892863. Pubmedid: 19704920. Pmcid: PMC2688763.
  • Tang J, Rangayyan RM, Xu J, El Naqa I, Yang Y. Computer-aided detection and diagnosis of breast cancer with mammography: recent advances. Ieee Trans Inf Technol Biomed. 2009 Mar.13(2):236-251. Pubmedid: 19171527.
  • El Naqa I, Grigsby P, Apte A, Kidd E, Donnelly E, Khullar D, Chaudhari S, Yang D, Schmitt M, Laforest R, Thorstad W, Deasy JO. Exploring feature-based approaches in PET images for predicting cancer treatment outcomes. Pattern Recognit. 2009 Jun.42(6):1162-1171. Pubmedid: 20161266. Pmcid: PMC2701316.
  • Lawton CA, Michalski J, El-Naqa I, Kuban D, Lee WR, Rosenthal SA, Zietman A, Sandler H, Shipley W, Ritter M, Valicenti R, Catton C, Roach M, Pisansky TM, Seider M. Variation in the definition of clinical target volumes for pelvic nodal conformal radiation therapy for prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jun.74(2):377-382. Pubmedid: 18947941. Pmcid: PMC2905162.
  • Lawton CA, Michalski J, El-Naqa I, Buyyounouski MK, Lee WR, Menard C, O'Meara E, Rosenthal SA, Ritter M, Seider M. RTOG GU Radiation oncology specialists reach consensus on pelvic lymph node volumes for high-risk prostate cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jun.74(2):383-387. Pubmedid: 18947938. Pmcid: PMC2905150.
  • Brankov JG, Yang Y, Wei L, El Naqa I, Wernick MN. Learning a channelized observer for image quality assessment. Ieee T Med Imaging. 2009 Jul.28(7):991-999. Pubmedid: 19211351. Pmcid: PMC2826509.
  • Myerson RJ, Garofalo MC, El Naqa I, Abrams RA, Apte A, Bosch WR, Das P, Gunderson LL, Hong TS, Kim JJ, Willett CG, Kachnic LA. Elective clinical target volumes for conformal therapy in anorectal cancer: a radiation therapy oncology group consensus panel contouring atlas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jul.74(3):824-830. Pubmedid: 19117696. Pmcid: PMC2709288.
  • Yang D, Chaudhari SR, Goddu SM, Pratt D, Khullar D, Deasy JO, El Naqa I. Deformable registration of abdominal kilovoltage treatment planning CT and tomotherapy daily megavoltage CT for treatment adaptation. Med Phys. 2009 Feb.36(2):329-338. Pubmedid: 19291972. Pmcid: PMC5148039.
  • Yang D, Lu W, Low DA, Deasy JO, Hope AJ, El Naqa I. 4D-CT motion estimation using deformable image registration and 5D respiratory motion modeling. Med Phys. 2008 Oct.35(10):4577-4590. Pubmedid: 18975704. Pmcid: PMC2673589.
  • Yang D, Li H, Low DA, Deasy JO, El Naqa I. A fast inverse consistent deformable image registration method based on symmetric optical flow computation. Phys Med Biol. 2008 Nov.53(21):6143-6165. Pubmedid: 18854610. Pmcid: PMC3915046.
  • Trovo M, Bradley J, El Naqa I, Foster E, Meyers B, Govindan R, Patterson A. Esophageal carcinoma with celiac nodal metastases; curative or palliative?. J Thorac Oncol. 2008 Jul.3(7):751-755. Pubmedid: 18594321.
  • Zheng J, Ochoa E, Misselwitz B, Yang D, El Naqa I, Woodard PK, Abendschein D. Targeted contrast agent helps to monitor advanced plaque during progression: a magnetic resonance imaging study in rabbits. Invest Radiol. 2008 Jan.43(1):49-55. Pubmedid: 18097277.
  • Lin LL, El Naqa I, Leonard JR, Park TS, Hollander AS, Michalski JM, Mansur DB. Long-term outcome in children treated for craniopharyngioma with and without radiotherapy. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2008 Feb.1(2):126-130. Pubmedid: 18352781.
  • Wang X, El Naqa IM. Prediction of both conserved and nonconserved microRNA targets in animals. Bioinformatics. 2008 Feb.24(3):325-332. Pubmedid: 18048393.
  • Santanam L, Esthappan J, Mutic S, Klein EE, Goddu SM, Chaudhari S, Wahab S, El Naqa IM, Low DA, Grigsby PW. Estimation of setup uncertainty using planar and MVCT imaging for gynecologic malignancies. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Aug.71(5):1511-1517. Pubmedid: 18538499.
  • Deasy JO, El Naqa I. Image-based modeling of normal tissue complication probability for radiation therapy. Cancer Treat Res. 2008.139:215-256. Pubmedid: 18236719.
  • El Naqa I, Cui J, Lindsay P, Olivera G, Deasy JO. The denoising of Monte Carlo dose distributions using convolution superposition calculations. Phys Med Biol. 2007 Sep.52(17):N375-N385. Pubmedid: 17762073.
  • Bradley JD, Hope A, El Naqa I, Apte A, Lindsay PE, Bosch W, Matthews J, Sause W, Graham MV, Deasy JO. A nomogram to predict radiation pneumonitis, derived from a combined analysis of RTOG 9311 and institutional data. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Nov.69(4):985-992. Pubmedid: 17689035. Pmcid: PMC2196217.
  • Christensen GE, Song JH, Lu W, El Naqa I, Low DA. Tracking lung tissue motion and expansion/compression with inverse consistent image registration and spirometry. Med Phys. 2007 Jun.34(6):2155-2163. Pubmedid: 17654918.
  • Lindsay PE, El Naqa I, Hope AJ, Vicic M, Cui J, Bradley JD, Deasy JO. Retrospective monte carlo dose calculations with limited beam weight information. Med Phys. 2007 Jan.34(1):334-346. Pubmedid: 17278519.
  • El Naqa I, Yang D, Apte A, Khullar D, Mutic S, Zheng J, Bradley JD, Grigsby P, Deasy JO. Concurrent multimodality image segmentation by active contours for radiotherapy treatment planning. Med Phys. 2007 Dec.34(12):4738-4749. Pubmedid: 18196801.
  • El Naqa I, Low DA, Bradley JD, Vicic M, Deasy JO. Deblurring of breathing motion artifacts in thoracic PET images by deconvolution methods. Med Phys. 2006 Oct.33(10):3587-3600. Pubmedid: 17089825.
  • Biehl KJ, Kong FM, Dehdashti F, Jin JY, Mutic S, El Naqa I, Siegel BA, Bradley JD. 18F-FDG PET definition of gross tumor volume for radiotherapy of non-small cell lung cancer: is a single standardized uptake value threshold approach appropriate?. J Nucl Med. 2006 Nov.47(11):1808-1812. Pubmedid: 17079814.
  • El Naqa I, Suneja G, Lindsay PE, Hope AJ, Alaly JR, Vicic M, Bradley JD, Apte A, Deasy JO. Dose response explorer: an integrated open-source tool for exploring and modelling radiotherapy dose-volume outcome relationships. Phys Med Biol. 2006 Nov.51(22):5719-5735. Pubmedid: 17068361.
  • Hope AJ, Lindsay PE, El Naqa I, Alaly JR, Vicic M, Bradley JD, Deasy JO. Modeling radiation pneumonitis risk with clinical, dosimetric, and spatial parameters. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 May.65(1):112-124. Pubmedid: 16618575.
  • El Naqa I, Bradley J, Blanco AI, Lindsay PE, Vicic M, Hope A, Deasy JO. Multivariable modeling of radiotherapy outcomes, including dose-volume and clinical factors. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Mar.64(4):1275-1286. Pubmedid: 16504765.
  • Bradley JD, Nofal AN, El Naqa IM, Lu W, Liu J, Hubenschmidt J, Low DA, Drzymala RE, Khullar D. Comparison of helical, maximum intensity projection (MIP), and averaged intensity (AI) 4D CT imaging for stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) planning in lung cancer. Radiother Oncol. 2006 Dec.81(3):264-268. Pubmedid: 17113668.
  • Mansur DB, Kong FM, El Naqa I, Taylor ME, Zoberi I, Bradley JD, Perez CA, Klein EE. CT localization of axillary lymph nodes in relation to the humeral head: significance of arm position for radiation therapy planning. Radiother Oncol. 2005 Nov.77(2):191-193. Pubmedid: 16271409.
  • El Naqa I, Kawrakow I, Fippel M, Siebers JV, Lindsay PE, Wickerhauser MV, Vicic M, Zakarian K, Kauffmann N, Deasy JO. A comparison of Monte Carlo dose calculation denoising techniques. Phys Med Biol. 2005 Mar.50(5):909-922. Pubmedid: 15798264.
  • Blanco AI, Chao KS, El Naqa I, Franklin GE, Zakarian K, Vicic M, Deasy JO. Dose-volume modeling of salivary function in patients with head-and-neck cancer receiving radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Jul.62(4):1055-1069. Pubmedid: 15990009.
  • Lu W, Low DA, Parikh PJ, Nystrom MM, El Naqa IM, Wahab SH, Handoko M, Fooshee D, Bradley JD. Comparison of spirometry and abdominal height as four-dimensional computed tomography metrics in lung. Med Phys. 2005 Jul.32(7Part1):2351-2357. Pubmedid: 28493581.
  • Lu W, Low DA, Parikh PJ, Nystrom MM, El Naqa IM, Wahab SH, Handoko M, Fooshee D, Bradley JD. Comparison of spirometry and abdominal height as four-dimensional computed tomography metrics in lung. Med Phys. 2005 Jul.32(7):2351-2357. Pubmedid: 16121592.
  • Zheng J, El Naqa I, Rowold FE, Pilgram TK, Woodard PK, Saffitz JE, Tang D. Quantitative assessment of coronary artery plaque vulnerability by high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging and computational biomechanics: a pilot study ex vivo. Magn Reson Med. 2005 Dec.54(6):1360-1368. Pubmedid: 16265643. Pmcid: PMC1474004.
  • Lu W, Parikh PJ, El Naqa IM, Nystrom MM, Hubenschmidt JP, Wahab SH, Mutic S, Singh AK, Christensen GE, Bradley JD, Low DA. Quantitation of the reconstruction quality of a four-dimensional computed tomography process for lung cancer patients. Med Phys. 2005 Apr.32(4):890-901. Pubmedid: 15895571.
  • El-Naqa I, Yang Y, Galatsanos NP, Nishikawa RM, Wernick MN. A similarity learning approach to content-based image retrieval: application to digital mammography. Ieee T Med Imaging. 2004 Oct.23(10):1233-1244. Pubmedid: 15493691.
  • Bradley J, Deasy JO, Bentzen S, El-Naqa I. Dosimetric correlates for acute esophagitis in patients treated with radiotherapy for lung carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2004 Mar.58(4):1106-1113. Pubmedid: 15001251.
  • Mansur DB, El Naqa I, Kong F, Klein EE, Taylor ME, Zoberi I, Bradley JD, Perez CA. Localization of internal mammary lymph nodes by CT simulation: implications for breast radiation therapy planning. Radiother Oncol. 2004 Dec.73(3):355-357. Pubmedid: 15588882.
  • El-Naqa I, Yang Y, Wernick MN, Galatsanos NP, Nishikawa RM. A support vector machine approach for detection of microcalcifications. Ieee T Med Imaging. 2002 Dec.21(12):1552-1563. Pubmedid: 12588039.


Title: Combined Radiation Acoustics and Ultrasound Imaging for Real-Time Guidance in Radiotherapy
Sponsor: Nat Institutes of Health
PI: El Naqa, I.

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