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Sarah McGuire

Associate Professor,  Radiation Oncology

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Phone: +1 319 384 8475
Email: sarah-mcguire@uiowa.edu


BS, Biomedical Engineering, Milwaukee School of Engineering, WI
PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC
Post-Doc, Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC
Post-Doc, Radiation Physics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC


Primary: Radiation Oncology

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My research focuses on the implementation of novel imaging modalities and applications for target delineation, normal tissue sparing, and evaluating tumor and normal tissue response to radiation therapy.

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  1. McGuire, S, Menda, Y, Ponto, L, Gross, B, Juweid, M, Bayouth, J. A methodology for incorporating functional bone marrow sparing in IMRT planning for pelvic radiation therapy. Radiother Oncol 99(1):49-54, 2011. [PubMed]
  2. McGuire, S, Menda, Y, Boles Ponto, L, Gross, B, Buatti, J, Bayouth, J. 3'-deoxy-3'-[?F]fluorothymidine PET quantification of bone marrow response to radiation dose. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81(3):888-93, 2011. [PubMed]
  3. Menda, Y, Ponto, L, Dornfeld, K, Tewson, T, Watkins, G, Gupta, A, Anderson, C, McGuire, S, Schultz, M, Sunderland, J, Graham, M, Buatti, J. Investigation of the pharmacokinetics of 3'-deoxy-3'-[18F]fluorothymidine uptake in the bone marrow before and early after initiation of chemoradiation therapy in head and neck cancer. Nucl Med Biol 37(4):433-8, 2010. [PubMed]
  4. McGuire, S, Zhou, S, Marks, L, Dewhirst, M, Yin, F, Das, S. A methodology for using SPECT to reduce intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) dose to functioning lung. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66(5):1543-52, 2006. [PubMed]