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Dongxu Wang

Clinical Assistant Professor,  Radiation Oncology

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Phone: +1 319 384 9340
Email: dongxu-wang@uiowa.edu


BSc, Physics, Nanjing University, China
PhD, Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison,


Primary: Radiation Oncology

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Research Summary

1. Optimization of intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT) and dose layer repainting;

2. Partial-gantry and cone-beam proton computed tomography;

3. Proton therapy shielding calculation;

4. Monte Carlo simulation and tracking of patient dose due to secondary neutrons during proton therapy;

5. Radiobiological effect of protons and other heavy charged particles;

6. Comparison between photon and proton SRS (in collaboration with Dr. Ryan Flynn)

Recent Publications

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  1. Wang, D, Mackie, T, Tomé, W. Bragg peak prediction from quantitative proton computed tomography using different path estimates. Phys Med Biol 56(3):587-99, 2011. [PubMed]
  2. Wang, D, Mackie, T, Tomé, W. On the use of a proton path probability map for proton computed tomography reconstruction. Med Phys 37(8):4138-45, 2010. [PubMed]
  3. Axford, D, Davis, J, Wang, N, Wang, D, Zhang, T, Zhao, J, Peters, B. Molecularly resolved protein electromechanical properties. J Phys Chem B 111(30):9062-8, 2007. [PubMed]
  4. Wang, D, Zhao, J, Hu, S, Yin, X, Liang, S, Liu, Y, Deng, S. Where, and how, does a nanowire break? Nano Lett 7(5):1208-12, 2007. [PubMed]
  5. Zhao, J, Huang, Z, Yin, X, Wang, D, Uosaki, K. Theoretical analysis of the potential distribution and transportation behavior of the ordered alkyl monolayer-silicon junction. Phys Chem Chem Phys 8(48):5653-8, 2006. [PubMed]