RADIATION THERAPY: Jian-Yue Jin, PhD, Radiation Oncology, received a 3-year, $1.2M R01 grant from NCI/NIH

Photo: Jian-Yue (JJ) Jin, PhDJian-Yue Jin, PhD, Radiation Oncology, received a 3-year, $1.2M R01 grant from NCI/NIH for “A synchronized moving grid (SMOG) system to improve CBCT for IGRT and ART.”

Technology called “Cone Beam Computed Tomography” (CBCT) has vastly improved the accuracy of radiation treatment over the years and has played a critical role in intervention, diagnoses involving fast-moving organs, and image-guided surgery. However, CBCT images are prone to three major problems that degrade image quality and limit advanced applications. Dr. Jin has developed a way to address all three of these issues with one device. Research funding will allow his group to build a prototype radiotherapy system and test it in a clinical setting.

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