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Dylan Yamabe Breitkreutz, PhD


Dylan Yamabe Breitkreutz completed his BSc in Mathematics and Physics at the Augustana Faculty of the University of Alberta (Camrose, Alberta, Canada) in 2012, his MSc in Medical Physics at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) in 2015 and his PhD in Medical Physics at the University of Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) in 2019. Dylan's PhD work was supported by an NSERC Vanier Scholarship and an AAPM/RSNA Fellowship. His research interests focus on Monte Carlo modeling of novel radiation therapy sources.

Dylan joined the Stanford University Medical Physics Residency in 2019.


Breitkreutz, DY., Bialek, S., Vojnovic, B., Kavanagh, A., Johnstone, C., Rovner, Z., Kanesalingam, T., and Bazalova-Carter, M. A 3D-printed modular phantom for quality assurance of image-guided small animal irradiators: design, imaging experiments and Monte Carlo simulations. Medical Physics, 2019

Breitkreutz, DY., Renaud, MA., Seuntjens, J., Weil, MD., Zavgorodni, S., Bazalova-Carter, M. Inverse optimization of low-cost kilovoltage x-ray arc therapy plans. Medical Physics, 2018

Breitkreutz, DY., Weil, MD., Zavgorodni, S., Bazalova-Carter, M. Monte Carlo simulations of a kilovoltage external beam radiotherapy system on phantoms and breast patients. Medical Physics, 2017

Bazalova-Carter, M., Breitkreutz, DY., Wilfley, BP., Graves, EE. Feasibility of external beam radiation therapy to deep-seated targets with kilovoltage x-rays. Medical Physics, 2017

Breitkreutz, DY., Fallone, BG., Yahya, A. Effect of J coupling on 1.3-ppm lipid methylene signal acquired with localised proton MRS at 3T. NMR in Biomedicine, August 2015 

Breitkreutz D., Hlatky L., Rietman E., Tuszynski J. Molecular signaling network complexity is correlated with cancer patient survivability. PNAS, June 2012

Breitkreutz D., Olson L. Just Missing Fermat. COPLAC: Metamorphosis, 2011 http://www.coplac.org/metamorphosis/metamorphosis.php