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  • Emil Schueler

    Emil Schueler

    Instructor, Radiation Oncology - Radiation Physics

    Bio Dr. Schüler is a medical physicist currently doing a postdoc at the department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University.

    His personal areas of emphasis are in the fields of radiation biology and physics, and he did his Ph.D. in the study of the biological effects of normal tissue following radiopharmaceutical administration. From his Ph.D. studies, Dr. Schüler acquired a special interest for peptide receptor radionuclide therapy and immunotherapy, as well as for molecular imaging techniques, and has since then also developed a specific interest in the challenging issues of more effective cancer treatments through novel treatment modalities and techniques.

    He is currently working within the PHASER project, a large multicenter project involving Stanford University, Stanford hospital, and SLAC, with the goal of developing a radically new medical linear accelerator design, based on very high-energy electron beams that can be steered electromagnetically to deliver extremely rapid and highly conformal radiation therapy in a compact and affordable design compared to other particle therapy technologies.

    Dr. Schüler received his Master?s of Science and Ph.D. from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is a licensed Medical Physicist by the Swedish National Board of Health. He is currently a Postdoc at the department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University.

  • Lawrie Skinner

    Lawrie Skinner

    Clinical Instructor, Radiation Oncology - Radiation Physics

    Bio Dr Skinner is a Board certified therapeutic medical physicist with a research background in synchrotron x-ray scattering, neutron scattering, molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo computational modelling.

  • Kendric C. Smith

    Kendric C. Smith

    Professor of Radiation Oncology, Emeritus

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests The photochemistry and radiation chemistry of DNA, the genetic control and biochemical bases of the multiple pathways of DNA repair, and the roles of DNA repair processes in radiation and spontaneous mutagenesis. Over 190 papers have been published on these and related topics.

  • Scott G. Soltys, MD

    Scott G. Soltys, MD

    Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Therapy) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests My clinical and research interests focus on the development of new radiation techniques involving stereotactic radiosurgery and radiotherapy for the treatment of malignant and benign tumors of the brain and spine, as well as functional disorders such as trigeminal neuralgia.

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