Biomedical Research Education & Training
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Ding, George X., Ph.D.
Professor of Radiation Oncology

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B-941, TVC, Department of Radiation Oncology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

B-902 TVC Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA 37232-5671

Hadley, A, Ding, GX. A single-gradient junction technique to replace multiple-junction shifts for craniospinal irradiation treatment. Med Dosim, 2014

Nelson, AP, Ding, GX. An alternative approach to account for patient organ doses from imaging guidance procedures. Radiother Oncol, 2014

Pawlowski, JM, Ding, GX. An algorithm for kilovoltage x-ray dose calculations with applications in kV-CBCT scans and 2D planar projected radiographs. Phys Med Biol, 59(8), 2041-58, 2014

Ding, GX, Krauss, R. An empirical formula to obtain tissue-phantom ratios from percentage depth-dose curves for small fields. Phys Med Biol, 58(14), 4781-4789, 2013

Ding, GX, Malcolm, AW. An optically stimulated luminescence dosimeter for measuring patient exposure from imaging guidance procedures. Phys Med Biol, 58(17), 5885-97, 2013

Ding, GX, Munro, P. Radiation exposure to patients from image guidance procedures and techniques to reduce the imaging dose. Radiother Oncol, 108(1), 91-8, 2013

Ding, GX, Ding, F. Beam characteristics and stopping-power ratios of small radiosurgery photon beams. Phys Med Biol, 57(17), 5509-21, 2012

Deeley, MA, Chen, A, Datteri, R, Noble, JH, Cmelak, AJ, Donnelly, EF, Malcolm, AW, Moretti, L, Jaboin, J, Niermann, K, Yang, ES, Yu, DS, Yei, F, Koyama, T, Ding, GX, Dawant, BM. Comparison of manual and automatic segmentation methods for brain structures in the presence of space-occupying lesions: a multi-expert study. Phys Med Biol, 56(14), 4557-77, 2011

Morales-Paliza, MA, Coffey, CW, Ding, GX. Evaluation of the dynamic conformal arc therapy in comparison to intensity-modulated radiation therapy in prostate, brain, head-and-neck and spine tumors. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 12(2), 3197, 2011

Pawlowski, JM, Ding, GX. A new approach to account for the medium-dependent effect in model-based dose calculations for kilovoltage x-rays. Phys Med Biol, 56(13), 3919-34, 2011

Alaei, P, Ding, G, Guan, H. Inclusion of the dose from kilovoltage cone beam CT in the radiation therapy treatment plans. Med Phys, 37(1), 244-8, 2010

Ding, GX, Coffey, CW. Dosimetric evaluation of the OneDoseTM MOSFET for measuring kilovoltage imaging dose from image-guided radiotherapy procedures. Med Phys, 37(9), 4880-5, 2010

Ding, GX, Coffey, CW. Beam characteristics and radiation output of a kilovoltage cone-beam CT. Phys Med Biol, 55(17), 5231-48, 2010

Ding, GX, Munro, P, Pawlowski, J, Malcolm, A, Coffey, CW. Reducing radiation exposure to patients from kV-CBCT imaging. Radiother Oncol, 2010

Pawlowski, JM, Yang, ES, Malcolm, AW, Coffey, CW, Ding, GX. Reduction of dose delivered to organs at risk in prostate cancer patients via image-guided radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 76(3), 924-34, 2010

Ding, GX, Coffey, CW. Radiation dose from kilovoltage cone beam computed tomography in an image-guided radiotherapy procedure. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 73(2), 610-7, 2009

Walters, BR, Ding, GX, Kramer, R, Kawrakow, I. Skeletal dosimetry in cone beam computed tomography. Med Phys, 36(7), 2915-22, 2009

Das, IJ, Ding, GX, Ahnesj??, A. Small fields: nonequilibrium radiation dosimetry. Med Phys, 35(1), 206-15, 2008

Ding, GX, Duggan, DM, Coffey, CW. Accurate patient dosimetry of kilovoltage cone-beam CT in radiation therapy. Med Phys, 35(3), 1135-44, 2008

Ding, GX, Duggan, DM, Coffey, CW. A theoretical approach for non-equilibrium radiation dosimetry. Phys Med Biol, 53(13), 3493-9, 2008

Ding, GX, Pawlowski, JM, Coffey, CW. A correction-based dose calculation algorithm for kilovoltage x rays. Med Phys, 35(12), 5312-6, 2008

Ding, GX, Duggan, DM, Coffey, CW. Characteristics of kilovoltage x-ray beams used for cone-beam computed tomography in radiation therapy. Phys Med Biol, 52(6), 1595-615, 2007

Ding, GX, Duggan, DM, Coffey, CW. Comment on "Testing of the analytical anisotropic algorithm for photon dose calculation" [Med. Phys. 33, 4130-4148 (2006)]. Med Phys, 34(8), 3414, 2007

Ding, GX, Duggan, DM, Coffey, CW, Deeley, M, Hallahan, DE, Cmelak, A, Malcolm, A. A study on adaptive IMRT treatment planning using kV cone-beam CT. Radiother Oncol, 85(1), 116-25, 2007

Ding, GX, Duggan, DM, Lu, B, Hallahan, DE, Cmelak, A, Malcolm, A, Newton, J, Deeley, M, Coffey, CW. Impact of inhomogeneity corrections on dose coverage in the treatment of lung cancer using stereotactic body radiation therapy. Med Phys, 34(7), 2985-94, 2007

Duggan, DM, Ding, GX, Coffey, CW, Kirby, W, Hallahan, DE, Malcolm, A, Lu, B. Deep-inspiration breath-hold kilovoltage cone-beam CT for setup of stereotactic body radiation therapy for lung tumors: Initial experience. Lung Cancer, 56(1), 77-88, 2007

Ding, GX, Duggan, DM, Coffey, CW. Commissioning stereotactic radiosurgery beams using both experimental and theoretical methods. Phys Med Biol, 51(10), 2549-66, 2006

Ding, GX, Duggan, DM, Coffey, CW, Shokrani, P, Cygler, JE. First macro Monte Carlo based commercial dose calculation module for electron beam treatment planning-new issues for clinical consideration. Phys Med Biol, 51(11), 2781-99, 2006

Ding, GX, Cygler, JE, Yu, CW, Kalach, NI, Daskalov, G. A comparison of electron beam dose calculation accuracy between treatment planning systems using either a pencil beam or a Monte Carlo algorithm. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 63(2), 622-33, 2005

Cygler, J E, Daskalov, G M, Chan, G H, Ding, G X. Evaluation of the first commercial Monte Carlo dose calculation engine for electron beam treatment planning. Med Phys, 31(1), 142-53, 2004

Ding, George X. An investigation of accelerator head scatter and output factor in air. Med Phys, 31(9), 2527-33, 2004

Ding, George X. Using Monte Carlo simulations to commission photon beam output factors--a feasibility study. Phys Med Biol, 48(23), 3865-74, 2003

Ding, George X. Dose discrepancies between Monte Carlo calculations and measurements in the buildup region for a high-energy photon beam. Med Phys, 29(11), 2459-63, 2002

Ding, George X. Energy spectra, angular spread, fluence profiles and dose distributions of 6 and 18 MV photon beams: results of monte carlo simulations for a varian 2100EX accelerator. Phys Med Biol, 47(7), 1025-46, 2002

Ding, George X, Duzenli, Cheryl, Kalach, Nina I. Are neutrons responsible for the dose discrepancies between Monte Carlo calculations and measurements in the build-up region for a high-energy photon beam. Phys Med Biol, 47(17), 3251-61, 2002

Ding, G X, Yu, C W. Determination of percentage depth-dose curves for electron beams using different types of detectors. Med Phys, 28(3), 298-302, 2001

Ding, G X, Yu, C W. A study on beams passing through hip prosthesis for pelvic radiation treatment. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys, 51(4), 1167-75, 2001

Ding, G X, Cygler, J E, Kwok, C B. Clinical reference dosimetry: comparison between AAPM TG-21 and TG-51 protocols. Med Phys, 27(6), 1217-25, 2000

Ding, G X, Cygler, J E, Zhang, G G, Yu, M K. Evaluation of a commercial three-dimensional electron beam treatment planning system. Med Phys, 26(12), 2571-80, 1999

Ding, G X, Cygler, J E. Measurements of electron beam peak scatter factors. Med Phys, 25(2), 251-3, 1998

Ding, G X, Cygler, J E. Measurement of Prepl Pwall factors in electron beams and in a 60Co beam for plane-parallel chambers. Med Phys, 25(8), 1453-7, 1998

Cygler, J, Ding, G X, Kendal, W, Cross, P. Fetal dose for a patient undergoing mantle field irradiation for Hodgkin''s disease. Med Dosim, 22(2), 135-7, 1997

Cygler, J, Li, X A, Ding, G X, Lawrence, E. Practical approach to electron beam dosimetry at extended SSD. Phys Med Biol, 42(8), 1505-14, 1997

Ding, G X, Rogers, D W, Cygler, J E, Mackie, T R. Electron fluence correction factors for conversion of dose in plastic to dose in water. Med Phys, 24(2), 161-76, 1997

Burns, D T, Ding, G X, Rogers, D W. R50 as a beam quality specifier for selecting stopping-power ratios and reference depths for electron dosimetry. Med Phys, 23(3), 383-8, 1996

Ding, G X, Rogers, D W. Mean energy, energy-range relationships and depth-scaling factors for clinical electron beams. Med Phys, 23(3), 361-76, 1996

Ding, G X, Rogers, D W, Mackie, T R. Calculation of stopping-power ratios using realistic clinical electron beams. Med Phys, 22(5), 489-501, 1995

Rogers, D W, Faddegon, B A, Ding, G X, Ma, C M, We, J, Mackie, T R. BEAM: a Monte Carlo code to simulate radiotherapy treatment units. Med Phys, 22(5), 503-24, 1995

Ding, G X, Shalev, S, Gluchev, G. A rho-theta technique for treatment verification in radiotherapy and its clinical applications. Med Phys, 20(4), 1135-43, 1993

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