On Friday 22nd of October, eight UWA Medical Physics Master students presented their research proposals at SCGH Cancer Centre. Here are links to their presentations. We wish them success with their research projects.

Tanesha F. Chiu

Title of project: Investigation of entrance and exit doses from linacs and CyberKnife and the impact on skin dose”.

Supervisors: Pejman Rowshan Farzad; Jonathon Thompson; Warwick Smith

Rachel Williams

Title of project: “Evaluation of the effectiveness of the air cavity correction parameter in Eclipse Acuros 15.6 algorithm for radiotherapy treatment planning of prostate patients” .

Supervisors: Masheed Sabet (Department of Radiation Oncology, SCGH) Pejman Rowshan Farzad (Department of Physics, UWA)

Hannan Dempsey

Title of project: “eLearning in Medical Physics”

Supervisors: Pejman Rowshanfarzad, Martin Ebert ,Warwick Smith

Brandon Preap

Title of project: “The Optimization N-Isopropylacrylamide (NIPAM) N,N’-Methylenebisacrylamide (Bis) Gel Dosimeters”.

Supervisors: Dr. Pejman Rowshanfarzad, Prof. David Henry

Marcus Fisk

Title of project: “Development of GRID therapy capabilities on the XRAD pre-clinical radiotherapy system”

Supervisors: Adj/Prof. Martin Ebert; Dr. Pejman Rowshanfarzad; Dr. David Pfefferle

Clarecia Rose Murray

Title of project: “Target Motion Assessment during CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiotherapy Treatment”.

Supervisors: Adj/Prof. Martin Ebert, Godfrey Mukwada, Dr Malgorzata Skorska

Scott Edmond

Title of project: “A 3-D Independent Dosimetric Verification of the Accuracy of CyberKnife Xsight Lung Tracking versus Fiducial-based Target Tracking using Patient-derived Respiration Patterns in a Moving Phantom”.

Supervisors: Dr. Pejman Rowshan Farzad; Adj/Prof. Martin Ebert; Dr. Suki Gill; Mr. Jonathon Thompson; Dr. Colin Tang

Keaton Wright

Title of project: “Automatic Segmentation of Coronary Calcifications and Aortic Regions in 18F-NaF PET/CT images using Convolutional Neural Networks”.

Supervisors: Adj/Prof. Martin A. Ebert , Dr. Pejman Rowshanfarzad


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