Yuan-Chyuan Lo, Ph.D.

Graduate School

1987 Ph.D. Physics from Yale University


1990 American Board of Radiology in Therapeutic Radiological Physics

Academic Appointment

Associate Professor, Director of Radiation Oncology Medical Physics

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

  • C.S. Mayo, M.M. Urie, T.J. Fitzgerald, L. Ding, Y.C. Lo, and M. Bogdanov, “Hybrid IMRT for Treatment of Cancers of the Lung and Esophagus,” Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 71 (5), 1408-1418 (2008).
  • T.J. Fitzgerald, J. Aronowitz, M.G. Cicchetti, G. Fisher, S. Kadish, Y.C. Lo, C. Mayo, S. McCauley, J. Meyer, R. Pieters, and A. Sherman, “The Effect of Radiation Therapy on Normal Tissue Function,” Hematol Oncol Clin North Am, 20 (1), 141-163 (2006)
  • C. Mayo, Y.C. Lo, T.J. Fitzgerald, and M. Urie, “Forward-Planned, Multi-Segment, Tangential Fields with Concomitant Boost in the Treatment of Breast Cancer,” Medical Dosimetry, 29, 265-270 (2004).
  • G. Mardirossian, M. Urie, T.J. Fitzgerald, N. Mayr, J. Montebello and Y.C. Lo, “Commissioning of Mini-Multi-Leaf-Collimator (MMLC) for Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy,” Journal of X-Ray Science and Technology, 11 (1), 21-31, (2003).
  • M.M. Urie, Y.C. Lo, S. Litofsky, and T.J. Fitzgerald, “ Miniature Multileaf Collimator as an Alternative to Traditional Circular Collimators for Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Radiotherapy,” Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, 76, 47-62 (2001).
  • Y.C. Lo, G. Yasuda, T.J. Fitzgerald and M.M. Urie, "Intensity modulation for breast treatment using static multi-leaf collimators," Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 46, 187-194 (2000).
  • T. Mauceri, P.J. Biggs, J. Beatty, K. Doppke, K. Gall, L. Hong, J. Leong, Y.C. Lo, S. Rosenthal, and M.D. Russell, “A method for predicting the variation of the depth of maximum dose in shaped electron fields,” Med. Phys., 23, 695-697 (1996).
  • Y.C. Lo, “Dose albedos for 4, 10 and 18 MV bremsstrahlung beams on concrete, iron and lead  normally incident,” Med. Phys., 19, 659-666 (1992).
  • R.E. Apfel and Y.C. Lo, “Practical neutron dosimetry with superheated drops,” Health Phys. 56, 79-83 (1989).
  • Y.C. Lo and R.E. Apfel, “Prediction and experimental confirmation of the response function for neutron detection using superheated drops,” Phys. Rev. A, 38, 5260-5266 (1988).
  • R.E. Apfel, S.C. Roy, and Y.C. Lo, “Prediction of Minimum Neutron Energy to Nucleate Vapor Bubbles in Superheated Liquids,” Phys. Rev. A, 31, 3194-3198 (1985).

White Papers

  • Y.C. Lo, Characterization of a neutron Detector based on superheated drops, Ph.D. dissertation, (Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1987).