Austin M. Faught, PhD
Austin M. Faught, PhD

Austin M. Faught, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



BA – Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio
PhD – M.D. Anderson Cancer Center UT Health Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, Texas
Residency – Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship – University of Colorado Denver-Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, Colorado

Research Interests

  • Relationship between proton LET and late effects in pediatric patients
  • Development and implementation of a Monte Carlo second check system for proton therapy dose calculations
  • Implementation of adaptive therapy to proton therapy
  • Computational research

Selected Publications

Faught AM, et al., Functional-Guided Radiotherapy Using Knowledge-Based Planning. Radiotherapy and Oncology 2018 (in press).

Faught AM, et al. Development of a Monte Carlo Multiple Source Model for Inclusion in a Dose Calculation Auditing Tool. Med Phys  44:4943-4951, 2017.

Faught AM, et al. Development of a Flattening Filter Free Multiple Source Model for Use as an Independent, Monte Carlo, Dose Calculation, Quality Assurance Tool for Clinical Trials. Med Phys 44:4952-4960, 2017.

Faught AM, et al. Evaluating the toxicity reduction with CT-ventilation functional avoidance radiotherapy. IJROBP 99(2):325-333, 2017.

Faught AM, et al. Evaluating which dose-function metrics are most critical for functional-guided radiotherapy with CT ventilation imaging. IJROBP 99(1):202-209, 2017.

Waxweiler T, Schubert L, Diot Q, Faught AM, Stuhr K, Castillo R, Castillo E, Guerrero T, Rusthoven C, Gaspar L, Kavanagh B, Miften M, Vinogradskiy Y. A complete 4DCT-ventilation functional avoidance virtual trial: Developing strategies for prospective clinical trials. JACMP 18(3):144-152, 2017.

Faught AM, Adamson J. Protocol for improved flood field calibration of TrueBeam FFF cine imaging. JACMP 18(1):265-268, 2017.

Faught AM, et al. Re-examining TG-142 recommendations in light of modern techniques for linear accelerator based radiosurgery. Med Phys 43:5437, 2016.

Kry S, Molineu A, Kerns J, Faught AM, Huang J, Tonigan J, Alvarez P, Stingo F, Followill D. Institutional patient-specific IMRT QA does not predict unacceptable plan delivery. IJROBP 90(5):1195-1201, 2014.

Faught AM, et al. Development of a modified head, quality assurance phantom for use in stereotactic radiosurgery trials. JACMP 14(4):206-215, 2013.

Last update: April 2018

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