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Wenjun Yang, PhD
Wenjun Yang, PhD

Wenjun Yang, PhD

Instructor, St. Jude Faculty



BE (Biomedical Engineering) – Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Research Assistant - Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Chinese Academy of Sciences
MS (Biomedical Engineering) – University of Iowa
PhD (Medical Physics) – UW-Madison
Therapeutic Radiation Physics Resident – UT MD Anderson

Research Interests

  • Application of artificial intelligence on personalized radiation therapy
  • Data driven adaptive radiation treatment technologies
  • Image guided proton therapy

Selected Publications

Yang W, Varghese T, Ziemlewicz TJ, Alexander ML, Lubner MG, Hinshaw JL, Wells SA, Lee FT Jr. Delineation of post-procedure ablated regions with electrode displacement elastography and acoustic radiation force impulse imaging. Ultrasound Med Biol Sep;43(9):1953-1962, 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2017.04.021. Epub 2017 Jun 5. PMID: 28595851

Yang W, Ziemlewicz TJ, Varghese T, Alexander ML, Rubert N, Ingle AN, Lubner MG, Hinshaw JL, Wells SA, Lee FT Jr, Zagzebski JA. Post-procedure evaluation of microwave ablations of hepatocellular carcinomas using electrode displacement elastography. Ultrasound Med Biol pii: S0301-5629(16)30174-0, 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2016.07.015. PubMed PMID: 27592561

Yang W, Ingle A, Varghese T. Comparison of three-dimensional strain volume reconstructions using SOUPR and wobbler based acquisitions: A phantom study. Med Phys 43(4):1615-26, 2016. doi: 10.1118/1.4942814. PubMed PMID: 27036561; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4788604

Peng B, Wang Y, Yang W, Varghese T, Jiang J. Relative elastic modulus imaging using sector ultrasound data for abdominal applications: An evaluation of strategies and feasibility. IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 63(9):1432-40, 2016. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2016.2589270. PubMed PMID: 27411219

Yang W, Kim Y, Wu X, Song Q, Liu Y, Bhatia SK, Sun W, Flynn RT. Rotating-shield brachytherapy for cervical cancer. Phys Med Biol 58(11):3931-41, 2013. doi: 10.1088/0031-9155/58/11/3931. PubMed PMID: 23680601

Liu Y, FlynnRT, Yang W, Kim Y, Bhatia SK, Sun W, Wu X. Rapid emission angle selection for rotating-shield brachytherapy. Med Phys 40(5):051720(1-12), 2013. doi: 10.1118/1.4802750. PubMed PMID: 23635268; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3656952

Liu Y, Flynn RT, Kim Y, Yang W, Wu X. Dynamic rotating-shield brachytherapy. Med Phys 40(12):121703 (1-11), 2013. doi: 10.1118/1.4828778. PubMed PMID: 24320489; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3838430

Last update: October 2019