Ming Chao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Aug 2008 – present
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, Nov 2005 – July 2008
University of California, Irvine, PhD, 2005, Experimental High Energy Physics
Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, MS, 1997, Theoretical High Energy Physics
Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, BS, 1994, Atmospheric Physics
Dr. Chao’s current research interests concentrate on image guided radiation therapy (IGRT) addressing issues related to inter- and intra-fraction motion. He is also interested in image processing including reconstruction, registration, and segmentation and their applications in radiotherapy.
M. Chao, Y. Xie, L. Xing, “Auto-propagation of contours for adaptive prostate radiation therapy”, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 53 4533-4542, 2008
Y. Xie, M. Chao, P. Lee, L. Xing, “Feature-based rectal contour propagation from planning CT to cone beam CT for adaptive radiotherapy”, Medical Physics, 35 4474-4487, 2008
C. Wang, M. Chao, L. Lee, L. Xing, “MRI-based treatment planning using electron density information mapped from CT images: a preliminary study”, Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment, 5 341-348, 2008
M. Chao, T. Li, E. Schreibmann, A. Koong, L. Xing, “Automated contour mapping with a regional deformable model”, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 70 599-608, 2008
N. Wink, M. Chao, J. Antony, L. Xing, “Individualize treatment margin in respiration-gated radiation therapy”, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 53 165-175, 2008
M. Chao, E. Schreibmann, T. Li, N. Wink, L. Xing, “Automated contour mapping using sparse volume sampling for 4D radiation therapy”, Medical Physics, 34 4023-4029, 2007
T. Li, L. Xing, P. Munro, C. McGuinness, M. Chao, Y. Yang, B. Loo, A. Koong, “Four-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography using an on-board imager”, Medical Physics, 33 3825-3833, 2006