Heng Li

Associate Professor

20022020

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Research Output

MO‐G‐137‐05: Improving Passive Scattering Proton Therapy Plan Quality by Optimizing Compensator Parameters

Taylor, M., Liao, Z., Bluett, J., Kerr, M., Li, H., Sahoo, N., Gillin, M., Zhu, X. & Zhang, X., Jan 1 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, p. 416-417 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motion-robust intensity-modulated proton therapy for distal esophageal cancer

Yu, J., Zhang, X., Liao, L., Li, H., Zhu, R., Park, P. C., Sahoo, N., Gillin, M., Li, Y., Chang, J. Y., Komaki, R. & Lin, S. H., Mar 1 2016, In : Medical physics. 43, 3, p. 1111-1118 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple-CT optimization: An adaptive optimization method to account for anatomical changes in intensity-modulated proton therapy for head and neck cancers

Yang, Z., Zhang, X., Wang, X., Zhu, X. R., Gunn, B., Frank, S. J., Chang, Y., Li, Q., Yang, K., Wu, G., Liao, L., Li, Y., Chen, M. & Li, H., Jan 2020, In : Radiotherapy and Oncology. 142, p. 124-132 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiple-CT optimization of intensity-modulated proton therapy – Is it possible to eliminate adaptive planning?

Wang, X., Li, H., Zhu, X. R., Hou, Q., Liao, L., Jiang, B., Li, Y., Wang, P., Lang, J. & Zhang, X., Jul 1 2018, In : Radiotherapy and Oncology. 128, 1, p. 167-173 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

On the interplay effects with proton scanning beams in stage III lung cancer

Li, Y., Kardar, L., Li, X., Li, H., Cao, W., Chang, J. Y., Liao, L., Zhu, R. X., Sahoo, N., Gillin, M., Liao, Z., Komaki, R., Cox, J. D., Lim, G. & Zhang, X., Feb 2014, In : Medical physics. 41, 2, 021721.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient-specific quantification of respiratory Motion-induced dose uncertainty for Step-and-shoot IMRT of lung cancer

Li, H., Park, P., Liu, W., Matney, J., Liao, Z., Balter, P., Li, Y., Zhang, X., Li, X. & Zhu, X. R., Dec 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 12, 121712.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Perturbation of water-equivalent thickness as a surrogate for respiratory motion in proton therapy

Matney, J. E., Park, P. C., Li, H., Court, L. E., Ron Zhu, X., Dong, L., Liu, W. & Mohan, R., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of applied clinical medical physics. 17, 2, p. 368-378 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Phase 2 Study of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy and Stereotactic Body Proton Therapy for High-Risk, Medically Inoperable, Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Nantavithya, C., Gomez, D. R., Wei, X., Komaki, R., Liao, Z., Lin, S. H., Jeter, M., Nguyen, Q. N., Li, H., Zhang, X., Poenisch, F., Zhu, X. R., Balter, P. A., Feng, L., Choi, N. C., Mohan, R. & Chang, J. Y., Jul 1 2018, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 101, 3, p. 558-563 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Practical guidelines for handling head and neck computed tomography artifacts for quantitative image analysis

Ger, R. B., Craft, D. F., Mackin, D. S., Zhou, S., Layman, R. R., Jones, A. K., Elhalawani, H., Fuller, C. D., Howell, R. M., Li, H., Stafford, R. J. & Court, L. E., Nov 1 2018, In : Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics. 69, p. 134-139 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proton beam radiotherapy and concurrent chemotherapy for unresectable stage III non–small cell lung cancer: Final results of a phase 2 study

Chang, J. Y., Verma, V., Li, M., Zhang, W., Komaki, R., Lu, C., Allen, P. K., Liao, Z., Welsh, J., Lin, S. H., Gomez, D., Jeter, M., O'Reilly, M., Zhu, R. X., Zhang, X., Li, H., Mohan, R., Heymach, J. V., Vaporciyan, A. A., Hahn, S. & 1 others, Cox, J. D., Aug 1 2017, In : JAMA Oncology. 3, 8, e172032.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Proton energy optimization and reduction for intensity-modulated proton therapy

Cao, W., Lim, G., Liao, L., Li, Y., Jiang, S., Li, X., Li, H., Suzuki, K., Zhu, X. R., Gomez, D. & Zhang, X., Nov 7 2014, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 59, 21, p. 6341-6354 14 p., 6341.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proton therapy for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Gomez, D. R., Li, H. & Chang, J. Y., Apr 1 2018, In : Translational Lung Cancer Research. 7, 2, p. 199-204 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Publisher Correction: A Multi-Institutional Comparison of Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging Parameter Calculations (Scientific Reports (2017) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-11554-w)

Ger, R. B., Mohamed, A. S. R., Awan, M. J., Ding, Y., Li, K., Fave, X. J., Beers, A. L., Driscoll, B., Elhalawani, H., Hormuth, D. A., Van Houdt, P. J., He, R., Zhou, S., Mathieu, K. B., Li, H., Coolens, C., Chung, C., Bankson, J. A., Huang, W., Wang, J. & 12 others, Sandulache, V. C., Lai, S. Y., Howell, R. M., Stafford, R. J., Yankeelov, T. E., Van Der Heide, U. A., Frank, S. J., Barboriak, D. P., Hazle, J. D., Court, L. E., Kalpathy-Cramer, J. & Fuller, C. D., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 4422.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access

Quantitative image feature variability amongst CT scanners with a controlled scan protocol

Ger, R. B., Zhou, S., Chi, P. C. M., Goff, D. L., Zhang, L., Lee, H. J., Fuller, C. D., Howell, R. M., Li, H., Jason Stafford, R., Court, L. E. & MacKin, D. S., Jan 1 2018, Medical Imaging 2018: Computer-Aided Diagnosis. Mori, K. & Petrick, N. (eds.). SPIE, 105751O. (Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10575).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Radiomics features of the primary tumor fail to improve prediction of overall survival in large cohorts of CT- And PET-imaged head and neck cancer patients

Ger, R. B., Zhou, S., Elgohari, B., Elhalawani, H., Mackin, D. M., Meier, J. G., Nguyen, C. M., Anderson, B. M., Gay, C., Ning, J., Fuller, C. D., Li, H., Howell, R. M., Layman, R. R., Mawlawi, O., Stafford, R. J., Aerts, H. & Court, L. E., Jan 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 9, e0222509.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Reirradiation of thoracic cancers with intensity modulated proton therapy

Ho, J. C., Nguyen, Q. N., Li, H., Allen, P. K., Zhang, X., Liao, Z., Zhu, X. R., Gomez, D., Lin, S. H., Gillin, M., Komaki, R., Hahn, S. & Chang, J. Y., Jan 1 2018, In : Practical Radiation Oncology. 8, 1, p. 58-65 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robust optimization in intensity-modulated proton therapy to account for anatomy changes in lung cancer patients

Li, H., Zhang, X., Park, P., Liu, W., Chang, J., Liao, Z., Frank, S., Li, Y., Poenisch, F., Mohan, R., Gillin, M. & Zhu, R., Mar 1 2015, In : Radiotherapy and Oncology. 114, 3, p. 367-372 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scatter kernel estimation with an edge-spread function method for cone-beam computed tomography imaging

Li, H., Mohan, R. & Zhu, X. R., Dec 7 2008, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 53, 23, p. 6729-6748 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Selective robust optimization: A new intensity-modulated proton therapy optimization strategy

Li, Y., Niemela, P., Liao, L., Jiang, S., Li, H., Poenisch, F., Zhu, X. R., Siljamaki, S., Vanderstraeten, R., Sahoo, N., Gillin, M. & Zhang, X., Aug 1 2015, In : Medical physics. 42, 8, p. 4840-4847 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Statistical assessment of proton treatment plans under setup and range uncertainties

Park, P. C., Cheung, J. P., Zhu, X. R., Lee, A. K., Sahoo, N., Tucker, S. L., Liu, W., Li, H., Mohan, R., Court, L. E. & Dong, L., Aug 1 2013, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 86, 5, p. 1007-1013 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Statistical evaluation of worst-case robust optimization intensity-modulated proton therapy plans using an exhaustive sampling approach

Yang, Z., Li, H., Li, Y., Li, Y., Chang, Y., Li, Q., Yang, K., Wu, G., Sahoo, N., Poenisch, F., Gillin, M., Zhu, X. R. & Zhang, X., Jul 19 2019, In : Radiation Oncology. 14, 1, 129.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

SU‐C‐BRCD‐04: Development of An Efficient and Effective Patient Specific QA Program for IMPT

Zhu, X., Li, H., li, Y., Lii, M., Taylor, M., Zhang, X., Poenisch, F., Frank, S., Gillin, M. & Sahoo, N., Jan 1 2012, In : Medical physics. 39, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐D‐BRCD‐01: Evaluation of Zebra Multi‐Layer Ionization Chamber System for Patient Treatment Field and Machine QA for Spot Scanning and Passive Scattering Proton Beams

Dhanesar, S., Sahoo, N., Taylor, M., Song, X., Poenisch, F., Summers, P., Li, H., Zhu, X. R. & Gillin, M., Jan 1 2012, In : Medical physics. 39, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐DD‐A3‐05: Scatter Kernel Estimation and Correction with Edge‐Spread‐Function Method for CBCT Imaging

li, H., Mohan, R. & Zhu, X., Jun 2007, In : Medical physics. 34, 6, p. 2328-2329 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐E‐J‐29: Evaluation of Effectiveness of Immobilization Devices for Radiation Therapy with Repeated CBCT Studies

Li, H., Zhang, L., Balter, P., Dong, L., Gillin, M. & Zhu, X., Jan 1 2012, In : Medical physics. 39, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐E‐T‐04: Application of a Semi‐Empirical Formula to Determine Spread Out Bragg Peak Factors and Range Shifter Factors From Measured Depth Dose Curves for Passively Scattered Proton Beams

Sahoo, N., Dhanesar, S., Poenisch, F., Lii, M., Li, H., Zhang, X., Amos, R., wu, R., Gillin, M. & Zhu, X., Jan 1 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, p. 203-204 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐E‐T‐144: Study of the Effect of the Optical Density to Dose Conversion Calibration Curves on the Measurement of Transverse Lateral Dose Profiles of Proton Beams Using Kodak XV Films

Sahoo, N., Anand, A., Martin, C., Ciangaru, G., Poenisch, F., Li, H., Gillin, M. & Zhu, X., Jan 1 2011, In : Medical physics. 38, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐E‐T‐157: Improving Spot Scanning Proton Therapy Patient‐Specific Quality Assurance Through Early Application of Second‐Check Dose Calculation Software

Mackin, D., Zhang, X., li, Y., Taylor, M., Kerr, M., Holmes, C., Sahoo, N., Poenisch, F., Li, H., Lii, M., Amos, R., wu, R., Suzuki, K., Gillin, M. & Zhu, X., Jan 1 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐E‐T‐365: Respiratory Motion‐Induced Dose Uncertainty in Step‐And‐Shoot IMRT

Li, H., Park, P., Liu, W., Matney, J., Liao, Z., Zhang, X. & Zhu, X., Jan 1 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐E‐T‐471: Potential of Using Simultaneous Integrated Boost (SIB) to Significantly Improve the Normal Tissue Sparing For Advanced Staged Non‐Small Cell Lung Cancer(NSCLC)

Wang, X., Liao, L., Wang, H., li, H., li, Y., li, X., Quan, M., Liao, Z. & Zhang, X., Jun 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐E‐T‐52: Independent Dose Verification System for Spot Scanning Proton Therapy

li, Y., Lii, M., Li, H., Taylor, M., li, X., Zhu, X., Sahoo, N., Gillin, M. & Zhang, X., Jan 1 2012, In : Medical physics. 39, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐E‐T‐687: Experimental Assessment of the Accuracy of a Semi‐Empirical Model and a Monte Carlo System for Proton Dose Calculations for Highly Inhomogeneous Media

Mohan, R., Mirkovic, D., Titt, U., Song, X., Li, H., Zhu, X. & Gillin, M., Jan 1 2011, In : Medical physics. 38, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐FF‐J‐14: X‐Ray Scatter in a Clinical CBCT System

Li, H., Mohan, R. & Zhu, X., Jan 1 2007, In : Medical physics. 34, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐FF‐J‐42: Imaging Study to Determine Appropriate Implanted Fiducial Markers for Proton Or Photon Image Guided Radiation Therapy

Kudchadker, R., Li, H., Johnson, J. & Lee, A., Jan 1 2009, In : Medical physics. 36, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐FF‐T‐258: The Effect of Treatment Couch Attenuation On Radiation Dose for Megavoltage Photon Beams

Li, H., Lee, A., Zhu, X. & Kudchadker, R., Jan 1 2009, In : Medical physics. 36, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐FF‐T‐288: Spot Position Uncertainty of Scanning Proton Pencil Beam

li, H., Zhu, X., Ciangaru, G., Sahoo, N., Suzuki, K., Lee, A. & Gillin, M., Jun 2009, In : Medical physics. 36, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐GG‐J‐63: CT Artifacts of High‐Density Materials in Proton Radiation Therapy

Li, H., Sahoo, N., Dong, L., Gillin, M., Mohan, R. & Zhu, X., Jan 1 2008, In : Medical physics. 35, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐GG‐T‐542: Accurate Spine SBRT Setup with Properly Aligned MV and CBCT Image Systems

Yang, J., du, W., Li, H., Luo, D., Mcaleer, M., Martel, M., Gillin, M. & Chang, E., Jan 1 2010, In : Medical physics. 37, 6, p. 3311-3312 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SU‐GG‐T‐585: The Impact of Free Breathing versus Average 4D CT Image Data on External Beam Radiotherapy Planning for Liver Tumors

Li, H., Delclos, M., Briere, T., Beddar, S., Das, P., Krishnan, S., Zhu, X. & Crane, C., Jan 1 2010, In : Medical physics. 37, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Synchrotron-based pencil beam scanning nozzle with an integrated mini-ridge filter: A dosimetric study to optimize treatment delivery

Wang, X., Li, Y., Zhang, X., Li, H., Miyazaki, K., Fujimoto, R., Akiyama, H., Gillin, M. T., Poenisch, F., Sahoo, N., Grosshans, D., Gunn, B., Frank, S. J., Wang, P., Lang, J., Hou, Q. & Zhu, X. R., Dec 13 2017, In : Cancers. 9, 12, 170.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Synthetic head and neck and phantom images for determining deformable image registration accuracy in magnetic resonance imaging

Ger, R. B., Yang, J., Ding, Y., Jacobsen, M. C., Cardenas, C. E., Fuller, C. D., Howell, R. M., Li, H., Stafford, R. J., Zhou, S. & Court, L. E., Sep 2018, In : Medical physics. 45, 9, p. 4315-4321 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TH‐A‐116‐01: A Statistical Approach to Quantification and Visualization of Setup and Range Uncertainties for Proton Plan Verification

Park, P., Cheung, J., Zhu, X., Liu, W., Sahoo, N., Court, L., Mohan, R., Li, H. & Dong, L., Jan 1 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TH‐A‐116‐03: Photon and Proton Radiotherapy of the Lung Would Benefit From 4D Dose Calculation Techniques

Matney, J., Chen, Y., Park, P., Li, H., Bluett, J., Sahoo, N., Court, L., Liao, Z. & Mohan, R., Jan 1 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toward a better understanding of the gamma index: Investigation of parameters with a surface-based distance method

Li, H., Dong, L., Zhang, L., Yang, J. N., Gillin, M. T. & Zhu, X. R., Dec 2011, In : Medical physics. 38, 12, p. 6730-6741 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Towards effective and efficient patient-specific quality assurance for spot scanning proton therapy

Zhu, X. R., Li, Y., Mackin, D., Li, H., Poenisch, F., Lee, A. K., Mahajan, A., Frank, S. J., Gillin, M. T., Sahoo, N. & Zhang, X., Apr 10 2015, In : Cancers. 7, 2, p. 631-647 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

TPCNN: Two-phase patch-based convolutional neural network for automatic brain tumor segmentation and survival prediction

Zhou, F., Li, T., Li, H. & Zhu, H., Jan 1 2018, Brainlesion: Glioma, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injuries - 3rd International Workshop, BrainLes 2017, Held in Conjunction with MICCAI 2017, Revised Selected Papers. Menze, B., Crimi, A., Kuijf, H., Reyes, M. & Bakas, S. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 274-286 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10670 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Transitioning from measurement-based to combined patient-specific quality assurance for intensity-modulated proton therapy

Chen, M., Yepes, P., Hojo, Y., Poenisch, F., Li, Y., Chen, J., Xu, C., He, X., Gunn, G. B., Frank, S. J., Sahoo, N., Li, H., Zhu, X. R. & Zhang, X., Mar 1 2020, In : The British journal of radiology. 93, 1107, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TU‐A‐108‐05: Quantification and Prediction of Dose Variation in Scanning Beam Proton Therapy From Setup and Anatomical Change for Single‐Field, Multi‐Field, and Robustly Optimized Plans

Li, H., Park, P., Zhang, X., Liu, W., Liao, Z., Dong, L., Gillin, M. & Zhu, X., Jan 1 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TU‐E‐BRB‐01: Surface Based Distance Measures with Treatment Technique Specific Gradient Factor for IMRT QA Tolerances Determination

li, H., Dong, L., Zhang, L., Yang, J. N., Gillin, M. T., Mohan, R. & Zhu, X. R., Jun 2010, In : Medical physics. 37, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle