Heng Li

Associate Professor

20022020

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Research Output

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

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

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

MO‐G‐137‐04: Using Molecular Dynamics Simulation Algorithm to Overcome the Local Minima of Gradient Methods in IMPT Treatment Plan Optimization

Liao, L., Cai, B., li, Y., Cao, W., Lim, G., Li, H. & Zhang, X., Jan 1 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MO‐F‐WAB‐04: Does a Threshold of Tumor Motion Exist to Indicate Respiratory Gating for Proton Therapy?

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MO‐FF‐A3‐03: The Impact of Monitor Unit Constraints on Plan Quality of IMPT Planning Using Single‐Field Optimization

Zhu, X., Sahoo, N., Zhang, X., Robertson, D., Li, H., Choi, S., Lee, A. & Gillin, M., Jan 1 2010, In : Medical physics. 37, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MO‐D‐108‐09: Perturbation of Tissue Density Is An Important Metric to Be Considered When Planning for Respiratory Motion Management for Lung Proton Therapy

Park, P., Matlney, J., Mohlan, R., Zlhu, X., Dong, L., li, H., Cheung, J., Sahoo, N., Yang, J., Poenisch, F. & Liu, W., Jun 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, p. 397-398 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Limited angle dual modality breast imaging

Moré, M. J., Li, H., Goodale, P. J., Zheng, Y., Majewski, S., Popov, V., Welch, B. & Williams, M. B., Dec 1 2004, In : IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record. 4, p. 2407-2411 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Limited angle dual modality breast imaging

Moré, M. J., Li, H., Goodale, P. J., Zheng, Y., Majewski, S., Popov, V., Welch, B. & Williams, M. B., Jun 1 2007, In : IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 54, 3, p. 504-513 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lesion radioactivity concentration estimation using dual modality gamma ray/X-ray imaging

Moré, M. J., Li, H., Goodable, P. J., Zheng, Y., Majewski, S., Welch, B. & Williams, M. B., Jan 1 2006, In : Physica Medica. 21, SUPPL. 1, p. 68-71 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lesion quantification in dual-modality mammotomography

Li, H., Zheng, Y., More, M. J., Goodale, P. J. & Williams, M. B., Feb 1 2007, In : IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 54, 1, p. 107-115 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leision quantification in dual-modality mammography using expectation maximization with attenuation correction

Li, H., Zheng, Y., More, M. J., Goodale, P. J. & Williams, M. B., Dec 1 2004, 2004 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: Macro to Nano. p. 1392-1395 4 p. (2004 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: Macro to Nano; vol. 2).

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

Is there a clinical benefit with a smooth compensator design compared with a plunged compensator design for passive scattered protons?

Tabibian, A. A., Powers, A., Dolormente, K., Oommen, S., Tiwari, A., Palmer, M., Zhu, X. R., Li, H., Sahoo, N., Wisdom, P., Velasco, K., Erhart, K., Stanley, H. & Nguyen, B. N. T., Feb 1 2015, In : Medical Dosimetry. 40, 1, p. 37-43 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intensity modulated proton therapy treatment planning using single-field optimization: The impact of monitor unit constraints on plan quality

Zhu, X. R., Sahoo, N., Zhang, X., Robertson, D., Li, H., Choi, S., Lee, A. K. & Gillin, M. T., 2010, In : Medical physics. 37, 3, p. 1210-1219 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Improving spot-scanning proton therapy patient specific quality assurance with HPlusQA, a second-check dose calculation engine

MacKin, D., Li, Y., Taylor, M. B., Kerr, M., Holmes, C., Sahoo, N., Poenisch, F., Li, H., Lii, J., Amos, R., Wu, R., Suzuki, K., Gillin, M. T., Zhu, X. R. & Zhang, X., Dec 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 12, 121708.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Improving Outcomes for Esophageal Cancer using Proton Beam Therapy

Chuong, M. D., Hallemeier, C. L., Jabbour, S. K., Yu, J., Badiyan, S., Merrell, K. W., Mishra, M. V., Li, H., Verma, V. & Lin, S. H., May 1 2016, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 95, 1, p. 488-497 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Improved lesion visibility in a dedicated dual head scintimammography system-phantom results

Kieper, D., Majewski, S., Goodale, P., Kross, B., Kundu, B., Li, H., More, M. J., Narayanan, D., Popov, V., Smith, M. F., Weisenberger, A. G., Welch, B., Williams, M. B., Wojcik, R. & Zheng, Y., Dec 1 2002, p. 1344-1346. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Impact of respiratory motion on worst-case scenario optimized intensity modulated proton therapy for lung cancers

Liu, W., Liao, Z., Schild, S. E., Liu, Z., Li, H., Li, Y., Park, P. C., Li, X., Stoker, J., Shen, J., Keole, S., Anand, A., Fatyga, M., Dong, L., Sahoo, N., Vora, S., Wong, W., Zhu, X. R., Bues, M. & Mohan, R., Mar 1 2015, In : Practical Radiation Oncology. 5, 2, p. e77-e86

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

IMAGE reconstruction for small animal spect with two opposing half cones

Zheng, Y., Li, H., Wang, J., Stolin, A. V., Pole, J. & Williams, M. B., Aug 31 2007, Proceedings of SPIE-IS and T Electronic Imaging - Computational Imaging V. 649804. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 6498).

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

Half-cone SPECT system for small animal imaging

Li, H., Zheng, Y., Stolin, A. V., Kundu, B. K. & Williams, M. B., Nov 17 2006, 2006 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro - Proceedings. p. 1236-1239 4 p. 1625148. (2006 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro - Proceedings; vol. 2006).

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

Generalized algebraic reconstruction techniques

Zheng, Y. & Li, H., Dec 1 2002, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 4792, p. 19-25 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Evaluation of the systematic error in using 3D dose calculation in scanning beam proton therapy for lung cancer

Li, H., Liu, W., Park, P., Matney, J., Liao, Z., Chang, J., Zhang, X., Li, Y. & Zhu, R. X., 2014, In : Journal of applied clinical medical physics. 15, 5, p. 47-56 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Evaluation and mitigation of the interplay effects of intensity modulated proton therapy for lung cancer in a clinical setting

Kardar, L., Li, Y., 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., Nov 1 2014, In : Practical Radiation Oncology. 4, 6, p. E259-E268

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erratum: Dynamically accumulated dose and 4D accumulated dose for moving tumors (Medical Physics (2012) 12:39 (7359-7367))

Li, H., Li, Y., Zhang, X., Li, X., Liu, W., Gillin, M. T. & Zhu, X. R., Apr 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 4, 047201.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Effects of respiratory motion on passively scattered proton therapy versus intensity modulated photon therapy for stage III lung cancer: Are proton plans more sensitive to breathing motion?

Matney, J., Park, P. C., Bluett, J., Chen, Y. P., Liu, W., Court, L. E., Liao, Z., Li, H. & Mohan, R., Nov 1 2013, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 87, 3, p. 576-582 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of alterations in positron emission tomography imaging parameters on radiomics features

Ger, R. B., Meier, J. G., Pahlka, R. B., Gay, S., Mumme, R., Fuller, C. D., Li, H., Howell, R. M., Layman, R. R., Jason Stafford, R., Zhou, S., Mawlawi, O. & Court, L. E., 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 9, e0221877.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Effect of setup and inter-fraction anatomical changes on the accumulated dose in CT-guided breath-hold intensity modulated proton therapy of liver malignancies

Yang, Z., Chang, Y., Brock, K. K., Cazoulat, G., Koay, E. J., Koong, A. C., Herman, J., Park, P. C., Poenisch, F., Li, Q., Yang, K., Wu, G., Anderson, B., Ohrt, A. N., Li, Y., Zhu, X. R., Zhang, X. & Li, H., May 1 2019, In : Radiotherapy and Oncology. 134, p. 101-109 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early experience with intensity modulated proton therapy for lung-intact mesothelioma: A case series

Pan, H. Y., Jiang, S., Sutton, J., Liao, Z., Chance, W. W., Frank, S. J., Zhu, X. R., Li, H., Fontanilla, H. P., Zhang, X. & Gomez, D. R., Jan 1 2015, In : Practical Radiation Oncology. 5, 4, p. e345-e353

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamically accumulated dose and 4D accumulated dose for moving tumors

Li, H., Li, Y., Zhang, X., Li, X., Liu, W., Gillin, M. T. & Zhu, X. R., Dec 2012, In : Medical physics. 39, 12, p. 7359-7367 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dosimetric effects caused by couch tops and immobilization devices: Report of AAPM Task Group 176

Olch, A. J., Gerig, L., Li, H., Mihaylov, I. & Morgan, A., Jun 2014, In : Medical physics. 41, 6, 061501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dosimetric benefits of robust treatment planning for intensity modulated proton therapy for base-of-skull cancers

Liu, W., Mohan, R., Park, P., Liu, Z., Li, H., Li, X., Li, Y., Wu, R., Sahoo, N., Dong, L., Zhu, X. R. & Grosshans, D. R., Nov 1 2014, In : Practical Radiation Oncology. 4, 6, p. 384-391 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Derivation of scatter kernel in CBCT imaging system

Li, H., Mohan, R. & Zhu, X. R., Dec 1 2006, Conference Record of the 40th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, ACSSC '06. p. 1851-1854 4 p. 4176892. (Conference Record - Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers).

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

Data descriptor: Dynamic contrastenhanced magnetic resonance imaging for head and neck cancers

Elhalawani, H., Ger, R. B., Mohamed, A. S. R., Awan, M. J., Ding, Y., Li, K., Fave, X. J., Beers, A. L., Driscoll, B., 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., Feb 13 2018, In : Scientific Data. 5, 180008.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Consensus Guidelines for Implementing Pencil-Beam Scanning Proton Therapy for Thoracic Malignancies on Behalf of the PTCOG Thoracic and Lymphoma Subcommittee

Chang, J. Y., Zhang, X., Knopf, A., Li, H., Mori, S., Dong, L., Lu, H. M., Liu, W., Badiyan, S. N., Both, S., Meijers, A., Lin, L., Flampouri, S., Li, Z., Umegaki, K., Simone, C. B. & Zhu, X. R., Sep 1 2017, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 99, 1, p. 41-50 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

Comprehensive Investigation on Controlling for CT Imaging Variabilities in Radiomics Studies

Ger, R. B., Zhou, S., Chi, P. C. M., Lee, H. J., Layman, R. R., Jones, A. K., Goff, D. L., Fuller, C. D., Howell, R. M., Li, H., Stafford, R. J., Court, L. E. & Mackin, D. S., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 13047.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Comparison of 2D Radiographic Images and 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography for Positioning Head-and-Neck Radiotherapy Patients

Li, H., Zhu, X. R., Zhang, L., Dong, L., Tung, S., Ahamad, A., Chao, K. S. C., Morrison, W. H., Rosenthal, D. I., Schwartz, D. L., Mohan, R. & Garden, A. S., Jul 1 2008, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 71, 3, p. 916-925 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Commissioning dose computation models for spot scanning proton beams in water for a commercially available treatment planning system

Zhu, X. R., Poenisch, F., Lii, M., Sawakuchi, G. O., Titt, U., Bues, M., Song, X., Zhang, X., Li, Y., Ciangaru, G., Li, H., Taylor, M. B., Suzuki, K., Mohan, R., Gillin, M. T. & Sahoo, N., Apr 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 4, 041723.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical outcomes of intensity modulated proton therapy and concurrent chemotherapy in esophageal carcinoma: a single institutional experience

Prayongrat, A., Xu, C., Li, H. & Lin, S. H., Jul 1 2017, In : Advances in Radiation Oncology. 2, 3, p. 301-307 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Clinical implementation of intensity modulated proton therapy for thoracic malignancies

Chang, J. Y., Li, H., Zhu, X. R., Liao, Z., Zhao, L., Liu, A., Li, Y., Sahoo, N., Poenisch, F., Gomez, D. R., Wu, R., Gillin, M. & Zhang, X., Nov 15 2014, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 90, 4, p. 809-818 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Characterization of dose impact on IMRT and VMAT from couch attenuation for two Varian couches

Li, H., Lee, A. K., Johnson, J. L., Zhu, R. X. & Kudchadker, R. J., 2011, In : Journal of applied clinical medical physics. 12, 3, p. 23-31 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Blind deblurring reconstruction technique with applications in SPECT imaging

Li, H. & Zheng, Y., Dec 1 2006, 2006 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP 2006 - Proceedings. p. 905-908 4 p. 4106677. (Proceedings - International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP).

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

Blind deblurring reconstruction technique with applications in PET imaging

Li, H., Qiao, F., Mawlawt, O. R., Zheng, Y. & Zhu, R. X., Nov 27 2007, 2007 4th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro - Proceedings. p. 173-176 4 p. 4193250. (2007 4th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro - Proceedings).

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

Blind deblurring reconstruction technique with applications in PET imaging

Li, H., Mawlawi, O. R., Zhu, R. X. & Zheng, Y., Jul 31 2009, In : International Journal of Biomedical Imaging. 2009, 718157.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

A single-field integrated boost treatment planning technique for spot scanning proton therapy

Zhu, X. R., Poenisch, F., Li, H., Zhang, X., Sahoo, N., Wu, R. Y., Li, X., Lee, A. K., Chang, E. L., Choi, S., Pugh, T., Frank, S. J., Gillin, M. T., Mahajan, A. & Grosshans, D. R., Sep 11 2014, In : Radiation Oncology. 9, 1, 202.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Application of blind deblurring reconstruction technique to SPECT imaging

Li, H. & Zheng, Y., 2007, In : International Journal of Biomedical Imaging. 2007, 63750.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

An improved method for analyzing and reporting patterns of in-field recurrence after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy in early-stage non-small cell lung cancer

Nantavithya, C., Gomez, D. R., Chang, J. Y., Mohamed, A. S. R., Fuller, C. D., Li, H., Brooks, E. D. & Gandhi, S. J., Apr 2020, In : Radiotherapy and Oncology. 145, p. 209-214 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Anatomic change over the course of treatment for non-small cell lung cancer patients and its impact on intensity-modulated radiation therapy and passive-scattering proton therapy deliveries

Chen, M., Yang, J., Liao, Z., Chen, J., Xu, C., He, X., Zhang, X., Zhu, R. X. & Li, H., Mar 5 2020, In : Radiation Oncology. 15, 1, 55.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

An analytical model for the upper bound estimation of respiratory motion–induced dose uncertainty in spot-scanning proton beam therapy

Li, H., Zhang, X., Li, Y. & Zhu, R. X., Nov 1 2019, In : Medical physics. 46, 11, p. 5249-5261 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Multi-Institutional Comparison of Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging Parameter Calculations

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., Houdt, P. J. V., 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., Heide, U. A. V. D., Frank, S. J., Barboriak, D. P., Hazle, J. D., Court, L. E., Kalpathy-Cramer, J. & Fuller, C. D., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 1, 11185.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

A CT-based software tool for evaluating compensator quality in passively scattered proton therapy

Li, H., Zhang, L., Dong, L., Sahoo, N., Gillin, M. T. & Zhu, X. R., Nov 21 2010, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 55, 22, p. 6759-6771 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle