Pilot Projects Publication and Presentations by Pilot Project Title

    The following listing of publications, posters and presentations represents work related to research funded under the Dart-Dose CMCR Pilot Project Program. To link the work to specific pilot project descriptions and collaborators, click the title of the project. This information is supplied in reports from the Pilot Projects Principal Investigators and as such may be incomplete, especially when the work is still ongoing. Information will be added as it becomes available.

  1. Standards for L-band Tooth Dosimetry

    Yu Z, Eaton GR, Eaton SS. Poster Presentation. Super-absorbent polymers as matrices for EPR. Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance, Denver, CO, July 28 - August 1, 2013.

  2. Influence of commercial resins on the dosimetric signal recorded in teeth

    Levêque P, Desmet C, Dos Santos-Goncalvez AM, Beun S, Leprince JG, Leloup G, Gallez B. Influence of Free Radicals Signal from dental resins on the Radio-Induced Signal in Teeth in EPR Retrospective Dosimetry, PLOS ONE, Vol 8, Issue 5 (May 2013).

  3. Thermal Tomography as a Predictor for Radiation Induced Skin Injuries

    Biswal NC, Anderson J, Sun J, Bernard DA, Jegier BJ, Wu Z, Dandekar V, Yao R, Darwish N, Woloschak GE, Griem KL, Chu JCH. Oral presentation. Early Detection of Radiation Skin Reactions by Changes in Thermal Effusivity. AAPM Midwest Chapter Spring Meeting, Winfield, IL, April 27, 2013.

    Anderson J, Sun J, Biswal NC, Bernard DA, Jegier BJ, Wu Z, Dandekar V, Yao R, Darwish N, Woloschak GE, Gayle E, Griem KL, Chu JCH. Poster presentation.Thermal effusivity Changes Predict Radiation Exposure. AAPM 55th Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, August 4-8, 2013.

    Chu J, Biswal N, Anderson J, Darwish N, Sun J, Bernard D, Woloschak G, Jegier B, Wu Z, Dandekar V, Griem K. Oral Presentation.Three-dimensional thermal tomography as predictor for radiation-induced skin reactions. 41st Annual ISOTT/EPR 2013 Conference, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 22-29, 2013.

  4. PCC in Mass Casuality: Rapid Dose Assessment and Detection Heterogeneity of Exposure[back to top]

    Darroudi F, Mahmoudzadeh A, Meijers M, Akhlaghpour S. Oral presentation. Application of PCC fusion method to assess the effect of low and high doses of ionizing radiation of different qualities. Proceedings of EPR Bio Dose 2013 International Symposium, 24-28 March 2013, Leiden, The Netherlands. pp 116

    Darroudi F. Oral Presentation. Application of Premature Chromosome Condensation (PCC) in mass casualty accidents: For rapid dose assessments following exposure to ionizing radiation. 41st Annual ISOTT/EPR 2013 Conference, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 22-29, 2013.

  5. Investigation of Dose Formation in Nails Under Fallout Radiation[back to top]

    Khailov AM, Ivannikov AI, Skvortsov VG, Stepanenko VF, Orlenko SP, Flood A, Williams BB, Swartz HM. Poster presentation. Calculation by the Monte-Carlo method of the conversion coefficients from dose absorbed in the fingernails to whole body dose at gamma irradiation. Abstract Book of The Joint International Symposia on EPR Dosimetry and Dating and the International Conference on Biological Dosimetry, Leiden, The Netherlands, March 24-28, 2013. p 208

    Khvostunov IK, Ivannikov AI, Skvortsov VG, Yu NG, Golub EV. Poster presentation. A correlation between cytogenetic dosimetry from blood lymphocytes and EPR dosimetry from tooth enamel of radiation emergency victims. Abstract Book of The Joint International Symposia on EPR Dosimetry and Dating and the International Conference on Biological Dosimetry, Leiden, The Netherlands, March 24-28, 2013. p 179

    Ivannikov AI, Skvortsov VG. Stepanenko VF, Tsyb AF. Oral presentation. Joint verification of the tooth enamel EPR dosimetry results and the results of dose determination by analytical methods for the population of radioactive contaminated territories. Abstract Book of The Joint International Symposia on EPR Dosimetry and Dating and the International Conference on Biological Dosimetry, Leiden, The Netherlands, March 24-28, 2013. p 50

    Khailov AM, Ivannikov AI, Skvortsov VG, Stepanenko VF, Orlenko SP, Flood AB, Williams BB, Swartz HM. Oral Presentation. Calculation by the Monte-Carlo method of the conversion coefficients from dose absorbed in the fingernails to whole body dose at gamma irradiation. 41st Annual ISOTT/EPR 2013 Conference, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 22-29, 2013.

    Skvortsov VG, Ivannikov AI, Khailov AM, Flood AB, Williams BB, Swartz HM. Poster Presentation. Investigation of dose formation in nails and teeth from fallout radiation. Center for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation Annual Meeting, Bethesda, Maryland, January 8, 2014.

    Ivannikov A, Skvortsov VG, Stepanenko VF, Zhumadilov KS. Comparative analysis between radiation doses obtianed by EPR dosimetry using tooth enamel and established analytical methods for the population of radioactively contaminated territories. Radiation Protection Dosimetry (2014), p 1-5.

    Khailov AM, Ivannikov AI, Skvortsov VG, Stepanenko VF, Orlenko SP, Flood AB, Williams BB, Swartz HM. Calculation by the Monte-Carlo method of doses absorbed in the fingernails and their ratios to whole body doses at gamma irradiation for monoenergetic plane source on the ground. Radiation Measurements. (Submitted).

  6. Intestinal Microbiota for Radiation Biodosimetry[back to top]

    Lam V, Moulder JE, Salzman NH, Dubinsky EA, Andersen GL, Baker JE, Intestinal microbiota as novel biomarkers of prior radiation exposure. Radiation Research, Vol 177, 573-583 (2012).

  7. Improving Accuracy of Automated Detection of Radiation-Derived Damage[back to top]

    Subasinghe AA, Samarabandu J, Knoll J., Rogan PK. Oral Presentation. Automated metaphase chromosome centromere refinement using fuzzy inference systems. 6th Canadian Student Conference on Biomedical Computing and Engineering. May 26-28, 2011, London ON Canada.

    Li Y, Wikramasinghe A, Subasinghe A, Samarabandu J, Knoll J, Rogan P. Oral Presentation. Large scale automated interpretation of cytogenetic biodosimetry data.Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (ISCB), Ann Arbor, MI, May 15-17, 2012.

    Ranjan R, Subasinghe A, Samarabandu J, Rogan PK, Knoll JHM. Automatic Detection of Pale Path and Overlaps in Chromosome Images using Adaptive Search Technique and Re-thresholding. Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, pp 462-466, 2012.

    Arachchige AS, Samarabandu J, Rogan PK, Knoll JHM.Intensity integrated Laplacian algorithm for human metaphase chromosome centromere detection. 2012 25th IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering. pp:1-4. DOI: 10.1109/CCECE.2012.6334866.

    Subasinghe AA, Samarabandu J, Knoll J, Rogan PK. Intensity Integrated Laplacian Based Thickness Measurement for Detecting Human Metaphase Chromosome Centromere Location. IEEE Trans. Biomedical Engineering, DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2013.2248008.

    Li Y, Wickramasinghe A, Subasinghe A, Samarabandu J, Knoll J, Wilkins R, Flegal F, Rogan PK. Towards Large Scale Automated Interpretation of Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Data. Paper #1569626685. IEEE 6th Annual International conference on Automation for Sustainability, 2012. pp 30-35 DOI: 10.1109/ICIAFS.2012.6420039

    Rogan PK, Li Y, Wickramasinghe A, Subasinghe A, Caminsky N, Khan W, Samarabandu J, Knoll JH. Wilkins R, Flegal F. Automating Dicentric Chromosome Detection from Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Data. Radiation Protection Dosimetry (2014), p 1-11

  8. A Clinical Analysis of Emesis as a Screening Diagnostic for Radiation Dose[back to top]

    Ali A, Switchenko J, Perino L, Flood A, Swartz H.Poster Presentation. A Clinical Analysis of Emesis as a Medical Screening Diagnostic for Radiation Dose. Radiation Research Society Annual Meeting, September 15-19, 2013, New Orleans, LA .

    Ali AN, Switchenko JM, Perino LJ, Flood AB, Swartz, HM. Oral Presentation. A Clinical Analysis of Emesis as a Medical Screening Diagnostic For Radiation Exposure. 41st Annual ISOTT/EPR 2013 Conference, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 22-29, 2013.

    Ali AN, Switchenko JM, Perino LJ, Flood AB, Swartz, HM. Oral Presentation. Poster Presentation. A Clinical Analysis of Emesis as a Medical Screening Diagnostic for Radiation Dose. Center for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation Annual Meeting, Bethesda, Maryland, January 8, 2014

    Camarata A. Emesis in Total Body Irradiation. Oral Presentation. Radiation Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, April 30, 2014.

  9. Reference Materials for Development and Deployment of EPR Biodosimetry Systems.[back to top]

    Chow L, Takagi S, Desrosiers MF. Oral Presentation. A Self-hardening Carbonated Hydroxyapatite Cement as a Reference Material for EPR Biodosimetry Systems.41st Annual ISOTT/EPR 2013 Conference, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 22-29, 2013.

  10. ZTE imaging of teeth for EPR dosimetry applications[back to top]

    Gimi B, Williams BB, Swartz HM, Zhu G. Poster Presentation.A MRI of tooth enamel. 41st Annual ISOTT/EPR 2013 Conference, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 22-29, 2013

  11. Low Temperature ESR study of radiation-induced signals in nail clippings.[back to top]

    Ramanathan C, Guy M. Poster Presentation.Low-temperature longitudinally detected W-band ESR to study RIS in nail clippings. 41st Annual ISOTT/EPR 2013 Conference, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 22-29, 2013.

  12. New step in sample preparation procedure for ex-vivo EPR fingernail dosimetry.[back to top]

    Romanyukha A, Sholom S, McKeever SWS. Poster Presentation. New step in sample preparation procedure for ex-vivo EPR fingernail dosimetry. 41st Annual ISOTT/EPR 2013 Conference, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 22-29, 2013

    Romanyukha, A., Trompier, F., Reyes, R.A., Christensen, D.M., Iddins, C.J., Sugarman, S.L. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance radiation dose assessment in fingernails of the victim exposed to high dose as result of an accident. Radiat. Environ. Biophys., DOI 10.1007/s00411-014-0553-6 (2014)