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Michael A. Lamba, PhD


Director, Graduate Education; Medical Physicist

Radiation Oncology | College of Medicine

  • Doctoral Degree: University of Cincinnati (Nuclear Engineering, Medical Physics option)
  • Master's Degree: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (Radiological Sciences)
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Virginia (Nuclear Engineering)
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Peer Reviewed Publications

Korns, Julianna; McCauley, Shelby; Lehn, Maria; Takiar, Vinita; Sertorio, Mathieu; Lamba, Michael 2023. Varied Photon Radiation Sources Produce Differences in Cellular Response. Radiation research, 199 4, 422-428

Mast, T Douglas; Johnstone, David A; Dumoulin, Charles L; Lamba, Michael A; Patch, Sarah K 2023. Reconstruction of thermoacoustic emission sources induced by proton irradiation using numerical time reversal. Physics in medicine and biology, 68 2,

Garrett, Matthew C; Albano, Rebecca; Carnwath, Troy; Shah, Sanjit; Woo, Daniel; Lamba, Michael; Plas, David R; Paranjpe, Aditi; Roskin, Krishna; Zhao, Chuntao; Lu, Richard 2022. Chromatin structure predicts survival in glioma patients. Scientific reports, 12 1, 8221

Xiao, Zhiyan; Zhang, Yongbin; Speth, Joseph; Lee, Eunsin; Mascia, Anthony; Lamba, Michael 2022. Evaluation of a conventionally shielded proton treatment room for FLASH radiotherapy. Medical physics, ,

Freese, Christopher; Sudhoff, Mickaela; Lewis, Luke; Lamba, Michael; Kharofa, Jordan 2018. The volume of PET-defined, active bone marrow spared predicts acute hematologic toxicities in anal cancer patients receiving concurrent chemoradiotherapy. Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden), 57 5, 683-686

Raghubar, Kimberly P; Lamba, Michael; Cecil, Kim M; Yeates, Keith Owen; Mahone, E Mark; Limke, Christina; Grosshans, David; Beckwith, Travis J; Ris, M Douglas 2018. Dose-volume metrics and their relation to memory performance in pediatric brain tumor patients: A preliminary study. Pediatric blood & cancer, 65 9, e27245

Sandwall, Peter A; Bastow, Brandt P; Spitz, Henry B; Elson, Howard R; Lamba, Michael; Connick, William B; Fenichel, Henry 2018. Radio-Fluorogenic Gel Dosimetry with Coumarin. Bioengineering (Basel, Switzerland), 5 3,

Zhou, Y M; Freese, C; Meier, T; Go, D; Khullar, K; Sudhoff, M; Lamba, M; Kharofa, J 2018. The absolute volume of PET-defined, active bone marrow spared predicts for high grade hematologic toxicity in cervical cancer patients undergoing chemoradiation. Clinical & translational oncology : official publication of the Federation of Spanish Oncology Societies and of the National Cancer Institute of Mexico, 20 6, 713-718

Brahimaj, Bledi; Lamba, Michael; Breneman, John C; Warnick, Ronald E 2016. Iodine-125 seed migration within brain parenchyma after brachytherapy for brain metastasis: case report. Journal of neurosurgery, 125 5, 1167-1170

Qi, Zhihua; Lemen, Lisa C; Lamba, Michael; Chen, Hua-Hsuan; Samaratunga, Ranasinghage; Mahoney, Mary; Hendrick, R Edward 2016. Radiation Dose to the Breast by 64-slice CT: Effects of Scanner Model and Study Protocol. Academic radiology, 23 8, 987-93

Amoush, Ahmad; Luckstead, Marcus; Lamba, Michael; Elson, Howard; Kassing, William 2013. A comparison of HDR near source dosimetry using a treatment planning system, Monte Carlo simulation, and radiochromic film. Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists, 38 2, 160-4

Mart, Chris J; Elson, Howard R; Lamba, Michael A S 2012. Measurement of low-energy backscatter factors using GAFCHROMIC film and OSLDs. Journal of applied clinical medical physics, 13 6, 3832

Offerman, Shannon; Lamba, Michael; Lavigne, Ruth 2011. Effect of breast volume on treatment reproducibility on a tomotherapy unit in the treatment of breast cancer. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 80 2, 417-21

Verma, Sadhna; Rajesh, Arumugam; Morales, Humberto; Lemen, Lisa; Bills, Gordon; Delworth, Mark; Gaitonde, Krish; Ying, Jun; Samartunga, Ranasinghe; Lamba, Michael 2011. Assessment of aggressiveness of prostate cancer: correlation of apparent diffusion coefficient with histologic grade after radical prostatectomy. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 196 2, 374-81

Bennett, Brian Richard; Lamba, Michael A S; Elson, Howard R 2010. Analysis of peripheral doses for base of tongue treatment by linear accelerator and helical TomoTherapy IMRT. Journal of applied clinical medical physics, 11 3, 3136

Blonigen, Brian J; Steinmetz, Ryan D; Levin, Linda; Lamba, Michael A; Warnick, Ronald E; Breneman, John C 2009. Irradiated Volume as a Predictor of Brain Radionecrosis after Linear Accelerator Stereotactic Radiosurgery. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, ,

Breneman, John C; Steinmetz, Ryan; Smith, Aaron; Lamba, Michael; Warnick, Ronald E 2009. Frameless image-guided intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery: clinical outcomes for brain metastases. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 74 3, 702-6

Lamba, Michael; Breneman, John C; Warnick, Ronald E 2009. Evaluation of image-guided positioning for frameless intracranial radiosurgery. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 74 3, 913-9

Moeckly, Steven R; Lamba, Michael; Elson, Howard R 2008. Respiratory motion effects on whole breast helical tomotherapy. Medical physics, 35 4, 1464-75

Ris, M Douglas; Ryan, Patricia McDonough; Lamba, Michael; Brenemen, John; Cecil, Kim; Succop, Paul; Ball, William 2005. An improved methodology for modeling neurobehavioral late-effects of radiotherapy in pediatric brain tumors. Pediatric blood & cancer, 44 5, 487-93

Slate, Lawrence J; Elson, Howard R; Lamba, Michael A S; Kassing, William M; Soldano, Michael; Barrett, William L 2004. A Monte Carlo brachytherapy study for dose distribution prediction in an inhomogeneous medium. Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists, 29 4, 271-8

Lamba, Michael; Holland, Scott K; Schmithorst, Vincent; Dardzinski, Bernard; d'Errico, Francesco; Nath, Ravinder 2003. Fast high-resolution 3D segmented echo planar imaging for dose mapping using a superheated emulsion chamber. Magnetic resonance in medicine, 49 4, 675-81

d'Errico, F; Nath, R; Lamba, M; Holland, S K 1998. A position-sensitive superheated emulsion chamber for three-dimensional photon dosimetry. Physics in medicine and biology, 43 5, 1147-58

Fodor, J; Breneman, J C; Lamba, M A; Foster, A E; Elson, H 1998. Modification of a linear accelerator table top for non-coplanar conformal brain radiotherapy. Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists, 23 1, 27-9

Lamba, M; Holland, S K; Elson, H; d'Errico, F; Nath, R 1998. Magnetic resonance imaging of microbubbles in a superheated emulsion chamber for brachytherapy dosimetry. Medical physics, 25 12, 2316-25

Harris, C K; Elson, H R; Lamba, M A; Foster, A E 1997. Comparison of effectiveness of thermoluminescent crystals LiF:Mg,Ti, and LiF:Mg,Cu,P for clinical dosimetry. Medical physics, 24 9, 1527-9

Siochi, R A; Elson, H R; Foster, A E; Lamba, M A 1997. A self-collimating convolution backprojection algorithm for optimizing dose distributions of I-125 prostate implants. Medical physics, 24 2, 241-9

Taha, J M; Lamba, M A; Samaratunga, C; Breneman, J C; Warnick, R E 1996. A method to reduce systematic spatial shift associated with magnetic resonance imaging. Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, 66 1-3, 118-22

Breneman, J C; Elson, H R; Little, R; Lamba, M; Foster, A E; Aron, B S 1990. A technique for delivery of total body irradiation for bone marrow transplantation in adults and adolescents. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 18 5, 1233-6

Guarnaschelli, Jess N; Vagal, Achala S; McKenzie, Joshua T; McPherson, Christopher M; Warnick, Ronald E; Batra, Vivek; Breneman, John C; Lamba, Michael A . Target definition for malignant gliomas: no difference in radiation treatment volumes between 1.5T and 3T magnetic resonance imaging. Practical radiation oncology, 4 5, e195-201

Nelson, Bailey; Lamba, Michael; Ewart, Steven; Ike, Nnamdi; Lewis, Luke; Pater, Luke . Normal tissue exposure and second malignancy risk in vertebral-body-sparing craniospinal irradiation. Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists, 47 2, 142-145

Sandwall, Peter A; Feng, Yuntao; Platt, Michael; Lamba, Michael; Mahalingam, Sudha . Evolution of brachytherapy treatment planning to deterministic radiation transport for calculation of cardiac dose. Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists, 43 2, 150-158