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Christopher J. Tien, PhD awarded pilot grant

March 13, 2023
by Christopher J. Tien

Christopher J. Tien, PhD, assistant professor and lead physicist for Brachytherapy in the Department of Therapeutic Radiology in the Yale School of Medicine, was recently awarded a pilot grant from the American Cancer Society and Yale Cancer Center for his application “Characterization of a novel brachytherapy applicator with dynamic shielding for radiation therapy in cervical cancer.” As Dr. Tien is a clinical physicist, this grant represents his first extramural funding. Other members of the Yale Cancer Center will be key collaborators on the work, specifically: Dr. Emily Draeger, Dr. Jay (Zhe) Chen, and Dr. Shari Damast.

Submitted by Dianna Malvey on March 13, 2023