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Wilfred F Ngwa, Ph.D.

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  1. Ngwa W, Kumar R, Thompson D, Lyerly W, Moore R, Reid TE, Lowe H, Toyang N. Potential of Flavonoid-Inspired Phytomedicines against COVID-19. Molecules. 2020 Jun 11; 25(11). PMID: 32545268.
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  2. Schuemann J, Bagley A, Berbeco R, Bromma K, Butterworth KT, Byrne H, Chithrani DB, Cho SH, Cook JR, Favaudon V, Gholami YH, Gargioni E, Hainfeld JF, Hespeels F, Heuskin AC, Ibeh UM, Kuncic Z, Kunjachan S, Lacombe S, Lucas S, Lux F, McMahon SJ, Nevozhay D, Ngwa W, Payne JD, Penninckx S, Porcel E, Prise KM, Rabus H, Ridwan SM, Rudek B, Sanche L, Singh B, Smilowitz HM, Sokolov KV, Sridhar S, Stanishevskiy Y, Sung W, Tillement O, Virani NA, Yantasee W, Krishnan S. Roadmap for metal nanoparticles in radiation therapy: current status, translational challenges, and future directions. Phys Med Biol. 2020 May 07. PMID: 32380492.
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  3. Wood J, Yasmin-Karim S, Mueller R, Viswanathan AN, Ngwa W. Single Radiotherapy Fraction with Local Anti-CD40 Therapy Generates Effective Abscopal Responses in Mouse Models of Cervical Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2020 Apr 22; 12(4). PMID: 32331490.
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  4. Irabor OC, Swanson W, Shaukat F, Wirtz J, Mallum AA, Ngoma T, Elzawawy A, Nguyen P, Incrocci L, Ngwa W. Can the Adoption of Hypofractionation Guidelines Expand Global Radiotherapy Access? An Analysis for Breast and Prostate Radiotherapy. JCO Glob Oncol. 2020 Apr; 6:667-678. PMID: 32343628.
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  5. Ngwa W, Olver I, Schmeler KM. The Use of Health-Related Technology to Reduce the Gap Between Developed and Undeveloped Regions Around the Globe. Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2020 Mar; 40:1-10. PMID: 32223667.
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  6. Boateng F, Ngwa W. Delivery of Nanoparticle-Based Radiosensitizers for Radiotherapy Applications. Int J Mol Sci. 2019 Dec 31; 21(1). PMID: 31906108.
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  7. Moreau M, Ibeh U, Decosmo K, Bih N, Yasmin-Karim S, Toyang N, Lowe H, Ngwa W. Flavonoid Derivative of Cannabis Demonstrates Therapeutic Potential in Preclinical Models of Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer. Front Oncol. 2019; 9:660. PMID: 31396485.
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  8. Boateng F, Ngwa W. Novel bioerodable eluting-spacers for radiotherapy applications with insitu dose painting. Br J Radiol. 2019 Jun; 92(1098):20180745. PMID: 31084497.
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  9. Mohsin Fareed M, Jamshed A, Butt S, Shaukat F, Nguyen PL, Ngwa WF. Evolution of Radiation Oncology in Pakistan. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 09 01; 105(1):11-16. PMID: 31029810.
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  10. Torres-Luquis O, Madden K, N'dri NM, Berg R, Olopade OF, Ngwa W, Abuidris D, Mittal S, Lyn-Cook B, Mohammed SI. LXR/RXR pathway signaling associated with triple-negative breast cancer in African American women. Breast Cancer (Dove Med Press). 2019; 11:1-12. PMID: 30588086.
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  11. Toomeh D, Gadoue SM, Yasmin-Karim S, Singh M, Shanker R, Pal Singh S, Kumar R, Sajo E, Ngwa W. Minimizing the potential of cancer recurrence and metastasis by the use of graphene oxide nano-flakes released from smart fiducials during image-guided radiation therapy. Phys Med. 2018 Nov; 55:8-14. PMID: 30471823.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  12. Yasmin-Karim S, Bruck PT, Moreau M, Kunjachan S, Chen GZ, Kumar R, Grabow S, Dougan SK, Ngwa W. Radiation and Local Anti-CD40 Generate an Effective in situ Vaccine in Preclinical Models of Pancreatic Cancer. Front Immunol. 2018; 9:2030. PMID: 30245691.
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  13. Ngwa W. Systemic immune effects boost radiotherapy. Nat Biomed Eng. 2018 08; 2(8):562-563. PMID: 31015632.
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  14. Yasmin-Karim S, Moreau M, Mueller R, Sinha N, Dabney R, Herman A, Ngwa W. Enhancing the Therapeutic Efficacy of Cancer Treatment With Cannabinoids. Front Oncol. 2018; 8:114. PMID: 29740535.
    Citations: 1     
  15. Moreau M, Yasmin-Karim S, Kunjachan S, Sinha N, Gremse F, Kumar R, Chow KF, Ngwa W. Priming the Abscopal Effect Using Multifunctional Smart Radiotherapy Biomaterials Loaded with Immunoadjuvants. Front Oncol. 2018; 8:56. PMID: 29594038.
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  16. Ngwa W, Irabor OC, Schoenfeld JD, Hesser J, Demaria S, Formenti SC. Using immunotherapy to boost the abscopal effect. Nat Rev Cancer. 2018 05; 18(5):313-322. PMID: 29449659.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    
  17. Tayyari F, Gowda GAN, Olopade OF, Berg R, Yang HH, Lee MP, Ngwa WF, Mittal SK, Raftery D, Mohammed SI. Metabolic profiles of triple-negative and luminal A breast cancer subtypes in African-American identify key metabolic differences. Oncotarget. 2018 Feb 20; 9(14):11677-11690. PMID: 29545929.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  18. Irabor OC, Kerry VB, Matton J, Ngwa W. Leveraging the Global Health Service Partnership Model for Workforce Development in Global Radiation Oncology. J Glob Oncol. 2018 09; (4):1-8. PMID: 29244633.
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  19. Ngwa W, Ikhile E, Ntekim A, Lasebikan N, Alabi A, Shagaya UN, Omolara F, Ali-Gombe M, Bojude AD, Ngoma M, Ngoma T, Bhagwat M, Irabor OC, Schoenfeld J, Nguyen P, Sajo E, Laurie F, Moni J, Fitzgerald TJ. Potential Role of the Quality Assurance Review Center Platform in Global Radiation Oncology. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 11 15; 99(4):956-962. PMID: 29063855.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Ngwa W, Kumar R, Moreau M, Dabney R, Herman A. Nanoparticle Drones to Target Lung Cancer with Radiosensitizers and Cannabinoids. Front Oncol. 2017; 7:208. PMID: 28971063.
    Citations: 1     
  21. Boateng F, Ngwa W. Modeling gold nanoparticle-eluting spacer degradation during brachytherapy application with in situ dose painting. Br J Radiol. 2017 Jun; 90(1074):20170069. PMID: 28383280.
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  22. Ngwa W, Ouyang Z. Following the Preclinical Data: Leveraging the Abscopal Effect More Efficaciously. Front Oncol. 2017; 7:66. PMID: 28447024.
    Citations: 4     
  23. Brivio D, Nguyen PL, Sajo E, Ngwa W, Zygmanski P. A Monte Carlo study of I-125 prostate brachytherapy with gold nanoparticles: dose enhancement with simultaneous rectal dose sparing via radiation shielding. Phys Med Biol. 2017 03 07; 62(5):1935-1948. PMID: 28140338.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Hao Y, Yasmin-Karim S, Moreau M, Sinha N, Sajo E, Ngwa W. Enhancing radiotherapy for lung cancer using immunoadjuvants delivered in situ from new design radiotherapy biomaterials: a preclinical study. Phys Med Biol. 2016 12 21; 61(24):N697-N707. PMID: 27910826.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  25. Balogun O, Rodin D, Ngwa W, Grover S, Longo J. Challenges and Prospects for Providing Radiation Oncology Services in Africa. Semin Radiat Oncol. 2017 04; 27(2):184-188. PMID: 28325246.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Ngwa W, Boateng F, Kumar R, Irvine DJ, Formenti S, Ngoma T, Herskind C, Veldwijk MR, Hildenbrand GL, Hausmann M, Wenz F, Hesser J. Smart Radiation Therapy Biomaterials. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 03 01; 97(3):624-637. PMID: 28126309.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Ouyang Z, Liu B, Yasmin-Karim S, Sajo E, Ngwa W. Nanoparticle-aided external beam radiotherapy leveraging the Cerenkov effect. Phys Med. 2016 Jul; 32(7):944-7. PMID: 27397906.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  28. Chin J, Ngwa W. SU-F-T-659: Nanoparticle-Aided Eye Plaque Radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3615. PMID: 28046271.
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  29. Boateng F, Ngwa W. MO-AB-BRA-02: Modeling Nanoparticle-Eluting Spacer Degradation During Brachytherapy Application with in Situ Dose-Painting. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3690-3691. PMID: 28046881.
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  30. Ouyang Z, Liu B, Yasmin-Karim S, Sajo E, Ngwa W. SU-G-TeP3-06: Nanoparticle-Aided External Beam Radiotherapy Leveraging the Cerenkov Effect. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3675. PMID: 28048421.
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  31. Yuan Y, Zhang Y, Yasmin-Karim S, Karve A, Sajo E, Ngwa W. SU-F-T-664: The Efficacy of Gold Nanoparticles as Contrast Agents in Mice. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3617. PMID: 28047498.
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  32. Toomeh D, Ngwa W, Sajo E, Hao Y, Gadoue S. WE-FG-BRA-09: Using Graphene Oxide Nano Flakes During Image Guided Radiotherapy to Minimize the Potential of Cancer Recurrence Or Metastasis. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3825. PMID: 28047773.
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  33. Ngwa W. WE-AB-204-03: Increasing Access to Medical Physics Education and Research Excellence (AMPERE). Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3789. PMID: 28047180.
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  34. Ouyang Z, Yasmin-Karim S, Strack G, Sajo E, Ngwa W. TU-H-CAMPUS-TeP2-05: Selective Protection of Normal Tissue by Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles During Radiation Therapy. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3784. PMID: 28046538.
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  35. Ngwa W. WE-H-201-02: Emerging Models and Opportunities in Global Health for Medical Physicists Powered by Information and Communication Technologies. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3839. PMID: 28046328.
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  36. Liu B, Ouyang Z, Sajo E, Ngwa W. SU-F-T-663: Cerenkov Radiation Enhanced Radiotherapy with Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticle: A Monte Carlo Study. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3616-3617. PMID: 28046392.
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  37. Ngwa W, Sajo E, Ngoma T, Dachi J, Julius Mwaiselage J, Kenton O, Avery S. SU-F-E-14: Global Radiation Oncology Education and Training in Medical Physics Powered by Information and Communication Technologies. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3356. PMID: 28048147.
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  38. Mueller R, Hao Y, Hesser J, Ngwa W. TU-H-CAMPUS-TeP3-02: In-Situ Dose Painting Using Gold Nanoparticles Released From Cylindrically Shaped Fiducials During External Beam Radiation Therapy. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3787. PMID: 28046495.
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  39. AlMansour S, Chin J, Sajo E, Ngwa W. SU-F-T-660: Evaluating the Benefit of Using Dual-Function Fiducial Markers for In-Situ Delivery of Radiosenistizing Gold Nanoparticles During Image-Guided Radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3616. PMID: 28048346.
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  40. Ouyang Z, Strack G, Sajo E, Ngwa W. SU-F-T-676: Measurement of Hydroxyl Radicals in Radiolized Water Systems. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3619-3620. PMID: 28046871.
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  41. Yasmin-Karim S, Moreau M, Kumar R, Makrigiorgos GM, Hanlon J, Arnoldussen M, Hempstead J, Celli J, Ngwa W. SU-G-TeP3-05: In Vitro Demonstration of Endothelial Dose Enhancement Due to Gold Nanoparticles During Low-Voltage Radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3674-3675. PMID: 28046346.
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  42. Moreau M, Yasmin-Karim S, Hao Y, Ngwa W. SU-F-T-59: The Effect of Radiotherapy Dose On Immunoadjuvants. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3475. PMID: 28047448.
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  43. Oumano M, Ngwa W, Celli J, Arnoldussen M, Hanlon J, Hempstead J, Petrovic L. TU-H-CAMPUS-TeP3-01: Gold Nanoparticle-Enhanced Radiation Therapy in In Vitro A549 Lung Carcinoma: Studies in Both Traditional Monolayer and Three Dimensional Cell Culture Models. Med Phys. 2016 Jun; 43(6):3787. PMID: 28047161.
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  44. Ouyang Z, Mainali MK, Sinha N, Strack G, Altundal Y, Hao Y, Winningham TA, Sajo E, Celli J, Ngwa W. Potential of using cerium oxide nanoparticles for protecting healthy tissue during accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI). Phys Med. 2016 Apr; 32(4):631-5. PMID: 27053452.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Brivio D, Zygmanski P, Arnoldussen M, Hanlon J, Chell E, Sajo E, Makrigiorgos GM, Ngwa W. Kilovoltage radiosurgery with gold nanoparticles for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD): a Monte Carlo evaluation. Phys Med Biol. 2015 Dec 21; 60(24):9203-13. PMID: 26576672.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Ngwa W, Ngoma T, Zietman A, Mayr N, Elzawawy A, Winningham TA, Balogun O, Enwerem-Bromson N, Ntizimira C, Olopade OI, Oluwole D, Odedina F, Williams M, Flanigan J, Asana L, Ngwa K, Avery S, Pollard JM, Roland T, Funwi-gabga N, Mbarika V, Hardenbergh P, Winkfield K, Pipman Y, Stefan C, Ngoma M, Mohammed S, Katz M, Erno S, Moni J, Fitzgerald T, Tonlaar N, Efstathiou J, Gierga D, Ayo C, Knaul F, Gospodarowicz M, Makrigiorgos GM, Nguyen PL. Closing the Cancer Divide Through Ubuntu: Information and Communication Technology-Powered Models for Global Radiation Oncology. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Mar 01; 94(3):440-9. PMID: 26867873.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Cifter G, Chin J, Cifter F, Altundal Y, Sinha N, Sajo E, Ngwa W. Targeted radiotherapy enhancement during electronic brachytherapy of accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) using controlled release of gold nanoparticles. Phys Med. 2015 Dec; 31(8):1070-1074. PMID: 26404139.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Avery S, Kenton O, bin Dachi J, Metz J, Ngwa W. Radiation Oncology Solutions in Tanzania. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Dec 01; 93(5):961-2. PMID: 26581133.
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  49. Hao Y, Altundal Y, Moreau M, Sajo E, Kumar R, Ngwa W. Potential for enhancing external beam radiotherapy for lung cancer using high-Z nanoparticles administered via inhalation. Phys Med Biol. 2015 Sep 21; 60(18):7035-43. PMID: 26309064.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  50. Jermoumi M, Yucel A, Hao Y, Cifter G, Sajo E, Ngwa W. A Software App for Radiotherapy with In-situ Dose-painting using high Z nanoparticles. IFMBE Proc. 2015 Jun; 51:618-621. PMID: 27453711.
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  51. Altundal Y, Sajo E, Ngwa W. SU-D-210-04: Using Radiotherapy Biomaterials to Brand and Track Deadly Cancer Cells. Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3222. PMID: 26127225.
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  52. Cifter G, Sajo E, Korideck H, Kumar R, Sridhar S, Cormack R, Makrigiorgos G, Ngwa W. MO-FG-BRA-05: Next Generation Radiotherapy Biomaterials Loaded With Gold Nanoparticles. Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3565. PMID: 26128708.
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  53. Jermoumi M, Sajo E, Houari K, Ngwa W. TU-F-CAMPUS-T-05: Dose Escalation to Biological Tumor Volumes of Prostate Cancer Patients Using Gold Nanoparticles. Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3644. PMID: 26129119.
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  54. Hao Y, Cifter G, Altundal Y, Sinha N, Moreau M, Sajo E, Makrigiorgos G, Ngwa W. MO-FG-BRA-04: Leveraging the Abscopal Effect Via New Design Radiotherapy Biomaterials Loaded with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors. Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3565. PMID: 26128710.
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  55. Mainali M, Ngwa W, Cifter G, Celli J. TU-F-CAMPUS-T-01: Potential of Using Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles (CONP) for Protecting Healthy Tissue During Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI). Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3643. PMID: 26129114.
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  56. Sinha N, Cifter G, Ngwa W. SU-E-T-750: Three Dimensional in Silico Study of Brachytherapy Application with In-Situ Dose-Painting Administered Via Gold-Nanoparticle Eluters. Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3509. PMID: 26128413.
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  57. Brivio D, Zygmanski P, Sajo E, Makrigiorgos G, Ngwa W. TU-F-CAMPUS-T-02: Monte Carlo Evaluation of Kilovoltage Radiosurgery with AuNPs for Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3644. PMID: 26129120.
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  58. Ouyang Z, Altundal Y, Sajo E, Ngwa W. SU-E-T-279: Dose Enhancement Effect Due to Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Employed as Radiation Protectants. Med Phys. 2015 Jun; 42(6):3397. PMID: 26127943.
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  59. Jermoumi M, Korideck H, Bhagwat M, Zygmanski P, Makrigiogos GM, Berbeco RI, Cormack RC, Ngwa W. Comprehensive quality assurance phantom for the small animal radiation research platform (SARRP). Phys Med. 2015 Jul; 31(5):529-35. PMID: 25964129.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  60. Ngwa WF, Teboh R, Orton CG. Point/counterpoint. Radiotherapy is an appropriate treatment to consider for patients infected with the Ebola virus. Med Phys. 2015 Mar; 42(3):1149-52. PMID: 25735269.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  61. Ngwa W, Sajo E, Ngoma T, Bortfeld T, Gierga D, White KB, Akinwande B, Enwerem-Bromson MM, Teboh Forbang R, Winningham TA, Court LE, Odedina FT, Wu R, Makrigiorgos M, Nguyen PL. Potential for information and communication technologies to catalyze global collaborations in radiation oncology. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Feb 01; 91(2):444-7. PMID: 25636767.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    
  62. Altundal Y, Sajo E, Makrigiorgos GM, Berbeco RI, Ngwa W. Nanoparticle-aided Radiotherapy for Retinoblastoma and Choroidal Melanoma. IFMBE Proc. 2015; 51:907-910. PMID: 28003818.
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  63. Altundal Y, Cifter G, Detappe A, Sajo E, Tsiamas P, Zygmanski P, Berbeco R, Cormack RA, Makrigiorgos M, Ngwa W. New potential for enhancing concomitant chemoradiotherapy with FDA approved concentrations of cisplatin via the photoelectric effect. Phys Med. 2015 Feb; 31(1):25-30. PMID: 25492359.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  64. Sinha N, Cifter G, Sajo E, Kumar R, Sridhar S, Nguyen PL, Cormack RA, Makrigiorgos GM, Ngwa W. Brachytherapy application with in situ dose painting administered by gold nanoparticle eluters. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Feb 01; 91(2):385-92. PMID: 25482302.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  65. Altundal Y, Sajo E, Korideck H, Ngwa W. WE-G-BRE-03: Dose Painting by Numbers Using Targeted Gold Nanoparticles. Med Phys. 2014 Jun; 41(6):517. PMID: 28038123.
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  66. Cifter G, Chin J, Cifter F, Sinha N, Bellon J, Sajo E, Ngwa W. WE-G-BRE-09: Targeted Radiotherapy Enhancement During Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (ABPI) Using Controlled Release of Gold Nanoparticles (GNPs). Med Phys. 2014 Jun; 41(6):519. PMID: 28036641.
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  67. Cormack R, Ngwa W, Tangutoori S, Rajiv K, Sridhar S, Makrigiorgos G. SU-F-19A-08: Optimal Time Release Schedule of In-Situ Drug Release During Permanent Prostate Brachytherapy. Med Phys. 2014 Jun; 41(6):389-390. PMID: 28036433.
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  68. Sinha N, Cifter G, Sajo E, Ngwa W. SU-E-T-333: Towards Customizable Radiotherapy Enhancement (CuRE) for Prostate Cancer Using Cisplatin Nanoparticles. Med Phys. 2014 Jun; 41(6):301. PMID: 28037935.
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  69. Jermoumi M, Korideck H, Zygmanski P, Berbeco R, Makrigiorgos G, Cormack R, Ngwa W. SU-E-T-89: Comprehensive Quality Assurance Phantom for the Small Animal Radiation Research Platform. Med Phys. 2014 Jun; 41(6):242. PMID: 28037111.
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  70. Bortfeld T, Ngoma T, Odedina F, Morgan S, Wu R, Sajo E, Ngwa W. WE-A-16A-01: International Medical Physics Symposium: Increasing Access to Medical Physics Education/Training and Research Excellence. Med Phys. 2014 Jun; 41(6):484-486. PMID: 28038196.
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  71. Ngwa W, Moreau M, Asana L. MO-E-18C-05: Global Health Catalyst: A Novel Platform for Enhancing Access to Medical Physics Education and Research Excellence (AMPERE). Med Phys. 2014 Jun; 41(6):427. PMID: 28037385.
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  72. Hao Y, Altundal Y, Sajo E, Detappe A, Makrigiorgos G, Berbeco R, Ngwa W. WE-G-BRE-06: New Potential for Enhancing External Beam Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer Using FDA-Approved Concentrations of Cisplatin Or Carboplatin Nanoparticles Administered Via Inhalation. Med Phys. 2014 Jun; 41(6):518. PMID: 28038024.
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  73. Ngwa W, Kumar R, Sridhar S, Korideck H, Zygmanski P, Cormack RA, Berbeco R, Makrigiorgos GM. Targeted radiotherapy with gold nanoparticles: current status and future perspectives. Nanomedicine (Lond). 2014 May; 9(7):1063-82. PMID: 24978464.
    Citations: 27     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  74. Kumar R, Korideck H, Ngwa W, Berbeco RI, Makrigiorgos GM, Sridhar S. Third generation gold nanoplatform optimized for radiation therapy. Transl Cancer Res. 2013 Aug; 2(4). PMID: 24392307.
    Citations: 14     
  75. Ngwa W. MO-F-134-04: Access for Minorities to Physics Education & Research Excellence (AMPERE). Med Phys. 2013 Jun; 40(6Part25):414. PMID: 28518842.
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  76. Cifter G, Sajo E, Makrigiorgos G, Ngwa W. WE-A-108-02: Radiotherapy Enhancement for Prostate Cancer Using Platinum-Based Nanoparticles. Med Phys. 2013 Jun; 40(6Part28):465. PMID: 28519960.
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  77. Sinha N, Sajo E, Korideck H, Makrigiorgos G, Ngwa W. SU-E-T-586: Brachytherapy Application with in Situ Dose-Painting Administered Via Gold-Nanoparticle Eluters (BANDAGE) for Prostate Cancer (PCa). Med Phys. 2013 Jun; 40(6Part20):340. PMID: 28519075.
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  78. Ngwa W, Altundal Y, Sajo E, Makrigiorgos G, Berbeco R. WE-E-108-02: Tumor Vasculature Dose-Painting with FDA Approved Concentrations of Cisplatin, Oxaliplatin, and Carboplatin Nanoparticles During External Beam Radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2013 Jun; 40(6Part29):488. PMID: 28518614.
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  79. Altundal Y, Sajo E, Makrigiorgos G, Ngwa W. SU-E-T-302; Customizable Radiotherapy Enhancement (CuRE) for Retinal Diseases Using Nanoparticles. Med Phys. 2013 Jun; 40(6Part15):274. PMID: 28518577.
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  80. Wack L, Ngwa W, Tryggestad E, Tsiamas P, Berbeco R, Ng SK, Hesser J, Zygmanski P. High throughput film dosimetry in homogeneous and heterogeneous media for a small animal irradiator. Phys Med. 2014 Feb; 30(1):36-46. PMID: 23510532.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  81. Detappe A, Tsiamas P, Ngwa W, Zygmanski P, Makrigiorgos M, Berbeco R. The effect of flattening filter free delivery on endothelial dose enhancement with gold nanoparticles. Med Phys. 2013 Mar; 40(3):031706. PMID: 23464301.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  82. Zygmanski P, Hoegele W, Tsiamas P, Cifter F, Ngwa W, Berbeco R, Makrigiorgos M, Sajo E. A stochastic model of cell survival for high-Z nanoparticle radiotherapy. Med Phys. 2013 Feb; 40(2):024102. PMID: 23387781.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  83. Tsiamas P, Liu B, Cifter F, Ngwa WF, Berbeco RI, Kappas C, Theodorou K, Marcus K, Makrigiorgos MG, Sajo E, Zygmanski P. Impact of beam quality on megavoltage radiotherapy treatment techniques utilizing gold nanoparticles for dose enhancement. Phys Med Biol. 2013 Feb 07; 58(3):451-64. PMID: 23302438.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    
  84. Berbeco RI, Korideck H, Ngwa W, Kumar R, Patel J, Sridhar S, Johnson S, Price BD, Kimmelman A, Makrigiorgos GM. DNA damage enhancement from gold nanoparticles for clinical MV photon beams. Radiat Res. 2012 Dec; 178(6):604-8. PMID: 23148509.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  85. Ngwa W, Korideck H, Kassis AI, Kumar R, Sridhar S, Makrigiorgos GM, Cormack RA. In vitro radiosensitization by gold nanoparticles during continuous low-dose-rate gamma irradiation with I-125 brachytherapy seeds. Nanomedicine. 2013 Jan; 9(1):25-7. PMID: 23041410.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  86. Ngwa W, Makrigiorgos GM, Berbeco RI. Gold nanoparticle enhancement of stereotactic radiosurgery for neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Phys Med Biol. 2012 Oct 21; 57(20):6371-80. PMID: 22995994.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  87. Ngwa W, Makrigiorgos M, Berbeco R. SU-E-T-408: Enhancing Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Using Gold Nanoparticles. Med Phys. 2012 Jun; 39(6Part16):3798. PMID: 28517204.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  88. Ngwa W, Tsiamas P, Zygmanski P, Makrigiorgos GM, Berbeco RI. A multipurpose quality assurance phantom for the small animal radiation research platform (SARRP). Phys Med Biol. 2012 May 07; 57(9):2575-86. PMID: 22491061.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  89. Ngwa W, Makrigiorgos GM, Berbeco RI. Gold nanoparticle-aided brachytherapy with vascular dose painting: estimation of dose enhancement to the tumor endothelial cell nucleus. Med Phys. 2012 Jan; 39(1):392-8. PMID: 22225308.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  90. Ngwa W, Korideck H, Chin LM, Makrigiorgos GM, Berbeco RI. MOSFET assessment of radiation dose delivered to mice using the Small Animal Radiation Research Platform (SARRP). Radiat Res. 2011 Dec; 176(6):816-20. PMID: 21962005.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  91. Berbeco RI, Ngwa W, Makrigiorgos GM. Localized dose enhancement to tumor blood vessel endothelial cells via megavoltage X-rays and targeted gold nanoparticles: new potential for external beam radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Sep 01; 81(1):270-6. PMID: 21163591.
    Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  92. Ngwa W, Makrigiorgos GM, Berbeco RI. Applying gold nanoparticles as tumor-vascular disrupting agents during brachytherapy: estimation of endothelial dose enhancement. Phys Med Biol. 2010 Nov 07; 55(21):6533-48. PMID: 20959684.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  93. Waghorn BJ, Shah AP, Ngwa W, Meeks SL, Moore JA, Siebers JV, Langen KM. A computational method for estimating the dosimetric effect of intra-fraction motion on step-and-shoot IMRT and compensator plans. Phys Med Biol. 2010 Jul 21; 55(14):4187-202. PMID: 20601779.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  94. Kamanyi AE, Grill W, Ngwa W, Luo W. Advances in phase-sensitive acoustic microscopy studies of polymer blend films: annealing effects and micro-elastic characterization of PS/PMMA blends. J Microsc. 2010 May; 238(2):134-44. PMID: 20529061.
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  95. Ngwa W, Meeks SL, Kupelian PA, Schnarr E, Langen KM. Validation of a computational method for assessing the impact of intra-fraction motion on helical tomotherapy plans. Phys Med Biol. 2009 Nov 07; 54(21):6611-21. PMID: 19826197.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  96. Langen KM, Lu W, Ngwa W, Willoughby TR, Chauhan B, Meeks SL, Kupelian PA, Olivera G. Correlation between dosimetric effect and intrafraction motion during prostate treatments delivered with helical tomotherapy. Phys Med Biol. 2008 Dec 21; 53(24):7073-86. PMID: 19015580.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  97. Kamanyi A, Ngwa W, Betz T, Wannemacher R, Grill W. Combined phase-sensitive acoustic microscopy and confocal laser scanning microscopy. Ultrasonics. 2006 Dec 22; 44 Suppl 1:e1295-300. PMID: 16806359.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  98. Ngwa W, Luo W, Kamanyi A, Fomba KW, Grill W. Characterization of polymer thin films by phase-sensitive acoustic microscopy and atomic force microscopy: a comparative review. J Microsc. 2005 Jun; 218(Pt 3):208-18. PMID: 15958013.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  99. Laforsch C, Ngwa W, Grill W, Tollrian R. An acoustic microscopy technique reveals hidden morphological defenses in Daphnia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Nov 09; 101(45):15911-4. PMID: 15520396.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  100. Ngwa W, Wannemacher R, Grill W. Phase-sensitive acoustic microscopy of polymer thin films. Ultrasonics. 2004 Apr; 42(1-9):983-7. PMID: 15047417.
    Citations:    Fields:    
  101. Schiller J, Naji L, Trampel R, Ngwa W, Knauss R, Arnold K. Pulsed-field gradient-nuclear magnetic resonance (PFG NMR) to measure the diffusion of ions and polymers in cartilage: applications in joint diseases. Methods Mol Med. 2004; 101:287-302. PMID: 15299221.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  102. Ngwa W, Geier O, Stallmach F, Naji L, Schiller J, Arnold K. Cation diffusion in cartilage measured by pulsed field gradient NMR. Eur Biophys J. 2002 Mar; 31(1):73-80. PMID: 12046899.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  103. Najl L, Trampel R, Ngwa W, Knauss R, Schiller J, Arnold K. [Study of diffusion in cartilage by the "PFG" (pulsed-field gradient NMR) technique]. Z Med Phys. 2001; 11(3):179-86. PMID: 11668815.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
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