Minsong Cao
Member, Biochemistry, Biophysics & Structural Biology GPB Home Area, Physics & Biology in Medicine GPB Home Area

Dr. Cao received his Ph.D. in Medical Physics from Purdue University in 2007. Prior to joining UCLA, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Indiana University. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology in radiation therapy physics. His research interests include image guidance in radiation oncology, functional and physiological imaging and stereotactic body radiation therapy.


A selected list of publications:

Cao Minsong, Lasley Foster D, Das Indra J, Desrosiers Colleen M, Slessinger Eric D, Cardenes Higinia R   Evaluation of rotational errors in treatment setup of stereotactic body radiation therapy of liver cancer International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 2012; 84(3): e435-40.
Wu Huanmei, Zhao Qingya, Cao Minsong, Das Indra   A line-profile based double partial fusion method for acquiring planning CT of oversized patients in radiation treatment Journal of applied clinical medical physics / American College of Medical Physics, 2012; 13(2): 3629.
Cao Minsong, Das Indra J, Mahesh Mahadevappa   Technical factors for consideration in selecting a 4-D CT simulator Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, 2012; 9(6): 444-6.
Das Indra J, Cao Minsong, Cheng Chee-Wai, Misic Vladimir, Scheuring Klaus, Schüle Edmund, Johnstone Peter A S   A quality assurance phantom for electronic portal imaging devices Journal of applied clinical medical physics / American College of Medical Physics, 2011; 12(2): 3350.
Cao Minsong, Ko Song-Chu, Slessinger Eric D, DesRosiers Colleen M, Johnstone Peter A, Das Indra J   A simple method for dose fusion from multimodality treatment of prostate cancer: brachytherapy to external beam therapy Brachytherapy, 2011; 10(3): 214-20.
Stantz Keith M, Cao Minsong, Cao Ning, Liang Yun, Miller Kathy D   Monitoring the longitudinal intra-tumor physiological impulse response to VEGFR2 blockade in breast tumors using DCE-CT Molecular imaging and biology : MIB : the official publication of the Academy of Molecular Imaging, 2011; 13(6): 1183-95.
Gossman Michael S, Zhao Li, Cao Minsong, Lopez Jeffrey P, Das Indra J   Dosimetric impact of surgical clips in electron beam treatment of breast cancer Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists, 2010; 35(2): 85-6.
Cao Minsong, Liang Yun, Shen Changyu, Miller Kathy D, Stantz Keith M   Developing DCE-CT to quantify intra-tumor heterogeneity in breast tumors with differing angiogenic phenotype IEEE transactions on medical imaging, 2009; 28(6): 861-71.
Krishnamurthi Ganapathy, Stantz Keith M, Steinmetz Rosemary, Gattone Vincent H, Cao Minsong, Hutchins Gary D, Liang Yun   Functional imaging in small animals using X-ray computed tomography--study of physiologic measurement reproducibility IEEE transactions on medical imaging, 2005; 24(7): 832-43.