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CyberKnife® System Commissioning

July 28, 2022

Join Medical Physicist Jun Yang, Ph.D., DABR from Radiation Physics Solutions, United States and JunXin Oncology Group, China as he shares his experience in the commissioning of the CyberKnife® Treatment Delivery System. 

After viewing this webinar, participants should be able to understand the goal, resources, and steps required for the successful commissioning of a CyberKnife System.

Jun Yang

Jun Yang Ph.D., DABR, Medical Physicist, Radiation Physics Solutions, United States and JunXin Oncology Group, China 

Dr. Jun Yang received his Ph.D. in Bio-medical Engineering from the University of Miami in 2006. He has performed commissioning for around 100 CyberKnife systems and set up many CyberKnife programs around the world. He currently serves as the Chief physicist of Radiation Physics Solutions in the U.S. and JunXin Oncology Group in China. 

As a clinical associate professor at Drexel University and professor at Fudan University, Dr. Yang has published many peer-review papers on physics, clinical, and radiobiology with a focus on SRS/SBRT. He has participated in writing many professional guidelines, such as the TG 277 AAPM-RSS medical physics practice guideline for SRS-SBRT, updated TG 135 CyberKnife QA, white paper for radiosurgery physics, and CyberKnife QA guideline for China. He also serves on the editorial board for a few journals. Dr. Yang is a member of multiple professional societies.  He served as a board member of the Radiosurgery Society and the chair of the physics committee from 2012 to 2021.  He serves as a board member for AERO® since 2013. 

Gabriela Reis dos Santos de Jesus, Ph.D

Moderated by: Gabriela Reis dos Santos de Jesus, Ph.D., Medical Physicist, Hospital Vila Nova Star, Rede D´Or, São Paulo, Brazil 

Gabriela Reis, Ph.D. is a medical physicist at Rede D’Or in Brazil since 2018. She went to the Residency Program of Medical Physics/Radiotherapy at the Universidade de Sao Paulo from 2007-to 2009 where, in the following years, she contributed to the clinical training of medical and physicist residents, until she left to assume her current position. At Hospital Vila Nova Star, Rede D´Or, she led the group during the acceptance and commissioning of the first CyberKnife® and TomoTherapy® units in Brazil. She has expertise in high precision radiotherapy (SABR, SRS, IGRT, IMRT…) and she is one of the authors of a national book of quality control in Radiotherapy (2021, 2nd edition). At a national level, she is a member of the Brazilian Medical Physics Association’s Deliberative Council, and she is also a member of the AERO® Board.