Education

Graduate School
Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2005), Cell Biology
Medical School
Albert Einstein College of Medicine (2005)
Internship
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (2006), Internal Medicine
Residency
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center (2010), Radiation Oncology

Research Interest

  • Inflammation and Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Radiation Resistance
  • Metabolic Dysregulation and Lung Cancer
  • Oligometastatic Lung Cancer and Treatment with Radiation
  • Pathophysiology and Biology of Cachexia

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Implications of weight loss for cancer patients receiving radiotherapy.
Lau SKM, Iyengar P Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2017 Sep
Randomized Phase II Study Comparing Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation Alone To Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation And Consolidative Extra-Cranial Irradiation For Extensive Disease Small Cell Lung Cancer (ED-SCLC): NRG Oncology RTOG 0937.
Gore EM, Hu C, Sun AY, Grimm DF, Ramalingam SS, Dunlap NE, Higgins KA, Werner-Wasik M, Allen AM, Iyengar P, Videtic GMM, Hales RK, McGarry RC, Urbanic JJ, Pu AT, Johnstone CA, Stieber VW, Paulus R, Bradley JD J Thorac Oncol 2017 Jun
Multi-objective radiomics model for predicting distant failure in lung SBRT.
Zhou Z, Folkert M, Iyengar P, Westover K, Zhang Y, Choy H, Timmerman R, Jiang S, Wang J Phys Med Biol 2017 Jun 62 11 4460-4478
A new CT reconstruction technique using adaptive deformation recovery and intensity correction (ADRIC).
Zhang Y, Ma J, Iyengar P, Zhong Y, Wang J Med Phys 2017 Apr
Impact of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy Technique for Locally Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: A Secondary Analysis of the NRG Oncology RTOG 0617 Randomized Clinical Trial.
Chun SG, Hu C, Choy H, Komaki RU, Timmerman RD, Schild SE, Bogart JA, Dobelbower MC, Bosch W, Galvin JM, Kavadi VS, Narayan S, Iyengar P, Robinson CG, Wynn RB, Raben A, Augspurger ME, MacRae RM, Paulus R, Bradley JD J. Clin. Oncol. 2017 Jan 35 1 56-62
Application of Critical Volume Dose Constraints for SBRT in NRG Radiation Therapy Trials
Ritter T, Matuszak M, Chetty I, Mayo C, Wu J, Iyengar P, et al Int J Radiat Oncol Biol 2017 98 1 34-36
Rationale and evidence to combine radiation therapy and immunotherapy for cancer treatment.
Ishihara D, Pop L, Takeshima T, Iyengar P, Hannan R Cancer Immunol. Immunother. 2016 Oct
Key role for neutrophils in radiation-induced antitumor immune responses: Potentiation with G-CSF.
Takeshima T, Pop LM, Laine A, Iyengar P, Vitetta ES, Hannan R Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2016 Sep
Inverse 4D conformal planning for lung SBRT using particle swarm optimization.
Modiri A, Gu X, Hagan A, Bland R, Iyengar P, Timmerman R, Sawant A Phys Med Biol 2016 Aug 61 16 6181-202
Predicting distant failure in early stage NSCLC treated with SBRT using clinical parameters.
Zhou Z, Folkert M, Cannon N, Iyengar P, Westover K, Zhang Y, Choy H, Timmerman R, Yan J, Xie XJ, Jiang S, Wang J Radiother Oncol 2016 May

Honors & Awards

  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
    Plenary Speaker (2017)
  • ARRO
    Educator of the Year Teaching Award (2017)
  • American Cancer Society
    Research Scholar (2015)
  • Sidney Kimmel Cancer Research Foundation
    Translational Research Award (2013)
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
    President Research Council Distinguished Research Award (2012)
  • Lung Cancer Research Foundation
    Research Award (2011)
  • National Lung Cancer Partnership
    Young Investigator Research Award (2011)
  • Radiological Society of North America
    RSNA Research Grant Award Winner (2011)
  • Roentgen Research Award, RSNA Research and Education Foundation
    Research Resident Award (2010)
  • NIH Medical Scientist Training Program
    MD/PhD Program (2005)
  • ECOG Young Investigator Award cosponsored by Aventis
    (2001)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
  • Free to Breathe
  • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Research Foundation
  • NRG Oncology
  • Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
  • Radiological Society of North America