Education

Other Post Graduate Training
UT Southwestern Medical School (2016)
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2016), Medical Sciences
Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2016)
Internship
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2017), Transitional Year
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2021), Radiation Oncology

Publications

An AI-based approach for modeling the synergy between radiotherapy and immunotherapy
Peng H, Moore C, Zhang Y, Saha D, Jiang S, Timmerman R Scientific reports 2024 Apr 14 8250
Adapt-On-Demand: A Novel Strategy for Personalized Adaptive Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Lung Cancer
Li R, Zhuang T, Montalvo S, Wang K, Parsons DD, Zhang Y, Iyengar P, Wang J, Godley A, Cai B, Lin M, Westover K Practical Radiation Oncology 2024
Beyond conventional bounds: Surpassing system limits for stereotactic ablative (SAbR) lung radiotherapy using CBCT-based adaptive planning system
Gonzalez Y, Visak J, Overman L, Liao CY, Yen A, Zhuang T, Cai B, Godley A, Zhang Y, Timmerman R, Iyengar P, Westover K, Parsons D, Lin MH Journal of applied clinical medical physics 2024
Systemic immune parameters after prior radiation therapy in patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors
Mundra V, Yang Y, von Itzstein MS, Fattah F, Gonugunta AS, Hannan R, Pop LM, Zhang Y, Wang Y, Sheffield T, Xie Y, Dowell JE, Homsi J, Rashdan S, Park J, Li QZ, Wakeland EK, Gerber DE Translational Oncology 2023 Aug 34
DNA-PKcs and ATM modulate mitochondrial ADP-ATP exchange as an oxidative stress checkpoint mechanism
Chen WM, Chiang JC, Shang Z, Palchik G, Newman C, Zhang Y, Davis AJ, Lee H, Chen PB EMBO Journal 2023 Mar 42
In vivo characterization of glutamine metabolism identifies therapeutic targets in clear cell renal cell carcinoma
Kaushik AK, Tarangelo A, Boroughs LK, Ragavan M, Zhang Y, Wu CY, Li X, Ahumada K, Chiang JC, Tcheuyap VT, Saatchi F, Do QN, Yong C, Rosales T, Stevens C, Rao AD, Faubert B, Pachnis P, Zacharias LG, Vu H, Cai F, Mathews TP, Genovese G, Slusher BS, Kapur P, Sun X, Merritt ME, Brugarolas J, DeBerardinis RJ Science Advances 2022 8
Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy for Oligoprogressive Renal Cell Carcinoma
Schoenhals JE, Mohamad O, Christie A, Zhang Y, Li D, Singla N, Bowman I, Arafat W, Hammers H, Courtney K, Cole S, Bagrodia A, Margulis V, Desai N, Garant A, Choy H, Timmerman R, Brugarolas J, Hannan R Advances in Radiation Oncology 2021 Sep 6
Cosmetic Outcomes of a Phase 1 Dose Escalation Study of 5-Fraction Stereotactic Partial Breast Irradiation for Early Stage Breast Cancer
Rahimi A, Morgan HE, Kim DW, Zhang Y, Leitch M, Wooldridge RD, Goudreau S, Haley BB, Rao R, Rivers A, Spangler AE, Jones RT, Stevenson S, Staley J, Albuquerque K, Ahn C, Neufeld S, Alluri PG, Ding C, Garwood D, Seiler S, Zhao B, Gu X, Timmerman R International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 2021 Jul 110 772-782
Risk Factors for Fat Necrosis After Stereotactic Partial Breast Irradiation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer in a Phase 1 Clinical Trial
Rahimi A, Zhang Y, Kim DW, Morgan H, Hossain F, Leitch M, Wooldridge RD, Seiler S, Goudreau S, Haley BB, Rao R, Rivers A, Spangler AE, Ahn C, Stevenson S, Staley J, Albuquerque K, Ding C, Gu X, Zhao B, Timmerman R International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 2020 Nov 108 697-706
Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy (SAbR) Used to Defer Systemic Therapy in Oligometastatic Renal Cell Cancer
Zhang Y, Schoenhals J, Christie A, Mohamad O, Wang C, Bowman I, Singla N, Hammers H, Courtney K, Bagrodia A, Margulis V, Desai N, Garant A, Choy H, Timmerman R, Brugarolas J, Hannan R International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics 2019 Oct 105 367-375

Honors & Awards

  • Forbeck Foundation Research Scholar Award
    (2023)
  • Clinical and Translational Science Pilot Grant
    (2022)
  • Distinguished Researcher Award from the President Research Council
    (2022)
  • Lung SPORES Career Enhancement Award
    (2022)
  • ASCO Young Investigator Award
    (2021)
  • Clinical and Translational Research Scholar (KL2) Award
    (2021-2023)
  • Finalist for J. Mitchell, George and Stephen Brown Award for Resident Excellence in Radiation Oncology
    (2021)
  • Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award
    (2021)
  • Radiation Oncology Early Career Development Award
    (2020)
  • Holman Research Fellow
    (2018-2020)
  • Gold Humanism Honors Society
    (2015)
  • The 29th Annual Ida M Green Award
    (2015)
  • Christine Wilson Award for Outstanding Student Research
    (2007)
  • Merrill Presidential Scholar
    (2007)