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

Obesity: Slim without the gym - the magic of chilling out.
Iyengar P, Scherer PE Nat Rev Endocrinol 2016 Feb
Local Therapy for Limited Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: What Are the Options and Is There a Benefit?
Iyengar P, Lau S, Donington JS, Suh RD Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book 2016 35 e460-7
Precision Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy in Poor Performing Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Phase 1 Dose Escalation Trial.
Westover KD, Loo BW, Gerber DE, Iyengar P, Choy H, Diehn M, Hughes R, Schiller J, Dowell J, Wardak Z, Sher D, Christie A, Xie XJ, Corona I, Sharma A, Wadsworth ME, Timmerman R Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2015 Sep 93 1 72-81
Driver Missense Mutation Identification Using Feature Selection and Model Fusion.
Soliman AT, Meng T, Chen SC, Iyengar SS, Iyengar P, Yordy J, Shyu ML J. Comput. Biol. 2015 Sep
Employment After Radiation Oncology Residency: A Survey of the Class of 2014.
Bland RE, Hodges JC, Folkert MR, Iyengar P, Meyer JJ Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2015 Aug 92 5 969-70
SABR for aggressive local therapy of metastatic cancer: A new paradigm for metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.
Westover KD, Iyengar P, Sharma AN, Timmerman R Lung Cancer 2015 May
Concurrent pemetrexed and radiation therapy in the treatment of patients with inoperable stage III non-small cell lung cancer: A systematic review of completed and ongoing studies.
Choy H, Gerber DE, Bradley JD, Iyengar P, Monberg M, Treat J, Govindan R, Koustensis A, Barker S, Obasaju C Lung Cancer 2015 Mar 87 3 232-240
Standard-dose versus high-dose conformal radiotherapy with concurrent and consolidation carboplatin plus paclitaxel with or without cetuximab for patients with stage IIIA or IIIB non-small-cell lung cancer (RTOG 0617): a randomised, two-by-two factorial phase 3 study.
Bradley JD, Paulus R, Komaki R, Masters G, Blumenschein G, Schild S, Bogart J, Hu C, Forster K, Magliocco A, Kavadi V, Garces YI, Narayan S, Iyengar P, Robinson C, Wynn RB, Koprowski C, Meng J, Beitler J, Gaur R, Curran W, Choy H Lancet Oncol. 2015 Feb 16 2 187-199
Phase II Trial of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Combined With Erlotinib for Patients With Limited but Progressive Metastatic Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Iyengar P, Kavanagh BD, Wardak Z, Smith I, Ahn C, Gerber DE, Dowell J, Hughes R, Abdulrahman R, Camidge DR, Gaspar LE, Doebele RC, Bunn PA, Choy H, Timmerman R J. Clin. Oncol. 2014 Oct
Neutrophil-lymphocyte and platelet-lymphocyte ratios as prognostic factors following stereotactic radiation therapy for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer.
Cannon NA, Meyer J, Iyengar P, Ahn C, Westover KD, Choy H, Timmerman R J Thorac Oncol 2014 Oct

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