Education

Graduate School
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2005), Nuclear Engineering/radiological Sciences
Medical School
Harvard Medical School (2009)
Internship
Mount Auburn Hospital (2010), Internal Medicine
Clinical Research Fellowship
Cornell/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2013), Clinical Research
Residency
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2013), Radiation Oncology
Chief Resident
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2014), Radiation Oncology

Research Interest

  • Brachytherapy
  • Charged-particle therapy
  • Image analysis and outcomes modeling
  • Image-guided and navigational interventional technology
  • Interventions for Toxicity Reduction
  • Intraoperative radiation therapy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Ocular tumors
  • Oligometastatic disease
  • Primary and metastatic lesions of the spine
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Spinal nerve tolerance to single-session stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SAbR).
Hrycushko B, van der Kogel AJ, Phillips L, Folkert M, Sayre JW, Vernino S, Hassan-Rezaeian N, Foster RD, Yamada Y, Timmerman R, Medin PM, Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2019 Apr
Automatic PET cervical tumor segmentation by combining deep learning and anatomic prior.
Chen L, Shen C, Zhou Z, Maquilan G, Albuquerque K, Folkert MR, Wang J Phys Med Biol 2019 Feb
Multi-objective based radiomic feature selection for lesion malignancy classification.
Zhou Z, Li S, Qin G, Folkert M, Jiang S, Wang J, IEEE J Biomed Health Inform 2019 Feb
A Phase II Clinical Trial of SAbR Followed by Immediate Vertebroplasty for Spine Metastases.
Wardak Z, Bland R, Ahn C, Xie XJ, Chason D, Morrill K, Stehel E, Nedzi L, Ding C, Medin P, Boike T, Abdulrahman R, Folkert M, Iyengar P, Kim N, Choy H, Bagley C, Timmerman R Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2019 Jan
4D liver tumor localization using cone-beam projections and a biomechanical model.
Zhang Y, Folkert MR, Li B, Huang X, Meyer JJ, Chiu T, Lee P, Tehrani JN, Cai J, Parsons D, Jia X, Wang J Radiother Oncol 2018 Nov
A pilot study using kernelled support tensor machine for distant failure prediction in lung SBRT.
Li S, Yang N, Li B, Zhou Z, Hao H, Folkert MR, Iyengar P, Westover K, Choy H, Timmerman R, Jiang S, Wang J Med Image Anal 2018 Sep 50 106-116
Value of combined adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation on survival for stage III uterine cancer: is less radiation equal to more?
Wang CJ, Christie A, Folkert MR, Xie XJ, Albuquerque K J Gynecol Oncol 2018 Jul 29 4 e49
Shell feature: a new radiomics descriptor for predicting distant failure after radiotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer and cervix cancer.
Hao H, Zhou Z, Li S, Maquilan G, Folkert MR, Iyengar P, Westover KD, Albuquerque K, Liu F, Choy H, Timmerman RD, Yang L, Wang J Phys Med Biol 2018 Apr
Accurate segmenting of cervical tumors in PET imaging based on similarity between adjacent slices.
Chen L, Shen C, Zhou Z, Maquilan G, Thomas K, Folkert MR, Albuquerque K, Wang J Comput. Biol. Med. 2018 Apr 97 30-36
Prognostic Significance of Nodal Location and Ratio in Stage IIIC Endometrial Carcinoma Among a Multi-Institutional Academic Collaboration.
Mayadev J, Elshaikh MA, Christie A, Nagel C, Kennedy V, Khan N, Lea J, Ghanem A, Miller D, Xie XJ, Folkert M, Albuquerque K Am. J. Clin. Oncol. 2018 Apr

Books

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Pancreatic adenocarcinoma. In Target Volume Delineation for Conformal and Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy

Romesser P.B., Folkert M.R., Goodman K.A. (2015). Switzerland, Springer International Publishing

Honors & Awards

  • 2016-2017 ARRO Educator of the Year Award
    (2017)
  • 2014 American Brachytherapy Society Resident Travel Grant Award
    (2014)
  • 2013 ASTRO Resident Clinical /Basic Science Research Award (Physics)
    (2013)
  • ASCO Pain and Symptom Management (Merit) Award
    (2013)
  • “Best of ASTRO” Presentation Recognition
    (2013)
  • New York Roentgen Society “Best of ASTRO 2011” Award, CNS
    (2011)
  • MIT Karl Taylor Compton Prize
    (2005)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Radium Society (2016)
  • Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) (2014)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) (2012)
  • American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) (2011)
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) (2010)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) (2005)